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Primrose Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   73 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #3 of 33 Bar Harbor B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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Great Neck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The very lovely Primrose Inn is an absolute must for your stay in Bar Harbor. We visited last year and hope to return this summer. We cannot wait to start our mornings with intoxicating aromas and tastes of savory and sweet offerings including freshly and lovingly prepared home baked goodies; to experience once more the graciousness of our host/owner Melissa,... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The Primrose Inn was the destination of our honeymoon a couple years ago and it was absolutely fantastic. We stayed on the second floor and not only was the inn spotless, the breakfasts were wonderful and the innkeepers were very helpful. I would recommend this vacation spot to anyone looking to get away to Bar Harbor. We were there in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for our honeymoon and could not have been more happy! The staff were very accommodating and went our of their way to make delicious dairy-free breakfast options for my wife who is lactose intolerant. The rooms were beautiful, spacious, and intimate - the pictures online don't do them justice! The location was very convenient... More

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Houston, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Primrose Inn is one of the best B & B's we have stayed in. Our rooom was large and comfortable. The breakfast and afternoon tea were excellent. The staff was friendly and knew the area very well. There were many little details that made the place extra special, like GPS that you could borrow that were pre-programmed with hard to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The Inn is perfect for a beautiful stay in the Acadia Park area. We arrived at the hotel quite late and were welcomed friendly by the owner who show us the place giving us all the explanation. You can have drinks for free from the fridge and have a tee with cake and cookies in the afternoon. For the breakfast... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights as part of a 2 week tour of New England. This Inn was a really nice find - our room was spacious, with comfortable seats, and the bed was comfortable too. There was a choice of sweet/savoury breakfast each morning, which was very tasty each day (and filling!). There was "afternoon tea"... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed here for four nights on our Honeymoon. The room was supremely comfortable. We were treated kidly every single day. Melissa spent a good amount of time helping us find ways to access the closed Acadia Nat'l Park and we had a remarkable time despite that challenge. The breakfasts were creative and different every morning, and the home baked... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Stayed at the Primrose for only one night on our way through Bar Harbor. Loved everything about the Primrose Inn. Impressive from the time you pull in, from the tour through the house upon check in. Excellent accomodations for guests, and the breakfast was delicious! The room we were checked into was number 8, first floor. On the smaller side,... More

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Richmond, Va
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I stayed here over the weekend while I was in town to run the MDI marathon. They were awesome, upgraded my room to one with a tub and were constantly checking on me to see if I needed anything. Since my race was before breakfast I was given snacks beforehand. The Inn is very convenient to downtown, easy and scenic... More

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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Melisa and her staff have thought of everything - as well as the usual B&B amenities (great breakfast, comfortable room) they provide afternoon tea, tourist information, pre-loaded sat-navs and Kindles for guest use. The Inn is within easy walking distance of restaurants but far enough away to be in a quieter area. Our only complaint was the torrential rain, but... More

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Also Known As:
Primrose Hotel Bar Harbor
Primrose Hotel
Primrose Inn Bar Harbor, Maine
Address: 73 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 33 B&Bs / Inns in Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Primrose Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Romantic Bar Harbor Bed and Breakfast is perfectly located only a short stroll from Main Street and only a mile from Acadia National Park. Features 15 spacious guest rooms, all with private bathrooms, luxurious linens, air conditioning, flat-panel TV/DVD and wireless internet access. Many rooms feature gas fireplaces, spa tubs and private porches. Full breakfast served each morning; also Afternoon Tea with freshly baked goods. Reserved parking; smoke-free and pet-free. Open May to October. ... more   less 
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