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    The Birches Bed and Breakfast

    46 Fernald Point Rd, PO Box 178, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4611
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We visited in April with friends and found Mike a welcoming and informative host. The accommodation was very comfortable and our rooms had excellent views over the water. We were made to feel very welcome and given lots of information about the local area, including...More

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    Reviewed 31 January 2017

    This is a rather late review, but one I have been wanting to complete because our stay at The Birches was such a treat. First, Suzi accommodated us due to a last minute inquiry on our end and a last minute cancellation on her end....More

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    Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

    Most enjoyable Inn experience visiting Maine in January. Highlights: 1). The hosts! Susi is really great company and put on a delicious eggs Benedict, with some seriously good, thick bacon. 2). The view of Southwest Harbor and the islands 3). Comfortable rooms, cozy living room,...More

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    Reviewed 25 November 2016

    Suzi was amazing in her knowledge of the local area: trails, restaurants, places not to miss!! House was beautiful, setting quiet. Will return often!! Great breakfast in a family setting with other guests

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    Reviewed 7 November 2016

    I surprised my boyfriend with a trip to Maine to hike, bike and geocache in and around Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. Our home base was the charming Birches Bed and Breakfast from Nov 2-6. We had the place to ourselves for three...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$194 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    miligold1
    The two of us are planning a visit mid Oct. will we be disappointed ?? Expecting something clean and not too shabby......Thanks.....
    31 May 2016|
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    Response from jyo_nyc | Reviewed this property |
    I certainly wasn't disappointed! :) If you read my review, among many others, you will see that most of them are very positive. It's definitely clean and not shabby at all.
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    Ginny H
    Are there any places to sit outside on the grounds and enjoy a view of the waterfront other than the dock
    19 June 2015|
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    Response from TheBirchesBB | Property representative |
    Hi Ginny, Thank you for your interest in The Birches B&B in Southwest Harbor. We have two rooms with water views and the downstairs solarium overlook the water. Additionally, the croquet court, the terrace, and the lawn... More
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    "The views are all good."
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    "library room (first floor) had a water view"
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    "All the rooms look lovely. 2 face the water and 2 face the garden."
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    "Each room has it's own charm. Ours offered a spectacular view of the harbor. Talk to Mike or Sue before..."
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