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Primrose Inn

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73 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #4 of 34 Bar Harbor B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and l spent 6 wonderful days in Bar Harbor and Acadia National park staying at the primrose inn. We stayed at a bed and breakfast for the first time and could not have been more pleased. The breakfast had 2 choices of hot items plus cereals and baked goods. Afternoon tea and sweets were available after 4:00. Our... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn was perfect for our purposes. The room was spacious and well maintained. The staff was very friendly. It was well-located and well-supplied with books and DVDs. Very nice breakfasts. The common living room was a little small and could be more nicely furnished, but it did not detract at all from our stay. Would definitely recommend.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved staying here for 2 nights for our visit to Acadia and Bar Harbor. It is a very easy short walk to town and to the sand bar. Melissa, the owner/operator, was nice to visit with during the mornings - she was very friendly but not overbearing at all. She grew up basically across the street. If you are... More 

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melbourne beach, florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The inn is nice. I believe it is owned by people who do not live on site. While the people who work there are very nice, you can tell that they work there instead of live and breathe the place. This makes for an interesting inn experience - almost a little more hotel like. The room was comfortable. The porches... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm welcome and lovely room for our stay in Bar Harbor. Great home made breakfast and cakes supplemented by access to coffee, soft drinks etc. Really well run B&B with easy walk to the town. We had a small problem which was dealt with politely and efficiently. Def recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent facility at a reasonable rate. Someone is paying attention to the details. Would highly recommend. Our experience was with room 8 with a private entrance. Breakfast was delicious and staff was gracious.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sole purpose in writing this review is to add yet another 5 star rating to the Primrose Inn. This was our second stay, but the first since Melissa bought the Inn. I did not think the Inn experience could be improved upon, but I was wrong. The current owner and her staff were top notch and easily continue the... More 

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Texas
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I prefer B&Bs when we travel, so we've stayed in quite a few. This inn is easily one of the best ever. We were greeted upon arrival and shown such extras as complimentary GPS available with pre-loaded destinations, a great CD that really added to our Acadia National Park visit, afternoon tea and treats, lots of good... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I tried to come up with anything we would change about our stay, any small nit picky things that we could. Maybe if there was an iron in the room? We couldn't come up with anything. This place is fairly well as perfect as accommodations come. Some others have commented on things being creaky or sounds being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started planning our Maine trip 6 months ago, including contacting various B&B's for information. Melissa (owner of the Primrose) was very responsive to all my (some stupid) questions & helped us pick out a room that would be good for us. When we arrived our first late afternoon, Maureen was there to give us an "orientation" so we'd know... More 

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