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The Central House

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60 Cottage Street, PO Box 955, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Austin, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We booked here on the fly after leaving a 'conventional' chain hotel in Bangor. Price was very reasonable, the location is perfect and the place has 10X the charm/personality of that chain. Our only regret was that we just had one night in Bar Harbor and at the Central House. We really enoyed everything about the area and know we'll... More 

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Wells, Maine
14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Stayed 2 nights a The Central House in mid-October. The room was pretty with a canopy queen-sized bed and very clean. The common areas of the inn were comfortable and well use by the guests. The free coffee/tea that is available 24/7 is a plus. Wi-Fi worked well and the people were pleasant and very helpful. The location of the... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

The location is perfect, walkable to everywhere. The price is a very good value. The rooms were spotless. We stayed two nights, both on the 3rd floor, very comfortable. Steep stairs may be a challenge for some.

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Lakeland, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I reserved one of the smaller rooms as we are hikers and knew we would not be spending much time in the room. The first night we were so disappointed because the bed squeaked something awful. Every time one of us would turn over or get up to use the restroom, it would make a lot of... More 

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thecentralhouse_955, Manager at The Central House, responded to this review

(Bed box and frame replaced and foot board removed -- no more squeaks.) Thanks to all of our guests for staying with us at Central House, and thanks to those of you who post reviews! More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

As its name suggests, Central House is located very centrally to downtown. In fact, we only used our car pretty much driving in and out. Friendly staff and nice rooms that were clean and comfortable. Free parking was much appreciated. TV was a bit older, but seriously, who wants to stay in and watch TV in this beautiful town??

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South Florida, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is not a BNB. It is an old style Inn. Having said that it was a great place to stay. They offer tea and coffee and plenty of common areas in the house. The building is beautiful and old but well kept. We stayed there for several nights and were very comfortable. We were happy to seek out our... More 

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Baiting Hollow, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This place (can't call it a BNB since they do not serve breakfast) is close enough to walk to the bars and restaurants, yet far enough away that you can get away from the bustle. We did not have a reservation, but just stopped in to see what was available. The staff was accommodating and friendly--nice since we stopped by... More 

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Houston, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
5 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I spent 3 nights in Bar Harbor in August 2014. I didn't have advance reservations and I didn't do on-line research. I took my chances. The first night I stayed at 2Cats in Cottage Street (I had tried Central House but they were sold out, despite the "Vacancy" sign out front). Down the street from Central House, 2Cats is charming,... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

After much research on where to stay we chose the Central House for it's location and charm. It truly is in the perfect location - easy walk to everything! We stayed in room 206 and it was very comfortable. No problem with noise, etc. The front porch is a wonderful place to relax and people watch. You can't beat this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a lovely time staying at Central House. The rate for our room was very affordable and it was very clean. It was within walking distance to shops, restaurants and the Harbor front. The Inn keeper was very friendly and got to know your names. The Inn didn't include breakfast but, offered free coffee, they had a coffee machine,... More 

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Address: 60 Cottage Street, PO Box 955, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Central Hotel Bar Harbor
The Central House Bar Harbor, Maine
Hotel Style:
#22 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor

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