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Harborside Hotel & Marina

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #23 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Toronto, Ontario
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay at the Harborside hotel....so much so that we decided to extend our stay another night. Our room was very spacious and clean (we had a room with two beds, pull out sofa, two bathrooms and little kitchenette). The location of the hotel was a huge plus near all the shops and restaurants. We will definitely... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was probably one of the most amazing places I have ever stayed. I had an ocean front room with an absolutely incredible view. The room was huge and amazing. The amenities were also amazing. There were multiple pools and jacuzzis and lounge chairs and couches everywhere with great views of the ocean and gardens. The town is walking distance... More

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Buffalo, NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Harborside Hotel is located right next to the point of natural beauty that put the "Bar" in Bar Harbor, a gravel sand-bar exposed at low tides, which creates temporary walking access to Bar Island (part of Acadia National Park). Choose ever-changing views of the "bar" and harbor across to Bar Island from "island view rooms" or of the Porcupine Islands,... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose The Harborside and loved it! Ou room was on the bottom level facing the Harborside Club. It was the basic room but was very adequate. The bed was comfortable and the room was very clean. My only complaint would be the overgrowth of the shrubs/plants on the balconies. They have taken over and could use some good maintenance.... More

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our sixth stay at Harborside Hotel. It just doesn't get any better than this. Staff was extremely attentive and friendly. Check in was easy. The person who was at the front desk remembered me from our reservation process. Room was exactly as expected, clean with good amenities and the view I expected. Kids loved the pools. The hotel... More

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Darbydog06, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. Here at the Harborside we strive to create a experience worth coming back too, so I am happy to see that you have just completed your sixth stay with us. We are in hopes that you enjoy all the in room and property amenities... More

West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very nice with a great location to town and the harbor. The ac unit in the room was a little loud. Also housekeeping could have paid a little more attention to details like the cobweb in the corner of the bathroom. Rooms were spacious and the beds comfy. We did think the resort fee was a little... More

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Char p, Thank you for your review of your recent stay! At the Harborside we have very high standards, thank you for providing your constructive thoughts- I will personally share these comments with the appropriate staff as all guests comments are taken seriously in order to provide a great lodging experience for all guests. I would also like to... More

Lewistown
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is in a great location in downtown. The rooms are a little on the small side but it's to be expected in an old hotel. The staff was very friendly and helpful with recommendations. We had quite a few in our group and it seemed like a lot of reservations were wrong. We ended up with two double... More

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Billiam 151, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay! We have a great location, providing easy access to all great restaurants and shopping and a short drive to Acadia National Park- we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the convenience of our property. I would like to apologize for the overlooked room types- I... More

maine
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother and I stayed at the Harborside for a ladies weekend! We enjoyed our time. We had a great view of the pool and our room was wonderful! The service we received was wonderful. Their restaurant was yummy! There was a power outage that night in all of Bar Harbor and their restaurant was one of only a handful... More

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear natty85, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Harborside, and your recent visit to La Bella Vita. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our harbor-view rooms, and overall service during your stay. You mentioned the power outage, I am happy to hear that despite this power outage... More

Glastonbury, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For our first trip to Bar Harbor, we chose this hotel upon a recommendation from a friend. It was one of the most comfortable experiences at a resort hotel I have ever experienced (except for parking, but you can always utilize valet parking if you are stuck). It is a great location in relation to the town of Bar Harbor.... More

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Peter S, We are so happy that you chose to spend your first time in Bar Harbor at the Harborside. I am pleased to hear that you and your party enjoyed all aspects of your stay from the turndown service to the stunning views. We take pride in providing a great lodging experience for all of our guests. I... More

Somerset, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have any hesitation, forget it. This was just perfect for price, location and a lovely room. We had a room in the back facing an island and also had a view of the tide going in and out. Roomy balcony too. You really can't beat the price. The tours left from the parking area outside so it could... More

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear dan46826, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review. I believe you have provided a great summary of our property. We have a great location for tours, restaurants and shops downtown. I am pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy the Bar Harbor club and all of its amenities... More

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  • Hot tub(22)
  • Resort fee(22)
  • Great location(11)
  • Breakfast package(5)
  • Sunset view(4)
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Additional Information about Harborside Hotel & Marina

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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor #15 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor #22 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
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Nestled in downtown Bar Harbor at the ocean's edge; near Acadia National Park; breathtaking view of Frenchman's Bay. ... more   less 
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