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AMC Cardigan Lodge

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New Durham, NH
Reviewed 1 week ago

I own a small furniture store and wanted to have employees and family members together for a night with dinner and conversation. We closed our store early and got there at 6pm for dinner. Family style dinner was excellent and appealed to even the pickiest people in our group. With the fire place burning we all gathering in the main...

Thank hubbingtons
Somerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just had a wonderful stay at the AMC Cardigan Lodge in Alexandria, NH. Our stay was part of the AMC Winter Hiking Program Cardigan weekend, and everything about the Lodge was amazing. Breakfast and dinner were incredible, the "croo" was extremely kind, and the facilities were top notch. Can't wait to return in the spring!

Thank jackeppich
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

AMC Cardigan Lodge is a great place to visit. The lodge offers a hardy breakfast before your adventures begin. The hikes are incredible. And afterwards the lodge provides great food and a quiet relaxing environment to wind down in the evening.

Thank Katie W
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge thanks to the staff at Cardigan for another great weekend. 60+ people for two days and everything was flawless. The food was plentiful and delicious, the bunk rooms were clean and the bathrooms were as clean as can be expected given the number of people. For those considering staying at Cardigan, note that this is not a hotel. Is...

Thank Elizabeth R
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We found the Cardigan Lodge through the AMC website--we wanted a "hut" type of experience but where we could stay at the bottom of the mountain for a quick getaway back to an early soccer game near Boston. I couldn't be more pleased with the choice. The four story lodge has lots of space to get away and be with...

Thank Krisbrazil
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Staying at this lodge was more like camping than at a lodge. The pictures listed of the bathroom are not accurate from anything I saw. It was dorm living. I stayed in a room with 4 bunk beds and the bathroom was downstairs. That's a bummer when I wake up 2-3 times a night to use the bathroom. It was...

Thank Janie O
Forestdale, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Shared a bunk room with two other women as part of an AMC chapter w/e. Clean linens, clean carpet, clean common areas. Room close to shared bath & shower, also clean. Shampoo & shower gel dispensers in shower. Extra toilet paper stashed under sinks. Plenty of outlets and pegs for hanging towels/wet clothes/toiletry bags. Exceptionally helpful/friendly staff/"croo". Shout out to...

Thank BGA14
Scituate, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is the third time I have stayed at Cardigan. It is my favorite AMC lodge. The staff is so friendly and welcoming. They will help with any questions and have lots of loaner equipment for you to try. The food is great: buffet style and it never runs out. The rooms and bathrooms are well equipped. We stayed in...

Thank annabelle020
Essex, New York
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here long time ago it was a mess but new management it is great now had a great time they go out of there way to make you happy. Food is great place is clean and kept well. Trails are well kept no garbage while hiking .everyone had a great trip 26 of us

Thank Dwayne1965
Hartford, CT
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I stayed at the AMC Lodge campsite on a Saturday, then hiked Cardigan Mtn on Sunday. We arrived too late to get dinner, but we set up the tents and went back into town for dinner. The lodge staff were great - they gave me some wood for the fire and we hung out at the campfire (s'mores for the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AMC's Cardigan Lodge in Alexandria, New Hampshire is just two hours from Boston. Surrounded by 5,000-acre Mount Cardigan State Forest, Cardigan Lodge offers an extensive trail network for hiking and cross-country skiing, a nature trail and swimming pond, and family-friendly programs and theme weekends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AMC Cardigan Lodge

Address: 774 Shem Valley Rd, Alexandria, NH 03222-6112
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Alexandria
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Cardigan Hotel Bristol
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“2nd floor has larger windows with better view than 3rd floor”
 of 5 bubbles hubbingtons, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Aim for the upper (third) floor as you get less noise from the common room.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethr794, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you're near the bathroom you may hear a bit of to-ing and fro-ing in the middle of the night, but it's okay.”
 of 5 bubbles Krisbrazil, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Shared bunk rooms available as well as private rooms for couples.”
 of 5 bubbles BGA14, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For a family, I would recommend the double bunk room with en-suite bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles MorleyMcNeal, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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