About Us

Nestled on picturesque Frenchman's Bay, the Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina has made a name for itself as one of the premier downtown Bar Harbor hotels. With 193 superb accommodations, stellar amenities and authentic "Down East" hospitality, the Harborside has everything you need to create unforgettable Bar Harbor vacations, whether you are planning a romantic weekend getaway, family vacation or traveling to Bar Harbor to celebrate a special occasion.

Choose from elegantly-appointed guest rooms and luxurious suites, nearly all of which feature stunning views of Frenchman's Bay and the ocean beyond. The Harborside also showcases several acclaimed Bar Harbor restaurants ranging from the aromatic Italian fare at La Bella Vita to authentic lobster bakes at Stewman's Lobster Pound. You’ll also enjoy an array of hotel amenities, including access to our expansive free-form swimming pool, boasting 180-degree harbor views and a spacious deck with comfortable loungers.

Activities abound in beautiful Bar Harbor. Join us for an adventurous sailing trip in search of great humpback whales or go lobstering onboard an authentic Down East lobster boat from our own downtown marina. Experience the stunning beauty of Acadia National Park, located just minutes away, or take advantage of the sophisticated dining, clay tennis courts, fitness center, oceanfront pool and pampering spa services at the nearby Bar Harbor Club.

If you are planning conference, family reunion or romantic coastal Maine wedding , the Harborside has partnered with The Bar Harbor Regency and the historic Bar Harbor Club to provide guests with more than 11,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space as well as customized catering options, team building activities and audio visual enhancements.

The Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina is also a member of OPAL Collection, an exclusive ensemble of luxury resorts and hotels.