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The Harbour Cottage Inn

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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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Golf course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Harbor View
Residential Neighborhood
Full view
38Car recommended
Grade: 38 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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This lovely heritage B&B is located in scenic Southeast Harbor, at the end of a calm, leafy neighbourhood. It has been impeccably and colourfully decorated throughout, with a large, pretty lounge giving onto a covered veranda hung with ferns, overlooking the sweeping lawn with
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We spent a relaxing time for our anniversary at this extraordinary Inn tucked just far enough off the heavy traffic zones to be quaint and relaxing, but close enough for anything you might want to do. Charmingly decorated in a gentle engaging way, you were gathered in and
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Response from Djoel, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn
Responded Oct 12, 2018
Wow! What else can I say but thank you for such a stellar review. We work hard to create the atmosphere where guests feel comfortable and relaxed. How nice it is to see our effort paying off. Please come back and see us again. We thoroughly enjoyed having you with us!
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We stayed at the Schooner room: clean, elegant, perhaps one of the sofas may be taken out in favor of a small desk. Complete breakfast with fresh fruit (berries) salad and the plate of the day main course
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Response from Djoel, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn
Responded Oct 4, 2018
Thanks so much for your kind words. The desk is a great idea! Come back soon!
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My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful inn. It is immaculate, inviting and the staff professional, and personal. We were welcomed first by Arlo who was extremely warm and accommodating. We were originally scheduled to stay only one night, but when another
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Response from Djoel, Owner at The Harbour Cottage Inn
Responded Oct 4, 2018
We were the lucky ones to have you find us. It was indeed a pleasure having you stay and we certainly enjoyed meeting you and chatting at breakfast. Please com again!
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My friend and I spent four nights in the Southwester suite at Harbour Cottage Inn earlier this month, and we had a wonderful time! Don is very pleasant and helpful – I can’t imagine a better innkeeper – and the Southwest Harbor location is just what we were looking for. Although
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Clipper Room
A sliver of sea
Carriage House exterior adjacent to Main House on very quiet road
Carriage House kitchen dining area
The Captain's Nook is on the second floor, and I believe the Dory is likewise. There are a few first floor rooms or suites. As others have said, contact the owner - Don is consistently gracious and accommodating.
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"I assume other rooms are bigger than the Schooner"
"For a family, the harbour view is perfect, two rooms and spacious bathroom under the roof top. But there is no room you could not recommend."
"Try for corner rooms with views in 2 directions."
"We stayed in the Dory. It was on a corner and had windows on both sides. Third floor rooms would likely give you more view of the harbor."
"The top floor is spacious and comfortable."
$217 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
harbour cottage hotel southwest harbor
United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineMount Desert IslandSouthwest Harbor
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