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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” (50 reviews)
          “small plates” (21 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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          Reviewed June 16, 2015

          The Balance Rock is a little slice of heaven on the coast of Maine, and everything from the grounds to the staff and the location to the amenities is top notch. I couldn't have asked for more and hope to return one day.

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          Thank courtneyr842
          Response from Aaron M, Owner at Balance Rock InnResponded June 23, 2015

          We hope to have you return too! Thank you for the lovely review.

          Reviewed June 16, 2015

          I travelled with my elderly mother and chose a bedroom on first floor. The personnel was attentive and very friendly. Our room reflected its price: We had superb views, a great bed with luxury bedding...and a nice sitting area facing a fireplace. Our bathroom had...More

          Thank reneeg635
          Response from Aaron M, Owner at Balance Rock InnResponded June 23, 2015

          Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with the Balance Rock Inn and other travelers. We aim to make our accommodations unique and luxurious. We're happy you enjoyed these qualities of our property. It was a pleasure having you and your mother....More

          Reviewed June 16, 2015

          The most beautiful,plush, unbelievable, breath talking mansion in all of the USA. It has the most exquisite ocean view suites to die for. Not to mention the BEST customer service Ive ever had in any hotel or Inn. Top notch in everything from the front...More

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          Response from Aaron M, Owner at Balance Rock InnResponded June 23, 2015

          Thank you so much for choosing the Balance Rock Inn for your special getaway! We're so happy you had such a wonderful and exceptional experience. We look forward to you return.

          Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

          The location is perfect, right in the middle of town, off Main street. The setting is even better by the water next to the pedestrian path leading into town. The grounds are immaculate and just stunning. It will make your stay worth it. Eating breakfast...More

          Thank Lily30
          Response from Aaron M, Owner at Balance Rock InnResponded June 23, 2015

          Thank you for the wonderful review. We appreciate your feed back. We're sorry you did not find breakfast or the service satisfactory. The breakfast staff strives to make sure all the guests are taken care of and are happy with their meals. We would have...More

          Reviewed June 15, 2015

          If you are planning on spending time in Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park you cant beat the Balance Rock in for location and ammenities. The outside space is as nice as the inside. The staff is great. If we ever make it back to...More

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          Response from Aaron M, Owner at Balance Rock InnResponded June 23, 2015

          Thank you for the recommendation to other travelers. We look forward to your return!

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • 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
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • $265 - $649 (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
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          • 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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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Carolyn R
          How close is this to downtown? Walking distance? And the drive to Acadia?
          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
          can we smoke outside?
          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
          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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          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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          "Don't trust the online pictures!!!"
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