The Most Beautiful Hotel in the World

Exciting changes and luxurious upgrades are happening at The Claremont Hotel.

We’ve taken great care to retain the historic charm of this iconic Southwest Harbor property while elevating the guest experience. From the high-end linens and décor of every guest room to the reimagined restaurants and bar areas, The Claremont Hotel delivers an unparalleled vacation experience.

New additions include a heated outdoor swimming pool, an onsite spa, and multiple spots from which to enjoy breathtaking views of Somes Sound and Cadillac Mountain. Personalized amenities, services, and experiences will make your vacation as exhilarating or as relaxing as you wish. This is your opportunity to witness the rebirth of one of the most beautiful hotels in Maine while enjoying all the attractions that make Acadia a top tourist destination in the U.S.

design elements of The Claremont Hotel


From traditional guest rooms ideal for couples to our 3-bedroom Ocean House 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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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 arrange an unforgettable deep sea fishing adventure, 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.

coastline of Mount Desert Island

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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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Whether for a swim or to admire the stunning panoramic view of Somes Sound, next-level relaxation awaits at our pool day or night.

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