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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 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

    2  Thank Christoph C
    Response from TheBirchesBB, Owner at The Birches Bed and BreakfastResponded 19 May 2017

    Christoph, awe shucks, you're making me a little embarrassed. Don't want to get an oversized head! But really, thank you for the kind thoughts. Who would of thought January in Maine could be fun??? Come see us again soon! Susi

    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

    1  Thank rnld878
    Response from TheBirchesBB, Owner at The Birches Bed and BreakfastResponded 19 May 2017

    There is no better review a host can get than "Will return often". Just remember, you don't have to wait for another anniversary...just saying...Thank you, Susi

    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

    3  Thank RPCVUganda
    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

    1  Thank Moonshadow33
    Reviewed 31 October 2016

    My husband and were staying at another B&B across the state and during breakfast conversation with the other guests we mentioned we were headed to Acadia National Park for the next few days and had not yet made a reservation for lodging. The couple enthusiastically...More

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    • US$258 - US$325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    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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    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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    "Library room has a great view and tons of unique old books"
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    "It is ocean front but no beach. I recommend the Turret Room 1 which is ocean front!"
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    "Ocean view, Tower Room and Library have the best views."
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    "All the rooms had views of either the ocean or the gardens."
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