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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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  • 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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August, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2009

I've stayed at the Bluenose Inn- both in the Stenna Nordica and the Mizzentop rooms for business. Both were great rooms and far ABOVE the quality of the"Holiday Inn". After staying there and exploring the area and facilities first hand I knew that the Bluenose was where I wanted to have my wedding. I met with Maria the wedding coordinator... More 

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2009

My husband and I love this hotel. We stayed on the 4th floor of the Mizzentop building. The view was amazing. Since it was late in the year, it gets dark early and my husband took some really neat night time photos from the balcony. We woke up to a beautiful sky in the morning and watched as the Queen... More 

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Nashville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2009

My wife and I stayed at the Bluenose Inn for two nights, the second of which was our 35th wedding anniversary. We had booked a room on the top floor of the Stenna Nordica building (described by others here as the Holiday Inn building) for $239 per night + $33.60 tax. Our room (322) had a nice full view of... More 

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New York, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

We stayed two nights on the 4th floor in a suite with a fireplace and balcony, It was lovely. We watched the sun come up over the harbor from our balcony, We had a room service breakfast of blueberry pancakes and eggs, that kept us full for the entire day. My husband enjoyed the beautiful indoor pool which was not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

Stayed at the Bluenose for 3 nights on a trip around New England. The room (3rd floor of the main Mizzentop building) was fine. No problems and a fantastic view. The staff in the hotel were fine, friendly and helpful, but dining arrangements left a little to be desired. The restaurant is about 150 - 200 yards away up a... More 

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snowboard81
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

We only stayed one night at the hotel. It was the most affordable and the reviews seemed good. The room was not in the main building. Interestingly enough, my husband’s credit card number was stolen while we were vacationing during this time. The hotel was the only place that we gave our personal info too, including our address, so it... More 

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2009

We stayed 2 nights in the Mizzentop Suites on the 4th floor. The room was beautiful! We had a spectacular view of Frenchman's Bay from our private balcony. The fireplace was perfect for relaxing on the cool nights. You won't mind having to drive to town when you return each day to these accommodations.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

We purchased the Autumn Delight Six Night Package which included six nights lodging, breakfast each morning for 2, dinner two evenings and an activity of choice. We totally enjoyed our stay. Our room was on the top floor of the Stenna Nordica building. The room was clean, spacious and nicely appointed. There were feather pillows, beddings & comforters. The view... More 

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Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2009

We stayed for one night on our trip of New England and were very disapponted when we discovered that we had booked a room, not in the main building, which is shown on the website, but a rather run down looking structure behind it. It had carpet on the outside stairs which was worn and filthy. The carpet on the... More 

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NYC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

The two unique draws to this hotel are the higher elevation (giving the great views) and the lounge area. I stayed in the non-Mizzletop "glorified Holiday Inn" building (which is probably a fair statement with regards to the rooms) and it was nice being able to see 3/4ths of the bay area (the rest blocked by Mizzletop). The balcony is... More 

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