by Amanda Geronikos
The Pleasant Mountain Inn is a simple motel in Bridgton, Maine, close to Shawnee Peak. It offers cozy, pet-friendly accommodations, with up to two pets permitted per room. Rooms come with kitchenettes (mini-fridge, microwave and coffeemaker) or fully equipped kitchens for preparing meals. Wi-Fi is free.
Our Editor Loves
- Affordable rates
- Pet-friendly rooms
- Full kitchens in some units
- Free Wi-Fi
We booked a reservation in February 2019 for camp visiting weekend in late July. We received three confirmation emails after paying our deposit. Calling the day before to ask about dining options, I was told we had no reservation! When my husband spoke to the owner to ask for any help or suggestions, we were told: “Not my problem!”
We eventually found the lovely Cranmore Inn (North Conway, NH) where we were warmly welcomed. The Pleasant Mountain Inn is the opposite of its name. Avoid it at all costs!
This place had spacious rooms, even with two double beds. A front room had no views, but was clean and quiet. Among its amenities were a mid-size flat TV with cable programs, a mini-fridge, a hairdryer, an iron, and a microwave. An alarm clock displayed the correct time. The Internet worked. The small bathroom had the usual toiletries. Its shower worked fine. A restaurant-bar was on the premises, but it didn’t serve breakfast. Although the place called itself an inn, its layout was identical to an old-school motel. If I were in the area, I might consider another stay.