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Dover Foxcroft, Maine
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Stayed a week. Our cottage was gorgeous little affair, and neat as a pin. The king-size bed was spacious AND comfortable. We slept well. Our hostesses were welcoming, friendly, and very helpful.They helped us to discover what was going on, and where. The breakfasts they conjure up are out-of-this-world scrumptious! It's very close to Blue Hill, Deer-Isle-Stonigton, and Castine...

Thank tlyford
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Where do we start? Everything inside and out was completely immaculate. Hosts were bright and cheery. The included breakfast was delicious, healthy and cooked to order. The grounds were pristine and extremely well cared for. Frankly this would be a bargain at half again the price.

Thank msburd
Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We were looking for a quiet and private place where no pets were allowed. We went up to Acadia and Bar Harbor one day and explored the trails on Blue Hill Peninsula the next- so there was plenty to do in the vicinity. The cottages are a few yards away from parking and the Breakfast Shed, and we liked the...

1Thank M S
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We spent three days at Sunrise Cottages, beginning a two-week loop through Maine, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Vermont. The only problem is that we should have reversed our loop, as these three nights turned out to be our favorites! The cottage is lovely -- very comfortable, totally private, surrounded by beautiful lawns and woods. At night, we were serenaded by...

2Thank Ann77777
sunrisecottages, Owner at Sunrise Cottages, responded to this review

Ann & Pete, Thank you for the glowing review and also thank you for the postcard. It was fun having you stay with us. Hope your trip to Canada was fun,...although the breakfasts not as good as ours!! Shirley & Fred

Mount Washington, New Hampshire
Reviewed 13 June 2015

My husband and I loved our mini vacation at Sunrise Cottages. This spot was quiet, peaceful, and super clean!! It had the additional feature of the best made to order breakfasts....thanks to Fred Bull's experienced hand and his wife, Shirley's organizational skills and friendliness. We both loved the couple who own owned this property. They were helpful with directions to...

1Thank Sharon O
sunrisecottages, Owner at Sunrise Cottages, responded to this review

Sharon Thank you for taking the time to review us, and a great one it is. We enjoyed having you both here, our breakfast chats, and showing you our house. Like having "old friends" over for a visit! Enjoy the summer. Shirley

Reviewed 26 August 2014

A friend and I spend a few blissful days at the sunset cottages. We enjoyed the delightful cottage, clean and well furnished with everything we needed from towels, clean linens and....coffee!!! Fred and Shirley were both excellent hosts, giving us advice on where to go and what to experience in the area. We enjoyed Fred's breakfasts, though he teased us...

1Thank Maduc456
Montpelier, Vermont
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We stayed at one of the two comfy, well appointed cottages run by Shirley and Fred. The cottage was perfect. Good bed, nice sheets and towels, generous bathroom, windows that open on all walls, quiet and lovely surroundings and good reading lights. Breakfast is served nearby in the Breakfast Shed where Fred displays his culinary skills. Locals breakfast there on...

Thank MWilsonS
Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This was the second year my wife and I stayed a couple of nights at The Sunrise Cottages during our road trips along the seacoast in Maine. What distinguishes these accommodations (the two cottages are twins, but actually the floor plan of one is the mirror image of the other) is they are much more spacious than the rooms in...

Thank PaigesHorse
Durham, NC
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We stayed three nights and had a wonderful time. Fred and Shirley are indeed great hosts...but not in your way at all. The breakfast is a perfect start for the day. It is a bit away from everything, which for us was a delight. We would spend out days exploring, eating (lobster) etc. And then have a nice stash of...

Thank Joseph_Mitchell
shirleybull, Owner at Sunrise Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We too enjoyed having you stay with us and learn about places you have visited and where you live. Hope to see you again.

Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 July 2013

In mid-June we spent four nights and five days in a classy summer cottage set in a meadow surrounded by tall conifers. Accommodations were excellent and breakfasts of tasty omelets and French toast were first rate -- a great start to a summer's day. Hosts Shirley and Fred went a delight and made completely sure that our stay was as...

1Thank H W
shirleybull, Owner at Sunrise Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and for staying with us. We enjoyed the gardening discussions. And, even more, the beets were delicious and the giant tomato great. Have a great summer and visit us again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The friendliness of a B&B with the privacy of your own cottage. Cottages accommodate 2 adults in either 2 twin beds or 1 king. A full breakfast is provided in our Breakfast Shed restaurant. We are located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, about 15 minutes to Blue Hill and 50 minutes to Acadia National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunrise Cottages

Address: 186 Varnumville Rd, Brooksville, ME 04617-3533
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Brooksville
Price Range: $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“not a bad choice to be found”
msburd, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The two cottages are identical. Both are situated well and have plenty of privacy.”
Ann77777, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“No wifi or television in the cottage. We were happy to not be connected. We were on vacation. There is wifi in the nearby breakfast shed if IT connection matters.”
MWilsonS, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Two cottages - both alike in size, set up etc.”
lindan_11, 14 Aug 2011 | Read review
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