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Hartstone Inn Named Among Top Ten Culinary Inns

The Hartstone Inn is excited to have recently been named one of‘s Top Ten Culinary Inns.  This list is comprised of “10 B&Bs that offer the ultimate culinary experiences, whether you’re a serious foodie or new to the kitchen.” is the world’s largest bed and breakfast directory offering the most complete list of […]

Camden Amphitheatre and Library Named as National Landmarks

The Hartstone Inn wishes to congratulate the Camden Amphitheatre and Library for being designated national landmarks by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the National Park Service Jonathan B. Jarvis.   Our guests enjoy the landscaping, architecture and overall beauty of the Amphitheatre each time they visit.  As for the  Public Library, it […]

Guest Ipads at the Hartstone Inn

We are excited to announce the addition of Ipads to enhance your stay at the Inn!  Click here to read about us in Village Soup.

Inside the James Beard House with The Amateur Gourmet

We are thrilled to share this post from the popular food blog The Amateur Gourmet. (click on the link for the full post)

Traditional Home Article

We are happy to be featured in the current (October 2010) issue of Traditional Home magazine which is on newsstands now. The article, written by Stephen Exel, a food editor and writer for the magazine, and photographed by photographer John Bessler, features our cooking school at the Inn.  Included are some great photographs, a nice […]

The Inn's New Logo

Just in case you haven’t seen it yet, here is our new logo! Look for it on our cooking class aprons, hand thrown coffee mugs and stitched on the staff’s chef jackets for starters.

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors

I just picked up the current issue of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine, not noticing the caption on the cover that reads “Dining at the Hartstone,” and began paging through the articles. For some strange reason, I always flip through magazines from the back to the front, scan over articles and save the heavy […]

Top 10 Romantic Inns

We are very proud to have been chosen as one of the “Top 10 Romantic Inns for 2010″ by American Historic Inns and “The Top 10 Romantic Inns have been carefully selected for overall romantic attributes–scenic setting and location, interior beauty and design, subtle yet personable hospitality, pampering amenities and creative activities. Each inn offers […]

Martha Stewart Recommends the Hartstone Inn

In the August 2009 issue of Martha Stewart Living, Martha writes about the “heavenly” hiking in Maine. Her house is located in Seal Harbor, on Mount Desert Island, the home of Acadia National Park. Acadia is known internationally for it’s wonderful network of hiking trails through (as Martha writes) “…rocky cliffs, gentle meadows, sand and rocky […]

Hartstone Inn Receives Award of Excellence

We are very proud to have been awarded an Achievement of Excellence Award by the American Culinary Federation. The fine dining category includes nine prestigious restaurants from across the country including: Charlie Trotter’s (Chicago), The French Laundry (Yountville, Calif.) and The Inn at Little Washington (Washington, Va.). Following is a portion of the press release: ACF Announces 2009 […]


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