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Overview of The Harbour Cottage Inn

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In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi

The Harbour Cottage Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWendell Gilley Museum18 min walk
    Popular LocationThuya Garden22 min drive
    AirportBar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor)23 min drive
    Popular LocationNortheast Harbor Golf Club25 min drive

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About this area

Southwest Harbor

Located in Southwest Harbor, The Harbour Cottage Inn is by the ocean. Wendell Gilley Museum and Maine Granite Industry Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse and Garland Farm. Bar Harbor Whale Watching and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wendell Gilley Museum - 18 min walk
  • Acadia National Park - 4 min drive
  • Asticou Azalea Garden - 21 min drive
  • Thuya Garden - 22 min drive
  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor) - 23 min drive


  • Beal's Lobster Pier — 5 min walk
  • Common Good Soup Kitchen and Cafe — 10 min walk
  • Red Sky — 11 min walk
  • Sips Cafe — 11 min walk
  • Cafe Dry Dock & Inn — 12 min walk

About this property

The Harbour Cottage Inn

Bayside bed & breakfast in Southwest Harbor with free breakfast
Along with concierge services, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has a library and multilingual staff. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden and a lobby fireplace. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hair dryers. TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities that guests will find include safes and free toiletries.
The Harbour Cottage Inn offers 11 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Cable television is provided.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–9 AM

Things to do

  • Access to nearby health club


  • Library
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels


  • Cable channels
  • TV


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Safe



Check-in from 3:30 PM - 7 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Harbour Cottage Inn Southwest Harbor
Harbour Cottage Inn
Harbour Cottage Southwest Harbor
Harbour Cottage
The Harbour Southwest Harbor
The Harbour Cottage Inn Bed & breakfast
The Harbour Cottage Inn Southwest Harbor
The Harbour Cottage Inn Bed & breakfast Southwest Harbor

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 11 out of 14 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 14 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 14 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A B&B Even We Loved
Normally my wife and I are not big bed and breakfast people. However, Harbour Cottage had some of the best reviews in the Acadia National Park area. We gave it a try and we are so glad we did. The Inn Keeper, Arlo, was very helpful with advice on trails. The Owner, Don, was friendly and helpful with tour and restaurant recommendations. The Inn is located on the "quiet side" of the island, which was a blessing for us because we were able to avoid the bustle of Bar Harbor in the mornings and evenings. You are still within half an hours drive of just about everything within Acadia National Park, but this location gives you peaceful place to rest at night.
Stayed 8 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Friendly staff Cleanliness of the facility Closeness to the town
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great place to stay, great staff
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely old converted house with a nice porch and lawn. Good location just steps from the harbor which has a great lobster house which is really the reason to go to Maine anyway.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019