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Bar Harbor Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #6 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Oswestry UK
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed two night, worth the expense, could find cheaper but worth the extra, rooms clean and staff great, make sure - if you see the gardener you complement him on his garden and flowers, - it will brighten your day just to see his face light up! And this explains why the place is so a great, the staff love... More

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Los Altos, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to be our guest at the Bar Harbor Inn & Spa. Thank you also to your friends for recommending our Inn. It is a huge compliment and very satisfying to read when one of our previous guests recommends our Inn to their friends and family. We truly appreciate this. I am very pleased to... More

West Union, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Wow! Thank you for being so loyal to the Bar Harbor Inn & & Spa for the past 20 years. It is our pleasure to have you as our guest each year. Thank you for mentioning that if there are any problems or concerns regarding a guests stay, we will address them as quickly as possible. We believe... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to be our guest during your recent stay. I am very disheartened and I apologize that you were unhappy with your room. I wish you would have contacted the front desk or I to let us know you were dissatisfied with your room. We have over 35 different room types in 3 buildings on... More

Valparaiso, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure having you as our guest during your recent stay in Bar Harbor. Thank you for mentioning our location and your fantastic breakfast with a view. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Fred Link General Manager More

Dallas, Texas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review on Tripadvisor. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed our location and watching the yachts. Thank you for mentioning that you think our restaurants offered fantastic services and food. We have two restaurants on the property. The Reading Room Restaurant is our indoor fine dining... More

Stephenson, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to be our guest. I appreciate all your comments in your review. Your comments helps our team in managing the property. This is very important to us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Fred Link General Manager More

Kent, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate that you chose to be our guest during your recent stay. Thank you for mentioning our staff was charming, the pool area was nice and you enjoyed the location. Our Maintenance Crew renovate many of our rooms each winter. The renovations have been very successful and our return guests have responded very positively to the upgrades.... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being our guest while visiting Bar Harbor. We appreciate your very kind comments regarding our staff being friendly, helpful and outgoing. I apologize about your wife’s stuffed animal that is missing. We were not able to find this item. I am sorry. Our lost and found department takes our guests missing items very seriously. They... More

Walpole, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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BHI-GM, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review of the Bar Harbor Inn & Spa on Tripadvisor. We appreciate having you as our guest and thank you for your loyalty regarding staying with us each year. It is very satisfying for our staff to read such a fantastic review. We look forward to welcoming you back next... 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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