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The Harbour Cottage Inn

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26/05/2017 27/05/2017
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Charlottesville, VA, United States
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We started staying here over 30 years ago, under 3 different owners, and it keeps getting better. Our last 4 stays have been under the current owners, who have done an outstanding job all around. The rooms and common areas are great, and breakfast is absolutely outstanding!!! This is our favorite lodging in all of Maine. Eastern european students do...

Thank Dennis H
Brunswick, Maine
Reviewed 24 November 2016

September visit to Acadia. The Inn is a great jumping off spot. The hosts and all the help were gracious and extremely helpful in guiding us to things to do and places to eat. The room was bright and comfortable. The breakfasts delicious. We will return.

Thank jon l
DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

It was great having you with us. Thanks so much for your kind words.

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was the perfect place for us to stay for a weeklong visit to Acadia N.P. The innkeepers and their staff were friendly, the breakfasts were delicious and our suite (the Sou'wester) fit our needs very well. Southwest Harbor is a cozy, non-glitzy community. After spending time in Bar Harbor, we were so glad our lodging was in Southwest. There...

Thank hmcgregor63
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Hard to know having never been to Acadia where to stay, but it turned out that all of our decisions turned out to be right on. Southwest Harbor, the quiet side, was just fine. Close to the park but not too close. But the Harbour Cottage Inn (we stayed in the Carriage House) was our home away from home. Comfortable,...

Thank joseph g
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great Inn, great location, refreshing alternative to the touristy Bar Harbour we stayed in before coming to Harbour Cottage. We stayed in the Dory, beautiful room with the biggest most comfortable bed I have ever stayed in. Breakfast was fresh, organic and presented with love and provenance for amazing Maine products. Don and his staff were attentive and great hosts,...

Thank Vinnyp68
Prairie Village, Kansas
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This was our 3rd stay at this lovely Victorian Inn. Gourmet breakfasts, helpful Inn keepers and top notch accommodations make this a perfect spot on the quiet side of Acadia. Southwest Harbor is much quieter than Bar Harbor, yet still has some nice shops and spots to eat.

Thank Kent W
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A beautiful Inn in a beautiful location. Though it is a little bit of a drive from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, it is worth it. The common areas are so peaceful after a day of shopping and sightseeing in and around busy Bar Harbor. It is also a nice place to relax with a cup of something warm...

Thank MLane3
Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My son and I recently spent a couple days here and really enjoyed it! The Inn is spacious and cozy, and our room was perfect. Don, our host, was great and he and his staff were very gracious. Our breakfast's were delicious- pancakes with wild Maine blueberries one day, crepes and eggs the next! Will definitely be back!

Thank Lawrence T
DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Wow! It feels so nice to know that we really hit the mark. We try our best and thanks so much for taking the time to let us know. Thanks a million!

Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I were extremely happy with our accommodations and the service provided by Don and his staff, Diana and her husband. Don is a wonderfully gracious host and very helpful with area recommendations. Diana and her husband who assist in many efforts are an absolute delight. We stayed in the Captain's Nook the first night which was very...

Thank Erica M
DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

It was indeed a pleasure having you with us and we always appreciate when guests recognize the efforts of our staff. We are so proud of them. Do come back and see us again! Thanks a million!

Pleasantville, New York
Reviewed 3 October 2016

What a great choice we made picking Harbour Cottage Inn. It is a beautiful , well run Inn. Don and his staff make you feel welcome and comfortable. We had the 3 bedroom cottage and found it charming and suited our needs well. The Southwest harbor area is so quaint and relaxing. The local restaurants are great and the convenience...

Thank suececc28
DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

We do have an excellent staff and their dedication and attention to great customer service really shows. Thanks for taking the time to recognize this. It was a pleasure having you with us. Thanks a million!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Harbour Cottage Inn, a premier bed and breakfast providing very private and elegant lodging in the quiet and historic village of Southwest Harbor, Maine. Our beautiful location is steps away from a picturesque working harbor, near Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, which makes many great adventures possible. The inn is furnished with museum quality art and antiques, and all of our 11 incredible guest rooms and suites offer cozy, comfortable and well-appointed spaces to relax, refresh and renew. Choose from a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom suite offering relaxing accommodations for 1 couple 2 couples or even a family of 6. Unlike most bed and breakfasts, some of these suites have private living areas, decks and kitchens. Imagine starting your day over a lovingly prepared breakfast on the porch, or in the living room by the fireplace. Explore restaurants, shopping, marinas and lobster wharves near our Mount Desert Island lodging. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harbour Cottage Inn

Address: 9 Dirigo Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4454
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Southwest Harbor
Price Range: ₹ 10,145 - ₹ 18,107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Harbour Cottage Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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The Harbour Cottage Inn Southwest Harbor, Maine
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“The Sou'wester suite has a full kitchen, livingroom and dining area, plus three bedrooms, on two floors.”
hmcgregor63, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Carriage House for privacy; Captain's Nook for a small family”
ericamK5729MC, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a three bedroom cottage which was charming and private with our own porch and entrance.”
suececc28, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First floor stay if you have another of suit cases 😊”
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