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Five Gables Inn

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Five Gables is a quiet, comfortable B&B overlooking the Maine coast. It's outside the town and very secluded. The innkeepers have done a first-rate renovation of a historic inn. While the rooms are small and without AC, they are comfortable and charming. What makes the...More

Thank BronxSteve
Response from Splau, Owner at Five Gables InnResponded 1 week ago

Steve: Thank you for your kind words, they are much appreciated. We have found that the Five Gables really is a special place and seems to draw a terrific group of guests which make "being on the spot and friendly" pretty easy. However, we have...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

When I originally inquired about staying at the inn, they were full. I left my name and number in hopes something would open up and it did! My wife and I spent two nights in room 11 and absolutely loved the experience. We ate way...More

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My wife and I were doing a 35th anniversary trip, partially revisiting places we had been on our 1982 honeymoon. The first time we stayed in beautiful downtown Boothbay Harbor but decided to go for a quieter location. The Five Gables Inn is a few...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The Five Gables was our first of seven B&Bs during our trip to New England and it was by far our favorite!!! Everything was done first class! Our room was lovely, the inn was extraordinarily clean & beautifully decorated and Susan’s cooking was outstanding! Her...More

Thank Peri G
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A great place for our weekend in the Boothbay area. The location is beautiful, the inn comfortable, and the views gorgeous.(Paying a bit more for a room facing the water is definitely worth it.) Breakfasts were delicious, and eating on the porch looking out over...More

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$158 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$158 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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stevec1109
27 June 2017|
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Response from Splau | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in the Five Gables. Although we are certifiable pet lovers, the inn is small and the rooms are so unique that we have not been able to come up with an approach that would allow for pets and not... More
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Robin F
12 May 2016|
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Hi: Sorry for the delay in getting back in touch. Our daughter Bonnie was graduating from college and we took a little time away to celebrate with her. Part of the charm of the Five Gables is that it is an old inn, the flip... More
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Kleg1980
30 June 2015|
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Response from Splau | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in the Five Gables. We do not have air conditioning, the rooms are cooled by the fresh, cool ocean breezes and ceiling fans. As our coastal area cools considerably at night, it is seldom too hot... More
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"Room 11 has a great view of the bay!"
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"We had room 5 with bay view and king size bed."
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"Go for a room with a water view! Room 8 had 2 comfy chairs, but some rooms didn't have upholstered..."
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"room 8 would be perfect"
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