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Recent Acadia reviews

  • Private, Peaceful, Excellent Hosts

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this quaint and peaceful chalet. Mac and Deb were excellent, helpful, and gracious hosts. They thought of all of the little details to make our stay pleasant. The house is very well equipped. However, there is no air conditioning, which is probably no issue 50 weeks of the year; the week we were there in August, we certainly would have appreciated A/C several of the days. Views of the bay are limited, but pretty. It is a short walk down to the beach. We took two kayaks and left them down on the beach. While kayaking on the bay we saw seals and dolphins, very cool. While the setting is private and peaceful (in the woods) it is only a short 5 minute drive to Ellsworth which has every kind of shop and store imaginable. We went to Acadia and/or Bar Harbor every day and the drive is a bit tedious. Very early in the morning when there is no traffic, you can make it in about 30 minutes, afternoon traffic makes it quite a bit longer. If you stay here, and I recommend you do, make sure to travel to Perry's Lobster Shack to purchase lobster or to eat at their restaurant. All seating is outdoor and they have a pier out in to the bay that is lined with tables."
    Guest: Deryl H. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 18, 2016
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  • great views, peaceful setting, and room for the entire family

    "Cook's Cottage is a great place to stay. We often have trouble finding enough king and /or queen sized bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate our entire family, and they provided the linens and towels, which was great! Nothing better than arriving after a long day (or two) of traveling to find a welcoming home, and the beds already made! The house also has a wonderful sun porch which was our family's favorite gathering spot, and it had a table that would seat our whole family. The roof deck offers great views of the harbor and the stars at night. Winter Harbor is a peaceful place to stay, while still being within easy reach of Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park (Mount Dessert Island), Finback Alehouse, and other points of interest. We also explored the Schoodic side of Acadia National Park, and took the Schoodic Ferry into Bar Harbor one day – the departure dock is right down the street from the house, which was great. Maine was gorgeous, and this house is great. Thank you!"
    Guest: Leesa W. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 31, 2016
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  • As comfortable as home

    "Sow's Ear was an absolute delight for our family of 3. It only took one day of close attention to get our 5yo daughter to look and not touch all of the interesting decorations spread around the house. The kids room is adjacent to the stairs so wouldn't recommend for under 3's without bringing a portable gate, but otherwise great. The house is very new and super comfortable. With the windows closed it is super quiet. When open, you get a fantastic airflow. The natural light throughout is also great. Although on a neighborhood side street, it is easy walk into NE Harbor (5 min or less, faster on bike), which also has a new co-working space if you need that sort of thing during your stay. The location is very convenient to everything on the island with easy bus access if you don't want to drive. The kitchen is fully setup for whatever you need and the furniture is newer and comfortable. the gardens are truly remarkable and very relaxing. Having access to the garage for storing bikes was great, so I didn't have to keep them tethered to the car the entire week. Also, don't miss a visit to the Naturalist's Notebook store in NEH. Also learned that the street you come into ties into scenic Sargent's Drive so it makes the drive home and in the morning all that much more appealing when going to other parts of the island."
    Guest: Kyle M. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 7, 2016
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  • Nice condo, right on the harbor

    "The description of the property was accurate. Property was well maintained and clean. The owners were very nice. We had an issue with the water heater and it was resolved the next day (even though it was a holiday!) Thank you John! I would definitely recommend this condo for someone looking to stay on Mt. Desert Island. It is on the quite side, which we didn't mind the 30 minute drive into Bar Harbor. We really enjoyed downtown Bar Harbor and of course, Acadia National Park. In town of SWH, grab a pizza and ice cream at Quiteside Cafe. You will not be disappointed! We had a rainy day and took the time to go to Schoodic Point. It is off the island but definitely worth the trip! Best part, nobody was there! Had a great time on Mt. Desert Island and would stay in the same place again!"
    Guest: Dawn C. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 11, 2016
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