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Recent Bar Harbor reviews
Perfect location for hikers
"If you want a place where you can get directly into the mountains, this is it! From this house we hiked up the South Ridge of Cadillac Mountain, to the North Ridge - all the way on trails into Bar Harbor. We also did a nice hike that started at Sand Beach, up the Bee hive, over Gorham Mountain, to the Otter Cliffs and through a surprise shortcut path right back to our house. You can't beat this location. Not only can you get out quickly for short or long hikes, you can also hop on or off the Island Explorer Bus that stops right outside the house.
The house itself was great, too. We stayed with my parents, adult brother and our young son. Everyone had their own spacious bedroom (the photos don't quite convey how large the rooms are). The kitchen was well stocked (though the pots could use some updating and deep cleaning) and the appliances all were in good working condition. The house had lots of travel guides, maps and tourist information - so we didn't need to look anything up. The living room couches were a bit tired and saggy, but there were other adequate seating options, too. The beds were comfy and we even got a change of sheets (which was nice because we needed the flannel early in the week and the cotton sheets when it got a little warmer).
I don't view this to be negative, but some may - there was no cell phone reception. However, they have a phone there for local calls and emergencies. Honestly, I loved not being able to stay connected while I was on vacation, so it didn't bother me. The internet wi-fi was fast and reliable, so if you must...you can.
It was great to have a rental with nice towels, linens, toilet paper and basic soap supplies too. I thought the towel allotment was more than adequate, especially with the washer and dryer available.
Thanks - if we're going to Acadia next year, we'll definitely book again!"
Guest: Megan B.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 10, 2015
"Great location, access to all the major attractions. Lovely, clean home, lot's of yard space and represented accurately in photos. Well equipped kitchen and bathrooms plus plenty of linens, cozy living room, a lot of room for large dinner etc. There were 10 of us, all slept comfortably but please note that you must walk through a bunk bedroom to access the large bedroom. We had to change our sleeping arrangements to accommodate but it all worked out. The master bedroom and bathroom on the first floor was perfect for one of our couples who has difficulty with stairs. Had a great time!"
Guest: Michelle M.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 8, 2015
"My husband and I stayed with our daughter (8-year-old) for a week. The cottage is very comfortable and has everything one could need. It has a lot of charm and a lovely garden in the front. The shops and restaurants are a quick walk away, yet the location is private and quiet. We enjoyed walking the Shore Path every day and the southern entrance is very close. We brought our old golden retriever and it was wonderful to have a park just a block away for him. Acadia National Park is very close and easy to get to. The complimentary blueberry pie is a wonderful treat! We couldn't ask for anything more!"
Guest: RobertaDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 31, 2015
"I have fallen in love with our National Parks and enlisted three long-time friends to tackle Acadia with me. We hunted high and low for the perfect lodging on MDI and surely found it at Summerside Cottage. Location is so ideal for all activities--we walked to all our meals (except for Thurston's which is the best lobstah experience on MDI), walked to kayaking and biking rentals and to the Village Green to catch the Island Explorer and all of the park entrances are a short drive away. The cottage is sparkling clean and wonderfully appointed for four or more. Bedding and towels are plentiful and great quality and the kitchen has everything a group will need. We all commented on how comfy all the beds are. We met the neighbors one night while sitting on the back deck having a glass of wine before walking to dinner and felt a part of the neighborhood. Logan and Hong gave us many ideas for restaurants and activities and were immediately responsive to any questions we had. We all would recommend this cottage for a variety of groups and I would love to return one day to Acadia, Bar Harbor and Summerside Cottage!"
Guest: Catherine D.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 16, 2015