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MainStay Cottages & RV Park

66 Sargent Street, PO Box 459, Winter Harbor, ME 04693 (Formerly Main Stay Inn)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, Maine
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79 reviews 79 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights here in the Boathouse Cabin. Great place! Terrific views and very nice on-the-water accommodations. If you want or need a place to relax this could be it. The cabins are far enough apart that you really feel isolated, and they overlook a beautiful Maine cove. The shower stall is a bit small, but the water is... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The spot are close together which could be a problem except the views and area are beautiful I would recommend you try it if in the area. It is on the "Sleepy" side of Acadian National Park and only a few minutes away. It is about an hour to the main site and Bar Harbor. All hookups are new and... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in early June, and Winter Harbor was so peaceful! We stayed in the Crow's Nest and it was an amazing room above the house. It was very private with its own deck. The bathroom was tiny, but effective - hot showers always appreciated. The bed was very squishy. Also, there were coffee fixings and a mini-fridge. We would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Pearl and Roger did a wonderful job of making us comfortable, during our May 2014 stay. There were some minor glitches but they sorted the matters out, and also made up for the inconvenience. Pearl would drop in and guide us and where to drive/walk/visit. The cottage itself is lovely, with a well designed open kitchen and living room, with... More

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California City, California
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18 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The Boathouse is a secluded 1 bedroom retreat in a small neighborhood on Henry's Cove in WInter Harbor. It is away from the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor yet only a scenic hour ferry ride away You can see the ferry dock from the cottage and walk to the dock in about three minutes. Roger and Pearl were friendly... More

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Clarksville, Missouri
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We stayed here for a couple of nights during our honeymoon in October 2012, and I would most definitely stay here again. It's only a short drive from Acadia and Bar Harbor. We stayed in Ledgelawn, and we had a fabulous view off our deck, but we really wished the Boathouse was open because it's literally on the water, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed in the Boathouse which was very unique and cozy! We spent time in front of the fireplace and out on the deck over the water watching the waves and the boats. Not too far from Bar Harbor and so close to part of Acadia National Park and the beautiful Schoodic Point scenic drive. I enjoyed waking up to... More

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We stayed in "Little Cranberry" with a one year old. PERFECT! Pearl and Roger are the most friendly and fun loving hosts, they make you feel right at home. We loved waking up to water views and walking down to the beach to find treasures. Such a short drive to Acadia's Schoodic Peninsula, which was AMAZING!....and close to so many... More

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Windham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The RV park has wonderful views of Winter Harbor's bay and Cadillac Mtn. with access to a small beach for sea glass hunting and perhaps a swim. The RV park has only 10 precious sites with nearly all having complete hookups. Some may feel the sites are close together, but rarely is everyone at home at the same time. It... More

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Halifax, NS
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22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We stayed in the Crow's Nest room. First when you enter, there is a private staircase up to a private balcony and entrance to the room. The balcony, containing 2 lounge chairs, overlooks the water. The room is lovely, with hardwood floors, really comfortable seating, and windows on three sides. The small bathroom contains a sink, toilet and shower. There... More

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Address: 66 Sargent Street, PO Box 459, Winter Harbor, ME 04693 (Formerly Main Stay Inn)
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Winter Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Main Stay Hotel Winter Harbor

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Main Stay Cottages offer travelers an opportunity to enjoy modern cabins on the shore of Henry's Cove overlooking Cadillac Mountain and Acadia National Park. The 150-year-old boathouse cottage represents the passage of cultures connected to the sea and your hosts are the fifth generation to make their home on this land. Take a step back in time to enjoy the rhythm of the ocean and cool breezes that have attracted visitors for over a century. ... more   less 
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