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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
Beautifully Remodeled - Great Location
"My family rented this home in July of 2015 and it was perfect for our group of 6 adults and 3 young children. It was just the right size for us including the wonderful kitchen and large family room where we were able to kick back and relax each evening after the sun went down. Even though this was an older home you could tell a lot of thought went into the remodeling including the latest appliances in the kitchen and ceiling fans throughout the house. They added to our comfort. Off the road parking was plentiful and there was more than enough room to store our bicycles and yard games.
Another great feature is the location - we had easy access to Acadia National Park which we visited every day. You could literally walk to a trail which would take you anywhere in the park. With just a short drive you could reach any of the beautiful towns and attractions including our personal favorite - mini golf.
I highly recommend this property and found the owner to be very helpful and prompt in responding to our questions. We took her advice on places to eat and to try the Popovers at the Jordan Pond House (which were excellent).
We would absolutely stay here again on our next visit to Mt Desert Island!"
Guest: National Park LoverDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 7, 2015
"This lovely vacation rental was a great home base for a week of activities in Acadia National Park. My husband, two friends and I stayed here and appreciated the spectacular sunsets, the deck with comfortable chairs, the roomy kitchen, laundry facilities and two full bathrooms. After a day of hiking or kayaking, it was a pleasure to put up our feet, drink wine, make a leisurely meal and take in the starry skies. Judy and Ralph are attentive hosts and look after you well. Highly recommended."
Guest: PamDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 23, 2015
"We love staying at Rocko's cottage. It's got everything you need for comfort including air conditioning, comfy beds, cable tv, good size kitchen, etc. It's clean & convenient to downtown but away from the noise. So easy to walk to the village green & use the shuttle service. A lovely park in the other direction. Love staying here. Lisa is available for anything but never intrusive. Highly recommend Rocko's cottage"
Guest: barbara B.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 25, 2015
"Our second trip here in 3 years. I so wish we could come every year. This cottage is THE best. It was like coming home again. My family which includes daughters aged 20 and 9 love it here. There was so much anticipation before we got here. It is magical driving down the driveway and seeing the bay in front of you. The view is breath taking. We weren't even completely unpacked for the week when they were down on the beach clamming. Close enough to Acadia and Bar Harbor that we never minded the drive in (maybe 30 minutes). My husband and oldest went deep sea fishing for a half a day. Poked around Bar Harbor several times. Bar Island, shops, restaurants and in Acadia to Sand Beach and up early one morning to see the sunrise on top of Cadillac. Other than when we went to Acadia we generally planned to spend half of the day exploring and the other at the cottage enjoying the property itself and just regrouping as a family playing board games, trying new recipes (cottage is stocked well with spices and pans and such) and relaxing. Laying in bed one morning and listening to a pair of loons calling to each other over the quiet bay was thrilling as well as seeing a deer with her 4 babies in the morning mist visiting us. Exploring Lamoine State Park just a few minutes away is always a request with fishing, beach exploring and a picnic lunch.
The property owners have made us feel more than welcome and we truly cannot wait to get back. My only regret is that we could not stay longer. You could easily spend two weeks here and fill it up with things to do or just be happy at the cottage and do nothing. We cannot wait to get back again."
Guest: Kathy M.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 24, 2015