Anne's White Columns Inn

57 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Innkeeper(s): Robert & Anne Bahr
  • Summary

    Country Spirit

    From the single traveler to families visiting Amish Country, you are certain to find something that fits your needs at Fields of Home Guest House and Cabins.

    Constructed of solid white pine logs, Fields of Home Guest House and Cabins’ honey-toned interior wood walls provide a sense of warmth, with the occasional wallpapered accent wall. Amenities in the Guest House’s two suites and three guest rooms (two of which are wheelchair accessible) include one to two queen-sized beds and sleeper sofas, baths with one or two person whirlpool tubs, fireplaces (in most) and TVs. Both suites and a guest room have a kitchenette, the rest have mini fridges and microwaves. Cabins are outfitted with queen-sized beds, sleeper sofas, two-person Jacuzzis, gas-log fireplaces framed by stone mantels, TVs, full kitchens and porches. Small pets can also stay with you in one of them. Wi-Fi is available in all lodging options.

    Plan out your day over the continental breakfast of homemade muffins and sweet rolls, fresh fruit, cereal, juice, coffee and tea. Settle into the porch swings or rocking chairs on the wrap-around porch. Explore the property’s flower gardens or go fishing on its spring-fed pond. Being close to various villages, you can visit Amish farms and ride a buggy or shop for antiques, crafts, handcrafted wood furniture, quilts, Coblentz Chocolates and get a good deal on spices and nuts from local Bulk Food Stores.

  • Introduction

    Anne's White Columns Inn - Bar Harbor, MaineAnne's White Columns Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in Bar Harbor, Maine.

    Georgian architecture, gracious hospitality, and savory and satisfying breakfasts are just the core of Anne’s White Columns Inn. Staying at Anne’s is like staying with friends. The comfort of our art and antique-filled rooms is always ready to welcome you, and an evening social is a relaxing way to transition from day to night.

    Upon entering through the columned portico, you will be greeted with a cheerful “Welcome home!” The crisp green and gray elegance of the foyer with its lofty ceiling at once offers a sense of quiet and calm. In the salon, the huge fireplace is crackling on those occasional cool days. Situated on private, gardened acres in the Historic Corridor of Bar Harbor, Anne’s is removed from the downtown bustle but still convenient to village activities and culture, as well as all that Acadia National Park has to offer.

    The large, sunny porch provides a peaceful setting for a leisurely breakfast, or for wine and cheese overlooking the bright jewel tones of the ever-changing gardens.

    We invite you to come home to Anne’s.

    Anne's White Columns Inn FireplaceNamed after vanished mansions from Bar Harbor‘s Golden Age, our guest rooms are as unique as their namesakes. Original artwork and classic wallcoverings have been selected to suit each room, and furniture includes crisp white wicker and period cherry bedsteads. They all have queen beds, crisp linens, and private baths. Browse our room pages, find the room that suits you, and start anticipating your visit to our peaceful retreat in the Historic Corridor of Bar Harbor.

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  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Robert Bahr for sharing his own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Downtown location, off street parking, reasonable pricing.

    What are you best known for? 


    What makes your inn unique?

    Historic building that was once the Christian Science Church.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    Interaction between guests and staff – Great story telling over afternoon wine and cheese.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Acadia National Park

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "As always wonderful! Thanks for all your do to make this a home away from home!"

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Amazingly enough the breadth and depth of Acadia National Park.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    47 miles of carriage roads / 100 miles of hiking paths / Lakes and Ocean to Kayak / Beach / Night Sky.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    We are two blocks from shopping and restaurant district.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Most people want lobster which you can get at any restaurant. Favorite restaurants would be Mache Bistro, Havana, Reading Room.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Best guide is the chamber of commerce website -

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have ten rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    We do not accept pets. Only one B&B will accept pets and only in one room (Canterbury Cottage) Most hotels have pet friendly rooms.

  • Breakfast

    Anne's White Columns Inn breakfast room porchA full breakfast is served every morning in our breakfast room. Blueberry muffins, our unique fluffy quiche, and formidable Belgian waffles drizzled with Maine maple syrup are among our varying breakfast selections. There is always start-the-day-right bread baked in our own kitchen every morning just for you. Fruit juice and fruit are always available, and our jams and jellies are made from fresh Maine berries.

    Hot brewed coffee from our special blend is plentiful, and we have a wide choice of select teas on hand. If you have any special requests or dietary restrictions, please ask. We are happy to do what we can to accommodate them.