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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just came back after spending 4 nights at The Bayview and it was a wonderful experience. Before we even arrived I was impressed with their customer service. Due to dietary restrictions (we keep kosher) we needed to ship food and supplies to the hotel beforehand. There was never a problem and they were extremely helpful. We stayed in the... More 

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us! The townhouses are terrific for families because they have that sprawl out space for the much desired family time and they are also big enough for the sometimes needed "me" space! Travel time is always crunch time so for those with dietary restrictions we are very happy to assist if we can.... More 

Concord, New Hampshire
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I spent 4 days at the Bayview. This is our 4th visit over the past 10 years and it remains the best place to stay in Bar Harbor. The manager, Trish, and all of the staff from the chef and breakfast room staff, to the housecleaners and bell staff are warm, kind, welcoming and do everything they... More 

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Thank BD4218
Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

How many ways can we say thank you? It has been such a busy year with so many new faces walking through the door. When someone has stayed with us before it is almost that feeling of going home after a long day. There is comfort and happiness in welcoming guests back again and again. We learn your likes and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our family of four stayed at the Bayview for 4 wonderful days and 3 nights and we wish it could have been longer! The view from the room was exceptional but what really made The Bayview special was the hospitality. All staff members extended themselves to us graciously in all possible ways. A special thank you to all of the... More 

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

A very special thank you to you too! I always say that when our guests let us know that what we do is just right by them, then we are very happy to keep a good thing going! The comment that the place is sparkling is a true testament to the hard work done everyday by our wonderful housekeeping staff.... More 

Hilliard, OH
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the Bayview- from the delicious breakfast every morning (lots of variety), the convenient shuttle to town, the close proximate on to Acadia, the wonderful staff, the great views from the rooms, and the afternoon cookies. Our only regret was that we missed the cream puffs the day we left :(. We even used their food delivery service... More 

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Thank jodi2652
Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you so much! You mentioned everyone and everything! I hear you on the cream puffs too! I don't think I have ever tasted one better than Nora's and I feel the same way about her raspberry thumbprints and blueberry filled cookies. You know the ads where the advertiser says "picture yourself here"? Well, I would like to picture myself... More 

Frederick, Maryland
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102 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our overall experience at The Bayview was simply awesome. We booked the three night getaway which includes dinner at the Reading Room, a boat tour, and a bus tour of Acadia. It was a great deal. It includes an oceanfront room. Also, we thought there may be a dollar limit for the meal. Much to our surprise, there was not... More 

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Thank Art S
Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! Having such happy guests is a simply awesome experience for us too! The three day package has been very popular this year. It takes the guess work out of some of the most common questions we get, "What should we do?" and "Where should we eat?" The Acadia National Park Tours do such a great job of giving... More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Again, thank you Trish and your excellent staff at Bayview. You have kept us returning to the Bayview, this our 10th year. The staff are very friendly and make one feel right at home as soon as one enters the lobby. The rooms are of good size, well maintained by the housekeeping staff who are always very accommodating. The rooms... More 

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1 Thank R C
Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Again, thank you RC! I could respond like this is an anonymous review but as soon as I read it and the line "harass us like members of the family" I knew it had to be you! We do feel like that you know, you two are guests that stay and make the whole week you are here very special... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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44 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure I'll be adding anything that others haven't said, but I just wanted to share my enthusiasm for this place. We loved it! Our family of four really didn't know what to expect and we were delighted with the great service, wonderful breakfasts, fantastic baked goods (pastries in the morning; cookies in the afternoon), beautiful views from... More 

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Thank jastraveler66
Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Wow and thank you!! You started out by saying you didn't have much to add but you did! The details of your review are wonderful and very much appreciated! The townhouses are terrific for families because they offer so much space. We get a number of inquiries about them and most times people are concerned about the view. We advertise... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed three days/two nights at the Bayview booked mainly on the many glowing reviews I read on trip advisor. I can certainly confirm all of the praises. The staff are more than attentive, friendly and offer the best advice on not just Acadia or where to eat in Bar Harbor but places in all of Mount Desert Island to... More 

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Thank umterps95
Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you! I know it isn't easy to make a decision based on others recommendations but we are very glad you did! Someone once told me they take the top reviews and the not so good ones and look for the average. We have been very lucky in that respect and I am glad you followed the advice! We all... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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141 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views from the waterfront rooms are beautiful and the hotel has 5 star service. The rooms are spacious and very clean. A little ways out of downtown Bar Harbor, it still is a convenient hotel in the area. They offer a shuttle service to downtown Bar Harbor so we enjoyed many restaurants in the area without the parking hassles.... More 

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Thank Lillyatl
Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

Thank you very much! I love all the high praise for the staff! Each and everyone that works here does a super job of making sure our guests get the best we have to offer. The guests we have been seeing also give the best right back and that is just as important! The shuttle has been on a non-stop... More 

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Bayview on our first trip to Bar Harbor two weeks ago. Our 9 and 5 year old kids loved the pool, the cookies, the choices at breakfast and the view. My husband and I loved all of that too, but also the staff's assistance with restaurants, the shuttle to town and the fact that we weren't... More 

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Trish04609, Manager at The Bayview, responded to this review

We want you to come back again too! It is nice and quiet here and we like that! We also like welcoming happy families! The cookies are so well received by everyone, kids and adults (and staff, but don't tell anyone that!) and when they come out at 2:00 pm it is so much fun to watch the kids faces!... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Personalized friendly service, peaceful and quiet setting, spectacular views, close to downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Spacious oceanfront hotel rooms with balconies, some family friendly, or larger two and three bedroom townhomes and house. Expanded continental breakfast, pool, shuttle service, fresh baked cookies, lounge and limited wireless internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bayview

Address: 111 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1105
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: $155 - $470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Bayview 2*
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
The Bayview Hotel Bar Harbor
Bayview Bar Harbor
Bayview Hotel Bar Harbor
The Bayview Bar Harbor, Maine
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#1 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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