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    The Birches Bed and Breakfast

    1.6 km from Southwest Harbor centre
    • Free Wifi
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    46 Fernald Point Rd, PO Box 178, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4611
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    All reviews b b garden room lobster omelet soft sheets family history new england blueberry pancakes mount desert island visited acadia national park wealth of knowledge view of the water very comfortable room fond memories maine experience picture window house is beautiful real maine new friends a wonderful vacation french toast
    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

    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

    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

    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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    Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

    Highlight of our 10 day road trip thru New England was a stop over at the Birches in SouthWest Harbor ME. Owner/hostess Susie was a knowledgeable delight from start to finish. She coordinated a lobster boating tour, dining reservations and even set coffee out for...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    Room/Suite (2)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    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|
    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.
    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|
    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
    Room Tips
    "The views are all good."
    Malcolm S, 1 month agoRead review
    "library room (first floor) had a water view"
    rnld878, 3 months agoRead review
    "All the rooms look lovely. 2 face the water and 2 face the garden."
    Ellen J, 5 months agoRead review
    "Each room has it's own charm. Ours offered a spectacular view of the harbor. Talk to Mike or Sue before..."
    Douglas T, 5 months agoRead review
    "We had a corner room on the second floor. Slept with the curtains open and woke up to terrific views of the..."
    LourdesandMark, 5 months agoRead review
    "The Ocean room is large and has a great view"
    natybarak, 8 months agoRead review
    "Ask about The Birches new first floor suite which has its own separate sitting room with a gorgeous water..."
    Sandra G, 9 months agoRead review
    "We stayed in Ocean room, it has a great view of the water."
    malunu, 9 months agoRead review
    "We love the Turret room, but all the rooms are very nice."
    BostonNancy194, over a year agoRead review
    "No. 1 or 2"
    Rolf_13, over a year agoRead review
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