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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast - scorched scrambled eggs; burnt rye toast and half burned/half uncooked bacon. No jelly and no orange juice. 1 bottle of ketchup to share among 5 tables. Was Told chef might not make it for breakfast next day so might want to make other plans (breakfast was supposed to be included). Guests quizzed on whether we wanted maid service.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This was our first trip to The Thistle Inn for dinner. When in Boothbay Harbor in the summer we have gravitated to the places with outside seating, but this time a rainy, cold night made dining inside sound like a great idea. What a find! The atmosphere is lovely, the fire warm and cozy and the food was very good.... More 

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Squirrel Island, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Each year I stay here at least 2 times and then always complete the visit with dinner. I have never been disappointed in both the quality of the food and the excellent staff. The Thistle Inn continues to evolve their menu and keep a very robust wine list. Congrats to Max and Jen for keeping this BB and restaurant top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Stayed in the American Eagle room during the offseason, meaning had good rate but without breakfast. Room was large with a comfortable bed. Inn is attached to a restaurant, and aromas can be sensed in the room. Location is convenient to restaurants in town.

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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We ate dinner at the Thistle Inn and it was great. The fish was fresh and the pork chop was so tender and juicy. The portions were just right and the atmosphere was cozy. It is a nice place to relax and have great food. We did not stay at this Inn we just had dinner there

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Boothbay, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I just checked out after a fabulous 5 night stay and I'm so sad to leave! The Inn is so intimate and quiet, I felt right at home immediately. We had a room that overlooked the outside dining area which was nice to see on the nights that we didn't eat there ourselves! The room was beautiful and very comfortable.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Max and Jen Ross have created the very best in small inn lodging and food for those wanting to experience what can be found among the best in Scotland and England. the intimate nature of the accommodations and the extraordinary kitchen truly distinguish this small hotel and restaurant in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Nick and Alex present what is the best... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Every summer we take our annual road trip and most often it is from Florida to New England. There is family in eastern Massachusetts, so we always stop there, friends in the Berkshires and happily we are always welcome there and as a special treat we go to Maine. I love the coast of Maine. I love the lobsters, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

The Thistle inn was lovely as a family of 4 we had a top floor room with a queen bed and a day bed. The room was beautifully decorated breakfast was terrific -especially the house cured bacon -yum!! We also enjoyed our time in the bar. Very nice place to stay quick walk to town as well.

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Owls Head, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

I've been following Nick's food for years. It is always creative and delicious but this time he nailed it!! Great presentation and cool setting in a really old building. The gimlet was awesome and the bar is a half hull of an old boat.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Thistle Inn is a historic sea captains home that offers 5 elegantly appointed rooms in addition to a fine dining restaurant, pub and wine store. A continental breakfast starts out your day of exploring the beautiful coast line and town of Boothbay Harbor. The Thistle Inn is for those that enjoy the convenience of an on site restaurant, elegant rooms and a perfect homebase for your vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Thistle Inn

Address: 55 Oak St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1818
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: $108 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Thistle Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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