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harrisburg, United States
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was expensive, and I thought for the money, it was lacking in certain ammenities. I felt it should be more Four Seasons like. Also, our carpet was pretty badly stained, I asked and they did spot cleaned it: it was much better. The pillows are down, so they get hard after you've been on them for a while.... More 

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

Dear Luanne W, I would like to thank you for providing great constructive feedback regarding your August stay at the Harborside. On behalf of the management team at the Harborside, I would like to apologize for the service failures causing your 25th anniversary trip to not live up to the standards guests have come to expect from the Harborside. We... More 

Yardley, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel in harbor view accessible room for three nights. Hotel has excellent location on the waterfront in the center of town and is with in walking distance to whale watching company pier, restaurants and other main Bar Harbor attractions. Hotel grounds are very well cared for, a lot of flowers, water front promenade, two pools and... More 

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

Dear Snubes, 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 to... More 

redding,ct
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this hotel. Most convenient location in town and surprisingly quiet. Pools were both wonderful -- water views, friendly staff. Would have appreciated complimentary coffee in the lobby in the morning at such a deluxe property. Definitely would go back!

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

Dear thompers, 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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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel (with free parking) was a perfect location: right in the middle of downtown, restaurants across the street, tour kiosk right next door, sandbar access off the back and gorgeous oceanfront. We didn't have ti use the car except to go to the national park. We stayed in a suite that overlooked the pool - the room was great... More 

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

Dear Melanie S, On behalf of the entire staff here at the Harborside Hotel & Marina I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your stay with other travelers. It is always a pleasure to hear guests enjoying the property as well as our location, we take pride in providing great amenities and accommodations in the... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I were originally booked at the Holiday Inn Resort. We were upgraded to the Harborside Hotel & Marina. The location is perfect, right downtown, right on the water & close to all the shops, restaurants, & boat tours. Parking is onsite, which is a bonus because most of the parking in downtown Bar Harbor is limited to... More 

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

Dear Nicole B, I would like to thank you for such the positive feedback in regards to your recent stay here at the Harborside! We have great amenities and facilities that all of our guests have access to, I am pleased to read you took advantage the nice weather we have had! On your next travels back to the Bar... More 

Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very clean and more modern hotel. Terrific location, nice views and outdoor areas. Well kept pools and common areas. Nice rooms, comfortable beds, very clean. Would have liked there to have been a fridge or coffee maker. Helpful staff.

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1 Thank mjd6405
chris torrey t, General Manager at Harborside Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear mjd6405, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay here at the Harborside! We appreciate your short and sweet review, whether it is business or pleasure that brings you our property we are happy you were able to enjoy the resort and the location! We hope that we have the opportunity to... More 

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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were booked into this hotel by Tour mappers because we wanted to visit acadia National park. And the choice was an excellent one. Wonderful sunset room with balcony and view over the sea and sandbar. Quiet and elegant pool at the resort Club. Efficient and prompt breakfast Service. Comfortable beds with duvets. Only drawbacks were very late housekeeping which... More 

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

Dear Sylvia D, 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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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The grounds are beautiful and the location excellent. However... Our visit was rather disappointing and as others have said it was just so many little things... *Nice view, but parking lot frontage did warrant $450 per night rate *Hallways warm ( AC turned off?) *No map of hotel and it is a confusing place to find your way around *Fitness... More 

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

Dear marianmackle, Thank you for your recent stay with us at the Harborside and thank you for your review contribution! We are saddened to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. We strive to provide the best possible experience for all of our guests. Again, we apologize that your stay did not live up to your expectations; we... More 

UK
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The views from this hotel are wonderful. It's superbly located in the heart of Bar Harbor, within easy walking distance of all amenities. We took a jacuzzi suite, and the sheer joy of watching night fall from the jacuzzi was fantastic. The outdoor pool area and bar were lovely - again, those views - and our barman at the Club... More 

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

Dear memory_grrl, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your time at the Harborside, we take all of our guests comments and reviews seriously in order to continuously improve while providing the best accommodations in Bar Harbor- you have provided some great guest insight that I will most certainly be looking into. We take pride... More 

Portland, Maine
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We travel on our boat and marina-hop throughout New England during the summer. We finally made it to Bar Harbor and booked a slip at the Harborside Resort & Marina for a week. We were excited to enjoy the first class service that usually goes with resort prices and upscale marinas. How very disappointing it was to be placed at... More 

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

Dear LisaLsWorld, I am saddened to hear that you left from our property with not a great impression of all our resort has to offer and I would like to apologize for the service oversights that you encountered preventing you from enjoying our property to the fullest. I am in hopes that if your travels bring you back to the... More 

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Amenities

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  • 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: $229 - $469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harborside Hotel & Marina 4*
Number of rooms: 189
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#5 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#21 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#21 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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