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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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Columbus, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first campground on our trip to Acadia and Mount Desert Island. We booked late and this was one of the only campground left, so we weren't expecting much. There were downfalls to the campground, but there were also some really great aspects. Our first impression of the campground was that, if you can pick your site, it... More

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Chester, New Hampshire
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second time at SSVC. We went with 2 other families both times and have had a wonderful experience both times. We love that you can walk down to the Sound and sit at the dock and/or swim off the dock, the kids love the pool and we love that it's so close to Acadia NP. We'll return... More

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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the first time in this area and luckily we booked this camping. We stayed at the "walk in" spot and it was huge. All camping sites were quite spacious, very well maintained and most of them have a nice view. The showers are 1 dollar (a token), but are clean and gives you 5 mins shower time. The... More

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Portland, Maine, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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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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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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