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Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 10 September 2014

My husband and I reserved one of the smaller rooms as we are hikers and knew we would not be spending much time in the room. The first night we were so disappointed because the bed squeaked something awful. Every time one of us would turn over or get up to use the restroom, it would make a lot of...

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(Bed box and frame replaced and foot board removed -- no more squeaks.) Thanks to all of our guests for staying with us at Central House, and thanks to those of you who post reviews!

Cincinnati
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

As its name suggests, Central House is located very centrally to downtown. In fact, we only used our car pretty much driving in and out. Friendly staff and nice rooms that were clean and comfortable. Free parking was much appreciated. TV was a bit older, but seriously, who wants to stay in and watch TV in this beautiful town??

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South Florida, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2014

This is not a BNB. It is an old style Inn. Having said that it was a great place to stay. They offer tea and coffee and plenty of common areas in the house. The building is beautiful and old but well kept. We stayed there for several nights and were very comfortable. We were happy to seek out our...

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Baiting Hollow, New York
Reviewed 13 August 2014

This place (can't call it a BNB since they do not serve breakfast) is close enough to walk to the bars and restaurants, yet far enough away that you can get away from the bustle. We did not have a reservation, but just stopped in to see what was available. The staff was accommodating and friendly--nice since we stopped by...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 August 2014

I spent 3 nights in Bar Harbor in August 2014. I didn't have advance reservations and I didn't do on-line research. I took my chances. The first night I stayed at 2Cats in Cottage Street (I had tried Central House but they were sold out, despite the "Vacancy" sign out front). Down the street from Central House, 2Cats is charming,...

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Tennessee
Reviewed 31 July 2014

After much research on where to stay we chose the Central House for it's location and charm. It truly is in the perfect location - easy walk to everything! We stayed in room 206 and it was very comfortable. No problem with noise, etc. The front porch is a wonderful place to relax and people watch. You can't beat this...

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

We had a lovely time staying at Central House. The rate for our room was very affordable and it was very clean. It was within walking distance to shops, restaurants and the Harbor front. The Inn keeper was very friendly and got to know your names. The Inn didn't include breakfast but, offered free coffee, they had a coffee machine,...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 July 2014

This was a great place to stay in Bar Harbor. It is 2 blocks from where all the shops and restaurants are, so it's walkable but not noisy. We stayed on the 3rd floor and we didn't hear anyone else around moving. We had our own bathroom and it was huge. They didn't include breakfast, but freed us up to...

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

We stayed for 5 days on the 3rd floor and paid the cheapest price in downtown Bar Harbor. We liked that it is a walking distance to restaurants, bike rentals and shops. The inn keeper is very friendly and informative. We'll keep this in mind on our next visits.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We stayed two nights in room 204. Let me start off by saying the location is one of the best in Bar Harbor. It's right next to downtown, but not directly in the heart of everything so you avoid most of the noise. The inn itself is one of the cleanest and most welcoming accommodations I've stayed at. When we...

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“First floor if you want to avoid carrying your luggage up stairs”
135cindyt, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room in the back of the Inn. Far away from the front porch and street.”
tricia6870, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Each room has different color of the flowery wall paper :)”
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orbitka, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Room #302 if you are tall (low ceilings). If it's windy, avoid room #302 as the windows rattle considerably.”
frequent_traveler290, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“First floor if you don't want to climb steps.”
Grandmamamrr, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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