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Harborside Hotel & Marina

55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked an upper room overlooking the pool and bay, so we had a great view. It was wonderful to walk out onto our deck and lounge outside while sipping a coffee or a drink. The room was well appointed, clean, and exceeded my expectations. We were actually sad to be leaving our hotel room at the end of our... More 

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vieque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Accomodations were nice, loved the wine and chocolate covered cherries, the lobster was fabulous! Went in August 2010, busy season. Staff was accomodating, some went above and beyond, in house restaurant was delicious. Bar Harbor was awesome!

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

Dear Justa M, Thank you so much for your review of the Harborside! I am pleased to learn of your stay experience and thank you for your kind words regarding the staff being both friendly and accommodating. We take pride in providing unsurpassed services and personal touches. Please contact myself directly if you so choose to return for an anniversary... More 

Chantilly, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stayed the last week of June 2014. Weather was perfect and so was this hotel. Great location, as we could walk to everything. We splurged and had a room with a hottub and ocean view. After a long bike ride in Acadia National Park, the hottub was perfect. The hotel provided enough towels as well as a free laundry... More 

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

Dear sss0401, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, we sincerely appreciate all feedback. We pride ourselves on our location as we are Bar Harbor’s premier waterfront property. I am certainly glad we were able to get you into a room with a view you were satisfied with. Wonderful location to relax after a day... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Happy to report that I had a great room with wine and chocolates awaiting our arrival to this fabulous property. The bellmen were engaging and remembered us from our last visit. However, I regret to report that I received neither a friendly greeting nor a "welcome back" from the check-in desk staff. Instead, I was greeted with a "yes" upon... More 

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

Dear Paw141, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, we sincerely appreciate all feedback. We pride ourselves on our location as we are Bar Harbor’s premier waterfront property. I am certainly glad we were able to get you into a room with a view you were satisfied with. As for the reception staff I apologize... More 

New Marlborough, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stayed here Columbus Day weekend last year and had a great time. I splurged and booked 2 nights in a Jacuzzi suite during our trip to Bar Harbor. We ended up getting in a day early and they gave us one of there simple King rooms which was really nice and a lot cheaper. The next day when we... More 

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

Dear Paw141 Thank you SO MUCH for your review of the Harborside! I am pleased to learn of your stay experience and thank you for your kind words regarding the staff being both friendly and accommodating. We take pride in providing unsurpassed services and personal touches. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Harborside during your next stay... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I reserved a room at the Harborside Hotel & Marina for an end-of-the-season get-away. We were excited to get to Bar Harbor but broke down on the way. When we arrived a bit discouraged and much later than planned, Kali at the front desk gave us great suggestions for where to eat and what to do. Her... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The rooms are basic but "upper-end". Clean. Quiet. Comfortable beds. Amenities include Keurig coffee machine (with choice of coffee or tea), fridge, safe, robes to use during your stay. Rooms further from the lobby (on the right side of the hotel) are more likely to have a direct water view; closer ones overlook the pool with water view in the... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Loved every moment at this hotel. Pools are great, the one in the resort next door (sister resort) was nice too as it had a kiddy pool too as well as a jacuzzi. Don't miss walking on the tidal area which basically gets filled up with water in the evening (check out the schedule on what time it happens daily).... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

the hotel shut down its restuarant 3 days before the hotel closed for the season - not good for the guests who paid for the total experience! Without notice when we checked in, you would have thoughtn the rate would have dropped for the last two days we were staying there without a restaurant - room service

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We spent 3 nights here in October as part of a week long trip to Maine. I had spent quite a bit of time picking a place to stay in Bar harbor and I'm glad I picked this one. We had a room with a jacuzzi on the balcony, overlooking the Harbor. It was GREAT getting in there after a... More 

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