Ocean Properties opens new Bar Harbor hotel

Workmen put up siding Tuesday, March 13, 2012, on the West Street Hotel in Bar Harbor.
Bill Trotter | BDN
Workmen put up siding Tuesday, March 13, 2012, on the West Street Hotel in Bar Harbor. Buy Photo
Posted July 03, 2012, at 8:42 p.m.

BAR HARBOR, Maine — A resort lodging company has completed construction of its newest hotel and opened it for business, it indicated Tuesday in a press release.

Ocean Properties, which owns more than 100 resort properties in North America, opened the doors of the four-story, 85-room West Street Hotel on Tuesday, July 3. All room revenue from its first night of business will be donated to the Bar Harbor Food Pantry, the company indicated.

Construction of the $12 million hotel, which overlooks the local harbor, began in the fall of 2010.

The new hotel features a rooftop pool and an Irish pub and restaurant. It also provides guests with access to the nearby Bar Harbor Club.

Information about the hotel is available online at theweststreethotel.com.

Other lodging businesses in Bar Harbor owned and operated by Ocean Properties include the Harborside Hotel & Marina, the Regency Hotel, Days Inn, Ledgelawn Inn and Park Entrance Motel. The firm also owns the Samoset Resort in Rockport, The Sagamore Resort in Lake George, N.Y., and has properties in Florida, Canada, the Southwest and the Caribbean.

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