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Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center

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119 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
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#23 of 43 hotels in Bar Harbor
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Located on 12 beautiful acres just one mile from downtown Bar Harbor and the main entrance to Acadia National Park, the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel offers an ocean view from every room. Our brand new Atlantic View building offers everything you would expect from a modern hotel with fantastic views. Close enough to all the action of town, but just far enough away so you can relax. Our new rooms, friendly staff, and seasonal packages are the perfect combination of quality and value. Let us show you how beautiful the Maine coast can be.The AO is proud to announce the Grand Opening of its all new Bistro on Eden, a full service restaurant and bar.And with a great location comes great responsibility. The Bistro on Eden is a warm, lively restaurant and bar where people can be themselves and meet others in a friendly, comfortable setting. Overlooking Frenchman's Bay it offers smashing views and intimate outdoor seating, where every seat faces the Atlantic Ocean. We feature great tasting fresh, seasonal comfort cooking with ingredients that are primarily sourced from local, small scale vendors. Above all you can expect warm, genuine service. That is something upon which we pride ourselves.We are located inside the lobby of the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, 119 Eden St. Bar Harbor, and Maine 04609. Open Wed. ~ Sat. 5Pm ~ 9pm
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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CDonovan9 wrote a review Yesterday
New York City, New York13 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed here with our 2 kids for 4 nights early August. With Covid19 precautions, they did a very good job with check-in and a grab and go breakfast service that you order the night before; the process was very efficient. They offer a decent variety of cereals/oatmeal, breads, fresh fruit and yogurt to get you going, along with juice, water, & brewed coffee. The homemade granola was a treat. We stayed in the Atlantic View building, the room was very clean with a 3/4 fridge and microwave. Open lawn, beach area and pool were great additions for the kids to roam around before/ after ANP activities. The location was great, just outside of town to avoid the crowd if you want, but close enough for a few minutes drive to get to dinner or grab any needed provisions. Would definitely recommend as a solid option for families. The front desk was efficient, but not overly helpful. One example was when we forgot to add the time to our breakfast order when we dropped the paper sheet. We called the desk to indicate the time, and they were annoyed that they would have to "search through the pile of forms to find ours to add the time." This wasn't our system, we were adhering to their process, but there should be a little forgiveness when a guest forgets to check one box on a form. Other than that no concerns.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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NOLANE208 wrote a review Aug 8
Jackson, New Jersey82 contributions23 helpful votes
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I just got back from a long weekend stay at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel with my wife and two teenage daughters. My room was located in the Atlantic View building, which has great water views of Frenchman’s Bay. The room itself was large, clean, peaceful and quite. Staff was friendly and helpful throughout our stay. The hotel features two pools and its own restaurant, which was quite good. The hotel also handled the current Covid-19 situation as well as possible. The biggest impact involves the free breakfast, which you have to order the night before by dropping off a form in the main hotel building. You then have to pick up your breakfast the next morning and bring it back to your room. This was an efficient and a good way to handle breakfast under the circumstances I thought. We also took the excellent nature cruise boat ride that leaves right from the dock of the hotel, and the private rocky beach is fun to explore at low tide. On the negative side, the Hotel is too far from downtown Bar Harbor to walk (especially after going on a hike), and the free bus service to town was not working due to Covid-19, so you have to drive to town and fight for limited parking spaces. All in all, however, this is an excellent hotel, which I would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Douglas I wrote a review Aug 5
Manchester, Maine35 contributions14 helpful votes
The food was very good and reasonably priced, though the menu is a bit limited. The staff were competent and friendly, though a bit unprofessional as they had conversations between them, from a distance, that should have been handled at the back of the house. We sat outside. The view is limited and partially blocked by other buildings on the property, but it was still pretty nice. The interior dining room looked a bit rundown, as did the whole property. The glass wall that provides the view was somewhat hazy, as if it were old, not unclean. The property needs a facelift for sure, with new paint and neater, cleaner surroundings. It seems like the kind of place that uses its location as its draw rather than the quality of the facility itself. We stayed near here and were glad we had not chosen this place as our hotel. We liked eating here, though, as it was way easier to get outside seating here than in town.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Deanna L wrote a review Aug 5
N.H.79 contributions29 helpful votes
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A good location, but not walking distance from Bar Harbor. Drive just a few minutes to an entrance of Acadia National Park in one direction and to Bar Harbor's many restaurants and shops in the other direction. A great spot if you like sunrises and/or a water view, but don't stay on the first floor unless you don't mind going outside to see the sun come up over the water. I saw 2 deer at sunrise, one went right up to our patio where I would have been standing inside of the slider and been 5 feet away! Our server at the Bistro hotel restaurant was very friendly, and front desk staff were helpful. We knew that we wouldn't have housekeeping or breakfast in a dining room due to the pandemic, so we accepted having to order food the previous night and walk over to pick up our bag in the morning. The Bistro had good food and a nice patio with water view, with an option to dine indoors. The rocky beach is extremely small at high tide and not good for walking. The room decor is outdated but clean apart from huge stains on our ottoman, lots of water stains on the ceiling and a misaligned patched-up bit of wallpaper by the bed (odd!) IF we are lucky enough to return to Mount Desert Island again, we feel we would find a better value at the Bar Harbor Inn or Harborside.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Room Tip: Not the first floor on the end of Atlantic View building due to stone wall blocking view.
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MunkeeB wrote a review Aug 4
NH31 contributions18 helpful votes
Pretty happy with our stay here we stayed on the 2nd floor of the Atlantic view bldg for 3 nights I’d recommend staying on the 3rd floor if you are a light sleeper, the floor above us was creaky and we could hear the guests walking back and forth, the room had a balcony on the bay that was nice to sit out on in the morning. As mentioned in previous reviews there is no room service and breakfast is to go but that was fine with us. The restaurant on site is pretty good for dinner. The location is close to downtown and Acadia National Park. All in all a good stay
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$119 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
atlantic oceanside hotel bar harbor, atlantic oakes resort, atlantic oakes hotel
LOCATION
United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineMount Desert IslandBar Harbor
NUMBER OF ROOMS
153
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Frequently Asked Questions about Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center
Which popular attractions are close to Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Nearby attractions include Acadia National Park (2.3 miles), Cadillac Mountain (3.1 miles), and Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail (4.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thrive Juice Bar & Kitchen, Everyday Joe's, and The Stadium.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center?
Many travelers enjoy visiting St. Saviour's Church : (1.2 miles) and Sieur de Monts Spring (2.6 miles).
Does Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.