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Recent Portland reviews

  • Fabulous Cottage

    "We have stayed a few times at the Feathered Nest and plan to be back! Wonderful kitchen for cooking and cozy house all around. Great location on Peaks Island."
    Guest: NB Date of Stay: January 2016 Review Submitted: February 12, 2016
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  • Perfect vacation, Incredible view

    "The views from this cottage are some of the best on the island. We got up early every day to watch the sun rise and the early morning Lobster boat parade across the bay. On the day of our arrival we watched a sailing race pass right in front of the cottage with over 50 boats! The cottage was great as well with a wrap around porch and a beautiful fireplace. We stayed in the early fall and so enjoyed a fire with breakfast and dinner almost every day. We have already booked for next year and can't wait to return and make more memories."
    Guest: Mark W. Date of Stay: September 2015 Review Submitted: December 11, 2015
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  • Beautiful home, ideal location.

    "This is the perfect apartment for a quiet and peaceful retreat. It has all basic amenities, extremely clean, and located in a beautiful historic neighborhood. The cafe across the street serves wonderful fresh meals from breakfast to dinner plus there is a market with fresh produce just a couple of blocks away. The owners are very warm and friendly--and the energy in their home is very positive and relaxing. We will definitely stay again."
    Guest: BRENT K. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: June 26, 2016
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  • Summer Paradise

    "Stayed here for a [too short!] week with my wife and 11 year-old son, along with another couple and their boy, also 11. The house is immaculate, and has everything you could possibly need for your stay. The two main bedrooms are bright and airy, with big windows looking out over Casco Bay - it feels like you're on a cruise ship, waking up to the sound of gulls and distant lobster boats. The place is brilliant for kids - the boys just banged out the door in the morning to spend the day with new friends they met down at the ferry dock and casino, where there's a lovely little sand beach and a swimming float. They fished (caught some mackerel), gathered mussels, hunted for sea glass, climbed rocks, swam and explored and came back home when they were hungry. The islanders are very friendly and helpful - upon arrival we were greeted like old friends and lent a golf cart to take our stuff to the house (about a quarter mile or so from the ferry), and invited to the Saturday supper, where we met even more great folks who lent us bicycles for the week and gave us some pointers on what to see and do. The whole place is very laid back, and it feels like happy hour 24/7. We day-tripped to Peaks Island where we rode bikes and had a nice lunch, walked across the sand bar to Great Diamond at low tide (another beautiful island) and took the ferry to Long Island, which has some of the best beaches in Maine, with powdery white sand and clear blue water. Portland is one quick ferry ride away, and we had memorable meals at Eventide (go around the corner to Tomasso's for a drink while you're waiting for your table!), Fore and Boone's; the Standard Bakery has great food, too. For groceries, we used Rosemont Bakery right on Commercial Street just a few steps away from the Casco Bay Ferry terminal. They're very nice folks, and they stock excellent local meat, cheese, beer and produce and can deliver to the island daily (wine too!) so you can phone in your order and never leave the island... Which is a nice option to have. Mostly we just lounged around the house, reading and ambling along the coast, exploring the tide pools and fishing off Crab rock, cooling off with a dip at the beach right in front of the house, then enjoying a cocktail or three on the deck, which provided a postcard-perfect sunset every night. And owner Woody and his wife Doris are fantastic - they answered all our questions and paved the way for an unforgettable vacation!"
    Guest: Eric S. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 24, 2016
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