Winter Fun in Camden – Hartstone Inn Ski Packages

It is officially wintertime here at the Hartstone Inn.  The air is chilly and there’s snow on the ground.  That doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of outdoor fun to be had!  The Camden Snow Bowl is just a short distance away from us and it offers skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, skating, tubing and a toboggan chute.   It has a new 4,000-foot triple lift and it’s the only ski destination on the East Coast with stunning views of the ocean! 

Book one of our two winter getaway packages and enjoy all winter in Camden has to offer!

Down with Downhill Package

Package details: The Down with Downhill package offers a romantic, two-night getaway with a gourmet twist.  Down with Downhill welcomes with a multi-course breakfasts each morning, afternoon tea and cookies, our Chef’s Tasting dinner menu for two prepared by award-winning chef-owner Michael Salmon, and two one-day lift tickets or snowshoe rentals at nearby Camden Snow Bowl.

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Learn To Ski Package

Package details: Have you always wanted to learn to ski?  Our Learn to Ski package includes everything you need – rental equipment, lift tickets and enrollment in a 1.5 hour group skiing lesson for two people at the Camden Snow Bowl.  Our package also includes two nights lodging, our Chef’s Tasting dinner menu for two one night and a sumptuous two course breakfast each morning.   Enjoy Maine’s winter weather and learn something new at the same time.

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Hartstone Inn New Years Eve Menu 2016

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For all of you who have reservations and have been anxiously awaiting the publication of our New Years Eve dinner menu, the wait is over!!  Chef Michael has completed the menu and it is posted below.  We have ONLY ONE TABLE LEFT!  It’s not too late to plan for next year though!  

Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 7pm
$105 per person

  • Roasted Beets and Shrimp with Tahini, Yogurt and Mint
  • Smoked Salmon and Mascarpone Trifle
  • Oyster and Caviar Sabayon
  • Duck Confit and Celeriac Gratin with Port Poached Pear
  • Creamy Mussel and Fennel Soup
  • Halibut and Lobster Samfaina
  • Beef Tenderloin with Foie Gras and Shiitake Mushrooms
  • Pistachio Semifreddo
  • Hartstone Chocolates

 

Hartstone Inn Groupon Deal – Save Big!

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HOT DEAL! Many of you are familiar with Groupon but for those who are not, Groupon features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in 48 countries,  Groupon is currently offering a two night getaway package to the Hartstone Inn for just $229The deal includes a two-night stay for two in any traditional room, a $55 dining credit off our Chef’s Tasting Dinner Menu for two and wine and chocolates in room upon on arrival.  Upgrade to a suite for just $20 more per night and this deal can be combined to make a four night stay.  That is over $120 off the regular price!  Even a bigger discount if you upgrade to a suite!
Click here to view all the details on this special offer.  Act now as this offer is valid only for a limited time and there is a limited quantity available!  Please call us directly with questions or to check availability.  This Groupon deal makes a great Christmas gift!

Hartstone Inn Gift Certificates are the Perfect Holiday Gift!

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Have a home cook on your Christmas list? An aspiring chef? A foodie or just someone who’d like to getaway?  Hartstone Inn gift certificates are the perfect gift for all of the above!  They can be purchased in any denomination and applied to lodging, fun getaway packages, dinner in our restaurant, in room extras and/or cooking classes! 

Purchase them online here and the certificate will be emailed to you directly!  You can print it and include it in a holiday card.  Or, call us and we’ll mail you one! 

Happy holidays from the Hartstone Inn!

 

 

2 for 1 Entrees to Benefit Toys for Tots!

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Let the spirit of giving continue!

Join us for dinner Wednesday, December 14th, Thursday December 15th or Sunday, December 18th and get TWO ENTREES FOR THE PRICE OF ONE when you bring along a toy donation for Toys for Tots!

Happy children on Christmas morning – that’s what it’s all about!

Call us at 236-4259 to reserve your table!

 

 

 

 

$229 Two-Night Getaway with a $55 Dinner Credit!

cottageEnjoy two nights lodging in the traditional room of your choice, a sumptuous breakfast each morning and a $55 dinner credit to be applied to our Chef’s Tasting dinner menu for two.

As an added bonus, find red wine and our handmade chocolates in you room on arrival.  All for just $229!

Upgrade to a suite complete with a Jacuzzi tub, gas fireplace and more for just $20 more per night!

This special is available January 2, 2017 through April 30, 2017 and it includes weekend stays! 

Start making your travel plans now as you MUST BOOK your reservation by January 1st, 2017!

*Valid on new reservations only.  Can not be combined with any other offer or promotion. Excludes February 10-14 & February 17-18, 2017 

 

Caribbean Cooking Class Sunday, December 18th!

Sunday, December 18th, 2016 from 1-3pm / Hartstone Inn Kitchen / $45 per person

Our Chef Michael was named Caribbean Chef of the year in 1996. Join in preparing some of his favorite dishes and creations using tropical fruits and local ingredients.

The class will start with a cocktail – a Coconut-Mango Mojito!  To follow will be: Annatto Grilled Shrimp with a Pineapple-Avocado Salsa, Coconut-Steamed Mussels, Caribbean-Seared Tenderloin of Pork, and Fried Bananas with Lychees and Papaya.  Our cooking classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food!

Cook and stay with us – our Hartstone Inn Cooking Class Package includes two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our five course Chef’s Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. Additional enrollment into the cooking class is $45 per person. Find package pricing here.  Find our complete Hartstone Inn 2016-2017 Cooking Class Schedule here.

 

Camden Named One of America’s Prettiest Small Town Vacations

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TripAdvisor recently named Camden as one of “America’s Prettiest Small Town Vacations”, “Whoever said that bigger is better never set foot in these postcard-perfect small towns.  Regarding their list, they said  – “…discover gems across the country, from Camden and Cooperstown on the East Coast to Avalon and Port Angeles out West. ” 

They’ve opened up voting to TripAdvisor members to determine which is the #1 prettiest town in America! 

You know who has our vote – Camden!

 

“Christmas by the Sea” Overnight Package

Christmas by the SeaJoin us in Camden for a weekend celebration of the holiday season December 2-4, 2016 !

Christmas by the Sea is a December tradition in Camden that kicks off the holiday season, eagerly anticipated by families both near and far. This year is no exception: plans include a holiday parade, stores open late with ongoing sales, carriage rides, a tree-lighting in Harbor Park, carolers, the “real Santa”, and many crafts, fairs and activities throughout the Mid-coast communities.

Find the compete schedule of events here.

“CHRISTMAS BY THE SEA” PACKAGE – One night’s lodging with our five course Chef’s Tasting dinner menu for two and a sumptuous breakfast in the morning – $225 room / $249 suite We still have available rooms so plan your holiday inspired getaway today!  Check availability here.

Holiday Hors d’ Oeuvres Cooking Class

Hartstone Inn Travel to Tuscany Cooking ClassSaturday, December 3rd, 2016 or Sunday, December 4th, 2016 from 1-3pm – $45 per person

Get ready for the Holiday season with a set or recipes of some of Chef Michael’s favorite hors d’ oeuvres!  Class will begin with one of our famous cocktails, the Cranberry-Limoncello Martini.  Hors d’ Oeuvres include: Phyllo-Brie Triangles with Dried Figs and Walnuts, Pan Forte with Cheese, Hot Smoked Salmon Mousse with Crisp Fingerling Potatoes and Spicy Beef Toasts with a Smoked Tomato Confit.  Our classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food. 

Our Cooking Class Package includes two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our five course Chef’s Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. Additional enrollment into the cooking class is $45 per person. Find package pricing here.  Find our complete Hartstone Inn 2016-2017 Cooking Class Schedule here.