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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 #4 of 33 Bar Harbor B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Derbyshire, England
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A two night stay at Primrose Inn was one of the highlights of our 3 week trip to New England. The inn is beautifully presented, the owner and staff are exceptional, and they have obviously put a great deal of thought into making sure that all your requirements are catered for. Breakfast was delicious, as was the endless supply of... More

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wallington England
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101 reviews 101 reviews
75 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this Inn for 2 nights and found it very good. Warm welcome and the room was a good size. The bed was really comfortable and was made better by decent bedding lovely sheets. We arrived in time for afternoon tea, which was a nice touch, rum cake. The inn had a CD of Acadia NP and we... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were welcomed warmly when we checked in and were accommodated immediately even before the check-in time. We arrived on a weekday so we thought that it was not as busy although we found out later that they were fully booked for the week. The rooms are beautiful and spacious. We had a sitting area in our room that was... More

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Clarksboro
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Primrose Inn is a beautiful Inn. Our room was very nicely decorated and very clean. Breakfast and afternoon tea were delicious. The innkeeper is very friendly and helpful. The location was great for me. I could walk to the Catholic church on Sunday and the downtown shopping area is also within walking distance. Close to the harbor for boat... More

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Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this inn for 3 nights in October. We had a very clean and comfortable room. The staff is very friendly and always around to help with any issues. It's within walking distance to the main street of stores and restaurants. The breakfast is good, but not hearty. I also think there should be more variety for egg... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inn is beautiful as you drive up with a wraparound porch and beautiful flowers. The moment you enter you are greeted and given information about the inn and all that is available. Such as a GPS system to take with you to Acadia National Park if you chose to explore. Wonderful place so if time allows spend a day at... More

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Mendham Township, New Jersey
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Great hospitality by all the staff. Room 4 was spacious & well appointed. Enjoyed the fireplace. A lot of convenient extras...cold water, and refreshments, racks of info on things to do. Helpful front desk staff. Convenient to downtown. Assigned parking. Breakfast promptly served, but just average...eg, waffles were tasteless. We would return.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

This is the standard to which all other Inns should aspire to. Aside from the fact that its in a terrific location, both for walking into bar harbor and from driving to Acadia National Park, everything about this Inn is exceptional. Booking the room was easy and we had immediate responses to our email enquiries. We received an email before... More

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Warfield, Berkshire
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had a very enjoyable stay at the Primrose inn, Bar Harbour in June. We stayed in the Leffingwell Room which was a beautiful spacious room traditional decoration, with a huge comfortable bed and lovely linen. The bathroom was also a great size with quality towels. The room also had an outside veranda with rocking chairs which was a lovely... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stayed 3 nights. Primrose Inn is walking distance to fabulous restaurants, bike rentals, the grocery store, and laundromat. The Inn provides a group refrigerator for your specialty items, offers tea and sweets each afternoon, and provides a scrumptious breakfast. A parking space is allotted to each guest room so one is never jockeying for space. The Innkeeper and staff... More

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Address: 73 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Primrose Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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