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Five Gables Inn

107 Murray Hill Road, PO Box 335, East Boothbay, ME 04544
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Guilford, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Five Gables Inn is a delight. This was our second stay, both for only one night. Next time we really must stay for 2 or 3 nights! We have now stayed on the first floor and the third floor. If you don't mind stairs, the third floor rooms with window seats in the gables are lovely, (as long as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed a quiet place to unwind and be near the water. This was it. Our Innkeepers Susan and Steve were courteous, helpful, friendly, engaging, knowledgeable and their cooking was outrageous. the accommodations were first class and the views overlooking the harbor were soothing and wonderful. Every day was a culinary adventure when it came to breakfast and there were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights and the inn had a full house. I was surprised at how quiet it was. We stayed in the main house in Rooms 2 & 3. We enjoyed room 2 best. It had more room and a larger bathroom. Room 3 is very cozy so if you like space maybe choose another room. The inn keepers... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place...a complete "10"! Susan and Steve are immaculate innkeepers who have thought of every detail in making the Five Gables perfect for a relaxing, restorative get-away. The inn is clean and tastefully decorated with a wide wrap around porch that invites one to sit and just enjoy the beautiful views of East Boothbay Harbor. And the... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot say enough good things about this inn. My husband and I stayed there for four nights to begin a three week trip up to Canada staying at bed and breakfasts. This one definitely topped them all. We arrived in the evening and were offered homemade chocolate covered strawberries and coffee. Every afternoon freshly baked cookies and tea were... More

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New England USA
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A relaxing place to stay with welcoming Innkeepers. We followed their suggestions on things to do and were very pleased. The breakfast - particularly the mushroom crusted quiche was delicious. Would definitely go there again

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I cannot say enough good things about this inn. My wife and I (ages 30-40) stayed there for two nights during a vacation through New England. We were greeted at the door by the family that owns and operates the inn. We were personally shown to our room. The room was clean with a beautiful view of the bay. In... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Our stay at Five Gables was one of the nicest experiences we have had at an inn. The owners Steve and Susan are wonderful. The attention to detail was something you see in many places. We arrived at four and the view overlooking the harbor was beautiful. We then walked in to the inn to be greeted warmly by the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We received a gift certificate from my family for this inn, so it wasn't something that we'd chosen for ourselves. When we first arrived, we were a little concerned that we were too far away from everything. Within fifteen minutes of sitting on the wide, comfortable front porch, listening to the birds and watching the water, we knew we were... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A wonderful stay! Everything was fantastic. Exceeded our expectations. My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon. We had researched just about every Inn along Mid-Coast Maine and settled on Five Gables Inn. We wanted something with a view of the water, rustic and cozy. It was the perfect place! A VERY EASY 5 min drive to Boothbay Harbor... More

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Address: 107 Murray Hill Road, PO Box 335, East Boothbay, ME 04544
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Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > East Boothbay
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Imagine waking with the blissful feeling that your room resembles a Maine cottage overlooking a picturesque bay. Scenic and Serene East Boothbay is a 200 year old village just 5 minutes from Boothbay Harbor, Maine, though you will feel light years away. Here we enjoy peaceful mornings on the inns porch, no traffic passing by, and a view of the lobster boats bobbing in the harbor. Yet a short five minute drive puts you in the middle of Boothbay Harbor with windjammers, trips to Monhegan Island, kayaking, hiking, whale watching, lobster eating, galleries and shopping. ... more   less 
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