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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 3 days ago
schlobes Virginia Beach, Virginia
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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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I tend to do a lot of research before I book a hotel. We travelled in July 2014. I could not have been more pleased with our stay at Bayview. The atmosphere was pleasant and everyone was welcoming. The staff even opened the door for us every time we left. We enjoyed how quiet and peaceful the hotel was, we... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

The very first line of your review was proof positive that TripAdvisor does work if you read the reviews and the responses! Thank you for that! Taking the time to research before you came left no doubt in your mind what you were getting. Oceanfront hotel, three stories high, first floor family rooms, second floor double rooms, third floor king... More

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Contributor
252 reviews 252 reviews
77 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed five nights at the Bayview. We booked way ahead after checking the Trip Advisor Reviews. From the reservation discussion on, this was a first class operation. The hotel is fairly small. There are newer looking town home rooms above the hotel, nearer the pool. The hotel rooms all have balconies that face the bay. The rooms are large... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you for the outstanding review!! All the details about booking the reservation, the linens, the air conditioner, the food, the staff, everything! Reviews like yours aren't based on the personality of the writer but are based on the facts as you saw them. There are no words that I could write that could possibly describe The Bayview as well... More

CT
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90 reviews 90 reviews
25 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked The Bayview after reading reviews here on Trip Advisor. I'm glad I did. The hotel is close to everything in Bar Harbor, including Acadia National Park, yet feels off a bit off the beaten path - in a quiet spot right on the water. The staff here are incredibly nice and helpful, in a very hometown way. Breakfast... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and thank you also for writing such a great review. To the point and very detailed all in one! I like the description of our staff, “Nice and helpful in a hometown way.” This is our hometown and we like to share our local knowledge and tips about the area with all who ask.... More

Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed here for a week and we just loved it. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our shuttles into town too, what a great service! They have the most delicious home cooked items and baked goods for breakfast here that we never missed, and at 2:00 the homemade cookies and coffee were such... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! The last line of your review was the best line – we will be back! A true compliment to any business is a customer returning for more. To all of us that are employed here it is a privilege to welcome back familiar faces year after year. We have added so many friends to our circle. We are... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to stay .Hotel was very nice & nice view. Service was fantastic . Beautiful interior. food delicious. Then everything would be excellent. Staff were really very good. I loved my stay Saying that overall it was an excellent experience and a nice treat. Realy realy nice...i love and like it.

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Everything you said makes all of us here smile. It means that our efforts are not in vain, that our guests do appreciate what we do, and perhaps since you enjoyed it so much you will return again someday! I like that we were part of a nice treat to you! Thank you for taking the... More

NJ
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This little hotel has a B&B feel to it with exceptionally friendly staff who are very willing to help. It was very clean and well maintained. The breakfast (included) was good served in a great room overlooking the harbor with some outdoor seating. The location is a bit out of town--both a plus and a minus--but they do provide a... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so appreciative for all the kind words. I know from a personal point of view that the word “clean” is very important and the staff does a great job! We are smaller and not centrally located but still within walking distance. The views are unobstructed, the crowds are not in your way and we make it... More

Los Angeles
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think I have stayed at a cleaner hotel. Hats off to the cleaning crew. When you walk in it feels very 1990s retirement home with the decor and design. However, that didn't matter because the staff was very welcoming and friendly. The rooms have a beautiful view of the water and the beds are pretty comfortable. For a... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

How funny! That is exactly where I was when I saw the color and I thought how nice and neutral and perfect for the hotel! If everyone liked the same thing then it would be so easy, but since we are all different I will leave the “trends” to others and stick with the neutral and calm decor. The cleaning... More

Lexington, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bayview is located outside the town center so it is quiet, yet has easy access to everything in the area. We stayed in a townhouse with a nice view of the bay. The front desk, kitchen and housekeeping staff were exceptionally friendly and accommodating. Whatever we needed, and there were a few comfort and food requests, was happily provided.... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! Your description of The Bayview is just what we wanted to hear! We aren’t downtown but we are easily accessible to everything, we have great food and views, and we pay attention to you! It isn’t difficult to be friendly and accommodating with customers that are of the same mindset as we are. The Golden Rule is a... More

New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bayview is situated directly in front of Frenchman's Bay. Had a 3rd floor rm with a private balcony and a great view. Quiet location and close to town. The breakfasts were plentiful - hot dishes, fresh fruit, pastries, breads, bagels, juices. Also dining rm faced the Bay and could sit on outdr terrace. Afternoon tea and cookies. Friendly staff.... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! The bold font of your review lets us know that you really felt relaxed and that is a good thing! A vacation is meant to be relaxing and it sounds to me like you did just that. Since you mentioned the pool area in your review I think you must have been here during the sunny days of... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in the Bayview for several nights in June and found it to be perfect in every way. Our room was large, beautifully clean and with a panoramic sea view. Breakfast was wonderful and without doubt the best of many good breakfasts that we had on an extensive tour of New England states. Like other reviewers,... More

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review and I couldn’t agree more! The view is outstanding and the rooms are very large. I think that our housekeeping staff does an “above and beyond” job when they clean a room. I personally am a “clean freak” when I travel and I can honestly say that this is the only place... 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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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor #1 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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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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