Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center - Bar Harbor Resort: Downeast & Acadia Resort, ME
Experience the beauty of Maine’s rugged coastline at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center. This beautiful Bar Harbor hotel is situated on 12 acres of oceanfront property. Our Maine oceanfront hotel offers guests waterfront access to gorgeous Frenchman Bay in a distinguished resort setting. Quality accommodations at affordable rates, all with ocean views, modern amenities, large indoor pool, special vacation packages, and notable hospitality are the hallmarks of a Bar Harbor Maine getaway at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center. You’ll also enjoy our prime location just one mile from Acadia National Park and the shops and restaurants of historic Bar Harbor Maine.
- Air Conditioning
- Children's Programs
- Exercise Room
- Family Friendly
- Handicap Accessible
- Health Club Facility
- Historical Features
- Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
- In-Room TV
- Indoor Pool
- Live Entertainment
- Meeting Facilities
- Outdoor Pool
- Pet Friendly
- Room Service
- Wireless Internet Access
- Cross Country Skiing
- Cultural Activities
- Educational Programs
- Hay/Sleigh Rides
- Horseback Riding
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Rock climbing
- Whale Watching
DiningThe Bistro on Eden
A Modern American Restaurant and Bar
And with a great location comes great responsibility. The Bistro on Eden is a warm, lively restaurant and bar where people can be themselves and meet others in a friendly, comfortable setting. Overlooking Frenchman’s Bay, it offers smashing views and intimate outdoor seating, where every seat faces the Atlantic Ocean. We feature great tasting fresh, seasonal comfort cooking with ingredients that are primarily sourced from local, small scale vendors. Above all you can expect warm, genuine service. That is something upon which we pride ourselves.
We are located inside the lobby of the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel at 119 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine. 207-288-5801
Open Monday ~ Saturday from 3 ~ 10 p.m.
"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well" ~Virginia Wolfe
119 Eden Street Route 3
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Acadia National Park
Golf at Kebo Valley
Spa at the Bar Harbor Inn
Island Ferry Tours
Custom Boat Tours on property
Acadia Park Tours
Lobster Boat Tours
Airports & Transportation
Bar Harbor Airport (BHB) - 10 miles (US Airways)
Bangor International Airport (BGR) - 47 miles ( US Airways, Delta, Continental, NWA)
Driving Directions to Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center
Take Interstate 95 to Bangor. Exit 182A onto I-395.Turn right onto US 1A and continue 27 miles to Ellsworth. In Ellsworth, take Route 3 to Bar Harbor (19 miles). When you arrive in town you will pass the Nova Scotia (CAT) ferry terminal on your left. Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center is located adjacent to the CAT ferry at 119 Eden Street.
Driving Directions from the South along the scenic route to Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center
The scenic route is I-95 to Augusta , exit 113 to Route 3 Into Ellsworth, then continue on Route 3 to Bar Harbor (19 miles). When you arrive in town you will pass the Nova Scotia (CAT) ferry terminal on your left. Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center is located adjacent to the CAT ferry at 119 Eden Street.
MeetingsMeetings Capacity: 350
Meetings Guestrooms: 153
Meetings Space Sq. Ft.: 11,000
BAR HARBORS MOST TALKED ABOUT EVENT CENTER
Eight newly renovated meeting rooms provide 11,000 square-feet of meeting space in two buildings.
The AO Event Center, a newly renovated meeting facility, boasts a 7,800 square-foot ballroom with banquet seating for 350, as well as 3 breakout rooms which can accommodate up to 70 each classroom style. Within the Event Center are 7 meeting rooms, including one 650-square-foot dedicated Executive Board Room which can also serve as a hospitality room.
The Willows Bed & Breakfast can be used for executive retreats. This traditionally styled mansion offers three small gathering rooms and 13 guest rooms and suites, perfect for exclusive gatherings. The Event Center is a fully functional exhibit hall that can accommodate 50 10x10 exhibit booths. The resort also features over 20,000 square feet of versatile outdoor space including the Lower Oceanfront Lawn, the Pool Deck West, the Historic Willows Patio, the all new Oceanaire Lobby Bar & Grill and the Front Lawn – all perfect for various size cocktail receptions and all featuring stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Another terrific outdoor for groups is the Eden St Lawn, which is near the Event Center for easy access. The AO’s professionally trained conference service managers oversee every aspect of meetings from beginning to end. In-house banquet facilities provide for a wide range of special dining options, such as catered events on one of many outdoor lawns.
Versatile and elegant newly renovated function space.
Planning an exceptional meeting takes experience, imagination and organization. Over the years, the AO has successfully hosted strategic planning sessions, annual association meetings, training seminars, board retreats and incentive programs. We are an ideal site for a small gathering of ten, or a conference of 350 attendees.
The AO has 11,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space in rooms of various sizes. Our professional Conference Services Managers and support staff are on-site to assist with your meeting needs as they arise.
Everyone remembers their meetings at the AO for the excellent service and the beautiful oceanfront setting. It is no wonder that we welcome back familiar faces year after year.
The Event Center
The Atlantic Oceanside Event Center includes 11,000 square feet of function space. The centerpiece is our Ballroom that can be reconfigured for large meetings. Facilities also include breakout meeting rooms, separate banquet kitchen and private outdoor terrace and lawn.
Historic Willows Bed & Breakfast
The AO’s impressive Willows Mansion houses 13 elegant rooms and suites, including two sitting rooms, with a separate hospitality room and patio.
Bistro on Eden
Bistro on Eden offers additional space with patio seating and ocean view deck seating. This is the perfect setting for a casual barbeque or lobster bake dinner.
Group TravelGroups Capacity: 350
Groups Guestrooms: 153
Groups Space Sq. Ft.: 11,000
Atlantic Oceanside Hotel welcomes motor coach tour groups. We offer competitively priced group rates on oceanview accommodations. Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center is located on 12 pristine acres of oceanfront property, overlooking Frenchman Bay. Historic downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park are just one mile from the hotel. All accommodations at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel feature ocean views and a balcony. Atlantic Oceanside is a resort hotel with banquet facilities, catering, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, free wireless Internet access (lobby), full hot/cold buffet breakfast, nature boat cruises, and much more.
WeddingsWeddings Capacity: 350
Weddings Guestrooms: 153
Celebrations and Weddings ~ the most dramatic oceanfront destination in Bar Harbor, Maine
Planning that special dream wedding at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center can be easy and stress free, with onsite wedding specialists to create custom menus, an unforgettable ceremony and exquisite reception. Whether your wedding is intimate or grand, your special day at the AO will be one you’ll remember forever.
The Picture Perfect Bar Harbor Wedding
Your Bar Harbor wedding at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center will be surrounded by the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. With the extraordinary guest accommodations and legendary hospitality, the AO is the perfect destination for your wedding. Guests can enjoy dining and all the amenities they want without ever leaving our property.
Once again an exclusive private 12 acre oceanfront resort setting, the AO is available to all as one of New England’s finest wedding locations. The AO Event Center features a newly renovated ballroom, exquisite cuisine, and superior service.
At our location you can say your vows overlooking Frenchman Bay as boats sail by. You may choose to host your cocktail reception in our spectacular Willows B & B and then continue your celebration at the AO Event Center to dance the night away.
Beautiful Backdrops for your Bar Harbor Dream Wedding
Your Mansion, Your Day! The beautiful gardens, which surround the Willows B & B, burst with vibrant color. Impress your guests with an ocean view cocktail reception on the outside patio.
The AO Event Center, located steps from the ocean’s edge, is newly renovated and offers you the most spectacular ocean view and casual elegance.
The summer retreat for thousands of visitors over the years, the AO ocean view lawns is always an option for your dream day.
A Dream Honeymoon on the Atlantic Ocean.
Located on the ocean’s edge, the AO is one of the most beautiful honeymoon spots on Maine’s coast. Just a few minutes from spectacular Acadia National Park, the AO offers exquisite accommodations and spectacular rooms in our Willows B & B for your honeymoon. Sip a cocktail in the Oceanaire Lobby Bar before you enjoy a fantastic dinner at the Bistro on Eden. Watch the array of boats sail by on Frenchman Bay, explore the seaside village of Bar Harbor, or experience the adventure of a nature cruise excursion. It’s the most dramatic oceanfront destination for a “Down East” honeymoon.
RoomsNumber of Rooms: 153
Relax in comfort when you vacation at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel in scenic Bar Harbor. Our accommodations are equipped with modern amenities and many extras you’d expect from a fine hotel. Guestrooms at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel feature ocean views and a patio or balcony. The Atlantic Oceanside Hotel is a nonsmoking hotel. Children age 10 or younger stay free in their parents’ room (limit 2 children per room). Our 153 deluxe ocean front guest rooms are spread out thru 4 buildings offering something for everyone. Pet friendly rooms available.