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The Bayview

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Goofster56 Methuen, Massachusetts
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This was my husband's and my first experience visiting Bar Harbor. We could not have been more pleased with the reception and service we received at the Bayview. We were made to feel completely at home from checkin to checkout...not just by the front desk staff, but by housekeeping and everyone else with which we came into contact during our... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at The Bayview at the beginning of our trip to Maine. The townhouse was clean, neatly appointed, and had all the kitchen utensils needed. There as a great view of the bay from the back deck. It worked great for the four of us. The breakfast, which was included in the price was wonderful. The husband and wife... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Now my family has been here for 7 years. It has been incredible staying here and cannot have been better. Everyone is so nice and their breakfast is free and the best hotel breakfast I have ever had. We will always go there when we can and I want everyone else to.

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you Nathan! This was the nicest review ever! We liked having you and your family here with us. I don't know if we are the best in Maine but I do know that having guests like you makes us feel that way! I made sure to let the breakfast staff know just how happy you were too! We all... More

La Barge, Wyoming
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked out of townhouse #312 on August 20. The view was awesome, the staff were awesome (easy drop-off and pick-up in town too), the breakfast was awesome. Staying in the townhouse was nice with three sleeping areas, a full kitchen, and a washer/dryer. We had a trailer and they let us park it along the side which worked out... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

I remember you and thank you! We enjoyed having all of you here. I am glad we could accommodate the trailer for you. We all know what parking challenges we face around Bar Harbor in the summertime! I will pass along all of your compliments and comments too – and a special thank you from me for mentioning the view!... More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is incredibly clean from top to bottom. The bathroom looked like it was installed the morning we got their and never used. The staff couldn't do enough to help in three days I only had to open the front door one time. My wife asked for an extra blanket at the front desk and it was delivered before... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

How wonderful! I think it is important to tell you how much we enjoy providing "incredible service". We have been extremely fortunate to welcome guests that make it easy to tend out to them. Whether we are welcoming guests back year after year or meeting them for the first time it is a pleasure. Bar Harbor is a great place... More

Louisville, Kentucky
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Bayview August 5-9 . Have to say it was one of the nicest places we have ever stayed in! The people there were all very friendly and helpful from the front desk to the shuttle drivers, to the chef and food helpers, to the bartenders, John and Harry, and the housekeepers Becky and Debbie! Everyone was very... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We all really appreciate the kind words! The entire team here does a wonderful job and when guests take the time to learn the names of the staff and mention them individually it means even more. You even talked about our community as a whole and that is such a nice thing to hear. Summer in Bar Harbor... More

Towson, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved everything about this place. The people were kind, the food was great, the rooms were spotless, and the view was to die for. It is close to Bar Harbor, although I don't believe in walking distance, but is quiet.

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Wonderful review! I agree with you about the people, the food, the rooms and the view. The walk into town is always a matter of preference. There are days I think it is lovely, and there are days I think no way! Either way, thank you so much! I also wanted to tell you about the view this morning around... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant hotel. We had a room with a balcony overlooking the bay and the view as superb. Room was large, comfortable and very tidy. Breakfast was superb and could be taken out on the balcony of the dining room. Free coffee and cookies were available throughout the day. We did have a minor issue with guests next door to... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! I admit we do tend to undersell ourselves in some ways but for all the right reasons! We would rather “wow” a guest when they arrive instead of a “whoa” this isn’t what we thought it would be! Expectations are a very personal thing – we just want people to enjoy themselves and I... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been visiting Bar Harbor for 4 of the last 6 years. We have stayed at the Bayview every time because of it's consistant service, hospitality and home like feel. What a great group they have working there from the cleaning staff to the front desk staff. The manager Trish even takes the time to recognize... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We aim to be consistent in all areas so you can be sure of what to expect when you get here! Wish we could do the same with the weather! It is so nice for all of us here to have so many guests return. I know we aren’t supposed to get personal on TripAdvisor but... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had originally wanted to get a room closer to Bar Harbor's downtown area, but boy am I glad I didn't! Located close to the entrance of Acadia National Park, the main reason for our three-day visit, The Bayview feels like a family-run business, combining the best of a hotel and a B&B into one fabulous stay. It has everything... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

And my response? We couldn’t have enjoyed your visit more! It is so nice reading a positive review of our location. I think it is just right, close but not too close! Then the staff comment, well, I have said it before and I will say it again, the staff is like family to us! We just aren’t all related!... 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*
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Personalized friendly service, peaceful and quiet setting, spectacular views, close to downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Spacious oceanfront hotel rooms with balconies, some family friendly, or larger two and three bedroom townhomes and house. Expanded continental breakfast, pool, shuttle service, fresh baked cookies, lounge and limited wireless internet. ... more   less 
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