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Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground

Certificate of Excellence
Rt. 1, 216 West Main St., Searsport, ME 04974
Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houlton, Maine
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56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Searsport Shores for the first time recently, our first foray back to camping in almost a decade. This was the place for it. Whether you've got a Class A camper or a pup tent, there's a place for you here. For those who prefer to be in a tent in a more secluded area, they've got those too.... More 

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a week and wish we had longer. Beautiful ocean front campsites, peaceful but with plenty of opportunities for activities. Artists in residence program. Weekly shore front lobster cookouts. Very well maintained and run. One of the best campgrounds I've every stayed in.

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Winthrop, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I spent the past week at Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground,while Karen was the artist in residence. it was a quiet, friendly and relaxing enjoyable week. The Campground was well groomed with fantastic gardens to wonder through. There was only one problem I came across which was with the artist in residence. Her classes were posted on the bulletin Board at... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you want to live in a faux hippie commune, stay here. If you want peace and quiet look elsewhere. This excessively groomed campground does have a beautiful shoreline. And that's important, because the beach is the only place you can go here to escape the sounds of gasoline motors being fired up by the seemingly endless minions zooming around... More 

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Astrig T, Owner at Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Because we believe that it's foolish to try and be the "perfect" campground for every guest, we have a general policy of not responding to feedback that isn't sent directly to our office. We're diverging from this policy because we feel that Karen clearly did not understand her obligations as an Artist in Residence. We do not want others to... More 

Portland, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

First, we've stayed here 2 times and about to be 3. I went to write and review and was shocked to see the reviews from dog owners. We bring our 60 pound mutt and never had a problem. He barks occasionally but not incessantly. My husband and I absolutely love this place! We have now camped once and stayed in... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We came to this campground not knowing what to expect. The price was steeper that we were accustomed to, so we figured this better be good. And it was. The common room was really fun and was a magnet for kids. The playground was fun. The boats available to paddle were in good condition. Definitely paddle while you are there.... More 

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Grand Falls, Canada
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

WOW! Very impressive! Everything was great: service, friendliness, cleanliness, with an amazing atmosphere. This was our first time at this campground and we will definitely return. We were so impressed with everything. Thank you Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground! Too bad we couldn't stay any longer.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were fortunate to have serendipitously timed our visit to Searsport Oceanfront Campground to coincide with the appearance of the quilting ladies from Gee's Bend, Alabama. This was a vastly informative experience since I had never heard of them. We took part in the celebratory dinner and subsequent SRO talk held in the Searsport Congregational church. It was inspirational and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Clean campground, at check in the staff was very friendly. After that I didn't get 1 hello or good morning. As far as dog friendly, it is if you have a tiny dog that doesn't bark. We were constantly told to quiet our dogs, well that's what dogs do bark. Especially friendly, Large Breed puppy dogs that want to play.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed for only 1 night while traveling home from Canada. We needed 2 sites for 2 campers Labor Day Weekend and Alice at the front desk was extremely helpful and found us 2 together with an ocean view! Fairly large very level clean sites. Lots to do and see right at the campground with many activities and play areas... More 

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