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373 Main Street, PO Box 1426, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679-1426
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Kingsleigh Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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rhode isalnd
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent three nights in the Victoria Room recently. From arrival to departure, we were treated like favorite quests. The Inn, right in the heart of town, but oh so quiet inside, is immaculate. There is plenty of room to relax, in the living room, library, family room and on the decks. Our bedroom was large and had the most comfortable... More

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Lynchburg, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent our last two nights in Maine at the Kingsleigh Inn and it was very memorable. Pamela greeted us warmly and recommended XYZ for dinner which was top-notch real Mexican food. Bryan was an amazing host as well. The food and details at this B & B were unparalleled. We've stayed at numerous places on vacations... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is our third time have a wonderful vacation on Mt. Desert Island. Our stay at Kingsleigh Inn was perfect. We love the quiet side of the island for obvious reasons and Kingsleigh Inn was located very conveniently and with a beautiful view of the Harbor to boot! Every breakfast we had was incredible and we had 5 different ones!... More

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KingsleighInn, Owner at Kingsleigh Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your guest experience at Kingsleigh Inn and your visitor experience in Southwest Harbor. We're so happy to know that your bicycling adventure on the Cranberries was memorable - we certainly enjoyed our little get-away there a few weeks ago. We would like to let future guests know that the rooms with... More

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28 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I am not a “good B&B person.” Typically I prefer the anonymity and standardization of top-end chain hotels to anything a B&B can offer. But on Mount Desert Island in Maine, there are no chain hotels. The options are B&Bs and inns or camping. Faced with this, my wife and I chose Kingsleigh Inn and we came away very impressed.... More

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Bar Harbor, Maine
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming to Mound Desert Island for the past 20+ years, each year on our wedding Anniversary. We found the Kingsleigh Inn after our reservation by a Bar Harbor bed and breakfast was canceled the week before we were supposed to leave. After 20 years of going to Bar Harbor we decided to change side... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Pamela and Bryan are wonderful hosts who know the area and make guests feel at home. Rooms are newly redone and each one has an outside porch w chairs so guests can enjoy a harbor view. Grab some wine, coffee, and spiced nuts and enjoy. Bryan creates a fresh fruit drink every morning. Have fun guessing ingredients. Location gives easy... More

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Littleton, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went back to the Kingsleigh Inn for our fourth time in August of 2013. We already have reservations for August of 2014. Pamela and Bryan are great hosts. Breakfasts are always phenomenal and I've traded recipes with Pamela over the last couple of years. There's always something to do in Southwest Harbor and they have been very helpful in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Kingsleigh Inn is absolutely adorable and definitely the place to stay on MDI if you're looking for something on the quieter side. The Inn is run by Pam and Ryan who are the nicest, most welcoming couple - they really make you feel at home! They make a three course breakfast for you every morning and the food is... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My wife and I had such a wonderful time at the Kingsleigh Inn last June that we decided to visit again. The Turret Suite welcomed us as old friends. The bed was refreshingly comfortable as we smelled the salt air from the harbor. We have stayed at many B&B's through the years, but none of them have served breakfasts that... More

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Arnold, Maryland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have had two wonderful stays at Kingsleigh. Pamela and Brian were warm and welcoming. We really enjoyed Brian's sense of humor! They were knowledgeable about area activities and their recommendations were spot on. We especially enjoyed their gourmet breakfasts. Guessing the juice of the day each morning facilitated enjoyable conversations with other guests. Every morning there were two options... More

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Address: 373 Main Street, PO Box 1426, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679-1426
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Southwest Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Kingsleigh Inn Maine/Southwest Harbor

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Kingsleigh Inn sits high on a hill, overlooking the harbor in the heart of Southwest Harbor catering to couples seeking the comfort and charm of an historic home, myriad amenities of a boutique hotel and welcoming hosts to ensure a memorable stay on Mount Desert Island. Our rates include a 3 course breakfast with choice of a different sweet or savory entree each day, in-room Port wine with homemade chocolates, afternoon cookies, early evening wine and hors d'oeuvres and all day coffee, tea and fresh ground espresso. We have private off-street parking, free WIFI, guest refrigerator with complimentary soda and bottled water, free guest phone (US and Canada), hiking sticks, books, trail guides and much more. ... more   less 
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