Travel Blogs from Freeport
Day two of our journey home began with a 5:00 a.m. wake up call. The beds were comfy at this Hampton Inn, but it was a much smaller hotel than the one we stayed at on the trip down in Roanoke Rapids, NC. The breakfast at this hotel in Emporia, VA, was lacking in quality and assortment. Usually there are a variety of hot items such as eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, etc. along with cereals, pastries, juices, and hot beverages. This location only had a minimal selection and the ...
... of heading northbound and into the deep wilderness of Maine. A group of 10 will hit the road at 5am towards the closed for winter gate of Baxter State Park. 10 who have their own reasons for going, long dreamt or whimsy. Mine is my own. Heavy on my heart but wildly sweet at the same time. The trip has begun, I'm in ...
... restaurants to suit your fancy along with fishing and ferry rides through Casco Bay to the island. Maine's largest city has attracted every type of business and being so close to Boston, MA it has attracted those who want a smaller city lifestyle. Walk along the wooden piers, enjoy a lunch on the floating restaurant, have a lobster roll at a take out stand or simply walk around and watch the people. A great safe place to visit and heavily watched by the local police. The ...
... have to stop here the next time you visit Maine. Getting there wasn’t all that difficult. Starting from Kennebunk, hop on the turnpike and head northbound on I-95 toward Portland. Merge onto I-295 and take exit 6B. This exit will have signs indicating Forest Ave. The destination will be on your left and there is a parking lot directly before it.
If you went go to The Great Lost Bear and enjoy the beer/s that you’ve ...
... in the early 90's [that's the 19 90"s -- not 1890's] but the light has been well taken care of and maybe modified a bit. The weather was drizzly and foggy - but the pics may be special because of the fog.
We also found a few little Portland Harbor lighthouses. These were also well taken care of. We saw some of the coast properties that were ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
Historical Traveler Reviews Harraseeket Inn Freeport
We- (four friends) have stayed at the Inn many times over the years on our yearly trip to Freeport.
The Harraseekett Inn is a great place
The Harraseekett Inn is one of the fine New England Inns comparable to The Woodstock Inn, the Publick House etc. The ownership and staff take pride in providing the customer with a clean, cozy place to stay.
Their rates can be really high but be sure to calculate any included meals. We had a package that included breakfast each day and dinner one of the nights. The dinner was outstanding, the breakfasts were just fair.
Very nice place
very nice and the food is superb!
Is it possible for an inn to be "simple" (that is, informal and friendly) yet "superb" (that is, presenting the highest standards of service, accomodation and quality of food) at the same time? At Freeport's Harraseeket Inn, the answer is yes. We have been coming to the Harraseeket for a number of years. This one our innkeeper, in passing, noticed in the parking lot that that our car had a flat tire, managed to get it filled so that the car could be driven, advised us on where a permanent repair should be performed, drove us to the shop and back, and then insisted (insisted!) on driving us back an hour later to collect it. Some people would say that this alone would merit a 5 star rating. However, we then went on the same night to have a meal at the Inn's Maine Dining Room that emphasized the freshest ingrediants from local farms. We'd compare the overall experience to the very best from our North American and European travel. We love this place. In a more selfish world we'd keep a gem like this to ourselves ...
We go back every year
My husband and I go to the Harraseeket every year. The rooms are beautiful and cozy (and very, very clean!) Both restaurants are wonderful for both dinner and breakfast. We try to take advantage of the serious shopper package - we don't think theres a better deal around!
Loved the Harraseeket
We found out about this Inn on this website. Made reservations for two nights, not knowing what to expect. We were very pleasantly surprised. In fact, we stayed 5 nights. The amenities are wonderful. The rooms are so homey and cozy. The location is perfect for shopping the outlets. The food in the lounge is wonderful, and the tea everyday at 4:00 is an added bonus. The service was good, and everyone there very friendly.We highly recommend a stay here. Although the price is a little higher than average, it's worth it.
Best in town
we have stayed here for a few years in a row and have enjoyed it very much; the townhouse rooms in the back are fairly new and have 2-3 bedrooms, with living room and kitchen, and are perfect for a larger family, with reasonable rates; the rooms in the inn itself are a bit cozier and more luxurious; the inn is a short walk to the LL Bean and other outlet stores in town; the inn has two restaurants, the Broadarrow Tavern, fairly casual, with good food, and a more formal dining room; a full breakfast buffet in the dining room is included with each room, a great value; an indoor pool and outdoor croquet lawn court is also available; the staff are all very helpful, all in all, a pleasure to stay.
Very romantic and the staff is so nice
my husband and I stayed at the Harraseeket Inn for our 10th Anniversary. If you are looking for a romantic or a special place to stay the Harraseeket is wonderful. The staff is great and could not be more helpful. From the time you arrive until you leave you feel pampered. We had a room with a fireplace and a whirlpool tub. It is almost as if you had not left home. We were there the first weekend in May. Would like to return in the fall.
Wonderful place to be.....
We visited the Harraseeket on our first trip to Freeport. The staff was warm and friendly, the room was intimate and cozy (we had a room with a fireplace), and the food was delicious. A nice breakfast buffet was included in our room rate. When I called for the reservation, I mentioned that it was my husband's birthday, and they remembered at check-in that we were there for a special occassion. We were able to park the car when we arrived, and didn't move it again until we left Freeport. They are within walking distance to everything. I can't say enough nice things about this wonderful inn located in this cute "shopping" town. We had a great experience, and can't wait to go back!
Warm, Elegant and Wonderful
We happened upon the Harraseeket Inn while traveling through Freeport a few years ago. We're thrilled that we did! We had no reservation, but they gave us an exquisitely decorated guestroom with a whirlpool bath at very reasonable rates. The rooms were beautiful and spotless. We ate a delicious lobster dinner at the dimly lit and very romantic Broadarrow Tavern downstairs. The breakfast buffet the following morning was equally fabulous. The inn is easily within walking distance of all of the shops in the area. It couldn't have been more perfect. This will be our main Maine stop when we return. Highly recommended!