Acadia Workshop Center - Lodging Choices
NOTE: Please visit the individual websites for detailed information and rates
Please note:  The Bar Harbor  area is not a convenient choice for lodging. 
It's on the other side of the island at least 30 minutes away from the Center.

The Seawall Motel
(5.25 miles - 12 minutes from the studio) has sparkling clean, comfortable, smoke-free, modern rooms overlooking the ocean. There are two queen-sized beds in most rooms.  All rooms have private baths and televisions. WiFi service is available on site. Sorry, pets are not permitted.
Includes Breakfast - Continental Style Plus available 7-9 AM

The Seawall Motel
566 Seawall Road, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679


Starred listings may offer a small discount for our students! Mention that you are taking a workshop

*Garden Cottage at Bass Harbor
(minutes away from the studio)
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-3)  Relax on our patio and enjoy the garden. We have a fully stocked kitchen for those who like to cook.
Garden Cottage at  Bass Harbor
Rt. 102A, Bass Harbor, ME 04653   617-784-8393

*Parsons Oceanfront Cottages
(1.8 miles - 3 minutes from the studio)
Oceanfront cottages with private beach, fantastic views of the outer islands, dramatic sunsets, and a great spot to launch your kayaks or canoes. There are two small cottages plus the Guest House that can sleep 7.  All are well equipped for housekeeping, heated, and are exceptionally clean and comfortable.
Parsons Oceanfront Cottages
16 Rich Brother's Way, Bernard, Maine 04612  207-244-5673

*Sunset Cottages
(2 miles - 3 minutes from studio)
Three charming cottages with
Oceanfront Views, Housekeeping,
Linens and Towels, Heating for Cool Nights,
Cable or Satellite TV, Microwave,
Outside Grill & Picnic Table, Wi-Fi Internet Access
Sunset Cottages
PO Box 223 - Bernard, ME 04612

*Seaside Cottages - 4 cottages available
(2 miles - 3 minutes from studio)
We invite you to share with us the beauty of our property on Mount Desert Island.   Our home and cottages share 500 feet of bold granite and stone beach shoreline along Blue Hill Bay.    Sit on deck to enjoy beautiful sunsets. Come relax and enjoy the peaceful and quiet setting.  Our rates are competitive and the setting incomparable. Off the RIchtown Road
Seaside Cottages
41 Gunlow Pond Road (off the Richtown Road)
West Tremont, ME   04612
(207) 866-3546 (November 1st to April 1st)
(207) 244-7746 (April 1st to November 1st)
Proprietors:   Jay and Kathy Shields

Skylark Cottage - West Tremont
(about 5 minutes away)
Welcome to Skylark, a quaint & adorable island vacation getaway. This lovely decorated and modern cottage features hardwood floors, skylights, second floor bedroom and bathroom, completely furnished and ready for your vacation stay.

*Artist's Cottage - Southwest Harbor  (minutes away)
The Artist's Cottage is a perfect getaway for one or two people. These quarters have a king size bed, 2nd floor peeks at the Harbor and out islands. The first floor, has shower/bath, studio kitchen, cable TV, comfy seating after a day in the park.
Call Barbara Fleming  207-266-6187

Hutchins Cottages at Acadia
(6.5 miles - 10 minutes from the studio)
Six, three bedroom, housekeeping cottages located in a quiet, rustic, wooded setting a convenient 5 minute walk to the village of Southwest Harbor.  Clean, spacious, well-equipped with Wi-Fi internet access.
Hutchins Cottages
#3 Hutchins Lane, P.O. Box 665  Southwest Harbor, Maine 04679  207-244-9687
Proprietor: Kristin Hutchins

The Moorings Inn - in Manset, 5 minutes from  AWC.
Suites or Cottages available.  Situated on the shore with an incredible view of Somes Sound. 
The Moorings Inn Waterfront
133 Shore Road, Manset - 207-244-5523 / 800-596-5523

*Tranquility Cottage  - within walking distance.
This cottage is a spacious three-bedroom shingle-style home surrounded by quiet evergreen woods.  Sleeps six...
This year-round cottage combines the comforts you would expect to find in a country inn with the privacy and freedom of a well-appointed private home. Every effort has been made to provide visitors with the components of a relaxing and memorable vacation.
978 458-0372 or 978 501-2818

Anna's Quietside Cottages 207-266-8017

Ann's Point Inn
(approx. 1/2 mile away)
A luxurious four-diamond contemporary B&B on the quiet side of Mt. Desert Island. Secluded and romantic, yet close to beautiful Acadia National Park and the towns of Bass Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Bar Harbor, Maine.

At the end of a peninsula in Bass Harbor, this lovely inn sits on two acres surrounded on three sides by scenic harbor waters. Four luxurious guest rooms with water views, an indoor heated pool, Finnish sauna, jet-filled hot tub, and nearly 700 feet of private shoreline suggest why some guests tell us Ann's Point Inn is “a little piece of paradise”.
Ann's Point Inn
79 Anns Point Road, Bass Harbor, Maine 04653

Group / Family lodging?
Contact:  Jane W. Pooler, GRI, CRS
MDI Vacation Homes, P O Box 55,  11 Seal Cove Road
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679  207-244-0607
Fax: 207-244-0608

Pet Friendly Lodgingplease check their websites
Bass Harbor Head Cottage 207-266-0270
HarborView Motel and Cottages 207-5031
Seawall Point Cottage 207-244-3986
The Moorings 207-244-5523
Thurlow Acres 207-244-5188

For more lodging choices and information about the area you can also go to:

Camping info here

or call 207-460-4119
The Atlantic Ocean at your doorstep