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54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This rustic, old timey, small campground, is a gem, right on the water! Love it! We come here every year! The week after Labor Day there are very few people here. The owner is a lovely woman! Awaken to the sound of the lone lobsterman checking his pots...Watch an island appear out of the mist and realize there's a heron... More 

Thank C B
Jersey, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We arrived here without a reservation whilst kayaking along the Maine Island Trail and although it was really busy the staff did everything possible to meet our needs. It was a peaceful evening with very easy access to the water. Although we were only there for one night it was clear that many of the people and resident for quite... More 

Thank Kevin M
Hillsborough, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lobster Buoy Campsites are the most relaxing campsites, if you want to get away and just enjoy camping. No need for pools, hot tubs, rec rooms, etc. Just a peaceful, friendly place with other friendly campers and great owners. If you want fancy, this is not the place for you, but if you want to relax, this is the place... More 

Thank leaandted
Waltham, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We were invited along on on a camping trip by another family who have been coming to the site for years, and their folks too also have a regular plot. What an absolute pleasure it was! Unfortunately we chose a terrible weekend weatherwise - it was pretty much a monsoon for an entire weekend (early summer before July 4th) but... More 

1 Thank Alex T
Andover, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I have camped here many years. in the past with family, friends, and solo and most recently with fiance! We have made friends and acquaintances with the staff and clientele! Nice laid back camping area. No frills, just a great place to sleep, eat in site, and swim in the ocean. We use it as a base to visit all... More 

Thank SuperDuck76
Holly, Michigan
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We arrived near the end of the season and were 1 of 4 campers in the park. Our waters edge site had gorgeous views and we loved watching the tide and hearing the waves. Very friendly owner. Prices cheap. The grounds needed some manicuring but everything else was wonderful. We would stay here again.

Thank Diazai
Old Town, Maine
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45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Found this Campsite quite by accident. This will not be our last visit! Perfect in so many ways - took us back to the 50s and 60s, when life was simple and people lived by the rules! There is no messing around here. They explain what is expected and if you live by it - you enjoy the magic of... More 

6 Thank hollorageo
Rockland, Maine
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I have been many years visiting, Love the area and love the camp site. Quiet camping area with some lots open to lots that area surrounded by woods. Always welcomed. Camp sites just off the waters edge or even rent a cabin or a trailer or just bring your own. Swimming on the beach more beach when the tide is... More 

1 Thank Darlene Michael L
Homestead, Florida
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We recently stayed for one night in a rented RV after visiting the area for a day. We were able to get a spot on the beach with fantastic views. Our site and views made the stay! This is a location off the beaten path and was not your typical beaten path campground. The grounds were well kept but the... More 

3 Thank Tony T
Norway, Maine
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143 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Our friends had been going to the campground for years and told us it was a hidden gem... Now we understand! We spent 3 nights/4 days at the campground - not long enough! We were with another couple and we had two tents, two easy-ups and our gear & we stayed on a double lot #7/#7. The lot was a... More 

6 Thank Mainesilver1

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Additional Information about Lobster Buoy Campsites

Address: 280 Waterman Beach Rd, South Thomaston, ME 04858-3322
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > South Thomaston
Price Range: ₹ 1,432 - ₹ 2,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Lobster Buoy Campsites Hotel South Thomaston
Lobster Buoy Campsites South Thomaston, Maine
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“We camp on the tent side, right on the water”
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 of 5 bubbles siamsacarey, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bring a sweater and cover your items at night! Being close to the waters edge makes things a little damp!”
 of 5 bubbles alextX9737AK, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Camping on coastal Maine requires layered dress. Wind breaker for ocean breeze and early morning (or any other time) fog.”
 of 5 bubbles SuperDuck76, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“There are no bad sights..... The ocean is just steps away!”
 of 5 bubbles Mainesilver1, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
“You can get a tent site right on the water, but it gets windy at times. The wooded sites are more private but can get damp and buggy. I like them anyway. Almost all the sites have great views of the water. Keep a camera handy for the ever-changing clouds and water views.”
 of 5 bubbles JudiM934, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
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