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Black Lantern B & B

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The Black Lantern B&B an 1860 circa home located in the historic district of Tosham, has 3 bedrooms, all with queen-size beds and baths in the rooms. Two of the rooms have water views, the third has a gas fireplace. Rates include a full breakfast at a time of the guests' choosing between 7 and 9 AM. Walk to the many fine restaurants in Brunswick, less than 2 miles to Bowdoin College, 10 minutes to LL Bean and the shops in Freeport. No minimum stay.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Portland Intl Jetport26 mi
Augusta Airport28 mi
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All reviews bowdoin college androscoggin river view of the river breakfast was delicious chocolate chip muffins dutch pancakes front porch perfect home away from home gracious hosts reading room porch swing fall season fellow guests love seat bed and breakfast garden room three rooms
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

I was lucky just to get a room at the Black Lantern during the fall colors and homecoming seasons! So was pleasantly surprised to find myself in such a beautiful location, with a well appointed room, tasty breakfast and accommodating hosts. Slept well. Quiet, even...More

Thank REJ810
Response from ConnelieJ, Owner at Black Lantern B & BResponded October 13, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. Most guests share your surprise that we have such great views from an in-town location (and we can't get over it ourselves). Thanks for commenting on the room being quiet at night. Traffic, while never heavy, certainly dies down after...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Traditional Maine B&B. House was immaculate and everything was so homely and welcoming. Tom & Judy are the best hosts nothing was to much trouble. It was brilliant having homemade bakes as part of the breakfast they served. We stayed for 3 nights and each...More

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Response from ConnelieJ, Owner at Black Lantern B & BResponded October 13, 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. It was fun having you stay with us. We are pleased that you found our home comfortable and welcoming. We feel we have succeeded when guests relax in the parlor or enjoy the porch and yard furniture. Thanks...More

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

After a long day of driving from New York City, The Black Lantern B&B was a great choice for our first night of a three week vacation. Bill and Judy were gracious innkeepers and made us feel right at home. The B&B is in a...More

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Response from ConnelieJ, Owner at Black Lantern B & BResponded October 13, 2018

Thanks for the very kind comments. We are pleased that you felt comfortable in our home and enjoyed the property. Even after 17 years here Judy and I regularly comment to each other how fortunate we are to have such a great location and the...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018

We arrived to meet Tom at the end of a long day of travelling having driven up from Boston. Both Tom and Judy are friendly hosts, and the property is well appointed and looked after, and we had a very comfortable stay and were sad...More

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Response from ConnelieJ, Owner at Black Lantern B & BResponded September 28, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and felt comfortable in our home. As you noted we have always believed that serving a nice breakfast, and making breakfast a highlight of the guests stay, is an essential part...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

My husband and I traveled to Maine for a family wedding and spent two nights at this lovely B&B. We stayed in the Androscoggin Room, which has a view over the long, sloping lawn to the Androscoggin River. The inn was beautifully decorated for the...More

Thank Deb E
Response from ConnelieJ, Owner at Black Lantern B & BResponded September 28, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad that you enjoyed our grounds as well as our seasonal decorations. Even locals are surprised at the nice water views we have from our in-town lot. We hope to see you again on a future visit...More

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"The Androscoggin Room is at the back of the house, facing the river, and away from street noise. It is also..."
Sep 26, 2018
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"We liked the Androscoggin room, as it overlooked the river, had comfortable seating. We liked just about..."
Aug 17, 2018
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"Some rooms are bigger than others. Depending on your needs, you might want to ask for a larger room."
Feb 17, 2018
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"All of them were great!"
Aug 7, 2017
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$124 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesMaineMid Coast MaineTopsham
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