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Windward Cottages

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Amherst, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great vacation! Close to park. Cottage was clean and perfect for all our needs, very peaceful. This was our first to Maine and we had a wonderful time. We will definitely be back to visit the park and will stay at Windward cottages again!!!

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Bar Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Acadia, Bar Harbor, L.L.Bean, Beautiful sights, place has all equipment needed to take care of yourself in kitchen, Chairs to relax and enjoy what heaven is like. There are different boats for paddling around and a lot of DVD's for rainy days. Rest is great here with restaurants near by if you feel like being waited on.

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Albany, New York
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Windward Cottages is definitely a place that I would not only recommend, but that I would go back to stay at again for sure. The cottage was extremely clean and was fully supplied with any essentials needed to cook in if you’d like, including a lobster pot (definitely essential, as the cottages are located near some incredible lobster pounds and...

1Thank naturegals
Somerset, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is one of the most spectacular locations for beauty and serenity. The location is perfect for those who want to be on the quiet side.Ollie is fantastic; willing to help with what you need, yet leave you to yourself unless needed.He saved me when my car could not start. We found it easy to get around and go hiking...

1Thank Elena L
canterbury nh
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Cabins are my choice for lodging..and this one is the best I've ever been to. Located on the quieter (western) side of the island, the cabin was on the water, immaculately clean. Spotless interior with new appliances. A view of western bay out of the picture window facing west made for wonderful sunsets. Hop into your kayak/canoe and paddle for...

1Thank jim v
Middletown, Ohio
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This place is exactly as described and pictured on their website. Cottage is cozy, but enough space to relax inside or out. Close to the water with kayaks and canoes available to use at no additional charge. Very relaxed atmosphere and quiet. Close to downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia, but also close enough to the quiet side of the island....

1Thank abrit2n
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We traveled as two couples and found these cabins to be perfect. Construction and furnishings were simple and just right. Wifi and cable TV were provided. The kitchen was fully furnished. The beds were very comfortable and the views - wow! It is located in a protected cove. Kayaks and canoes are available for use. Ollie is very accommodating to...

1Thank Mei Mei B
West Virginia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was our second stay at Windward Cottages. The cottages are roomy enough for four people and allow you to do your own housekeeping and cooking while on vacation. Linens, cooking utensils, and a grill are all furnished. Canoes and kayaks are provided if you would like to take a paddle around the bay. Because it is on the western...

1Thank wirttravelers
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We felt like we were all alone along the waterfront. Gorgeous views from the window. A bit chilly to sit out , but would be great on a warmer day. Clean and efficient. Conveniently located. Well equipped.

1Thank travelhoundMaryland
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Stayed here in October, 2015, in cottage number 1. My daughter and I just loved it! Very clean, in the woods, right on the ocean. Super quite, comfortable beds, all kitchen utensils, even a lobster pot to cook your lobster in and a small portable electric fan. Free DVD's and hiking literature. Also kayaks for free use and free wifi....

1Thank kwjkwj

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Additional Information about Windward Cottages

Address: 28 Western Bay Rd, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7104
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Windward Cottages Bar Harbor, Maine
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“All the cabins have a similar floor plan. Cabin #5 is the most private. Bring your own pillows.”
jimv474, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the cottages have a waterfront view.”
abrit2n, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“These are cottages. All 5 cottages have great view of the ocean.”
meimeib2016, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the cottages have a great view, even the one on the far side of the road.”
wirttravelers, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“cabin 1 has best view”
travelhoundMaryland, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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