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Elsa's Inn On The Harbor

Traveller (28)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (1)
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“front porch”(7 reviews)
“maine coast”(8 reviews)
“lobster boats”(9 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Room Service
Fitness centre
Business Centre
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
179 Main St, Prospect Harbor, Gouldsboro, ME 04669-5003
27,5 km to Bar Harbor Airport
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Neat , clean, very cozy. Very friendly hosts, knowledgeable of the surrounding area. You can see the lobster boats directly across the harbor. Reasonably good home-cooked breakfast was included. Located just a couple of miles from the Schoodic Peninsula portion of Arcadia National Park, perhaps...More

Response from ManagerMeg, Owner at Elsa's Inn On The HarborResponded 13 February 2018

Things begin to shut down up here on the Maine coast after Columbus Day. But, that can be when it is most beautiful. You don't have to share the Park with too many tourists and yes, the local watering hole, the Pickled Wrinkle, is turned...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

This Inn is in a renovated old house in Prospect Harbor. The breakfast food was outstanding! I overheard a British visitor say they wish they could find food this good in England. The room was exceptionally clean. It had an enormous bathroom with a walk-in...More

Thank Mazeroski
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Stumbled onto this lovely establishment while traveling to visit a friend in the far northeast. Gracious accommodations on the first floor with private entrance. Wifi, large TV, very comfortable bed, wonderful breakfasts in a.m. and wine and fresh treats in the afternoon. Relaxing front porch...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Elsa's Inn on the Harbor is the best B&B we have ever stayed in. The location is perfect - one of the last few places on the Maine coast that is not overcrowded and still has everything one could want from Maine. Elsa's staff is...More

Thank beckcraft1
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Fiancé and I picked this spot to celebrate our engagement after seeing the great reviews and speaking to Scott the owner. We brought our dog and stayed for two nights in Dorothy's room. Scott directed us to some hiking trails and restaurants all within 10...More

Thank Chris W
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Price range
US$142 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
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United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Gouldsboro > Prospect Harbor
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"Only six rooms, most, if not all, have a view of the harbor. Rooms are small but cozy."
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"Most rooms have their own outside entrance. It might be good to ask for one of them."
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"All the rooms are quiet, the second floor has wonderful views"
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"great views, great people"
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