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Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

I agree with previous reviewers' comments totally. We stayed at Founder's Cottage which is the original home of Ollie and Kelli. It is rather plain on the outside but so beautiful and comfy inside, especially the 2 cushy leather rocker recliners. They swivel so we got great views of the cove. Ollie and Kelli are so terrific. ..they allowed us...

1Thank Bearnbeau
Belgrade, Maine
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Absolutely loved it hear and would go back again in a second! The Owner can always be found for questions. The cottages are exceptionally clean and no cleaning cover up smell. They are in a wooded area away from the highway noise nestled in among the trees and looking out on the bay. Canoes and Kyacks are there for your...

4Thank MajorJoy
Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We stayed at Windward Cottages after an recommendation by a friend. We had cottage #2. It had a great view, right on the water. It was nice, clean, and peaceful. My 5 yr old loved exploring the shore at low-tide. It is located close to Bar Harbor, but on the other side of the island away from the hustle and...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Winward has approx 5 cottages on a cove a short drive from Bar Harbor/Acadia national park. We were visiting to go to Acadia and the location was great. When we pulled in we were surprised how close we were to the water. The kids were excited, especially when they saw the kayaks and canoes. The owner greeted us and couldn't...

3Thank WMartin852
Dundee, Illinois
Reviewed 19 June 2014

In late May 2014 my family and I decided to head to Maine to experience Acadia National Park. In order to get a true flavor for some peace and quiet I decided to rent a cottage on the water. I found Windward Cottages after searching the web and it turned out to be a true gem. The owners Ollie and...

4Thank groundsleepers
Gainesville, FL
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I have never stayed at a cottage before, but I'm glad I tried this place. It was awesome. This isn't in the middle of town, but it is only 15 minutes away. The kitchen was stocked with everything you needed to cook. Everything was clean, no funky smells. We only stayed a couple of nights, but I wish we could...

2Thank Mike D
Lynchburg, Virginia
Reviewed 31 August 2013

I searched online and found this rental after much deliberation. It was totally perfect for our family of 4. We had a king bed and our boys had their own twins in our 2 bedroom cottage. It was immaculately clean and spacious with everything we needed, other than the little mosquitoes that were everywhere in Maine. Canoeing in the mornings...

Thank buster434
Stafford, Virginia
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We spent a week at the windward cottages, while visiting Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, and loved this little gem. The cottage had everything we could need, was located on a beautiful bay (where we went clamming and searching for mussels at low tide and ventured into the bay on the complimentary kayaks during high tide), and was just...

2Thank Joelle N
Reviewed 2 May 2013

We have been to "Windward " times since the 1970's . I's the only place we will stay. The owners are wonderful , the cottages are comfortable, very clean , beautiful views, quiet , there is nothing bad to say about "Windward" . Now live in Colorado , not as easy to go since moving from Maryland BUT we will...

4Thank crobColorado
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Stayed here in October, while visiting Acadia for 1 week. First thing is first the owners are great easy going and extremely helpful and nice. The cottages, are clean, simple comfortable and have all the amenities you could need. The location is close to Acadia and Bar Harbor, and its quiet. Personally I wanted to camp out, but the wife...

3Thank travelphotoNY

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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.”
 of 5 bubbles jimv474, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the cottages have a waterfront view.”
 of 5 bubbles abrit2n, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“These are cottages. All 5 cottages have great view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles meimeib2016, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the cottages have a great view, even the one on the far side of the road.”
 of 5 bubbles wirttravelers, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“cabin 1 has best view”
 of 5 bubbles travelhoundMaryland, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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