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A Room with a View of the Harbor and Acadia National Park.

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Hinkley yachts dot the harbor.

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We offer our guests a spacious rooms with en-suite accommodations including tub and shower. All rooms accommodate 2 people per night with the exception of a room with 2 double beds where additional fees applied for those over 13. All rooms have Sat TV, micro, coffee maker, reefer, hair dryer, free wi-fi, and as a option a small kitchenette for an additional fee only in the double room.

This listing represents one of the four King rooms accommodating 2 guests available at the Inn. If this room does not meet your needs, please contact us for the availability of the room with 2 double beds if available. Each separate and private entry room has a view of the harbor with many working boats and yachts in the nearby marina or on mooring balls. Across the harbor is Acadia National Park with mountain rising out of the forest. We want to provide our guests with privacy and a serene setting to enjoy our little slice of Maine. You will also find a full and complete restaurant, with a full service bar below your room serving a seafood focused cuisine with both indoor and outdoor seating (weather permitting).

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Hotel
  • Hotel

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    If smoking takes place in a room the renter will be billed for smoke remediation....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Room 1: 1 king

    micro, reefer, coffee maker, cable TV & wifi, kitchenette...moreless

  • Inclusive of combo tub & shower and exceptional views of the harbor and Acadia national park. If available other similar private entrance accommodations may be available for larger parties....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This listing represents the description of a single room. Additional room accommodations are available for larger parties at additional cost....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Across the bay you will see Acadia National Parks forest and mountains....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The room has an expansive view of the harbor, and Acadia Nat'l Park....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The Dockside Inn sits at the foot of Southwest Harbors public dock. Plenty going on in the busy harbor with fishermen, lobstermen, and the many yachts which dot the harbor....moreless

  • Village:

    Southwest Harbor is small and hides little gems down it's streets and alleys....moreless

  • Water View:

    Unobstructed views of the bay, forest and mountains from the room and restaurant....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Situated between Bar Harbor and Camden, Southwest Harbors rugged coastline and many bays will provide many hours of enjoyment....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    70 seat restaurant and full bar below the rooms with inside and outside seating....moreless

  • Dining Room

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Each room has heat, AC and the bathroom has a separate electric heater.....moreless

  • Internet:

    wi-fi available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    For weekly stays one set of sheets per week...moreless

  • Parking:

    Free parking on the pier or public lot across the street....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    For weekly stays 2 sets of towels per week...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    in all rooms...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Room may have have the availability of a combo sink, 2 burner electric stove and reefer below....moreless

  • Microwave:

    in all rooms...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    2 wine glasses, 2 drinking glasses, 2 each fork, knife & spoon, wine opener & can opener....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    in all rooms...moreless

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available in the local area...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Available in the local area during the season...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Available in the local area...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$140
$775 $2,650

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $111 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $88 Nightly

Fall
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$125
$675 $1,750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $96 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $58 Nightly

Winter
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2016
6 night min stay

$125

Discounts: 6 nights or more: $18 Nightly

Spring
Apr 1 - May 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$110
$600 $1,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $86 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $42 Nightly

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$140
$775 $2,650

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $111 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $88 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 5.5%

Notes:

No pets. No smoking. Smoking in room will invoke damage protection fees being applied...no exceptions.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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Location

51 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor Maine
Southwest Harbor
Nearest Barpub
Below rooms
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
To Cranberry Isles
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
102 and 3
Southwest Harbor
Nearest Restaurant
Below rooms
25 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Recommended

The coast is what draws visitors to our part of 'Down East' Maine. The seafood is outstanding as are the locals who will kindly share with you any information you'd like to know. Close by are water activities, from deep sea fishing to digging for clams on the beach and don't forget to sample our Maine lobsters while you're here. We also have a ferry that regularly departs for the Cranberry Isles, which has it's own unique flavor for day trips. Southwest Harbor sits between the famous towns of Bar Harbor and Camden and is an easy and scenic drive along the coast. Our famous Acadia National Park is also located on our Island with various wildlife, hiking trails, mountaineering and our famous Cadillac Mountain for expansive views of the main coast, eastward to the Atlantic and west towards the vast forests of Maine. Just outside our door is bus service that takes you around Mt. Desert Island including stops in Bar Harbor during the summer months only.

 

Owner info

About the owner: My lovely young bride Joyce and I have been retired since 2005 and married since1970. For our retirement we purchased a cruising catamaran and left San Diego in 2006 and spent the following 8 years cruising in the Sea of Cortez Mexico, the countries of Central America, then through the canal and now we have our boat in Key West Florida. It was time for us to transition back to land, but we wanted to transition slowly, which is why we bought The Dockside Inn. We're in Maine for most of the year, then head back to Key West for a bit to continue to enjoy our cruising itinerary on the East Coast and the Bahamas.

Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor:
When we were considering the purchase of a property to take that half step towards moving back ashore, we wanted it to be seasonally opposite to where our boat is slipped. So being in the Southernmost US city drew our focus to properties on the East Coast, but a goodly ways North. We settled on Maine for a few reasons...first we wanted a lot of nature, second we still wanted to be close to the sea, third... we wanted a state that wasn't crowded, fourth... we love sea food and wanted to sample the cold water variety, fifth... we wanted to experience the change of seasons and the beauty of the forests in autumn. Lastly, we have enjoyed meeting countless hundred of various people from all walks of life and nationalities and this looked like a good way to meet many more...on dry land.

The Unique Benefits at this Hotel:
The benefits of our Inn is the close proximity to natures beauty...the sea, our forests, lakes, rivers, streams and Acadia National Park. We offer comfortable clean rooms, on the water with an outstanding view of the harbor and Acadia national Park at less than the going rate. We think you will find it an enjoyable experience for a stay of a long weekend, week, month or season.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Hinkley yachts dot the harbor.

    Hinkley yachts dot the harbor.

  • Two double beds or a single King are available.

    Two double beds or a single King are available.

  • Room above restaurant with full bar below.

    Room above restaurant with full bar below.

  • Eastern view of the bay

    Eastern view of the bay

  • Our pier with mountains and forest views.

    Our pier with mountains and forest views.

  • Restaurant bar.

    Restaurant bar.

  • Fresh mussels

    Fresh mussels

  • Fresh desserts made daily by the owner.

    Fresh desserts made daily by the owner.

  • Your view from the room.

    Your view from the room.

  • Available King

    Available King

  • Room views

    Room views

  • Yachts and working boats.

    Yachts and working boats.

  • Rip-rap with crowded harbor during the summer months.

    Rip-rap with crowded harbor during the summer months.

  • Exterior eating.

    Exterior eating.

  • A place to meet and greet.

    A place to meet and greet.

  • Come, visit us and enjoy our slice of Down East Maine.

    Come, visit us and enjoy our slice of Down East Maine.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/27/2015
Email owner

+1 2072448160
Or this cell # 207-844-0047

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