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Urbana, Illinois, United States
Reviewed February 15, 2014

Beautiful location, in town but also private, with close connections to Acadia Nat'l Park. I originally chose this from the web but after having gone to Bar Harbor and seen the selection, I wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review on Tripadvisor regarding the Bar Harbor Inn. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Fred Link General Manager

Sylvania, Ohio, United States
Reviewed February 11, 2014

We have been visiting the coast of Maine for the past 15 years and the Bar Harbor Inn is one of our favorite destinations. The views of Frenchman Bay, the exceptional staff, great restaurants and lovely rooms make this a wonderful inn. The inn is within walking distance of restaurants, shopping and excursions. The Shore Path along the ocean begins...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review on Tripadvisor. It is our pleasure to welcome you back to the inn each year and we thank you for choosing to stay at the Bar Harbor Inn each time you visit Bar Harbor. Our goal is to provide all of our guests with a memorable experience during their stay with...

Hoover, Alabama
Reviewed February 8, 2014

I have been coming to the Bar Harbor Inn for ten years. It is the reason that I keep coming back to beautiful Maine. The staff is exceptional. They make you feel like you are one of their family. I cannot emphasize enough how efficient and cordial everyone is. The front desk employees, the bellmen and the outstanding housekeeping staff...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us such a fantastic review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate that you decide to stay with us each year. This really makes us feel special. I am very happy to hear that you think our staff is exceptional. I agree with you and I am very blessed to work with such a friendly and professional...

Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed February 5, 2014

Moore's , We have been coming to the Bar Harbor Inn for over 10 years & plan to return this Sept. The rooms are lovely , the service excellent and the food wonderful ! We enjoy the waterfront view from the porch & a hot cup of coffee in front of the fireplace in the lobby after a cool evening...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review on Tripadvisor regarding the Bar Harbor Inn. It is our pleasure welcoming you back as our guest each year. We always look forward to your return and we appreciate that you choose to celebrate your wedding anniversary with us each year. We have some exciting news regarding the Main Inn second floor....

Byfield ma
Reviewed January 30, 2014

We have been going to the Inn 3 times a year for the past 15 years and can't wait to go back. The service is top notch and they make you feel like family. The views are amazing and the rooms are excellent. All this within walking distance to town.

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Westminster, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 29, 2014

This Inn is by far the best Inn my wife and I ever stayed in , with great views of Frenchman's Bay and Islands The service in this Inn is exceptional From the Top Management to all the service staff. The Front Desk and bell men are the most helpful and pleasant people out of all the Hotels we have...

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed January 29, 2014

10 years and going again this summer! The location of this lovely property is its strongest point, although all aspects are superior. We choose to stay on the second floor overlooking Frenchman's Bay in the Ocean Front Lodge. After hiking in Acadia in the morning, sitting on our private porch overlooking the bay makes for a peaceful afternoon. From this...

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aUSTIN, tEXAS
Reviewed January 28, 2014

WHEN WE WALKED IN THE DOOR THE FIRE PLACE DREW US IN IMMEDIATELY! We have been enjoying this romantic hide away for 11 years and it never gets old! Breakfast is still splendid and dinner in the restaurant was the best and fresh even in the winter months. What a place!

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Indiana
Reviewed January 24, 2014

I am admittedly biased as my husband and I got married here in August 2012. The whole wedding planning process was a delight, as was working with Nicole and Melissa. The Reading Room restaurant was the perfect size for our 85 person wedding, the food was very good (and we got a lot of compliments), and their cake baker built...

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
Reviewed January 24, 2014

My Husband and I have been staying at the Bar harbor Inn for 15 years now. We love this Inn. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. If you have an issue they are at your door in minutes. It is very clean and has amazing views of Frenchman's Bay. The terrace grill has great food and cocktails and the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Reading Room Restaurant
Reading Room Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bar Harbor's best oceanfront location, with great in-town convenience. Rated "Superior First Class" by Official Hotel Guide. Eight acres of lush lawns/gardens, three beautiful and distinct buildings, embraced by serene half-mile shorepath. Elegant rooms/suites; king/queen beds; premium bedding; waterfront balconies. Superior hotel amenities -- complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, luxury robes, wireless internet, homemade cookies. Both fine and casual dining - with delicious cuisine, attentive service, breathtaking ocean views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bar Harbor Inn

Address: 1 Newport Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1898
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: $166 - $489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bar Harbor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 153
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Also Known As:
Bar Harbor Hotel Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor Inn Maine
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bar Harbor
#1 Spa Hotel in Bar Harbor
#4 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#8 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
#12 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“If you want an ocean front room, request it.”
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“not sure was not on the ocean side.”
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“Harbor view”
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“You may want to walk around first before you choose.”
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“Old Main building second floor, ask for a room with a balcony...”
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