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    The Birches Bed and Breakfast

    46 Fernald Point Rd, PO Box 178, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4611
    (207) 249-6441
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    Reviewed 30 January 2017

    This is a rather late review, but one I have been wanting to complete because our stay at The Birches was such a treat. First, Suzi accommodated us due to a last minute inquiry on our end and a last minute cancellation on her end....More

    1  Thank Malcolm S
    Response from TheBirchesBB, Owner at The Birches Bed and BreakfastResponded 18 May 2017

    Hi Malcolm, I'm rather late in sending off our thanks for such a glowing review. Spring has kept Mike and I silly busy preparing for season while hosting many interesting travelers from far and wide. Delighted you enjoyed your stay. Makes us happy to share...More

    Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

    Most enjoyable Inn experience visiting Maine in January. Highlights: 1). The hosts! Susi is really great company and put on a delicious eggs Benedict, with some seriously good, thick bacon. 2). The view of Southwest Harbor and the islands 3). Comfortable rooms, cozy living room,...More

    2  Thank Christoph C
    Response from TheBirchesBB, Owner at The Birches Bed and BreakfastResponded 18 May 2017

    Christoph, awe shucks, you're making me a little embarrassed. Don't want to get an oversized head! But really, thank you for the kind thoughts. Who would of thought January in Maine could be fun??? Come see us again soon! Susi

    Reviewed 25 November 2016

    Suzi was amazing in her knowledge of the local area: trails, restaurants, places not to miss!! House was beautiful, setting quiet. Will return often!! Great breakfast in a family setting with other guests

    1  Thank rnld878
    Response from TheBirchesBB, Owner at The Birches Bed and BreakfastResponded 18 May 2017

    There is no better review a host can get than "Will return often". Just remember, you don't have to wait for another anniversary...just saying...Thank you, Susi

    Reviewed 7 November 2016

    I surprised my boyfriend with a trip to Maine to hike, bike and geocache in and around Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. Our home base was the charming Birches Bed and Breakfast from Nov 2-6. We had the place to ourselves for three...More

    3  Thank RPCVUganda
    Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

    Highlight of our 10 day road trip thru New England was a stop over at the Birches in SouthWest Harbor ME. Owner/hostess Susie was a knowledgeable delight from start to finish. She coordinated a lobster boating tour, dining reservations and even set coffee out for...More

    1  Thank Moonshadow33
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$184 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • DownEast and Acadia Maine >
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    • Southwest Harbor
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    miligold1
    30 May 2016|
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    Response from jyo_nyc | Reviewed this property |
    I certainly wasn't disappointed! :) If you read my review, among many others, you will see that most of them are very positive. It's definitely clean and not shabby at all.
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    18 June 2015|
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    Response from TheBirchesBB | Property representative |
    Hi Ginny, Thank you for your interest in The Birches B&B in Southwest Harbor. We have two rooms with water views and the downstairs solarium overlook the water. Additionally, the croquet court, the terrace, and the lawn... More
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    "Library room has a great view and tons of unique old books"
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    "It is ocean front but no beach. I recommend the Turret Room 1 which is ocean front!"
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    "Ocean view, Tower Room and Library have the best views."
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    "All the rooms had views of either the ocean or the gardens."
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