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Cafe Drydock & Inn

357 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Terre Haute
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22 reviews 22 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I stopped by for a nice fiah dinner. Horseradish crusted Haddock and Lemon baked Halibut. Both very good. Also had the smoked salmon appetizer. It was excellent once the we got some straight horesradish to go along with the salmon. My daughter had the Caesar Salad, also very good. Very nice meal.

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Islandlocal90, Owner at Cafe Drydock & Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We buy local fish when in season and other seafood items right here at the docks. There are many great products from the ocean including local oysters, mussels, and shellfish. Thanks again for visiting us and your nice review. More

Dallas, Texas
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276 reviews 276 reviews
68 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Hub and I stayed here for five nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. Such nice people own it. Kudos to the young man who helped us with our bags and kept our room clean. We stayed in room 1, which is the biggest room. It has living room, bedroom, bathroom and full kitchen. It looks out over Main Street and across... More

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Islandlocal90, Owner at Cafe Drydock & Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us. Allen is normally our chef, but in a small town you have to be flexible during our shoulder season. He does a great job of working around the inn while waiting for our restaurant to open. There are about 1700 year round residents including us. We have that small town appeal with... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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314 reviews 314 reviews
30 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I stopped into the cafe Drydock for a beer after a long day hiking in Acadia. I was planning on just having a beer and figuring out my following days activities. The waitress was super nice and recommended the mussels as well as a few other options and I decided I was in Maine, I should give them a try.... More

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New England
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stopped here for Lunch after exploring the area. The greeter was very pleasant, and so was our waitress. We had sandwiches which were well prepared and tasted great, and portion size was very satisfying. There are some interesting pictures around the restaurant in which I asked the waitress about, and both her and the greeter had some great local... More

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Maine, USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Mount Desert Island, home of Acadia National Park, is busy, busy, busy in the summer. It's no wonder! Acadia is a beautiful park and should be on everyone's bucket list. The western side of the island, however, is not nearly so overrun with tourists. Hence, its reputation as the "quiet side of the island." We recently stayed two nights in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

we stayed there for 4 nights and enjoyed it very much! we had probably had the smallest room, but ot was well-equipped. especially the microwave oven and the refridgerator werd handy and helped to keep the budget a bit lower.

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This is an amazing little jewel in Southwest Harbor. My family has been staying at the Cafe Drydock and Inn for at least a decade. The rooms are always immaculately clean and the recent renovations were very well done. The innkeepers are some of the nicest people you'll find.

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Lexington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My boyfriend and I stopped here on our way to Canada. We were a little nervous since it was so well priced and we were pleasantly surprised at how wonderful this place was. The room we had was small but wonderfully decorated and clean, the linens were lovely. The owner, Marty, was delightful and actually helped me with an anniversary... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised by the accommodations at this inn. The inn is directly over the restaurant, and located on one of the only streets in Southwest Harbor that people frequent. We liked the "homey" feel of the inn (we stayed in room 3, which is actually a small suite) and the contemporary design and furnishings. The... More

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Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I stayed here with my husband and lab mix for one night to have a night away on the "quiet side" of the island. I loved the room and casual set up of inn and cafe. Room had updated furnishings. New cellular shades didn't block the sunlight in the morning so be sure to close the drapes as well unless... More

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Address: 357 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Southwest Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Also Known As:
Cafe Drydock And Inn
Cafe Drydock Hotel Southwest Harbor
Cafe Drydock & Inn Maine/Southwest Harbor

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Come and experience the timeless charm of a coastal Maine village.  A pleasant walk brings you to the docks, boatyards, and Coast Guard Station of this working harbor. On the opposite shore lies Manset, home of the world famous Hinckley Boatyard. There are many beautiful mountain top or seaside walks on the quiet side of Acadia National Park.  Ship Harbor, Wonderland, and Beech Mountain are but a few sights to see.  Cafe Drydock and Inn is located opposite the Village Green in the center of Southwest Harbor.  You will be within a five minute drive to many activities, including sailing, canoeing, golfing, swimming and biking.  Make Cafe Drydock and Inn your comfortable accommodations while experiencing your island adventures.We have 8 rooms and are not a bed and breakfast but a small inn. ... more   less 
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