Great service, great location A review of Mira Monte Inn
My mom and I stayed at this B&B for a mini-vacation. We stayed in the Newport Room - spacious enough for two people; it has a gas fireplace and a balcony overlooking the gardens (which are gorgeous!). The only bad thing - we found the bed incredibly uncomfortable - I would suggest bringing your own pillow if possible. The Inn is in a great location - only minutes from Acadia and a short walk to Main Street which is filled with shops and restaurants. The Inn itself is very well kept - it has a great dining room (where breakfast is served), a large parlor (wine & cheese served each evening), a library filled with Bar Harbor information, and a cute sun porch. Breakfast is from 8am - 10am and consists of waffles, fruit, muffins, eggs (a couple varieties), and oatmeal with cranberries (very good!). It is served buffet style but a member of the staff is always around if needed. Coffee, tea, and cookies are available all day, beginning at 6:30am.
The staff is very helpful. We only saw the Inn owner once but she provided us with visitor information before our trip. Armen was always around to answer our questions - it is very helpful to have area experts at your fingertips! He was very knowledgable about the whole area (the park, restaurants, shopping, and other activities). He also provided us with an audio CD which guided us through Acadia Park. The staff is always ready and able to point you in the right direction and even make your reservations for you.
Overall, I would highly recommend this B&B - great location and great service!