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Reviewed 24 September 2018

I stopped there with a friend for a night and it was such an amazing experience. The keepers are such amazing, creative people and make you feel very at home. The house itself is beautiful and well kept. there is no running water in the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Amelia T
Reviewed 14 August 2018

What a lovely experience at Deer Isle Hostel. Really, the stay is more of a retreat than a place to rest your head. The communal dinner was delicious. I highly recommend participating and contributing to the meal the ingredients that Anneli suggests for dinner. My...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank mistymolly2018
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Dennis and Anneli are extremely kind and they run a wonderful hostel in the beautiful natural surroundings of Deer Isle. The group dinners are delicious and fresh from the garden, the beds are comfortable, and every amenity from the washrooms to the shower are so...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Annie U
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This stay was a memory of a lifetime. Dennis and Anneli have built a beautiful homestead with a majestic 17th century replica home complete with a root cellar and old world joinery. Joinery I may not see again...no nails just mortise, tenon, and pegs. The...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Glenn K
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We stayed at Deer Isle Hostel for several nights in May in 2016. It is a really special place, the communal meals are a highlight. Everyday I woke up there energized and ready to explore the many preserves and places nearby. Dennis and Anneli are...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank KathrynDavis
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The hostel is part of an off the grid homestead where we grow our own food, build with local wood and stone and try to live in harmony with the landscape. Rooms include a private hut, private room for a couple or More small family, small dorm, private single room. Evening campfire, communal dinner,unique compost heated shower, gardens, orchard, chickens. We also host tours and classes. Peace and quiet, stars at night, walking trails along the seashore. Less
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United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Deer Isle
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"Dorm beds are a great bargain and very comfortable"
19 Jul 2017
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12 Sep 2016
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