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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We spent 4 days at the john Sterling House in July- we had a fantastic time. Susan makes delicious breakfasts, very kind and friendly, but also gives you your space. We stayed in two rooms on the Guest House side and they were lovely and decorated in a charming way, with lots of unique details. Highly recommend. We hope to...

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cliffside park NJ
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I have enjoyed The John Sterling Harbor House several times. Susan and Mark have restored their antique guest house with love and attention to detail. It is a joy to stay there. I always feel welcome and it is the perfect place to unwind. Susan makes a terrific breakfast. She is a caring host. And the garden and the views...

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Niagara Fall
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We've rented this property for many years and each year we look forward to returning, not just because of the great location, but also the hospitality of Susan and Mark Finken, owners.Spectacular views and atmosphere .

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1Thank CharlieVandersluys
Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We spent two days on Monhegan Island. The first day it rained.....and we were so lucky to have Susan, our Innkeeper, to take care of us. We talked, laughed, and ate great food. Susan, you made a rainy day so nice. The Inn is so charming, we loved our room. The views are spectacular! The breakfast was delicious too. The...

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Stratford, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 August 2012

The John Sterling Harbor House is in the spirit of Monhegan Island - it is a basic, no frills inn. Our room overlooked the harbor, had simple antique pieces in it, and had glorious breezes at all times, which made sleeping incredibly blissful. The innkeeper is a gracious host and direct descendant of the builder of the house. Her hospitality...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We stayed 2 nights here June 20 and 21. Susan, the host, was warm and friendly without being intrusive, and prepared delicious rich breakfasts. The location, just up the hill from the landing and across from the Island Inn, couldn't be more convenient. There are areas in the yard to sit and enjoy wonderful views of the harbor and islands....

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carmel
Reviewed 11 August 2011

The arrangements are very flexible and the owner is extremely thoughtul customizing services to your own specific needs. Would stay again. Location is perfect altho it is a small place so most locations good. don't expect your cell phone to work but WIFI does great.

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 April 2011

My wife and I are Mainiacs and graduates of UMaine, living in Florida, and who return to Maine each summer to regain our sanity and peace of mind. Although we have visited Monhegan several times since 1972, 2010 was our first stay at JSHarborhouse and it was fantastic. The Hostess was superb, the scenery spectaular, and we enjoyed three stress-free...

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Upper Hanover Township, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 March 2011

I have been coming to Monhegan Island in the summer for seventeen years, but 2008 was my first summer in the newly-renovated John Sterling Harbor House. The c.1809 building, one of the oldest buildings on the Island, is reminiscent of old Monhegan on the outside, but its newly-refurbished interior is up-to-date. The location of the old house features great views...

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5Thank monhegan
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 19 September 2010

The J S Harbor House is absolutely the best place to stay on Monhegan Island. The location is perfect - just steps away from the dock and other island offerings. Susan is a wonderful hostess and one of the best things about staying at the JSHH. From breakfast cooked to perfection to one of the most comfortable beds I have...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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The John Sterling Harbor House built in 1809 and restored in 2003 overlooks the Atlantic and Manana Island with a rare sunset view of the ocean from the eastern seaboard. Standing at the top of Wharf Hill only 200 feet from the harbor and at the center of Monhegan Island where you will be transported to a place where time stands still.Guest house apartment as well as nightly flat and room rentals are available. Bring that special someone to the most romantic isle in the east. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Sterling Harbor House

Address: 5 Wharf Hill Road, Monhegan Island, ME 04852
Region: United States > Maine > Monhegan Island
Price Range: €93 - €117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“From the bed in the blue room you can gaze west over the water to the coast of Maine and feel your eyes set with the sun.”
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“The rooms on the quaint side of the house have spectacular views. The rooms on the back side of the house have a lovely deck. Either side, you can't miss!”
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