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Alewives & Ales Bed & Breakfast

22 High Street, P.O. Box 809, Damariscotta, ME 04543
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Huntington, New York
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice small B&B. Room was a bit Spartan and it is located on a side street with no views but close to town and Damariscotta Harbor. Breakfast was fruit, juice and French Toast one day and a frittata the next two days. No air conditioning in room which for most of the year in Maine is unnecessary but we... More 

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Timbuktu, Mali
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have booked 2 nights in the first week of August and were quite shocked by the price of $200/night. We were in the most expensive room, but there was no air conditioning, no TV in the room (TV in the breakfast, common room is 13"!!!!), soap bar, shampoo or conditioner. No internet! The Wi-Fi listed in the guest book... More 

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mimimcconnell40586, Owner at Alewives & Ales Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your humbling comments.We all need to be taken down a peg or two occasionally. I'm sorry you didn't like the omelet. I'll try to improve it. You were, however, offered organic coffee, juice, a variety of teas, fresh fruit and a freshly prepared entree of "perhaps" one of the three examples listed or one determined at the... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens and grounds were beautiful, our room and bath were spotless, and we had our best sleep in years on the inn's mattress!! Furnishings were lovely - 'Maine charm' - and innkeeper Mimi M was very welcoming - and an awesome cook! Delicious French toast, frittatas, and muffins, along with fresh fruit bowls and great coffee. A terrific stay!

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NYC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I loved this B&B. Mimi McConnell, the Innkeeper, is warm and welcoming; the room we stayed in the "Northern Belle," was so unexpected--at least for my husband and myself. First, it's furnished in period pieces, including the exceedingly comfortable four poster bed and the original wood floors, polished and gleaming. The breakfast served by Mimi included fresh fruit and homemade... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A wonderful find. Extremely comfortable beds, charming surroundings and the most delightful hosts we've ever met at a B&B. Breakfast was delicious and healthy. My family stayed in two rooms and both were large and nice. Highly recommended.

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mimimcconnell40586, Owner at Alewives & Ales Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet such a loving family. More 

Hull, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Visited in April with my sister to handle some family business in town. The room was big and comfortable with space to relax, not just sleep. Super comfortable bed (which is very important to me) and well appointed bathroom. The best B&B breakfast I've ever had, too. It was the perfect place to wind down after several long days of... More 

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Niantic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We recently stayed at this B&B, We found it to be very nice, extremely clean, and comfortable bed! The gardens adjacent to our first floor room were beautiful and well attended to. Breakfast was delicious. We enjoyed the little room with the tv and comfortable chairs and were able to relax there. Its close to town, but far enough away... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at A&A with Mimi as our host. The bed was so comfy. The room and bath so clean and inviting with wonderful towels and robes. The breakfast was delicious. Mimi makes great scones, muffins, frenchtoast, fresh squeezed OJ, fresh fruit, omelettes fantastic. A wonderful restored 200 year old house close to everything in Damariscotta and... More 

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We just spent a wonderful weekend at Alewives and Ales B&B. Mimi and Ray are great hosts. Mimi prepared delicious breakfasts for us. The setting is very relaxing with beautiful decor and the bed was the comfiest we've ever slept in.

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Thank you! positive feedback brightens our day, especially coming from such enjoyable guests. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

We found the Alewives & Ales B&B to be charming, clean, and cozy, and quiet for our one night stay. We stayed in the Success Suite with another couple. While they were comfortable in the king size bed, the futon in the sitting room where we slept seemed to tilt and was not optimal for two people even though it... More 

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