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03/10 Lodge at Moosehead Lake Launches New Website
A new website was just launched for the Lodge at Moosehead Lake. “When things get tight, it becomes even more important to invest in marketing efforts,” stated Linda Bortis, Owner of the Lodge. More details (PDF)

06/09 Stay at the Lodge When Visiting the International Seaplane Fly-In
Whether you are a flying enthusiast or interested in history, you'll enjoy experiencing the Annual International Seaplane Fly-In in Greenville, Maine.  More details (PDF)

05/09 Lily Bay State Park, a Haven for Nature Lovers Lily Bay State Park
nly a few miles north of the Lodge at Moosehead Lake, Lily Bay State Park offers access to some of the best outdoor recreation in the state of Maine. More details (PDF)

03/09 Moose & Wildlife Safari from The Lodge at Moosehead Lake
It's 5:45 am and time for the early Safari trip. Ed Mathieu, a Registered Maine Guide, greets you with a big smile and a thermos of coffee as you head out to the neighboring ponds to find moose and other wildlife. More details (PDF)

03/09 Top 10 Reasons for Visiting the Lodge at Moosehead Lake
The top 10 list is not left to David Letterman alone.  Here are the top 10 reasons vacationers choose the Lodge at Moosehead Lake for their retreat hideaway. More details (PDF)

02/09 In the Wild from the Luxury of the Lodge at Moosehead Lake
The Moosehead Lake area has been called the Jackson Hole of the northeast and is the perfect balance of lake, woods and wild. From the Lodge you can take in the breathtaking view of Moosehead Lake. More details (PDF)

01/09 Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Travel Guide Announces Winners of 2009 Awards for Excellence in the Americas, Atlantic, Caribbean & Pacific Islands
Condé Nast Johansens, the international luxury travel guide from the most trusted name in travel publishing, Condé Nast Publications Ltd., today announced the winners of the 2009 Awards for Excellence. More details (PDF)

01/09 Shed Hunting for Antlers from the Lodge at Moosehead Lake
Venturing into the North Woods of Maine can be a real learning experience and valuable too. Starting in November, once mating season... More details (PDF)

12/08 Up North Cuisine at the Lodge at Moosehead Lake is an Adventure for Visitors and a Delight for Locals
In the Northwoods of Maine, you can embrace the beauty of a soothing sunset or the quiet of a fresh snowfall. Up North Cuisine… More details (PDF)

10/08 Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Hotel Guides Select The Lodge At Moosehead Lake as a “Recommended Property”  
Condé Nast Johansens, the international luxury travel guide publisher, today endorsed The Lodge At Moosehead Lake. More details (PDF)

6/08 New Mount Kineo Suite Luxury Accommodations
 The Mt. Kineo Suite made its debut in June, 2008 at the Lodge at Moosehead Lake. Over the winter, the Bortis’ built a floor to ceiling stone fireplace in the living room and a totally new bathroom. More details (PDF)

2/08 Lodge Takes First Place in Chili/Chowder Cook-off
The Lodge at Moosehead Lake won the 6th Annual Chili/Chowder Cook-off for their clam chowder. The Lodge’s clam chowder is featured in the Lodge pub... More details (PDF)

01/08 Remodeled Dining Room Continues the Rustic Elegance Theme
Guests at the Lodge at Moosehead Lake experience enchanting rustic elegance in their room stay. “We wanted to extend that same experience to their dining as well,” stated Linda Bortis. More details (PDF)

11/07 Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Hotel Guide Selects The Lodge At Moosehead Lake as a “Recommended Property” for 2008
Condé Nast Johansens, the international luxury travel guide of premium resorts, hotels, and spas from the “Most trusted name in travel,” Condé Nast Johansens Ltd., today announced the The Lodge At Moosehead lake is a “Recommended Property” in The Americas, Atlantic, Caribbean & Pacific – Recommended Hotels, Inns, Resorts and Spas 2008. More details (PDF)

06/07 Lodge at Moosehead Lake Under New Ownership
Linda and Dennis Bortis will assume ownership of the Lodge at Moosehead Lake on June 1, 2007 from Sonda and Bruce Hamilton. Linda brings 30 years of experience in foodservice marketing, customer service and communications know-how to this new business. More details (PDF)


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In the Press
Yankee Magazine
Yankee Magazine, February 2016
New England Inns with Fireplaces
- It’s a snap to ignite your room’s gas fireplace and only a bit more work to assemble melty s’mores with Ghirardelli chocolate, homemade graham crackers, and Maine-made vanilla or maple marshmallows toasted over the living room’s wood fire.

Travel Channel, 2015
Top 10 New England Bed and Breakfasts
- A visit to the Lodge at Moosehead Lake is kind of like summer camp for grownups, only better -- with upscale accommodations and activities galore.

Portland Monthly, October 2009
Sex & The Wilderness
- Anyone can camp when the weather is mild. It takes a special kind of Survivalista, with some scratch, to rusticate in style during the more challenging seasons here. Just because you’re in the wilderness doesn’t mean you can’t be wild.

Alright, I'm Wrong
Travel Blog, July 2009
The Lodge at Moosehead Lake Review



Diamond Collection |

One of the World’s Top Adventure Lodge Resorts by – 2009

Four Diamond
AAA Four Diamond Award Property since 1994

1000 Places to See in the U.S.A. & Canada Before You Die
, page 29 – by Patricia Schultz

2013 Glorious Garden Winner from

Conde Nast
Condé Nast Johansens Travel Guide (PDF)
Winner of 2009 Awards for Excellence in the Americas, Atlantic, Caribbean & Pacific Islands

Down East
Down East Magazine (PDF)
BEST of MAINE, January 2008
Editor’s Pick for Lakeside Romance

Winner of
 Boston Magazine’s New England Travel & Life Best of New England® 2007

Karen Brown’s World of Travel
Winner "SPLENDID SPLURGE" for 2010 Reader's Choice Award in New England
Winner "MOST ROMANTIC INN" for 2008 Reader’s Choice Award in New England

Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

2005 Grand Award Winner in the 26th annual Hotel of the Year

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