The Most Beautiful Hotel in the World

The Claremont Hotel is the place to stay in Southwest Harbor, Maine.

Onsite amenities include chic cabanas, a heated outdoor swimming pool, an onsite spa, multiple restaurants and bars, and myriad spots from which to enjoy breathtaking views of Somes Sound and Cadillac Mountain. Personalized amenities, services, and experiences, which are available for the exclusive use of our guests, will make your vacation as exhilarating or as relaxing as you wish.



From traditional guest rooms ideal for couples to our 4-bedroom home, Harbor Rose, that can accommodate an entire family or a group of friends, you’ll find over a dozen luxurious guest experiences at The Claremont Hotel. No matter which option you choose, a stylish, breathtaking oasis awaits.

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From morning coffee to evening cocktails and every meal, snack, or indulgence in between, you’ll find a delicious assortment of options at The Claremont. We have two on-site restaurants, a vintage sweet shop/bakery, and a charming bar to satisfy your cravings all day long.

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Guest Activities

Yoga on the Lawn

Seven days a week, we welcome fresh air and fitness enthusiasts to join us for an hour of deep breathing, light stretching and mindfulness on our lawn with the soothing waters of Somes Sound below us. In the event of rain, yoga will take place in the croquet club!

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Featuring a day bed, two chaise lounges, two beach chairs, and a cooler stocked with water and fresh fruit, our cabanas are available for the exclusive use of our hotel guests.

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Croquet Court

The croquet tradition lives on at The Claremont with an impeccably manicured court and stakes that are decidedly less intense.

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Explore Mount Desert Island

There are few places on Earth where you’ll find a greater concentration of natural wonders, outdoor adventure, world-class dining, and spectacular shopping than Acadia National Park. Here in Southwest Harbor, we’re minutes away from everything you’d ever want to do on vacation. Let us help arrange an unforgettable boat charter, a tee time at one of the local golf courses, or a guided sea kayaking tour that will create incredible memories you’ll never forget.

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