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    Balance Rock Inn

    21 Albert Mdws, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1701
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good21%
    • Average7%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “fire pit” (51 reviews)
    “small plates” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness center
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 459 reviews

    Reviewed May 18, 2017

    My wide & I visited the Balance Rock Inn (BRI) eight times in 2016 between July & October, and we are scheduled to return in late May 2017. We initially found the BRI by accident, and it turned out to a fortuitous accident -- we...More

    2  Thank Bruno13016
    Response from Claire M, General Manager at Balance Rock InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Bruno13016, It's always such a pleasure having you stay with us! We're happy that you were able to visit this spring and let us help you celebrate your special birthday weekend. We look forward to seeing you soon! Kind Regards, Claire Miles Balance Rock...More

    Reviewed May 13, 2017

    We stayed here October of 2016. We had a comfortable room for two nights. Staff was pleasant and breakfast was wonderful. I loved everything about the location. I liked that we could walk straight in to town for meals and shopping.

    2  Thank CardsFan01
    Response from Claire M, General Manager at Balance Rock InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear CardsFan01, We're so happy that you enjoyed your time with us at the Balance Rock Inn. We strive to make a hearty breakfast. We hope that you're able to make a return visit. Sincerely, Claire Miles General Manager

    Reviewed May 9, 2017

    Sorry to be the "not nice" one but customer service counts. These folks showed a very inhospitable face to any easy problem before we even arrived. We booked two rooms here 7 months in advance for two nights (among a four-inn tour) for our group....More

    5  Thank Tdavid2015
    Response from Claire M, General Manager at Balance Rock InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Tdavid2015, We are so sorry for your loss. I believe when you spoke with the Assistant Manager he was not actually aware of your circumstances. Of course we understand that there are certain situations that are beyond our control and that exceptions must be...More

    Reviewed February 27, 2017

    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

    Thank Gary C
    Response from Claire M, General Manager at Balance Rock InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Gary C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We're so happy you were able to splurge and select us for a special getaway. We are honored. We agree the Coffee Hound has great coffee and...More

    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

    5  Thank Dorothy M
    Response from Claire M, General Manager at Balance Rock InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Dorothy L, Thank you for taking the time to share with us about your stay at the Balance Rock Inn. We apologize the Inn did not meet your expectations and you didn't receive a well rested sleep. Our primary focus is to make sure...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $274 - $626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Bar Harbor
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Maine >
    • DownEast and Acadia Maine >
    • Mount Desert Island >
    • Bar Harbor
    • Also Known As
    • Balance Rock Hotel Bar Harbor ,
    • Balance Rock Inn Bar Harbor, Maine
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    Carolyn R
    June 21, 2017|
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    Response from Bruno13016 | Reviewed this property |
    1-2 minute walk to town, and an easy drive to Acadia.
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    nhathhorn
    March 24, 2017|
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    Response from AaronMS80 | Property representative |
    Thank you for contacting us with your question. Guests are permitted to smoke on the grounds at the Inn on the their private decks.
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    GrandJKy
    July 17, 2016|
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    Response from MMc1954 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do.
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    Room Tips
    "Balcony rooms are our favorite"
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    "Rooms at the back of the Inn have the best views."
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    "Ask for a water view, although all rooms are desirable."
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