Mount Desert Island Hotels and Boarding Houses

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 84 - Hulls Cove, Maine  04644

(updated 8 October 2023)

Welcome to the Hotels and Boarding Houses on Mount Desert Island home page, part of the Mount Desert Island Cultural History Project.

Purpose of this web page: The purpose of this web page is to present information about hotels and boarding houses, primarily through the mid-1900s, on Mount Desert Island.

You can help by sending information, including images, by e-mail to or by traditional mail to the address at the top of this page. And, of course, please report all errors found on this website.

Below is a list of Mount Desert Island’s towns. Click on any town name and you will be taken to a page for the hotels and boarding houses in that town.

Bar Harbor
Mount Desert
Southwest Harbor