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Maple Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast Inn

11 Inn Road (off the Outlet Road), Augusta, ME 04347 USA (Show map)
163 Reviews
$89 - $215
per night

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Maine's first certified "Environmental Leader" green lodging establishment (2004) and "One of 30 Great U.S. Inns" (Travel+Leisure, 2002) both aptly describe our unique combination of pampered service for relaxing getaways or business travel combined with our barnyard menagerie of llamas, pony, goats, sheep, cow, and many chickens. Featuring the largest solar electric array in Maine plus solar hot water and a wind turbine, this fully restored 1906 gambrel Victorian farmhouse (major renovations completed in 2001) is far back from the public road on many acres of unspoiled rural beauty, yet just minutes to Hallowell's National Historic District with unique shopping, great dining, and antiquing alongside the banks of the Kennebec River. You'll be greeted at the front desk made from a slab of historic Hallowell granite which once served as the front step to the farmhouse. Central to Maine's coast, lakes, and mountains (all within an easy hour's drive). Adjacent 600+ acre wildlife preserve provides a pristine pond for canoeing and trails for hiking or cross-country skiing. Our own free-range fresh eggs are featured in the full custom, cooked-to-order breakfast. Spacious antique furnished rooms have private baths, A/C, phones, TV, DVD/VCR, and individual temperature control. Four rooms have HUGE double whirlpool tubs, three have private decks, and five have gas fireplaces for the ultimate romantic getaway. The adjacent Carriage House, connected by the Porte Cochere, is ideal for meetings and intimate weddings, and the Gathering Place event center attached to the rear of the Inn is available for larger business and social events.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.7

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Maple Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast Inn

5 on September 07, 2014

Beautiful country setting, peaceful yet close to throughway, yet far enough away not to know it !

Charming B&B in the August ME area

5 on August 23, 2014

This was my third stay at the Maple Hill Farm B & B. It's like coming home! There is always something new, this year we enjoyed the outdoor hot tub and sauna - awesome at the end of the day. The rooms are decorated beautifully and are immaculate. Scott and Vince are outstanding innkeepers and this will always be my favorite destination in the Augusta Maine area.

Soothing in Augusta Maine

5 on August 10, 2014

What a restful inn. So quiet that we were surprised to see many other guests at the delicious, made to order breakfast. The innkeepers are charming and love spoiling their guests. Somehow they make every guest feel as if the Maple Hill Farm is a private estate with a superb staff.I asked why the rates were so low for such a great place and the response was that the inn was doing well financially and there was no need to charge the guests more! So refreshing to find this attitude just a few miles from the center of Augusta.

Wicked good B&B

4.8 on August 06, 2014

Stayed this past weekend for the first time and I was especially impressed. So close to downtown Hallowell and Augusta, Maine. Bright sunny rooms and outstanding Maine farmyard. My family and I enjoyed a stay we will talk about for years. Thank you Scott and Vince.

Best b&b ever. It really felt like home except you can't do the dishes

5 on July 28, 2014

It takes an effort to get there the first time but boy is it worth it. Scott and Vince still have that excitement about their b&b as if it's new but they have all the details down like the pros they are. I don't think they could fake the graciousness that they exude!

A perfect Way Station on a long Road Trip

4.8 on May 20, 2014

The staff was great. Breakfast was really good. The room was very comfortable. The town of Hallowell is very quaint. Hd a wonderful dinner and local beer at the Liberal Cup.

Weekend Getaway

5 on March 26, 2014

Loved this place!!!! Have already recommended to several friends and planning on returning again soon. Scott and Vince were exceptional hosts. Loved the breakfast that was included the next day. Was made to feel right at home. Could not find one thing to complain about. My only disappointment was that I did not know about this place sooner as I would have loved to have got married here.

A great place to stay, even for locals!

5 on February 17, 2014

Although we live in Augusta, which is only a few minutes away, I decided to get a room for Valentine's Day (a stay-cation!). We were impressed by the friendly, easy-going service, the cozy room (private whirlpool tub was so relaxing, bed was very comfortable), and the delicious breakfast in the morning (I wanted to try everything on the menu but I got a simple bacon and eggs plate which was really tasty). We used the sauna briefly, which was quite new and beautiful and clean, although I do prefer wood-fired saunas in general (theirs is electric which is more cost-effective because they have solar and wind power). It still got plenty hot! I just like being able to put water on the woodstove for the steam (a big no-no for electric!). We didn't use the hot tub because we had the whirlpool tub in the bedroom, but another couple we talked to said it was great. Overall, this was an outstanding stay and quite affordable, considering what you get, the fact that they are super-green, and the beautiful premises. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone coming to Hallowell or Augusta, and I will probably stay there again at some point.

Maple Hill Best Bed and Breakfast in Augusta area

5 on February 02, 2014

As always, friendly and a very peaceful play to stay. Two deer in the field, completing the pastoral view when I arrived after dark.

So much better than a hotel!

5 on January 25, 2014

My husband and I were concerned about the privacy level of staying at a bed and breakfast but chose to take the chance because of the many amenities Maple hill farm had to offer. We were not disappointed at all. From the moment we arrived we felt as though we were in our own home, Scott was so welcoming, giving us a tour, and explaining how Maple Hill Farm functions. We never felt as though we were being hovered over though. Along with the wonderful amenities listed on their website there were many other personal touches in our room when we arrived to make us feel special, chocolates, homemade soaps, free deserts,and bath salts to name a few. Though it is located a heartbeat away from Augusta, Maine you truly feel as though you are in the county. I don't even have time to get into Scott's drinks from the bar or Vince's farm fresh breakfast :) 5 star stay. We can't wait to get back! ~ Randy and Rebecca

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Location Type

Farm fields and woods., Away from road., Countryside, Ranch


Augusta, ME (AUG-State) 5 miles

Directions to property:

Augusta State Airport: You'll need to rent a car to get around most conveniently. Head out of airport toward Western Avenue (Route 202), and take a right going west. As you cross the interstate in less than a mile, get in the left turn lane and turn left onto the Whitten Road. Then follow the blue and white signs to Maple Hill Farm through the next four miles until you find us on the right hand side of the Outlet Road

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Maine State Museum and Capitol, Kennebec Valley Art Assoc., Old Fort Western, Jamies Pond Wildlife Management Area, Pine Tree State Arboretum, Kennebec Ice Arena, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Full liquor service, 24-hour coffee/tea and snacks, Private Decks, Refrigerator on site., Microwave on site, Huge Double Whirlpools

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Croquet, Wildlife Management Area, Whirlpool tubs, Farm Animals, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3 pm (flexible)
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited Outside only please - covered front porch is available
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Must be well behaved and be responsible for any damage.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Only on some peak season weekends, call for details
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit Card number to guarantee, or 50% of entire stay (minimum one night's stay) in cash or personal check.
  • Cancellations: If you must cancel your stay, deposits will be returned provided you notify us at least 14 days prior to your arrival date in writing (FAX is acceptable), otherwise the deposit will be retained or your credit card will be charged half of your entire stay's cost (with a minimum of one night's stay). The full cost for your entire stay will be charged if you cancel less than 48 hours prior to 3 p.m. on the day of scheduled arrival. We do not charge if we are able to re-book the room. Policy subject to change.



Scott Cowger and Vince Hannan

Languages spoken

A little French., English

Resident Pets

Llamas and farm animals.

About the innkeepers

Scott is a former civil engineer who also has served in the Maine Legislature as a State Representative and State Senator. He also enjoys gardening and photography. Vince is a former electronics repair technician who enjoys country life, and cares for all the farm animals that are resident pets. He also enjoys gardening and cooking. Both enjoy caring for the farmhouse and grounds, and cutting plenty of firewood for winter.

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Full Custom Cooked

  • Time Served: 7 am to 9 am
  • Serving Location: Art Gallery, Front Porch (weather permitting), Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Wide menu choices., Special Event meals.

Signature Dish

Custom Cooked Breakfast
You can order whatever you'd like off the breakfast menu, including free-range eggs from the farm any way you like them, including coddled or even Eggs Benedict Arnold (Arnold launched his "bateaux" from Pittston, just across the Kennebec River from Hallowell, on his historic and ill-fated trip to Canada). You can have pancakes with wild Maine blueberries and real Maine maple syrup from the great north woods, or french toast, oatmeal, cold cereals, fresh fruit, juice, and muffins cooked fresh each morning. Whatever your pleasure, we'll create breakfast just the way you want it.


Details Diamond Collection

11 Inn Road , (off the Outlet Road), Augusta, ME 04347 USA (Show map)

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