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The Moorings Inn Waterfront

Traveler (100)
Room & Suite (37)
Pool & Beach (5)


#8 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Mount Desert Island
Historic waterfront inn located at the base of Somes Sound , the only natural fjord on the east coast. Relax and try to hear the "somes sound" as you unwind and breathe in the salt air. Cottages, suites, and rooms await you. Boating facilites on site with captains eagerly awaiting to transport you to one of the outter islands to explore or to simply admire the scenery from a boat of your choosing-sail or motor. Cottages have wood burning fireplaces and whirlpool tubs with ocean side porches. We inn vite you to drop your anchor here!
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Harbor View
48Room tips
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We just got back home from a three night stay at The Moorings Inn. We stayed in the Pilot House with our dog and were pleasantly surprised by the size, cleanliness and decor of the cottage. It was pretty perfect. A full kitchen with everything that you could possibly need.
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I've tried multiple times to make a reservation for one of the cottages through a travel website that I use often. Both times I've made a reservation (which is non-refundable), the hotel calls or sends a note back saying that the cottage is no longer available. Then they offer a
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The Inn is situated in the harbor offering wonderful views. The staff was friendly and helpful. Room was comfortable. I found it to be quite quiet. The bed was comfortable and I slept soundly. Breakfast was adequate - I did not leave hungry. It's a farmhouse converted into an
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First off I want to call out the bad reviews. I hope others will look past them, like we did. If you’re looking for luxury resort accommodations, obviously an antique inn isn’t for you. Rate this place for the three star class they are in. Now onto why I’m rating 5 stars. -
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Funny to read the varying reviews. It's almost like we are reviewing different places. I am by no means an antique lover, still love this place for the following. amazing views in interesting area; super friendly helpful staff; interesting guests (people seem to interact more
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$130 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the moorings inn waterfront hotel manset
United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineMount Desert IslandSouthwest Harbor
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