We booked last minute after searching for hotels on-line and reading reviews. BHGH wasn't first on our list, but was the first with a room available. It's on the end of the tourist strip, farthest away from the water, but definitely not a long walk, and being at the end is sure to get you walking past all the shops that Bar Harbor has to offer. When I booked I needed a room for five, and I was shocked that when we opened the door the rollaway was in-place and fully made! Plenty of room for two queen beds and the rollaway even with a family member in a wheelchair. The room was very clean, and neat, aside from some ill-repaired sheet rock above the shower surround. My family of 5 would be comfortable there for quite a few days. I do agree with other reviews, the breakfast was adequate, but not great. The only hot offering was oatmeal, though there was a toaster for bagels, English muffins, bread, pre-made waffles and pre-made French toast. There was also hard boiled eggs which could be microwaved. We did not go to the pool.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- With its great downtown Bar Harbor location, the Bar Harbor Grand Hotel is one of the area’s newest hotels, providing all of the modern conveniences with yesterday's charm. Based on the historic Rodick House, the elegant 1800's Bar Harbor landmark, the Grand is the perfect choice for all visitors to nearby Acadia National Park, and the Mount Desert Island region – whether it be for a romantic getaway, family vacation, or business. The Bar Harbor Grand Hotel invites you to be their guest on "the most beautiful island in America". ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Bar Harbor Grand Hotel Maine