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Reviewed 21 March 2012

My wife, 8 year old daughter and I were in Bethel recently on a ski trip, as so many are. We stayed at Austin’s Holidae House B&B for one night as we were booked to stay right at the ski resort, which was unfortunate for us! Upon arrival at this elegant Century old Bed and Breakfast we were greeted by...

Thank ochien
Reviewed 14 March 2012

I chose Austin's Holidae House upon the recommendation of a friend. I was traveling alone, but meeting other parents to watch nordic ski races at the Bethel Inn. Lawrence was The.Most.Gracious.Host.Ever! When I arrived he asked if it was "just me" who needed a room; I sighed and answered "Yes, just me :(". He immediately turned my response around, smiled...

Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Although we love staying at the mountain for convenience, we love Austin's Holidae House for for its ambiance. The innkeepers, Laurence and Marcia, go out of their way to make their guests feel at home. The rooms are clean, cozy and attentively decorated with a Victorian motif. Breakfast is more than adequate and cooked to order. Upon our last stay,...

Thank dtraynor
Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 March 2012

This was such a wonderful change from our usual hotel stays! Laurence could not have been more gracious, from the homemade cookies and banana bread waiting for us in the afternoon, to the personal tour of his kitchen. The breakfast was one of the best we have ever been served, homemade jam, warm scones, homemade bread and granola....not to mention...

Thank Robin C
Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Austin's is a late 1800's Maine home, centrally located in the town of Bethel. The rooms are nicely decorated in the Victorian style of the period, yet the feel of the place is very relaxing and comfortable. Best of all is the hospitality of Lawrence, the owner, who is very attentive to his guests.. Breakfast had several choices, and was...

Thank Dan C
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 March 2012

We enjoyed our stay at Holidae House for our ski weekend at Sunday River. The host, Laurence was very accommodating as well as entertaining. We loved the breakfast with individual tables located downstairs and breakfast is served on your schedule. We left with some homemade jam. This is a perfect Maine get-away which we will return. Ric and GL

Thank Ric D
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 March 2012

We loved our stay here on our ski trip to Sunday River. We got caught in a snow storm and didn't arrive from Boston until 11:30, but our keys were waiting for us with a note of welcome. The accommodations were comfortable and relaxing. We met Laurence in the morning where he was cooking with his wife. They made us...

Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 5 March 2012

We had the pleasure of staying at Austin's Holidae House this past weekend. We were in town to ski at Sunday River in nearby Newry. We loved the location of the hotel- it was on Main Street in Bethel and about a five minute drive to the mountain...perfect! Our host, Laurence, was wonderful! Upon our arrival, we were greeted with...

Thank lmp123
Wareham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Undoubtedly the best B&B my family and I have ever had the pleasure to stay. It's just down the road and around the corner from Sunday River Ski Mountain. It is centrally located in the village of Betel Maine. There are some very good restaurants, shopping boutiques, a video rental store and an awesome crunchy coffee shop just near by....

Thank Joe N
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2012

We stayed there on our honeymoon. We did not request it, but because they knew it was our honeymoon they had a chilled bottle of champagne waiting in our room. Positively the best B&B I have ever stayed at. Their customer service and commitment to detail exceeds the service for platinum customers at the best hotels. The breakfast was excellent....

Thank NSTraveller493

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your soft landing awaits with a restorative stay at the Holidae House Bed & Breakfast located in the center of quaint downtown Bethel, Maine. Fluffy and oh-so-comfortable, the white towels, comforters, sheets and draperies are of posh hotel quality and the embodiment of luxury in contemporary bath, body and bedding amenities. Sublime sleep is achieved complements of comfortable temperature controlled rooms for healthy, happy slumbers. For the ultimate in at-home coziness, the Holidae House B&B is sure to bring you many sweet dreams, timeless memories and a yearning desire to return for more. Comfy mattresses, elegant bed-dressings, beautiful silver tea trays, oriental rugs and carpets invite guests to relax in the well-appointed rooms. Each room has its own private bath, some with showers only and others with full bath tub and shower. Enjoy a delicious, home cooked gourmet breakfast during your stay with us. Start your day off with Jeanette's creations including Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast with blueberries, strawberries and raspberries, Made From Scratch Blueberry Pancakes, Apple Cinnamon French Toast and others. We use free range organic eggs and maple syrup, both sourced locally. We also pick our own blueberries and apples and use them as long as the supply lasts. Jeanette's fresh baked breads are used in many of our breakfasts. For coffee lovers we grind beans each morning to provide you with the freshest coffee possible, and we even have decaf beans! For tea lovers we offer over 20 Twinings Teas, including black, herbal and green teas. We also have hot chocolate and spiced apple cider packets. A selection of juices is offered including orange, grapefruit and grape. Fresh fruit is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holidae House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 85 Main Street, PO Box 475, Bethel, ME 04217 (Formerly Holidae House B&B)
Region: United States > Maine > Bethel
Price Range: $178 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holidae House Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Holidae House Bed & Breakfast Bethel, Maine
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