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Five Gables Inn

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107 Murray Hill Road, PO Box 335, East Boothbay, ME 04544
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend/travel companion and I found this inn to be charming and off the beaten path on a dead end road a few miles from the congested Boothbay Harbor. The innkeepers are very friendly and hardworking, and the breakfast buffet is fabulous! First floor rooms (where we stayed) were tiny, and this felt a bit limiting on a rainy day.... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time we have traveled to Maine and we stayed at the Five Gables Inn. When people asked us how our trip was, we said "PERFECT!" This B & B is everything I pictured it would be and more because of the welcoming, hospitable hosts and owners Steve and Susan! Every room is clean and comfortable and... More 

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Jaffrey, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The inn itself is a beautiful sight, sitting across from the water and the public boat pier. The inside is homey and so comfortable,painted in beautiful ocean colors. The afternoon tea and cookies (in our case delicious macaroons!) were a sweet addition to our arrival. Steve and Bonnie are both very informative and helpful in guiding you to local restaurants... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Five Gables Inn is a lovely, unassuming coastal Inn with a beautiful view of the ocean. The rooms are comfortable and the buffet breakfast was excellent. The Innkeepers were gracious and most helpful. This Inn is located in East Boothbay and only a short drive to Boothbay Harbor.

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plumas co.
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We, too, found this inn from reviews, and were so fortunate that they had availability due to the last week of off-season. I cannot imagine a more beautiful setting and a finer b&b----all that Maine mid-coast "should" be, without all the commercialism of this decade. The Inn is minutes from the center of activities, should you choose, but stands "... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this B&B through Trip Advisor and I "ditto" all of the positive comments. Steve and Susan could not have been more welcoming. This historic 1897 property was in excellent condition with each room decorated beautify. I was allowed to peak into several unoccupied rooms. The breakfasts were served with attention to detail in preparation and presentation, as was... More 

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Park City, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My absolute favorite place between Portland and Bar Harbor. I would love to stay here for a week instead of just one night! We received a warm welcome on a rainy afternoon - afternoon tea and cookies right out of the oven! Wonderful conversation and a good book in front of the fireplace made for a very relaxing and memorable... More 

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Pell City, Alabama
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was our 4th year to visit the Five Gables Inn. I just can't imagine a vacation that doesn't include this wonderfully quaint B & B. The setting is beautiful. The inn itself is so special...and the innkeepers are wonderful. In their second year as innkeepers, Susan and Steve have continued the tradition that keeps folks returning year after year.... More 

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Germantown
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was, I believe, our 17th year at Five Gables Inn and the second under Susan and Steve's ownership. Last year, their first, they were feeling their way, especially with those of us regulars with expectations formed over years of enjoyable stays, and we were apprehensive that change wouldn't necessarily be for the better. Well this year Susan and Steve... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had room 7 on the 2nd floor at the Five Gables Inn. The lovely room had a view of the bay and a fireplace. The lovely ensuite bathroom was clean and comfortable. We enjoyed rocking on the porch in the evening and had our breakfast out there in the morning. The breakfast was delicious (especially the fritatta). The owners... More 

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