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Norfolk
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73 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in August 2015, we had a great couple of days. Hospitality was fine and breakfast enjoyable each day. Each room shares a bath, but no problem. Home was clean. Wi-Fi is free but poor connectivity.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed 3 days at this sweet, comfortable B&B. The owners of this beautiful, historical house managed to preserve the atmosphere of the past with antique furniture and original wood floors, yet modern additions improve lighting and space. The house and yard provides spectacular views and beautiful sunsets overlooking the harbor. The front yard was available for relaxing, reading and... More 

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JohnSterlingHarbor, Owner at John Sterling Harbor House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your vivid depiction of our listing. We are so happy you appreciate our attention to preserving the charm of our place without sacrificing comfort. Monhegan is such an amazing island and so many have thanked us for keeping the warm and unpretentious atmosphere alive on our little corner of the world. Our attention... More 

Portland, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I doubt there are any places to overnight on the magical Monhegan Island that are less than stellar. The John Sterling Harbor House offers charm and ease. It is the first Inn on the left as you carry your well-chosen belongings up the hill. Susan is a lovely hostess, serving up morning ambrosia and island stories that are nourishing for... More 

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Fairfield, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

It is another world. So sureen. We watched as the remodeled this building in 2003. The views are everything you could wish for. We are planning another trip. The whole island is perfect to relax, read ,paint, visit with family.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We'd been to Monhegan before (for a full week), but this trip had to be shorter. We stayed for three nights at this charming, comfortable B&B and were delighted at how warmly we were greeted by Susan, the hostess, and how welcome she made us feel. The breakfasts were delicious and quite ample. And given our limited time, it was... More 

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PA
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Monhegan is a very special place and the John Sterling Harbor House is a home that is in the true spirit of island living. it's location is near the ferry dock and allows for wonderful harbor views from its front lawn and every room. Susan is a wonderful host and provides a hearty breakfast every morning! The beds are comfortable... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2015

After only 2 nights I felt at home, relaxed & wanting to stay longer. Susan is lovely & proved to be the perfect, gracious host. She cooked delicious breakfasts, was around just enough and made myself & friends feel at ease & welcome. Our rooms & shared spaces were clean, up to date, simple & cozy. I would recommend the... More 

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Bangor, Maine
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014

While the tiny island of Monhegan is but 12 miles off the bold coast of Maine it is a majestic respite from the pace of life that runs at the speed of electrons. Step off the ferry onto the pier where peace-seekers have come for generations and feel the decompression. Stay a few days, or more, and the effect will... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

The John Sterling Harbor House was our answer to a delightful week-end stay on Monhegan Island off the Maine coast. Susan was the perfect hostess, warm and friendly. Mark, her husband, keeps the place looking sharp. She serves bountiful and delicious breakfasts. The place is decorated with good taste and has a nice rustic look. It also happens to be... More 

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We absolutely loved this place! Fantastic location, very friendly and accommodating hostess, perfect place to stay if you want the view but don't want to spent too much - ideal for young couples. We stayed there one night in late September and had an amazing time. The island of course is incredible, and staying at the John Sterling Harbor House... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The John Sterling Harbor House built in 1809 and restored in 2003 overlooks the Atlantic and Manana Island with a rare sunset view of the ocean from the eastern seaboard. Standing at the top of Wharf Hill only 200 feet from the harbor and at the center of Monhegan Island where you will be transported to a place where time stands still.Guest house apartment as well as nightly flat and room rentals are available. Bring that special someone to the most romantic isle in the east. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Sterling Harbor House

Address: 5 Wharf Hill Road, Monhegan Island, ME 04852
Region: United States > Maine > Monhegan Island
Price Range: ₹ 6,839 - ₹ 8,549 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“From the bed in the blue room you can gaze west over the water to the coast of Maine and feel your eyes set with the sun.”
 of 5 bubbles Deliberate1, 12 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The rooms on the quaint side of the house have spectacular views. The rooms on the back side of the house have a lovely deck. Either side, you can't miss!”
 of 5 bubbles ruthzachary, 12 Jun 2013 | Read review
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