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AMC Cardigan Lodge

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Staying at this lodge was more like camping than at a lodge. The pictures listed of the bathroom are not accurate from anything I saw. It was dorm living. I stayed in a room with 4 bunk beds and the bathroom was downstairs. That's a bummer when I wake up 2-3 times a night to use the bathroom. It was... More 

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Forestdale, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Shared a bunk room with two other women as part of an AMC chapter w/e. Clean linens, clean carpet, clean common areas. Room close to shared bath & shower, also clean. Shampoo & shower gel dispensers in shower. Extra toilet paper stashed under sinks. Plenty of outlets and pegs for hanging towels/wet clothes/toiletry bags. Exceptionally helpful/friendly staff/"croo". Shout out to... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the third time I have stayed at Cardigan. It is my favorite AMC lodge. The staff is so friendly and welcoming. They will help with any questions and have lots of loaner equipment for you to try. The food is great: buffet style and it never runs out. The rooms and bathrooms are well equipped. We stayed in... More 

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Essex, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here long time ago it was a mess but new management it is great now had a great time they go out of there way to make you happy. Food is great place is clean and kept well. Trails are well kept no garbage while hiking .everyone had a great trip 26 of us

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Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I stayed at the AMC Lodge campsite on a Saturday, then hiked Cardigan Mtn on Sunday. We arrived too late to get dinner, but we set up the tents and went back into town for dinner. The lodge staff were great - they gave me some wood for the fire and we hung out at the campfire (s'mores for the... More 

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Somerville, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

My city-dwelling family has just started venturing into outdoorsiness, and this is a great, easy place to do it. The lodge itself is comfortable and clean, but what really makes us return is the welcoming atmosphere. It's okay not to be an expert yet, there's plenty of gear to borrow if you're not ready to invest in your own backpack... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

My 10 year old son and i had a great time staying at the lodge for 2 nights. Our guides were Eliza who led a hike to Welton falls which was beautiful, and Katie who helped us get to the top of Cardigan. The beds and bathrooms were better than I expected. The food was good enough. We will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Just got back from a great group getaway weekend for families with young children. We had the entire lodge Friday night and about 2/3rds of our group stayed on the 2nd night either in the lodge or at a campsite. The kids ranged from 6 months to 9 years old. It was perfect. This was our second year with this... More 

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AMC L, Public Relations Manager at AMC Cardigan Lodge, responded to this review

Meredith E, thank you so much for the great review! I'm thrilled your family had a good time and I will pass on your kind words to TJ. Cardigan is a beautiful lodge and I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself. Hope to see you back real soon! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Our family had a great time at this AMC lodge. We had a group of families with kids and the staff was super friendly and able to handle a bunch of toddlers running around. The food was delicious and the rooms were comfortable. The naturalists were knowledgeable and offered great programming that the kids were interested in. There are hikes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Had a Great time at a weekend AMC training- Even though I live and frequent the trails on the other side of Cardigan Mountain, I don't get over to the Alexandria side as much as I like- Now I'll be sure to take that extra trip! Tons of great trails and an awesome lodge- Very clean with good food and... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AMC's Cardigan Lodge in Alexandria, New Hampshire is just two hours from Boston. Surrounded by 5,000-acre Mount Cardigan State Forest, Cardigan Lodge offers an extensive trail network for hiking and cross-country skiing, a nature trail and swimming pond, and family-friendly programs and theme weekends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AMC Cardigan Lodge

Address: 774 Shem Valley Rd, Alexandria, NH 03222-6112
Location: United States > New Hampshire > Alexandria
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Cardigan Hotel Bristol
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