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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 Southwest Harbor property reviews

  • Everything was just right!

    "Our family has rented a number of vacation rental homes, both in the US and abroad. Usually, there comes a point in our stay when one of us says, "it would really be nice if this house had a ______." Not this time.There isn't a thing about the home that I would change. The home itself is clean, roomy and comfortable, perfect for our family of five. It is clear that the owners have put much thought into creating a relaxing rental experience, from their design of the house to their selection of environmentally friendly cleaning products. The location was perfect for us in all respects. The home is surrounded by woods, and is within walking distance of some great hiking trails, the sound, and shops and restaurants in SW Harbor. (I do not know why anyone would choose to stay in Bar Harbor instead of SW Harbor unless their primary activity is visiting t-shirt shops.) To keep this review brief, I will say "ditto" as to all of the glowing reviews of the home, and add that I doubt that one could find a better value in a rental home on Mount Desert Island. We would definitely stay here again. Well done!"
    Guest: Mike Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: September 26, 2013
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  • Delightful cottage

    "My husband and I rented this cottage for two weeks, beginning Sept. 1 and during that time, were joined by another adult couple. We were all extremely pleased with this cottage and would not hesitate to rent it again. The location was perfect and even though on a slightly busy street, we were not bothered by any traffic noise and enjoyed the safe, easy walk into town - about 5 minutes. The cottage was tastefully decorated with two very comfortable beds - one King - one Double. The bathroom was small but adequate for our needs. A brand new rear deck gave us a wonderful water view and we enjoyed using the gas grill on several occasions. With an Eastern exposure, we also enjoyed the fabulous sunrises. We were within two minutes of the marina - five minutes from town center - 15 minutes max from the remainder of this delightful town. (walking time) We enjoyed the entire island, as we have in the past. Bar Harbor is an easy 20 minute drive, while other areas such as Northeast Harbor where we took a Ranger led tour to Cranberry Is., is an easy drive. We did not use the free national park shuttle since there is a limited schedule after Sept. 1 but it provides service for those who need it. Many wonderful restaurants can be found in Southwest Harbor in addition to a wonderful grocery store, that is more upscale than most. A larger store can be found in Bar Harbor should you choose. The owner was most congenial and attentive to renter's needs. The kitchen was extremely well stocked - linens galore - personal as well as laundry soap, etc. etc. Our only negative thought is that, living in TX, we can't jump in the car and enjoy this area on the spur of the moment !!!"
    Guest: DONNA B. Date of Stay: September 2012 Review Submitted: September 30, 2012
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  • Lovely Stay at Wesley House

    "We had a wonderful stay at Wesley House (July 25-31, 2010). The photos do not do the house justice. We were charmed as soon as we walked in the door and found it to be perfectly suited for our group, which included grandparents, parents and two kids under 5. This was our first experience with vrbo, and it couldn't have been better. The instructions and advice left for us were very helpful, and the owners were readily available to answer any questions. We ended up following a number of the owners' recommendations, including a sailing trip on a Friendship Sloop, dinner at Abels lobster pound and local walks, all of which were great. Everything was well-maintained, the kitchen was well-stocked, and the extras (toys, books, stroller) were great. Our kids loved the rope swing out front, and the location was perfect for us - we didn't have to drive to the little shops, cafes, ice cream and playground - they were all just a short walk away. We loved the feel of Southwest Harbor and were very happy we ended up staying there. We would definitely recommend this property to a friend or relative."
    Guest: DC/Conn. Date of Stay: July 2010 Review Submitted: August 9, 2010
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  • Great vacation

    "Stayed here again this year. Fabulous place on the water - great location!"
    Guest: Dan Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
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