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A Marvelous Locale on the Ocean in downtown Bar Harbor
The Inn offers a stunning panoramic view of Frenchman’s Bay
When you cross the bridge from the mainland you instantly sense that Mount Desert Island is no ordinary place. The unspoiled beauty of “Down East” Maine is evident everywhere you look.
Located on Albert Meadows the Inn is set like a jewel upon the secluded cul-de-sac, an icon of comfort, grace and style. Indulge in the peacefulness of the Inn’s surroundings, with ocean views from your room, the Inn common rooms, or the pool and grounds. Just a few steps past the lily ponds Bar Harbor’s Historic Shore Path passes the Inn’s sweeping lawn as it winds its way around the ocean’s edge, past many of the area’s glorious mansions built over a hundred years ago.
Should you choose to venture from the Inn, the heart of downtown Bar Harbor is one block away with its’ renowned restaurants, shops, galleries, museums, and numerous outdoor activities. Bar Harbor is the gateway to Acadia National Park where many activities, attractions and adventures await your discovery. Acadia is just a short drive and filled with natural wonders not to be missed. Gorge on freshly caught lobsters, ride a bike to explore the scenic beauty of coastal Maine, hike a granite peak in the Park, or aboard a boat tour to see whales or seals in their natural habitats.
Nowhere else is the scenic beauty of coastal Maine more accessible than in Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park