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28 Western Bay Way, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Garnerville, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved it hear and would go back again in a second! The Owner can always be found for questions. The cottages are exceptionally clean and no cleaning cover up smell. They are in a wooded area away from the highway noise nestled in among the trees and looking out on the bay. Canoes and Kyacks are there for your... More

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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed at Windward Cottages after an recommendation by a friend. We had cottage #2. It had a great view, right on the water. It was nice, clean, and peaceful. My 5 yr old loved exploring the shore at low-tide. It is located close to Bar Harbor, but on the other side of the island away from the hustle and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Winward has approx 5 cottages on a cove a short drive from Bar Harbor/Acadia national park. We were visiting to go to Acadia and the location was great. When we pulled in we were surprised how close we were to the water. The kids were excited, especially when they saw the kayaks and canoes. The owner greeted us and couldn't... More

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Dundee, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

In late May 2014 my family and I decided to head to Maine to experience Acadia National Park. In order to get a true flavor for some peace and quiet I decided to rent a cottage on the water. I found Windward Cottages after searching the web and it turned out to be a true gem. The owners Ollie and... More

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Gainesville, FL
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I have never stayed at a cottage before, but I'm glad I tried this place. It was awesome. This isn't in the middle of town, but it is only 15 minutes away. The kitchen was stocked with everything you needed to cook. Everything was clean, no funky smells. We only stayed a couple of nights, but I wish we could... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I searched online and found this rental after much deliberation. It was totally perfect for our family of 4. We had a king bed and our boys had their own twins in our 2 bedroom cottage. It was immaculately clean and spacious with everything we needed, other than the little mosquitoes that were everywhere in Maine. Canoeing in the mornings... More

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Stafford, Virginia
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We spent a week at the windward cottages, while visiting Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, and loved this little gem. The cottage had everything we could need, was located on a beautiful bay (where we went clamming and searching for mussels at low tide and ventured into the bay on the complimentary kayaks during high tide), and was just... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We have been to "Windward " times since the 1970's . I's the only place we will stay. The owners are wonderful , the cottages are comfortable, very clean , beautiful views, quiet , there is nothing bad to say about "Windward" . Now live in Colorado , not as easy to go since moving from Maryland BUT we will... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Stayed here in October, while visiting Acadia for 1 week. First thing is first the owners are great easy going and extremely helpful and nice. The cottages, are clean, simple comfortable and have all the amenities you could need. The location is close to Acadia and Bar Harbor, and its quiet. Personally I wanted to camp out, but the wife... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

My family (2 parents, 3 boys under 10) spent a week here in June 2012 and couldn't have been happier. What you'll find at Windward Cottages: clean, simple cabins with gorgeous views of the salt marshes, fireflies, stars, a waiting canoe, peace and quiet and enough money left in your pocket to afford to eat all that lobster. What you... More

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Address: 28 Western Bay Way, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Also Known As:
Windward Cottages Bar Harbor, Maine

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