The Reading Room

Our History, Your Future

The newly renovated Reading Room is the perfect oceanfront choice for larger wedding receptions in Bar Harbor, accommodating up to 125 guests.

Located in the historic Main Inn building, the Reading Rooms elegant charm includes a beautiful crystal chandelier that graces the dance floor and exquisite panoramic views of Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands.

Your day starts with hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails from the warm cherry wood bar of the Oasis Lounge. The celebration continues in the unique curved Reading Room with dinner and dancing. Your guests will experience the allure of historic Bar Harbor where the Vanderbilt’s, Pulitzers and Morgan’s once hosted their social events.

Diagram of the Bar Harbor Inn Reading Room Floor plan

Bar Harbor's Beloved Shore Path

Due to major winter storms significantly damaging the Shore Path, there is ongoing construction along the waterfront.