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Trees surrounding the Inn at Bay Ledge

Stay Overlooking Frenchman Bay, Where the Mountains Meet the Sea

We’re so glad you’ve decided to spend your much deserved vacation visiting Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. Our historic waterfront Bar Harbor bed and breakfast is located just three minutes from the nearest park entrance, yet away from the crowds of downtown Bar Harbor. Your Inn at Bay Ledge stay will be both relaxing and memorable, as the on-site owners ensure you’ll have everything you need. Wake to sunrise views above our private beach, savor a house-made breakfast in our stunning dining room, then head out to explore all that Acadia has to offer. Return after your adventures for afternoon tea and treats before enjoying dinner at one of the fantastic local Bar Harbor restaurants. Get a great night’s sleep in luxurious bedding, to wake rested and experience it all over again.

Our Accommodations

Enjoy views of Frenchman Bay from our Main Inn rooms or Summer Cottage, or opt for a room nestled in the trees in the Cottages at Sunset Pines. All of our lodging options boast Maine-made bedding and private bathrooms, with some offering jetted tubs and private balconies.

Room 7

Main Inn ⎸ King ⎸ Second Floor
Rest easy in this spacious room with epic bay views, a private patio, and jetted tub in the en suite bathroom.

Room 8

Main Inn ⎸ King ⎸ Second Floor
Relax in this cheerful room with views of Frenchman Bay, a private patio, and jetted tub in the private bathroom.

Room 9

Main Inn ⎸ Queen ⎸ Second Floor
Soak up the views of Frenchman Bay from this bright and spacious room with its own private patio.

Room 10

Main Inn ⎸ Queen ⎸ Second Floor
Relax amongst the treetops in this spacious room with a private entry and peek of the bay from its own patio.

Room 4

Main Inn ⎸ Queen ⎸ First Floor
Relax after a day of adventure in a queen bed with views of Frenchmen Bay, just steps from the back porch.

Room 5

Main Inn ⎸ Queen ⎸ First Floor
Enjoy the best view of the Bay from our first floor in this queen room with easy access to the back porch and cozy sitting area.

Room 6

Main Inn ⎸ Queen ⎸ First Floor
Our smallest room features big views of Frenchmen Bay! It’s the perfect spot for your home base on Mount Desert Island.

Room 1

Cottages at Sunset Pines ⎸ King ⎸ First Floor
Hide away in this pet-friendly king room with a cozy fireplace, en suite bathroom, and private porch.

Room 2

Cottages at Sunset Pines ⎸ King ⎸ First Floor
Relax in this king room with fireplace, en suite bathroom, private porch, and is pet friendly.

Room 3

Cottages at Sunset Pines ⎸ King ⎸ First Floor
Get cozy in this pet friendly king room with fireplace, en suite bathroom, and private porch.

Summer Cottage

Private Cottage ⎸ King ⎸ Two Floors
Relax in your own private bungalow with a cozy fireplace in the living area and views of the bay from the upstairs king bedroom.

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Things to Do
View of ocean at waterfront Bar Harbor, ME inn

Be Surrounded by Nature, with Easy Access to it All

Our location puts you in the middle of nature at its finest. Take the stairs down to our private beach, watch the sunrise and hunt for sea glass in the morning, then take the three minute drive to Acadia National Park. Catch glimpses of puffins and eagles before shopping and dining in Bar Harbor.

We‘re Thankful for Our Wonderful Guests!

“This place was amazing! It was so clean and cozy. They serve a fresh cooked breakfast in the mornings and have fresh baked cookies in the evenings.. and the cookies are incredible!”

Hannah S. | Google

“This is our favorite place to stay in Bar Harbor. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the views are beautiful. You can take a dip in the ocean and then hit the sauna after a wonderful home made breakfast.”

Dylan Z | Google

“A short walk down the stairs leads to a private beach with no one else around. It’s very serene with great caves and walkthroughs to explore. We found several amazing pieces of sea glass and enjoyed the coast.”

Scott P. | Google

“You can’t beat the views of this property. We stayed in room 8, and to me, it’s the best room. A private balcony with a straight on view of the water-the very comfy king bed where you can watch the sun rise.”

Matthew | Google

Enjoy Our Unique Property Perks

We strive to create an experience that feels like home with our exceptional service and guest-focused amenities. Come meet the real Maine at our waterfront bed and breakfast.

Gourmet muffin made with Maine blueberries at Bar Harbor bed and breakfast
Enjoy Homemade
Breakfast & Treats

Every morning brings a different breakfast to tempt your tastebuds, available to enjoy in our dining room or on the seasonal porch. Each afternoon, savor fresh-baked treats & drinks.

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Inn at Bay Ledge owners and dog on beach in Bar Harbor
Bring Your
Furry Friend

Explore the wonders of Acadia, known as one of the most welcoming national parks for dogs. As fellow dog owners, we would be thrilled to disclose our canine’s favorite spots to you.

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Em“bark” on Adventure
sauna at Bar Harbor boutique hotel
Relax in Our Sauna
or Seasonal Pool

After a day of hiking or biking in Acadia National Park or strolling the streets of Bar Harbor, our on-site sauna or in-ground pool are the perfect way to soothe those sore muscles and relax.

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Warm Up or Cool Down

Special Offers & Exclusive Packages

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway with someone special, a chance to reconnect with friends in nature, or you just need some time to yourself, the Inn at Bay Ledge can offer a package to fit your needs.

Bike & Picnic

Tour Mount Desert Island on bikes with a delightful picnic.

Romance Package

Get everything you need for a romantic excursion on Mount Desert Island.

Friends Getaway

Explore the waters of Frenchman Bay and charming Bar Harbor with your friends.

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Plan a Secluded Stay in Maine

Enjoy our quiet cliffside location that’s just three miles from the Hulls Cove entrance to Acadia National Park and minutes from downtown Bar Harbor.