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Ripples Inn at the Harbor
Ranked #5 of 8 Rockland B&B and Inns
Reviewed July 7, 2011

Everything everyone has said is absolutely TRUE. Should stay here rather than the Chamber of Commerce recommended list! Sandy is a wonderful hostess and the home is lovely! Martha Tehan, Oklahoma City

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 6, 2011

We had a wonderful time at the Ripples Inn. Can't say enough about it. Sandy is the perfect host - she is charming, friendly, helpful & informative. Her breakfasts are outstanding too! She knows when to "visit" with her guests & when to let them just enjoy the inn on their own.
Our room was spacious and beautifully decorated in a garden motive. The inn itself is warm and comfortably decorated as well - Sandy's choice of colors and furnishings are perfect for a coastal home.
The inn is perfectly located - just a short walk to town or the harbor, but away from the hustle & bustle (if there is such a thing in Rockland!)
No mention of the Ripples Inn would be complete without a shout out to Bella & Riccardo, two happy little pups that like to mingle with the guests, if the guests will indulge them.
We will definitely make a return visit next time we are in Rockland!

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 15, 2011

My husband and I stayed in the Garden Room. Charming and whimsical is the best way to describe this lovely room. Comfortable king size bed and clean private bathroom. Sandi is a very accommodating hostess. Our son who is in the Coast Guard was staying temporarily up in Rockland and she invited our son to join us for breakfast even though he was not staying at the Inn. The Inn is within walking distance to the Farnsworth Art Museum and downtown Rockland, ME. Community area with access to computer and free wi-fi for the techie addict is also available. Only caveat one tv in the community room available.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 12, 2011

Ripples Inn at ther Harbor is an absolutely charming B@B. Sandy the Inn Keeper was very hospitalble and welcoming. She made us feel right at home.
Sandy was also very helpful and knowlegeable about all there is to see and do in Rockland and the surrounding area. The Inn is conveniently located to town and the Harbor. All within walking distance. During our stay we did not want for anything.
The beds were very comfortable and breakfast was delicious. We enjoyed a lovely stay.

  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 29, 2010

Though we live a bit less than an hour away, my husband surprised me with an overnight stay at Ripples for our anniversary. He booked it sight unseen and we were pleasantly surprised by the charming atmosphere. Our hostess Sandi, was very friendly and walked a wonderful balance between accommodating our needs and affording us privacy. That evening we walked to a restaurant on the pier for dinner, then over to the Strand to see Tim Sample's show. After a very comfortable night’s sleep in the Poet’s Room, we were delighted to find ourselves being served a delicious breakfast that included lobster quiche and the company of the other guests and Sandi for breakfast, made for a great start to our day! We're fans and will definitely keep Ripples at the top of our list.

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 22, 2010

Our innkeeper, Sandy, provided us with a very comfortable place to stay in a great location. The breakfast was excellent and we enjoyed the more up to date decor than other B&B's we've seen. Sandy also had great tips for local restaurants and sights.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 10, 2010

The Ripples Inn is a beautiful house, decorated with taste and care - it has lovely character and the rooms feel light and airy. There is a TV/kitchen area upstairs for guests, which is fully stocked with tea/coffee etc, books, information and pretty much anything you might need.
If you want to explore Rockland, then you cannot find a more central location - within 2 minutes walk, you are at the shops/bars/restaurants on Main Street, and another minute up the street is the wonderful Farnsworth Museum, which has a fantastic collection of art, highlighting the Wyeth family in particular. Our host Sandi was very welcoming and knowledgable, and cooked up a very tasty breakfast in the mornings. We will most definitely return here.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Ripples Inn at the Harbor

Address: 16 Pleasant St, Rockland, ME 04841-2710
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Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Rockland
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Rockland
Price Range: $150 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sleep like a ROCK at ROCKland Maine's Ripples Inn. Feels like your home away from home... on the coast yet without the COST! Enjoy the simple pleasures of a Maine lifestyle like big yummy breakfasts and soft warm beds for those cool New England nights. Come walk the rocky coast; grab a lobster roll; find a treasured book at the coffee shop; stroll in town. Come for a craft workshop, a cooking lesson or a thrilling adventure on the water. There's so much to DO! DE-STRESS! Come for a vacation but leave with an EXPERIENCE! Wake up your inner child and dabble in your creativity. Take a risk... You could be a Poet and not know it! (or something equally great) ... more   less 
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