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Balance Rock Inn

0.3 miles from Bar Harbor center
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
21 Albert Mdws, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1701
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    All reviews fire pit carriage house small plates sleep number veranda bar shore path overlooking the ocean cocktail hour the main house perfect location back porch whirlpool tub our honeymoon porcupine islands view of the water frenchman's bay private deck heated pool table and chairs bri
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    As retirees, my wife and I are fortunate enough to travel to many different places in different parts of the world. Being from the deep south, traveling in the northeast is a real privilege because the topography, coast line and the spoken accents...yes accents....are far...More

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    Reviewed January 6, 2017

    My husband and I stayed at the Balance Rock Inn for two nights during a week long stay in Bar Harbor. Had room 308. The room was immaculate, amazing. We had a personal balcony, wood burning fireplace, and a personal sauna in our room. We...More

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    Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

    I booked a reservation in Sept for June. I read the reviews on here & they looked good. They only had 1 room left for 4 guests for the dates I needed. The rate was great! I called the Inn to confirm the rate on...More

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    Response from AaronMS80, Owner at Balance Rock Inn

    At The Balance Rock Inn we always welcome reviews, both complementary, and critical; as they help us improve our service and facility to better offer outstanding stays to our guests. That being said, we feel that this particular review to be factually inaccurate and misleading....More

    Reviewed November 1, 2016

    Rooms are very well appointed - comfortable and spacious. The Balance Rock Inn is on the Shore Path and just steps from dozens of restaurants, bars, shops, and two movie theaters. Coffee and/or drinks (inside or outside) are good memories. The harbor views are spectacular....More

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    Reviewed October 26, 2016

    My husband and loved this Inn. The rooms, the grounds, the staff are all wonderful. We would go back in a heartbeat! We loved sitting on the back porch by the firepit having a drink with the AMAZING view. It doesn't get any better than...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    nhathhorn
    can we smoke outside?
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    GrandJKy
    Do you have pet free rooms?
    July 17, 2016|
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    Response from MMc1954 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do.
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    Sandbuilder
    Two questions: Is there an elevator access to the Penthouse Suite? Also, is the hotel air conditioned?
    November 15, 2015|
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    Response from Claire M | Property representative |
    Thank you for contacting the Balance Rock Inn! We do have an elevator which goes up to the 3rd floor only. The Penthouse is located on the 4th floor. The hotel does individually controlled AC/Heat.
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms at the back of the Inn have the best views."
    Gary C, 26 days agoRead review
    "Ask for a water view, although all rooms are desirable."
    jrgfla, 4 months agoRead review
    "Don't trust the online pictures!!!"
    masciri, 5 months agoRead review
    "Don't stay in the Carriage House"
    perrjojo, 5 months agoRead review
    "The Cottage rooms would certainly be preferable if climbing stairs is inconvenient. Additionally, if..."
    EJG_CA, 5 months agoRead review
    "Get an ocean view if you can."
    stltraveling, 5 months agoRead review
    "If you want movies or TV, better bring a laptop. They had TV but you could watch movies on DVD on loan from..."
    Angela S, 6 months agoRead review
    "We enjoyed the carriage house rooms."
    David B, 6 months agoRead review
    "We stayed in the Carriage House. It was nice. But, I would stay in the main building next time."
    barrytravelsfast, 7 months agoRead review
    "All the rooms are different, but when my husband called to make our reservation, the staff helped him pick..."
    karent62, 7 months agoRead review
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