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98 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1106
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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The Acadia Inn - Friendly, Comfortable, Affordable - The Acadia Inn offers 95 deluxe air conditioned rooms with king or queen beds. Well-maintained grounds and recreational area. Amenities include: free continental breakfast, free wi-fi, guest laundry, heated pool and jacuzzi, refrigerators in all rooms, free local calls, irons, hair dryers. Located just one mile to waterfront, and 1 mile to Acadia National Park. Free shuttle to downtown and park. AAA 3 Diamond
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Hiking
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Free shuttle or taxi services
Shuttle bus service
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
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Safe
Telephone
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Iron
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Patricia G wrote a review Jun 19
Putnam, Connecticut32 contributions63 helpful votes
We had a room on the third floor and it was very quiet and comfortable. We arrived around 2:00 pm and were very pleased that our room was ready so we quickly checked in and were on our way to Bar Harbor. There is plenty of free parking steps away from the hotel. The rooms were spacious for a family of three with a refrigerator in every room. We had a couple of issues (phone didn’t work, light bulb flickering) and both were fixed in a short period of time. The breakfast area was clean and the folks there deserve kudos for keeping everything well stocked and cleaned. With Covid restrictions all food is prepackaged but there was a huge variety of hot and cold items. You are allowed to eat in the breakfast area or there is a patio outside with additional seating. Everything listed on the hotel website was available for breakfast. Housekeeping only cleans your room at your request. Due to Covid you receive a checklist daily to request any items you need (towels, facecloths, soap, etc.) and they are placed outside your door in a clear bag. This worked very well for us as we were only staying for three nights. Overall this is a great hotel for everyone but families with children will find several additional amenities. The backyard is huge with swings, bocce court, heated pool and hot tub. There is also a trail that leads up into Acadia National park for anyone wishing to hike. We would definitely stay there again!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Would have been happy if shuttle to Bar Harbor was running but we were a week too early.
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Katrina S wrote a review Jun 14
Portland, Maine25 contributions14 helpful votes
I stayed at the Acadia Inn in June of 2021 for three days with my husband. Pros- The beds were clean, and comfortable. Parking is free. You are close to the park. Cons- The pool was cloudy and did not appear to be clean. The water was green hued and did not smell pleasant. It did not appear inviting in any way. At one point while we were staying a maintenance worker was weeding the deck by spraying chemicals on the weeds than digging them up. All I could envision was people tracking the herbicide in the water before swimming. For the three days we were there, the hot tub never functioned properly. For two days it was closed for maintenance. On the third day it was open, but in no way warm. I would have called it a lukewarm tub at best. The “grab and go” breakfast was underwhelming. Highly processed muffins, and a limited selection that never changed. It was edible, but that is the best one could say about it. The toilet in our room was LOUD, and finicky. It was fitted with a power flush, and it you did not jiggle the handle exactly right it would run for hours. Actually, everything was loud… the hallway, the toilet, the neighbors upstairs. You will not miss any goings on in the building as you will hear it all. On our last night we woke to the sound of running water. The unit above us flooded, spilling water into our bathroom. The maintenance person was apologetic, but the front desk was pretty silent over the issue. No offers of another room to shower in, or compensation for a dirty water bathroom. WORST PART- I call this out as the worst part, as if I was traveling alone, I would avoid this hotel at all costs. Our room was located next to the front desk. This means every time we went in or out of the room, I could see the office space. At least 5 times while passing the office the door was propped open. What looked like the master keys (3-4 sets of keys on big rings) were hanging by the door. Not even a full arms reach into the office. Anyone could have walked by and snagged the keys easily. The employees were busy at the front desk each time. This clearly is not safe to have the keys accessible to anyone. I fully admit that I am not sure they were room keys, but they appeared to be so. Overall I would give this hotel a 2/10. It was clean but I will not return.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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HeaveNEarth wrote a review Jun 14
Fairfax, Virginia172 contributions93 helpful votes
Acadia Inn is well-located, only minutes away from Bar Harbor downtown. Their breakfast was much better than what we've been experiencing at other hotels during the reopening phases after the pandemic. Actually, the best breakfast we had among the ones we had even at more upscale hotel chains we had booked. Two things we noticed, though. First, the wall was very thin as I could hear from both sides of the walls. Secondly, the side door was not secured with key access, which was a surprise to us. Anyone could just walk right into the the Inn without any room keys. I didn't feel unsecured, but the building was definitely not secured. The Inn was very reasonably priced and a great starting point for Acadia National Park. If you're visiting Acadia National Park for the first time, I would definitely recommend the Acadia Inn.
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Flannery52 wrote a review Jun 11
Chapel Hill, North Carolina643 contributions187 helpful votes
1.2 miles out of Bar Harbor downtown, Acadia Inn offers more reasonable prices. The hotel is on a busy street, so ask for a quiet room. Ours was very quiet, and perhaps they all are. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. We had “replenish” cards to hang on the door for replacement toiletries, extra towels, etc. The breakfast is self-serve, but the women stocking and cleaning were friendly, super efficient, and helpful. You won’t go hungry! Refrigerated mini pancakes, Belgian waffles, and breakfast burritos could be microwaved. A steamer had tasty, wrapped egg/cheese/ham on an English muffin. Bagels could be toasted. Hard boiled eggs, cereals, oatmeal cups, fruit cups, oranges, bananas, flavored yogurt, vanilla Greek yogurt, and pastries round out the buffet. Wow! While we didn’t use them, the hotel has a laundromat, playground, outdoor eating area, and lovely pool. The only disappointment is no microwave in the room. A refrigerator and safe, yes. We walked into town several times. Give yourself 20-30 minutes, depending on how leisurely you walk. Traffic is heavy, but there’s a wide walking/bike path to use. Enjoy the Bar Harbor Cellars, a winery just 10 minutes up the road. $10 tastings were very good.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Carn1vore wrote a review May 2021
374 contributions46 helpful votes
This old lady has had a nice facelift and it shows. Fresh paint and updated features made our two day stay comfortable. The two problems we encountered during our stay was a non-functioning television and terrible in- room coffee. I Just can't understand why these hotels such pathetic in-room coffee...is it the cost? We do have a very special shout out to Gerald who went over and above his duty to find us a functioning television and then a functioning remote control. Thank you Gerald!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$157 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
acadia hotel bar harbor, acadia inn bar harbor, acadia bed breakfast, acadia bar harbor
LOCATION
United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineMount Desert IslandBar Harbor
NUMBER OF ROOMS
95
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Frequently Asked Questions about Acadia Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Acadia Inn?
Nearby attractions include Land Bridge to Bar Island (0.7 miles), Bar Island Trails (0.7 miles), and George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Acadia Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Acadia Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Acadia Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Acadia Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Acadia Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include 2 cats, Mount Dessert Bakery, and La Bella Vita Ristorante.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Acadia Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Acadia Inn?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Acadia Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting St. Saviour's Church : (1.0 miles) and Sieur de Monts Spring (2.4 miles).
Is Acadia Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.