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West Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This was our second stay at Windward Cottages. The cottages are roomy enough for four people and allow you to do your own housekeeping and cooking while on vacation. Linens, cooking utensils, and a grill are all furnished. Canoes and kayaks are provided if you would like to take a paddle around the bay. Because it is on the western... More 

Thank wirttravelers
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We felt like we were all alone along the waterfront. Gorgeous views from the window. A bit chilly to sit out , but would be great on a warmer day. Clean and efficient. Conveniently located. Well equipped.

Thank travelhoundMaryland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Stayed here in October, 2015, in cottage number 1. My daughter and I just loved it! Very clean, in the woods, right on the ocean. Super quite, comfortable beds, all kitchen utensils, even a lobster pot to cook your lobster in and a small portable electric fan. Free DVD's and hiking literature. Also kayaks for free use and free wifi.... More 

1 Thank kwjkwj
Oakdale, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The manger Ollie and his wife are wonderful people and do an excellent job of maintaining the cottages. The cottage was extremely clean and the location was not to far from Bar Harbor or Acadia Park. It was very relaxing here and will definitely like to come back again.

Thank Gibson6
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I agree with previous reviewers' comments totally. We stayed at Founder's Cottage which is the original home of Ollie and Kelli. It is rather plain on the outside but so beautiful and comfy inside, especially the 2 cushy leather rocker recliners. They swivel so we got great views of the cove. Ollie and Kelli are so terrific. ..they allowed us... More 

1 Thank Bearnbeau
Belgrade, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Absolutely loved it hear and would go back again in a second! The Owner can always be found for questions. The cottages are exceptionally clean and no cleaning cover up smell. They are in a wooded area away from the highway noise nestled in among the trees and looking out on the bay. Canoes and Kyacks are there for your... More 

4 Thank MajorJoy
Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed at Windward Cottages after an recommendation by a friend. We had cottage #2. It had a great view, right on the water. It was nice, clean, and peaceful. My 5 yr old loved exploring the shore at low-tide. It is located close to Bar Harbor, but on the other side of the island away from the hustle and... More 

4 Thank RXCHIK
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Winward has approx 5 cottages on a cove a short drive from Bar Harbor/Acadia national park. We were visiting to go to Acadia and the location was great. When we pulled in we were surprised how close we were to the water. The kids were excited, especially when they saw the kayaks and canoes. The owner greeted us and couldn't... More 

3 Thank WMartin852
Dundee, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

In late May 2014 my family and I decided to head to Maine to experience Acadia National Park. In order to get a true flavor for some peace and quiet I decided to rent a cottage on the water. I found Windward Cottages after searching the web and it turned out to be a true gem. The owners Ollie and... More 

4 Thank groundsleepers
Gainesville, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I have never stayed at a cottage before, but I'm glad I tried this place. It was awesome. This isn't in the middle of town, but it is only 15 minutes away. The kitchen was stocked with everything you needed to cook. Everything was clean, no funky smells. We only stayed a couple of nights, but I wish we could... More 

2 Thank Mike D
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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Windward Cottages

Address: 28 Western Bay Rd, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7104
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Windward Cottages Bar Harbor, Maine
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