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The Thistle Inn

55 Oak St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
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Houston, Tx
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Stayed in the American Eagle room during the offseason, meaning had good rate but without breakfast. Room was large with a comfortable bed. Inn is attached to a restaurant, and aromas can be sensed in the room. Location is convenient to restaurants in town.

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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We ate dinner at the Thistle Inn and it was great. The fish was fresh and the pork chop was so tender and juicy. The portions were just right and the atmosphere was cozy. It is a nice place to relax and have great food. We did not stay at this Inn we just had dinner there

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Boothbay, Maine
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I just checked out after a fabulous 5 night stay and I'm so sad to leave! The Inn is so intimate and quiet, I felt right at home immediately. We had a room that overlooked the outside dining area which was nice to see on the nights that we didn't eat there ourselves! The room was beautiful and very comfortable.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Max and Jen Ross have created the very best in small inn lodging and food for those wanting to experience what can be found among the best in Scotland and England. the intimate nature of the accommodations and the extraordinary kitchen truly distinguish this small hotel and restaurant in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Nick and Alex present what is the best... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Every summer we take our annual road trip and most often it is from Florida to New England. There is family in eastern Massachusetts, so we always stop there, friends in the Berkshires and happily we are always welcome there and as a special treat we go to Maine. I love the coast of Maine. I love the lobsters, the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

The Thistle inn was lovely as a family of 4 we had a top floor room with a queen bed and a day bed. The room was beautifully decorated breakfast was terrific -especially the house cured bacon -yum!! We also enjoyed our time in the bar. Very nice place to stay quick walk to town as well.

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Owls Head, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

I've been following Nick's food for years. It is always creative and delicious but this time he nailed it!! Great presentation and cool setting in a really old building. The gimlet was awesome and the bar is a half hull of an old boat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Given the three stars but strong reviews was not certain about this B&B. But this is a lovely place with warm staff, very easy to walk to all the local sites and offers delicious breakfasts. Would happily stay again. Great wifi, cute bar, nice linens, nice deck with happy hour. Not sure why only 3 stars are given to this... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife and I spent two nights here for a brief mini-vacation. The rooms were clean, comfortable and quiet. The food - EXCELLENT! The first night we elected to dine in the pub where Paula enjoyed fish and chips; four large pieces of fresh cod and some amazing fries. I had a cheese burger which was topped with tiny, thin... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Restaurant booked on advice of local innkeeper as a special birthday meal. Waitress began ok if a little loud at times. Restaurant empty. Didn't understand a question about wine but sorted that quickly. Hadn't finished starter when she arrived with main course. Took our cutlery away without replacing so we helped ourselves from another table. Complained about wife's food being... More 

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