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The Claremont Hotel

PO Box 137, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
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The Claremont Hotel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been visiting Mount Desert Island for more than 15 years and visiting the Claremont is always a highlight. We've never spent the night, but enjoy a fine meal every year in the dining room, lectures and many games of croquet with our children and friends. But the highlight are our visits to the Boathouse for a drink and snacks.... More

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New York City
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is an ancient masterpiece. A trip back in time. But the accommodations are up to date. Beautiful rooms, clean bathrooms, elevator, strong WiFi. The setting is great. Right by a quiet bay. And the included breakfast, though not luxurious is still very good. A buffet as well as a free, fresh dish to order.

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mymainewoman
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Claremont is a gorgeous historic hotel, spectacularly sited at the mouth of Somes Sound and boasting an inviting wrap around porch, lush grounds and pretty rooms filled with antiques. The hotel has a library, games and world class croquet courts available to guests. It is a treasure, and my husband and I enjoyed a wonderful stay over July 4th... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful hotel is located in Southwest Harbor. It sits on an imposing location overlooking the harbor. The pubic rooms are delightful warm and inviting. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The dining room has beautiful views overlooking the harbor.the wide porch has plenty of rocking chairs and there is a croquet court in the back lawn....two tennis courts... More

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El Paso, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful, old lodge. Great views off the porch or our room windows of the harbor. Restuarant was excellent. Perfect place to unwind, enjoy the view and visit Acadia National Park. Or drive for a day in Bar a Harbor. Also popular to ocean kayak.

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Huizhou, China
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am back in China now.I have been to Claremont Hotel for two times for working as housekeeping. I miss everything over there.and everyone I am familiar with I don`t know what else to say ,I just miss there. How I wish I could go back hanging around one day.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This charming historic hotel overlooking the ocean is one of our favorites when visiting Maine. The staff is friendly and helpful. Their breakfast and dinners are delicious in an elegant setting. The croquet field in the front and the turn of the century architecture makes you feel you are in an James-Ivory movie. Rooms are tastefully furnished and absence of... More

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Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stayed for six nights in a cottage (known as W2). The purpose of our trip was to hike in Acadia National Park. The cottage has an excellent view of Somes Sound from the interior and from the deck. We only prepared breakfast in the cottage, preferring to dine in nearby restaurants. (Our favourite is Red Sky, a pleasant 15... More

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Clayton, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This hotel makes me feel like I am part of history. The grounds are beautiful, the sitting areas are amazing. Sitting by a fire on a brisk October night is a truly memorable experience at this wonderful inn. I can not wait to go back. Do not expect modern amenities such as TV, and I am thankful for that. Xanthu's... More

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Ann Arbor, MI
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Although I'm a midwesterner, the Claremont would be my idea of the quintessential New England Inn--peaceful, picturesque, quaint and somewhat humble. My wife and I stayed here two nights recently. We've been to Mt. Desert Island in the past and I've found Bar Harbor to be way too busy and touristy for my liking. So I was intrigued by the... More

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Address: PO Box 137, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
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Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Southwest Harbor
Also Known As:
Claremont Hotel Southwest Harbor
The Claremont Hotel Maine/Southwest Harbor

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