THE MUNROE INN

Boutique Hotel
  Simple, pure and authentic
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ABOUT

Enjoy warm hospitality at The Munroe Inn, a historic home located in downtown Auburn. This beautiful Queen Anne home built in 1899 by the Munroe family, who ran a shoe manufacturing business in Lewiston. We are the only  hotel accommodation in the Auburn-Lewiston area that is on The National Register of Historic Places.  All our beautiful suites are designed with your comfort and pleasure in mind.  Each Suite is fully equipped with private bath, a workspace area, and an air-condition unit. We offer a three-course breakfast, focusing  on organic local produce and family recipes. We accommodate early or late check-in and a flexible breakfast schedule for business  and leisure-minded travelers.  Inn is a licensed hospitality lodging. We have an excellent record with the Historic Preservation Commission and with the Health Department.  

 

We can't wait to see you.

 

OUR SERVICES

Breakfast

 

We love a good breakfast, accompanied by coffee and people. For us, a meal is about organic and locally sourced ingredients, seasonality and creativity. Our three-course breakfast includes a plate of small baked treats, fruits, eggs, and seasonal vegetables. French press or stove-top espresso coffee, fresh sweet cider, and a wide variety of teas are also available. Our breakfast is light, healthy and creative.

Special Event Venue

Host your family gathering, or a corporate retreat, or other special event.  We offer fireplace lounge with seating that can 

accommodate up to 20 guests. We have also offered our space as a weddings venue for up to 60 guests.  Please request a quote from us directly.

Room Amenities

 

  • Private bathroom in each Suite

  • Room darkening curtains

  • All cotton premium linens and towels

  • Down comforters/Allergy free comforters (on request)

  • Feather pillows/Allergy free pillows (on request)

  • Smart TV  with Roku, Netflex, Sling

  • Hair dryer, iron and ironing board

Additional Bed
3rd person roll in bed. Additional charge apply.
Dog Friendly Property
Pets are allowed. Additional  charges  apply.
Children of All Ages are Welcome
Additional Bed  is available on request in our larger suites.
Daily Housekeeping

 

We adopted the below initiatives to ensure  we meet the environmental criteria to preserve and minimize the water and  energy waste. Unless otherwise requested, occupied  rooms will be cleaned daily with basic update. We kindly request that all guests turn off AC unit when departing their rooms for the day. We also appreciate you kindly consider our  sensitive plumbing system by avoiding excessive flushing of  t/paper or tissues.

Dog @ Property
Please note we have a dog staying with the innkeeper. His name is Hurricane, a loving teddy-bear who loves treats and  people.
Check-in
3- 6 pm
Early check in. Late Check in. Late check out. Self Check in.  Please text, call  or email us ETA.
Check-out
10 am
 

GALLERY

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THINGS TO DO

Outdoor Adventures

 

We are near Maine's Lakes and Mountains District. Auburn Lake offers the area’s best bass fishing. Mount Apatite is perfect for geology lovers,, with beautiful formations of  feldspar, smoky quartz, tourmaline, and apatite. The Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary is the perfect place for a leisurely stroll, with various trails intersecting with fields and meadows.   For those who want winter activities? Snowshoeing is a popular and inexpensive way to explore Maine’s wilderness all winter long.

Craft Breweries

 

Portland ME is a US city with the most craft breweries per capita. That distinction goes to Auburn too. 

Water Access

 

There are many lakes around Auburn in the radius of 4-20+ miles. Ocean public beaches are 20-30 miles away.   

State Parks Near Auburn

 

There are many State Parks near Auburn in the radius of 4 to 20+ miles offering short or long hikes, and trails for every level and length.    

Cultural Activities

 

You may wish to visit Bates College in Lewiston, with its beautiful collegiate campus and historical grounds, it is ranked Top 25 Best colleges in the USA. The Bates College Museum of Art displays work of various mediums, showcasing art local to Maine and the greater Americas.

Fairs

 

Encompassing 275 acres, Windsor Fair is one of the largest agricultural fairs with attendance of over 150,000 and daily entertainment featuring some of the best local and nationally recognized talent. A huge exhibit of farm animals and harness racing occurs. Held annually at the end of September. The Fryeburg Fair also occurs annually early in October, and is considered to be one of the best agricultural fairs in the U.S. offering livestock, agriculture and farming exhibitions with over 3,000 head of large animals. 

Portland's Culinary Scene
 
Eating well is easy in Portland. In 2018 Bon Appétit named Portland “America’s foodiest small town”. In true Maine style, our resilient restaurant community powers on, cooking up creative world-class fare along with inventive ways to serve us, lucky diners. A suggested list from Food Network of Portland eateries can be found here. Trillist’s salute to Portland’s best new restaurants, including brave COVID times new stars, as well as faves from the past 5 years, is here.
Festivals
 

The Bates Dance Festival is held annually at Bates College. The intensive workshop-based program runs in the summer months includes and culminates with performances in July. The Great Falls Balloon Festival is a hot air balloon festival held annually in August in the twin cities of Lewiston-Auburn. The Dempsey Challenge is a run, walk, cycle fundraiser held annually in September or October to benefit cancer research.

 

 

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