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Pet Friendly Apartment in the heart of the Downtown.

Bedrooms Studio
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

One bedroom open layout newly renovated.

Starfish is located directly across from Gimbel & Sons Country Store and has Queen size bed, futon in living room, Internet and DirecTV, and a fully stocked kitchen. This apartment has been completely renovated in 2014 and is bright and comfortable.

The location is right in the heart of the downtown just steps away from shopping, restaurants and the waterfront activities. It is on the second floor and has access to a washer and dryer in the hallway.

The harbor offers many activities including kayaking, paddle boarding, whale watching, harbor tours, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, many preserves for hiking, antiques, and lots of restaurants and shopping.

More Details

Property Manager
Dianne Gimbel
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 24, 2017

About Dianne Gimbel

Mark & Dianne Gimbel are the property owners. We own a few stores in the heart of the downtown and live above one of them which is across from this property. We were summer kids, Dianne from the Boston area and Mark from the Cleveland area, and we ended up moving here after college and working in the family business which was expanded into mail order to make it a year round business. We are still at it 32 years later and renting the apartments on Home Away is our newest adventure. We look forward to meeting you and sharing out beautiful harbor with you.

Dianne Gimbel purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Dianne Gimbel chose Boothbay

This building was in the family and by luck we ended up owning it. We have all lived in the apartments at one time or another including our grandmother for 10 years and now our children off and on. We have many great memories!

What makes this apartment unique

The location of this building is perfect! You are right in the midst of everything while still being able to hop in your car and head to the Botanical Gardens or to see Ocean Point or hike a trail.


West Boothbay Harbor Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 325 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Open living space with Queen bed and full futon.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Pet Friendly Apartment in the heart of the Downtown.
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Great little apartment steps away from everything!!

  • 5 of 5
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We stayed for 7 days and had a wonderful time. Perfect location if you're looking to be steps away from everything. The car stayed parked all week and we walked to everything because it was so close. The apartment was very clean and recently remodeled along with being dog friendly it's the perfect spot to spend some time. The Gimble family are super nice people and easy to deal with and I would recommend staying in any one of the locations they have all in the same building.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, perfect for a couple

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, open space with all the amenities. Great kitchen and pleasant staff helped us get settled. Fun to watch the busy street from above. I would suggest guests plan on packing efficiently for this second floor apartment. It was a bit tricky to unload our luggage at a busy time of day and then move our car. Safe parking is provided about 2 blocks away.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5
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I just loved this little apartment; I felt like I was a Boothbay resident for a week. Right away, I was uplifted by the coastal decor. It has all the amenities you need to include a shared washer and dryer downstairs. It's right 'downtown' Boothbay but amazingly is very quiet especially after 9pm. The owners live right across the street and are available to help if you need them. The entire Boothbay is within walking distance so once you get parked, you dont really need a car. I would stay there again!!! Just note that the max capacity is 4. 4 is cramped, so if you cant stand being in close quarters its not for you. But if you like cozy charming spaces, you will love it! A special thanks to the owners who accepted my reservation last minute. This spot was exactly what I need!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5
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We liked our stay, It was very convenient, and we could walk to a lot of places, and the place was nice and clean,

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect spot and no driving necessary!

  • 5 of 5

Meticulous and brand new everything. Perfect spot to hang ours hats and see the town without needing our car. Trolley service stopped right outside the building. Love Boothbay Harbor, Pete and Mary

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Boothbay Harbor Country Club
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Rt. One
Nearest Restaurant
Fisherman's Wharf
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Reid State Park
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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