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AMC Cardigan Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
774 Shem Valley Road, Alexandria, NH 03222
AMC Cardigan Lodge
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Thanks to Pete, Tom, and Natalie for a wonderful weekend at Cardigan Lodge. The food was outstanding especially the French toast on Sunday morning. We felt very comfortable from the moment we stepped into the lodge. The location was excellent for hiking Mt. Cardigan and surrounding trails. Highly recommend staying and enjoying the area.

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Little Rhody, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

AMC CArdigan Lodge, at the trailhead of Cardigan Mountain, is a wonderful, warm, friendly place to stay. Multiple trails to the summit range in difficulty from very easy to pretty challenging. Nature path down near the lodge. Activities inside and out for kids of all ages. Even spend the night in your own tent in the campground, or in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A wonderful weekend in New Hampshire! The staff at Cardigan Mountain Lodge are fantastic. Very helpful and accommodating. The food was delicious and the accommodations very clean. Many trails to explore! Strongly recommend this as a wonderful outdoors destination for singles, couples, groups or families.

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Oakdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We recently had the pleasure of a weekend stay at the lodge. Due to traffic, etc., we were on the road for 10 hrs. and did not arrive until 10 pm on Friday night. When we got to the lodge , we received a warm welcome by the staff, and were offered a delicious dinner to warm in the microwave!... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We stayed on a Sunday night in March. There was only one other guest, so we pretty much had the lodge to ourselves. The fireplace was really nice to curl up in front of after Sunday's hike. The caretaker was friendly and helpful. Bunks were comfy, showers were hot. We used the kitchen to prepare our own food. It's all... More 

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New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I have been a member of AMC for a few years now and was looking for some fun activities to do with my 4 year old and we thought of giving this a try. We had a weekend trip at Cardigan Lodge which involved Wee Wanderers (AMC program catering to 3-5 year olds) in July of 2014. We were hoping... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This was my first stay at the cardigan lodge and we will absolutely return. The purpose of our trip was backcountry skiing, the trails are absolutely beautiful. The lodge itself is clean , cozy and comfortable. Staff was very kind and hospitable, the food they prepared was great. They served appetizers before a family style dinner. You can BYOB and... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Yesterday, myself and 3 friends planned a day hike starting and ending in Cardigan Lodge with intentions of summiting two peaks and heading home to Maine early afternoon following the hike. However, severe freezing rain made leaving the hut down the hilly back roads we traveled to get to the lodge virtually impossible. To our delight, we found Cardigan Lodge... More 

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Rockland County NY
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went with a BSA group, expecting a small cabinesque lodge. This lodge was bright clean and roomy. The staff was knowledgeable friendly and accommodating! There are hiking trails, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, a sledding hill, ice skating on site and downhill skiing nearby. Also a very relaxing place to just decompress. Cannot wait to return!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a wonderful trip last month, Tom, Natalie, Alicia and the rest of the team looked after us really well. The location is wonderful, so many walks are available from the lodge and the lodge itself is comfy, with wonderful food.

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