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    The Birches Bed and Breakfast

    46 Fernald Point Rd, PO Box 178, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4611
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Loved staying here! The house itself is charming, comfortable, and interesting. The view and location are great. It's a nice, quiet place that is close to great restaurants and shops without being caught up in the bustle of Bar Harbor. By far the best part...More

    Thank jhishar
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Susie was a wonderful host! She was warm, welcoming, kind, generous, and eager to please. She allowed our emotional support animal to stay with us, and treated Ms. Lilly like a queen. She gave us hiking and restaurant options which were great. Lastly, she's a...More

    Thank Matthew S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Totally prohibitive rate for what you get. This is not a high end b&b at all. We stayed at high end b&bs on the coast for less money and they were of a totally different level. Furniture in the room was cheap. The sitting room...More

    1  Thank Mikeworld
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Our family of 4 had a wonderful time at the Birches. We had a family room which was perfect for us. Susie and her team were fabulous hosts. We appreciated all the recommendations which helped us make the most of our time in Acadia. Great...More

    2  Thank JoyCot64
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Charming B&B just outside town in SW Harbor; Susi is an excellent host, very conscientious and concerned with her guests' enjoyment. Takes pride in preparing great breakfast and in advising guests as to spots to see and pros and cons of local restaurants. Property is...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • USD 259 - USD 325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 4
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    miligold1
    31 May 2016|
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    Response from jyo_nyc | Reviewed this property |
    I certainly wasn't disappointed! :) If you read my review, among many others, you will see that most of them are very positive. It's definitely clean and not shabby at all.
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    19 June 2015|
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    Response from TheBirchesBB | Property representative |
    Hi Ginny, Thank you for your interest in The Birches B&B in Southwest Harbor. We have two rooms with water views and the downstairs solarium overlook the water. Additionally, the croquet court, the terrace, and the lawn... More
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