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Harborside Hotel & Marina

4.5 of 5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2005

Now that I've been to Bar Harbor, and spent a little time looking at the other properties I had considered, I can't believe that this resort does not have a higher rating. First, it is a stunning property. Second, it has an excellent location. Its very accessible to the town, but not in the middle of the chaos. The hotel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2005

My family and I just returned from a trip to the Harborside Hotel which was planned last January. The hotel did not guarantee our reservation made in January...an expensive harborside room with harbor view...and proceeded to make an excuse that the hot tub was broken. Much to our surprise, it was occupied by another guest. The check-in staff made no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2005

This place is different than full service upper class hotels such as the Ritz, etc., but this is a very, very nice and very clean hotel. My room is on the back side from the Bar Harbor marina but still has a nice view of the bay. Pros: As far as I am concerned, a good value for the money.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2005

Wasn't sure what to expect, but when we arrived, it was beautiful. Ill start by talking about the grounds. The entrance is beautiful. Flowers, someone to greet you every time you enter, a really nice pool and hot tub. When we arrived, I had a little problem checking in, but I think the front desk is still getting their act... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2005

We toughly enjoyed our visit to the Harborside Hotel. When we arrived our room overlooked the pool area and shared a common ground level balcony with the other rooms. Having a 2 & 3 year old with us and not particularly found of others being able to look in our room, we asked if we could be moved to an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2005

Having read various reviews, we were very nervous about how the hotel and service would be. Overall, we enjoyed our stay, but I still think they have some kinks to work out. The pros: the hotel is in an excellent location, walking distance to everything in town; the pool was beautiful and well-kept, chairs were very comfortable, and the drinks... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 189
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Also Known As:
Harborside Hotel & Marina Bar Harbor, Maine
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#1 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#11 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
#21 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor

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