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The Island Inn

10 Ocean Avenue, Monhegan Island, ME 04852
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The Island Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Monhegan is a place for respite, wonder and outdoor delight and we could not have had a better base than the Island Inn. The Inn had lovely touches -- a shared guest refrigerator for storing picnic items -- including the Growler from the Monhegan Brewing Company, a crazily delightful find after a few hours of hiking -- and 6:45 coffee... More

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Litchfield, Maine, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Many people who visit Monhegan rent cottages by the week as opposed to staying at the Inn but schedule a dinner out. Eight of us "rusticators" did exactly that the other night and enjoyed a wonderful meal of transcendently fresh fish, mussels in white wine sauce, super scallops, and chowders. Beautifully prepared to perfection every dish and improved over other... More

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Islesford, Maine
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I wouldn't stay anywhere else. First of all, you are staying in one of the world's great art icons. The Island Inn must be the most depicted hotel in more paintings than any other. The hotel is New England . The rooms are spare, clean, updated baths, and beautiful. Walls are thin, floors are creaky in this old building. Pay... More

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White River Junction, Vermont
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85 reviews 85 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The Island Inn is an unusual vacation experience. Knowing what to expect will help you determine if it's the right place for your trip and prepare you to enjoy it to the fullest. Monhegan is a half-hour boat ride from the coast of Maine. It has no natural water, fuel, or food. Everything but the fish and the lobster comes... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

What an outstanding experience! We stayed on the second floor ocean view, and man what a view. The rustic yet clean inn was outstanding, gorgeous and relaxing. We arrived on the late boat from port Clyde, me. Checked in and went up to see the room. It was clean and tidy. We made reservations for dinner at the inn and... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We spent one night at the Island Inn on Monhegan, and it was a delight. Our room was on the third floor overlooking the harbor. It was rather rustic (rough-hewn, painted wood floor) and old-fashioned, but all the modern comforts were in place. It made the perfect base for our exploration of the island. It was so quiet and peaceful.... More

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Québec city area
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90 reviews 90 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We took an early boat (7am) over to Monhegan Island where we had breakfast at the Island Inn. You order your eggs or regular/blueberry pancakes at the table but serve yourself at the buffet table. Try the lobster scrambled eggs, or even the French Toast stuffed with blueberries. Of course, as is usual, there are many other options for all... More

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Halifax, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We arrived by boat and moored in front of the hotel. Lots of current so sailors need to be careful in picking a location. The Inn was a delight. Big verandah overlooking the harbour with lots of rocking chairs to watch a spectacular sunset and enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail. Our dinner was very enjoyable. We all selected the halibut which... More

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New York, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

If you've heard about Monhegan Island, and are considering a trip there, you must first congratulate yourself on discovering one of the little gems in the the world. It's special, a little weird, and definitely worth a visit. If you are a first-time visitor, as we were in August 2013, I don't think there's much point to staying elsewhere. The... More

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Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I am so happy that I made Monhegan Island part of my itinerary. The Island Inn was so adorable and peaceful. I reserved a Queen Ocean View room with a shared bath. The room was spacious and it was very convenient having a private sink in the room. I stayed at The Island Inn on my birthday. And although I... More

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Address: 10 Ocean Avenue, Monhegan Island, ME 04852
Location: United States > Maine > Monhegan Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Island Hotel Monhegan
The Island Inn Monhegan Island, Maine

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The Island Inn sits atop a bluff looking west over Monhegan harbor toward the ocean and in the evening it provides a perfect location to view the dramatic sunsets and the magnificent colors that accompany them. ... more   less 
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