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Cleftstone Manor

92 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #25 of 33 Bar Harbor B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2004
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2004

Don't get me wrong, the Cleftston is beautiful, but didn't have that B&B feel. The dinning room had multiple tables that weren't "friendly". We sat and ate by ourselves. Isn't the whole idea of a B&B is to talk to the owners and other visitors to discuss and give/get suggestions?? Our room was beautiful...I "treated" myself to a large room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2004

This was the best B&B we have ever frequented. The accomodations were spacious, extremely clean, and the staff was awesome. We stayed for 7 days and experienced 7 different multi-course gourmet breakfasts. We were given the option to select our breakfast entree each day, and they were all terrific. Guests have an hour and a half window for breakfast, so... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2004

Everyone writes such glorious reviews of Bar Harbor's Cleftstone Manor, but we found it to be disappointing. If we had paid as much as Cleftstone charged to stay in, for example, a Hyatt Regency, we would have demanded another room or an extremely generous discount. Why do people get so caught up in the pretense of gentry travel that they... More

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Ridgewood, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2004

From the time we arrived till the morning we left, there was not a thing we needed that was not provided for. B'fast were delicious (and a choice), tapes loaned to us for Acadia Park, wine glasses when we wanted to relax with a drink in the afternoon, homemade cookies, tea for me when everyone else was out and about... More

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2004

Cleftstone Manor is on the National Registry of Historic Places, and it doesn't take very long to realize why. It's a beautiful Queen Anne mansion that harkens back to the days of old when grand homes really were worthy of that description. We spent two nights at Cleftstone in late September in their grandest room, the sprawling "Cleftstone Room." A... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2004

The Cleftstone Manor was unknown to us. We found the name in a guide book. We found a beautiful inn with lovely inn keepers serving very delicious breakfasts. We got guidance as to where to eat and what to see. We were even handed a CD guided car tour through Acadia National Park. How convenient!! We had a wonderful stay.... More

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Fishkill, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2004

Each of our three nights at the Cleftstone Manor this past August complemented the wonderful days we spent hiking and biking the spectacularly scenic trails of Acadia. The tea, lemonade and cookies, the spacious and beautiful common areas of the Manor adorned with vases of fresh-cut flowers, and the clean, comfortable and nicely appointed guest room, were great to come... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2004

We recently spent five very enjoyable days at the Cleftstone Manor in Bar Harbor, Maine. Its historic setting represents the best tradition of vacationing in Bar Harbor. The rooms are spacious, bright and beautifully furnished and decorated in an elegant manner. Their breakfast menu is unique and varied, and the staff is helpful and courteous. Within its historic setting, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2004

This was our first time at a B&B and did not know what to expect. From the moment we began our trip to Bar Harbor, the staff at Cleftstone felt like family. We were impressed with the immaculate condition that Anne and Bob (and staff) keep this B&B. It was quiet and the bed was so comfortable. And oh! The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2004

The Cleftstone Manor is an excellent venue to compliment your trip to Bar Harbor. Convenient to both the town of Bar Harbor and Acadia Natinal Park it is a very comfortable B&B with a variety of comfortable rooms, very accomodating hosts and staff, and excellent food.

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Additional Information about Cleftstone Manor

Also Known As:
Cleftstone Manor Hotel Bar Harbor
Cleftstone Manor Hotel
Cleftstone Manor Bar Harbor, Maine
Address: 92 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 33 B&Bs / Inns in Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Cleftstone Manor, built in 1884 on "Millionaire's Row", is one of the few Victorian mansions to escape the fire of 1947. The sixteen guestrooms, each have private bath, many have TV, AC, phone, fireplace and whirlpools. The magnificent common rooms are furnished with Victorian antiques and period pieces, creating an atmosphere reminiscent of turn of the century Bar Harbor. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast each morning and afternoon refreshments. ... more   less 
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