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“Simply wonderful”
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Atlantic Ark Inn
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Reviewed October 11, 2009

Donna and her staff made us feel just as being at home.
She's already very friendly on the phone. We had
an amazing room (no 1) with a wonderful view from the bed on the
harbor. Breakfast was delicious - homemade!
A great thank you from "the Swiss".

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 18, 2009

We loved our stay at the Atlantic Ark Inn! The Innkeeper, Donna, is wonderful. She made us feel welcomed the minute we stepped into her elegant, restful Inn. The setting was gorgeous. Our room at the top of the house was fabulous with views of Boothbay Harbor. The decor was simple, elegant, and peaceful, a perfect setting for an anniversary get-away. Breakfasts were delicious and Donna's hospitality warm and generous. There was always tea and iced coffee available, with cheese and crackers in the afternoon. The location is great with an easy walk into town across the bay's foot bridge. We enjoyed hanging out on the porch of the inn, esp after a day of kayaking in the bay and around the islands. The price for this wonderful Inn is extremely reasonable and definitely worth it. This Inn is a must for those exploring Booth Bay area.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 14, 2009

Although we visit this website frequently, this is our first time to write a review. We are so excited to share our Atlantic Arc Inn experience with you.

It all began as we arrived early for check-in. Donna (the owner) and her staff were friendly and welcoming from the second we stepped thru the door. We were led up to our quaint room in what used to be the attic but is now a beautiful, serene space with a private outdoor entrance named “Lightness.” Donna had outfitted the room with the freshest linens and the softest 800 thread count sheets we'd ever experienced!

The inn is on the east side of the harbor and only a short picturesque walk to the action of the main harbor. Donna was always around and more than happy to assist us in site-seeing or restaurant suggestions.

As for the inn, at 9am all 12 of the guests are welcome to a sit-down breakfast that put any breakfast/brunch we went to on our trip to shame!
At about 4, Donna puts out cheese, crackers, and fruit for anyone who is around.
And, at 8 she leaves some type of dessert for everyone.
Throughout the day, you are welcome to help yourself to any coffee or tea that Donna had prepared!

As for the all-around experience, we would give Donna and her inn the highest of ratings. As a couple in our late 20s, we were used to staying in plain hotel rooms with few amenities. At the Atlantic Arc Inn, not only was the price comparable to a regular hotel room, our experience was one that we will never forget!

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank stonej05
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Reviewed September 13, 2009

* The host was very attentive. The service was very friendly.
* The room, the stand alone cottage, is an absolute treasure.
* Perfect location to take full advantage of all activities.
* A perfect hideaway, with all the charm you would expect from Boothbay Harbor

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank connery_9
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Reviewed September 7, 2009

We had a great stay w/ Donna at Atlantic Ark. She is a terrific hostess, the rooms are very nice, and so clean that everything seemed new. Well located, and we could walk to several restaurants around the harbor.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank jackbike
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Reviewed August 28, 2009

This place is a real gem, Donna makes you feel most welcome from the second you arrive until the moment you leave. Tasteful and stylish thoughout, fantastic breakfasts, really nice bed and soooo comfortable best nights sleep for 3 weeks! Quality is the word to describe this place.
We were initially a little disapointed about the views since you only see a very small bit of the harbour throught the buildings opposite but dont let this put you off, the rest of the package more than makes up for this!

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 19, 2009

We recently spent 4 nights at the Atlantic Ark Inn and thoroughly enjoyed it. Donna the innkeeper, was warm and inviting and her staff, Michelle and Devon made us comfortable and welcome. Each mornings breakfast was lovingly prepared and a feast for the eyes and taste buds!

We recommend splurging a little and booking "Bliss". You won't be disappointed.

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank yankeegirlart
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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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