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Black Friar Inn

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10 Summer Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Black Friar Inn
Ranked #22 of 33 Bar Harbor B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Belleville, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a room booked there for the 4th of July weekend. Our room was fantastic. English style room with lots of rich wood accents and a private bathroom. The room was very clean and comfortable. We also had the opportunity to check out a few other rooms and each room is unique. The real pleasure of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed an incredible dinner at this wonderful inn. Off the beaten path, you'll find the Black Friar that offers a very cozy setting and one that lies off of touristy main st. The staff was wonderful - as was the menu. I enjoyed the baked chicken which was cooked to perfection. The chefs in the open kitchen really know... More

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We loved Black Friar Inn. We stayed at this Inn 20 years ago but this time it had a Pub right within the Inn. We were celebrating our 30th Wedding Anniversary!! The food, atmosphere and conversation was great. The first night we arrived we walked right downstairs to the Pub for a delicious meal, loved the convenience of this! There... More

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Fishers, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was our first visit to Bar Harbor and so our first stay at the Black Friar. We had an amazing stay and had a great time. Tom and his staff were very accommodating and gave us great advise on things to see and visit in Bar Harbor and Acadia Park. The proximity to the village was a big plus,... More

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Rush, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is our second stay at the Black Friar. FriarTom and his merry band (Jenn, Taylor, Don, Nadine) all work to create an absolutely wonderful place to stay in Bar Harbor. Our room was beautiful and the Inn was comfortable and welcoming. We ate several times at the Inn during our stay because of the gourmet menu and the reasonable... More

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Newburyport
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I just finished off our honeymoon at the black friar and had a blast! We split up our week on the island at another inn downtown that was waaaaaay overpriced and snobby (there's surprisingly a lot of that in bar harbor hotels). The black fair was anything but that- and on top of the casual, comfy at... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Black Friar Inn. Friar Tom was amazingly helpful and the staff was great. And Jenny had such a personality.....we loved her! The Inn was very quaint and homey. We rented Room 1 and had a nice outdoor porch which we enjoyed regularly. It was quiet even on the night they had live music.... More

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85 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Black Friar Inn is very, very slightly out of town which has tremendous advantages: it's just a five minute walk to the centre of Bar Harbor, there is no problem with parking, and you are away from crowds. What can we say about the owner, Friar Tom? He's laid-back but professional, welcoming, courteous, helpful, friendly and considerate. Michelle, who... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

At the height of tourist season in Bar Harbor, the Black Friar Inn was a little sanctuary of relaxation and comfort. We were in town for a gig that evening in the Black Friar's pub and couldn't have asked for a more pleasant stay after a long drive to get there. We had Room 6, which was small but well... More

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Pownal, Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

After a three to four hour journey from Pownal, ME to Bar Harbor, my wife and I were greeted by Chef Don, who took a break from preparing the evening special (Bangers and Mash! I liked this place already..) to show us to our cosy, comfy and clean room, at the very top of the inn, right beside the roof... More

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Additional Information about Black Friar Inn

Address: 10 Summer Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Black Friar Inn Bar Harbor, Maine

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