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Highland Lake Resort

115 No. High St., Bridgton, ME 04009
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Bridgton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013
Robert H Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My mother and I stayed in the resort in late October, 2013. We were looking for a nice lakefront efficiency with possible boat rentals, and found Highland Lake Resort on the internet. The pictures do not do justice to the fantastic lake views, particularly with the leaves changing, and cannot begin to describe the personal attention and excellent service from... More

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Thomaston, Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Thought this would be a great place. Floors were dirty (Cheetos under the bed) wall are very thin was able to hear people blowing their nose etc. Price too high even though it was Fryeburg Fair week. Wouldn't stay there again.

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Woody W, Owner at Highland Lake Resort, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. Fryeburg Fair week IS a busy week (we're sold out almost every night!), and many of our summer housekeepers have gone back to school. Our fall season staff is a bit newer, but that doesn't excuse finding anything, not even some Cheetos, under the bed. Had you let us... More

Orlanda fl
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Our party of four selected this motel because of the location and were very happy wih the experience. The owner/manager is accomodating and was responsive to the one very minor issue (TV remote) that we encountered. The rooms are well equiped with a large TV, coffee maker, small fridge and microwave. Bed was fine, though some furnishings are a bit... More

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Beverly, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I have been fortunate enough to travel to many countries and even stay at 5-star hotels in Europe and Asia, and Highland Lake Resort measures up to the best places I know. The owners are exceptionally hospitable and friendly, the magnificent lake is perfect for swimming, and the amenities such as the gym, boats, hammock, and barbeque make it second... More

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

My sister and I just returned from a much needed 2 week vacation, most of it at the Highland Lake Resort. What a great find! The room was basic, but sufficient. The grounds were beautiful. We look full advantage of the canoes, kayaks (our first time ever kayaking), our deck overlooking the lake, and swimming in the lake (ah, the... More

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Woody W, Owner at Highland Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Elizabeth! I remember when we first talked about you making a reservation here, and your initial trepidation about staying in someplace unknown for most of your vacation. Dee and I were so glad you and your sister ended up staying with us! By the way, we took the canoe out today (first time in years!) and... More

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I stayed here with my daughter for a couple of nights. The room and bathroom were immaculate. The location is good. However, it is overpriced. We had to pay extra for a small refrigerator - - never heard of this before. Just because it is Maine does not mean it is quiet. Our room was on a major route and... More

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Woody W, Owner at Highland Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on your recent stay. I am glad that we have received the highest rating of any property you've reviewed in TripAdvisor so far! We are proud of our cleanliness, and agree that our location is convenient to many attractions. However, we do take issue with some of what has been stated in this review. It... More

Amesbury, Ma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This is the place to unwind. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The cabin-like rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. The best part is that each room has an entrance and porch facing the lake -- not one faces the road. There is ample lawn area on which to sit or gather with friends or family. There are plenty... More

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Hollis, New Hampshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Impressed with the owners, a great place for families with children (except for the smoking men on the balcony - the owners should make this place smoke free altogether) Lovely beach area, with canoes, wonderful hammock, tennis courts, fields for ball playing, game room, nice balconies with chairs, simple but comfortable rooms (ours was handicap friendly and had a stove... More

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Woody W, Owner at Highland Lake Resort, responded to this review

Glad you had a great time in Bridgton! It's a great town, with lots to do. Lemme see... love to put creamers in the rooms for coffee, but shelf life/refrigeration is a problem. (Trust me... we tried.) Love to be totally smoke-free, too. However, there are people who still smoke, and some will choose to sneak their cigarettes somewhere inside... More

Hartford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We enjoyed the use of the "master suite" Lots of room for our kids to play, and some privacy for the adults in the attached bedroom. Our biggest complaint was that there were a group of men smoking on the porch the ENTIRE time we were there, so we could not enjoy the view and relaxation of sitting outside. It... More

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Woody W, Owner at Highland Lake Resort, responded to this review

I must apologize for the smokers on the back porch. They were a crew of workers doing some work in the region, and they were, sadly, mostly smokers. We purposely placed them at one end of the building you were in so they wouldn't interfere with other guests. Not sure how they ended up near the Deluxe Suite. Whenever I... More

Toledo, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

These adorable motel /cabin-like rooms are quite cozy. Noise does carry though, and on during the busy season, there may be a lack of privacy and peace. However, all is compensated for by the delightful owners, the scenic view, and amenities such as canoeing, tennis, and even a spacious hammock by the lake. There is a user friendly porch with... More

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Also Known As:
Highland Lake Hotel Bridgton
Highland Lake Resort Bridgton, Maine
Address: 115 No. High St., Bridgton, ME 04009
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Location: United States > Maine > Bridgton
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Bridgton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Clean, Comfortable, Friendly, Affordable! Owned and operated by native Mainers, this family-run resort motel features modern amenities with a lakeside inn atmosphere. Only 50 minutes from Portland, 35 minutes from North Conway, NH, and 3 hours from Boston. Private sandy swimming beach, free use of boats, canoes, and kayaks, picnic area, tennis court, game room, fitness center, health spa. All rooms have a covered deck with lakeview, color TV, phone, radio, A/C, heat, in-room Keurig coffeemaker, and free WiFi. Kitchenettes, Executive Rooms, and Deluxe Suite with fireplace and Jacuzzi tub available. Only 7 minutes to ski slopes and golf, on snowmobile trail. Walk to downtown shopping and hiking trails. ... more   less 
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