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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

I recently visited this Inn on a trip to Maine and feel that there is a huge misrepresentation on the website of the amenities. A) Saltwater drained and not available for use and looks nothing like website picture B) upon arrival we were shown our room that was "trashed" and not ready for inhabitation - most importantly YOU SHARE A...

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Lewiston, Maine
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Imagine the best of the old time Catskills - then add the Atlantic ocean; unbeatable view, unhurried atmosphere and unmatched solitude.... (sorry no croquet, or dirty dancing) - It is very clean and well maintained but a bit rustic. This is not a Hilton, squeaky clean, tile and 1200 count sheets type of place. It is clean, recently up-dated VERY...

Thank kurk L
Springfield, Virginia
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This was our second stay at the Driftwood Inn. Our first visit 8 years ago was on a whim and we were taken by the stunning location right at land's end. Our room had the most delightful view. This second time we returned on purpose for the reason of location, sea air, and the calming, inviting setting. The Inn is...

1Thank Georgia L
Keene, New Hampshire
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We went for a quick visit. All my get -aways have to include a boat trip. We had a narrated ride on Casco Bay out of Portland. After a nice meal at Cook's we were fetched by a congenial driver and delivered to my childhood. Beautiful ledges, a beach, veranda, welcoming rockers, and a superb dining room. This is definately...

Thank ehalldogs
Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is it. TRUE Maine. Not too far up as to make a Maine trip overwhelming. Just east of Brunswick down a peninsula. The Driftwood Inn is NOT for high maintenance people. It is old-school cottages and shared baths (some have private bath). But you are there for the VIEW! Rocking chairs right on the ocean. Wind down and enjoy...

1Thank monkeycleo
Chelsea, Vermont
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Just got back from a stay at the Driftwood Inn over the Labor Day weekend. We had never been to Bailey Island before, but we decided on a whim on Friday to go away for the weekend. The Driftwood Inn was on the ocean, had vacancy, and I was especially excited to see that they advertised a saltwater pool since...

2Thank Leila L
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We were fortunate to have a cabin but there are rooms available in the main buildings. The rooms are for sleeping only but there is ample public sitting area as to make it comfortable. The cabins vary in size but have all you will need ton stay a week or longer. I believe that it is the only place of...

Thank harold66
Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We have been visiting Bailey Island for many years and decided to try a different inn this year. Driftwood Inn is located near the end of the island in a beautiful rocky cove. The inn itself was built in 1905 so we expected it to be rustic, but it could definitely use some updates. The rooms are very small and...

Thank peckstkd
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The rooms are rustic, and the focus is on the ocean views. We enjoyed the breakfasts served oceanside, reasonably priced, and just right to get you in the Maine mood. Be sure to visit the Giant's Staircase just down the road.

Thank BarbV98
Brunswick, Maine
Reviewed 29 July 2015

A few girlfriends and I chose the Driftwood Inn this year for our annual girl-cation. The room was very clean and comfortable for an overnight get-away and the views of the ocean are gorgeous; however, the staff at check in lacked personality and the "salt water pool" is rather a rectangular basin of stagnant, algae filled ocean water. I expected...

Thank LeeAnn6470

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Old style cottages and rooms located on Bailey Island, Maine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Inn and Cottages

Address: Bailey Island, ME 04003
Region: United States > Maine > Bailey Island
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Driftwood Inn And Cottages Hotel Bailey Island
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“Room #7 has a half bath and a direct ocean view - beautiful!”
Aimsey5, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“For me, on the Ocean, to hear the water at night.”
224alberth, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“No such thing as a bad room, as the sound of the ocean is everywhere!”
M975NBchristopherm, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Some Rooms share bathrooms.. Most enjoy crashing surf and have beautiful ocean views thru common area access. Quaint atmosphere.”
395pattyb, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Book early ask staff for recommendations - very helpful... Every room has 30-second access to the water and amazing views”
915kurkl, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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