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The Birches Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We're not regular B&B guests, so we were a little apprehensive about the overall experience going in. All that apprehension went away almost immediately upon hitting the driveway at The Birches. You don't even have to go inside to get the feeling of being at...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one night at the Birches BB on last may 2018. when I arrived at 3 PM, I have been warmly welcomed by Suzy. As my stay was short, Suzy told me what to do in the Acadia National Park and where to have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at The Birches was absolutely phenomenal! Susi and her family make you feel right at home. The food was amazing! The french toast, blueberry crisp, rubarb and strawberry dish, quiche, or if you want fruit and scramble eggs she does it all! I...More

1  Thank carriekoepke1
Response from TheBirchesBB, Owner at The Birches Bed and BreakfastResponded 4 weeks ago

Why, Carrie, you're making me blush! It was a fantastic weekend with high spirits; even with the damp weather! Intimate, loving and perfect. Rather the ideal for The Birches. I can't close without thanking you for your referral to Kara, your invaluable help with tents,...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018

Charming, lovely, and comfortable for our family of four, wonderful breakfast, and great location on the island. But the main story of out stay was Sue, our one of a kind hostess. She will rule over your stay there, and you will thank her for...More

Thank Carpatifara
Response from TheBirchesBB, Owner at The Birches Bed and BreakfastResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind thoughts. It was all my pleasure. I couldn't ask for a better review than one that includes "...unforgettable memories". I've traveled many marvelous places, but I'm blessed being here. I hope that my "ruling over your stay" was done with...More

Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We spent 4 glorious nights at The Birches. We had an Ocean View King Room. It was well appointed with a firm bed and wonderful water view. But the best part was the owner, Sue Homer. She treated each guest as if a member of...More

Thank Bob C
Response from TheBirchesBB, Owner at The Birches Bed and BreakfastResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Bob, I'm delighted that you took away a great set of impressions and memories. Having traveled many years, I was blessed by kind locals who took me by the hand. This is my way of paying their kindnesses forward. Thank you for including us....More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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$255 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$255 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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miligold1
May 30, 2016|
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Response from jyo_nyc | Reviewed this property |
I certainly wasn't disappointed! :) If you read my review, among many others, you will see that most of them are very positive. It's definitely clean and not shabby at all.
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Ginny H
June 18, 2015|
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Response from TheBirchesBB | Property representative |
Hi Ginny, Thank you for your interest in The Birches B&B in Southwest Harbor. We have two rooms with water views and the downstairs solarium overlook the water. Additionally, the croquet court, the terrace, and the lawn... More
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"We had the "turret" room, and the view of the sound from there was stunning!"
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"Library room has a great view and tons of unique old books"
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"It is ocean front but no beach. I recommend the Turret Room 1 which is ocean front!"
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"Ocean view, Tower Room and Library have the best views."
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