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Somes Sound View Campground

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5 Spinnaker Way, Mount Desert, ME 04660
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Somes Sound View Campground
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Maine, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here in the past with good results. This time however, we had an unexpected death in the family and attempted to cancel our reservations via both phone and email with unsatisfactory results. There was no response to our email. There is no flexibility in their accommodations after they have your money. With their rigid cancellation policy they... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from a camping trip to Mt Desert Island, staying 3 nights at the Somes Sound View Campground. It was a great trip! The campsite was large (we had a car and tent set up), the campground was quiet (the loudest part was the coyotes across the sound), the facilities were pleasant, and the staff was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I go camping quite often, but it's usually a last minute to do so. Upon arriving in the Acadia region (we only live about an hour away) the site that we had hoped to get had been given to someone else at a different campground. We called Somes Sound and were impressed to not only hear a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance and I usually camp about once a year for a few nights, so we aren't considered to be the most avid campers. We use tents for a few nights at a time. Anyway, we found this campsite to be very pleasant. The facilities were very clean compared to some other restrooms/showers I've used in the past at other... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Somes Sound this past week. It is right on the sound and we loved getting up and fishing everyday and my kids caught a lot of mackerel. The bathrooms were the best we have had camping and so are the showers. In the eves my girls enjoyed the heated pool, but because the air temp was unseasonably... More

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Holden, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are fairly local, but enjoy camping nearby when possible. We made our reservations last minute, and decided to try a cabin. Bare bones, but very clean and great location. Nothing over the top special, but appropriately priced .

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Halifax, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am rating this against other private campgrounds. Spent three nights at Somes Sound with my wife. We used the campsite as a base to explore the area. The campground was at Maximum capacity and I found it to be a nice experience. If you are used to camping in National or Provincial Parks the sites are def, closer together... More

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This campground was able to accommodate last minute reservations and were very helpful. The facilities are pretty average (but certainly adequate) for a campground, and we had a great time. Walking distance to hiking trails and swimming at Echo Lake, and a peaceful night sleep. I would absolutely stay here again.

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Mansfield, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at SSVC for 6 nights. For some reason, there is no one working there past 7pm. A couple of evenings while sitting outside the office to access the wifi we were constantly interrupted by people in need of assistance. We directed multiple people to nearby locations where they could purchase firewood, as the camp store locks their $5... More

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Key West, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Somes Sound once with just my gf and once with a group of friends. I am about to spend another 4 nights there this coming August. I have always had an excellent experience at this campground. The sites and facilities are very well kept and the staff/owner are extremely pleasant. I will absolutely continue to stay... More

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Address: 5 Spinnaker Way, Mount Desert, ME 04660
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Somes Sound View Campground Hotel Mount Desert

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Somes Sound View Campground is a small campground centrally located on Mount Desert Island along the rocky coast of Maine. Enjoy the peaceful setting surrounded by gorgeous woods, mountains, ocean and natural wildlife. See everything Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park have to offer, join us! ... more   less 
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