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Kebo Valley Golf Club

136 Eagle Lake Rd, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1026
+1 207-288-3000
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Great old course

This is a nice old course, easy to walk and picturesque. The staff was very friendly and pace of... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Newbs15kens
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Kensington
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Historic & scenic, but quite PRICEY

Was in Bar Harbor for the week & decided to play a round while wife was at the spa. The course was... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Bret J
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Kebo Valley Golf Club was established in 1888, located in Bar Harbor, Maine it is the 8th oldest golf club in the United States. The golf course is surrounded by Acadia National Park, and offers majestic views of the mountains of Acadia. This 6,131 yard / Par 70 Classic Herbert Leeds designed golf course will challenge all golfers, while providing spectacular scenery. Ranked 4 Star Golf Digest. Kebo Valley Golf Course is open to the Public.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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136 Eagle Lake Rd, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1026
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice old course, easy to walk and picturesque. The staff was very friendly and pace of play was good for an 1130 tee time. Nice product in the pro shop.

Thank Newbs15kens
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Was in Bar Harbor for the week & decided to play a round while wife was at the spa. The course was convenient to Bar Harbor. The course has some neat history and great views. The layout was decent. The greens were well maintained and...More

Thank Bret J
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I was a little concerned about Kebo Valley based on some online reviews thinking it would be snooty, unfriendly country club atmosphere. It was nothing like that. Every member of the staff we interacted with was friendly, helpful and did everything they could to make...More

Thank Ricasoli1141
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This a really nice course with a very attentive staff but the true selling point is the surrounding beauty. The course is a bit pricey but they certainly do their best to get it in great condition with the short season they have. The greens...More

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Played here in a 2 day tournament. Even though I struggled with my game I really love this course. I am a big fan of old style designs and this does not disappoint. It is not impossibly hard or overly long... and there are some...More

Thank Salsgang
David C, Manager at Kebo Valley Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Dear Salsgang, Thank you so much for the fine review. It was Kebo's pleasure to host the Maine State Mid-Amateur tournament. The golf course was set up for some of the finest golfers in Maine, with green speeds up a notch more than normal, and...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

We traveled to Bar Harbor recently for the destination wedding of my nephew. Many who were attending planned to arrive prior to the weekend, and so we planned for a day of "golf with the groom", on Friday before the big event. I was in...More

1  Thank bogeyjim30
David C, Manager at Kebo Valley Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you BogeyJim30 for your review of Kebo Valley Golf Club. We try very hard to make everyone's day a better day. We are glad you and your group had a great day. Hope all went well with the wedding, if you find yourself in...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Paid a 114.00 each for this course. the first 11 holes had the grounds crew mowing weed whacking blowing off the fairways this was at noontime. The ranger drove through Fairways tee boxes never looked. The fairways, tee boxes ,and greens are aligned in such...More

Thank Danratliff1012
David C, Manager at Kebo Valley Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Mr. Ratliff First let me thank you for playing Kebo Valley Golf Club, and second for your review. I am saddened that you did not find everything as you, or we hoped you would find it. We work very hard at keeping Kebo in top...More

Reviewed 7 June 2016

Always a great course to play, top notch, fun, and a challenge. The course is always in beautiful shape, staff is professional, helpful and friendly... You can't go wrong with Kebo.

2  Thank rbart212
David C, Manager at Kebo Valley Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Thank you for your kind words, our staff works hard at getting the course ready, and keeping it in top condition. We look forward to seeing you many times to come. David Closson Club Manager Kebo Valley Golf Club

Reviewed 21 October 2015

We played on a beautiful October afternoon and the course was in excellent condition. Small greens require accurate shotmaking and a strong chipping game. The club restaurant was outstanding. Great food and service has non golfers coming in take advantage of the feel good cuisine.More

Thank RetiredRichP
David C, Manager at Kebo Valley Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Rich Thank you for taking the time to review Kebo on Tripadvisor. We do work hard at keeping the course in super shape from April until sometimes the second week in November. The Links Pub at Kebo Valley is a great place for lunch; our...More

Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

So, played this course today, and yes it was a nice course but I've played prettier courses down in the smoky mountains for cheaper. $100 is pricey for a course in this shape. The greens were very slow ... 9 on the stimp. Also, it...More

Thank kamkaz13
David C, Manager at Kebo Valley Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Kebo Valley Golf Club. Kebo is a course over 125 years old, and we try to maintain it in a way that preserves the past, but also pleases the present-day golfer. All of our...More

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Ozzie149
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Response from David C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your interest in playing Kebo Valley Golf Club. Please call our Pro Shop at 207-288-3000 ex1 as you get closer to your trip. At Kebo our rates are not set by the calendar, instead we adjust our fees depending... More
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