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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Our first evening was a planned to enjoy the dining facilities. Unfortunately, we waited an extensive time to order, then get our dinners. The dinners arrived undercooked and unedible. The floor manager tried to accommodate us, but unfortunately her aggressive approach left us stunned. She was unapologetic and unwilling to say the customer is always right! Other instances throughout our...

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7Thank Renee C
Brussels
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We stayed here for a night to round out a camping trip on Mt Desert. The hotel is very charming, and perfectly located on the sound. We had a room on the third floor with a view of the water, which was really nice. Clean, bright, comfy bed. We particularly enjoyed aperitif in the boat house and the breakfast in...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

We've been visiting Mount Desert Island for more than 15 years and visiting the Claremont is always a highlight. We've never spent the night, but enjoy a fine meal every year in the dining room, lectures and many games of croquet with our children and friends. But the highlight are our visits to the Boathouse for a drink and snacks....

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5Thank Joelamountain
New York City
Reviewed 16 July 2014

The hotel is an ancient masterpiece. A trip back in time. But the accommodations are up to date. Beautiful rooms, clean bathrooms, elevator, strong WiFi. The setting is great. Right by a quiet bay. And the included breakfast, though not luxurious is still very good. A buffet as well as a free, fresh dish to order.

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mymainewoman
Reviewed 14 July 2014

The Claremont is a gorgeous historic hotel, spectacularly sited at the mouth of Somes Sound and boasting an inviting wrap around porch, lush grounds and pretty rooms filled with antiques. The hotel has a library, games and world class croquet courts available to guests. It is a treasure, and my husband and I enjoyed a wonderful stay over July 4th...

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8Thank mymainewoman
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 29 June 2014

This beautiful hotel is located in Southwest Harbor. It sits on an imposing location overlooking the harbor. The pubic rooms are delightful warm and inviting. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The dining room has beautiful views overlooking the harbor.the wide porch has plenty of rocking chairs and there is a croquet court in the back lawn....two tennis courts...

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1Thank Deborah T
El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 26 June 2014

A beautiful, old lodge. Great views off the porch or our room windows of the harbor. Restuarant was excellent. Perfect place to unwind, enjoy the view and visit Acadia National Park. Or drive for a day in Bar a Harbor. Also popular to ocean kayak.

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Huizhou, China
Reviewed 18 June 2014

I am back in China now.I have been to Claremont Hotel for two times for working as housekeeping. I miss everything over there.and everyone I am familiar with I don`t know what else to say ,I just miss there. How I wish I could go back hanging around one day.

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4Thank Pu J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 January 2014

This charming historic hotel overlooking the ocean is one of our favorites when visiting Maine. The staff is friendly and helpful. Their breakfast and dinners are delicious in an elegant setting. The croquet field in the front and the turn of the century architecture makes you feel you are in an James-Ivory movie. Rooms are tastefully furnished and absence of...

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1Thank AnatolianARtisans
Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We stayed for six nights in a cottage (known as W2). The purpose of our trip was to hike in Acadia National Park. The cottage has an excellent view of Somes Sound from the interior and from the deck. We only prepared breakfast in the cottage, preferring to dine in nearby restaurants. (Our favourite is Red Sky, a pleasant 15...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Claremont Hotel

Address: PO Box 137, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-0137
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Southwest Harbor
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Claremont Hotel Southwest Harbor
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“Choose one of the cabins.”
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“All rooms are upstairs, some up two flights. Prepare to walk up.”
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“Water view is a nice addition.”
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“Bring a swimsuit and bicycle clothing.”
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“There is no air-conditioning, so in summer try to get a corner room and not a room on the top floor.”
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