11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bar Harbor, ME - Updated 2021

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Surrounded by the well-known Acadia National Park and located at the edge of the sea, Bar Harbor should top your lists as one of the must-visit destinations, as it is just that good. Not exactly a well-guarded secret, but not exactly filled with tourists as well, take a chance on this mystical city and experience how heaven really is. Marvel at the beautiful landscapes, try out new activities, stay in a campsite, and taste mouth-watering delicacies, or simply just fall head over heels over the culture and lifestyle this wonderful city holds. Experience life like never before, all with the help of these 10 Airbnbs in Bar Harbor to give you ideas about where to stay in the area.

1. Sunny & spacious private bedroom in historic village home (from USD 100)

Enjoy this sunny, spacious, and bright vacation rental in Bar Harbor, Maine, for two in a rambling historic house. Located in a quiet residential neighbourhood just a five minutes’ walk away from shops and restaurants, take a five-minute bike ride to the well-known Acadia National Park for a time of sightseeing and adventure. The freshly painted and comfortable private room is on the second floor, as well as the shared bathroom. Laze around the spacious king bed, the firm memory foam mattress and cosy comforter the ultimate haven for a soundless slumber. Guests are also granted access to the rest of the apartment - the living room, dining room and fully equipped kitchen are all nicely furnished for your use too.

King Room in Historic Village Home
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
76 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the king bed is super comfy
the kitchen washer and dryer were all a great convenience to have during our stay
wonderful comfortable mattress
the king room is very comfortable with lots of space
these small details helped make the stay comfortable
Cleanliness:
room was clean and comfortable
the space was clean and comfortable
super clean and had great amenities
the room was clean and the kitchen well furnished
the place is kept clean and you will receive fresh towels in your room
Host:
the host was very welcoming and communicative
she was kind and helpful and welcoming
jenn was an excellent host
jenn is a perfect host : available and knowledgeable of the area
highly recommend her as a host
Location:
location is excellent close to everything
the location is perfect
an amazing location to shops and main street
amazing spot walking distance to everything in a charming neighborhood
nice location good space very convenient
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2. Private room on a tranquil road (from USD 150)

Just 1.6 miles from the town of Southwest Harbor and located at an extremely tranquil private road in a secluded forest, take a chance on this lovely private room decked with all the modern amenities for the most comfortable stay. Nicely furnished for the wonderful comfort of two people and nothing more, laze around the spacious queen while catching up on your favourite shows with the 32" flat screen TV. Guests are granted access to the family’s spa-like bathroom, the shared kitchen with occasional home-made goodies, and the amazing outdoor seating area where you can be one with nature.

Anny's Place on the Quietside, Mt Desert Island.
Southwest Harbor, Maine, United States
211 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is comfortable and has everything you might need (extra pillows tv closet space and more)
the room is lovely the view from window is a jungle
we felt special when she allowed us to stay in her ancestry room
anny is lovely- full of suggestions and makes a light breakfast for you to start the day
anny’s place was a charming and cozy delight
Cleanliness:
her guest room was clean and the bed very comfy
parking was a dedicated space in their spacious driveway
the bedroom and bathroom are also very clean
we had a wonderful time staying with anny and wendell the room was clean comfortable and unique
the room is clean and close to acadia and the rest of the island
Host:
anny is a wonderful host
host was very friendly and had maps and other advice prepared for exploring the area
anny is amazing host
perfect experience by a wonderful host couple
she and her husband are kind accommodating and fascinating people
Location:
great location for exploring acadia national park
good location away from all the hustle and bustle of acadia
great location for visiting acadia national park would recommend to anyone
a quiet wooded spot in a vacation paradise
great location and great host
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3. Secluded & rustic barn (from USD 150)

A secluded site that offers rustic access to stunning waters and island views, private parking, and plenty of privacy; enjoy the many amenities equipped in this lovely and charming house rental in Bar Harbor, Maine. Relax in this custom built one bedroom home, the large deck a great spot where you can sneak a few peeks at the protected harbour and enjoy the breathtaking sights. The comfy queen bed in the single bedroom has a small desk where last minute work can be done, while the spacious living room sits another comfortable queen convertible which can easily fit two. Other useful amenities included in this wonderful home includes a barbeque pit, an on-site laundry, and a working wood stove as well as a furnace and generator.

Kales Aerie - 77C Amscray Lane
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
20 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the barn is very comfortable and has a beautiful view of the narrows
a beautiful comfortable one bedroom apartment with deck part of a large private property in the woods
nice apartment decorated with taste and harmony cosy warm very clean
the barn is a perfect cozy space in maine’s beautiful acadia national park area
Cleanliness:
“the barn” is very warm welcoming and clean
Host:
the owner thought of everything to make the accommodations very comfortable
susan is a very welcoming and responsive host
Location:
this spot is a great location to get away from the busy parts of bar harbor
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4. Lovely & private Waterfront Cottage (155 USD)

This lovely, charming, and rustic home has two bedrooms and a sleeping loft. Located near Acadia National Park on four private waterfront acres; enjoy the spacious open floor plan, the high cathedral ceilings, the well-appointed kitchen, the functional gas grill, and the two kayaks to paddle around the sheltered coves. Take your pick from the three bedrooms available: the first a master bedroom with a comfy queen perfect for two, the second a spacious room with two twin beds, and the third a large loft with a double futon. An additional two guests are allowed to sleep on the pull-out couch in the living room, the ultimate haven for the most comfortable slumber. All rooms are decked with large windows with breathtaking views, and please note that this property is not wheelchair accessible due to the many stairs.

Waterfront Cottage near Acadia Park

Address: Sullivan, ME, United States (see map)

Price: from 155 USD

Number of Guests: 8

5. Nature all around: Acadia Woods Cabin (from USD 225)

A secluded, cosy and tiny cabin in Bar Harbor, Maine, perfect for a peaceful family vacation or a romantic getaway for two, enjoy this three acres of tranquility all to yourself. Just 15 minutes away from the bustling Bar Harbor, this fun little cabin is newly renovated and thoroughly well equipped. Make full use of the outdoor BBQ grill as you enjoy a night of tasty food, or head out to the private pond just steps away for an afternoon of canoeing, fishing or swimming. The charming living room sits a comfy pull-out sofa, while the loft bedroom upstairs is a cosy corner in which a queen bed lies. Both beds are perfect for two, and the whole apartment is tastefully furnished in a homely and warm manner - the best in Bar Harbor so far.

Acadia Woods Cabin - Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
128 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's cell service internet a smart tv etc
we also appreciated the wifi and smart tv
the view from the living room is the perfect view of the maine woods
the amenities were fantastic and the bed was comfortable
beautiful natural light in the living room with a relaxing vibe
Cleanliness:
everything was spotless and comfortable
very clean cozy cabin was perfect for 2 people and a dog
the cabin was clean and cozy
the cabin was clean (exactly as pictured)
i'd recommend this to anyone who appreciates a clean space seclusion and a fair deal
Host:
this is a wonderful home with a great host
host is wonderful and super responsive
brianna was also an amazing host
brianna was also a helpful host with wonderful lists of things to do
brianna is a great host and let us know she would be available if we needed anything
Location:
loved this location in the woods
perfect hostess perfect location
location wise it's very centrally located to all parts of mount desert island
secluded quiet safe location
we will definitely be back to this location
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6. Tranquil & updated lakefront cottage (206 USD)

Enjoy all that downtown Maine has to offer without the noisy crowds. A wonderfully updated cottage that sits on a quiet cove which looks out to Kelly Island (home to bald eagles), enjoy the peaceful views, quiet ambience, and ample outdoor space. Also, as this charming rental is located near to Acadia; take the chance to swim, paddle and fish all within walking distances from your home. After a long day of exploration and adventure, relax in the cosy single bedroom which sits a spacious queen bed, while the lovely living room sits a pull-out couch for an additional two guests. Beds aside, make full use of the fully equipped kitchen, gorgeous screened in porch, and comforting living area - all furnished nicely with your comfort in mind.

Tranquil, updated lakefront cottage

Address: Sullivan, ME, United States (see map)

Price: from 206 USD

Number of Guests: 4

7. Large & spacious pet-friendly home (from USD 260)

This spacious home is great for families, friends, and furry friends (pets). Located near picturesque fishing villages, hiking trails, carriage paths, crystal clear lakes and rocky ocean vistas - get ready for a vacation filled with fun and enjoyment, for nothing can ever get boring when there is so much to see and do! The large common area has ample seating areas for a night of bonding and fun, while the full dryer and washer are located in a separate laundry room. The master bedroom on the upper floor sits a luxurious king, as well as a walk-in closet for you to store your many fashionable outfits. The three other bedrooms are all equipped with an identical queen bed each, a quiet oasis just for two. Head out to enjoy the large elevated deck with a gas grill, tables, and chairs - the best spot in this house if you are craving for some al fresco dining.

Captain Wids, Walk to Bass Harbor.
Bass Harbor, Maine, United States
73 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen/dining/living room is especially nice and spacious -- perfect for larger families or friend groups
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean and comfortable
place was very clean amd had everything we needed
everything was clean and spotless; the beds were super comfy; checking in was quick & easy
the house is very large and super clean
we loved this super clean and dog-friendly home - thank you for having us
Host:
host was quick with responses and easy to contact with questions
julie was very responsive and even dropped by to help us with our concerns
loved our stay in bass harbor capt wid and nancy were wonderful hosts
pet friendly although we didn't take our pets
excellents hosts very nice place exceeded expectations
Location:
the location of this house is perfect close to acadia's hiking trails
quiet location close to best lobster shack
great location on the quiet side of the island
wid's place is in a great location
we loved the location on the “quiet side” of the island
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8. Carpe Diem Downtown apartment (222 USD)

Carpe Diem, also known as ‘Seize The Day’ is a Latin phrase which encourages everyone to cherish time and not let it go to waste. Named after the inspirational Latin phrase - we encourage all to seize the day and not let it go to waste by not renting this vacation rental when you have the chance. Outfitted tastefully for the most enjoyable stay, relish in the Brazilian hardwood floor throughout, as well as the open and inviting atmosphere to relax, hike, party and shop. The large kitchen is sparkling clean and always a top favourite for even the pickiest of chefs, while the lovely bedrooms will provide you with the best sleep. Choose from the four cosy havens: the first a king bed with a private bath, the second a spacious queen, the third two bunk beds, and the last bedroom a double bed for two. Do note that an additional two air mattresses can be requested by the host if needed.

Carpe Diem- Downtown Bar Harbor

Address: Bar Harbor, ME, United States (see map)

Price: from 222 USD

Number of Guests: 10

9. Extremely quiet with water views (from USD 225)

Perched on top of a quiet, dead-end street less than a mile away from the centre of Southwest Harbor, catch the beautiful harbour views from the many rooms in this sweet and charming two-bedroom Airbnb near Bar Harbor, Maine. Tastefully decorated and well appointed with a comfortable layout, enjoy the two lovely bedrooms all on the second floor. The larger bedroom has a queen bed, while the second bedroom has two twin beds that are extremely comfortable. Additional guests are also welcomed to sleep in the living area, where a pull-out couch is provided for two. Well-landscaped with a sunny rear deck, private backyard, paved driveway, and single-car garage, this inviting home is open to all (pets are negotiable).

Robin's Nest with Water Views
Southwest Harbor, Maine, United States
98 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very welcoming and comfortable house with lovely views of the bay
we enjoyed watching movies on one of the rainy days we had on the comfortable couch
maria's home was perfectly comfortable with all the amenities you'd need
we enjoyed this comfortable cottage on the quiet side of mt
the beds were very comfortable and there was plenty of space for 6 people
Cleanliness:
very clean & neat
maria was very quick with communication and her place was very clean and had plenty of room
great place super clean and spacious
great stay and nice clean home
it was very clean bright and welcoming
Host:
maria was a great host
very lovely place and host
maria was a wonderful host
maria was a wonderful host and we hope to return to southwest harbor
maria was an excellent host she contacted us to make sure everything was to our satisfaction
Location:
we loved the central location
great location on the quietside near lots of neat trails for kids
great location for exploring acadia and mt
it was a beautiful cozy house walking distance into town
lovely house in a quiet street but still close to acadia
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10. 2 bedroom heavenly cabin (from USD 275)

A cosy and serene cabin tucked into the shoreline of Long Pond on Mount Desert Island, relish in this summer cabin only available from early summer to early fall. Fully equipped with all the amenities for a comfortable home, enjoy the two bedrooms which will guarantee an ultimate slumber of rest and relax. The first bedroom has a cosy queen while the second, two twin beds. The living room is gorgeously outfitted and has a futon couch which can accommodate two, as well as a futon chair that sleeps one. Beds aside, enjoy the other amenities which make this cabin so lovable: the dock is just steps away from the cabin and has mesmerising views, the lazy hammock is great if you need a short nap, the screened-in porch perfect for al fresco dining, and the eclectic library filled with lots of books for everyone.

A little piece of heaven
Mt Desert, Maine, United States
86 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is cozy with a nice screen porch
if you want a comfortable homey place to stay then look no further
we also went swimming--the water was very clear and warm (for maine)--and kayaking
the cottage on long pond was comfortable beautiful and just felt like home
we liked the publications about acadia that were spread out in the living room too
Cleanliness:
the house is clean and organized
the cottage was very clean and cozy
the water was clear and clean and certainly much warmer than the ocean
the cabin was very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
private impeccably clean with all the supplies you could need for a cabin stay on the pond
Host:
she was very accommodating and easy to communicate with
the hosts are great too—they think of everything
she sent us a very helpful manual with everything we needed to know
she worked with us on our dates was very responsive and kind
she was extremely responsive to our needs and communications
Location:
the location is beautiful
the best location on mt
the location is wonderful
the location was great to access beautiful spots on the island
neighborhood is quiet and welcoming
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Give in to the unrivalled beauty in Bar Harbor

Known for its stunning coastal beauty and picturesque scenic landscapes, give in to a beauty so dazzling it is sometimes hard to comprehend. Whether it is the many fun-filled activities for all or the vibrant culture and lifestyle, we know that the city won’t be one to disappoint, especially with the help of these heavenly Airbnbs in Bar Harbor!

Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnbs in Bar Harbor

1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Bar Harbor?

Though not all accommodations accept pets, there are a few that still do, including this pet-friendly home and this quiet home.

2. Which are the best cheap Airbnbs in Bar Harbor?

Bar Harbor boasts many affordable Airbnb vacation rentals like this sunny and spacious private bedroom.

3. Which Airbnbs in Bar Harbor are good for families?

For options on where to stay with your family in Bar Harbor, take a look at these Airbnbs: the Acadia wood cabin and the pet-friendly home.

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