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Recent Bar Harbor reviews

  • It was ‘Maine-ly’ about being together…and celebrating. We are grateful for the time and experience!

    "It didn’t take us long to decide on a destination, Acadia National Park rose to the top of the list almost immediately. From all of our reading and research, it seemed to offer so many hiking and exploring opportunities and (even though it would take a while) some of us could drive. Finally, we would have a long-awaited vacation with our grown children—and we had a lot to celebrate. For this momentous occasion, we wanted a truly special place to stay…Devilstone Carriage/Guesthouse offered that! The VRBO description items that caught our attention instantly were “3 king-size beds, 4 baths, and short walk to town”—we would all have a commodious space and we could walk when we wanted to dine out. Although it sounded quite inviting, since we had never been to Bar Harbor we did not fully appreciate the “Shorepath seating”…we do now! Although one of us bicycled at times, we did need a car to travel the short distance to Acadia each day. (The free Island Explorer bus had not started running yet for the season.) However, we did not need all the stuff we packed (we hadn’t been on a ‘road trip’ in a while) because our home for the week was as “beautifully furnished and fully equipped” as described. We did not have the pleasure of meeting John, the owner, in person—but at every turn we felt his kind and gracious care. Before our visit he was patient and helpful as we pinned down many details. From the moment we stepped into his home—heard the melodious music and found the delicious food items he provided to get us started—we felt greeted and welcome. Through many strategically placed notes, John seemed to anticipate our questions. The written information and suggestions added to our ease and comfort. We also appreciated and took advantage of his restaurant recommendations—and agree they are great! In closing, we will offer this—in case the words “very private” didn’t pop out when you read the description. All around us there were things to do and see. We packed a lot of exhausting, exhilarating activity into each day as we visited Acadia National Park and in the evening the town of Bar Harbor is bustling with its many restaurants and shops. Still…in the morning when we would wake to the song sparrow or walk a few steps to sip our coffee and see the sunrise from the Shorepath…or in the evening when the noises of town would fall away with each step of our short walk towards ‘home’ we truly experienced the private, secluded peace of the place. Our trip was indeed a JOY!"
    Guest: cmc Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 2, 2014
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  • Awesome!

    "My family and I had so much fun on our recent visit to Bar Harbor that we'd love to move there. Everything was perfect. From the storybook town to Summerside Cottage which is right in the heart of it all. Being right in the village made us feel a part of all the happenings there. As for the house itself, everything is bright and shiny and new. But with original details that made the house unique. The beds are comfy, the towels plush, the living areas well throughout and tastefully decorated. Can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: JohnC Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 24, 2014
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  • Convenient comfortable place close to Acadia and Bar Harbor

    "We chose this rental because we wanted to enjoy both Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. On site hosts were so helpful and friendly. The space was comfortable and had all the supplies we needed."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
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  • Most beautiful view

    "Spent 3 weeks and enjoyed every second. Our host is excellent and cares for your every need. We will return next year for the fifth time."
    Guest: Bert S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 23, 2014
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