Balance Rock Inn

Balance Rock
Balance Rock Inn
One of many stunning hikes + waterfalls in Acadia
Kitchen Crew Striking a Pose
Receiving Employee of the Year at our annual Staff Appreciation Party
We work hard on our craft
Our staff takes pride in service
Balance Rock at Sunset
Lighthouse Tour by Boat

Award Winning Boutique Hotel Hiring for the 2023 Summer Season!

Acquired by the Miles family in the mid 1980s the private home, Balance Rock, was lovingly restored and suited as a luxury destination for summer visitors. Today Balance Rock Inn is a AAA Four Diamond rated boutique hotel offering travelers from all over the world a quiet luxury ocean-side retreat. Staff of Balance Rock Inn are trained for success by our team of seasoned managers.

Downtown Bar Harbor, Maine on the ocean in the heart of Acadia National Park.

About Balance Rock Inn

Rich in history and opulence...Balance Rock Inn is Bar Harbor, Maine’s premier boutique hotel. Commanding a breathtaking waterfront location this Bar Harbor Inn provides our guests with incomparable lodging and service, offering old world charm with today’s modern amenities.

This historic summer home has been lovingly restored preserving the splendor of the Gilded Age, and sits just steps away from art galleries, shopping, and culinary delights in the heart of Bar Harbor’s Village District.

The Employee Experience

The hotel and restaurant staff have always been an integral part of our operations. Guided by our team of dedicated managers many employees have continued on to become sommeliers, restaurateurs, and managers of other hotels. Balance Rock offers a unique opportunity to grow in the industry, opening a door to new opportunities.

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate is a team player and is open-minded to learning new trades of the industry. While experience is not always necessary a willingness to learn and eagerness to serve go a long way.

Our Mission…to dedicate time and focus on our craft. Honing each of our talents to give our guests an exceptional experience.

Room and Board

Housing is offered to our full-time staff. We have multiple housing locations in downtown Bar Harbor. Staff are able to walk to shops, grocery, restaurants, work, and island transportation.

Each home is unique but all offer full kitchens, laundry, common spaces, and internet. Rooms are shared and there is a weekly charge of $100.

Employee Perks

Staff of Balance Rock Inn get to enjoy discounted excursions, social events, and family promotional discounts at the Inn and restaurant. Bonus opportunities are available.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Housing is located centrally to shops, dining, grocery, excursions, work, and The Island Explorer. The Island Explorer is a free shuttle that brings you all over Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. Buses and shuttle service is also available to shops, airports, and bus stations off island.

For Fun

Better known as MDI - Mt. Desert Island is home to many little harbor towns but Bar Harbor is the placeholder as the most desirable locale to summer in Maine.

Acadia is well known for its picturesque beauty and rich history. Home to the highest point on the eastern seaboard Cadillac Mountain is a treasure. It's host to the first location to be touched by the early morning sunrise. The surrounding mountains of Jordan Pond, Eagle Lake, and Long Pond are home to over a hundred miles of biking and hiking trails. Avid climbers can enjoy the peaks of The Bee Hive, The Bubbles, or The Precipice.

How to Apply

Please use our online application to submit your ideal position and resume.

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