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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Orchard Lake, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location in downtown Bar Harbor, close to shopping, restaurants, and activities. Our room was well appointed with a refrigerator, flatscreen, ihome alarm clock and best of all a glass sliding doorway leading to a small brick patio. Our first floor ocean view room looked over the harbor. Being on the first floor meant that from our patio we could... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I made reservations and talked with a very nice young man who gave me lots of suggestions about the area. When I called while on the way to Bar Harbor, I was told that we did not have a reservation. I had to call the Inn in Camden and ask them to accommodate us for another night. As we were... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights at this beautiful hotel during our 10 year anniversary trip. The overall appearance of the hotel is quite classy with a Tudor style and perfect location right on the harbor. Our room was spacious with a full size sofa (sofa bed) and king size bed as well as a desk and chair. The bathroom was well-appointed... More

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New Hampshire, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To start, the hotel wasn't TERRIBLE. It just wasn't what I expected for the money. It had a Holiday Inn feel, which is the hotel I originally booked but decided to spend the extra money for luxury and being in town. However, it was always difficult to find a parking spot at our hotel anyway. We prefer not to utilize... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

while we didn't stay here, and we really enjoyed the Bar Harbor Inn, this is the hotel we would try to stay in next time. it looked cooler and newer. I will also add the OPAL group of hotels to our consideration for other towns.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We can't recommend this resort more! The facilities are amazing for adults and kids (the resort gives you access to a beautiful spa and club house with tennis and pool overlooking the harbor). The service is extraordinary...from the valet, front desk and restaurant. The room service is over the top! Very reasonably priced and special! Eben the General Manager and... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a three night stay at the Harborside and it was first-class as usual. I've stayed here twice before and all stays have been excellent. They've always been very accommodating and pleasant to deal with. I booked early, which is the secret to getting good rates. I also call personally to check on room rates and availability. Hotels... More

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Toronto, Ontario
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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
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#1 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor #12 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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