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Elsa's Inn On The Harbor

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Hollis, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived we were well cared for in a most tasteful home. The accommodations were comfortable and spotlessly clean. Breakfasts were delicious and nutritionally well planned. Views of Prospect Harbor from Julie's Room added to a most pleasant experience.

Thank Martin S
Augusta, Georgia
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54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My wife and I (mid-sixties) have enjoyed several trips to the Maine coast over the past few years. We were very happy we chose to stay at Elsa's on this visit. We were warmly greet by the owner, Scott, and shown to our room. We stayed in Jane's room which is upstairs and on the back corner of the house.... More 

1 Thank Thomas M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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84 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

From the moment we arrived we felt very welcome by the owner, Scott. The place is impeccably maintained, the breakfast was delicious and we enjoyed the people we met there. It is close to the scenic Schoodic Peninsula and one can eat very well in Winter Harbor--all of 7 min way. We were given excellent advice on our sightseeing. Only... More 

Thank havesuitcase11
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We have driven by Elsa's many times over the years, and now that Oceanwood Camping is no longer in existence, we wanted to give it a try. Our room was "Dorothy's", door was on the front porch, so easily accessible...no big flights of stairs! Scott made us welcome, and immediately offered treats that Heather, his fantastic chef, had made available.... More 

1 Thank Janet C
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Located in Prospect Harbor near both Winter/Birch Harbors and perfect for visiting the Schoodic National Park. Nice rooms that are large, clean and comfortable. There is some minor road noise at night although the remote location keeps this to a minimum. Breakfasts by Heather are plentiful and luscious and the big living room is great for NFL games! We felt... More 

Thank libertycall8107
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

My adult daughter and I spent 2 nights here. We LOVED it! The facility was beautiful and clean. Breakfasts were wonderful. The kitchen was nicely stocked for late night snacks or a glass of wine. They graciously allowed me to do a load of laundry at no extra cost. I plan to return with my husband, and we will definitely... More 

Thank Anne R
Acton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed by chance at Elsa's and had a terrific experience. The inn is well run and truly a wonderful place to stay. We stayed in Jane's room, and she surely must have been a remarkable young women to have such a nice place named for her. Jane's room is not big, but very comfortable: nice bed, linen and pillows.... More 

Thank Antonio F
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42 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We loved this cozy spot and enjoyed our view of the water and the lobster boats. Breakfast was great. Owner had good suggestions for dinner and he knew how much to talk and how much to leave us be, a real talent! Our room was spotlessly clean and very comfy. I loved being close to the "back door" of Acadia.... More 

Thank hibiscus6
Waterville, Maine
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75 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

It was a hot and sunny day. We arrived early afternoon to the Inn and a sign "sorry we're not here right now to greet you", so we called the number. Scott told us he's at lunch -"go ahead inside, have a cold drink, I'll be there shortly." The place felt like home just walking in the front door. A... More 

Thank LaurenSH_11
LaPlace, Louisiana
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24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

When you think of Maine, you picture a harbor setting with lobster and fishing boats moored in a bay. That's what you see from the front porch at Elsa's Inn on the Harbor. We stayed in the Dorothy room accessed from the front porch. Many times we've stayed in B&B's with only one room chair. The Dorothy room was furnished... More 

Thank Johnnie N

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Elsa's Inn On The Harbor

Address: 179 Main St, Prospect Harbor, Gouldsboro, ME 04669-5003
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Gouldsboro > Prospect Harbor
Price Range: $122 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Jane's room is quiet with good views. Handicap accessible rooms available off of porch downstairs”
  • View of lighthouse
  • Jane's room view
  • Jane's room
  • Jane's room
  • View across harbor
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 of 5 bubbles ThomasM184, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had Jane's room- lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 235antoniof, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor have better water views.”
 of 5 bubbles LaurenSH_11, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Dorothy room was one of 2 accessed from the porch and was quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles johnnien936, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pick any of them... we enjoyed "Julie's" room. There are first floor rooms available.”
 of 5 bubbles 234ThomasS, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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