The majority of my travelling experience has been in traditional hotels and I have not been in a lot of Bed and Breakfasts, but this one was the best overall experience I have had yet. The hosts were very friendly and accommodating. The house and the rooms were clean and comfortable. The setting was very peaceful and private. It is true that you have to drive to any attractions other than the water, but if you want someplace that has a lot within walking distance, stay in the city. This place is a great secluded retreat. There was quite a bit of noise starting about 7:30 or 8:00 each morning as the other guests were getting up which really did not allow sleeping in. The breakfast was good, the best I have had, but still nothing to rant about. They typically had a good fresh baked pastry and would have two basic breakfast food options to try. The coffee and juice were average.
In general, the hospitality and friendliness we experienced in Maine was the best we have experienced on the East coast so far. This place is a perfect example. I don't think anything about it will blow your socks off, but you will have a very nice and pleasant experience at a price point typically a little lower than everywhere else around.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located by the sea on one of Maine's most famous finger peninsulas, historical Harpswell Inn at Lookout Point dominates a knoll overlooking a quaint cove which serves as a snug harbor for lobster boats. Only 8 miles from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, the 2 1/2 acres of expansive oak-shaded lawns offer an exciting and endless selection of sights, sounds and activities to delight our guests. Furnished with antiques, the Inn offers casual elegance and comfortable ambience. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Harpswell Hotel Harpswell
- Harpswell Inn Maine