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Camden Windward House

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6 High St, Camden, ME 04843-1611
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20/07/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#2 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Camden
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This wonderful Bed and Breakfast is rich in charm and history. 1 block from the harbor, stores and restaurants. Walking distance to everything including hiking trails and schooner boats. The Inn is friendly and has all modern day amenities. Breakfast is a menu style and made to order. Tea and treats are available during the day.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
Canoeing offsite
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Wifi
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Board games / puzzles
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Seating area
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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English
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NickPierce42 wrote a review 22 Jul
Los Angeles, California14 contributions3 helpful votes
Sometimes older B&B's and motels/hotels use their age as an excuse for being dirty or unkempt or falling apart. At Windward house, you feel the history, but everything else is new or perfectly maintained. We stayed one night in the Garden room which was perfect. It's outside in the garden so it gives you a little more privacy than the rooms in the main house. The bathroom was immaculate, everything worked, there were zero stains or cracks or bugs and everything seemed new or at least in good condition. The garden itself is a lovely place to sit and have a glass of Rose or just sit and listen to the birds. It's less than 5 minutes from the sights and sounds of Camden and the breakfast in the morning was fantastically delicious. The hosts (and Barney the dog) were likewise fantastic. Gracious, kind and knowledgeable, they made our stay one to remember. If you're looking for a place to stay while in Camden, look no further. We will return!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Garden room has a private entrance.
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mizpatch wrote a review 14 Jul
Wilmington, Delaware88 contributions16 helpful votes
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I wish I could give more than 5 stars for this wonderful B&B! The design and execution of everything — the rooms, the gardens, the breakfasts— was fabulous. The location was ideal on a residential street of stately mansions, now B&Bs. The Windward is set back from the road a bit and is just a short walk downhill to the harbor and the shops of Maine Street. The owners, Dan and Matt, were super friendly and helpful. They were full of great suggestions that were geared to the interest of each guest. The breakfast menu was varied and delicious each day with fresh fruit to start and choices or eggs or pancakes or French toast and several breakfast meats. The garden in the back was a delightful place to stop in the evening where you can enjoy twinkling lights, soft music, and a fire pit.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: The Quarterdeck room was awesome with a stylish rustic design that is comfy and roomy.
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Response from Dan Hall, Owner at Camden Windward House
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are so happy to have exceeded your expectations! We agree that we have the perfect location to explore all Camden has to offer! It was such a pleasure meeting ou guys and we hope to see you visit again in the future!
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thosttravels wrote a review 14 Jul
Seville, Spain2 contributions
Dan's and Matt's friendly, casual, good-humored ways made us feel like we had stopped at the home of someone's best uncle(s) and had been made to feel at home there. The location was perfect for us, allowing us to walk easily into town and run-back to the inn to rest or drop off booty from a shopping splurge (and be able to walk home after a long meal and lingering conversation over drinks). The self-serve pantry and common room and gardens all show the signs of the innkeepers' careful consideration of guests' possible needs and desires. It felt good that the innkeepers choose to lay out fine quality items rather than bomb-proof, hotel industry goods. The rooms were beautifully and uniquely appointed. The furnishings and accessories were of high quality and all looked fresh and inviting. And the breakfasts were perfect for us--filling and yet not heavy, varied and yet offering familiar favorites, fresh and carefully prepared and presented.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review! We take a lot of pride in creating an atmosphere where guests can feel at home in our lovely coastal harbor town! We are beyond excited to have fulfilled this goal with you! We hope to see you return for another visit!
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LittleSis54 wrote a review 13 Jul
Chicago, Illinois212 contributions103 helpful votes
Matt, Dan (and Barney) were consummate hosts. This is their labor of love and it shows. Great attention to detail made it one of the nicest B&B's we've stayed in. Fridge and cold water in the room, tea, coffee and a few snacks always in the kitchen, with a few modern amenities like an anti-fog mirror in the bathroom. Breakfast was delicious, and we had our own private porch off of our room, looking into an absolutely beautiful yard space with chairs, fire pit, fountains, etc. It was raining so we picked up take out. Dan set the table for us to dine in, a really sweet touch. My only regret is we did not stay more than one night.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Thank you! We always say Windward House is our little labor of love, so it is nice to see someone else refer to it as so! We are so glad that you enjoyed the property and our beautiful gardens, despite the rainy weather! The number one thing our guests say is that they wish they had more time to spend in the Camden area! Since life is too short for regrets, we hope to see you return for another visit!!
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Carole W wrote a review 07 Jul
Van Buren, Arkansas13 contributions8 helpful votes
The room was exactly as we expected for a New England B &B! The owners were super nice and the breakfasts were 5 star! They made useful suggestions of things to do in the area. There was a list describing local restaurants, too. We would definitely go there again if we come back to Maine.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us! Hopefully, our paths will cross again sometime in the future!
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PRICE RANGE
US$133 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesMaineMid Coast MaineCamden
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Camden Windward House
Which popular attractions are close to Camden Windward House?
Nearby attractions include Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre (0.08 km), High Street Historic District (0.3 km), and The Smiling Cow (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Camden Windward House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Camden Windward House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Camden Windward House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Camden Windward House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Camden Windward House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hartstone Inn, River Ducks Ice Cream, and Fresh & Co..
Is Camden Windward House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Camden.
Are there any historical sites close to Camden Windward House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting High Street Historic District (0.3 km).
Is Camden Windward House accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.