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Hearthside B&B

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7 High Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Hearthside B&B
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting inn, great friendly hosts, good advice for hiking from Brian. The inn was quite full, we were on the third floor, cute room, if there's no parking in the inn, you can park on the street. When you drive down the main stretch to look for the street, be careful because there is no street name, it's a one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time here. Brian and Catherine were outstanding hosts and could'nt do enough to make us feel welcome. They are a mine of information on local places to visit and were particulary helpful when our rental car had brake problems. We stayed in the Wuthering Heights room which was comfortable with plenty of room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our visit to bar harbor and Acadia national park was highlighted by our stay at this B&B. Our hosts, Catherine and Brian were extremely gracious and friendly. The Inn is beautiful. The breakfast they provide is fabulous. The property is maintained in great fashion. We will be back asap. Thank you Catherine and Brian

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Next year our title for the rating will change to "one year hiatus"! And the reasons are, in proper order, the new owners, the extraordinary comfort, interesting guests and the location of this incredible B&B. Make a reservation, go and enjoy. Roger

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ottawa, canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brian and Cathy are perfect for this industry. They are such friendly and generous people. As I am gluten intolerant I bring my own gf cereal. Brian saw that and told me he could make me gf pancakes and also appeared with a gf muffin. Trust me this doesnt happen too often. Their breakfasts are wonderful. Our room was gorgeous... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a relaxing and comfortable B&B. The owners Brian and Catherine made us feel right at home. We felt like family. They were very accomodating to all of our needs. Breakfast was delicious! And, the afternoon "homemade" cookies were very yummy! All the rooms were beautifully decorated. We stayed in the Prince Albert room and it was nice... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hearthside is a wonderful B&B just one block from downtown Bar Harbor. Brain and Catherine were very friendly and most helpful in providing information which lead to great dinners and outdoor activities. The breakfasts were several courses and delicious. We stayed there for six nights and every breakfast was special and different. In the afternoon they provided home made... More 

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I went to Bar Harbor for the day and we were booking the day of and wouldn't be arriving until midnight and they made arrangements for the late arrival. We booked one of their smaller rooms and after I booked they called me back and upgraded us to a room on the second floor to make it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brian and Catherine are excellent hosts. They went out of their way to accommodate a dietary restriction. And even came up with some new wonderful recipes! We have never experienced a three course breakfast before! The rooms are well appointed and comfortable. Hearthside is an easy walk to downtown and Brian has materials to guide your visit to Acadia National... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over past years we have stayed at the Hearthside many times. It has always been an exceptional experience. The new owners, born and bred in Bar Harbor, bring the same high quality and careful attention that make the stay exceptional. I hate to tell you this, because you will have booked, and we won't be able to get a reservation!... More 

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