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New Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We recently stayed for 2 nights in the main house at Oak Gables with another couple and were thrilled to have the entire house to ourselves. The owner, Martha Scudder, was so welcoming and entertaining and made us feel right at home. She prepared a delicious breakfast each morning and even worked around our schedule so that we could catch...

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Easthampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Oak Gables for a weekend in July and loved it. Martha is a very kind and welcoming hostess, and I fell in love with her little dog Dickens. My room was clean and pretty and had a good air conditioner. Martha made sure I had gluten free items for breakfast, she made me special gluten free pancakes...

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MarthasOak, Owner at Oak Gables Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Dickens really enjoyed having you . You were very kind to take the time to write A REVIEW. It means so much to me when one appreciates my home.....and my Scottie too. This is why I can't retire. Dickens and I look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Dawn.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Oak Gables is set right on the Demariscotta River and it is hard to imagine a more perfect setting. We stayed in the main house in the Maple Room, which was beautifully furnished with antique furniture. Martha was an absolute delight and we enjoyed each morning's breakfasts and chats - a lovely way to start each day. Martha went out...

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East Tennessee
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed at the Oak Gables B&B one night and loved it! The owner and hostess is Martha, an older woman who loves to chat. That was fine with us! Dickens, the Scottish terrier, also enjoys the company. There are four rooms upstairs, decorated with wallpaper and antiques. It's an old house out of the mid-1800's (I can't remember the...

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London,UK
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I picked out Oak Gables because of the swimming pool. As it happened, we were too early in the season - but to be honest, we really didn't miss it. The house (and other accommodations) are set in lovely grounds, by the side of the Damariscotta River. Plenty of tranquility, birdsong - and conversation with Martha, the irrepressible owner, aided...

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 2 Weeks in the carriage house apartment . First time in Maine and couldn't ask for a more picturesque beautiful stay. The apartment was cozy and clean. Relaxing and quiet. Had washer and dryer too. U toured the bed and breakfast and wow I wanna stay there. It is adorable. The owner is so friendly and sweet...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 April 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Oak Gables for three nights in late April and had a wonderful experience. The property itself is lovely - the main house perched on a hill surrounded with views of the Damariscotta River and plenty of trees. We stayed in one of the rooms upstairs - the Maple Room - with a comfortable...

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in town hunting for a retirement home and luckily my wife booked a two night stay at Oak Gables. Many people who are considering a move to Maine are concerned about how friendly Mainers might be but our worries were soon displaced by the warm reception we received from Inn owner Martha and her faithful...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The B & B is beautifully set right on the Damariscotta River. Rooms are comfortable though none have anything larger than a double bed. The only downside is that the bathroom is shared by the four rooms in the main house. A little bit of juggling involved. (I knew it was shared going in but didn't realize it was by...

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MarthasOak, Owner at Oak Gables Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Oak Gables Bed and Breakfast. It is a very special place. I should correct one thing and that is I have the Maple Room which does have a Queen-size bed who may desire that over a double bed. For those who prefer twin beds,I have those as well. I do hope you...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I stayed at Oak Gables just last week (10 to 13 July 2015). I was going to a wedding in nearby New Harbor. I knew that the family of the bride had stayed here when their house in Bristol was filled with visiting children. My room was very comfortable and beautifully kept - as is the house and the property...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A winding driveway leads through stone pillars and up to the gracious oak-shaded home overlooking rolling fields, an apple orchard, and the meandering river. You’ll enjoy a delightful view from every vantage point, and the serenity of the setting will carry you back to a time of unhurried leisure. The grounds include a 20’ x 40’ pool as well as a boathouse perched over the river.Oak Gables is within strolling distance of downtown Damariscotta’s small Your hostess, Martha Scudder, has been welcoming guests to Oak Gables since 1987 and takes genuine pleasure in seeing that everyone feels completely at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oak Gables Bed & Breakfast

Address: 36 Pleasant Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Damariscotta
Price Range: £75 - £158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Oak Gables Bed & Breakfast Damariscotta, Maine
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“Two of the upstairs rooms have river views but you would need to ask about that.”
 of 5 bubbles RickyRight2013, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The guest suite was a nice option for us. It offers privacy and spectacular views.”
 of 5 bubbles blairxxx, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
“studio was so great! VERY quiet, clean, and private.”
 of 5 bubbles cjscas, 10 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Well we really liked the studio. Drinks on the back porch!”
  • How about drinks on this back porch?!
 of 5 bubbles Capnbob67, 30 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Four comfortable rooms in the main house, all with double exposure and great views. The property also has accommodations with full kitchens--a spacious guest wing, two apartments in a converted garage, and a large cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles NaomiK2Y, 20 Oct 2013 | Read review
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