Top 10 Pet-Friendly Airbnbs In Bar Harbor, Maine - Updated 2024

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Bar Habor, the biggest town on Mount Desert Island, is a famous tourist destination because of its many picturesque landscapes and seascapes. For one, this is a great place for those who want a quiet retreat amidst nature. However, for an exciting adventure, you can also visit Acadia National Park, which is one of the most popular attractions in Maine. While you are here, you can go hiking, fishing, and bird watching. For those who love the water, you can go for a refreshing swim on Sand Beach. With all these outdoor activities you can take part in, you’ll want to stay in comfortable accommodations which can house you, your loved ones, and your pets. To help you with that, scroll down for the top pet-friendly Airbnbs in Bar Harbor, Maine.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and pet-friendly rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 12, 2024.

1. Blue Rose Cottage (from USD 599)

Situated in a quiet neighborhood, this renovated property is within walking distance of all the town’s top attractions. It has updated stainless steel appliances and furniture to ensure that you will have a comfortable stay here. For some quality time with your loved ones, there is an enclosed courtyard that is complete with outdoor furniture and a gas grill, perfect for a fun dining experience.

There is a fully fenced backyard here, as well, where you can relax or play with your pets. For those who enjoy being around water, the rental also provides lake access.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
7.61 km (4.8 mi) from Acadia National Park
149 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated all 3 window a/c units when local temperatures exceeded 90
the cottage is beautifully decorated with comfortable furniture and an outdoor area to enjoy as well
all the amenities you might need for a comfortable stay
the beds were very comfortable
modern and updated bathrooms/bedrooms are a nice touch
spotlessly clean and well stocked with everything you might need
the house was clean
when we arrived the house was sparkling clean
there are comfortable beds and bedding with immaculately clean spaces
the place was very clean and didn’t have any issues
helen is a very thoughtful host and made sure our visit was perfect
helen was very friendly and gave great hospitality
very responsive host that provided excellent suggestions that we followed loved
helen was very responsive and helpful
as a host helen was amazing
perfect location within walking distance to everything downtown
the location is terrific
great location in town
excellent location for exploring acadia national park
great in town location
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2. BB's Getaway (from USD 290)

For traveling golf enthusiasts, you might want to consider booking BB’s Getaway as it is near Kebo Valley Golf Club. This home features a newly renovated space for six guests, offering three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an outdoor deck. The said deck boasts a gas grill if you want to prepare and relish a savory meal with your loved ones outdoors.

A private backyard is also available if you want to breathe in some fresh air. For more, it makes for the perfect spot to relax with your pets while marveling at the surroundings and enjoying the beautiful weather.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
6.01 km (3.8 mi) from Acadia National Park
84 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we greatly appreciated the addition of air conditioners as this was a particularly hot summer
the 3 bedrooms large dining room table and back deck make this place a winner
we were able to cook steaks on the grill fresh lobsters in the kitchen etc
great kitchen comfortable beds great wifi clean and organized
the bright cozy house had everything we needed for a comfortable two week stay
very clean and comfortable home
the house was spotless clean
it was very clean comfortable and everything was as expected when we arrived
it is clean comfortable and has enjoyed attention from someone who enjoys art and home decor
the house was more spacious than we expected and nice and clean
host was very responsive and helpful
highly recommend as the owner was very responsive and provided fantastic local recommendations
they were amazing hosts and gave us so many recommendations and ideas for activities and restaurants
we loved all their suggestions owners were very accommodating
great hosts home is in perfect location for acadia and bar harbor
super close to everything without being close to tourists
the house location is great
wonderful location for visiting the park
great location close to town and acadia
great location and very comfortable house
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3. The Holland House (from USD 375)

Located in the historic district of Bar Harbor, The Holland House puts you in the heart of everything Mount Desert Island has to offer. Only a few steps away from the ocean and restaurants, this is a great place for travelers who want a fun and hassle-free vacation.

The rental features a screened porch, an upper balcony deck, and a living room with a fireplace, ideal for a small group of travelers who want entertainment on-site. Best of all, pets are allowed here to ensure that your stay is an enjoyable one.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
7.51 km (4.7 mi) from Acadia National Park
23 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable
anne the host responded quickly to any questions we had and offered to help in any way
wonderfully kept home in close proximity to everything
this house was very comfortable and in a terrific location
perfect location in downtown bar harbor
warm cozy house in a great location very comfortable layout for cooking and hanging out next to the fireplace
5 min walk tops to downtown bar harbor
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4. Big Dragonfly Cottage (from USD 195)

Big Dragonfly Cottage offers a living room, kitchen, and private bathroom to six people looking for a Bar Harbor home. It also features two bedrooms with queen, double, and single beds, plus a couch in the living room for additional sleeping options. For indoor entertainment, a cable TV and complimentary Wi-Fi are provided.

No need to worry if you are traveling with your furry friends as they are welcome here for an additional charge. However, do let the owners know about Fido coming along before you book your stay.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
6.55 km (4.1 mi) from Acadia National Park
41 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well equipped kitchen grill and nice backyard
the bed was comfortable with plenty of extra blankets if needed
there are board games and a tv with a roku which was a nice addition
very clean and comfortable
otherwise it was very clean with nice linens and lots of towels
we found the place to be extremely clean and comfortable
location was superb and the cottage was very clean
the hosts were very responsive and helpful when we accidentally locked ourselves out of the house
the host was immediately responsive when i had a question
great location walking distance (15 mins) to downtown
the location is great
great location very convenient for the park
proximity to the park is awesome
great location exactly what we needed for a trip to acadia national park
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5. The Rockcairn (from USD 326)

The Rockcairn, which is tucked away in a quiet area, is a great place when you want to enjoy a relaxing vacation while still being near popular tourist attractions. The property is within walking distance of downtown Bar Harbor’s stores and seafront, where you can go whale watching and experience local culture. It is also close to Acadia National Park, the perfect place for those who would love to reconnect with nature.

If you wish to travel with your pets, do not worry as they are also welcome here. Just make sure to let the host know about the details when you are booking the accommodation.

Stayed at this property?
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
7.39 km (4.6 mi) from Acadia National Park
85 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kids loved the “tree house” rooms on the third floor
rockcairn is a lovely home with comfortable furnishings and a great location
great house for families we stayed with our adult children and their significant others and had plenty of room
the house was very clean and well maintained
house is clean and plenty of space
the house was clean and well equipped
the house is clean and easy to navigate
the house was super clean and everyone found their beds to be comfortable
i definitely overpacked because the host provided us with everything you could need
the host was very responsive before and during our stay
sherri was responsive and helpful
the hosts gave us clear information and instructions and welcomed and answered our questions
sherri and ed are very attentive and very helpful
the location is great within walking distance to shopping & restaurants
great location spacious and comfortable house
super close to acadia and a short walk to get to all the shops and restaurants
great house & great location for families (close to downtown and playground)
nice big comfortable house in a great location
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6. Emerson House (from USD 1097)

Emerson House features 5 bedrooms and can easily host up to 13 guests, ideal for travelers who are planning a get-together with a lot of their loved ones. The property has a covered porch with a fence and a fire pit, a great spot to spend some quality time with the group outdoors. The rental also offers new appliances for a smooth stay.

Indoor entertainment comes in the form of a TV and sound system that you can use to watch your favorite shows with the whole gang. The best part about this property is that you can bring your pets here as well, so there is no need to leave them back home.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
7.59 km (4.8 mi) from Acadia National Park
39 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
meals were also much more enjoyable given the ample space provided by the chef’s kitchen
large kitchen and huge lr beautiful covered outdoor porch
spacious and elegant don’t begin to describe this rental
owner very helpful and accommodating
they were especially responsive to our questions and thought of everything
our hosts graciously provided an early check in and were quick to respond to any questions
kay and augusto are wonderful experienced hosts
kay and augusto are outstanding hosts — responsive thoughtful and very very gracious
perfect place in perfect location
amazing space in a great location
emerson house is in an ideal location (you truly can walk everywhere) and kay and augusto were great hosts
emerson house was perfect for our family trip to acadia national park
the location was perfect and we didn’t use our car once
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7. The Near Everything House (from USD 300)

The Near Everything House, like its name suggests, is close to many of the town’s best spots, including restaurants, Acadia National Park, and the ocean. Because of this, you’ll have an easier time exploring the area with your pet.

Inside, it features brightly colored rooms, which include a living room and a separate TV room for laid-back afternoons. Outside, you can hang around with your pet on the outdoor patio, equipped with a seating area and a grill.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
7.26 km (4.6 mi) from Acadia National Park
98 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedrooms are very comfortable and the ac window units keep all of the bedrooms cool
(although the house has a nice dining room and patio if you want to do take out instead
the house is comfortable and spacious and had everything we needed
the house is great lots of room for four couples to move around
very clean lots of room comfortable bedrooms and well equipped kitchen
the house was clean and stalked with everything we needed
this is a nice and clean place
the house was very clean which was the most important to us since we went during covid
the house is very clean and stocked with everything you would need in the kitchen
the host was very responsive and even contacted us when the house was ready early
the hosts are very accommodating and helpful
the owners are very responsive and caring
the hosts themselves are so sweet and accommodating
that was helpful to know ahead of time
nice place close to town
location easy to get around town and close to the park trails
awesome location relative to town and the park
a great house in an awesome location
this is a good location if you like to walk to dinners and shops
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8. Porcupine House (from USD 125)

If you want a peaceful retreat with your pet right next to beautiful waters, Porcupine House gives you just that. Apart from being located directly on the shore path, you’ll have your own entrance, parking area, and private stone patio, perfect for lounging or playing with your pet. Inside, the skylights add character to every room, and there’s a wood-burning fireplace to keep you warm during cold weather.

For more, though you’ll enjoy peace and quiet here, it is just a short walk to downtown Bar Harbor and a five-minute drive to Acadia National Park.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
8.01 km (5.0 mi) from Acadia National Park
55 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
notty pine ceilings and a wood fire stove made for the perfect cozy atmosphere
our family had a wonderful week in the porcupine apartment
it was well-stocked with everything we needed and it was very clean and comfortable
marilyn and david were awesome hosts
marilyn and david are amazing hosts
marilyn was quick to respond to any questions i had and overall was an excellent host
david and marilyn are wonderful hosts friendly but also respectful of your privacy
david and marilyn were very responsive and hospitable
fantastic location right along the coast and within walking distance to restaurants
great location in bar harbor walking distance to many things
you are right in town so easy walk to all the restaurants and shops
wonderful location to town and shore
the kitchen had nearly everything to prepare meals with the store being super close
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9. Aspen Cottage

If you want to book an extended stay with your pet, you can try out Aspen Cottage, a well-lit two-bedroom home. It’s ideal for groups of five, so there’s more than enough space for you and your furry friend. You can take your pick among the two comfy queen-size beds and a sleeper sofa. For more, there are many conveniences included, such as linens, Wi-Fi, and a dedicated workspace.

From here, you’ll enjoy proximity to the town and its attractions. There’s also a free shuttle service nearby which you can take advantage of.

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7.03 km (4.4 mi) from Acadia National Park
15 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the grill and amenities were wonderful - particularly the shower nice hot water with excellent pressure
this was a clean nice condo and as advertised
it's very clean and spacious
it was very comfortable very clean and very convenient
the host was very communicative and response time was great
location is very good
great location - about 10 min walk to edge of town
great location easy walk to bar harbor but quiet and wooded location
great place in a quiet location but close enough to walk to shops and restaurants in bar harbor
if you have younger children there is a really nice playground about a five minute walk away
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10. Two-bedroom rental with home-like conveniences

Offering a fully equipped kitchen, this two-bedroom rental is a great place to stay for travelers who enjoy home-like conveniences. A washer and a dryer are also available to ensure that you never run out of clean clothes during your trip. To keep you entertained, there is complimentary Wi-Fi that you can use to surf the web.

To make you feel like you never left home, you can even bring your pets here with you. For more, to keep you comfortable in any weather, both air-conditioning and heating facilities are provided.

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7.05 km (4.4 mi) from Acadia National Park
17 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially loved the big kitchen and grill outside
shower was great plenty of hot water and excellent water pressure
the first floor was spacious with a huge kitchen and full bath
the place was very clean and well kept
house was nice and clean
although the place wasn't too updated it was clean and comfy
very clean space cute and charming a short walk to downtown bar harbor everything we wanted
the host was very responsive
the owner and airbnb were very kind and generous
otherwise we found it a good place and our communications with the host were smooth and easy
we can’t wait to come back katie was a wonderful host
the location of the house is perfect
this house is located in a good location for easy access to acadia national park
very close to a nice playground and small skate park
ideal location: walk one direction to town and the other to the park
the house and location was perfect for our family vacation with our 2 young kids
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Have fun with your furry pal in Bar Harbor

With lots of outdoor areas that you can explore here, Bar Harbor is a great destination when you want to enjoy a quiet retreat near nature. It is also a fun place to visit with the whole family, including your pets. For a smooth trip, make sure to stay in one of the top pet-friendly Airbnbs in Bar Harbor, Maine, listed above.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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