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The 8th Maine

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The 8th Maine is not like other hotels, and you have to be willing to go with sharing bathrooms (1 shower each for men and women--men's is on a different floor from the rooms) and a rustic feel in general, but it is a fabulous place! Right on the water, with porches I could sit on for hours just watching... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Eighth Maine is a wonderful old ocean-front, wrap-around porch, bead-board paneling sort of place. It feels like a cross between a hostel and a summer camp, with baths down the hall. Not fancy, but charming. It's like stepping back in time. The Maine history of involvement in the Civil War is displayed,right along with ping pong, a piano, and rockers... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at 8th Maine. What a unique place. Love the history and the view of the ocean. Sitting on the porch is heaven. Everyone is so friendly, and I always meet some interesting new friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Delightful, historically charming spot, close to town and the the seaside roads. Some of us stayed overnight, some ferried out for dinner only. Fun cooking/eating together, lovely views, great time all!

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Rochester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just spent a couple of nights at The 8th Maine. It's a fascinating old lodge. The views from our room and also the large wrap around porch are second to none. The big common area has a ping pong table, fooseball, board games, puzzles and more. There is also a kitchen and eating area with all... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love staying at the 8th Maine! It just seems to get better every time I come back. The staff does a great job of making you feel right at home! I will be choosing the 8th for my place to stay in the future!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place!! Historic lodge (1891) for the Civil War 8th Regiment that's been converted into housing for vacationers. Certianly this place isn't for everybody, especially for folks seeking total privacy. However, the rooms are gorgeous, lots of attention to detail, and room 9 has all-around ocean views. My partner and I came here for the ocean views, kayaking and serenity,... More 

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Ludlow, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was perfect! We woke up to an amazing view out over the ocean, and fell asleep to the sound of the waves! I loved that we had not only our own refrigerator and cabinets, but access to a whole kitchen of dishes and silverware and anything you could ever need! I slept great for two nights away from... More 

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just got back home to PA. I stayed at the 8th Maine while on Peaks Island. The place was wonderful. From the minute I walked in I was greeted by Dawn and her husband Bill, and was treated very nicely. Check in was a breeze. My room was downstairs. But, I walked through the main floor room, and saw... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great room, Spectacular views. A true gem of a place. Great for families, couples or solo travelers. Be prepared to bring your own food and be willing to cook. A communal experience like vacations used to me in the last century. A nice change to all of the dining out we all do nowadays.

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Yankee Magazine's Top 12 Places to Stay on the Water, The 8th Maine Regiment Memorial Building is located just a short 15 minute ferry ride from downtown Portland. It is both an American Civil War museum and a Victorian era lodge overlooking the beautiful Atlantic shoreline. Come relax and enjoy the communal atmosphere that the veteran's created to share with their families and comrades in arms as well as the many recreational activities on scenic Peaks Island and in the Greater Portland Maine area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The 8th Maine

Address: 13 Eighth Maine Ave, Peaks Island, ME 04108-1404
Location: United States > Maine > Peaks Island
Price Range: $97 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The 8th Maine Peaks Island
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