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Recent Bar Harbor reviews
Perfect location for hikers
"If you want a place where you can get directly into the mountains, this is it! From this house we hiked up the South Ridge of Cadillac Mountain, to the North Ridge - all the way on trails into Bar Harbor. We also did a nice hike that started at Sand Beach, up the Bee hive, over Gorham Mountain, to the Otter Cliffs and through a surprise shortcut path right back to our house. You can't beat this location. Not only can you get out quickly for short or long hikes, you can also hop on or off the Island Explorer Bus that stops right outside the house.
The house itself was great, too. We stayed with my parents, adult brother and our young son. Everyone had their own spacious bedroom (the photos don't quite convey how large the rooms are). The kitchen was well stocked (though the pots could use some updating and deep cleaning) and the appliances all were in good working condition. The house had lots of travel guides, maps and tourist information - so we didn't need to look anything up. The living room couches were a bit tired and saggy, but there were other adequate seating options, too. The beds were comfy and we even got a change of sheets (which was nice because we needed the flannel early in the week and the cotton sheets when it got a little warmer).
I don't view this to be negative, but some may - there was no cell phone reception. However, they have a phone there for local calls and emergencies. Honestly, I loved not being able to stay connected while I was on vacation, so it didn't bother me. The internet wi-fi was fast and reliable, so if you must...you can.
It was great to have a rental with nice towels, linens, toilet paper and basic soap supplies too. I thought the towel allotment was more than adequate, especially with the washer and dryer available.
Thanks - if we're going to Acadia next year, we'll definitely book again!"
Guest: Megan B.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 10, 2015
"We loved the Northridge townhouse. We were very impressed with the cleanness, comfort of the beds and the helpfulness of the owners. The Barkers provided great insight into hiking, biking, restaurants and more. The extras at the house were so nice (for example a basket of books about Acaida, laundry room with detergent and more) We truly felt at home during our vacation. It is also nice the townhouse is so close to Acaida entrance and downtown Bar Harbor."
Guest: Phil W.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 24, 2015
"My wife and I had a great stay at Acadia Meadow. Suze and Tod were perfect hosts.
The kitchen had everything we needed when we wanted to stay in and cook meals and Bar Harbor was a 5 minute drive away when we wanted to eat out. Tod gave us a tour of the garden and we ate delicious fresh vegetables and herbs during our stay.
There was a path to hiking trails out the back door and my wife used the same path for morning runs along the water. We rented bikes for the week in Bar Harbor and were able to store the bikes at the house. It was only a 15 minute bike ride out the front door to be on the carriage roads in the national park.
The view out the back is great with the hammock waiting for afternoon lounging
Thanks Tod and Suze. We hope to go back soon!"
Guest: Robert S.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 2, 2015
"The Bass Harbor Retreat is a home with charm and character. The bedrooms are spacious and comfortable, the kitchen ideal for food preparation and traffic flow, the living room views and seating just right, especially for a quiet read on a rainy day. On sunny days, the views from the back deck show Bass Harbor and Mt Desert Island in full glory from a private vantage. Dog owners will appreciate the large, securely fenced yard and nearby walks at Ships Harbor and Wonderland trails; but the best was Long Pond near Seal Harbor. This spot provided perhaps our favorite dog walk ever. With a wide carriage road winding along the water, we could let our dogs off-leash while we all enjoyed the beauty of the freshwater pond, the pine woods nearby, the meadow surrounding and the trails nearby. Visiting and local dog owners find an ideal place to exercise and engage. A great spot recommended to us by the owner. Thanks so much.
There's so much to do and see on Mt Desert Island, we hope to return soon to explore further."
Guest: James and Laura ShumakerDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 18, 2015