Witham Family Hotels Bar Harbor Quality Inn

Bar Harbor Quality Inn is a Witham Family Hotels property, a coastal New England hospitality group who independently owns and operates 17 hotel properties spanning from Boston, Massachusetts to Bar Harbor, Maine. We have been serving our guests and travelers with fine dining and accommodations for over 25 years!

We also encourage our employees to have fun, be creative and enjoy their time with us. We have been hosting J-1 Summer Work & Travel students for the last several years. We offer an opportunity for you to learn and grow both personally and professionally all while meeting amazing, diverse people and creating relationships that will last a lifetime. There is free bus transportation in Bar Harbor so it is easy to get around town on your days off to explore the Island or visit Acadia National Park!

We hope that you will consider the Acadia Inn as your host company during your 2015 Work and Travel program. We look forward to the opportunity to meet you and teach you about our culture. We look forward to welcoming you to the team soon!

Reasons to join us this summer:

·          Live and work amongst beautiful landscapes, diverse ecosystems, rich history and cultural traditions!

·          Couples and groups of friends are encouraged to apply!

·          Employer provides housing for only $100.00 per week!

·          Walk to all necessary amenities!

Housing Details:

We have 7 different employee housing locations in Bar Harbor. They range from apartments to houses. Most often you will share common areas and bathrooms with other tenants. We make every effort to supply each house with the basic furnishings. Please note, however, that there may be instances where you will need to purchase items for your room or house. We will supply you with clean linens and pillows. Friends traveling together may not be living in the same housing but we will work with you on your arrangements. Please see job profile for more details.

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Weather in Bar Harbor, Maine:

Maine experiences a humid climate, with warm (although generally not hot), humid summers. Coastal areas are moderated somewhat by the Atlantic Ocean. Daytime highs are generally in the 75–80 °F (24–27 °C) range throughout the state in July, with overnight lows in the high 50s °F (around 15 °C). May temperatures are usually very comfortable, with readings in the 50's and 60's (10°C to 15.5°C) , and occasionally in the 70's (21.1°C). Evenings are cooler, but typically still warm enough for outdoor activities. For more information about the weather, please visit: www.weather.com.


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How to Get There

Students must email their employer with their arrival plans at least 2 weeks prior to their start date. Email Brittany, Brittany@withamhotels.com. It is recommended that students fly into Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), in Boston, Massachusetts or Portland International Jetport (PWM), in Portland, Maine and then take the Concord Coach bus to Bangor, Maine. Once you arrive in Bangor, a representative from the hotel will pick you up and take you to the housing. Please contact your employer with regards to your arrival day and time in Bangor.