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Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel

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90 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Blue Nose Inn in Bar Harbor is perched high up on a hill with great views of the harbor and ocean in every direction. The staff are the greatest. They are as happy as the staff at Disney World. The Looking Glass restaurant next door is the best in town on all levels, food, service, and wonderful staff. When... More 

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DuBois, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't the cheapest place to stay in Bar Harbor, but it is where your money is spent most wisely. You will get what you pay for. My wife and I have been coming to Bar Harbor every year since the mid 90s, and we've been staying at the Blue Nose since it rebuilt after the fire back then. Our... More 

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Hampden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family goes to Bar Harbor each year to celebrate Mother's Day and traditionally stay at the Bluenose Inn. With our elderly parents having more difficulty getting around, this is a perfect place for a getaway for and with them. The staff is so friendly and goes out of their way to help in any way possible. With spa services... More 

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your outstanding comments regarding your Mother's Day visit to the property. I will certainly convey them to our staff. Glad to hear that you treated Mom to a massage as well and got down to hear Bill Trowell, our much accomplished pianist during your visit. Our rooms are indeed oversized, a comment that we hear often. We... More 

South Portland, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely hotel! The rooms are very spacious and clean and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The view from our room was absolutely beautiful. The pool and work out area were very inviting, but unfortunately I did not have time to use those facilities. We will definitely stay at the Bluenose the next time we overnight in... More 

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your excellent comments regarding your recent stay at the Bluenose. The comments about the staff were most impressive and will certainly be passed on. Glad to hear you enjoyed our indoor pool and you are indeed correct that the views from our room are indeed absolutely beautiful and never get old. We hope to see you again... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was a fabulous place to stay in Bar Harbor. The room was roomy and very clean. The view was spectacular. We even saw some deer from our balcony. But best of all was the service. We felt so welcome and well cared for.

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your outstanding comments from your recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. The comments about the staff were particularly rewarding. We sincerely hope that when your travel plans bring you back to Bar Harbor you will once again stay with us. Sincerely, Jim Ash G.M./Co-Owner More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
31 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The hotel is in an elevated position about a mile from Bar Harbor. Our room, in the main building, was spacious, very clean and comfortable - (the unexpected) sitting area with wonderful views across the bay was an added bonus. The décor is very traditional. As we were driving around New England, we welcomed the opportunity to make use of... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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156 reviews 156 reviews
118 hotel reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

An early November ice storm left my husband and I without heat, lights, hot water and cooking facilities at our home near Bar Harbor for an extended period. I got word that the Bluenose Inn was offering a great rate to locals in our fix, so when our electricity hadn't been restored by late on the second day, I called... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in one of the suites with a fireplace during our stay. The views were amazing. The room was clean and well furnished. The bed was very comfortable. We hated to leave. The managers reception was also nice.

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London, United Kingdom
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151 reviews 151 reviews
65 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Hotel is situated about a mile out of Bar Harbour in a slightly raised position so that it has magnificent views. Our room (booked as part of a tour package) was lovely - large and with its own sitting area. Hotel is perhaps a little old fashioned in décor but has a good bar and very helpful staff. Free wifi.

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Bluenose Inn. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your suite and beautiful view of Frenchman Bay. I am also very happy to hear that your enjoyed your time in the Great Room and found our staff to be friendly and helpful. I hope that you... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The service at the restaurant was terrible. We had 3 meals the at breakfast the service was extremely slow & at dinner the service was extremely slow. The wait staff was indifferent. The quality of the food was mediocre. Thus these meals were over priced for the marginal quality food & bad service.. It is unfortunate as everything else at... More 

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that you were so disappointed in the Looking Glass Restaurant but am glad that your stay at the Bluenose was up to your standards. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I do hope that we have an opportunity to make up for your restaurant experience at a future date. Jim... More 

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