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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 Boothbay Harbor reviews
Even Better Than We Thought it Would Be!
"Everything was perfect when we arrived, including replacement of down pillows and comforter to accommodate a severe feather allergy. As frequent guests to Spruce Point inn in the past we know the Booth Bay Harbor area very well and have always said "someday we will stay at Retreat Cottage" but since we could never plan far ahead it was always booked. This year we are moving to the West Coast so this was our last Maine vacation - we never dreamed the cottage would be available but it was.
The cottage is small - perfect for two adults and is so peaceful. We started and ended each day sitting in the chairs out front - coffee in the morning; wine in the evening. The kitchen is small but thanks to our manager, Sue we learned of Eventide and were able to pick up some very nice cheeses, meats and breads for anti pasto We also stopped at the York Farmer's market on the way up and got some meats and veggies. It was easy to whip up a gourmet meal a couple of days - and the others we headed to Muscongus Bay Trading Company in Round Pond which is a long time favorte.
Having a chance for an evening sail on our last night made the entire trip perfect.
Thank you Susan for helping to make this happen and to our host John Druce who elected to keep the Retreat Cottage and maje u available for special memories."
Guest: SunnyDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015
"This was the second time we have stayed at Maurice and Valerie's condo. If you read other reviews, you will see that there are quite a few people who have made this their vacation place more than once. The reason for that is the professional and prompt response from the owners...the fantastic location...and a condo that has everything you need. It is very difficult to find parking in Boothbay Harbor, so the short walk to the center of town is a real plus! The four of us are seniors and two of us are not fond of walking. But this five minute walk is a delight because you view the harbor as you stroll into town.
If you've had a long day playing tourist, you have the choice of making dinner in their lovely fully stocked kitchen or heasing to the fro t of the complex and grabbing a bite to eat at Dunton's ... a little stand that offers sandwiches and seafood. Don't laugh, but after a few days of eatting lobster and scallops, his kielbasa sandwich is a nice change, plus you don't have to get in your car to get it.
The phrase "location, location, location" is the perfect way to sum up this two-bedroom / two-bath condo!! Oh...our friends could not believe how quiet and peaceful it was during the entire stay. We'll be back."
Guest: SheilaDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 19, 2015
"Our family of 4 stayed at this really wonderful place. The home was clean, and well equipped with all the amenities needed for a wonderful vacation. This was our first trip to Boothbay, and we really picked the right place to stay. Walking distance to everything we needed in downtown. Driving options for other sites to see. Paula and Liz offered wonderful customer service. We were pleased with everything. Thank you Paula!"
Guest: Melody L.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 8, 2015
Perfect location with good support staff if needed.
"We rented Abby's Boothbay Harbor home for our 50th wedding anniversary destination event. We had 14 quests from throughout the U.S. flying in for the celebration. NO...the cottage does not hold sixteen people. Most were here for only three nights and we placed them at Brown's Wharf Inn for their stay.
The cottage has all of the amenities you could wish for and is beautifully decorated. There are cheaper rentals in Boothbay, but they do not compare to the attention to detail that you find at Portside.
Being from Florida we appreciated the fireplace in the morning probably the most. The kitchen has everything a chef would want. We don't cook when we come to Maine so we did not get the oven dirty. Another nice touch was the presence of the various household products that we usually have to go out and purchase.
We will book this property for our future visits to Boothbay Harbor. We usually come up every two years."
Guest: Richard F.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 6, 2015