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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waterfront sites overlooking the lake are beautiful. The bathhouse is one of the nicest ones I've seen at a campground. The sites are gravel, so be forewarned if you're in a tent. The best part about this location is the lack of ambient light, so you'll see every star in the sky along with possibly some meteors or satellites -... More 

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New Jersey
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice campground & management but sites are really tight. The pond is refreshing but i have to say the people at campground are dirty they do not clean up after them selves there was clothes, shoes, drinks and toys everywhere making swim area appear trashy. Overall it is really nice campground in a good location. Management should put a sign... More 

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Dundee, New York
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44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the most recent reviews we almost cancelled our reservation to this campground however I am glad we didn't. We stayed for 3 nights during the week. We have a small travel trailer and reserved a spot near the water. It's a good thing we have such a small camper as these sites are very small. It was a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We were traveling with our camper, and were notified that a close family member had been hospitalized at Blue Hill Hospital. We quickly searched for campgrounds in the area, and were able to secure a reservation at Balsam Cove. Tammy was was very courteous and helpful on the phone. We placed our reservation around 8:30 am. We received a call... More 

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1 Thank kmktravel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We took our 5 year old daughter here over this past weekend. She loved it! We rented the cabin close to the playground and swim area. Cabin was clean, comfortable, and close to the bathrooms. Bathroom/showers were also very clean. After reading other reviews I was concerned about dog mess, but dogs aren't allowed in the play/swim area and elsewhere... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States
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51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We have never been treated as badly as we were here. The new manager Justin is crazy!! We booked a seasonal sight for $6800 it was supposed to be a large lakefront site with a private dock. We arrived to our dock pilled up and not installed. Paying 3X as much as any other site you would think they would... More 

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Bucksport, Maine
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I wanted to surprise our son on his Birthday by renting him a cabin for the night - I rented cabin number #35 and found the little rustic cabin to be just what I wanted- the cabin had a little shelf/table, and little fridge and microwave - it had a full sized bed and a bunkbed- the mattress is pretty... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Had to cancel my reservation but did so 4 months in advance. They charged my credit card a cancellation fee! To make matters worse they charged me the whole amount of my reservation. They did refund saying it was a mistake and had the NERVE to take out a cancellation fee! These are new owners and they DO NOT know... More 

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Lottsburg, Virginia, United States
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We stayed at the campground during a week in September.Great waterview campsite with all hookups. With passport american discount, it was one of the better deals we have experience in two years of camping.

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Charlton, Massachusetts, Usa
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Stayed for a weekend. Was happy it wasn't very packed. Wanted a quiet place to chill and this was it. One of the cheaper campground we've stayed at. Even the wood was cheaper then all the others we've done this summer. The site was spacious and partly shaded+ Bathrooms were very clean and the showers were nice and hot. There... More 

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Additional Information about Balsam Cove Campground

Address: 286 Back Ridge Rd, Orland, ME 04472-4314
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Orland
Number of rooms: 104
Also Known As:
Balsam Cove Campground Hotel East Orland
Balsam Cove Campground Maine/Orland
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