Aysgarth Station

20 Roberts Avenue, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Innkeeper(s): Jane Holland & Stephen Cornell
  • Summary

    Quiet, Comfortable, Casual, and Convenient

    Relax in the quiet comfort and casual surroundings of a bed and breakfast that features an open third floor sun deck and a welcoming fire in the front room.

    Aysgarth Station of Bar Harbor, Maine is located on a peaceful side street near the distinctive shopping and unique restaurants of Downtown Bar Harbor on Mt. Desert Island. Just a few steps out the front door will bring you to the Shore Path Walk, which follows along the water's edge through Bar Harbor's bustling waterfront and past the old remaining "cottages."

    Aysgarth Station is only a few minutes away from the hiking and biking of Acadia National Park, untouched by city life and home to the tallest mountain on the United States Atlantic Coast. To explore a little further, take a day trip to the islands surrounding Mt. Desert Island or experience an exciting whale watching cruise.

    The inn offers six comfortable guest rooms with private baths and air conditioning. Guests also have access to the large common area with a fireplace, front porch and the small sun deck on the third floor, and complimentary beverages, soda, coffee, and tea all day. A full hearty breakfast is served each morning and afternoon tea and snacks are available daily.

  • Introduction

    Aysgarth Station offers year round accommodations on Mt. Desert Island. Our Bed and Breakfast extends New England hospitality and quiet comfort in a uniquely casual atmosphere. The Inn is situated in downtown Bar Harbor....and you are only a short stroll to the harbor, many distinctive shops, an abundance of eateries and the Shore Path ocean-front walk. You are also only minutes away from Acadia National Park.

    Many activities are calling... enjoy the incredible beauty of Acadia National Park or take a day trip to the islands surrounding Mt. Desert. Or shop in downtown Bar Harbor and sample some of New England's crafts or Maine's wondrous food delicacies.

    After a long day shopping, hiking, whale watching, and enjoying some of the area's best restaurants, relax and unwind in this comfortable, spacious 6-room inn home in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor featuring an open third floor deck and an inviting open fire in the front room.

    Start the next day with a hearty breakfast that will satisfy any guest. All rooms feature queen size beds, air conditioning, private bathrooms and delightful afternoon refreshments. There may be more elegant B&B's in town, but you won't find one that's more comfortable!

    Aysgarth Station gets its unique name from one of the prettiest locations anywhere, (except for Bar Harbor, of course!). The small town of Aysgarth is located in Yorkshire, England, where Jane grew up and spent many wonderful summer vacations.

    The inn offers wonderfully comfortable rooms, full hearty breakfasts and delightful afternoon refreshments. We have six unique guest rooms all with queen beds and air conditioning; all located just minutes from beautiful Acadia National Park. Aysgarth Station offers gracious and unpretentious personalized service to make every guest feel special.

    Our charming inn is right downtown on a quiet side street, located conveniently close to Bar Harbor's busy waterfront, shops, restaurants, a classic Art Deco movie theater and the winding Shore Path walk; which wraps around the oceanfront and the remaining 'cottages' from days gone by.

    Relax and unwind on the front porch in our comfy rocking chairs, the third floor sun deck, or in the evening in front of the fireplace. Review your day with the other guests, the innkeepers, play with our cat Asticou, or plan tomorrows' adventure while watching a New England sunset.

    Enjoy your stay in Bar Harbor in some of the most comfortable accommodations in the area. All our rooms feature queen size beds, ceiling fans, air conditioning, and private baths. There is also a large common area with a fireplace, a comfortable front porch, and small deck on the third floor to relax on.

    It's the little things that will make your stay at Aysgarth one you will remember always, from complimentary beverages, soda, coffee and tea all day, extraordinary breakfasts, afternoon Tea & Snacks and personal attention.

    Enjoy a wonderful full, hearty breakfast

    Aysgarth Station - the most comfortable B&B in Bar Harbor.

  • 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 Jane Holland for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Most people visit Bar Harbor for a vacation.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are best known for great food and informality.

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

    The location: being walkable to everything you need and easy access to the ocean and Acadia National Park

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

    Being called “home” by guests

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    It really isn’t expensive. Bar Harbor has a reputation of being costly, but it doesn’t need to be; That the Schoodic Peninsular and Winter is a season to visit.

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

    This depends on the person so much, we tailor our suggestions to individual likes and needs. I can’t and wouldn’t give a canned “tour”.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    We are within walking to pretty much everything.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    www.NPS.gov, www.barharbormaine.com, www.acadiamagic.com

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 6 rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    No, as we have a cat.


  • Give the Gift of Aysgarth Station!

    A Gift Certificate is perfect as a holiday, birthday, wedding, anniversary or any special occasion gift. We will personalize an attractive certificate in any amount you desire with the recipient's name. Once you've given the certificate, a simple phone call reserves their stay.