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Craignair Inn at Clark Island

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

I spent 3 nights here, and found the hosts to be warm, knowledgeable and welcoming. The food was great, and the location allows for both a quiet sojourn and a basis for exploring the marvelous midcoast area from Pemaquid to Rockport and beyond. Unreservedly recommended.

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

Thanks very much! Glad you enjoyed the beautiful and quiet environs here. I'll be sure to tell our chef Keith that you enjoyed his menu. Hope to see you again, Joanne and Michael

Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We spent 2 wonderful days and nights at this charming, stunning, relaxed and friendly Hotel. The location is stunning with views of the Atlantic, causeway and islands. Joanne and Michael are perfect hosts, relaxed, informal and helpful. Michael's breakfasts are superb! We enjoyed a fabulous meal in the Restaurant on our second night. The service was excellent! I strongly recommend...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words and thank you for sharing that the location is great for exploring along the coast! We're very near Rockland, and about 2 hours from either Portland or Bar Harbor. Glad you enjoyed breakfast and dinner while you were here! Thanks again! Joanne and Michael

Searsmont, Maine
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The Inn is accessible, at the end of a road, yet with a private Island for walking, and appreciating the serenity of nature. The inn is clean and very comfortable. The views of the sea are breathtaking, especially from the dining room. The food was incredible. May sound trite, but very true. Each meal not just delicious but artistically prepared,...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

Merci beaucoup! It was absolutely our pleasure to host our second (hopefully annual!) French Immersion weekend. The beginning of June is the perfect time of year for this type of gathering..beautiful weather and a calm & relaxing atmosphere.Thank you for joining us here at the Inn and we look forward to hosting you again! Joanne & Michael

Waldoboro, Maine
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The real Maine is out your window with the beach at low tide and the islands in the background. At higher tides the lobster boats are working in the distance. Rooms are comfortable with excellent beds, especially in the main building. Walks over the causeway to the quarries are special. Dinner and breakfast in the restaurant are outstanding. The inn...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We appreciate your kind words and are so glad you felt comfortable and enjoyed your meals here. We have been slowly refurbishing the inn--just got a new metal roof and painted the annex building over the winter! We look forward to having you stay again. Joanne and Michael

Holliston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 May 2015

we were the only guests the first day, which can be a bit lonely; bedroom ok, bathroom very nice, very good views of the harbour. Breakfast ok, funny combo of omelette and French toast. Found the living room downstairs chilly in temperature and vibe. It's hard to go for a walk, all the roads are private, full of No Trespassing...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to send a review. April is well before the summer tourist season and it is typical to be the only guests staying at that time. We are sorry you felt lonely! Many people staying with us during other times of the year come for that very reason--the solitude and quiet beauty of the...

Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 10 December 2014

My wife and I recently needed some time to decompress so we took a leisurely ride up US Route 1 in Maine. We spent a night at the Craignair Inn in Spruce Head. If you enjoy a place with some history this is for you. The Inn was originally a boarding house for people working the quarry on nearby Clark...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

Thank you Gene! You're right--lots of history and beautiful views here at Craignair Inn! We strive to make a comfortable and un-fussy destination for our guests and are so glad you took a few minutes to write about your stay. Hope to see you again! Joanne + Michael

Reviewed 20 October 2014

We have stayed at the Craignair three times over the past two years...in summer and fall. We have loved every visit. We always feel welcomed by Joanne. The breakfasts from Michael are great...as are the dinners. The view from the porches is wonderful. There are crafts and art displays from the area decorating the main rooms and these are very...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

It's always a pleasure to have you stay with us! It's a great compliment to have guests like yourselves return-we know you have a choice of lots of wonderful places to stay along the mid-coast. Thank you for taking the time to send us a review. We look forward to your 4th stay!

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I've stayed at Craignair many times, and look forward to it every time I go. It has one of my favorite porches to sit and relax on along the coast. The view is beautiful and expansive. Mike makes fantastic homemade breakfasts and Joanne is incredibly welcoming and friendly. Their dog, Mimi, is very sweet and is such a treat to...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We just put away the swing for the winter but it will be beckoning in the spring! We look forward to seeing you again!

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We originally honeymooned here in 1988 & last stayed here in 1991 during the hottest August week on record in Maine. More on that later. This time we stayed for 3 days in early October and the Fall weather was more typical of what we expected. The Inn was originally built to house quarry workers and it has a cozy...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough review! I think you've described the Inn and the environs really nicely and will help other travelers with their decision to stay with us. Regarding air conditioning, we do have it in the Vestry Annex rooms (#21 and above) and since the main Inn is situated so closely to the water it's rarely an issue....

Lexington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Our corner room (#2) was great... windows on two sides facing the water, quiet, and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. Owners (Joanne & Mike) were friendly & helpful, and worked very hard to make their Inn comfortable for their guests. Their doggie (Mimi?) was a friendly little ambassador for the Inn. We enjoyed walking onto Clark Island and relaxing on the...

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Joanne O, Owner at Craignair Inn at Clark Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Very happy you had a nice stay and enjoyed the corner room. Hope to see you again soon! ~ Joanne and Michael

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Craignair Inn and Restaurant is walking distance from beautiful Clark Island via the causeway. We're at the end of a peninsula with relaxing rooms, unmatched food and gorgeous views. Craignair is just minutes to Rockland, 40 minutes to Camden and about an hour to Portland. Come enjoy the peace and serenity of Craignair Inn at Clark Island! ... more   less 

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Address: 5 3rd St, Spruce Head, ME 04859-4241
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Spruce Head
Price Range: €93 - €159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Craignair Inn at Clark Island 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Enquire about en-suite rooms when you reserve and ask if the restaurant will be open.”
ldjohns945, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 or any on the ocean side of the Inn”
DBinNY, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No working wifi in the rooms in some of their rooms”
ActiveRunningNTravel, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a top floor so it's quiet. Get a room with an ocean view.”
edenmb, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with ocean view are the best!”
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