The Open Hearth Inn in Trenton Maine near Acadia National Park
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Hosts: Chuck and Sue Starr

Accommodations: B&B, Cottages, Motel Room and Apartments.

Address: 1147 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, Maine 04605 USA

Telephone: (207) 667-2930,
1-800-655-0234

Fax: (207) 667-5708

Activities/Attractions: Trenton is the place to bring the family. Kids, mom, pop and even the family dog will have a great time. Trenton is well-known as the family recreation area of Downeast Maine. Regardless of what you prefer to do while on vacation, you can do it in Trenton, Maine.

This community is filled with gift shops and clothing stores. There are an array of specialty shops featuring Maine-made jams and crafts, factory outlet stores and antique shops.

Dinning facilities line the waterfront and you can eat inside or outside enjoying the spectacular views. Make sure you try some truly fresh Maine Lobster. If you prefer to fix your own, stop by one of the local markets and get your supplies for an oceanside picnic.

  • Take in the scenery from above the ground on a sight seeing glider ride
  • Play a round of 18-hole or miniature golf
  • Explore the sea in a sailboat or kayak
  • Have fun on quieter waters in a paddleboat
  • Race around a go-cart track
  • Slice down a wet and wild waterslide
  • Spend the morning at the zoo
  • Take in a lumberjack show
  • Check out the Grange Hall, which offers visitors and locals a chance to meet
  • Dances, suppers, bingo, country auctions, and craft sales are held throughout the year

The Open Hearth is located at the junction of Rte 3 and Rte 230 in Trenton, Maine. We have three lobster restaurants within walking distance from the Inn and are within walking distance to the Bar Harbor Airport ... mile from the Trenton Bridge going onto Mt. Desert Island.


"We stayed for four nights in one of the cottages, and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The owner/hosts were always helpful and friendly, and seem very dedicated to providing excellent lodging. The continental breakfast was very nice, and the fresh home made muffins were terrific! We did get to take advantage of the hot tub one night, and it was very relaxing. There are many interesting places, most notably Acadia and Bar Harbor, within an easy drive from here, so our four days went by in a flash. Highly recommended!"

"Our cottage was adorable - we each had a double bed in our respective bedrooms, and our own flat-screen TVs. The bathroom was our "common" area. The Open Hearth has a lovely Continental breakfast for those staying in a cottage: fresh fruit, hard boiled eggs, cereal and most importantly wonderful homemade muffins. There's also a beautiful brand new jacuzzi that is open every night from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The owners, Chuck and Sue, are extremely accommodating and offer great tips on seeing the area. All in all, a wonderful value for the dollar and definitely the nicest cottage I've stayed in the Bar Harbor/Acadia region. We'd go back in a minute!"


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"We stayed in a cozy cottage. And cozy it was. The cottages are great value for money and add to the whole Trenton/Bar Harbor experience."

"My husband and I stayed in one of the vintage (but updated) cottages and loved it. Breakfast was very good with fresh muffins, fruit, juice, hard boiled eggs. The owners are very hospitable and helpful, suggesting places to eat, things to see, etc. Highly recommend."

"The Open Hearth Inn offers different kinds of accommodation. I chose the B and B-version. Had an old-fashioned, charming bedroom-living room-combination and a fantastic three course breakfast included. Hosts are very helpful and made my stay even better."

General Information: Welcome to The Open Hearth Inn in Trenton, Maine ... featuring many overnight options at reasonable rates. We are perfectly located, 8 miles to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor; convenient access to Schoodic, Southwest and Northeast Harbors, Swans Island and Frenchboro  and other shore locations.

We offer you clean, comfortable, and affordable overnight accommodations so that you will enjoy a beautiful, Downeast Maine vacation. Thank you for choosing the Open Hearth Inn. We are WIFI connected and Pet Friendly. Accommodation options include:

  • Cozy Cottages - The seasonal cottages (early May-end of Oct) are our most popular vacation accommodations, all are heated and air conditioned in the hot season. A continental breakfast is included
  • The Motel Rooms - Open all year, they are spacious and can accommodate large families (all have futon couches that can be made up). A continental breakfast is included
  • The Garden Room Jacuzzi - is a private room with a six-person hot tub in a romantic setting.  The jacuzzi is open from 6:00PM to 10:00PM daily, and is a relaxing environment after a strenuous day
  • The Bed and Breakfast Accommodations are open all year in the circa 1820 New England Cape section of the Inn. All are tastefully appointed with antiques and have air conditioning, cable TV, refrigerators, and private entrance. Full breakfasts are served from 8:30-10:00AM
  • Our Apartments are in very high demand; we would be glad to discuss rental by phone or in person. Apartment B often is rented for the entire summer

Payment Accepted: Cash and all major credit cards.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).

$55-130/night/double

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"The hosts are wonderful and very helpful. We were first timers at Acadia National Park and Sue and Chuck guided us with a superb map and suggestions for our adventures each day. They provided the finest breakfasts we have enjoyed at all of the inns and B&B's in our travels in many countries, places and times. They have a wonderful hot tub which the guests found very relaxing each evening. We met some nice folks in "the tub". We enjoyed our 6 night stay immensely."

"My boyfriend and I stayed here in one of the B&B suites in mid July for 3 nights and we both loved it. I booked it because it was cheaper than staying in Bar Harbor and boasted a great breakfast every morning (for B&Bers) at a very fair price of about $90 per night. Sue and Chuck are absolutely fabulous. They are the nicest people in the world and will do anything to make you comfortable. Also since it's a small property, you will get lots of personalized attention. This was one of the best - if not the best - experiences I've had at an inn this size."

"We had a very enjoyable stay at the Open Hearth Inn. The ambiance of the cabin was as if you were in your own little log cabin. Chuck and Sue Starr, owners, were very personable and very helpful when it came time to suggestions of where to go and what to see. The hot tub was a plus, especially after a long day of rigorous activity. I would recommend staying at the Open Hearth Inn and will definitely tell my friends about it."

"We stayed in Cottage #9 for three nights. It was very attractive and very clean and comfortable. The continental breakfast was very nice as well. I particularly liked the chocolate muffins. We enjoyed the hot tub one night. I wish I could find a place this nice and reasonable everywhere we travel."