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The Inn at Southwest

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time stay on the "quiet side" of MDI - absolutely lovely. The Inn at Southwest is a lovely Victorian right in the center of Southwest Harbor, and is beautifully run by Daniel and Dora (and capably assisted by McKenzie!) Breakfast each morning was superb, and the afternoon cookies outstanding. We will be back!

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Inn at Southwest for 6 nights in early August. Dora and Daniel go above and beyond to make their guests happy. Daniel's multi course breakfasts, and afternoon baked goods were excellent! Dora checked every day to see if we needed suggestions for restaurants and activities, and made some fantastic suggestions for both. If not for the... More 

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Doylestown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 days at the Inn at Southwest Harbor and enjoyed everything about it. Dora is a first-class inn keeper and her husband cooked the most incredible, gourmet breakfasts. The place is beautifully decorated, rooms are extremely clean, excellent location. Every summer we rent a cottage in Acadia for a couple weeks, and this year we decided to come... More 

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Edina, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. Loved Dora and Daniel. Breakfast was homemade everything and so yummy. Dora was very accommodating. She remembers everyone's name. She also had great dinner recommendations. Thank you!

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quietside is right! After a busy day in Acadia and a quick trip to jam-packed Bar Harbor, we were happy to return to our oasis at the Inn at Southwest. Dora and Daniel are amazing, and without hesitation accommodated my daughter's unusual diet, and went out of their way to make our visit incredible! They are so lovely, the Inn... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While traveling through Quebec and New England we made a weekend stop on the quiet side of MDI in order to hike in Acadia. Our choice of The Inn at Southwest was perfect for our family of three. Dora is vivacious and charming, our room was quite clean and comfortable, and Daniel's breakfasts were a delicious treat that provided plenty... More 

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Apex, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked an Airbnb we were unhappy with. Daniel felt our pain and booked us a different room each of our 2 night stay to just to accommodate us. Daniel and Dora took care of us. They cared about us. This great house on the quiet side of Acadia park is just perfect. Daniel goes all out creating a wonderful... More 

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Muenster, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in the Pemaquid Point Suite. The suite is perfect for a family - very nice and comfy beds for 4 persons! The design and decoration of the room - as well as of the rest of the hotel - is just great. We enjoyed the perfect home made breakfast every morning. All in all... More 

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Nashville tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you were to look up bed and breakfast in the dictionary, I am sure a picture of this inn would appear. It was beautiful, relaxing and, in peak season, it was so peaceful. Daniel did an amazing job with breakfast and Dora made us feel like we were old friends.

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Clinton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This was our first visit to Acadia! We booked our room not knowing it was on the quiet side of Mt Desert Island. We lucked out! The inn is welcoming, comfortable and charming. Dora and Danielle are great hosts. We felt right at home the minute we met them. The breakfasts are absolutely delicious and we were eager to see... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the most photographed properties on Mt Desert Island and overlooking beautiful Southwest Harbor, the Inn at Southwest combines elegant Victorian charm and gracious hospitality. The inn is within walking distance of restaurants, shopping, the marina, and lobster wharves. The inn is located only 5 minutes from Acadia National Park and 20 minutes from Bar Harbor. Enjoy gourmet breakfasts, afternoon tea and beautiful Acadia National Park on the quiet side of Mt. Desert Island soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Southwest

Address: 371 Main St, PO Box 593, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4404
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Southwest Harbor
Price Range: $125 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Inn At Southwest Maine/Southwest Harbor
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