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Atlantic Ark Inn
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

This bed and breakfast inn is fantastic. Devon is the man in charge and was absolutely fabulous. He is a great cook and made incredible breakfasts. Cookies in the afternoon, cheese before dinner. He made some wonderful recommendation and they were perfect. We stayed in the "Bliss" room and it was total indulgence. I highly recommend at least two nights in this lovely inn and wonderful Maine town.

Room Tip: Bliss is the best but they are all good.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 20, 2013

My husband and I stayed two nights at the Atlantic Ark Inn. The staff at the Inn - Donna, Derek and Michelle, made us feel so very welcome and comfortable from the moment we walked in the door. We had the opportunity to stay in a different room each night -- both of which overlooked the harbor and island out in the bay . The location of the inn is perfect. It is a very short, pleasant walk across the footbridge to downtown Boothbay Harbor to enjoy so many of the restaurants and shops. But then it is so peaceful to walk "home" again to the quiet and comfort of the Atlantic Ark Inn.
Breakfasts -- were absolutely wonderful! Frittatas -- quiches -- fresh fruits -- out of this world muffins! Staying at the Atlantic Ark made our visit to Boothbay top notch!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 17, 2013

My friend and I loved the Atlantic Ark. The rooms were very comfortable and we felt very "at home" there. The house is located right in the heart of Boothbay with a great view of the Harbor. A very short walk and you are downtown with great shops and restaurants. The rooms were very comfortable and the staff was first class! We loved Devon and Michelle...they went out of their way to accommodate us. We would definitely stay there again! Carol from Ohio

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

We stayed three nights in this lovely B & B and enjoyed it sooooo much. Michelle and Devon were dream hosts and went above and beyond to ensure we were comfortable to the point of being pampered. We chose the little cottage out back (formerly the shack for repairing lobster traps) and it's name Solitude fits...loved the little patio and all the flowers. This will be our go-to if we return to the area :)

Room Tip: Solitude has shower only so if you like a soak in a tub, a different room is suggested. I found the...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Our stay at the Atlantic Ark Inn was only one night but we would definitely go back. The view from our room (it faced the bay) was beautiful and the inn itself is just a short walk to the footbridge that takes you into the main part of town with tons of shops and restaurants. The breakfast was amazing - probably one of the best I have ever had at a B&B. It was a blueberry french toast with fresh fruit. Just awesome. I dont believe the innkeeper was there but Devon, the cook and Michelle the housekeeper were very nice and friendly. The inn has a great porch with rocking chairs and OFF STREET Parking which is a HUGE plus! Also, there was A/C. We happened to be in Maine during a very very hot and humid heatwave. Thank goodness for the A/C! We enjoyed our stay. We will be back!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

What a hidden treasure! We picked this Inn out of scant available listings too close to the season and really lucked out. It's on the eastern side of the bay, but still in walking distance of the footbridge and all downtown. Our room, named "Bliss", was on the top floor with a 2-person Jacuzzi, a private balcony and a bed-foot view of the harbor. We had a great time sharing wine on the balcony and watching the sun set over a bustling harbor. Donna, the owner, is vegetarian so convincing her Jamaican chef Devon to cook breakfast for two vegans was not difficult. He is a fabulous cook and the breakfasts were divine! Both Devon and Michelle, the housekeeper, were very friendly, and with only 6 rooms, including a set-apart cottage, we enjoyed getting to know them and the other guests. Lower rooms don't have such a nice view - you are across from some busy hotels and restaurants, so use of the AC is advisable to cut down the night noise if you turn in before 11.

Room Tip: Appointments vary a lot between rooms - check the descriptions.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

This was our first visit to Boothbay Harbor and we have just experienced the most wonderful stay at the Atlantic Ark Inn. We had a beautiful room with a small and charming terrace. And for the ladies, a hairdryer and spa soaps! Everything was perfect; the location, a delicious breakfast, late afternoon tea and a most charming and helpful staff. There were even cookies upon our return in the evening....it could not have been better.

P. & D. Charney

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 62 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2129
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Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: $163 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Atlantic Ark Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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