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Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel

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90 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely room on 4th floor with great views. Got room upgrade upon arrival. Stayed two nights and moved to Harborside Hotel in town and the Bluenose was a much better experience. Free breakfast was simple but nice since we were not interested in three big meals a day. Private balcony, friendly and helpful staff, nice property and location... One mile... More 

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East Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just spent three nights here and loved the hotel - had a king suite in the Mizzentop. I took off a star for the continental breakfast included. At the price for these rooms, the included breakfast was a disappointment. I've had better breakfasts at LaQuinta for $79 a night. The breakfast room was too small, completely self-serve, not enough room... More 

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Platte City, Missouri, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful and comfortable hotel. Grounds and rooms are immaculate. Awesome beds! Nice cafe on premises. Close enough to downtown to walk. Beautiful views and friendly staff. Free breakfast. If ever in the area we would stay here again.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in large, suite on the 4th floor. Plenty of room to spread out. Very clean & quiet. Room was cleaned & prepared every day for us with nice furnishings. This property is within walking distance to the downtown area & waterfront. Our view was of the island & water across the street. (Bar Island). You can walk to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful, clean and exceptionally comfortable room! Brochures in the room were great in navigating from restaurants to Acadia national park. Staff were very helpful in changing our original reservation so that we would not have to move on our second night. I would highly recommend staying at the Bluenose and will definitely return. Thank you for the wonderful stay!

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Bowie, Maryland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our room was immaculate, comfortable , and spacious. This hotel is well located...close to Acadia and downtown Bar Harbor. Loved the restaurant...Also, we enjoyed great views from the restaurant and our room. Hope to be back...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just came back from a trip to Bar Harbor with my family & The Bluenose in is a great choice for when you travel to Bar Harbor. it is just outside the village so you get the best views of the harbor and your just a short walk (about .75 miles) from all of the best shops and restaurants.... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in a huge second floor room in the main (Mizzentop) building with a water view. It was a great value, 30% less than the nearby Hampton Inn. The only thing keeping the Bluenose Inn from an "excellent" rating was the complimentary breakfast buffet. Not only was it anemic but very picked-over. People really don't expect a free brekfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beautiful view from room 318. The room was clean and big enough for our family of 3. The room was a bit dated but that didn't bother since most of our time was spent outdoors. The pools were a nice way to spend time between shopping in town and exploring Acadia. We hope we can return soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

EXCELLENT....the hotel is beautiful, the staff is great.....eat at the Looking Glass located on the property,,, well worth it! Tom, in the restaurant is gracious and so helpful, and the food was one of the best meals I've had. The view from the patio is wonderful. The picture included is our room view across the harbor. Spectacular views from our... More 

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