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The 8th Maine

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13 8th Maine Ave, Peaks Island, ME 04108
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hanover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is an absolute gem. Its is scenic, quiet, beautiful and romantic. Its friendly staff and simplicity focuses attention on the beauty of the island and simple pleasure - good conversation, reading on a porch rocking chair, sharing a meal in the kitchen. I loved it an can't wait to return again and again.

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Putnam, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been staying at the 8th Maine with our family and friends for 20 years. Our most recent visit was the best yet! The staff was very courteous and helpful. Enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and will definitely be going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was so beautiful and friendly. The people that work here truly love the place and they are so nice and accommodating to guests. A very family oriented place but sitting on the back porch overlooking the water with a glass of wine is welcomed. Bringing your own food and cooking is acceptable and encouraged. Peaks Island is beautiful... More 

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Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night to take part in Peaks to Portland swim. Wish I had booked the entire weekend so next time I will. Beautiful spot with big clean rooms. Have to share a bathroom but not a problem as it worth the saved money!

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Nottingham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such an amazing place to stay. History is great, rooms are fine for a historical building dating back as far as this one does. You are sitting right on the ocean, go to sleep and wake up to the sound of waves and seagulls. The shared bathrooms were bright and clean and we never had an issue with... More 

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Katonah, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few places will provide you this level of historical authenticity. Veterans of the 8th Maine regiment built a reunion hall in 1891 on Peaks Island, a short hop across the harbor from Portland. Clearly those who survived did well in life - note that 243 of the 381 who died in the war died from disease - because, at least... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 8th is a unique lodging that allows genuine interaction between guests and time to absorb the atmosphere of Peaks Island. Awesome place to stay if you want a memorable experience! We can't wait to come back.

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Fairfield, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was, like usual, a wonderful visit !!! it is located on the rocky shore where you only have to walk a few yards from your accommodations to the rocks, ocean, waves just CRASHING over the rocks !! Sailboats going by, cruise ships in the distance, smelling the salt air ! Peacefulness at its very best. The renovations done since... More 

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stay in this rustic historical building is unforgettable. The view of the water from the island is gorgeous. My children (ages 4, 9, 11, & 15) had a blast without their electronics by playing ping pong and board games in the large common area. I enjoyed talking to the other guests and the people running the place. Everyone was... More 

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South Portland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique experience that takes us back to a more simple era. Located in a historical Civil War lodge. They offer Wi Fi but you won't need it. we played board games and fell asleep to the sounds of the Atlantic crashing on the rocks below. Thank you Mike and crew!

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