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Jeanne Geraghty Bamberger
· November 27, 2017
Spent the weekend at the Bar Harbor Inn and it was indeed beautiful. We were blessed with beautiful clear skies which created spectacular waterfront views!

While we did enjoy ourselves, I must say, ...when we discovered that the restaurant AND bar were not open, we were a bit disappointed. I called in reservations and was not told that when I called. Not sure if we paid reduced rates but I will research that further.

Secondly, the furniture, bathrooms and TV options could use some updating. And lastly, I’m from NY and I use milk in my tea!! Coffee and tea were available 24/7 in the lobby but, no milk!!!

Again, we spent a lovely weekend in Bar Harbor.
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Michelle Ann
· October 23, 2017
Restaurant and Hotel not to be beat!!! The food was amazing and everyone we dealt with was friendly, and helpful! The spa was incredibly clean and wow did the people there do an incredible job! The vi...ew. There are no words for it. Maybe spectacular but truly that even doesn't do it justice. The same goes for all of my photos... they do no justice to the absolute breathtaking colors, relaxing atmosphere and special place that The Bar Harbor Inn truly is. Go there. NOW

They are seasonal so it books up quickly!
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Ruthann Hubbert
· October 30, 2017
Best place to stay in Bar Harbor. Wonderful service and rooms are always clean and updated with quality items and decor. The Inn food is always excellent and presented well.
Breakfast is a great mixt...ure as you can grab what you want and head out for an early morning hike.
Been coming to Maine and Bar Harbor for over 30 years and the inn and people are like visiting a true friend.
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Jill Shedd Jones
· August 21, 2017
We just had dinner there. The atmosphere and view were 5 star. The wait staff was top notch, and the wine list was good to very good. The sorbet between appetizer and main was refreshing and classy.... The pianist playing softly in the background was quite nice (don't forget to tip the hard working musicians wherever you go). I did not particularly care for my vegetarian main dish (mushroom and spinach gnocchi), however. See More
Dave de Nagy
· October 1, 2017
Outstanding Inn in Bar Harbor, Maine. Acadia and all of Mt. Desert Island in the backyard. Enjoy the company of guests visiting Maine, the Staff and tasty food. Leave your cell phone and IPad home, th...e view and sea air will more than compensate. See More
Amy Scarlett Rosvally
· August 10, 2017
The staff were friendly, the food was delicious, and we had an amazing time. We were married here back a few years and loved the experience then too. Coming back now and having a meal in the Reading R...oom really reminded us how special the Bar Harbor Inn is. See More
Nancy Haugen Cowen
· July 28, 2017
Booked 4 rooms here for myself and friends. Garden/pool view/double queens in the Inn. As a travel agent, I book this grand dame of Bar Harbor with confidence. Never a complaint about staff/rooms/serv...ice/food. Location is the best. Trust me on this. I've returned 9 times over the years. Thanks for another wonderful visit. See More
James Whaley
· July 28, 2017
One of the most spectacular and elegant places you will ever stay, the location could not have been any better Grand rooms. This place was impeccable. And very clean ,spotless. Every maroon could pass... a white glove test. Every day you were getting the Royal Treatment I truly cannot wait to come back to this beautiful place See More
Rochelle Roy
· July 8, 2017
The Bar Harbor Inn is an incredible place to stay. My Boyfriend Tony brought me to Bar Harbor for My Birthday and we stayed from July 1 to July 7, 2017 and we couldn't be happier. Our ocean view was b...reathtaking, the room was beautiful and very clean, the grounds we very well manicured, the food at The Terrace Grille was amazing, the fireworks were incredible and the staff were warm, friendly, so nice and outstanding.
One gentleman in particular was Walter. He was an older man with an Amazing Smile. When we first arrived at the Inn Walter greeted us with a warm smile and a "Good Afternoon, Have A Good Day." Every time we would leave the hotel Walter was always outside working and would always engage in a small conversation with Us.
The room and the view was gorgeous but I think that it was The staff that made Our stay that much more amazing. Walter and all the staff are a testament to GREAT Hospitality.
We would recommend Everyone to stay here when you visit Bar Harbor.
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Brenton Whitten
· August 7, 2017
You pay for the view and the service of the staff. Rooms are your standard hotel room with a balcony. We were a late check in and "stole a room" for 324 after tax. We got a standard two queen room wit...h a view. If you want a king bed or a jacuzzi room sell a kidney. The food was very small portions and fairly mediocre at a high price. They did resolve our issues with the food without an actual complaint being made or us asking to talked to anyone, the servers just saw we weren't terribly happy and took care of it on thier own. They had a nice pianist in the dinning room. The facility was clean and nice. Walls are very thin so you can hear all the rooms around you in the main inn where we stayed. Breakfast was a bit of a let down, great view but small selection mostly just cereal, some fruit, toast, hard boiled eggs and yogurt. Overall I would stay again I guess, but you can a lot more for your dollar elsewhere. See More
Joe LaFerier
· October 27, 2017
We stayed at the Bar Harbor Inn for our Honeymoon 🌙 what a beautiful place to stay and the view well just stunning.
Bonnie McNiel-Gulsby
· September 12, 2017
A beautiful place to stay. The view & landscaping is wonderful and the food is 5 star. Highly recommend it.
Karen Freeman Mackenzie
· September 9, 2017
It is absolutely gorgeous here! We haven't been here for years. Our view is amazing. We are having dinner here tonight! I can't wait! We can't wait to come back next year!!
Shawn D. Newell
· August 14, 2017
Jessica, our wedding planner, perfect. Food, staff, hotel and grounds, amazing. Five stars hands down and not a single complaint from us or our guests.
Horace Graham
· November 3, 2017
Fine dinning at its best recommend to all. I definitely recommend.
Cara Robichaud
· September 6, 2017
Beautiful view and the food was incredible, the service was lacking a bit but overall it was a wonderful experience.
Mary Ellen O'Carroll
· October 4, 2017
Best porch view over the Harbor.... great place to watch the sunset 🌅
Andrew Chen
· October 31, 2017
The ocean view with balcony facing east is spectacular for watching morning sunrise. Amazingly beautiful property.
Dawn Moshier
· August 7, 2017
We celebrated our 30th Wedding Anniversary here this past April. It was a dream getaway for us. Beautiful location, gorgeous sunsets, amazing food and service. The restaurant and bar personnel made ou...r anniversary dinner better than we could have imagined. We will defiantly be returning! See More
Lisa Sweet
· May 15, 2017
We have been repeat guests to the Bar Harbor Inn for several years now. We stay in the Oceanfront Lodge. We always thoroughly enjoy our stay. This year, we were pleasantly surprised with the upgrades ...to the room and balcony. The balcony rungs were replaced with glass for a more unobstructed view, new outside seating and table, inside new carpeting and drapes, and new lamps with USB PORTS, and extra charging stations behind the TV. I also noticed a new hook outside of the bathroom area. Kudos! You seemed to know exactly what would make our stay that much more enjoyable.... and the "welcome back" bag with water bottles and goodies was a nice touch. Impressive. The only thing that would make our stay even better would be improved internet service to share our experiences with family and friends. Otherwise, spot on! We will see you in November! See More
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A stroll through the gardens is a relaxing way to begin your day!
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It is another beautiful fall day here on Frenchman Bay! Perfect for biking, sailing, strolling the shore path or joining us for a meal at the Terrace Grille.
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Winter has finally made its way to Bar Harbor!
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Another beautiful winter day here in Bar Harbor! After more snow all day yesterday, this morning was incredibly beautiful and another example of the unique beauty of this island.

Having said that...we're still here counting down the days until summer!

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Have you ever seen it like this? Winter in Acadia is beautiful!

Thunder Hole is beautiful in the summer, but it's spectacular when it's frozen in the winter!
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Here are some beautiful photos of the blizzard hitting the shores of Bar Harbor and the Inn yesterday from local resident Matthew Hochman. Matthew captures the the essence of the storm beautifully. We are grateful that we had no negative impacts on power or safety for most homes and businesses here. Just a nice think blanket of snow and ice to keep us covered for a while longer this winter.

We hope all of you are safe and warm from the storm. We know a lot of our guests come from areas also hit hard by the storm and hope you all made it out with just some extra shoveling.

Photo Credit: Matthew Hochman

Merry Christmas from your friends at the Bar Harbor Inn!

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Drum roll please 🥁🥁...we have SNOW! #VisitBarHarbor
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Witham Family Hotels

Today we say goodbye to an exceptional man. David J Witham began this company 30 years ago in Bar Harbor and built a community and family around his passion. H...e was an inspiring mentor, fearsome leader and savvy business man who led this company with a firm hand and soft heart. While many of us have entertaining stories, lesser known is the immense amount of compassion he had for his employees and the community, often going to great lengths to support both.

For employees and community members who were not able to attend the funeral today, there will be a Celebration of Life to be held in the spring.

David leaves a legacy of exacting standards, exceptional service and loyal, dedicated employees. We will all miss him greatly.

Rest in peace, Mr. Witham.

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If you have not seen this video yet by 929Media and Maine Tourism on Acadia National Park, you'll be love it. And if you've seen it already, you'll want to watch it again. It's a beautiful video on the area we all love so much. #mainetourism #929Media #acadianationalpark

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Acadia National Park is a 47,000-acre Atlantic coast recreation area primarily on Maine's Mount Desert Island. Its landscape is marked by woodland, rocky beaches…
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Congratulations to the Bar Harbor Inn team for winning Best Decorated and 3rd Best Time in the annual Bar Harbor Bed Races!

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As we enter into the brisk and frosty mornings with winter nearing, we have started some of the work on our exciting plans for 2018! In May of next year we will be opening a brand new look for the Terrace Grille. While we'll keep the same trademark look of umbrellas, and beautiful ocean views, we'll be upgrading the entire outdoor dining experience. It's an exciting project we are looking forward to sharing with all of our guests in the coming season!

For the local area residents and guests walking the shore path, there are no current changes to the accessibility of the path and you can still walk by without any challenges. We apologize in advance for the extra noise during your walk, we'll be done as soon as we can and appreciate everyone's patience. We hope to see you all next spring on the new Terrace Grille!

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JOIN US for YOGA on the BAY into the FALL!

Join us this Wednesday, September 20th for a Historic Coin Exhibition presented by long time Bar Harbor Inn guest, Mr. Pete Valera. Open to the public.

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Join us this Wednesday, September 20th for a Historic Coin Exhibition presented by long time Bar Harbor Inn guest, Mr. Pete Valera. Open to the public.

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We are looking forward to the autumn days and beautiful colors headed our way for the month of October! Make sure to put Bar Harbor on your list for the perfect weekend getaway next month!

October is great month for traveling with mild weather and lower prices. Here are five places -- from Maine to South Africa -- you might want to visit.
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Chef Kiefer and our baker, Princess had a fun time with our younger guests during the Kids in the Bakeshop program yesterday!