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Bass Cottage Inn

14 The Field, PO Box 242, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Bass Cottage Inn
Ranked #4 of 33 Bar Harbor B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We loved the Bass Cottage Inn for a number of reasons. The service was superb--they had everything you could ever want from cookies, to beverages always available. The staff were eager to answer questions and make recommendations or talk about the history of the place. The inn itself was beautiful--it was spacious and immaculate and had the feel of an... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks to these fine folks from Hawaii who traveled a looonngg way to enjoy Mount Desert Island, ME and The Bass Cottage. And many thanks to our staff who understand the need for absolute cleanliness and who help us keep the inn so sparkling. More

New Hope, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The Bass Cottage Inn is a lovingly restored mansion, hidden from view (behind some banks), a few steps away from the intersection of Cottage and Main Street. All of the Bar Harbor restaurants, shops and attractions are within a comfortable walking distance. The Hostess, Susan, introduced us to the Inn, providing us with an overview of the facility,its history and... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thanks to these guests from PA for staying with us and taking the time weeks later to write this excellent review. We're glad they enjoyed their stay and that they found our staff so helpful. Please do come back again....and we love it when folks recommend The Bass Cottage Inn to their family and friends, as this accounts for a... More

Halifax, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

My wife and I enjoyed a 2 night stay here during our self drive tour of New England 'In the Fall'. We were warmly welcomed and given a brief history of the Inn whilst being shown around the public areas and shown to our room which I thought was a nice touch. It is a lovely property, tucked nicely away... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks to this UK couple who made Bar Harbor and The Bass Cottage Inn one of their stops on their autumnal New England tour. We're glad they enjoyed their stay with us and took the time to share their experiences on Tripadvisor. We realize that folks coming from away need good advice on activities and dining so that they... More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

This lovely B&B is situated right in the middle of Bar Harbor town center, but tucked inside a quiet side street. Steps away from the water, bike/canoe rentals, shoppings, and restaurants. The B&B is beautifully decorated, rooms are clean and beautiful. We have room 6, comes with a sizable bathroom, all true to the pictures posted at their website. Breakfast... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thanks to these guests for taking the time to write such a detailed, well-considered review of their stay at The Bass Cottage Inn, Bar Harbor. We know from experience that it takes a fine mix of details to make a great holiday experience - location, food, comfort, cleanliness and just the appropriate amount of personal attention. We're glad they appreciated... More

Munich, Germany
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
36 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

The location is perfect- you are a stones throw from multiple restaurants and the water. The inn is beautiful and the common areas are tastefully decorated. Unfortunately we missed the wine and cheese while we were here. The only reason I cannot give the Bass Cottage Inn 5 stars is because our room was so small we could hardly fit... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thanks to these folks from Munich, Germany for writing a review covering all they liked about The Bass Cottage Inn. We have a range of rooms -- from large & luxurious to cute & cosy - with a range of amenities and price-points. Travelers who will be coming with weeks worth of luggage might consider a larger room. Thanks for... More

Shadyside, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

If you want a clean, quiet place to stay but want to be within walking distance to shops, dining, and the coast, this is it! We stayed in room 6 which was just perfect. The bed was the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in while away from home. The inn was comfortable and so quiet at night. The... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

We are absolutely delighted when guests appreciate all the little things we do here at The Bass Cottage Inn to help them relax and feel welcome. Thanks to these wonderful guests from Ohio for taking the time to help other prospective guests evaluate their B&B picks in Bar Harbor. We do hope to see them again. More

Clayton, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The staff was amazing, they take their responsibility to the guest seriously and genuinely want you to have a good stay. The inn is beautiful and retains much of the history through its revitalization. Room 6 was fabulous, and i would love to try out some of the other rooms. I liked that the other guests were quiet as well.... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions of your recent stay at The Bass Cottage Inn, Bar Harbor., and, are happy you enjoyed your too-brief visit. We do hope you come back again. Cheers. More

Houston, Texas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

If you are looking for a romantic getaway with outdoor activities, this is the place. The innkeepers and their staff are so hospitable. They make the overall environment so relaxing and comfortable. And the food is AMAZING! If you are a foodie who likes outdoors, look no further. Book here and you will have zero regrets.

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

We are happy that these guests enjoyed the quintessential Bar Harbor/Acadia experience: the natural beauty of Acadia National Park and the quiet comfort at The Bass Cottage Inn. Food is an important part of the guest experience and executive chef/innkeeper Teri oversees the menu and its execution. "Perfect" is hard to attain, but we strive for excellence every day. Thanks... More

New Orleans, Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We stayed one night in this tastefully decorated inn. The happy hour was a little disappointing, just veggies for munchies served with wine, most everyone grabbed their wine and either returned to their room or camped out in diff areas downstairs so there wasn't any socializing. The breakfast more than made up for it with chorizo hash and eggs served... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for these folks from New Orleans for staying with us and taking the time to write about their stay. While they seemed to enjoy their visit they did mention that the wine hour wasn't lively enough for them. Clearly, this depends on the mood and needs of all the guests. Very frequently there is lively conversation. We let... More

london
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This place has pedigree. My fiance and I spent three wonderful nights in Bass cottage and we cannot say enough positive things about it. The Inn is beautiful, the staff is charming, the breakfasts are sensational and the rooms are tastefully, timelessly comfortable. The complimentary wine and fresh baking were much appreciated, and even though we were in the smallest... More

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BassCottage, Owner at Bass Cottage Inn, responded to this review

We're so pleased that we impressed this young couple from London with their Bass Cottage Inn experience. WE were impressed with their dedication to early morning runs! The review is flattering and we appreciate their kind words and their business. Cheers!! More

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Additional Information about Bass Cottage Inn

Also Known As:
Bass Cottage Hotel
Bass Cottage Hotel Bar Harbor
Bass Cottage Inn Bar Harbor, Maine
Address: 14 The Field, PO Box 242, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 33 B&Bs / Inns in Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern. Maine. Classic. Bar Harbor's finest boutique inn. Yankee Magazine "Best of New England / Editors' Choice" award winner. Member of the Diamond Collection. Bar Harbor's premier luxury inn featuring sophisticated, elegant accommodations and gourmet breakfasts. Located steps from the waterfront, shopping, restaurants and just minutes from Acadia National Park. Fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and free WiFi. Open mid-May through end of October each year. ... more   less 

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