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The Bayview

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The value for this small inn is exceptional. The service was truly world class and the cookies were unbelievably good. Everything was first class from the room, the view, the peaceful, quiet surroundings and the wonderful staff. They have a free shuttle to drive you to the Bar Harbor restaurants and sites (about a mile away). The breakfast (included with... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! I agree totally with your review! The cookies are excellent, my waistline can attest to that! This fall was just beautiful. The colors were spectacular and the oak trees still have the rust tones even with all the wind, rain and snow we have had lately! Your room tip was right too! All of our hotel rooms have... More

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great, spacious room with a view over the water.The breakfast was good and varied and there were delicious free biscuits every afternoon. There was a free shuttle to town but it was also walkable (about 25 minutes). My only criticism is that our room was downstairs and the floorboards creaked above us and unfortunately the people staying... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. I’m glad that you had such a nice stay and we enjoyed having you! I also understand your comments about the floorboards. We have done just about everything possible to reduce the creaking of the floorboards and even with all the improvements there will always be creaks. I even contacted the original... More

Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister has never been to Maine and lives in Oregon. Since she was coming such a long way I wanted to make sure her vacation was the best it could be. Acadia was gorgeous and to complement it all the Bayview was everything I wanted for her and more. My sister and I had a big room, the most... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We are all pleased you “did it up right!” for your sister and we were a part of that! I think the weather has made the fall this year just perfect…except for the snowstorm yesterday! I can understand you not wanting to leave. I would like to think it was because of the “big room, comfortable beds, fantastic... More

Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent four nights at the Bayview. Very nice hotel with an excellent and always helpful staff. Breakfast was always great and the sweet treats in the afternoon were to die for. Beautiful view from all of the hotel rooms.

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The view is beautiful and the sunrise this morning was spectacular! Even though we are now closed for the winter we still work every day and prepare for next season so we get to enjoy the view year round. You said how much you enjoyed the breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used TripAdvisor for all my research of where to stay on my 3 week vacation which included Bar Harbor. First of all I love TripAdvisor. What a useful traveling tool. Because of the Bayview's positive reviews, this is where I chose my 4 day stay. I called 5 other places that had excellent reviews but I knew even over... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

You are very welcome! I think TripAdvisor is a great tool also. I enjoy responding to all of our reviews because it gives me the chance to honestly clarify any issues that may have come up and say thank you to all the guests that take the time to write. That and I love the detailed feedback from our customers.... More

Grafton, Ohio
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in the middle of October. Our package included the Acadia Nature Cruise, Tour of Acadia, dinner for two at The Chartroom, and a packed lunch to eat at our leisure. Everything was taken care of by the wonderful staff-especially Jocelyn! We appreciated the free shuttle service and all of the other amenities. Bar Harbor and... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so pleased you liked the package. We partnered with some great businesses that seem to share our philosophy of customer service and it just made sense to do it. We can help with the things you want to do and guide you in the right direction. Jocelyn is great, she, like everyone that works here, wants... More

Madison
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the hotel 10/5-10/7/14 and really enjoyed the view from our second floor room. The room, however seemed spartan and under-decorated with only one picture on the wall and not a lot of amenities in the bathroom. The breakfast was really good, too, but overall, we feel that the inn was overpriced. We will probably... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! I am glad you enjoyed the view and your stay with us. Our price is based on our location and the fact that all of our rooms are oceanfront. I think that we are probably one of the best values around for the product we sell but then I am prejudiced and I admit it! There are a... More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in September and enjoyed every minute. We were lucky enough to get a third floor room but the lower floors have a terrific view also. The top floor has the best views over the trees, etc. but has no deck top so if it rains......! But, it did not rain while we were there so... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! Wasn’t September a great month? The leaves started to turn early and we were afraid that they would be at peak well before mid-October but they weren’t! The temperatures were perfect (except for one or two nights!) and the sunrises were spectacular over Bar Island, almost as good as the sunsets over Hulls Cove! The best part of... More

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting luxury hotel, amazing bathroom, pristine rooms etc, however, it is a very nice hotel. Would stay again in a heartbeat. Our view of the bay in the morning and at sunset was worth it! The cookies at check in- love it. I would expect a 4star hotel to have nicer shampoos etc. however it was fine. The... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind review! I think you were disappointed with The Bayview and I am sorry about that. I very diligently try to explain thoroughly just what to expect. Our soaps and shampoo are “our scent” since the first day we opened our doors back in 1985! Bayberry just seemed like a perfect match! I have had... More

Joliet, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Just returned from a 10 night stay at Bayview .Has to be the best place to stay near Acadia and Bar Harbor . The view is breathtaking , The staff is A+++ , The Amenities are second to none . All day shuttle service , Very knowledgeable staff, on the surronding area for all your questions . The rooms were... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We all enjoyed having you here and look forward to your return next year. Guests that stay for a while and guests that return for a visit are nice for everyone. We like the familiar faces (even Betty will remember you next year!) and we like the relaxed feel of the lobby and the breakfast room when everyone... More

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Address: 111 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bayview 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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