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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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Totnes, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a great room with a large bathroom on top floor of main building. View was so incredible it was difficult to tear ourselves away . We didn't eat in the restaurant. The staff were very helpful and when we asked to be moved from the first allocated room as it was by the lift, there was no... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are never disappointed with our stay at the Bluenose. We've been coming back for many years and are always greeted with a warm hello and friendly smiles from the staff. The rooms are large and the private balcony is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee while taking in the view of Frenchman Bay. We highly recommend going... More 

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Winterport, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel never disappoints us. The staff is outstanding and it is a pleasure to be greeted by the general manager, Jim Ashe. The view is the most spectacular in all of Bar Harbor. We love having our morning coffee while taking in the beautiful view of the harbor. The rooms are extremely comfortable and we loved the massage chair.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the Bluenose. However if you are looking for a hotel which is completely accessible by an inside hallway, be aware that the upper building is more in the style of a motel with access from the outside. The room, though, was quiet and well appointed. The bed was to die for and my wife and... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming and well kept hotel will stunning views of Frenchman Bay. We were in a front facing room on the third floor. A small balcony provides a perfect way to relax and absorb the view. Really friendly and helpful staff. Lovely indoor pool and well equipped exercise room. A few minutes from the downtown area which is... More 

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

I wish to sincere thank you for your excellent comments regarding your recent visit to the Bluenose. Glad to hear you found us relaxing yet with plenty to do with the indoor pool and exercise room on property. As stated, we are just minutes from downtown that is indeed full of fine shops, bars and restaurants as well as close... More 

Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank you sincerely for your outstanding comments regarding your recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. I feel that the Disney World staff set the highest standards so to compare us is tremendous and our staff was truly delighted when I passed on your comment. I am glad you had the opportunity to dine with us at our Looking Glass restaurant... More 

DuBois, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you sincerely for your outstanding comments regarding your recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. I feel that the Disney World staff set the highest standards so to compare us is tremendous and our staff was truly delighted when I passed on your comment. I am glad you had the opportunity to dine with us at our Looking Glass restaurant... More 

Hampden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 

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