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Boathouse Way Cottages

16 Mitchell Rd, PO Box 247, Bernard, ME 04612
Boathouse Way Cottages
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at the Driftwood Cottage- great space, private, comfortable bed, amazing kitchen! Eveything we needed - towels (both beach and bath!), pots and pans, a soft cooler, ice packs, coffee pot. We also had daily visits from the owners' orange cat, Oliver, which my husband especially loved :). We took advantage of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We just returned from a two week stay at Boathouse Way Cottages. We've stayed here every year for 10+ years and absolutely love it (see our previous review for details). The cottages are cozy, super clean, beautifully maintained and perfectly outfitted for our family of four. In fact, we found ourselves eating breakfast and dinner at the cottage more frequently... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Driftwood Cottage. We both loved the place and have zero complaints, but I have a potential warning... CAT ALLERGY WARNING: The owners' cats seemed to hang out outside the Driftwood Cottage (it is fairly close to the owners' house) and one cat would watch us from our front porch every day while we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

I can only repeat what the others have said. Lots of nice details in the decorating. Well-appointed. Very comfortable. Canoes and kayaks, and even a couple bikes, available for use.The pictures posted here and on the owners site are accurate. Comfort and cost were the trade off for a lack of waterview and being 30 minutes from Bar Harbor. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This was the first time my son and I stayed at Boathouse Way cottages but it certainly won't be the last! I booked Whalesback cottage only 2 days before we planned to arrive, but this was not a problem at all with the owners. The cottage was exceptionally clean & comfortable (complete with pillowtop mattresses that make it hard to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

This is our 8th season at Boathouse Way Cottages. We've stayed twice in the Homeport and all other times in the Whalesback cottage. Both are beautifully outfitted with every thing you could need - and more. Missy and Keith anticipated everything - from beach towels, to beach coolers. Spaghetti pots to Lobster pots. It's all here. It's clear the Higgins... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2008

We found Boathouse Way Cottages on-line while looking into places to stay on Mount Desert Island, Maine. The main goal was to have a nice, quiet, comfortable, clean place to come "home" to after a day of sightseeing in the “Acadia National Park”. We hit the jack pot when we decided to stay here! The cottage was wonderful with all... More 

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