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Massachusetts
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99 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

>>>Highlights>>> Highlight #1: We appreciated the owners Roger and Pearl. They have kind smiles, and they made themselves available to answer questions. Cooking our own lobster was a wonderful experience, in part because Pearl gave us some tips about where to buy fresh lobster and gathering seawater for the lobster pot. Highlight #2: I was impressed by the cleanliness and... More 

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Buderim, Australia
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108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that, travelling 5 months of the year, I reserve the fifth star for the very few best in the world. So I have no criticism of Mainstay Cottages. Indeed, I am kicking myself that I inly booked for 2 nights and then moved to Bar Harbor. Winter Harbor is much nicer, not crowded and cheaper.... More 

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brooklyn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MainStay features clean, well-equipped cottages, all situated so as to have their own lovely views of Henry Cove; you can see the other cottages nearby but they don't obstruct and you aren't peering into someone else's kitchen window. We stayed in Little Cranberry and it was comfortable, roomy, and had everything we needed to cook and relax when we weren't... More 

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MainStayCottages-RV, Owner at MainStay Cottages & RV Park, responded to this review

It's always nice to hear good things about our business, but much more gratifying to know that we've earned your trust and met your expectations. Safe travels and hope to see you again... soon. More 

Neptune, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow, we are just back from a five night stay. My family had such a wonderful time. My kids enjoyed climbing on the rocks and searching for sea glass at low tide. My husband and I enjoyed the small feel (ten RV spots) and waterfront views. The location was perfect for us. Even with a 7 year old, we were... More 

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MainStayCottages-RV, Owner at MainStay Cottages & RV Park, responded to this review

So glad you were able to pack so much into your short stay with us. You have a beautiful young family and we hope to see you all again, soon. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

My wife and I have vactioned at " MainStay Cottages" for 12 years and the stay gradually increased to a one month stay. Pearl and Roger Barto, our hosts are knowledgeable of the area and Pearl is extremely helpful to offer dinning and attraction information. Bar Harbor Ferry is a few steps away from our cottage.

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Gardiner, Maine
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My husband and I recently spent three restful nights at Maine Stay Cottages. Our cottage was named Little Cranberry. It was super cute and super neat. It was basically one room but was perfect for the two of us. It had a well appointed kitchen area, two comfy reclining chairs that faced a big picture window with a view of... More 

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MainStayCottages-RV, Owner at MainStay Cottages & RV Park, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. Hope to see you again, soon. More 

Augusta, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stayed in the Crow's Nest toward the end of June for 3 days. This is a second story room over the main house with a small balcony. We enjoyed the view of Henry Cove and especially listening to the tide come in. we could see Mark Island Lighthouse in the distance. The other three cottages were below us going... More 

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MainStayCottages-RV, Owner at MainStay Cottages & RV Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review. Hope we can entice you back for another visit. More 

Sturbridge, Ma
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Boathouse was recommended by our son and it did not disappoint us. The uniqueness of the cottage is what attracted us once we saw some photos. The Boathouse is small but adequate for the two of us...AND it is over the water...awesome. Our only regret is that we could not stay longer and enjoy the deck in the warmer... More 

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MainStayCottages-RV, Owner at MainStay Cottages & RV Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Hope you get your wish and return to Winter Harbor again, soon! More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a MUST GO place when seeking an authentic taste of coastal Maine! We traveled in a motorcoach. Pulled into a very level site, with electricity, water and sewer. Each site (I believe there are 10 sites, total) has a front row seat looking at the bay. The sunsets were WONDERFUL! Amazingly beautiful! Exceptionally kind hosts! When we clearly... More 

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Whitehouse, Ohio
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed in the Ledgelawn Cottage, which looked to be the biggest. Very spacious with sofa, lazy boy, kitchen table/chairs, comfortable bed, dishwasher and washer/dryer. There was a nice size deck that overlooked the harbor with comfortable deck chairs. Quiet location, not far from downtown Winter Harbor, restaurants and grocery store. Pearl and Roger, the owners, were helpful with local... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Main Stay Cottages offer travelers an opportunity to enjoy modern cabins on the shore of Henry's Cove overlooking Cadillac Mountain and Acadia National Park. The 150-year-old boathouse cottage represents the passage of cultures connected to the sea and your hosts are the fifth generation to make their home on this land. Take a step back in time to enjoy the rhythm of the ocean and cool breezes that have attracted visitors for over a century. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MainStay Cottages & RV Park

Address: 66 Sargent St, PO Box 459, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3434 (Formerly Main Stay Inn)
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Winter Harbor
Price Range: $85 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Main Stay Hotel Winter Harbor
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