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The Harbour Cottage Inn

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9 Dirigo Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

the location was perfect you can walk to shops and down to Beals a great place to eat Lobster. The breakfast was amazing. The staff was nice and friendly, my only qualm was the shower did not work too well, I got hot water and everything but the pressure was Low. I was staying on top floor and it's an... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great B&B in a beautiful part of the world. Super friendly hosts. Comfortable beds. Quiet rooms. Sumptuous breakfast. Great common areas to relax and unwind. Perfect location to enjoy the island. Not to be missed!

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Line Lexington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean well appointed room. Great location for walking to restaurants Quaint delicious breakfasts Innkeeper had great advice for where to visit Great staff Loved sitting outside for breakfast and the end of day Would visit again Beautiful Thanks

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Inn is beautiful - every detail is perfect. My room was spacious and well-appointed, the common areas are beautifully furnished, the breakfasts were delicious, well-prepared and varied. But the best part was the helpful and friendly staff. When my husband decided to join me for the final couple of days, Jon moved us to a larger lodging a few... More 

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DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

It is so very nice to hear that we have exceeded your expectations as that is continually our goal. Your kind words makes this work worthwhile and we can't thank you enough. Come back soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Maine as well as our first Bed and Breakfast. We loved it all! Southwest Harbor was quiet and perfect after a day of outdoor activities, and we simply cannot say enough about the Harbour Cottage Inn! When we arrived, we were warmly welcomed by Don, and he offered excellent suggestions for hikes and restaurants... More 

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DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

What can we say other than thank you, thank you, thank you for your kind words! We really enjoyed having you stay with us. All of us here at The Harbour Cottage Inn wish you the best and look forward to your return. Don More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the Harborside Suite, which is on the third floor. It is very quiet and spacious enough for a family of four. The people who worked there (the owner Don and the staff, who are all from overseas) are friendly, welcoming, accommodating. The location is in South Harbor - so a little off the beaten path (i.e., away... More 

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DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

We so appreciate your kind words and would love to have you and your lovely family back again. This 2 bedroom unit is a favorite with families and also couples traveling together. Please come and see us again next summer! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a quiet place to relax and recharge--and found it at this beautiful B&B in Southwest Harbor. Our cottage of multi-purpose room, bedroom and bath was decorated in a warm and inviting way. And, in mid-June, we were happy to have a functioning gas fireplace in the room. Breakfast is our favorite meal and we were richly rewarded each... More 

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DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thanks a million for the kind words. We love having you with us and look forward to your speedy return! We feel like we have made new friend as well. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location: Not far from the centre of southwest Harbour, and generally very near Acadia park. Staff: Very welcoming and helpful. Value-for-money: Definitely a fair price. Room: Pretty and clean. The bathroom is a little dated, and the bed wasn't the most comfortable, but overall very good. Breakfast: It was a little mixed, we found, particularly compared to other stays we... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very relaxing 4 night stay and Don and his staff were very hospitable. The communal area was a great meeting place for the guests to chat and the room we had was beautifully decorated with a very comfortable bed. To be able to walk to the little town area was handy, and the ferry to Cranberry Islands... More 

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DonSouthwestHarbor, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much Janet for your kind words. They means a lot to us. Our staff works hard to make your experience the best that it can be. We are looking forward to having you stay with us again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

My fiancé just got back from our little getaway to the Maine Coast. The Harbour Cottage Inn was a treat! Neither of us had ever stayed in a true B&B before and after this we think we will whenever possible. It was so nice not having to worry about finding something to eat in the mornings, and encouraged us to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Harbour Cottage Inn, a premier bed and breakfast providing very private and elegant lodging in the quiet and historic village of Southwest Harbor, Maine. Our beautiful location is steps away from a picturesque working harbor, near Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, which makes many great adventures possible. The inn is furnished with museum quality art and antiques, and all of our 11 incredible guest rooms and suites offer cozy, comfortable and well-appointed spaces to relax, refresh and renew. Choose from a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom suite offering relaxing accommodations for 1 couple 2 couples or even a family of 6. Unlike most bed and breakfasts, some of these suites have private living areas, decks and kitchens. Imagine starting your day over a lovingly prepared breakfast on the porch, or in the living room by the fireplace. Explore restaurants, shopping, marinas and lobster wharves near our Mount Desert Island lodging. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harbour Cottage Inn

Address: 9 Dirigo Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Southwest Harbor
Price Range: $193 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Harbour Cottage Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Harbour Cottage Hotel Southwest Harbor
The Harbour Cottage Inn Maine/Southwest Harbor
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