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Bar Harbor Inn

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7 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #10 of 42 Hotels in Bar Harbor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ontario,
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

We took advantage of the Autumn Gold Paackage which included two breakfasts and two dinners each day..... plus other wonderful perks. Our room was beautifully decorated, large, clean and had an amazing view of the harbour. The dining room was so elegant with its fine linens and decor....and the food....was out of this world. The best we have had .... More 

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Greenville, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Consistently good and clean with a great view. The main in is nice but we often opt to stay in the ocean front. Nice continental breakfast in the AM on the ocean make you never want to leave.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

We spent 3 nights in a 2nd floor ocean front room. It was clean and comfortable. The view from our balcony was awesome and can't be beat! We've been coming to Bar Harbor every year for the past 12 years and this was the first time we stayed here. We will definitely be back. From our experience, this is by... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

This was my 2nd trip and 2nd stay at the Bar Harbor Inn. The Inn has 3 different buildings at 3 different price levels with the bayside rooms in the Main bldg being the nicest. I stayed in the Main bldg bayside both times, but would stay at any of the 3 depending on how much I want to spend.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

this hotel in Bar Harbor is very special. Quiet but at the same time very close to all the activities downtown. Spectacular view on the harbor.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

We have been to the Inn several times and are never disappointed. The food and service are excellent. The location is ideal with wonderful views of Frenchman's Bay and with being right in downtown Bar Harbor with everything within walking distance.

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

The room in the Main Inn was charming with a lovely view. The staff is excellent-from waiters, to bell-men, to the front desk. Everyone is polite, friendly, and very helpful. The food is great, as is the view from the Reading restaurant and the Terrace Grille (outside seating.)

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

Great grounds, views and service at this family friendly sea side inn. It's more like a resort than an inn but this is Bar Harbor where 18 room cottages come complete with servants quarters.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

I've stayed at the Bar Harbor Inn several times over the years, alternating between the Inn and Harborside Hotel. The Inn has a slightly nicer location than Harborside and certainly the bones of a once grand hotel. The problem is that it hasn't been updated in years, and the rooms, in particular, fall short of what you would expect from... More 

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BHI, Innkeeper at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

It is good that this reviewer recognized the superior location of the Inn with over 1,000 feet of ocean frontage, yet a short walk to downtown Bar Harbor. What this reviewer failed to recognize is that we do regularly upgrade our rooms. Every winter, in addition to the routine touch up of all the rooms, we select a section of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

We went for my Birthday/Labor day getaway. Got a room in newport (only one left), and found bar harbor inn as the best choice! The view, the location, the service. Pool, SPA, warm-feeling lobby with free hot coffee/tea available 24hrs. All the staffs greet you with smile. I Love this hotel!!!

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