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Kawanhee Inn

12 Anne's Way, Just off Rt. 142, Weld, ME 04285-3349
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Anchorage, Alaska
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Quiet and Rustic are the key words here. To enjoy the Kawanhee you really need to have realistic expectations. The showers are funky, the trimmings are sparse, walls are thin, breakfast is basic, it is not luxurious. But it IS a step back in time and that is what makes this place magical. It's beautiful and the staff is friendly.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Having read great reviews in Trip Advisor and “Maine: An Explorer’s Guide” by Christina Tree and Nancy English, my wife and I booked room 19, one of two top rooms with a lake view, in the Kawanhee Inn, for seven days in late August- early September, 2015. The daily rate was $175, and I paid half of the total amount... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

If you want to get away from it all and I mean all, this is the place to go. No television, no internet, cell phone had one bar. There is internet service in the main building but not the cabins. The lake is great a perfect place for canoeing and kyacking. The onsite restaurant is the go to place in... More 

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Medfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I stay at the Kawanhee Inn at least a few nights every summer. It is welcoming, comfortable, and reasonably priced. The view from the porch is spectacular! As noted in the title of this review, the Inn is rustic--think log cabin. Some rooms have shared bath facilities. However, the Inn has a fully-stocked bar, a fantastic dinner menu, and a... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

At first sight, the Kawanhee complex is a vision of rustic perfection. The lakeside setting, the inn and surrounding cabins and open-feeling wood-beamed common area with stone fireplace are impressive. Although most of the staff that we met were friendly and helpful, the inn misses the mark on providing the level of service that should come with such a property.... More 

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Auburn, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I walked into the parking lot from the car, wow what a cool looking building. I walked into the lobby, wow what a cool lobby. I walked to the bar and looked outside, wow I get to drink whilst looking at this amazing view? So many wows about this place, from the food to the atmosphere to the staff. Warning,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We are about to come back for a third stay this summer. I came when I was younger (15 years ago), and again last year. The lakeside location is perfect for outdoor walking, canoeing or porch-sitting. I love the quaint lodge and the old-fashioned rooms. An idyllic Maine summer lodge experience. Worth the trek through sweet, Maine-y Weld, ME.

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West Long Branch, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

My grand parents met here in the 1930s when she worked at the inn and he worked at the boys camp. My family and I used to come here when we were kids. Now we bring our children. It a great place to unplug and relax. The grandparents are gone but the memories remain.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Kawanhee Inn in Weld, Maine is a place of beauty in many different ways. The Inn is perched on a hill above beautiful Webb Lake which is nestled beneath the beautiful Tumbledown Mountain Range to the west and beautiful Mount Blue and its State Park to the north. Hiking trails abound. The Inn itself and accompanying cabins are historic and... More 

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Cherryfield, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We arrived at the Kawanhee Inn on a Friday evening and were greeted by acoustic guitar and joyful song that stayed very well contained in the lodge's great room. The lilting music welcomed us to the bar (visually stunning woodwork throughout) for a drink and delightful conversation with the many sweet guests and staff, and when it was time to... More 

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