Located on Mount Desert Island, this Bar Harbor hotel is 5.8 mi away from the Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park. This oceanfront hotel offers an on-site restaurant and guests can dine with views of the ocean. Bar Harbor Inn and Spa provides rooms with a flat-screen cable TV. Some of the rooms have a balcony with views of Frenchman Bay. Bar Harbor Inn has an on-site spa facility. Guests can also enjoy swimming in the outdoor pool or relaxing in the hot tub. The property offers 2 on-site restaurants with ocean views, the Reading Room Restaurant and Terrace Grille. The Reading Room Restaurant serves breakfast and dinner daily. A continental breakfast is also available each morning in the lobby. Abbe Museum is 1969 feet away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Bar Harbor, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Bar Harbor Inn and Spa has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 28, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Bar Harbor, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.9

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Stevenandteresa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent accomodations in every respect. Location is perfect...easy walk to anywhere. Room amenities excellent. Restaurant outstanding. Wholeheartedly recommend to anyone visiting Bar Harbor.
  • Thelma
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great service, location, spotless, & comfortable. Loved the piano bar. The breakfasts were amazing, in fact all the restaurants and service was wonderful. The grounds were delightful with the gorgeous infinity pool overlooking the harbor, & fire...
  • Dana
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Every single staff member we came in contact with was exceptional. The Inn is within walking distance to everything.
  • Joel
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    View was incredible. Location was perfect. Right downtown!
  • Lisa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful room. The service was exceptional you don't lift a finger for any service! The staff friendly. I would rate this a 5 star hotel. We wished we didn't have to leave Beautiful view.
  • Amina
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    location location location! excellent service and friendly staff.
  • Jason
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    views were amazing great location close to everything
  • Elizabeth
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    it was beautiful! you could see the bay from the property and the gardens were so pretty.
  • Faulkner
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Clean, well appointed, beautiful outdoor sitting area.
  • Shereen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We loved this place. Had an ocean view room and thoroughly enjoyed mornings on the deck. Location was fantastic. Staff was extremely friendly.

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • do you offer king rooms with ocean views?

    Yes we do. We offer king rooms on the 2nd floor of our Oceanfront Lodge Building
    Answered on 9 September 2020
  • When is payment charged to credit card- Immediately or at check in

    Payment of the 1st night's lodging is required for deposit at the time of booking
    Answered on 3 February 2021
  • Do all ocean view rooms have a balcony

    All rooms in the Oceanfront Lodge have balconies overlooking the ocean
    Answered on 20 May 2022
  • what time does the main dining room open for dinner?

    The Reading Room Restaurant opens daily at 5:30p
    Answered on 15 June 2021
  • Can I book now online and pay at property or do I need to call to do that

    At the time of booking we do require a deposit by credit card in the amount of the 1st night's stay.
    Answered on 23 April 2021
  • how robust is your contintental breakfast? Just a bagel and coffee or other?

    Our complimentary continental breakfast features freshly sliced and whole fruits, breakfast breads, bagels, assorted muffins, pastries, cereals, yogur..
    Answered on 28 January 2020
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Hotel area info *

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Reading Room
    • Cuisine
      American • Seafood
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
  • Terrace Grille
    • Cuisine
      American • Seafood
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience

Amenities of Bar Harbor Inn and Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Room service
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Playground
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Fenced pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Bar Harbor Inn and Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cash is not accepted Bar Harbor Inn and Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note the spa is open from 1 July - 11 November.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Bar Harbor Inn and Spa of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Terrace Grille: Closed from Sun, Oct 31, 2021 until Fri, May 20, 2022

Reading Room : Closed from Mon, Nov 08, 2021 until Sat, Apr 16, 2022

Bar is closed from Mon, Nov 08, 2021 until Sat, Apr 16, 2022

Hot tub/jacuzzi is closed from Mon, Nov 15, 2021 until Fri, May 27, 2022

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Sun, Nov 07, 2021 until Fri, May 27, 2022

FAQs about Bar Harbor Inn and Spa

  • Bar Harbor Inn and Spa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Locker rooms
    • Spa facilities
    • Swimming pool
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Bar Harbor Inn and Spa on this page.

  • Check-in at Bar Harbor Inn and Spa is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Bar Harbor Inn and Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Bar Harbor Inn and Spa is 1,300 feet from the center of Bar Harbor. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Bar Harbor Inn and Spa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Bar Harbor Inn and Spa include:

    • Double

  • Bar Harbor Inn and Spa has 2 restaurants:

    • Reading Room
    • Terrace Grille