The Claremont Hotel

PO Box 137 , Southwest Harbor, Maine, 04679, United States | 3 star hotel

Travel Blogs from Southwest Harbor

The Good and the Bad of Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by rollingstone54


... for the meal I sent back. For us this was a 2/5.

Next day we went to the Café This Way on Rodick Street to get lobster rolls. Well, we paid nearly $50 US for two lobster rolls on hot dog buns with chips (not fries) just chips. Waaaayyyyy overpriced! And again only so-so… maybe 3/5. Enough said..

The final night of our stay at Bar Harbour we decided to take another chance and treat ourselves to Italian…Mama DiMatteo’s – one word - Devine!!! It ...

All good things must come to an end...

A travel blog entry by debdewalt


... alive now than I have in a long time.
….that it is healthy to take risks, to not be lazy or ambivalent and to acknowledge strengths and weaknesses within your self.
…that home is great but 'coming home' is better.
….that one can actually survive a month with out their cell phone :)

Thank you for your support and willingness to travel along with me. You have made my adventrue all the better!

Sea kayaking

A travel blog entry by juliephilip


Today was an early start for us. We needed to be at the Sea kayaking office in Southwest Harbor for 8am ready to be taken off in our shuttle at 8.30am. We arrived and joined one other family with 2 children, a couple and another lady with her son, so 12 in total, making 6 kayaks. Brian, our guide for the morning equipped us with a dry bag for our kit, life jackets and a skirt for the kayak to stop us getting wet legs. The sea kayaks we were using ...


A travel blog entry by juliephilip


... that promised stunning views for little effort. It was a sharp mile to the top and could be made into a 3 mile loop back along the coast path so seemed perfect. The boys were quickly in rock monkey heaven as the trail to the top was up a granite rock path, enough variety to keep the boys entertained.

The views from the top were stunning, over to cadillac mountain and we could see a queue of people waiting to go up the ladders on ...

Day 34 - Bar Harbor, Maine

A travel blog entry by dadrukker


... horse drawn carriage rides. Complementing these roads are the stone bridges in the park that provide a wonderful setting. I just wanted to soak this all up. The little town of Bar Harbor is populated with lots of restaurants and shops that clearly cater to the many tourists. So we opted for dinner at the hotel's lobster pound. I'd never heard of a lobster pound ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on PO Box 137 , Southwest Harbor, is near Maine State Sea Kayak, Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop, Wendell Gilley Museum of Bird Carving, and CAT Ferry.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Claremont Hotel Southwest Harbor

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding