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The Inn at Southwest

371 Main St., PO Box 593, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
The Inn at Southwest
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

What a lovely stay we had at the Inn at Southwest Harbor. Our host, Sandy, was very kind and helpful with restaurant, hiking, biking, and Acadia questions. Our room was very comfortable -- the inn was beautiful, clean, and well-cared for. Loved all the interesting things in the common rooms. It was great to have access to hot beverages 24/7.... More 

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Sodus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

The Inn at Southwest is beautiful and the innkeepers very accommodating. They took us in on a busy weekend when the original place we had booked was suddenly unavailable. Our room was comfortable, sparkling and pleasant. Breakfast was a feast for the eyes and palate, with veggies right from their kitchen garden. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely return... More 

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Would highly recommend the Inn at Southwest. We found everything 5 star. Breakfasts were excellent. Esther was very helpful in helping us fine tune our Acadia travel plans as well as our return trip home thru New Hampshire.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Jane and I chose the Inn at Southwest for our end of August visit to Akadia because we wanted to stay on the "quiet side" of the Island. We were looking for comfortable surroundings and a relaxing breakfast as a counterpoint to all the hiking and kayaking we were planning. What we found was pure delight. The warm living room... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Jim and I stayed here for 4 nights and were totally pleased with our experience. Sandy & Esther were a great team and prepared delicious breakfasts each day. It was ideal to be on the "quiet side" rather than in Bar Harbor. We totally enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend it to anyone who looks for a quiet, but... More 

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Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

We stayed two nights at this beautiful B&B. Sandy and Ester were great! The food was delicious and the atmosphere relaxing. Nice place away from the business of Bar Harbor but close enough to go for the day once or twice, like we did. Beal's is a great easy place to walk too. We would go back again! Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay. Breakfast was wonderful and different each morning, we enjoyed eating on the porch. Sandy and Esther were so helpful--they went above and beyond during our stay and made us feel at home. The room was very clean, comfortable and quiet. Fresh baked cookies in the afternoon was a plus! Overall, a great experience, would definitely... More 

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walpole
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The breakfasts were wonderful. Sandy and Ester were so nice and provided good suggestions. The additional amenities--walking sticks, wine glasses, continual coffee--were a pleasant addition. We would certainly go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

You can go anywhere or do anything once and think it is terrific, but how many times have you tried to duplicate the experience and been disappointed? You will love this Inn more each time you visit. Sandy and Esther are the heart and soul of the experience. They are the friendliest and nicest people you will ever meet. The... More 

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Hailey, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

My husband and I spent 6 nights at the Inn at Southwest in early August - we were there 3 nights for a business meeting and then stayed on for 3 nights to have fun. The Inn is lovely with a beautiful covered porch that's perfect for reading, having morning coffee, or an evening glass of wine. The breakfasts were... More 

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