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The Birches Bed and Breakfast

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46 Fernald Point Road, PO Box 178, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This is our go-to place on MDI - amazing view, great breakfast, clean quiet rooms and bathrooms, and it's in the middle of the best part of the island - the quiet side. Walk to Flying Mountain, or walk across the dam to Southwest Harbor, or bike or drive. It's full of repeat visitors and to me, that says it... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Great place, relaxing and peaceful!!! The view is awesome and breakfast was amazing. Susi was great to talk to too and we really got to see the whole island based off her advice. We also loved we were on the quiet side of the island and there was great hikes not very far away. Like I said, I was ready... More 

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Essen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We heard from our kids about a wonderfull place in Maine and we found a paradis. 5 acres directly at the waterfront, a superb location. The rooms perfect equipt. Suzi is a wonderfull host with best Informations about Acadia, hopefull all the time. Our best B&B our years

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Manlius, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

It was our favorite bed and breakfast! The location is ideal for hiking and seeing Acadia National Park. Susie is a fabulous attentive hostess who reviews local maps and familiarizes you with what other activities you can enjoy while there. Great place to stay. I highly recommend staying there. Breakfasts are delicious!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We engoied five grate nights in the Birches b & b. The room was very spacy very kleen and cozy. It was tide up wvery day. The hospitality of Suzy was above our expectation. Grate tips and delicios brakfast. Look for the room with the ocion view

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Our first trip to maine was wonderful. the birches b&b is a perfect gem with a great location. Suzi is so knowledgeable of the area. We are all missing the great breakfasts , blueberry pancakes, lobster omelets. She even got up early and had coffee ready for our predawn hike to see the sunrise. We felt like locals staying with... More 

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Allen Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

My husband and I opted to stay at the Birches rather than the circus they call Bar Harbor. We were delighted with the 100 yr. old Maine summer home and its surroundings. Although it seems out in the woods, you are a 5 minute drive from restaurants and stores. Suzy is the consummate host, spending a lot of time pointing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Our host, Suzy Homer, who was a boat captain for many years, put her anchor down here many years ago here at her family homestead turned b&b. Her passion for this property shows in every way from the beautiful rooms, the grounds, the delicious breakfasts and her interest in making sure our daily itinerary included activities that she knew were... More 

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Camden, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

My wife and I spent this past weekend (Labor Day) at the Birches Bed and Breakfast. Susi was charming and welcomed us with open arms. She was very helpful and knowledgeable about the Mount Desert Island area. The rooms were nicely furnished and immaculately clean. The property was picturesque and perfectly located. We highly recommend this B&B and plan to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at the Birches Acadian B&B and we will definitely come back soon. We came with a baby and a dog and thanks to the outstanding hospitality of the owners Susi and Mike, who truly care about their guests and made sure we are having the best vacation ever by doing everything they can for us, way... More 

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