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Bar Harbor Maine Hotels & Motels

Only hotels in Bar Harbor are listed below. Search for the cheapest discounted hotel and motel rates in or near Bar Harbor, ME for your upcoming personal or group trip. We show the best Bar Harbor, Maine hotel and motel rooms. Browse the Bar Harbor area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Bar Harbor hotels. Group booking? Search Bar Harbor Group Hotel Rates

The Bar Harbor center is about the area of Abbe Museum and the area of Mount Desert Island Hospital.

Bar Harbor, Maine, has long enjoyed a reputation as a haven for lovers of nature and old-time New England charm. With small-town character, stunning coastal scenery, and plenty to see and do, Bar Harbor is a destination that flies under the radar for many travelers. But once you experience Bar Harbor, you'll be compelled to return again and again. Nestled on Mount Desert Island, overlooking both sea and nearby Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor appeals to everyone in the family, no matter their interest. More from this guide...

Bar Harbor Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Anchorage Motel 51 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Mid-scale property
  • 2 floors in property
Harborside Hotel & Marina 55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04069
  • Affordable property
  • 187 rooms in hotel
Harborside Hotel & Marina 55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Three Star property
  • Check-in: 16:00
West Street Hotel 50 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Affordable hotel
  • Hotel has 85 rooms
Bar Harbor Villager Motel : 207 Main St. 207 Main St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Economical Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Bar Harbor Quality Inn in Bar Harbor 40 Kebo St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • 3 star Resort property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
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Bar Harbor Inn in Bar Harbor
+1-888-690-5281
Newport Dr., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Four star Oceanfront hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Poor internet connection
  • Spacious rooms
Hampton Bar Harbor : 12 Norman Rd. 12 Norman Rd., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • 3-star property
  • 103 rooms in hotel
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Atlantic Oceanside Hotel 119 Eden St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Three Star Oceanfront property
  • Free breakfast
  • Popular among couples
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
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Chiltern Inn 11 Cromwell Harbor Rd., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • 3-star property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Acadia Inn in Bar Harbor 98 Eden St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Three Star property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Kitchenette needs more attention
  • Breakfast is average
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Days Inn Bar Harbor 120 Eden St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Inexpensive Oceanfront hotel
  • Check in: 12:00 PM
Bar Harbor Regency Holiday Inn 123 Eden St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Three Star Oceanfront property
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms
  • Kitchenette needs more attention
  • The majority of guests thought the facilities needed updating
Best Western Acadia Park Inn 452 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Three Star Rural property
  • 96 rooms in property
  • World class service
  • Most guests liked the proximity to sightseeing
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Eden Village Motel & Cottages in Bar Harbor 986 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • 3-star property
Asticou Inn : 15 Peabody Dr. 15 Peabody Dr., Northeast Harbor, ME 04662 ~6.83 miles southwest of Bar Harbor
  • Midscale Oceanfront property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
White Birches Motel Us 1 & Thorsen Rd., Ellsworth, ME 04605 ~12.69 miles northwest of Bar Harbor
  • Economy hotel
  • 2 conference rooms in property
White Birches Motel : 17 Thorsen Rd. 17 Thorsen Rd., Hancock, ME 04640 ~13.26 miles northwest of Bar Harbor
  • Low-priced Golf Course hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 pm
The Colonial Inn : 321 High St. 321 High St., Ellsworth, ME 04605 ~13.29 miles northwest of Bar Harbor
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Bad amenities
  • About half of guests said the rooms were modern
Ellsworth Hampton Inn 6 Downeast Highway, Ellsworth, ME 04605 ~13.81 miles northwest of Bar Harbor
  • 3-star hotel
  • Hotel has 85 rooms
  • Buffet included in the price
  • Incredible bar
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Ramada Ellsworth in Ellsworth 215 High St., Ellsworth, ME 04605 ~13.97 miles northwest of Bar Harbor
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
Jasper's Restaurant & Motel
+1-888-690-5247
200 High St., Ellsworth, ME 04605 ~14.10 miles northwest of Bar Harbor
  • Two-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 2:00
Comfort Inn Ellsworth in Ellsworth
+1-888-305-3366
130 High St., Ellsworth, ME 04605 ~14.29 miles northwest of Bar Harbor
  • Inexpensive Rural property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Food stocked
  • Great location
Homestead Motel & Cottages - Ellsworth 143 Bucksport Rd., Ellsworth, ME 04605 ~15.35 miles northwest of Bar Harbor
  • Mid-scale property
Blue Hill Inn & The Cape House - Blue Hill 40 Union St., Blue Hill, ME 04614 ~18.79 miles west of Bar Harbor
  • High end property
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As a historic whaling and fishing town, the city's unique past offers endless attractions to discover, from carriage and ghost tours to niche museums. Learn about the region's Native American history at the Abbe Museum, or brush up on its maritime roots at the Maine Lighthouse Museum. The city's rows of Victorian mansions and historic estates offer endless eye candy, as do its charming boutiques and galleries.

The city's spas, golf courses, wineries, and breweries welcome guests who prefer to unwind. Whether you choose to discover Bar Harbor's natural wonder and history or take a bite out of a local favorite, such as lobster rolls or blueberry pie, there's something to suit every taste here.

When to Visit Bar Harbor, ME

Thanks to its coastal location, Bar Harbor, Maine, enjoys a more moderate climate than you'd expect from its northern location. However, Bar Harbor is situated near the top of Northern New England, so winter can be prone to snowstorms and very cold temperatures. You'll get the most out of your stay if you visit in late spring, around April, through autumn. Be aware that the peak season of July and August in Bar Harbor can cause congestion on the hiking trails and roads, due to an influx of tourists from tour buses and cruise ships.

In spring you can enjoy the blooms of the famous regional flora: lupines, azaleas, and even wild blueberries. In the fall, pristine, clear views draw hikers and leaf-chasers to the island's trails and to Acadia National Park. The best time to book a boat cruise is during the months of June through October, so take that into account according to your plans. As long as you travel outside the months of July and August, you'll get better hotel rates and deals and enjoy fewer crowds during your stay. Just be aware that Bar Harbor has been known to get snow as early as mid-October.

However, if you want to taste the succulent local favorite — a lobster roll — the peak months of July, August, and September are known in Maine as lobster season. Travelers can charter a lobster fishing tour during these months for a truly unforgettable experience. During this time, you can watch the Bar Harbor lobster boat races, a local tradition. Visitors also rave about Fourth of July in Bar Harbor, especially the fireworks show over the harbor.

Bar Harbor is also known for its music festivals, which draw talented musicians of all genres. The Bar Harbor Music Festival takes place all over town throughout July, and many of the concerts are free. It's a tradition that has endured for more than 51 years. If you're a music-lover, this is a can't-miss event worth braving the crowds for. You can take in opera, choral, jazz, classical, and contemporary performances of all styles at venues such as Acadia National Park's amphitheater and Bar Harbor Congregational Church.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Bar Harbor, ME:

seasonality of hotel rates in Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Bar Harbor, ME. You can use these illustrations to determine the cheapest time to book in Bar Harbor for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Bar Harbor, ME

4 Star Average Prices: $219.00

Bar Harbor, Maine, doesn't offer any four- or five-star accommodations, but you'll find all the comfort, convenience, and high-quality furnishings you are seeking right on the water at Elsa's Inn on the Harbor. This quaint 3.5-star bed and breakfast epitomizes Bar Harbor's charms; it's welcoming, charming, and just a bit quirky. It's located on Main Street, right in the heart of the action, yet still offers a quiet escape after a day of exploring.

Each room and garret is furnished with homey wallpaper, wrought-iron beds, and fluffy bedding, yet the property offers up-to-date or renovated conveniences such as spa tubs, new bathroom fixtures, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Elsa's Inn on the Harbor also consistently garners rave reviews from guests for its convenient proximity to great shopping options, such as the L.L. Bean outlet, and nearby Acadia National Park.

You'll want to book your room at Elsa's Inn on the Harbor well in advance of your stay, as the property has only six guest rooms. That makes for a sense of intimacy, so you can relax in the on-site garden terrace or quietly enjoy your complimentary coffee and breakfast. If you want to bring your furry friend, just contact the hotel staff when booking to notify them you'll be bringing a pet.

Affordable Hotel Options in Bar Harbor, ME

3 Star Average Prices: $167.53

The Primavera Inn in nearby Ellsworth offers some of the most competitive room rates around, paired with daily housekeeping and complimentary newspapers. The property is well-kept and offers the added convenience of an adjacent steakhouse and lounge. There's also a meeting room on the property, should you like to host a family reunion, party, or small business function during your stay. Nearby, Primavera Inn's guests can visit Birdsacre Wildlife Sanctuary and Downeast Scenic Railroad. The Primavera Inn's convenience and well-maintained facility make it a top choice for families seeking both value and charm.

For a few more amenities, head over to the affordable Comfort Inn Ellsworth – Bar Harbor. This property features an on-site café and coffee shop, as well as a business center and free Wi-Fi so you can stay connected while you are on the road. The Comfort Inn Ellsworth's RV parking and picnic area make it a great stopover during a family road trip, and the free breakfast will satisfy every member of the family.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Bar Harbor

2 Star Average Prices: $114.03

2 Star Hotel Prices in Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor: Real Discounts

Depending on when you visit Bar Harbor, Maine, you'll find plenty of affordable hotel options, from trusted chain hotels to unique independent hotels.

AAA members will enjoy discount hotel rates at several Bar Harbor-area hotels. Your best bet might be the Hampton Inn Ellsworth, a brand name that offers well-kept accommodations and amenities such as free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast. You'll find discounted rooms with two queen beds and 32-inch HD televisions, plus accessible rooms designed with roll-in showers and work areas. You'll even find room options including a microwave and fridge, so you can save a bit more by bringing your own convenient snacks and lunches.

The Comfort Inn Ellsworth – Bar Harbor offers some of the most generous discounts around, including AAA rates, military discounts, and special senior rates. These discounts are generously applied to a variety of room types, from twin queen beds to king rooms. Each guest room is equipped with air conditioning and essentials such as a hair dryer and a coffee maker. The Comfort Inn Ellsworth's rates can't be beat, and guests consistently rank this hotel as a great value for its well-maintained cleanliness and convenience to Bar Harbor, not to mention the hotel's friendly staff.

Best Value Options in Bar Harbor, ME

For the ultimate combination of convenience, comfort, and value, look no further than the Ramada Ellsworth. This property boasts a wealth of amenities, including a wood-paneled sauna, generously sized pool, fitness center, and a free breakfast that consistently earns high reviews from guests. The Ramada Ellsworth staff is also known to be very friendly. A back porch with cozy Adirondack chairs allows a restful view of the woodland beyond. It's a great value for a well-trusted brand name, located within a short drive from downtown Bal Harbor.

For an All-American experience in an All-American town, a classic roadside motel offers a charming and unforgettable experience. You just don't find hotels like the Colonial Inn anymore, with its distinctive red roof and friendly deer statue that attracts curious guests to pull over. Inside, guest rooms feature full kitchens and seating areas, including love seats. The motel also offers a pool, picnic area, and outdoor barbecues, so guests and families will feel right at home — all within close proximity of Indian Point Peninsula, Atlantic Art Glass, and more.

The Natural Wonders of Bar Harbor, ME

To experience Bar Harbor's maritime charms up close, take a whale- and seal-spotting sunset cruise or head over to the Mount Desert Oceanarium to observe lobsters in their hatchery and enjoy an eco-walk through the marshes.

You can even take to the water with a paddleboard or kayak, where you can get a unique perspective of Bar Harbor's rocky, granite coastline. For the active set, Bar Harbor's proximity to Acadia National Park is ideal for hiking or biking the island's network of old carriage trails. Hike Cadillac Mountain to take in the harbor view at its pinnacle.

Whether you're seeking a romantic weekend escape, a hiking expedition, or an unforgettable family vacation, there's simply no getaway quite like Bar Harbor, Maine. Here you can find a charming hotel or motel to fit any need.

Government Per Diem Rates in Bar Harbor, ME Chart

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in Bar Harbor, ME excluding taxes per night. See gsa.gov for more details.

Applies to Hancock

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
November 1, 2017June 30, 2018$122.00$74.00
July 1, 2018August 31, 2018$218.00$74.00
September 1, 2018September 30, 2018$167.00$74.00
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