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RochesterMN
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The caretakers, Dan & Dora, were so personable. The inn is lovely. We had the blue bay room on the third floor. Breakfast was fantastic. A spiced baked pear followed by gingerbread pancakes. Gave us dinner and sunset recommendations.

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Thank you for your wonderful comments about your stay. We strive to make our inn as welcoming and comfortable as possible and we very much appreciate hearing that we are doing just that. We thoroughly enjoyed having you stay with us and are hopeful that we will see you again, sooner rather than later.

Reviewed 12 October 2016

Between Daniel assisting from the first call I made in booking the room until the morning we checked out and McKensie was there assist, we had a wonderful stay at the Inn at Southwest. Daniel's breakfast is like no other breakfast you will have and he was helpful in assisting on some trails around the "quiet side of the island."...

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Thank you for your wonderful comments about your stay. We strive to make our inn as welcoming and comfortable as possible and we very much appreciate hearing that we are doing just that. We thoroughly enjoyed having you stay with us and are hopeful that we will see you again, sooner rather than later.

Reno, NV
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Dora and Daniel are lovely as hostess and host of this Inn. The room was beautiful, comfortable and clean. The breakfasts are to LIVE for and will keep you going all day long. This was our first ever B & B and we were delighted with our stay. The town was delightful, the bus service great, the shops and restaurants...

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Thank you for your wonderful comments about your stay. We strive to make our inn as welcoming and comfortable as possible and we very much appreciate hearing that we are doing just that. We thoroughly enjoyed having you stay with us and are hopeful that we will see you again, sooner rather than later.

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Dora and Daniel create a warm and welcoming lodging reminiscent of the serious attention to generous hospitality we each might associate with a favored inn or hotel. Our room was just that - roomy - with lots of places for luggage and a generous closet, lighting, bedding, plush towels and bathroom amenities all suggest that we are cared for. Daniel...

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Thank you for your wonderful comments about your stay. We strive to make our inn as welcoming and comfortable as possible and we very much appreciate hearing that we are doing just that. We thoroughly enjoyed having you stay with us and are hopeful that we will see you again, sooner rather than later.

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here in September 2016 and were warmly greeted by both Dan and Dora who run the place. The location is excellent - on the "quiet side" of the Island in South West Harbor with the Inn within a short walking distance of a number of restaurants. The room was excellent, clean and the whole inn was nicely furnished....

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Thank you for your wonderful comments about your stay. We strive to make our inn as welcoming and comfortable as possible and we very much appreciate hearing that we are doing just that. We thoroughly enjoyed having you stay with us and are hopeful that we will see you again, sooner rather than later.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed seven days at the Inn at Southwest Harbor, and we enjoyed our stay from beginning to end. Each day, Daniel created a different delicious breakfast, and, I suspect that he could have continued his virtuoso performance for many more days. In addition to serving these outstanding meals, Dora was the chief communicator and manager of the operation. Each...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Inn is an amazing house, full of original features and decorated with comfortable furniture in the communal areas and lots of fascinating period theatre and musical posters. Lots of books (old and new) and all the information you could need to enjoy this great little town and the Acadia National Park. When you step inside you enter an earlier...

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Thank you for your wonderful comments about your stay. We strive to make our inn as welcoming and comfortable as possible and we very much appreciate hearing that we are doing just that. We thoroughly enjoyed having you stay with us and are hopeful that we will see you again, sooner rather than later.

Billerica, MA
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was our fourth stay at the Inn at Southwest. Daniel and Dora welcomed us back with open arms. The breakfast creations of Daniel are always amazing. Dora is a wonderful hostess ensuring that all our needs are met. We will continue to come back to one of the very best places to stay anywhere. Beds are very comfortable and...

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our stay at The Inn at Southwest far exceeded my expectations. Dora was the perfect hostess/Inn keeper. She provided some great local recommendations and tips about hikes. Daniel's cooking was always something to look forward to in the morning. The common living spaces (living room with fire place, wrap around porch, and outdoor fire pit) were great for relaxing and...

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited the Inn at Southwest on a friend's recommendation. We were very pleased and all was beyond expectation. The breakfast is fabulous and the hospitality of the inn with all the amenities are superior. Our only regret is we couldn't stay there for our entire visit due to availability! Thank you Dora and Daniel!

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the most photographed properties on Mt Desert Island and overlooking beautiful Southwest Harbor, the Inn at Southwest combines elegant Victorian charm and gracious hospitality. The inn is within walking distance of restaurants, shopping, the marina, and lobster wharves. The inn is located only 5 minutes from Acadia National Park and 20 minutes from Bar Harbor. Enjoy gourmet breakfasts, afternoon tea and beautiful Acadia National Park on the quiet side of Mt. Desert Island soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Southwest

Address: 371 Main St, PO Box 593, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4404
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Southwest Harbor
Price Range: ₹ 8,387 - ₹ 13,419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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The Inn At Southwest Southwest Harbor, Maine
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