The Mira Monte’s Mysterious Doors to Nowhere….

The Mira Monte’s Mysterious Doors to Nowhere….

You’ve seen them in all the old horror movies, the door that leads nowhere, the hidden passage behind the library bookshelf.  Tug on the bust of Beethoven or remove a dusty volume of Shakespeare and the bookcase slides away to reveal… a hidden staircase leading to a dank and dismal dungeon… the dwelling place of … Read More

Introducing the New Newport Room!

Introducing the New Newport Room!

One of our rooms just received a major makeover!  We rather liked the old Newport room, but our guests remarked that the room was dark and a bit dreary, while the carpeting had definitely seen better days.  The new Newport room features a bright designer interior in shades of blue and aqua that reflect the … Read More

Certification Required to Visit Maine

Certification Required to Visit Maine

Visitors from out of state who are not residents of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York are required to submit a certificate of compliance upon check-in to help ensure that Maine remains COVID free.  We at the Mira Monte as well as all other lodging establishments within Maine are required to … Read More

Introducing The Carriage Road Suite (formerly North Suite)

Introducing The Carriage Road Suite (formerly North Suite)

For 2020, we’ve given our smallest suite a designer makeover and a brand new name!  An autumnal palette evokes images of a journey on the fabled carriage roads of Acadia National Park.  Contemprorary furnishings add a sophisticated look.  We’ve removed a wall separating the kitchenette from the living room and added a 2 seat breakfast … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes!

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes!

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes    Blueberry pancakes are always a hit at the Mira Monte, and we’ve had lots of requests for our recipe.  Here it is, just for you! Ingredients: 1 egg 1 C buttermilk 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 C all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Mira Monte Popovers!

Stay at Home Recipes- Mira Monte Popovers!

Stay at Home Recipes- Popovers! makes 10-12 medium popovers Maine’s shelter-in-place directive has been extended until the end of May, so it looks like we’ll all be doing a lot more baking!  You’d pay quite a bit for popovers at the local eateries, but you can make them yourself for just pennies. When it comes … Read More

We Offer the Best Rate on Our Website- Always!

We Offer the Best Rate on Our Website- Always!

Everywhere you look, there are a myriad of options for booking your vacation. From Expedia and Booking.com to Trivago and AirBNB, offers are everywhere. Most guests don’t realize that when they click on one of these links they are booking through an Online Travel Agency, or OTA, and not the inn they’ll be staying at. … Read More

Mira Monte Cares – Our COVID-19 Response

Mira Monte Cares – Our COVID-19 Response

We understand that you may be anxious about the safety of traveling during these extraordinary times.  We want to assure you that your safety and well being is our greatest concern. Here are a few of the things we offer in order to protect our guests from COVID-19: Private Entrances. Many of our ground-floor guest … Read More

Give the Gift of Maine with a Mira Monte Gift Certificate!

Give the Gift of Maine with a Mira Monte Gift Certificate!

For a limited time, we’re featuring an amazing offer on our Mira Monte Gift Certificates!  From now through May, we’ll add an extra 25% value to any purchase!  For example, when you purchase a $100 certificate, we’ll upgrade it to $125! Buy a $200 gift certificate and we’ll make it $250!  These certificates have no … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Almond Florentine Cookies

Stay at Home Recipes- Almond Florentine Cookies

Stay at Home Recipes- Almond Florentine Cookies- makes about 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 C blanched whole almonds (slivered or sliced almonds can be substituted) ¾ C all purpose flour 1 Tbsp orange zest 1/8 tsp fine salt ½ C fine sugar ½ C or 1 stick unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 2 Tbsp … Read More