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Harborside Hotel & Marina

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #21 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York, NY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is set on a phenomenal location right at the harbor. I came here with several other members of my family and we shared a 3 bedroom suite on the corner. We enjoyed being on the ground floor because we could walk out of our room and use the grass area and go right up to the fence of... More

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Quebec, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights from the 24 to the 27 of august and it was just perfect! We had a really nice room, with a view on the pool, huge balcony and very clean bathroom. This hotel is not cheap, but it is so family friendly and the atmosphere give you the sensation to be in... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our second time staying here and it did not disappoint! When we checked in, our room was not ready but they promptly called us when it was. I had asked for extra towels through a mechanism in their reservation email service a week before our stay, and the extra towels were in the room. We love it here.... More

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

My wife and I arrived on Sunday Aug 25,2014. We waited about an hour for our room, our arrival time was approximately 3:30 pm. We finally walked in the room, to a filthy,stained carpet. I was in schock that a hotel of this quality would rent out this room. Needles to say, we were moved.The new room. A/C did not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location!! Walking distance to everything in bar harbor, whale watching boats, restaurants, bars and shops. We were greeted by friendly, smiling staff that were eager to help us get situated for our stay. We were upgraded to an ocean view room that was immaculate. Other staff was very helpful in guiding us to points of interest during our stay.... More

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new york
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 hotel reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Harborside is a wonderful hotel that has pretty much everything you need for a great vacation. We originally booked only 2 days, planning on spending the other 3 at their sister property, the West Street Hotel, but felt so comfortable at Harborside that we transferred our reservation over and then even booked an extra day. So all in all, we... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice hotel. Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. The Spa is fabulous. The rooms are big and clean. The one complaint I would have (and not the Hotels fault) is that it is VERY kid friendly. Everywhere we went (including the bar late at night) we had children running around and screaming and playing and fighting and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was amazing about the hotel except for the room. The outside of the hotel and amenities at the hotel were outstanding. However, the rooms could really use an upgrade. The rooms felt outdated as compared to the rest of the hotel. Other than the rooms, you get what you pay for, A+ service, A+ experience and A+ bed, but... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Harborside for 4 nights for our 15th anniversary. Our first night we were in a king room with a pullout sofa. Our room was an ocean view room with a balcony. (1065) The sunrise from this view was absolutely gorgeous. If you don't want to be woken up, make sure to keep the drapes closed. Be... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Harborside Hotel at the end of July with my husband for our 35th anniversary. We arrived in the early afternoon and our room was ready. What a nice surprise to find a chilled bottle of champagne in the room! It was our third time there and, once again, our stay was fantastic. The room was beautiful... More

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Address: 55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Harborside Hotel & Marina 4.5*
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