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Driftwood Inn and Cottages

, Bailey Island, ME 04003
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wallkill
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129 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were fortunate to have a cabin but there are rooms available in the main buildings. The rooms are for sleeping only but there is ample public sitting area as to make it comfortable. The cabins vary in size but have all you will need ton stay a week or longer. I believe that it is the only place of... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting Bailey Island for many years and decided to try a different inn this year. Driftwood Inn is located near the end of the island in a beautiful rocky cove. The inn itself was built in 1905 so we expected it to be rustic, but it could definitely use some updates. The rooms are very small and... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are rustic, and the focus is on the ocean views. We enjoyed the breakfasts served oceanside, reasonably priced, and just right to get you in the Maine mood. Be sure to visit the Giant's Staircase just down the road.

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Brunswick, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few girlfriends and I chose the Driftwood Inn this year for our annual girl-cation. The room was very clean and comfortable for an overnight get-away and the views of the ocean are gorgeous; however, the staff at check in lacked personality and the "salt water pool" is rather a rectangular basin of stagnant, algae filled ocean water. I expected... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Attended a great wedding at the Driftwood Inn. Its great because the owners are flexible and there is accomodation for guests so you don't have to drive anywhere after the party. It is situated smack bang on the water with picturesque Maine coastline all around you. Note this is a rustic inn and not a hotel, so know what to... More 

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Hilton, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Thid is a delightful quirky place caught in a time warp. It has been manages and in the hands of the same people since about 1905. Abundant atmosphere and a place where story characters would be found. Decorations are early 1900's Swimming is available as a matter of the whole ocean is available. The dininf room is fine and they... More 

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Jay, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I love to sit by the ocean and this little cabin was just what the Dr ordered. The cabin was really close to the water and it was very private. The cabin was perfectly equipped for what we needed...nothing fancy but clean and cozy and by the water. We were a short walk from a path that... More 

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Talkeetna, Alaska
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

As so many others have said, this is the real Maine. Not fancy, no wi fi (except in restaurant) and poor cell reception but what a great reason to just sit back, play some cards, enjoy a drink on your front porch while you watch the ocean. It is mesmerizing, relaxing, and the best way to enjoy the coast of... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stumbled upon this Inn 14 years ago and always wanted to return. It was as quaint and charming as we remembered. We once again chose to stay in a shared building. A wee bit cool at the beginning of fall; they were very accommodating and allowed us to switch to a room upstairs that was warmer. Our rooms had... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had our mini-honeymoon here, returning after a wonderful stay last year. Rocky shore and evergreen rugged sea views, very tasty breakfast - lobster quiche, waffles, the works. Enjoyed the older rustic cabin to the shiny, new shared-baths house, but both had their charm! Would definitely stay again and grateful to the friends who showed me their little secret!

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