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The Thistle Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   55 Oak St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
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Ranked #13 of 16 Boothbay Harbor B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Boothbay just for one night and were enticed to stay at the Thistle Inn based on the ratings of some other reviews. When we arrived at the inn there was only a doorbell that said Push For Service. When a staff member greeted us she said "we were only supposed to have one check-in... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed in the Victory Chimes room - simple & exquisite. Comfortable. Spacious. Peaceful. Our room had the feel of a luxury spa. The bathroom was very spacious. The bed comfortable. I would stay here again without hesitation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Excellent place to stay. Super charming with amazing food and service. Special attention given to meal presentation and attractive dish ware. We loved the third floor spacious room, quiet and removed from the bustling restaurant below. Highly recommend this inn.

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Fayetteville, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We loved the Thistle Inn! Stacy makes you feel so welcome and is so helpful in advising you as to activities/shopping. The room was fine - a real bargain price, but the food is superb. We ate there 2 out of the 3 nights we stayed. We loved having drinks at the bar after dinner and walking 16 steps to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The restaurant is awesome tuna tar tar to die for, dorey bar is great place to finish the night. Our room was clean, bed comfy and they even set up the extra bed for my daughter. This is a nice quiet place to relax and park the car till time to leave we will be back

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New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed at several B&B's on a trip along the Maine coastline. This was our only disappointment. Our reception was non existent. We stayed 2 nights. The Inn smells unpleasant. Our original room on the third floor was an embarrassment and should not be offered for occupancy. Luckily on our 2nd night a staff member allowed us to switch to... More

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Mendocino, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I picked up my daughter in Boston after finishing her freshman year and arrived at the Inn in time for a late relaxing (and incredible) dinner before retiring to our very comfortable room. Having chatted with Max at great length while we ate - the exhausted now sophomore did not make it up in time for all of the activities... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Really lovely place - was travelling for business and found myself with an overnight in Boothbay Harbor. Found this place with online reservations. Hosts were lovely - room was clean, comfortable and spacious! Space is not something you find often in old New England Inns. I arrived at happy hour and the pub is clearly a favorite with locals as... More

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Martinsville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The Thistle Inn was originally built as a residence in the 1860's for a sea captain . . . Reed. One can only imagine what Booth Bay Harbor was like back then . . . Captain Reed returning from a voyage, crossing the large granite stoop, opening the door, ascending the narrow steps, traversing the wide pine planks. He was... More

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Brooklyn, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

First The Good; Excellent restaurant. The Inn has both a Pub menu and a Full Gourmet Menu. The Tuna Tar Tar appetizer was a meal in itself. The Lobster wrapped in puff pastry was 5 stars as well. The Lobster and Filet Mignon were both cooked perfect as was the Lazy Man's Lobster. You can't go wrong in this restaurant.... More

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Additional Information about The Thistle Inn

Address: 55 Oak St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Thistle Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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