Outdoor shower, if you like.Some shared space in the solarium. Cat (Bracie) doesn't live here  and was just hanging out when I took the picture.
Blanche Room in Golden Girl Palace
Hosted by Nicole
Nicole is the host.
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

With a queen bed and sexy print on the wall, Blanche (of Golden Girl Fame) would approve. This room is pretty spacious and shares the bathroom on the second floor.

The space

Nestled in the woods, The Golden Girl Palace is a true retreat. An easy drive everywhere on the island (centrally located), it has the flexibility you expect from Airbnb with amazing things you would expect at a traditional B and B (Giant kitchen! Outdoor shower! See more below).

Why Golden Girl Palace? Nicole needed a place to land in the middle of her divorce. Linda needed someone to take care of her house while she is on a medical mission in Africa.

The two found one another through mutual friends and an idea was born.

Golden Girl Palace was named after that lovely television show from previous decades. Nicole’s friends joked with her that they should all live in together in this giant house, like the Golden Girls. Nicole realized they were mostly joking but thought it would be fun to share this beautiful house with others for the year she was here.

Also, there are so many ‘Oceanside Cottage’ and ‘Acadia Pines’ stuff on Airbnb... Nicole being a marketer thought a fun name would attract fun people, like you!

The Golden Girl Palace will exist until September 1, 2018 when Linda comes home. Nicole is not sure where she’ll be then (maybe Golden Girl Palace will be relocated!) but if you know anyone who would benefit from a retreat-like environment, please send them over.

Golden Girl Palace is a haven, and now that you’ve stayed here, you’re a part of it too. Thank you for being a friend.

By renting this room on Airbnb, you are helping Linda maintain her home's expenses while she is in Africa and you are helping Nicole spend a year getting back on her feet.

This three floor home is where Linda raised her five children. This year, it's going to welcome hopefully a lot of fun people like you.

Interaction with guests

I am happy to help, I just work a ton in the summer! The great news is we have helpful neighbors and I am almost never more than 20 minutes from the house.

Other things to note

The house has no window coverings. While this is not a voyeuristic issue (you are in the woods), it is a morning light issue. We have sleep masks available if you want them, just leave them behind when you go for future guests (or Nicole will have to buy those dreadful $0.99 masks they give out on airplanes which are terrible).


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 6PM
Check out by 11AM

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs
Pet(s) live on property - Brandy, the basset hound mix lives here


17 Reviews

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Regina User Profile
September 2017
This place was VERY QUITE ....we stayed in the Blanche room, bed was amazing... very clean and comfy. Nicole was amazing very helpful. You can come and go as you please... it's kind of funny my husband is a guy that has to have his TV.... and we didn't have one in our room, so he smiled and said well this is different now I have to talk to you.. joking of course ( or he better have been) the only thing I would suggest is putting a tv in the rooms... thank you for amazing stay.

Josh User Profile
September 2017
Great place to stay. Good location and cool house!

Bill User Profile
August 2017
Great house, location and host!

Sarah User Profile
August 2017
Nicole is an incredible host. We felt right at home in the palace. Truly a wonderful place to rest after experiencing the wonder of Mt. Desert Island.

Alex User Profile
August 2017
Great stay!

Daniel User Profile
July 2017
This house is a gem and Nicole is a tremendous host. There were no issues with check-in/out or cleanliness. We came and went as we pleased and used the kitchen to cook dinner without a problem. Thank you Nicole!

Katie User Profile
July 2017
The Golden Girl palace is awesome! A beautiful and unique space with tons of personality. Nicole is easygoing and helpful. I truly enjoyed my stay here.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, United StatesJoined in August 2013
Nicole User Profile
Run my own internet marketing business and coworking space. I live with my dog Brandy (a basset hound mix). Can’t wait to meet you, fellow traveler.
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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