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“Unbelievable location and cozy home”
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Portside's private deck
Dining area and living room
View of inner harbor and Back Bay Cottage from the footbridge
Portside's private deck
Back Bay Cottage
View of Back Bay Cottage from the float
The den - second living room or third bedroom
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Boothbay Harbor, Maine

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Cindy C
New York City, New York
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“Unbelievable location and cozy home”
Reviewed May 20, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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I stayed at Back Bay Cottage in April with another friend when we were visiting Maine to get away for the weekend - and let me just say that the cottage is pitch perfect. The beds were extremely comfortable, the owner had multiple blankets and pillows on hand in the closets if we grew chilly, and plush towels and bathrobes (!) - it was like a luxury hotel experience, but in someone's home. The kitchen is fantastic with a farmhouse sink, marble countertops and every appliance known to mankind (including espresso machine!). The owner thoughtfully provided a manual of all local sights to see, suggestions for rainy days, and details to the house (EVERYONE who rents their home should do this) that explained how the TV, cable, wifi, lights, etc, all worked.

And the view! Right on the water - and it was lovely watching the dock slowly rise as the tide came in - and vice versa. Located right in the town of Boothbay Harbor, the village itself a gem, this is a fantastic place to stay and just get away from it all.

Five stars!

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Liked best: The view; the luxe accomodations
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Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed December 21, 2012 for a stay in November 2012
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Management Response
Dec 21, 2012
Jill,

I am so glad that you and your family had such a nice stay, and despite the tricky weather! Thank you so much for your kind words and I do hope you visit again soon!

Happy holidays!
Abby
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Reviewed August 11, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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Management Response
Aug 11, 2012
Janet, I'm so happy that you enjoyed your stay so much and thrilled to have you visit again next year!!
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VA
Reviewed May 2, 2012 for a stay in June 2011
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Massachusetts
Reviewed April 25, 2012 for a stay in February 2012
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