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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite hotels in the world. Love the character and charm. The breakfast in the morning as delicious and the atmosphere was cozy. We stayed on the top floor and the views were wonderful. Also, great staff.

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New Hampshire
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We spent the weekend at the Claremont Hotel. It is exquisitely one of the hotels with enormous character from staff to food, from rooms to Maine ocean location. We have been here before and have loved it. We come for the music; we come for the quiet; and we come for the absolute understated wonderful quality of the hotel. The... More 

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Hampden, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Claremont for a week at the beginning of October. I can't say enough about the beauty of the location - views, grounds and property are stellar. That's about as far as I can go. We stayed in one of the Cole cabins, maybe that was our mistake because when they say light housekeeping... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The hotel wants to be a first class hotel, however, their service does not match their hopes. Why does the person checking you in, look like a slob. I could not tell he worked for the hotel. Cargo shorts and a dirty t-shirt don't make it. They want to charge you an 18% percent "service charge". First of all, I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

You half expect to see Kennedys and Roosevelts walking the property. We stayed just before the Claremont closed for the season and it was quiet and lovely. Room P4 is the one to get! The grounds are beautiful. Great place for couples, families and extended families.

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maine
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went up for a get away weekend over the long weekend and fell in love with the location of the Claremont. The hotel has a main building which contains the dining room, a very, very small bar, a couple of sitting rooms (with fireplaces) and some rooms. The property also has a number of one & two bedroom cabins... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

There are so many things to really like about this hotel I want to give five stars but could just as easily give three. So four it is. The location is wonderful, the setting and building quintessential Maine. Just perfect. The staff we interacted with were all very helpful and kind, so complaints. Breakfast was just fine, a buffet and... More 

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Washington, DC
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the C1 East cabin for a week of hiking in Acadia National Park. We originally booked the Cole cabin room but had been mistaken that the Cole cabin included a kitchenette (#3 does, #s 1-2 do not). Luckily, the C1 cabin with kitchenette was available to us and the staff was very understanding and accommodating of the... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

we were happy to be in a quieter part of Mt. Desert Island. the hotel and grounds look out onto Somes Sound and east toward the sunrise. front desk and waitstaff friendly and helpful. buffet breakfast was wonderful and our one evening meal very good. we didn't play on the croquet courts (3) but did borrow a rowboat for a... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Spent a weekend there recently in one of the cottages. We enjoyed the well-kept grounds, the view, the dock, the small rocky beach, and the stately old hotel overlooking all. The breakfast buffet had a variety of offerings, and waiters take orders for a selection of hot items (eggs, meat, omelets, waffles). all included with the room. I could happily... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Claremont Hotel

Address: PO Box 137, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-0137
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Southwest Harbor
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Claremont Hotel Southwest Harbor
The Claremont Hotel Southwest Harbor, Maine
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“Choose one of the cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles travelingbuddyMaine, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are upstairs, some up two flights. Prepare to walk up.”
 of 5 bubbles travelsmith_26, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Water view is a nice addition.”
 of 5 bubbles susand511, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bring a swimsuit and bicycle clothing.”
 of 5 bubbles RickyNH, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is no air-conditioning, so in summer try to get a corner room and not a room on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles D1211IYpeterl, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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