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Top Bar Harbor Historic Hotels

The Primrose
3 out of 5
73 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME
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The price is $149 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.9/5Exceptional! (425 reviews)

"cute property. friendly staff. great location."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

The Primrose
Lovely Log Home Overlooking a Quiet Cove on Frenchman Bay
4.8/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
Awesome stay

"Location is quiet and peaceful. Best getaway!!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Lovely Log Home Overlooking a Quiet Cove on Frenchman Bay
Unique Set-up~~beautiful Lilac Cottage Offers the Most Privacy
4.8/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Great!

"It was wonderful! Would definitely return!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Unique Set-up~~beautiful Lilac Cottage Offers the Most Privacy

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Spectacular Ocean View, 10 min to Acadia, Kayak, Fish, Swim, 3 Lakes Nearby
4.7/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Perfect Location

"This is a lovely home in a beautiful, convenient location. The owner went out of her way to provide information about the area and anything you might need or want to know. It was very clean and the kitchen has all the essentials and more. We had a great time."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Spectacular Ocean View, 10 min to Acadia, Kayak, Fish, Swim, 3 Lakes Nearby
Farmhouse Retreat in the Of Acadia National Park/wild Blueberries on 3 Acres!
4.7/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Retreat

"The property is charming. The backyard is gorgeous, and there are several outdoor seating options. There is a nice working grill and a fire pit also in the yard. The owner is delightful. Their house is attached to this property. My only problem is the listing for 7 adults. This property is great ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Farmhouse Retreat in the Of Acadia National Park/wild Blueberries on 3 Acres!
Bar Harbor Grand Hotel
2.5 out of 5
269 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME
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The price is $139 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.7/5Exceptional! (685 reviews)

"Great atmosphere very friendly helpful staff it was in a great location walking distance to shops and restaurants. Short drive to Acadia national Park rooms were spacious continental breakfast was sufficient and everything was very clean"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Bar Harbor Grand Hotel
Tranquil Views of Somes Sound and Beautiful Sargent Mnt. at Your Door
4.6/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)
Fantastic Location and Great Home

"This property is a fantastic location making it possible to get to almost any location on the island in 15-20min and many fantastic locations within 5 minutes. The kitchen was fantastically stocked with spices, sugar, oil, etc. Plenty of room at the dining table and the living room. Minor issue (out ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Tranquil Views of Somes Sound and Beautiful Sargent Mnt. at Your Door
Castlemaine Inn
3 out of 5
39 Holland Avenue, Bar Harbor, ME
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4.6/5Wonderful! (587 reviews)

"Very comfortable. Within walking distance to downtown."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Castlemaine Inn
Bar Harbor Manor
3.5 out of 5
47 Holland Ave, Bar Harbor, ME
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4.6/5Wonderful! (295 reviews)

"Superb service from host. Rooms very clean and updated. Location excellent- walking distance to down down Bar Harbor. Guidance with restaurants and things to do makes you feel like family. Overall excellent, highly recommend this place, and will return as soon as we can."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Bar Harbor Manor
Bar Harbor Inn
3 out of 5
1 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor, ME
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The price is $139 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
4.5/5Wonderful! (293 reviews)

"Beautiful View from our balcony. Terrific breakfast. And very clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Bar Harbor Inn
The Central House
3 out of 5
60 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME
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4.5/5Wonderful! (143 reviews)

"Cute, old fashioned, in downtown Bar Harbor, with friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

The Central House
Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center
3 out of 5
119 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME
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The price is $119 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.4/5Wonderful! (961 reviews)

"Great View! Conveniently located to a bar Harbor and Acadia."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center
Comfort Inn Ellsworth - Bar Harbor
2.5 out of 5
130 High St, Ellsworth, ME
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The price is $105 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13
4.3/5Excellent! (356 reviews)

"The facility was super clean, safe, staff was incredibly kind and professional, beds are so so comfy (heavenly!), and the staff went totally ABOVE AND BEYOND to make sure we felt taken care of and to ensure we didn’t miss the interactions that normally take place pre-Covid-19. So many businesses ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Comfort Inn Ellsworth - Bar Harbor
Quimby House Inn & Spa
2.5 out of 5
109 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME
The price is $99 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
4.2/5Very Good! (279 reviews)

"It's right in Bar Harbor with easy access to Acadia. It was clean and seemed to follow COVID precautions. There isn't an elevator, so it would be problematic for people not able to climb multiple flights of stairs with their suitcases. The desk hours were very limited (8am-7pm) which unfortunately ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Quimby House Inn & Spa
Open Hearth Inn
2 out of 5
1147 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME
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4.1/5Very Good! (484 reviews)

"Very clean, homey touches. You can tell the owner cares a lot about their guests and property."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Open Hearth Inn
Twilite Motel
2 out of 5
147 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME
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4.1/5Very Good! (267 reviews)

"Very charming, cute motel. Great price for the area and the staff is always friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Twilite Motel
Asticou Inn
3 out of 5
15 Peabody Dr, Northeast Harbor, ME
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4.1/5Very Good! (188 reviews)

"Loved the old school charm of the Asticou. We spent a long time on the porch sipping cocktails and looking out over the view. Spectacular."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Asticou Inn
Wonder View Inn
2.5 out of 5
50 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME
The price is $160 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.7/5Good! (769 reviews)

"Room was clean, spacious, and comfortable. It had what was necessary."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Wonder View Inn
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Guide to Bar Harbor Historic Hotels

When you take a Bar Harbor getaway, it's easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your hotel having all the familiar amenities. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more unique location can enrich your holiday. Staying in a Bar Harbor historic hotel still offers you with a fully-furnished room and one with tons of character. Furthermore, it offers you the chance to immerse yourself in Bar Harbor's past.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

As soon as you pass through the reception area of your Bar Harbor hotel, you'll be transported to a previous era. With their old-world charm and marvelous histories, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their modern counterparts. While these hotels are vintage, they have most of the up-to-date comforts that allow you to take it easy during your trip. You will discover your room furnished with a comfy bed, and about everything you may want for a marvelous visit.

Once you have checked out the hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by exploring the art museums and famed landmarks. Undoubtedly, all this exploring is going to stimulate your appetite. Feel free to read Expedia's 5938 guest reviews for suggestions from like-minded travelers to help make your Bar Harbor visit great. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to point to where the area's favorite areas to grab a pint or dinner in Bar Harbor are.

Book a Bar Harbor Historic Hotel Today

If you are looking to get the most from your Bar Harbor visit, staying in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this renowned region. With Expedia having 608 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to select from. Rates on these Bar Harbor historic hotels range from $99 to . You are sure to find one that you'll love. However, like the historical locations you're exploring, these rates won't last indefinitely. Reserve soon to get your room in one of these unique properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Bar Harbor?
A visit to the historical places in Bar Harbor is likely number one on your sightseeing list. And while you’re here, you can visit the bustling port and scenic seaside. You can also take some time enjoying the beautiful parks.
What's the best accommodation in Bar Harbor that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Spectacular Ocean View, 10 min to Acadia, Kayak, Fish, Swim, 3 Lakes Nearby is a top historic vacation home bookable on our site and it features in-room kitchens. Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse is a short 17-minute drive away. Other choices close to historic sites include Castlemaine Inn and Bar Harbor Manor.
How many historical hotels will I find in Bar Harbor?
Bar Harbor has 622 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 48 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights to visit in Bar Harbor?
Bar Harbor is notable for landmarks like West Street Historic District, Garland Farm, and Jonathan Fisher House. Cultural venues include Bar Harbor Historical Society, Telephone Museum, and Acadia Repertory Theater. Other popular sights include Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor Whale Watching.
What is a historic hotel like in Bar Harbor?
A historic hotel gives guests the chance to stay in a building that has been recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can be castles, palaces, grand homes or even old police stations, pubs, lodges or skyscrapers — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in Bar Harbor often preserve authentic elements like traditional architecture and period features in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the architecture and building. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Bar Harbor have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Guests can expect the usual amenities from a contemporary hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, and free and fast Internet. In Bar Harbor, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown.

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