With stunning views and a great location on Maines world famous Mount Desert Island, the Bluenose Inn in Bar Harbor provides guests with the New England experience and all of the amenities of a grand hotel.
The Bluenose Inn has sweeping views of Frenchman Bay and is situated atop of a large granite hillside. Accommodations are found in both of the Inns guest buildings, the Mizzentop and the Stenna Nordica. The Mizzentop houses the business center, the Great Room bar and lounge and the hotels meeting facilities. The Stenna Nordica features 45 guest rooms accessible by a glass-front elevator. Another building serves as the indoor pool facility, complete with fitness center, whirlpool, steam room and Eden Spa. Environmentally conscious travelers will like that the Bluenose Inn was award the 2010 Environmental Leader Award by the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce.
The front lobby also contains a newsstand and gift shop. High speed wireless internet is provided throughout the entire Inn and is free of charge. Wired internet access is also available for a surcharge. The Inn also features laundry facilities and daily housekeeping services.
The Bluenose Inn has 97 guestrooms located in the Sienna Nordica, each room is outfitted with a refrigerator. Televisions with DVD players and cable channels are also provided, as are hairdryers, irons and bathrobes for guests use. The rooms are also air-conditioned and come with CD players. Many rooms have fantastic views. Business friendly amenities in the rooms include high speed wireless internet, a complimentary weekday newspaper and phone with voice mail services. 52 additional luxurious rooms can be found in the Mizzentop, which feature fireplaces and private balconies overlooking the lake. The Bluenose also offers two-room Mizzentop Suites for added privacy.
Dining is available on site at the Looking Glass restaurant. The Looking Glass restaurant has large windows providing a spectacular lakeside view and a menu designed by Executive Chef Artuno Montes. Room service is available during specific hours. The Inn also features The Great Room bar and lounge for guests to relax and have a drink in. At night the room is transformed into a relaxing entertainment room complete with live piano performances.
The Bluenose Inn is located within walking distance of downtown Bar Harbor Village. From there visitors can see the many historical landmarks located around town and possibly attend one of the villages many festivals. Dining, entertainment and shopping can all be found in the Bar Harbor Village. Outdoor recreational opportunities are limitless, with whale watching, lobster boat rides, sea kayaking, hiking, biking and camping all available nearby. Acadia National Park offers one of the most spectacular places to visit in the lower 49 states. The national park contains over 40,000 acres of dramatic scenery and many opportunities to view Maines native wildlife, including whales and moose.
With an amazing view, luxurious accommodations and a close location to the heart of Bar Harbors tourist attractions, the Bluenose Inn creates one of the most enjoyable New England experiences available.