Bed and Breakfast The Primrose
73 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, United States of America – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 35 reviews)
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Primrose Inn Staff
Built in 1878, The Primrose has been newly reimagined for the 2020 season! All 15 of our beautiful guestrooms have been comprehensively updated in a coastal cottage style with new furnishings, fixtures, original artwork, and amenities. Enjoy classic Maine cottage style living without sacrificing one bit in modern comfort! Each room at The Primrose has a private en suite bathroom, and many of the rooms also feature cozy gas fireplaces, spa tubs, adjoining sitting rooms, and private porches or balconies. Amenities in each room include luxurious 100% cotton linens and Turkish towels, smart TVs, individually controlled air conditioning and heat, and free WiFi. Guests of The Primrose enjoy a delicious full breakfast from our kitchen each morning with a choice of hot entrees served fireside in our dining room or on our outdoor wrap-around front porch. In the early evening guests enjoy complimentary afternoon refreshments featuring an assortment of freshly baked treats from our kitchen. Experience the best in downtown Bar Harbor boutique accommodations at The Primrose!
Stephen, Brandon, and the rest of the Primrose staff look forward to serving the thousands of guests who visit each year, and we look forward to sharing with you the updated property!
Our newly-updated boutique hotel is ideally located just a five-minute walk from the center of downtown Bar Harbor, and just one mile from magnificent Acadia National Park! When staying at The Primrose you are just a leisurely stroll away from all of the wonderful restaurants, shops, galleries, museums and natural wonders that make Bar Harbor a world-class destination. The primary stop for the free Island Explorer Shuttle to Acadia is just a 5-minute walk from our hotel.
Languages spoken: English
Area Info– Excellent location – show map
What's nearby *
West Street Historic District0.3 miles
The Abbe Museum0.3 miles
Criterion Theater0.3 miles
Village Green0.3 miles
Agamont Park0.4 miles
Grant Park0.5 miles
Newlin Gardens0.8 miles
College of the Atlantic Natural History Museum0.8 miles
Great Meadow Walk0.8 miles
Beatrix Farrand Gardens0.8 miles
Restaurants & Markets *
Cafe This Way Restaurant0.2 miles
Hannaford Supermarket0.2 miles
A&B Naturals Market0.2 miles
Thirsty Whale Cafe/Bar0.3 miles
Project Social Cafe/Bar0.3 miles
Side Street Cafe Cafe/Bar0.4 miles
Side Street Cafe Restaurant0.4 miles
The Reading Room Restaurant0.6 miles
Natural Beauty *
Frenchmans Bay Ocean/Sea0.5 miles
Eagle Lake Lake2 miles
Cadillac Mountain Mountain2.9 miles
Closest Airports *
Bangor International Airport41.9 miles
Knox County Regional Airport49.3 miles
Most Popular Landmarks *
Frenchman Bay1.4 miles
Ship Harbor Nature Trail2.4 miles
Thunder Hole2.5 miles
Egg Rock Light2.9 miles
Pirate s Cove Miniature Golf6.4 miles
Mount Desert Island Oceanarium13.9 miles
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- Outdoor furniture
Pets are not allowed.
- Temporary art galleries
- Cycling Off-site
- Hiking Off-site
- Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
- Bottle of water
- Special diet meals (on request)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
- Secure parking
Front Desk Services
- Private check-in/out
- Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
- Books, DVDs & music for kids
- Board games/Puzzles
- Daily housekeeping
- Business center
Safety & Security
- Fire extinguishers
- Smoke alarms
- Security alarm
- 24-hour security
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Vending machine (snacks)
- Vending machine (drinks)
- Designated smoking area
- Air conditioning
- Smoke-free property
- Hypoallergenic room available
- Gift shop
- Honeymoon suite
- Non-smoking rooms
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3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
12:00 AM - 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
Children of all ages are welcome.
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Can use a crib when requested
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.
All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
The Primrose accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.
Pets are not allowed.