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    Balance Rock Inn

    21 Albert Mdws, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1701
    (207) 994-8180
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good21%
    • Average7%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “carriage house” (34 reviews)
    “fire pit” (57 reviews)
    “small plates” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 485 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This is a classic new England style inn. There are a lot of quaint and quirky aspects. For example, it is quite a journey to get to the fourth floor. The rooms are generally nice but it is hit or miss on whether you have...More

    Thank pmoeser
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Property is gorgeous. Right on the bay with direct access to Bar Harbor waterfront walkway. One block off busy Main Street, but property is quiet and private. Extremely well appointed and maintained from outdoor gardens to common areas to rooms. Attractive pool area adjacent to...More

    Thank I6523KBseanm
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My husband and I went for some R & R after staying in Kennebunk and Portland. It is well located - walking distance to the main drag of stores and a paved path along the waterfront. Breakfast was buffet style from 8-10 each morning. The...More

    Thank 54KarenP54
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed here a few days while traveling with my family in Maine. The staff was absolutely brilliant, helpful and accommodating. We stayed in the Penthouse (411) and the room was nice and had everything we needed. It was outdated for the price, but fine....More

    Thank vedettefille
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My wife and I had an amazing week at the Balance Rock Inn. Each day started with a great breakfast at the inn and ended with drinks at the wonderful veranda bar (which has amazing food as well) or around the fire. The staff was...More

    Thank JoeN918273645
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$209 - US$374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Bar Harbor
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Maine >
    • DownEast and Acadia Maine >
    • Mount Desert Island >
    • Bar Harbor
    • Also Known As
    • Balance Rock Hotel Bar Harbor ,
    • Balance Rock Inn Bar Harbor, Maine
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    Traveller (183)
    Room & Suite (161)
    Pool & Beach (39)
    Dining (19)
    Hotel & Grounds (237)
    Bathroom (4)
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    Susanne D
    23 August 2017|
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    Response from Claire M | Property representative |
    We do allow pet but in certain rooms only, you can call and ask about availability. we do have a pet fee, its $40 per night per pet. No restrictions on size or type of dog.
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    Carolyn R
    21 June 2017|
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    Response from Bruno13016 | Reviewed this property |
    1-2 minute walk to town, and an easy drive to Acadia.
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms have a great view, however only the first floor rooms are truly "accessible.""
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    "The fire pit at night was great. They even gave us blankets."
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    "You want to ask for an Ocean view."
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    "Room 308 is a spacious, comfortable king-sized room with a wonderful view, sauna, microwave and refrigerator..."
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