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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stop by for reservations and choose your meal. Show up at 6pm and wait for the dinner bell. Delicious lobster dinner. But you must have the blueberry pie. The best I've ever tasted. Simple, quaint, and delicious. A wonderful step back in time.

Thank magnoliablue
Leysin, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 July 2016

If you are looking for deluxe accommodations, do not stay here. However, if you are looking to disconnect from the pace of the 21st century this is the place. The rooms are the epitome of no frills comfort. Clean, airy and just plain relaxing. You can sit on the porch at 6 am and watch the lobstermen check their traps,...

Thank AckExpat
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I almost don't want to write this glowing review because I don't want to share the secret, but I have to admit, Driftwood Inn is my family's happy place. We've been coming for 6 or 7 years and we wouldn't go a year without coming here. It's a beautiful place with multiple porches to sit, relax, and be with the...

2Thank Hermburger
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights while attending a wedding. The reception was on site, and everything was perfect. I did however feel bad for a couple I met that had come from MA and were only staying the 2 nights that the wedding party had basically taken over the building/grounds. They were in the Driftwood building, which most of...

Thank Aimsey5
Haverhill, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great old fashioned place to stay -especially if you love being next to the rocks and listening all night to the waves crashing on them. The Surfside and driftwood buildings were built in the early 1900's with solid structures and pine interiors. They have shared baths and showers with no amenities like hair dryers or coffee makers....

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Every time I have been in the Portland, Freeport, Brunswick and Bath areas, I have always made it a point to stay at the wonderful place. It's not for everyone but it SURE is for me. Quaint, quiet, comfortable and slightly primitive describes it perfectly. They have a very good kitchen which serves local favorites at night and WONDERFUL Blueberry...

2Thank Albert H
Harrisville, NH, United States
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Perfection, but not for everyone! This is a true escape spot for lovers of the Maine Coastline, for that's what it is, meaning there is no television, or phones, shared showers and it is rustic. I personally feel it's wonderful for adults who enjoy sitting with a (byo) glass of wine or beer and starring out to the ocean. It's...

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I have had family and friends stay here. They keep coming back. It has a B&B feel. There are some shared amenities for some rooms, but has an awesome location unparalleled from other establishments. The saltwater pool is not like a chlorinated pool and I expect most people find it unappealing because it is dark and a bit slippery like...

1Thank Patty B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The property has great views and seems like a great place to stay, but the management of this establishment is horrible. We had friends staying at this place who were refused restaurant service because they mistakingly booked them the same weekend the place was rented for a wedding. What the heck were they supposed to do for dining miles away...

2Thank Matthew G
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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I recently visited this Inn on a trip to Maine and feel that there is a huge misrepresentation on the website of the amenities. A) Saltwater drained and not available for use and looks nothing like website picture B) upon arrival we were shown our room that was "trashed" and not ready for inhabitation - most importantly YOU SHARE A...

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Old style cottages and rooms located on Bailey Island, Maine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Inn and Cottages

Address: Bailey Island, ME 04003
Region: United States > Maine > Bailey Island
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Driftwood Inn And Cottages Hotel Bailey Island
Driftwood Inn And Cottages Bailey Island, Maine
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“Room #7 has a half bath and a direct ocean view - beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles Aimsey5, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“For me, on the Ocean, to hear the water at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 224alberth, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“No such thing as a bad room, as the sound of the ocean is everywhere!”
 of 5 bubbles M975NBchristopherm, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Some Rooms share bathrooms.. Most enjoy crashing surf and have beautiful ocean views thru common area access. Quaint atmosphere.”
 of 5 bubbles 395pattyb, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Book early ask staff for recommendations - very helpful... Every room has 30-second access to the water and amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles 915kurkl, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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