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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Bar Harbor in October. The Primrose Inn was recommended by our travel agent and we've always been happy with their advice. This was no different. The welcome was warm. The rooms spotlessly clean and comfortable. The little extras offered such as dvds, etc were just icing on the cake. The location is convenient for the... More 

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Kfar-Saba, Israel
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198 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We loved our 3 nights stay in Primerose Inn. Beautiful house and lovely room. Good breakfast served by the honor who is a very nice lady. Every afternoon there is a fresh baked cake, cookies, coffee and tea. Helpful staff and centrally located to both the town and the Acadia park. It was one of our best B&B. Highly recommended.

Thank iritv
Manhasset, New York
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36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed for one week at the height of the Bar Harbor high season in this absolutely charming inn, located in the heart of Bar Harbor. From check-in to check-out, staff ensured a perfect visit. The historic building, restored to its former glory, lacks no modern conveniences, and is quite possibly the most immaculately clean establishment we've ever seen! Innkeeper/owner... More 

Thank Cara O
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and welcoming b&b. Our rooms were very good. Spacious, nice, clean and with good lighting. The staff was very nice and helpful. The only slight issue was that breakfast was just okay. Not great. I would have liked breakfast to be better with more selection and good home made cooking.

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My wife and I recently stayed here for 2 nights whilst touring New England. Its well located and within walking distance of Bar Harbors bars and restaurants. The room was spacious with a comfy bed. The staff were excellent and very helpful along with an excellent freshly cooked breakfast and the use of an extensive library. A must for anyone... More 

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I can't say enough about our stay at the Primrose. The house and grounds are immaculately kept and our room was perfect - large and roomy, yet very comfortable. And everything was spotless. The entire staff was very accommodating and we've never seen a more organized B&B with every little detail taken care of. And the breakfast choices were highly... More 

Thank Chuck F
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The house, gardens, beds, and furnishings were all top notch. The owner was gracious and welcoming and all her people were extremely friendly and helpful. Every detail was looked after and breakfasts were excellent. I highly recommend the Primrose Inn for a romantic couples getaway.

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Escondido, California
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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A short stroll to Main St. The staff was pleasant and easy going. Breakfast was excellent and sufficient. The sheets on the bed were 600 Cotton wrinkle free and felt heavenly. Great location to get in and out. Highly recommend.

Thank mm7474
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We just spent two nights here in room 9 and absolutely loved every single bit of our stay at the Primrose. Would stay again in a heartbeat. Sweet ladies that keep that place running are amazing. Breakfast and tea snacks...WOW! Accommodations well kept, clean, cozy and just lovely. Loved our room with a large porch and porch swing...only downside were... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Primrose has it all: lovely rooms, convenient location, warm and hospitable owners, and delicious breakfasts. It's an easy stroll to downtown Bar Harbor, and perfectly situated to take off for other parts of the island. The common rooms and porches are comfortable places to read and relax.Our room was charming and spotless. One very small issue in the room was... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Romantic Bar Harbor Bed and Breakfast is perfectly located only a short stroll from Main Street and only a mile from Acadia National Park. Features 15 spacious guest rooms, all with private bathrooms, luxurious linens, air conditioning, flat-panel TV/DVD and wireless internet access. Many rooms feature gas fireplaces, spa tubs and private porches. Full breakfast served each morning; also Afternoon Tea with freshly baked goods. Reserved parking; smoke-free and pet-free. Open May to October. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Primrose Inn

Address: 73 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1327
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: $240 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Primrose Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“I think there may be rooms on the ground floor for those with any mobility issues.”
 of 5 bubbles DigitalDave, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Highly recommend Room #4 - it has it's own balcony and fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles ChuckF411, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 16 was pleasant and convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles mm7474, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The room faced East (away from the streets) and there were no traffic noises, though Bar Harbor is in general a peaceful town.”
 of 5 bubbles 111Laura, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“As for a quiet room away from the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles Capecodder444, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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