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Bass Harbor Cottages and Country Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

What a great place to stay away from the summer crowds at Bar Harbor but only a short ride to Acadia and all it has to offer. The Pine Cottage was roomy enough for 3 adults and had everything we needed including kitchen supplies, WiFi, great scenery overlooking the water, a place to launch our canoe and comfy beds after... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a more modest priced place on Mount Desert Island and provide basic room, with a comfortable bed and functional bathroom. Some updating and renewing may be due, but will change the pricing point. Clean and functional enough to return, but not a easy place to recommend to the less adventurous.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I was a bit concerned because the lady on the phone pointed out that she, the owner, was living in the main house with us. We did have our own entrance and balcony. The room was very nice and roomy. We had our privacy and enjoyed our quiet. Bass Harbor is a relaxing village with several excellent restaurants within a... More 

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Belmont, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We took a 10 day tour of various locales in Maine, from Portland to Lubec, and our 3 nights in the rustic and comfortable Pine Cottage were our favorite. Connie graciously welcomed us and provided all we needed to get oriented to the cottage and to the quiet side of Acadia. There is a very nice screened in porch with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Room 1 of the carriage house which was cozy, quaint, and comfortable. Sitting on the porch offered a lovely view. Bass Harbor is off the beaten track & much quieter than Bar Harbor, which is what we were looking for. Although we didn't stay in a cottage, they are quite large, with a kitchenette and several bedrooms.... More 

1 Thank KN-NJ
Colchester, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Where can I start with the Bass Harbor Cottages. The most positive thing I can say is the location is beautiful. We love Bass Harbor. We don't love the Bass Harbor Cottages. I booked a room 3 months in advance with my credit card. I hadn't heard back on email so I called about 4 weeks before the trip. They... More 

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bassharborcottages, Owner at Bass Harbor Cottages and Country Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry that these guests did not enjoy their stay with us. We apologize for any miscommunication regarding our policies and we appreciate this opportunity to address their concerns. Safety first. I am always grateful when guests let us know about their late arrival. We are well-prepared and we always mention that we live here on-site so we can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We recently stayed in the Pines cottage...2 Bedroom (2 twins in one, 1 double in the other) and it was perfect for our family of 4. Layout of cottage: The cottage was represented accurately on their website. It was clean (we didn't see any critters or bugs) and comfortable. Coming from a large home with multiple baths, modern appliances, we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a two bedroom unit. it had a kitchen and two bathrooms. Free wifi. Beautiful view from the porch. I was concerned at first because of the lack of air conditioning, but in the end was fine as the nights got quite cool. there were 2 fans, so i was fine. as a matter of fact my wife and... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I stayed here for six nights with my family on a first time trip to Mount Desert Island. This is a great location with fine views from the 2bed/2 bath Boathouse cottage we rented. Easy to find and adequate parking. There is nothing much within walking distance but plenty of shops, restaurants and bars within a very short drive. Free... More 

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Bolivar, Missouri
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

The two bedroom two bath cottage in the Boathouse overlooking the water was very comfortable and cozy. Connie was exceptionally friendly and helpful. This will be my first choice for my frequent business trips to Mt Desert Island. Just another thing to love about this beautiful part of New England.

Thank Kathy G
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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking Bass Harbor and Blue Hill Bay, our waterfront cottages offer a perfect setting for vacation or retreat. Watch the tide change from your deck or launch your kayak with the tide from our private rocky beach. Stay in one of our quaint queen rooms at the Country Inn and stroll down to the shore to watch the lobster boats and sailing ships. We are minutes from Acadia's Bass Harbor Head Light and twenty minutes from Bar Harbor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bass Harbor Cottages and Country Inn

Address: 95 Harbor Dr, Bass Harbor, Tremont, Mount Desert Island, ME 04653-3403
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Tremont > Bass Harbor
Price Range: $75 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Country Inn Bass Harbor
Bass Harbor Country Inn
Bass Harbor Cottages And Country Inn Maine
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