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The perfect Location In the Heart of Acadia

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms 2 baths, larger private backyard

WI-FI Cable TV

Walk out the door to the newest trail in Acadia, Otter Cove Trail .4 miles to the Cove,

from there you can hike the Gorham Mountain Trail or the Shore Trail to Thunder Hole,Sand Beach

or the Beehive.... "in our opinion " the BEST LOCATION

to explorer the BEST of the Park and Island!

Otter Lodge Cottage is a large 4 bedroom 2 bath home with a nice large yard with a fire pit for nightly family gatherings. BBQ grill, 2 picnic table, load of outside chairs and a tree swing, perfect for a relaxing week .

Otter Lodge is tucked down

a quiet street in the The Village of Otter Creek just 3.5 miles


of Bar Harbor at the end of the Lane you can hop on the FREE Island

Explorer, it runs every 30 min.

Located in the Heart of Acadia National Park

- The Village of Otter Creek is completely surrounded by

Acadia National Park Border and our Village Trail

where a beautiful 10 minute walk takes you to Otter Cove, the Ocean

and the Ocean Trail - which continues onto Otter Cliffs, The Gorham

Mountain Trail Head, Thunder Hole, and Sand Beach.

A 10 minute walk from Otter Lodge in the other direction

will deliver you to the Cadillac Mountain South Ridge Trail Head.

The Free Island Explorer Bus stops at the end of the lane providing

hourly service for you (and your bikes) into Bar Harbor and onto all

other major hiking & biking trails.

This lovely home is loaded with Downeast charm inside & out....

Wildflowers and perenials grace the flower beds around the property.

Enjoy an evening cook-out on the grill

and top it off with s'moors and stargazing

around the rustic stone fire pit!

Inside you will find Otter Lodge just as charming.

The Living Room features a large sectional sofa, handbraided area

rug, light & airy valances draped over wood branches, reproduction

Grandma Moses prints, antique travel trunks and a library of good


books, games and puzzles stocked on the shelves.

Assorted treasures collected from around the island are featured

thruout the cottage.

Whether you are looking to get-away from the crowds

or a location ideal for exploring the wonders of Acadia

we hope that you will choose Otter Lodge Cottage

for your Acadia Vacation!

More Details

Property Manager
Otter Creek Cottages
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our daily walks to the Otter Creek Market for there

great morning coffee.. and walking the local trail to the loop road.. Our highlights included shell hunting along the wonderland trail, hiking the Bubble Rock and the Beech Mt. trail

the kids enjoyed ice cream around the Village Green in Bar Harbor,we enjoyed sleeping with the windows open and feeling the cool breezes blowing through the trees.

See you again...
Aug 2012
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Otter Creek Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , second floor , tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , main floor, shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • tennis
3 bedrooms Each is thoughtfully appointed and feature high treadcount sheets, plenty of pillows, blankets etc. 2 of bedrooms queen beds 3rd bedroom with 2 Full Beds 4 twin beds on 3rd. floor 2 Full Bathrooms: Both are stocked with thick & thirsty cotton face, hand & bath towels.. Kitchen: Fully equipped with all your cookwear needs and dinner service for 12.(appliances include: Dishwasher, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Toaster) Library: Bookshelves in the living room are stocked with some great old books, puzzles and games. Cable TV, WI-FI Washer and Dryer Gas Grill Family Fire Pit in back yard!! Heat Fans


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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The perfect Location In the Heart of Acadia
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 19 reviews
Guntersville, AL

The house and its great location offers relaxed charm in exceptional natural beauty.

  • 4 of 5

This is an old house that really feels like a "home" so you get to enjoy the charm and comfort of New England and relaxed back-country Maine. The home's location offers a very short walk to the free bus that takes you almost everywhere on Desert Island and frees you from traffic congestion and parking problems. Ten of us spanning three generations enjoyed the home and the spacious back yard and came away with good memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable, quiet surroundings with the Acadia National Park right outside the back door!

  • 4 of 5

Cottage accommodated seven people nicely. Convenient updated appliances, comfortable sleeping arrangements, enjoyed the large yard and s'mores around the camp fire. Outstanding vacation spot!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your week at Otter Lodge We love our location with our Village totally surrounded by Acadia National Park, my favorite hikes our just out the door and on one of the trails ! So glad to had s'mores by the firepit, what a great way to end you day under the starry night sky that we have .... We do hope you will stay with us again.
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Very nice place to launch your Acadia adventure

  • 5 of 5

The location allowed easy access to trails and all the things that Acadia and Bar Harbor had to offer - especially with a shuttle bus stop conveniently located.

The house had room to move and a wide comfortable kitchen for our group dinners.

Sorry we hadn't met the managers, as I am betting we would have gotten even more insider info on things to see.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry we did not meet while you were here... that is one of my favorite things to do! Always here for any questions or information you may need. So glad your group of 8 enjoyed your stay at Otter Lodge hope you had several wonderful kayak trips and enjoyed the wonderful hiking! Please back and stay with us again..
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Perfect place for our family gathering

  • 5 of 5

There were 10 of us... we enjoyed our stay very much, great location , enjoyed the

firepit at night. nice cool breeze. kids went to hiking trail down the street .

Enjoyed the Otter Creek Markets Lobster Dinner on the picnic tables. We will

definitely stay here again. It is ideal for our family and this was our second stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location - quiet neighborhood - close to Bar Harbor and trails

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to avoid the hustle & bustle of BH and this was a perfect spot. It was just a 10 minute drive in to town for dinner/shopping. The Otter Creek Market at the end of the street had all of our basic needs and we stopped in daily. We were also in close proximity to some great trails. It was a great home base for everything we wanted to do on MDI. We tried the free shuttle only once which was an easy 10 minute ride in, but a grueling 1.5 hour ride back due to the crazy amounts of holiday traffic on Park Loop Road.

The house was spacious, clean and well stocked. There were plenty of bed options which was convenient as parts of our family only stayed for part of the week. We enjoyed a fire in the backyard pit once and sat out in the sunny backyard multiple days and enjoyed the sound of birds & nature.

The house had one minor issue due to recent plumbing work and Peggy was very responsive and had it resolved in record time. They were great hosts - thank you so much! We'd love to come back in the fall sometime!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethany, CT

Great place for a family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We rented the "Otter Lodge" for a family reunion. It was such a comfortable site for our event. The kitchen was spacious and well equipped, the living room was comfortable for relaxing and visiting together. The yard included plenty of space for frisbee and eating outside. Even better, our large group was able to overflow into campsites in the adjacent Blackwoods Campground (NPS), the Otter Creek Inn (a small privately owned motel)as well as a second rental home owned by the same owner. There was plenty of room for everyone, all within easy walking distance. Otter Creek is so convenient, close to rock climbing at Otter Cliffs, hiking and biking throughout the park and cultural events in the town of Bar Harbor.The house is close to the park bus line so it's easy to get around.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Bar Harbor
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Burning Tree
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Sand Beach
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Biking.

* Hiking.

* Whale Watching.

* Light House Tours.

* Rock Climbing.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hiking.

* Biking.

* Kayaking.

* Canoeing.

* Painting.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Ranger Hikes and Talks.

* Exploring Tide Pools.

* Walks in the Park.

* Camp fire.

* Sun Sets and Sun Rise on Cadillac.

Bar Harbor is just 3.5 miles away where you can find galleries,

restaurants, shops, tours, bicycle & kayak rentals etc..Acadia Nationl Parks newest hiking trail to Otter Cove

connecting to the Gorham Mountain Trail this opens miles of hiking from the cottage.... and just a short walk to the shore and Otter Cove

with connector trails to the BEST HIKING

(in our opion) in the Park !

We offer Wi-Fi

Cable TV

Within The Village of Otter Creek and the Otter Creek Market ,bus stop for the FREE Island Explorer Bus.:

Enjoy a Lobster Dinner or a great Lobster Roll at the

local Otter Creek Market or a great cup of coffee.

The Burning Tree - one of Maines finest gourmet restaurants in


walking distance (reservations strongly reccomended) Do stop in the little Otter Creek Market ,at the end of the street, my favorite place for a Lobster Dinner ! or coffee and muffin before starting your day...

Nearby are entrances to some of the best hiking trails in the Park,as well as ahuge variety of outdoor activities including canoeing,kayaking, rock climbing,sailing and biking.

- Or -

hop aboard the Free Island Explorer Bus at the end of the lane which

provides hourly service to all other major hiking trails.


From the cottage you can saddle up & head out

where a Southern Route down Otter Creek Drive allows you to connect

with The Park Loop Road then peddle on to Wildwood Stables and a

network of carriage roads ideal for biking, hiking and horseback


The Free Island Explorer Bus stops at the end of the lane & provides

hourly transportation for you and Your Bikes into Bar Harbor and


the carriage trails .... we like to bike out & take the bus back!

If you are bringing your bikes or kayaks we have a shed for storing

*Bike rental available in Bar Harbor

Kayak rentals and tour a fun way to be on the water

Kayaks can be rented in Bar Harbor,Southwest Harbor, Long Pond.

Rock Climbing: just a great adventure!

aprox 10 minute drive to Otter Cliffs parking lot.

If you are not an highly experienced climber

- we suggest you not attempt Otter Cliffs without a guide!

We climb with Jeff at Atlantic Climbing School his guides are first


- Even if you don't climb we suggest you take a hike out to the

cliffs to watch!

Horseback Riding:

Boarding is available at Wildwood Stables.

Wildwood also offers carriage rides up Day Mountian.

Boat Cruises:

In nearby Northeast Harbor the park service offers tours of Somes

Sound and Cranberry Isle. So much to do in so little time...


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

cancellation Policy:
30 days or more 75% refund
29 till 14 days 25 % refund
13 days or less no refund
8% sales tax add to rental fee
NON Smoking Rental

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.