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Balance Rock Inn

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21 Albert Mdws, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1701 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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Balance Rock Inn is one of the premier oceanfront lodging properties in Bar Harbor, ME. Set on a secluded tree-covered property with expansive views of Frenchman's Bay, this luxurious Inn's name celebrates ...More the "balance rock," a precariously positioned boulder on the nearby ocean shore, a huge remnant from an ice age. Balance Rock's 27 rooms and suites are tastefully outfitted in harmonious colors, handsome wall coverings, handcrafted furnishings, and all the creature comforts. All rooms and suites have either a king or queen size select comfort bed, a private bath, flat screen television with DVD player, WIFI internet access, individually controlled AC and heat, and most with amazing ocean views! The Inn features a full bar and restaurant, sundeck with fire pit, and heated swimming pool...all overlooking the ocean. In addition there is a formal dining room for breakfast and dinner, a small fitness center, and ample parking. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$199 - US$679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Balance Rock Hotel Bar Harbor
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Balance Rock Inn Bar Harbor, Maine
Location
United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Elegant and understated the Balance Rock Inn was just perfect. We went with friends from California and they too thought the Inn was beautiful. The staff was very friendly and helpful (Harry the bartender was so fun), the rooms were spotless, the bedding was so...More

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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

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Response from Claire M, General Manager at Balance Rock InnResponded 12 December 2017

Dear I6523KBseanm, Thank you for taking the time to share with other travelers about your time with us at the Balance Rock Inn. Sincerely, Claire Miles General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall positive experience. The check-in experience started shakily but the gentleman who took up our luggage and showed us the room was very helpful. The double balcony room we had included three air conditioners which demonstrated the heat and humidity that can build up in...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in early Sept. the Inn was lovely with great service, very comfortable rooms and beautiful surrounding. Just a short walk to the heart of Bar Harbor. Full breakfast each day was outstanding. I would definitely recommend this Inn to friend...More

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Thank Daniel J
Response from ClaireEM83, Manager at Balance Rock InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Daniel J, We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us at Balance Rock. We hope to have you return again soon! Thank you for the kind review. Sincerely, Claire Miles

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous time at Balance Rock Inn while in Bar Harbor. The staff was very courteous and for the most part, very helpful in our quest to enjoy Bar Harbor to the fullest. The accommodations are quaint.and very homey feeling.

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Thank mives712
Response from ClaireEM83, Manager at Balance Rock InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mives712, We're so happy we could assist in making your stay unforgettable. We hope to have you return soon! Thank you for the review. Sincerely, Claire Miles

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surfkansas
18 March 2018|
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Response from ClaireEM83 | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a small plates menu at our Veranda Bar. At this time we don't have one to post because we are currently closed for the winter.
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Susanne D
24 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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Room Tips
"Main building #108 on the first floor. Easy to get to and beautiful views of the grounds and ocean. Very..."
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"Each room is so different, just make sure to clarify you are receiving what works best for your needs."
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"Carraige house 111 was nice king room, quiet and private. Sleep Number bed"
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"Our room overlooked the Bay and was beautiful."
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