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The Bayview

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #1 of 40 Hotels in Bar Harbor
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
LindaandEllen Southfield, Michigan
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Southfield, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We absolutely loved the Bayview. The staff were warm and welcoming, had some marvelous recommendations for restaurants and tours. Not only that but they went overboard to make sure we got where we needed to go, the shuttle took the concern about lack of parking out of the equation. The large room overlooked the water and the breakfasts were excellent... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Bayview from Sept 3-7, and give our experience there the highest rating. The breakfast was wonderful. The shuttle into Bay Harbor was terrific due to the impossible parking situation in Bar Harbor. Suggestions were given for dinner, and they even made the reservation for us. The walk into Bar Harbor only takes 20 minutes, and I... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. I am pleased that we fit the bill for you! I think Bar Harbor is a beautiful town (I am a native after all!) yet in the summer I find it very busy and tend to avoid driving downtown. Having the shuttle service available is a good thing for all of us.... More

Oxford, Mississippi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

King Size Pillows on a king size bed! Why are they so rare? Not at the Bay View. Every day at 2:00 pm there are fresh cookies and brownies and there are always enough for after dinner too. Al took us back and forth to town, sometimes twice a day. You are close to Acadia Park and town. The Inn... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! I laughed out loud when I read the king pillow comment. I admit I was one of those “why do I need a king pillow?” types and then I tried one. Oh yes, it makes a huge difference on a king bed! I’m glad you mentioned that! Thank you also for mentioning the cookies, our location, and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfection! Friendliest staff from the front desk, room attendants, shuttle drivers and chef's we have ever encountered on any of our trips (7 and counting). The Bayview Inn has set the bar HIGH on future trips. This quiet quaint Inn thinks of everything including the welcome note in the room upon arrival, fresh baked cookies every afternoon and shuttle service... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We had an awesome time having you here – lots of fun and energy! I had booked your reservation last winter and remembered thinking how great it sounded to have a “Girls Trip”. I wanted to make sure you began your stay with big smiles. I needn’t have worried about that, I think the minute you drove in... More

Bellevue, IA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very charming inn. The rooms were lovely. Had a great view. The afternoon cookies were delicious, as was the breakfast. Great location, close to Acadia National Park and some good restaurants in Bar Harbor. Staff was very helpful. Very quiet atmosphere.

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We really appreciate the great review. My favorite comment – very quiet atmosphere – that is perfect! I think many times people book because of view, staff, cleanliness and food, but don’t realize until they get here just how peaceful it is. Your wording is just right! Thank you for staying with us and please come back again! More

london
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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent 3 weeks in New England in June, staying in 10 different hotels and this was my favourite. It's just the right size: big enough to offer privacy but small enough that the staff know you. From the moment of pulling up (after a long drive) my son and I were made to feel welcome and relaxed. The lobby... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! What a wonderful compliment your title is to all of us! We run it like a place we would like to stay and I guess there are many people that feel the same! All of your comments have been duly noted and next year we will go back to shampoo and conditioner and save the “all in one”... More

Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We picked The Bayview based on prior TA reviews and they were "spot-on". Location and views are wonderful and refreshing. Decor is very comforting and welcoming - as is every staff person - starting with Trish in the front office. Dining room is very pleasant and breakfasts are varied and delicious and not the usual warmed-over stuff. Fresh fruit, variety... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you for a very sincere and wonderful review. We are fortunate to have welcomed the nicest guests this fall – people that are happy to slow down, have a conversation and enjoy the surroundings. I am especially pleased that you even found our décor comforting and welcoming, that is just what I like to hear! It is the feeling... More

new jersey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I begin? We were there last year and didn't think twice about coming back. And they remembered us..including Al and all those at the desk. There was a gift basket waiting for us and the room is exceptionally clean. The breakfast (IMO) were better than those offered at Cafe This Way all for free. The only negative I... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We are very glad you returned…we like seeing the familiar faces year after year! It certainly makes our job more pleasant because we get to socialize all we want! I totally understand the ten hour drive issue but my mind works like yours. Some things in life are just worth the drive! The breakfast alone is worth a... More

St. Petersburg, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bayview was ranked #1 on Trip Advisor and with good reason! The setting is beautiful overlooking Frenchman Bay and very close to Acadia National Park. The staff is warm, friendly, and so helpful--we've never experienced better hospitality anywhere. Our room was spacious and inviting, clean and comfortable. And the food--ah, the breakfast was truly amazing--every bite of everything (and... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We like being a part of so many great vacations to Acadia. The area is spectacular and although most of us are local, we continue to learn from our guests. Talking about the trails and hikes that we like makes us go out and do them again. A new perspective from a guest and we open our eyes... More

Charlotte
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not wait to write this review because our stay was phenomenal! I wanted to share our experience with everyone. There were so many positive things (and not one negative thing) that I hope I don't forget anything. Let me get the usual things out of the way. Staff was exceptional. So friendly, welcoming and helpful. Rooms were big... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! Not one negative thing is awesome! We all know the devil is in the details and you gave lots of details so we are very happy about that! I am glad that the usual things were good; the staff, the rooms and the view. I know that we all like to read such nice things about the property... 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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