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Harborside Hotel & Marina

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Nashvile
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived after a long drive up the Maine coast in time for a glorious sunset. Hotel is right next to the 'bar' that appears during low tide. Very nice hotel. Rooms were well kept and service was excellent. Only mistake was asking bellman about where to eat, he sent us to Stewmans down the street, which I think is owned... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Harborside is located conveniently to all of the attractions in Bar Harbor, including boar tours and shops. The staff was courteous and helpful and the rooms were clean and spacious, especially the bathrooms. We booked two rooms and they wound up being located at opposite ends of the hotel which was disappointing. We received a discount for the Bar... More 

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Thank Richard M
chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Richard M, I would like to thank you for providing a fair review of your recent time in Bar Harbor. In your review you have provided excellent constructive feedback for our staff and we will certainly be addressing each of the issues mentioned, as we continuously try to improve the guest experience! Our staff looks forward to another opportunity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at Harborside for a nice get away weekend. Their location, cleanliness, hospitality, and restaurant were all top notch experiences. Thank you Harborside for making our time in Bar Harbor memorable! A shout out to Andrew who was extremely pleasant to deal with and accommodating to our needs. We will continue to make this hotel/resort a top destination... More 

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Gayle M, Thank you SO MUCH for your review of the Harborside! I am pleased to learn of your stay experience and thank you for your kind words regarding the staff being both friendly and accommodating. We take pride in providing unsurpassed services and personal touches, and Andrew is a treasure! Our location is surely a great asset of... More 

Ellicott City, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were able to go to Bar Harbor in August 2016 which coincided with the 100th anniversary of Acadia NP. A little busy. The Harborside was a bit of a disappointment. First room rug dirty, desk made it convenient to move us to another room w/o view but we weren't expecting a lot. Would have spent a little more time... More 

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Thank clllc
chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear clllc, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers, here at the Harborside we strive for 100% guest satisfaction, on behalf of all the staff on property I would like to apologize that we fell short in our effort. We value all of our guest’s feedback as it helps us... More 

Halifax, Canada
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89 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Harborside is so well located in Bar Harbor. You can walk to so many shops, restaurants and attractions. The premium King room is very spacious and we had a wonderful view of the sandbar. The bathroom was gorgeous. Suggestion: have wine glasses in the rooms.

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Thank NSTravel101
chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear NSTravel101, I would like to thank you for sharing your most recent stay at the Harborside with other travelers- we appreciate your short and sweet review! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed everything about our property- from the service to the views, our Island view rooms are my personal favorite as it provides the best views for... More 

Nebraska
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were called to be notified that we were going to be "upgraded" to a sister hotel, the Harborside by the hotel that we had previously booked (the Holiday Inn Recency). They were apparently overbooked. The Harborside honored our previous room rate for a lovely room on the first floor next to the harbor. The decor of the room was... More 

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Thank dustermomke
chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear dustermomke, Thank you for the wonderful review! We were very happy to have you and your family experience the Harborside & Bar Harbor. I hope that others look to your review as a comprehensive evaluation of what we have to offer and that it is truly "our pleasure". The Regency, one of our sister properties, provides guests great views... More 

Durango, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from my trip to Bar Harbor, it was a short stay at the Harborside Hotel and Marina but well worth it! The staff was the most accommodating with all my requests and made both myself and my guests comfortable! Thank you for the great memories! I will be back!!!

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Thank Kali L
chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Kali L, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest! I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay in Bar Harbor with other travelers- we take pride in providing great accommodations and amenities for our guests, I am pleased to read you enjoyed your time on property and were able... More 

Hudson, NH
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69 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I traveled to Bar Harbor for the destination wedding of our nephew, and reception held at the Bar Harbor Club. We arrived early Thursday afternoon and were accommodated for early check in, as we had requested. We were given directions to our room and off we went. For the price point of this hotel we should have... More 

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Thank bogeyjim30
chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear bogeyjim30, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay here in Bar Harbor, we appreciate all the feedback that you have provided. I am so happy to hear that we were able to provide a true Harborside hospitality experience one to help provide reassurance you stayed at the right property... More 

Katy, Texas
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good size room and bathroom. Busy lobby and restaurant. Would be great in summer with use of pool. Walkable to dinner and Bar Harbor town square. Near lots of restaurants, shops and dessert places. Restaurant looked like a good choice for easy breakfast or dinner.

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Thank Lhumm86
chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Lhumm86, Your review is wonderful and gets right to the point. Thank you very much for writing it and sharing your experience with other travelers. We hope you are able to visit with us again in the future. Warm regards, Chris Torrey More 

Holderness, New Hampshire
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166 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at The Harborside for two nights, enjoying every minute from check-in to check-out. The staff is very friendly and most helpful. While staying there, you have access to the Bar Harbor Club right next door which has tennis courts and swimming pool. Great facility! Our room was spacious with a semi-private balcony. Nice place to... More 

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chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Busyinnkeepers, Starting with the title of your review- it was a pleasure to read! We have some of the greatest views in the downtown area- I am so glad you were able to enjoy many of the things that make Bar Harbor so special! Our staff works very hard to make sure all of our guests get the most... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in downtown Bar Harbor at the ocean's edge; near Acadia National Park; breathtaking view of Frenchman's Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harborside Hotel & Marina

Address: 55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: $235 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harborside Hotel & Marina 4*
Number of rooms: 189
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Harborside Hotel And Marina
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#5 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#21 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
#21 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
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