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Downtown Gem--Suite Inspiration

Bedrooms Studio
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio Apartment in Downtown Belfast

You can find our intimate apartment in downtown Belfast, Maine. The apartment has all the amenities--a separate and complete kitchen, a welcoming living space which includes a plush queen-size bed, cozy sitting area with gas fireplace and a comfortable dining nook.

The Studio is up a flight of stairs in a lovely, 1804, Federal-style building with history!--Underground Railroad and Rum-Runners.

Just walk out the front door to explore Belfast. Take time out from your day to return 'home' to the Studio to take a nap or rest in the shade outdoors in our enclosed side yard.

There are three long-term, occupied apartment rentals in Suite Inspirations. Our tenants are older, quiet and very considerate.

More Details

Lucy Pincince
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017


Belfast Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • This is a studio apartment. The bed, living area and dining nook are all in one room.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
If you enjoy country living, please see our VRBO listing, #170189, Ashgrove Farm and Gardens, near Linvolnville Beach, Maine. Both The Studio and Ashgrove offer fresh-water fishing excersions with Maine Guide and property owner, John Pincince.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Downtown Gem--Suite Inspiration
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Milford Mass.

Excellent super clean! Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation ever! Love Belfast!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely and comfortable studio apartment in a quaint and relaxing riverside town

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I visited the Downtown Gem in Belfast, Maine for a long weekend. We arrived on a Friday and stayed through Monday. We've never been this far north in Maine and wanted to explore more of the state. We arrived in the studio apartment to find a well appointed space with comfortable bed, air-con, window fan, seating area, full bath with shower, and full equipped kitchen with a full-sized refrigerator, coffee maker and tea kettle. We were literally a minute walk from downtown Belfast. The town itself has great restaurants and shops, is totally walkable, and with friendly local residents. We even drove a few minutes to the other side of the river to enjoy delicious lobster at Young's Lobster Pound on the river. We inadvertently timed our visit to arrive during Harbor Fest which was a lot of fun. There was live music, a skiff building competition, boat races, food vendors and arts & crafts vendors. We also spent one day hiking in Acadia National Park which is a 1 hr. and 15 min. drive. Overall, we had a perfect stay. We highly recommend this lovely place to anyone interested in visiting Belfast, ME and the surrounding area. We'd definitely come back most likely in the fall to take in the change of seasons. Thanks to Lucy and John for making our stay so enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment - as advertised

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is very nice - private, clean, comfortable and well maintained. The owners are very responsive and do everything possible to make your stay enjoyable. They even have made arrangements for off street parking. It's just a short walk to everything in town. The walk along the waterfront is especially nice and there are restaurants to satisfy everyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful little studio steps away from quaint little Maine town

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much, Lucy and John, for such a wonderfully appointed, clean, and convenient apartment! It's on the second floor or an historic and and quiet building. Even though we're on Main Street, there was minimal traffic noise.

We walked everyday to the downtown and explored a few different places to eat and shop. The communication prior to arrival was so thorough, we didn't even need to ask further questions. We found everything we needed to be perfectly in order. I really appreciated the friendly tone and welcoming apartment.

If you have any other properties for more people, we would definitely want to rent from you again!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great value in the heart of Belfast

  • 5 of 5

Very thoughtful attention to details in this charming studio apartment. Kitchen and bathroom are fully stocked. Books, games, wifi and a radio were all the entertainment we needed. Fantastic bakery right next door, and the charming town of Belfast at our feet. I hope we get to come back next year! Could have used an extra key, trading one back and forth between 2 people was tricky but maybe we should have asked. Owner was very communicative.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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25th anniversary

  • 5 of 5

Paul and I arrived at Belfast to this studio after a long 7.5 hr drive. The studio was just as we expected and the directions Lucy provided on how to get in were very clear. A quiet house, clean and with many amenities made our stay at this studio great. Walking distance to many stores and eating establishments. Would recommend this studio to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Bangor International
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles

There's so much to see and do in Belfast: Visit the many charming shops and galleries; Stroll along the waterfront or hike on nearby trails; Reward yourself with delicious food and drink from the many restaurants or pubs; Take a boat tour; Attend one or more of Belfast's festivals, concerts or plays held regularly downtown; Join a Friday night Artwalk or Thursday night street dance; Purchase fresh, local produce and other goodies at one of the many Farmer's markets in or near town; Join in July's Celtic Festival or October's Pie and Story Festival. Belfast offers destinations and experiences for people of all ages and interests. According to Downeast Magazine, December 2012, Belfast is the 'Coolest Little City in Maine.'


Rates & Availability

Belfast Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $20

Our main season is summer and early fall. Off season prices are negotiable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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