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Bar Harbor Grand Hotel

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269 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1744
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#4 of 45 hotels in Bar Harbor
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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".
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Babysitting
Books, DVDs, music for children
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Vending machine
Children's television networks
Business Centre with Internet Access
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Seating area
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Whirlpool bathtub
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French
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KenProspero wrote a review May 7
Greenwich, Connecticut28 contributions57 helpful votes
If you're looking to stay in the town, this is a great place to stay. It's conveniently located (you can walk to things in the town). The rooms are large and clean, and the staff is SUPER friendly and helpful with suggestions. They're making extra efforts to be as COVID safe as possible, with hand sanitizer everywhere, and everyone masked. Currently, they are offering housekeeping service, though they tell you -- if you have any concern, you can decline. Breakfast -- to be honest, the are emphasizing safety. Everything is wrapped individually. There are a number of options, cereals, egg sandwiches, yogurts, breads, etc. etc. etc. It will fill the bill - and if you want more, there are places in town to go to. Overall, a great place, with great location, and friendly staff. Who can ask for more.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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D2154MWdanielles wrote a review May 5
Fort Myers, Florida5 contributions
This is the best hotel I’ve stayed in since covid. When we arrived they gave my son a free stuffed animal soft deer, he loved it! The room is nice, spacious, as well as the bathroom. I love eucalyptus and they have all B&B works stress relief in the bathroom. They also include a small sanitizer for you. There were lightbulbs out in the bathroom and they came up and fixed them within five minutes. I needed toothpaste and they asked if I minded if they brought it up to the room to me! What service. We came back the second day and housekeeping had been in, I was not expecting this, as since covid I haven’t seen housekeeping. It was a splendid surprise. They gave another sanitizer in the bathroom to take and they left a nice handwritten note on the hotel paper pad. The breakfast options are mostly to go items but a great array and so many options. Being gluten free, I was very happy to see a few gluten free options too! They also have coffee available 24/7.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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lyn0ref wrote a review May 1
Cape Cod, Massachusetts2 contributions
Perfect location for a two-day trip to Acadia National Park in the spring! The room was spotless, good breakfast choices with Covid restrictions in mind, nice table and comfortable chairs to eat our take-out dinners. The staff was accommodating and everyone wore masks. Very near Cadillac Mountain and the ring road, as well as in walking distance to many restaurants and the Shore Path in town. Also, perfect time of year for a good price and very few people on the trails.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Joseph S wrote a review Nov. 2020
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States7 contributions3 helpful votes
Very pleased with our stay at the hotel and the offerings. The front desk staff was very helpful from the time that we made our reservations through the time that we checked out. The room was more than we needed and the breakfast offerings were nice as well. The location within Bar Harbor and its proximity to Acadia was perfect in allowing us to spend the daylight hours in the park and enjoy the town and all of its shops and restaurants in the evening - far fewer restaurants open this time of year. We will be back !!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Bubba_da_Traveler1 wrote a review Nov. 2020
Boston, Massachusetts208 contributions100 helpful votes
The Grand Hotel has done the best job of "covid" grab and go (or sit) breakfast we have seen. Some stuff to microwave, good selection of other breakfast food. Well done. Good location just a few streets up from the Common. Things were still crowded even after Columbus Day.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$149 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineMount Desert IslandBar Harbor
NUMBER OF ROOMS
71
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bar Harbor Grand Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Shore Path (0.5 km), Village Green (0.2 km), and Bar Harbor Popcorn (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thrive Juice Bar & Kitchen, The Stadium, and Mt. Desert Island Ice Cream.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Bar Harbor Grand Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St. Saviour's Church : (0.3 km) and Sieur de Monts Spring (2.6 km).
Is Bar Harbor Grand Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.