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New Glasgow, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

and friendly away from home experience ever. Sheila and Kent made our stay so comfortable we booked one night and stayed for two. We enjoyed our time greatly and look forward to future visits! Thanks! Elaine, Diane and Linda

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sheilabobeila, Owner at Axell's Scandinavian Inn, responded to this review

Oh you guys, thank you so much for staying with us! We had a great time getting to know you!!!! Hope we get a redo some day! And also, thank you for the review! Till next time....... Cheers! More 

Amesbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed here with two other couples (versus pitching a tent in a muddy field overnight to attend a friend's large cookout/party) and it was a gem. Easy to find. Clean, comfortable, and having the kitchenette was a nice added extra.

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sheilabobeila, Owner at Axell's Scandinavian Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and found our guest rooms to be clean and comfortable! Hope next time you are in the area you choose us instead of that muddy field again! Lol Sincerely, Sheila & Kent Axell More 

Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I stayed at there for 3 months while working in the area. I could not say enough good things about how friendly and helpful everyone was. It was clean and comfortable. The kitchenette was essential so that I could cook my own food. I was there during the winter and the snow in parking lot was removed quickly. Highly recommend.

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sheilabobeila, Owner at Axell's Scandinavian Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ruth, for your lovely review. We try hard to make our guest units with kitchenettes comfortable for extended stays such as yours! We are so happy you stayed with us and enjoyed it! Sincerely, Sheila & Kent Axell More 

Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I was visiting Waterville, but all the motels in town were full. So I had to cast a wider net. Lucky for me, because it brought me to Axell's Scandinavian Inn. This is actually two separate motels, Axell's and the Fairway Inn, a mile or so west. both are strip motels on big horseshoe drive. I stayed at the Fairway.... More 

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sheilabobeila, Owner at Axell's Scandinavian Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We really appreciate it. Sorry you had to travel away from Waterville, but so happy you ended your journey with us! Thank you again, Sheila and Kent More 

Katy, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Just four miles out of Augusta isa little gem of a place. Nice beds, floor space and a kitchenette for under 100. They even had extra pillows already on the bed. It's pet friendly, too. By Scandanavian, I think they mean IKEA. Love the blackout curtains.

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sheilabobeila, Owner at Axell's Scandinavian Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We really appreciate it and it helps us out too! We hope you stay with us again if you ever return to the area. By the way, I do a lot of our shopping at Ikea! Haha. Love making good use of every inch! Thanks again, Sheila and Kent More 

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I really hate to write a negative review, but there are some changes that Axells Scandinavian Inn could make that would have made my stay there much more pleasant. I would stay there again and encourage others to also stay there as long as you have read this, and other reviews, and understand just what your are getting. To start... More 

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toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My boyfriend booked this property as all the hotels closer to Rockport were booked for Lobster Festival. What a pleasant surprise. After a 10 hour drive, it was welcoming to be greeted warmly by the reception lady which we later learned was the owner. The property was well maintained. The room was clean and had a microwave and fridge. They... More 

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sheilabobeila, Owner at Axell's Scandinavian Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We really appreciate your review and will heed your suggestion to find a more prominent spot for the hot water sign. Thank you again and hope you return sometime! More 

Salem, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Whenever I am in the Augusta area, this is my first choice to stay.I will admit, I was nervous about staying at a roadside motel like this. However, after seeing my room, I was hooked! I usually stay over at the Fairway Motor Lodge (there other motel that's just down the road). Unlike other motels, each room is unique. If... More 

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Marshall, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My daughter and I came to stay for 9 nights in Maine. First of all the photos of this inn are misleading. No pool, no nice rooms. When we first got here they didn't even have a room for us and I just wanted my money back and would stay someplace else. Well they said they'd fix it by the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

"Inn" is a big misnomer. This is a side-of-the-highway 50s style motel and a most undistinguished one at that. Yes, it is clean and the plumbing and A/C work. But, ugh!!! Ugly, small rooms looking las if they were never nice, let alone after years of use. We stayed here because of the great reviews on TA. How misleading they... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just west of the Augusta line, we are two, small, locally owned and operated motels with all the amenities of a large one. Innkeepers, Sheila and Kent, have worked tirelessly to make each and every guestroom unique, comfortable and full of amenities that they themselves would like to find while they are traveling. You won't find "cookie cutter" guestrooms here, all guestrooms are decorated differently, so if you don't like the style of one, we are sure we'll find one you love! When you visit, you must take a dip in the new inground, salt water, heated pool, located at the Fairway, just one mile from the Scandinavian Inn ! It is fabulous! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Axell's Scandinavian Inn

Address: 803 Western Ave, Manchester, ME 04351-3530
Location: United States > Maine > Manchester
Price Range: $64 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Axell's Scandinavian Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Axells Scandinavian Hotel
Axells Scandinavian Motel
Axell's Scandinavian Inn Manchester, Maine
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