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AMC Cardigan Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
774 Shem Valley Road, Alexandria, NH 03222
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are warm, friendly, accommodating, and extremely competent. The lodge is a uniquely New England space with "ancient" wood beams for a ceiling and rocking chairs in front of the roaring fire. Expect hearty, delicious meals to fuel you for a day spent outside. Most rooms have bunks which are are adequate (upper bunks on the third floor have... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here with AMC, for a long weekend 01/22-24. Location is great, trails are right out the door. Lodge staff are exceptionally good at what they do and very helpful. We had two breakfasts and dinner with them and our group had various dietary restrictions and allergies. They handled it all with great attention to detail. They cooked... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have spent several weekends at Cardigan Lodge over the last few years, in both spring and winter. Every time, it is fantastic. There are a few private rooms, but otherwise you have a bunk in a small shared room (4 to 5 bunks per room). There is not a lot of space in the room, but thats not what... More 

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North Shore, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Over the years, we have enjoyed many stays at AMC’s Cardigan Lodge, but hadn’t been recently. An August couple-of-nights stay in the private room with queen bed and private bath was as good as ever (actually better in some ways). This room isn’t large, but is furnished with nightstands with good reading lamps on each side of the bed and... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This lodge is a great place to stay for a weekend. The food is great and the croo is friendly and knowledgable. Rooms on the 3rd floor are a little warm with little ventilation in the summer - though they did have a fan in the room.

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Danvers, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

When planning our daughter's wedding, we were immediately attracted to Cardigan Lodge, not only did she and her fiance frequent the area hiking and skiing at Mt. Cardigan, but with so many out of town guests, we were attracted to the idea that lodging and food for all those guests would be included from Friday evening until Sunday morning. And... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My husband and I write books together, and we go on work retreats here once or twice a year. It's idyllic. Comfy lounge with internet access for writing. Abundant food. When we take breaks, there's a sweet little pond to swim in right on the property, and several beautiful woods walks that start right from the lodge. (I've hip problems... More 

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Providence, RI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is our third summer at Cardigan lodge. We love this family friendly retreat. All meals are included, and guided activities are available every day. Perfect for outdoor loving families with children of all ages. Our only complaint is that the coffee tastes like water. Tell them to use 2 packets instead of 1 and they will oblige.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

This is a fantastic spot and tremendous value for a family trip off the grid. Shem valley is beautiful. Staff were all top notch and the naturalist guides are a huge bonus for all their programming they provide. Their naturalist john really went above and beyond to make our family's trip educational and fun. Food is not fancy with some... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I spent three days and two nights camping at one of the campsites at Cardigan Lodge. From Boston it was a fairly simple 2.5 hour trip (I will echo other posters in saying use the directions from the site not GPS). We originally booked campsite number 3 but decided we didn't like the location after all; staff... More 

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