This luxury resort on Maine's largest island costs up to $2,000 per night and is a gateway to one of the country's most stunning national parks

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luxury hotel maineCourtesy of West Street HotelThis upscale resort in Maine offers the quintessential New England experience.

  • A waterfront luxury hotel in Maine almost looks like it belongs on a Caribbean island, but it offers a quintessential New England experience.
  • At the West Street Hotel in Bar Harbor, guests can eat authentic Maine dishes such as lobster and clam chowder and take in panoramic views of the harbor from the adults-only rooftop pool.
  • The hotel serves as a base from which to explore nearby Acadia National Park.
  • It will cost you between $249 and $2,000 per night to stay at the resort.

The West Street Hotel, which sits on Maine's largest island and has stunning views of the harbor, offers a distinctly New England experience.

The rooms are decorated in a charmingly nautical style and the restaurant serves Maine lobster, seafood chowder, mussels, and fish and chips.

The upscale resort, which can cost up to $2,000 per night, is also an ideal base from which to explore Acadia National Park.

Here's a look at the hotel and the variety of activities guests can enjoy while staying there.

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The resort is in Bar Harbor on the coast of Maine, a little over 100 miles from Canada.

The resort is in Bar Harbor on the coast of Maine, a little over 100 miles from Canada.

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It's in the town of Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island and serves as "a gateway to Acadia National Park."

It's in the town of Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island and serves as "a gateway to Acadia National Park."

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The island, which is the largest off the coast of Maine, is a popular summer vacation destination.

The island, which is the largest off the coast of Maine, is a popular summer vacation destination.

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The multicolored West Street Hotel sits along Bar Harbor's downtown waterfront.

The multicolored West Street Hotel sits along Bar Harbor's downtown waterfront.

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Guests are greeted with a cozy fireplace in the lobby.

Guests are greeted with a cozy fireplace in the lobby.

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The rooms, which are decorated in a nautical style, start at $249 a night in the off-season and can cost up to $2,000 a night for a suite in the peak season, a representative for the hotel told Business Insider.

The rooms, which are decorated in a nautical style, start at $249 a night in the off-season and can cost up to $2,000 a night for a suite in the peak season, a representative for the hotel told Business Insider.

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The bathrooms are decorated in a modern, minimal style...

The bathrooms are decorated in a modern, minimal style...

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...and come with deep soaking tubs.

...and come with deep soaking tubs.

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Each room comes with a private balcony, and some rooms offer panoramic views of the harbor.

Each room comes with a private balcony, and some rooms offer panoramic views of the harbor.

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The suites have comfortably decorated living areas.

The suites have comfortably decorated living areas.

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Guests can also choose to book two connecting rooms, one with two queen-sized beds and the other with a king-sized bed plus sleeper sofa.

Guests can also choose to book two connecting rooms, one with two queen-sized beds and the other with a king-sized bed plus sleeper sofa.

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On each floor is a complimentary coffee bar stocked with cookies, fresh fruit, ice, and cold bottled water.

On each floor is a complimentary coffee bar stocked with cookies, fresh fruit, ice, and cold bottled water.

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The hotel restaurant, Paddy's Irish Pub & Restaurant, serves Irish-American cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The hotel restaurant, Paddy's Irish Pub & Restaurant, serves Irish-American cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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It serves an array of dishes including seafood chowder, Irish stew, whiskey- and maple-glazed Scottish salmon.

It serves an array of dishes including seafood chowder, Irish stew, whiskey- and maple-glazed Scottish salmon.

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The restaurant opens up to a view of the harbor.

The restaurant opens up to a view of the harbor.

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It also has a full bar.

It also has a full bar.

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Directly in front of the hotel, Stewman's Lobster Pound serves lobster, steamers, mussels, clam chowder, corn on the cob, and fresh blueberry pie in a relaxed atmosphere.

Directly in front of the hotel, Stewman's Lobster Pound serves lobster, steamers, mussels, clam chowder, corn on the cob, and fresh blueberry pie in a relaxed atmosphere.

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The best views from the hotel, however, can be seen from its rooftop pool.

The best views from the hotel, however, can be seen from its rooftop pool.

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It offers a spectacular viewpoint of the boat-filled harbor.

It offers a spectacular viewpoint of the boat-filled harbor.

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According to the hotel, it's Maine's only rooftop pool, an "adults-only oasis with panoramic views of Frenchman's Bay."

According to the hotel, it's Maine's only rooftop pool, an "adults-only oasis with panoramic views of Frenchman's Bay."

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Near the hotel, guests can board boats that will take them out for whale-watching, lobster fishing, and romantic sunset cruises.

Near the hotel, guests can board boats that will take them out for whale-watching, lobster fishing, and romantic sunset cruises.

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The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle that takes guests into nearby Acadia National Park.

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle that takes guests into nearby Acadia National Park.

Source: West Street Hotel, National Park Service

Acadia is known for its picturesque hiking and biking trails, not to mention outdoor activities including bird watching, horseback riding, fishing and boating.

Acadia is known for its picturesque hiking and biking trails, not to mention outdoor activities including bird watching, horseback riding, fishing and boating.

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