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Driftwood Inn and Cottages

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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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Talkeetna, Alaska
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We found The Driftwood 37 years ago & it is a "must stay" every trip to Maine. If you're looking for plush pampering, this is not for you. However, if you want peaceful, relaxing beauty, it doesn't get any better than The Driftwood. The atmosphere (to me) is quaint, rustic, "the real Maine", rooms are knotty-pine walled, clean, & cozy.... More

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Rochester NY
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133 reviews 133 reviews
59 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Driftwood Inn has the highest view per dollar of any place we have stayed in the entire world. That's all we need to say. Yes it is old, not fancy and the rooms are small. The staff is quite nice and helpful, but don't expect the Four Seasons treatment. Just go and sit on your porch and watch the... More

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Chester, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a quintessential, One-Morning-in-Maine experience on an island of fishermen and non-mega-mansion summer homes where people go to church fish dinners, dances in old halls, hike, clam and I imagine play canasta. There is little reception for your cell phone or computer; no television; no movie theaters but the inn is great and hangs over the ocean. I was... More

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Ever since discovering The Driftwood Inn, we go back every chance we get. In a word, the place is simply ‘magical’. Owned and operated by a member of the same family that built it over a century ago, The Driftwood preserves something of another time that has mostly disappeared. Sitting on top Thunder Hole where the locals come to see... More

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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Driftwood looked great online. It is a beautiful location however there needs to be more effort from staff to make this place a gem. There were no hairdryers in the shared shower bathrooms, no coffee available until the dining room opened at 8am, and the pool (while saltwater) seemed to need a pump or something to refresh the water.... More

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The rustic feel of this Inn is perfect for the spectacular location. Our room had a king sized bed with our own sink and toilet, but showers are in a shared bathroom. The views from this lodge and from walking around the 'neighborhood' are just amazing. Breakfast was great as well.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My Husband and I were invited by our friends who visit often, It was my first visit to Maine and I was very pleased with our whole trip, Our stay at these cozy little cottages was romantic, scenic, the smell of the ocean and the sound of the waves was the romantic part. The charm of the old rustic rooms... More

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Address: Bailey Island, ME 04003
Location: United States > Maine > Bailey Island
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Driftwood Inn And Cottages Hotel Bailey Island
Driftwood Inn And Cottages Bailey Island, Maine

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