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“To qualify as 'self catering' you need more than a microwave!!”
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Tide Watch Cabins
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“To qualify as 'self catering' you need more than a microwave!!”
Reviewed July 12, 2010

Advertised as self catering. It isn't self catering at all! It's a lie. No crockery, no cutlery, no hob, no oven, no 'kitchenette' as advertised. This is a blatat infringement of advertising regulations, surely. The facilities comprised only a microwave and a shared outdoor gas barbecue and a fridge/coffee maker. We therefore massively exceeded our self catering budget because WE HAD TO EAT OUT EVERY NIGHT!!! I resented having to go into the Chart Room restaurant night after night to borrow plates, cutlery and glassware. The maids removed these things daily even though we washed them and stored them above the fridge.

Aside this, the cabin was cosy (it's very small) and we enjoyed great views of the ocean from our decking. Decent location but on a very busy road (the main road into Bar Harbor). The free islander bus stop is just across the road and the national park entrance is nearby.

Daily house keeping but not paeticulalry clean. Everything you can see is clean but under the beds and inside the drawers were filthy.

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Additional Information about Tide Watch Cabins

Property: Tide Watch Cabins
Address: 585 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7456
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
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Ranked #13 of 21 Specialty Lodging in Bar Harbor
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Tide Watch Cabins Bar Harbor, Maine

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