Known for its unique charm and spectacular view of the islands of Penobscot Bay, Inn on the Harbor offers a peaceful and romantic waterfront retreat. The historic 1880s inn is perched on the edge of picturesque Stonington Harbor and captures the very essence of the authentic Maine Downeast island life at its best. It offers one of the best views of any fishing village in all of Maine. With just enough shops, galleries, restaurants and real Downeast life in Stonington, Inn on the Harbor has it all. And it's open year-round!Built in the 1880s, Inn on the Harbor is comprised of 4 Victorian buildings joined together to make the 13 guest rooms. All rooms have private, en-suite baths, most have separate entrances, nearly all have views and most have decks. The breakfast room also serves as the guest reception and offers guests beer and wine for purchase.The buildings over the years housed various businesses, a small sampling included a grocery store, hardware store, Stonington's 1st telephone with attending operator & office, a barbershop, a dentist office and the post office. There was even a fish market behind the buildings on what is now the spacious deck area.Deer Isle is the perfect place to experience all the things to do in Downeast Maine. A quick boat trip brings you to Mount Desert Island, home to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.