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73 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1327, USA    
(877) TIME4BH, (207) 288-4031


- $279

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Circa 1878. Primrose Inn-Historic Bar Harbor Bed and Breakfast in Maine is a romantic 1878 Victorian B&B perfectly located a short stroll from Main Street and only a mile from Acadia National Park. The inn features 15 spacious guest rooms, all with private bathrooms, luxurious linens, select antiques and period reproductions, air conditioning and flat-panel TV/DVD. Many rooms feature gas fireplaces, spa tubs and private porches. Enjoy a hearty full breakfast each morning and gather for conversation during the popular Afternoon Tea with fresh baked goods.

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$129 to $279

Off Season: $129 to $279

Payment Types Accepted Include Travelers Checks, Discover, American Express, Master Card and Visa.

    • Breakfast
    • Snacks/Refreshments
    • Afternoon Tea


This property has 15 total guest accommodations with private bath, 6 with fireplaces, 5 with whirlpools. The types of beds available include Queen and King.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable TV
  • Copy Machine
  • DVD
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Gift Shop
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

  • Television
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Internet Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Gym Nearby
  • FAX On-site
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Wireless Internet Access

Events Hosted

    • Romantic Getaways
    • Honeymoons
    • Family Reunions
    • Retreats

Spa Services

Off-Site Spa Services Available

Nearby Recommended Spas

Tree of Life Day Spa

Bar Harbor Club Spa

Inns Of Interest

    • Unusual Architecture

Innkeepers Association Memberships

PAII, Maine Innkeepers Association, Maine Lodging Associaation, Bar Harbor Bed and Breakfast Association

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

A 2-night minimum stay is required during the Summer and Fall seasons. Special arrangements can also be made for corporate guests.

Children Restrictions

Please note that all of our rooms have one queen-size or king-size bed and can only accommodate a total of two guests per room.


More than 14 days from arrival: The Advance Deposit will be refunded in full. Less than 14 days from arrival: Due to the short season and limited number of rooms, cancellations made with less than 14 days notice will forfeit a pro-rata portion of the Advance Deposit for any nights that the room is unable to be re-rented.


4 pm / 11 am


Smoke Free Property.

Other Activities

    • Wineries
    • Water Sports
    • Tennis
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Parks
    • Museums
    • Live Theater
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hiking
    • Golf
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Bicycling
    • Beaches
    • Art Galleries
    • Antiquing
    • Acadia National Park
    • Whale Watching
    • Kayaking

Historic Interest

Built in 1878 by Col. William F. Holland, a banker from Savannah, Georgia. The design is what is commonly known as Stick Style Victorian. Having survived the Great Fire of 1947 thanks to a fortuitous change in the winds, the Primrose Inn remains one of the last grand residences of the 19th Century in Bar Harbor.

Historic Awards:

  • City Historical Site (Granted)

Historic Memberships:

  • Local Historical Society

Nearby College/University

College of the Atlantic, University of Maine - Ornono

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Great and welcoming. .

We stayed in their condo for a week. There was lots of room and it was fully stocked with dishes and appliances. Close enough to downtown to walk. Off street parking. Only negative is the seating outside on the porch is for the private rooms.

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BOTTOM LINE: I would stay here again.
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