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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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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Inn is in Southwest Harbor, which is a quick drive to Bar Harbor and the more tourist-centered areas, but is far enough away to be quiet and calm. The breakfast is AMAZING!!! The innkeepers accommodate food allergies and/or diets; in fact, they ask when you book the room if you need any such accommodations. The Dry Dock restaurant and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is so beautiful and unique decorations, really really clean. The innkeepers Dora and Daniel were so nice and the food was amazing!! Right in the center of town walking to everything and right on the harbor.

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Corning, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent two nights here and truly enjoyed our stay. The inn itself is very quaint; it is a beautiful old building and each room is different and full of gorgeous antiques. Our room, was clean, comfortable, and charming. The breakfasts were filling and tasty; we especially liked the breakfast the second morning--a baked spiced pear, an... More 

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Falmouth, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My partner Susan and I have stayed at many inns, including some excellent ones on Mount Desert Island, but we have never had a better overall experience than our recent stay at The Inn at Southwest. Dora and Daniel have created a warm, friendly environment with all the comforts of home with none of the stresses. Daniel's breakfasts can hardly... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dora and Daniel helped to make our stay in Southwest Harbor a wonderful few days. Daniel's breakfasts were amazing, and as usual the experience of being at the Inn was great. This is now our sixth year staying for a few days at the Inn at Southwest, and it has always been superlative. Dora and Daniel have continued the tradition... More 

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Lincolnville, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent last Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at the Inn. We were celebrating my husband's birthday and can't say enough about Dora's and Daniel's hospitality! Daniel's breakfasts were over the top and we highly recommend the Inn to anyone who wants to visit The Acadia National Park and/or just enjoy the beautiful area!

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Ithaca, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here at the very end of the season, and on our second day, someone said at breakfast that it was his birthday. I mentioned that it was also mine, and yet a third person said it was her birthday also! When we returned in the afternoon, there was a truly lovely torte for the three of us. When... More 

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innkeeper593, Manager at The Inn at Southwest, responded to this review

Karen, Thank you so much much, we enjoyed having you stay with us. Daniel has found a few different cake recipes in case we need them again this year. Hope to see you in Southwest Harbor soon. Dora More 

New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Based on other recommendations we stayed at the Inn at Southwest for several days. Our room was very comfortable and clean. But Dora and Daniel are really what made our stay, it felt like we were staying at the home of best friends. Dora and Daniel are a fabulous team. Daniel's gourmet breakfasts were great start for a long day... More 

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innkeeper593, Manager at The Inn at Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you all for sharing your wonderful stories and experiences. Enjoyed having you stay with us and look forward to seeing you again the upcoming season 2015. Dora & Daniel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We ended up at The Inn at Southwest because every other place was booked. Lucky us!!! Dora and Daniel are the best inn keepers. Friendly. Attentive to every detail. And lookout -- those gourmet breakfasts were such a treat. And the cider and baked goodies by the fireplace in the evenings were a great way to end lovely days hiking... More 

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innkeeper593, Manager at The Inn at Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you all for sharing your wonderful stories and experiences. Enjoyed having you stay with us and look forward to seeing you again the upcoming season 2015. Dora & Daniel More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The inn was beautiful and very comfortable. Dora and Daniel made us feel comfortable immediate ly. The only down side is no tv, which disappointed my husband- but he got over that quickly- eating cookies by the fireplace. Additionally, a couple great restaurants nearby, with bar areas to watch football. I am not a morning person, and slept in after... More 

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innkeeper593, Manager at The Inn at Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you all for sharing your wonderful stories and experiences. Enjoyed having you stay with us and look forward to seeing you again the upcoming season 2015. Dora & Daniel More 

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