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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Bar Harbor reviews
A Gorgeous Property and Fantastic Experience!
"The Down East Cottage is an absolutely lovely home and exceeded our expectations in every way for our family vacation in Maine...the setting is more breathtaking than the photos capture! The cottage is pristine and is the perfect location to access MDI/Acadia and we also had a fantastic experience right around the corner at Lamoine beach finding starfish, quahog and razor clams, eels, and more...our kids had a blast! We enjoyed making s'mores and sitting by the fire pit, playing family games, listening to records, and watching movies after long, action-packed excursions in Acadia, Bar Harbor and beyond. Other favorites included discovering the Bar Harbor Farmer's Market on Sunday morning, popovers and hiking at Jordan Pond, Bass Harbor Lighthouse/Trail, Thurston's Lobster Pound (wow!), shopping in Southwest Harbor, and Echo Lake/Cadillac Mountain adventures. We created countless memories at this lovely home in Maine. Shirley and George are extremely responsive owners, easy to communicate with, and extremely thoughtful as they even had a welcome gift to greet us when we arrived. I would highly recommend this property for anyone wanting to experience everything Bar Harbor/Acadia has to offer, while simultaneously enjoying the privacy and solace of a secluded, beautiful waterfront property."
Guest: Melissa S.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 10, 2014
"We have stayed at this apartment twice now with our daughter (6 mos first visit and 2.5 yrs second visit) and really liked it. The apartment is neat, nicely furnished, and has all that a small family needs. The owners are very nice and the communication has been good with both trips. It is wonderful to spend the day at Acadia and come back to the convenience of Bar Harbor. If you have a small child I would recommend bringing a child gate (we did), as the stairway up to the apartment is open and quite steep. We will definitely be back in the years to come."
Guest: LauraDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 2, 2014
"We had a fabulous trip to Bar Harbor, Maine. The cottage had the best location for us. We liked being able to walk into town after a long day of hiking. The restaurants that Toni and Herb recommended were great. They answered all of my questions via phone or email. We walked the beautiful shore path every morning. Also, we enjoyed the great bikes that were provided with the cottage. We pack light, so we appreciated the washer and dryer in the basement. It was nice to be staying in a local neighborhood away from the crowds, but an easy walk to the Bar Harbor Shops."
Guest: Pat G.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 24, 2015
"Breathtaking even with 7 feet of snow... incredible skiing in acadia national park... This owner had the home spotless, and is the best we have ever seen on the coast in maine.. activities everywhere if you are an outdoor person... Restaurants down the way you can walk to.
This is better than the photos and the description, it is really underpriced - we have stayed at alot worse and paid more...Linens were great, soaps provided even down to the laundry soap... ( no one else does that on this island- we know we come every year).. We are making this home our new found stop. The owners went above and beyond."
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 20, 2015