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The Claremont Hotel

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Clayton, Indiana
Reviewed 16 October 2013

This hotel makes me feel like I am part of history. The grounds are beautiful, the sitting areas are amazing. Sitting by a fire on a brisk October night is a truly memorable experience at this wonderful inn. I can not wait to go back. Do not expect modern amenities such as TV, and I am thankful for that. Xanthu's...

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Ann Arbor, MI
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Although I'm a midwesterner, the Claremont would be my idea of the quintessential New England Inn--peaceful, picturesque, quaint and somewhat humble. My wife and I stayed here two nights recently. We've been to Mt. Desert Island in the past and I've found Bar Harbor to be way too busy and touristy for my liking. So I was intrigued by the...

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Hanson
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I tried to find a place just to review the restaurant, Xanthus, but was unsuccessful. We did not stay here overnight. We drove quite a way to have breakfast at the Claremont. Being told that breakfast is served from 8 to 10 AM, we arrived about 9:15 and were promptly seated where we looked out over the croquet courts to...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We stayed in cottage C-4 which is a duplex. First night was fine as there was no one else in the adjoining unit. The rest of the weekend was like having a group of strangers staying with us. You can hear every word! For $300/night, the cottage itself was pretty much just a shack that has seen no updating for...

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Claremont04679, General Manager at The Claremont Hotel, responded to this review

First, we sincerely regret our guest’s apparent loss of an item while staying at the Claremont. We will continue our efforts to find the item (although the review states “missing items”, we have only been informed of a single missing item), as we would do for every guest who believes that an item has been lost or stolen. However, in...

Reviewed 4 September 2013

The hotel is well maintained and water view is picture perfect. There is not TV in the room but have Wi-Fi. Hot water pressure will change to cold when next door using water the same time. The staff is very helpful and informative. There is couple croquet courses and one clay tennis course. Sitting on the porch is really relaxing...

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Herndon, VA
Reviewed 31 August 2013

The setting on the shores of a picturesque harbor is delightful. The hotel itself is a well maintained 19th century summer place. We were in room 201, which is quite plain. The toilet expressed a short, loud noise periodically as though it was relieving water pressure. I called it to the attention of the front desk, but the noise continued...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 August 2013

I spent 2 nights here in mid-August. The weather was lovely and the view was postcard perfect. The staff was welcoming and helpful, giving us a quick tour upon arrival and offered to help with luggage. The inn fit the description on its website and was what I expected of a Maine inn. Dinner in the restaurant was excellent, but...

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BERWYN
Reviewed 19 August 2013

I read the other reviews, and the one from Aug. 17, 2013 entitled "Charming" really sums it up. The water view is the best part - waking up and looking out the window is a real treat, as is sitting on the porch. We had drinks 2 out of 3 nights at the bar on the dock, and it such...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We stayed here for 2 relaxing days. The hotel is so peaceful and quiet. The hotel has bikes, row boat, croquet fields, tennis court, checkers, and chess. It was foggy on morning relaxed in the living room, rode the bikes around town. Then the sun came out and we took the row boat our and went around the harbor. Then...

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South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 August 2013

My husband and I stayed in the Phillips House, where we had a queen room with a water view. The room was lovely - clean, tastefully decorated, and comfortable. The view we woke up to each morning was just amazing (by far my favorite part of our stay). The bathroom in that room is tiny, but they make that very...

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Amenities

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

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.”
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“Water view is a nice addition.”
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“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.”
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