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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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and i were blown away at how nice this place was. the pools were clean and warm, the rooms was beautiful and clean. the staff was so helpful. i can't wait to come back. this hotel is only 5 minutes from town. as always in lafayette hotels the continental breakfast was great.

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

Thank you for your very kind remarks regarding your recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. I will certainly pass along the comments about the superior cleanliness of the room and pool and most importantly about the helpful staff. As stated, the hotel is only 5 minutes from the town and 10 from Acadia National Park so our location has proven... More 

Florida
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210 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a nice place, but be aware there are two different buildings. The rooms in the Mizzentop building all have unobstructed views of Frenchman's Bay, but those in the Stenna Nordica building get views of the back side of the Mizzentop building, the outdoor pool, and off to the side is the bay. A photo from our room is attached.... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. You are correct in that some rooms indeed have superior views in our complex depending on the building chosen. I deeply apologize for the excessive noise you encountered during your stay. The staff member has been spoken to about the situation you alluded to. Regarding the town... More 

Culpeper, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from our third trip to Bar Harbor and second stay at the Bluenose. Can't say enough about our experience there. The staff are wonderful and they look after every need. Every little detail is seen to like umbrellas in the inn entrance for rainy days, chocolate chip cookies in the lobby in the afternoons, coffee round the clock... More 

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

I wish to sincerely thank you for your excellent comments regarding your second trip to the Bluenose Inn. I am very pleased to hear you found the staff wonderful and found every little detail tended to. We do have the oversized umbrellas in the rooms and lobby for guest usage and the 24 hour coffee in the lobby and Keurig... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel ("inn") is conveniently located and offers spectacular views of Frenchman Bay in Bar Harbor. The staff is great. Clean room. Spacious. Cookies and coffee upon arrival! Easy check-in. Front desk staff very friendly and helpful.

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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 recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. I am glad to hear that you found our location so convenient as we are just minutes from downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park but perched up on the hill away from the congestion. I am extremely pleased that you found our staff to be... More 

Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing you'll notice about your Mizzentop room at the Bluenose is how large and welcoming it is. Plenty of room, a fireplace, and a very old fashioned style. But don't assume that old fashioned means limited: our room had a Keurig coffee maker, a refrigerator, and -- I loved this -- on one of the nightstands, a multi-outlet... More 

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

I am extremely pleased to read your excellent comments regarding your recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. From the complimentary WIFI throughout the property to the multi outlet charging stations we are really trying to be high tech while maintaining a very personal touch in our operation. As stated, we are striving to achieve the right mix of modern accommodations... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have vacationed in Bar Harbor every year for the last 32 years. The Bluenose Inn has always been our first choice for lodging. The buildings, rooms and grounds are meticulously maintained. The staff is friendly and helpfull.

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

Thank you for your great comments regarding your recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. The fact that after 32 years of visiting Bar Harbor, we have always been your first choice for lodging is not only much appreciated but a phenomenal tribute to our outstanding staff. I am very pleased to also read that you found the room and grounds... More 

Angola, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the BlueNose for 5 nights beginning June 17, 2015. Hotel is immaculately maintained. We stayed in the Mittentop section (4th floor) which gave a beautiful and commanding view. The Nordica building would also have a good view I think but not as broad. Highlights included Bill the pianist every night. He can play seemingly... 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 recent stay at the Bluenose Inn. I am extremely pleased to read that you found the hotel to be immaculately maintained with great views. Glad to hear you enjoyed our noted pianist, Bill Trowell, who is now in his 19th year of entertaining our guests. He is not only an extraordinary talent,... More 

Bradenton, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding! Like Wow! We were given a promotion coupon by a friend, that's how we learned of the place. Surrounded by an oceanic view, lots of lobster eateries, Acardia Park within 5 minutes. Five minutes from town. Town is somewhat small, has several eateries, and shops. Was very congested when we were in town, not a lot of places to... More 

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

Thank you for your excellent comments regarding your recent visit to the Bluenose Inn. I am very pleased indeed that you found our location to be so convenient to both the downtown and Acadia National Park. It seems that you truly enjoyed your stay here so we hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Jim Ash G.M./Co-Owner More 

London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at the Bluenose Inn: it's a really lovely independent hotel with comfortable rooms and lovely staff. The beds have memory foam mattresses and are extremely comfortable and the bathrooms have nice showers. The style is very old fashioned but well preserved. The inside pool is lovely too. Just a couple of remarks: - stay away... More 

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

Thank you for your excellent comments about the Bluenose Inn. Glad to hear that you felt the rooms were so comfortable and the showers were nice and most importantly that you felt we have a lovely staff. The inside pool is one of our top amenities so I am glad you had the opportunity to use it. I am deeply... More 

Moira, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was to be our 6th stop on our tour of New England, we presented our accommodation voucher but the desk could find no record of our booking. They were very busy but managed to book us into a room while the manager tried to work out what had happened to the booking. She rang the agency that made the... More 

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

I wish to sincerely thank you for the review even though you did not stay here. I am extremely proud of my staff for handling this the way they did. I will certainly convey your comments to them. I do hope that when your travel plans bring you back to New England, you will indeed be guests of the Bluenose... More 

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