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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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Rating summary
  • 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room was perfect (Blue Bay Hill), breakfast was amazing, and we love the location on the Quietside! Much more peaceful than Bar Harbor, and everything on the island was an easy drive. A few shops and restaurants were within easy walking distance of the Inn - we had a fantastic dinner our first night at a restaurant only two... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I loved our stay here. The Inn itself is very charming - it's quaint, interesting, and homey, without feeling stuffy--basically, all the nice aspects of a B&B with none of the bad. But what really made our stay so wonderful was the innkeeper, Daniel (Dora was away, so we did not get to meet her). Daniel went... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

With Maine and Acadia National Park as our most special destination that we aren't able to visit nearly as often as we would like, we have stayed at the Inn at Southwest for all four of our visits over the last 10 years. Our last two visits over the last two years introduced us to the new innkeepers Dora and... More 

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Glenelg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here just one night and I wish it had been longer. We chose Southwest Harbor as a close location for photography at the Bass Harbor lighthouse. We arrived late in the day but got a warm welcome. We had reserved the "Eggrock" room, a lovely although small room, but since it was late and two larger rooms were... More 

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Madison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking through the front doors of the "Inn at Southwest" one is taken onto a journey of the charm and elegance of yesteryear. My husband and I felt like we were in a different time where life was so wonderful and people had time to stop and smell the roses. And enough can't be said about Dora & Daniel the... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Southwest Harbor is a sleepy, picture perfect town away from the bustle of Bar Harbor, and the Inn at Southwest is a gem. The inn strikes a balance between tradition and a more contemporary atmosphere, with a mix of Asian antiques and airy, light filled rooms. Dora and Dan manage the inn perfectly, serving gourmet breakfasts and warm hospitality. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly can't say enough about this place! From the phone reservation with Daniel to the departure it was fabulous! Breakfast is off the charts delicious! The hospitality is the best! Dora and Daniel are family 💛 freshly baked afternoon goodies everyday are the best too ! Thank you Dora and Daniel!

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment of making reservations w/Dora to our farewell, this was one of the best B&B stays we've enjoyed over many years...Daniel's breakfasts were off-scale: imaginative, tasty...& almost healthy, but it was vacation, so "Splurge"! Everything made from scratch including sausage, fruit ensembles, etc. One cannot say enough about the warm & genuine hospitality; Dora was the friend you've... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best B & B we have ever stayed in. The hosts are attentive, helpful and very welcoming. The breakfasts are original, displayed beautifully, and utterly delicious. I would certainly return to this inn!

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Boothbay Harbor, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came to this inn on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island for an anniversary get away weekend. The innkeepers couldn't have been more friendly or welcoming and our room was large, sunny, and extremely comfortable. My husband and I have visited B&B's throughout New England and we both agreed that the breakfasts at the Inn... More 

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