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Elsa's Inn On The Harbor
Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our stay at Elsa's was a highlight of our trip to the Maine coast. The house is charming, comfortable and very welcoming! Megan, the innkeeper, made an incredible breakfast of baked pears, buttermilk waffles and crisp bacon. We so enjoyed sharing stories with the other guests over breakfast, trading notes on what to see and where to go. Megan's hospitality made us feel like we had just gone home.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Elsa's should be considered by anyone that wants to stay in the area. I felt at home from the minute I got there until the time I left. This B&B won awards in the past and it was easy to see why. The staff was very warm and they were concerned with their patrons satisfaction. I only wish I could have a breakfast like that every morning. lol Great job Elsa's.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Megan is very knowledgable of the area and accomodationg. Breakfast was great and the blueberry muffins were out of this world. The rooms are cozy and comfortable. Will definetly return and highly recommend. A wonderful place to just kick back and enjoy life especially Maine.

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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

My husband & I visited Prospect Harbor, ME where we used to live & stayed at Elsa's Inn. Megan, the innkeeper was most obliging & prepared 3 different breakfast dishes to enjoy. We stayed in Dorothy's Room which is located on the porch overlooking the working harbor. It was clean and relaxing! In the morning we saw & heard the seagulls. Schoodic Peninsula, the quiet side of Acaida National Park, is a great place to visit in Downeast Maine!

Room Tip: A room overlooking the harbor is great!
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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

We had a great two night stay at Elsa's. Megan and her mom Cindy were very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. We stayed with our 10 month old son and even Megan's son got in on the hosting by playing with Maxwell and keeping him entertained. According to Megan's son, Dad is a better cook than mom. If that's true, he must be a gourmet chef as Megan's culinary abilities were very impressive. We had a delicious home cooked meal every morning. Megan gave us some great tips for sightseeing if the weather was great or had overcast. She even suggested great children's books from local authors which we ended up happily purchasing from an Ellsworth toy store.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Great place! Clean, nicely decorated, homemade soap from shop down the street, great breakfast and views! Very accommodating and courteous. I was impressed by their attention to detail. The plush monogrammed towels were fab. Spa robes. Etc. We will come back for sure.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Megan, her mom, and the rest of her family make guests feel right at home at Elsa's. It's a great location if you're planning to visit the portion of Acadia National Park located on the Schoodic Peninsula. The inn sits right across from a working harbor. The harbors at Corea and Winter Harbor are also within a few minutes drive. While in the area, try Tracey's on Rt. 1 for cheap lobster in the rough...nothing fancy...just lobster that was caught earlier in the day...$9 for a 1-1.5lb lobster with slaw. You can BYOB too. Be sure to visit the Grindstone Point area of Winter Harbor to see the fabulous summer "cottages" from an era gone by. The national park loop, 12 miles, is fabulous...lots of scenic ocean views...bring your camera. Be forwarded, the sidewalks roll up at 8:00 even in the peak summer season. We'll be back to Elsa's like so many other guests.

Room Tip: Elsa's room has a view of the harbor and a jacuzzi tub.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 179 Main St, Prospect Harbor, Gouldsboro, ME 04669-5003
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Gouldsboro > Prospect Harbor
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Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Prospect Harbor
Price Range: $137 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Elsa's Inn On The Harbor 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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