Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Inn

202 Corea Rd , Prospect Harbor, ME 04669 USA (Show map)

About

Discover the serenity and warm hospitality of our inn five minutes from Acadia National Park at Schoodic. Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Inn, an historic sea captain's home c. 1860, stands on 200 acres at the head of Sand Cove in the heart of beautiful Downeast Maine. At Oceanside Meadows your hosts, Sonja Sundaram and Ben Walter have two very specific goals; to ensure that you have an extraordinary experience staying at their historic inn which has been restored to its former glory with your comfort in mind, and to introduce you to their ever growing 200 acre nature preserve. Husband and wife team, Sonja, whose background lies in geography and teaching, and Ben, whose specialties are marine biology and ecotoxicology, are committed to the environmental preservation of this extraordinary place. Oceanside Meadows marries all that you would expect from an historic inn that has been open since 1860, with an unparalleled opportunity to explore and understand Maine's environment and its natural splendor. We welcome you to explore our inn and the wonders of our peninsula and surrounding area. Treat yourself to a relaxing respite on the ocean. Be lulled to sleep by the sound of the surf on our private sandy beach. Individually appointed bedrooms are all furnished with your comfort in mind. Ocean and meadow views, private baths, flowers from the garden and gentle sea breezes await you.

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Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6

A memorable, restful stay

5 on October 12, 2017

Enjoying the scenery and charm of this unique inn was a wonderful way for us to celebrate a special anniversary. We loved that it is located in a quiet area with the ocean across the street. We had a front room, so listening to the crash of waves every night was fantastic.


A bit of heaven at the Maine shore

5 on October 11, 2017

Our stay at Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Inn was wonderful. The Inn brings you back to a time gone by as you view the sea from its windows. A respite from today's hustle and bustle world!


Calm and beautiful

5 on October 08, 2017

A beautiful old house close to the silent bay with very nice and big rooms and outstanding breakfast. Interesting surroundings with good possibilities for easy hiking and a ferry to Acadia national park.


quiet location close to Arcadia National Park

4.6 on September 29, 2017

We enjoyed the calm and originality of the location on Schoodic Peninsula. We took the boat from Winther Harbour to Bar Harbour - so fine, and rented bicycles. We also had a fine day exploring Schoodic.


Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Inn

5 on September 17, 2017

My stay at the inn was wonderful. Beautiful surroundings. The ocean view from my room was spectacular - the sound of the waves each night - so perfect. Ben was a gracious host - the staff was very friendly - all of which you made you feel welcomed.


Favorite so far

5 on September 15, 2017

Very quaint but lovely rooms. Loved the view from the rocking chairs in our room. Fabulous breakfast. They even made a special breakfast for my husband who refuses to eat vegetables. Would absolutely stay there again1


Great bed and breakfast

4.8 on July 17, 2016

Our stay there couldn't have been better..Ben and the staff treated us great! We felt special..the food was excellent..Dolly was a treat...I'd highly recommend the place and this area of Maine...loved it..


A great Inn

4.8 on July 16, 2016

Ben and the staff were excellent...it was even more than we expected...we were treated royally..the breakfast and Dolly were superb..the trails peaceful..the ocean was so close and the beach tranquil...Go to this place..you won't regret it..


A Week to Remember

4.8 on July 11, 2016

In reading reviews of this Inn, I am searching for words to describe my experience. This Inn and location are much more then claimed. My husband and I found it to be a refuge, a retreat from today's news media, worries, and cares. It has all the charm of a New England B & B, plus a delicious breakfast that is again more then just good food, but beautifully presented each morning. The staff are gracious people, happy to know you. Ben, (the owner) takes time to talk to new guests and to acquaint everyone to make sure you know all the details of this beautiful area, where to go, where to eat, and what there is to do. So, yes, I second all the reviews declaring just how "special" this place is-go and find out for yourself!!!! Patricia M.


Oceanside Acadia

5 on October 14, 2014

This was the best B&B we stayed at. It was fabulous! Everything it claimed to be and more! The private beach was quiet and peaceful and the trails were wonderful - complete with descriptions of habitats, indigenous creatures and their life cycles. It was a great learning experience and fun besides.


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Rooms & Rates

Room S5

This ocean view room in our 1820's farmhouse has a queen sized bed and private bathroom, from this room you can see and hear the surf crashing on our private sandy beach.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 3

This room in our historic sea captains house looks over the meadows and gardens and has a queen sized bed and private bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 6

This room in our historic sea captains house looks over the meadows and gardens and has windows facing both north and east for the sunrise. The sound of surf crashing on the beach which on the south sidemakes this a very popular room for many of our guests. It has a queen sized bed and private bathroom. A twin rollaway bed or a crib can be added to this room should it be needed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room S7

We call this the room at the top, it is on the third floor of the 1820's farmhouse, From this room you can see and hear the surf crashing on our private sandy beach. It has a queen sized bed and large private bath with a claw foot bath tub and shower looking over the meadows and gardens; a perfect place to luxuriate and watch for moose.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 8

This ocean view suite in our historic sea captains house has a bedroom with a queen sized bed and private bathroom with victorian clawfoot bathtub with shower combination. From this room you can see and hear the surf crashing on our private sandy beach. Additionally there is a large adjoining living room private to the suite that looks over the garden offering two twin beds.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 1

This suite spans the Sea Captain's house and has views both over the private sandy beach and up to the meadows behind the house. It has a king sized bed and private bathroom with its own living room area as well as a room adjoining with two twin beds, ideal as a dressing room if you are not traveling with children.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room S1

This ocean view suite in our 1820's farmhouse has a cathedral ceiling and french doors that open out on to a private deck, where you can sit and watch the surf crashing on our private sand beach. It has a king sized bed and private bathroom and the sound of the surf to lull you to sleep. This room is accessed at the ground floor level although the room is one level above the ground (because of the lay of the land) and commands a great view. Having ground level access makes this suite an excellent for people who have difficulty with stairs. Please note this building has wheel chair access but their is one step to access the room. One twin rollaway bed and one crib can be added to this room should it be needed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room S4

This room in our 1820's farmhouse looks over the meadows and gardens and has a queen sized bed and private bathroom. One twin rollaway bed or one crib can be added to this room should it be needed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 4

This small ocean front room in our historic sea captains house has a queen sized bed and private bathroom. From this room you can see and hear the surf crashing on our private sandy beach. This room which is two levels above the ground commands a wonderful view over the ocean which is worth climbing the two flights of stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room S2

This ocean view room in our 1820's farmhouse has a queen and a twin sized bed and private bathroom, from this room you can see and hear the surf crashing on our private sandy beach.This ground floor room and its bathroom is wheel chair accessible with a large drive in double shower. One twin rollaway bed and one crib can be added to this room should it be needed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Room 2

This ocean front room in our historic sea captains house has a queen sized bed and private bathroom, From this room you can see and hear the surf crashing on our private sandy beach.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room S6

This room in our 1820's farmhouse looks over the meadows and gardens and has a queen sized bed and private bathroom with spacious corner shower. One twin rollaway bed and one crib can be added to this room should it be needed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 7

This room in our historic sea captains house looks over the meadows and gardens and has a queen sized bed and private bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room S3

This ocean front room in our 1820's farmhouse has a queen sized bed and private bathroom, from this room you can see and hear the surf crashing on our private sandy beach. One twin rollaway bed or one crib can be added to this room should it be needed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 5

This ocean front room in our historic sea captains house has a queen sized bed and private bathroom, From this room you can see and hear the surf crashing on our private sandy beach. A twin rollaway bed or a crib can be added to this room should it be needed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Oceanfront, Oceanview, Small town

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, 4 local Light Houses, Acadia National Park 5 mins away, Bell Foundry, Glass Blowing, Private Sand Beach, Whale Watch Cruises, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Telephone, Wired internet

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Radio

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Mountain Climbing, Four Masted Schooner, Whale Watching, Concerts, Lighthouses, Science Lectures, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3.00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11.00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Limited Available thru excellent local childcare agency
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A 50% deposit is required at the time of reservation.
  • Cancellations: Regarding cancellations we will gladly refund your deposit in full if accommodations are re-booked to another party for same dates and rooms reserved. Early departures will be handled in the same manner.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Ben and Sonja Walter Sundaram

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: Between 7:30 and 9:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

We serve a multi-course organic vegetarian breakfast


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