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Bar Harbor Grand Hotel

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269 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Ranked #9 of 42 Hotels in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
mtravels2015 New York City, New York
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is a great choice for a Bar Harbor stay. The location is perfect for shopping and dining and only minutes from Acadia National Park. The front desk staff were so friendly! We did experience very poor WiFi service, but I suspect that will be fixed, as the staff apologized and made no excuses.

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fairfield county, ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the location of the hotel. Just down the block from the center of Bar Harbor. 5 minute walk to Acadia Bus loop. And across the street from the path that leads you around the beautiful Maine coast. The corner room we had was very clean and spacious and nicely appointed. The pool is heated and nice (a little small,... More 

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Batavia, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was conveniently located near the restaurants and shops. The morning breakfast was typically what you would get at Hampton or Fairfield Inns, good. The only downside was the room had a slight musty odor which I have seen at other ocean locations. Overall a good two nights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is close to Bar Harbor and all its attractions. The rooms were great. The staff was so helpful. They provided maps and recommendations. The hotel is great. It was a fantastic place to relax. They had complimentary papers and a great complimentary breakfast. Beds were awesome and they have a pool and hot tub. This is by far... More 

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PM_BHG, Manager at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear alm122, Thank you for taking the time to share your amazing experience with us. We are delighted that you felt relaxed and comfortable during your stay with us. It is fantastic that you enjoyed our great beds and rooms, as well as our delicious complimentary breakfast. it is wonderful to read that you experienced true Maine hospitality, compliments of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent three nights on a whirlwind tour of Acadia National Forest and Bar Harbor and used the Bar Harbor Grand as our base camp. There are literally dozens of hotels in the Acadia area, and we chose the Grand based on a combination of the generally positive reviews from family travelers, it's location, and a price point in the... More 

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PM_BHG, Manager at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ryan W, Thank you for writing this fantastic review and choosing us as your base camp for your time in Bar Harbor. It was a real pleasure to welcome your family. Our goal is to ensure our guests are happy and have a memorable experience with us. We are delighted that you felt right at home at the Grand... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and spacious. The breakfast provided was more than adequate to start the day and I thought the coffee was great. The location of the hotel was perfect, only a short walk to the water and all the stores and restaurants in Bar Harbor.

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PM_BHG, Manager at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mikekZ6478QH, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially your clean and spacious room and our perfect location, the hotel being walking distance from everything in town. It is fantastic to hear that you appreciated our friendly and helpful staff and our great breakfast. We... More 

Morrisville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely spacious rooms, everything very clean and tidy yet has old world charm. The bathrooms were super clean and updated and the water pressure was excellent...best shower I've ever had at a hotel. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. The included breakfast was another nice touch that sets Bar Harbor Grand a cut above other hotels we looked at... More 

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PM_BHG, Manager at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NCJen201, Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review. We are delighted that your stay exceed your expectations in every way possible. We work hard to ensure our guests are happy and it is a pleasure to read that your time with us was wonderful. Thank you for your kind words regarding our pleasant and helpful staff. It... More 

Palmetto, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in York for a couple of weeks and wanted to do a little side trip. This was an excellent hotel for a 2 night stay. Great location and easy walking distance to downtown. We never used our car...except to head into Acadia Park. The staff were very nice and the breakfast wasn't the best but good for a... More 

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PM_BHG, Manager at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stacey M, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It was a pleasure to welcome you in our excellent hotel. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially our great location and very nice staff. It is wonderful to read that you took full advantage of our amenities. We look forward to welcoming you again... More 

Rockbridge Baths, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Bar Harbor Grand Hotel is a pleasant place to stay in Bar Harbor -- downtown but not quite in the midst of all the hubbub. It is not fancy, but comfortable, basically Holiday Inn or Hampton Inn quality. The included continental breakfast is quite ample and is really more than strictly "continental." Staff, from the front desk to housekeepers,... More 

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PM_BHG, Manager at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear gliddenr72, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted that you felt comfortable during your pleasant stay with us. It is fantastic that you appreciated our spacious and clean two bedroom unit, ample breakfast and complimentary parking. We are thrilled to read that you took full advantage of our great downtown location.... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in room 405 on 7/19/15 and 7/20/1. From day one, the AC unit in our room leaked. Actually, water poured out of the unit onto the dresser below. We noticed it right after showering. My husband went to the front desk and told the guy what is going on. The guy was dismissive and did not offer a... More 

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PM_BHG, Manager at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anna j, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Firstly, I truly apologize about the service you received. I can assure you this is not up to our high standards. It should have been addressed differently. We sincerely care about our guests' satisfaction and comfort and we all work hard to ensure we offer the best... More 

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