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Penury Hall Bed & Breakfast: Skipper Room


Penury Hall Bed & Breakfast: Skipper Room

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience92% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

A comfortable 2 story village home framed by gardens. Bright colors, lots of books, antiques, paintings and comfortable chairs and beds inhabit the interior spaces. The atmosphere is friendly and casual and Widget, a black cat, often welcomes you.


Cable TV
Indoor Fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


35 Reviews

Hrishikesh User Profile
May 2018
Me and my wife stayed at Gretchen’s place for 3 nights. The house was very clean with lots of beautiful paintings on the walls. The location is also convenient to many tourist spots in Acadia National Park (10 mins from Mt. Acadia trail and 25 mins from Bar Harbor). There is also…
Ruth User Profile
October 2017
Gretchen is a delightful host and prepared delicious breakfasts for us. She gave us helpful tips on places to dine when we returned in the evening after spending the day in Acadia Park. We enjoyed our time chatting with Gretchen in the evening and also at breakfast. Our bed w…
Stephanie User Profile
October 2017
Gretchen and her bed & breakfast were just lovely. Close proximity to Acadia National Park was a relief, especially when waking up early to beat the sunrise at the top of Cadillac Mountain. Driving back, you may find yourself looking forward to Gretchen's strong coffee and Maine …
Trenton User Profile
October 2017
Our stay with Gretchen was phenomenal. The location was very close to Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse. Breakfast was great every morning. Gretchen was full of local knowledge having lived in the area for 35+ years. If you're looking for a good B&B experience around Acadia, this is a …
Gina User Profile
September 2017
Penury Hall is a clean, comfortable, hospitable old-world style bed & breakfast or what many would refer to as a 'home stay'. Owned & operated by Gretchen, it was the home where she raised her family prior to converting it into an inn. She is a wonderful hostess & has lived on MD…
Anna User Profile
September 2017
We loved staying at Gretchen's place! Beautiful and unique house, great breakfast, great tips and conversation. It was a great way to explore Acadia
Irene User Profile
August 2017
This is a traditional bed and breakfast in business since the late 1970s. The house and accommodations were clean and the décor eclectic, tastefully done with pieces from the family’s history and their travels. Enjoyed conversations with its proprietor, Gretchen, sharing storie…

Hosted by Gretchen

Southwest Harbor, Maine, United StatesJoined in June 2015
Gretchen User Profile
45 Reviews
I am an older, active woman who has lived on Mt. Dessert Island for thirty-five years, plus a bit. It must be close to the prettiest place in the world to live, work and bring up children and once my sons were grown they also chose to live here. Retiring after fourteen years as T…
Response rate: 86%
Response time: within a day
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