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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were very disappointed in the accommodations. I felt like I was back in Camp Misty Mount, (Girl Scout camp from childhood). That would have been okay except for double occupancy, it was $150.00. I thought this was very expensive for the quality of the accomodations. It did include breakfast. I choose this place because there were some good reviews... More 

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Thank shg48
Hiram, Maine, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

When being shown to our room, we passed through a bathroom. When I expressed relief that I was glad to see a separate staircase bordering our room, the worker stated in no uncertain terms that we couldn't use that staircase as a means of egress and that hopefully the bathroom use wouldn't be an issue. This didn't set well with... More 

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Thank Bigfriday
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I've gone to Monhegan Island several times previous to this trip and always walked by the Trailing Yew wondering what it was like. A compound of different buildings with a communal dining option, it seemed intriguingly unlike any other B&B or hotel I'd ever stayed in. I usually rent a cottage and stay on the island for a week, but... More 

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Thank nancybeamiller
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a solo getaway during this year's Memorial Day weekend. The weather was glorious, making for an even more enjoyable stay. I luckily got a room with electricity in the Annex building. From the first day, they made me feel at home and taken care of. The first night a party left their barking dog alone for... More 

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Thank aem783
South Berwick, Maine
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My wife and I spent 3 nights at the Trailing Yew in the Cabin Room. The room is its own separate little building consisting of a double bed, a twin bed its own bathroom and electricity. Electricity is mentioned because not all rooms on Monhegan have electricity, so make sure you know before you go. The cabin was very rustic... More 

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Thank Jeremy C
Portland, Maine
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189 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The Trailing Yew offers options for accommodations in about 5 different buildings thats hare a common lawn and views of the water. My daughter and I took a room a boarding house built about 100 years ago with no electric in the bedroom but electric in bathroom and hallways. Gas lamps were our lights. Don't worry though the bathroom and... More 

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1 Thank scott a
New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2016

@mardan judy - BUT, if you'd like a place with real charm, a deep sense of history, and wonderful community connections, this is the place. I feel a little but like I'm at Gramma's house - and I love it that way. I don't need fully-fluffed dryer-spun towels at the foot of my bed - I'd prefer wonderful-smelling line-dried, and,... More 

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1 Thank william a
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

One of the most beautiful places I have seen in the Northeast. The place is just amazing. Very rustic and simple with pretty much no technology. It is like taking a step back in time. The owners is just the sweetest and the home cooked meals are to die for. Really friendly atmosphere and a great place to get away.

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Thank Cayla C
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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160 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

My wife, three teenage children, and I just spent three days at the most enchanting place in all of island New England, staying at the Trailing Yew in their house called the Mooring Chain, which was lit only with oil lanterns, and cooled only by ocean breezes. That the weather was perfect added to the experience. First, let's discuss the... More 

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4 Thank Steambush
Rochester, New York, United States
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

I have been coming to Monhegan Island and staying at the Trailing Yew every year for the past 17 years....that pretty much says it all. I recommend Monhegan and the Trailing Yew to anyone who wants a peaceful, relaxing and rustic time. Great food too.

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Address: Lobster Cove Rd., Monhegan Island, Monhegan Island, ME 04852
Region: United States > Maine > Monhegan Island
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Trailing Yew Monhegan
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“No tip. Book somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles shg48, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Keep out of the main house - try to get a private bathroom.”
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 of 5 bubbles Bigfriday, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If electricity is important, make sure you inquire to whether the room has it.”
 of 5 bubbles JeremyC910, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with water views”
 of 5 bubbles L9380ITscotta, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We brought our rough and tumble (truly!) Yorkie with us! They allow pets!”
 of 5 bubbles Steambush, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
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