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“Perfect example of a quaint country inn!”
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Down Easter Inn
Ranked #3 of 3 Damariscotta B&B and Inns
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Our 5 day Maine vacation was anchored from the Down Easter Inn. It's location is perfect for day trips to Boothbay Harbor, Rockport and so many lighthouses. We very much enjoyed our stay at the Inn starting with the home-made muffins and pastries in the morning, all the way to the relaxing atmosphere out on the front lawn in the evening. It was nice to see children playing outside which made us feel at home. The rooms were well-kept and very clean & the decor was typical country-fare. We loved our visit to the area and can't wait until we can get away again and enjoy true country living!

  • Stayed: July 2012
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

We felt like family at this charming inn. We met up with some friends to celebrate a milestone birthday with lobster, sailing, and fun. We started and ended our days at The Down Easter. Mornings started out on the Adirondack chairs that were setup in the middle of the front lawn. It was a great place to read, drink coffee and enjoy the fresh baked goods from the continental breakfast. At then end of the day the giant screened in porch provided a nice place to enjoy ourselves.

Room Tip: Make sure you find the time to enjoy the porch. Nice cool breezes and comfy chairs.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

Stayed here for a wedding in Bristol only because it was listed on the couple's site as hotels in the area. Should have done my homework. From first glance, the place is run down. Paint is worn, grounds unkempt. Entering the office area was like walking into grandma's house. In fact, I think it's a living room. Tacky decor, unprofessional staff, and mild mothball smell.

Then the room. Oh, man, the room. More tacky hell. Horrible floral wallpaper, cornflower blue carpet, silk flowers, dated dark wood furniture and oh that wonderful mothball smell again. No AC, but there was this horrid loud "ceiling fan" that was like an oscillating fan bolted to the ceiling. To it's credit, nothing was dirty, just old and depressing. I've stayed in motels better than this.

But a free breakfast! Oh, the horrible, depressing breakfast. Dead silent little dining room with a few tables of people minding their own. Breakfast consisted of store-bought pastries and terrible coffee. And more silk flowers!

All in all, a miserable little place that would be fine for $50 a night. But at more than double that, it leaves a lot to be desired.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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11  Thank getjustin
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Reviewed 6 September 2009

No TV! No phone! Nothing within walking distance...The Inn is dirty, the shower in our room was very small and the place is run down. No restaurant, vending machine...but they have a water pump.

16  Thank kingfishtown
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Additional Information about Down Easter Inn

Address: 220 Bristol Rd, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4010 (Formerly Inn at Damariscotta)
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Damariscotta
Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Damariscotta
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Down Easter Inn Damariscotta, Maine

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