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The Inn at Southwest

Certificate of Excellence
371 Main St., PO Box 593, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
The Inn at Southwest
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay at The Inn at Southwest was probably our best inn visit in years of traveling! Warm and welcoming hosts, a comfortable room with wonderful linens, excellent breakfasts and daily baked goods -- the place just has a very special vibe. The "quiet side" of the island is a restful, restorative place, and having the inn as a home... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were thrilled that we chose such a wonderful spot in Maine to spend a few nights. Dora and Daniel, the Innkeepers, couldn't have been more professional in their roles. They were a wealth of knowledge on all things local including an unexpected visit to the local doctor . Someone else wrote that this place "feels like home only better".... More 

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for two nights in July. We had two children along and stayed in the room with a queen and two twin beds in an adjoining room. The room was clean and we appreciated being able to put the kids in their own beds in their own rooms. Dora and Dan were great hosts. Dan's breakfasts were delicious and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Inn at Southwest Harbor is more than just a place to stay; it offers immaculate rooms, a warm and inviting ambience, and last but not least, the best innkeepers in all the land. Dora and Daniel are not only fabulous innkeepers, but also genuine people with great personalities. Their attention to detail is as impressive as it is comforting.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place: immaculate, beautifully decorated and very comfortable . Dora and Daniel manage the place. They are professional and pleasant. Daniel cooks: his breakfasts are imaginative, tasty and utilize local fruits. His afternoon cookies and cakes are amazing. Dora is a sweet, friendly and knowledgable lady. Their attention to detail is truly admirable. Would highly recommend!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Other innkeepers should stay here to learn from Dora and Daniel. My wife and I travel a lot and have stayed at dozens of B & Bs. The inn itself is a beautiful old home and the location in the heart of Southwest Harbor is excellent. However, what sets this B & B among the very best is the special... More 

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oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with Dora and Daniel in early June as a walk-in (we were lucky) and they couldn't have been more accommodating! We rented two rooms (the Cape Elizabeth and Pumpkin Island) as there were three of us and both rooms were beautiful, comfortable and quiet. We had everything we needed and even a few things we didn't need -... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start out with, this place was booked when we made our first night reservation. The manager here, Dora, is good friends with the lady next door at Dockside Inn and Restaurant, who made accommodations for our first night stay. The next morning we walked next door and made our stay at The Inn at Southwest. Daniel, the chef created... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located on the quiet side of the area, the Inn is exactly as advertised. but what makes it 5 stars are dora and daniel. dora is a wonderful host--lots of help when asked, but not at all interfering. daniel is a terrific chef--and together they are a great pair.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful stop on our New England vacation. Dora and Daniel were the BEST! Daniel's breakfast was scrumptious and inventive and Dora was adorable. Always making sure we had everything we needed and treated us like family! Highly recommend this relaxing B&B!

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