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Bar Harbor Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #5 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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Los Altos, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The purposed of our vacation in Maine with friends was to visit Acadia and the quaint surrounding towns. The Bar Harbor Inn was recommended by one set of those friends from their previous stay. It is a lovely hotel with great views, perfect location, nicely appointed rooms and very good food. The "included" Continental breakfast was generous with variety each... More

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West Union, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are already planning our return trip for 2015. After 20 straight years of visits ,we want to keep our tradition going. Great views from Ocean Front rooms and very courteous staff. Any problems or concerns are quickly addressed, all you have to do is ask. Sharon M

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Were it not for the views of the ocean, I would characterize my visit as extremely disappointing. The hotel is overpriced, in need of renovation (the bedspread in my room was creepy), and the complimentary buffet breakfast almost unsanitary given the numbers of people accessing such a small cafeteria-like space. But the sunrise was spectacular. I will relish my photos... More

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 5 days in the Newport Building. Perfect location to "Do" Bar Harbor. Walk to everything, no need for a car. Fantastic breakfast with a view. Newport building second floor balconies do not have any covering, so not a place to go when it's raining. There is a very partial view of the Harbor.... if you know where to... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has the best location right on the bay and just a block from the main street. Not all rooms are facing the bay, be sure to get one that is. We loved sitting on the balcony watching the yachts. We walked in to town for one meal but the restaurants at the property were fantastic both in services... More

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Stephenson, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got a room on the water not in the main hotel on the second floor. Room was clean and maid service was fine. Having the walking trail out front was not an issue even though we were there during high season and lots of folks walked through it remained peaceful. Complimentary breakfast was OK. Not bad, not great. Did... More

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Kent, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

......Overall we enjoyed it, despite it being somewhat on the pricey side. Really convenient for Main Street, and oh so handy to be able to park ones car and simply stroll to all the action. Service was charming, rooms were adequate if lacking in WOW factor. Pool area was nice and being right on the bay was a bonus. There... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a week in this lovely hotel. We had a waterfront room with a gas log fireplace and it was beautiful. The Staff are friendly, helpful and outgoing. The food was fine. The hotel couldn't be located in a better place - convenient to everything! The only downside is that my wife forgot to pack a cherished stuffed animal and... More

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Walpole, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we have traveled to many countries and stayed at many hotels, but with all do respect, the Bar Harbor Inn in Maine takes first place in EVERY CATEGORY as listed in the following: friendliness, courteous, helpful in so many ways impossible to list, from chambermaid service to door openers, to waiters & waitresses,to front desk personnel (at any given time... More

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Houston, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So I decided to stay at a bed and breakfast because I had a great experience with one in San Antonio (The Vista Inn) but this bed and breakfast fell flat! The room was OK, we had a slight bug issue, and the breakfast they offered was less than the free breakfast you get at Holiday Inns! There was no... More

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Address: 7 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bar Harbor Inn 3*
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Bar Harbor's best oceanfront location, with great in-town convenience. Rated "Superior First Class" by Official Hotel Guide. Eight acres of lush lawns/gardens, three beautiful and distinct buildings, embraced by serene half-mile shorepath. Elegant rooms/suites; king/queen beds; premium bedding; waterfront balconies. Superior hotel amenities -- complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, luxury robes, wireless internet, homemade cookies. Both fine and casual dining - with delicious cuisine, attentive service, breathtaking ocean views. ... more   less 
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