Close to Appalachian  Trail. 

Ideal for Thru-Hikers & Section Hikers!




workers welcome!   

A clean, family-friendly motel.  

hostel, mail drops, internet & shuttles for hikers!

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If you are going to be hiking the Appalachian Trail in Maine, we offer complete support to dayhikers, sectionhikers, and thru-hikers from the Stratton Motel. We support hikers in Maine all the way from from Grafton Notch to Caratunk.

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Support includes: shuttles, maildrops, slackpacking, and for our guests: free high-speed internet.

If you have any questions, or if you'd like recommendations on outdoor adventures in the Western Mountains, feel free to call us anytime at (207) 246-4171.

Thank you and happy trails! 

The Stratton Motel

For over 30 years the Stratton Motel has been welcoming travelers, hunters, hikers, road and mountain bikers, fishermen, snowmobilers, other outdoor enthusiasts, and vacationing families.

Located in the beautiful village of Stratton, Maine and conveniently close to all the many exciting outdoor adventure areas of the Western Mountains of Maine, guests of the Stratton Motel  find themselves repeatedly drawn back to the area.

There are 5 private rooms that have in-room baths, cable TV, refrigerators, microwaves, and WiFi.

There is also a roomy 2-bedroom Hostel with twelve beds, a complete kitchen, living room, and sitting area. During peak hiking seasons, June - mid October, the Hostel is not available for private group rentals. From mid October until May, the entire Hostel may be booked by a group or private party.

Amenities include:

  • Located in Downtown Stratton, across from Stratton Diner.
  • 5 Private Rooms with Full Baths.
  • Cable TV.
  • Wi-Fi
  • Weekly & Corporate Discounts.
  • Workers & Contractors Welcome!
  • Minutes To Sugarloaf , AT & Bigelow.
  • Private & Family-Friendly.
  • Walk to Food & Lounge.
  • Shuttle From/To AT.
  • BBQ Grill For Cook-Outs.
  • On Beautiful Stratton Brook.
  • Canoe/Kayak On Flagstaff Lake.
  • Walk To Bigelow Preserve.  
  • Backpackers & AT Hikers Welcome!

162 Main Street (Rt 27), P.O. Box 284 , Stratton, ME 04982

Phone (207) 246-4171 or

Close To Rangeley, Stratton, Bigelow Preserve, Carrabassett Valley, Caribou Valley Road, Horns Pond, Nash Stream, Dead River, Eustis, Flagstaff Lake, Sugarloaf, Saddleback, Kingfield, Mt. Abraham, Avery Peak, Crocker Mountain, Spaulding Mountain, Redington, The Horn, and all of Franklin County.

Backpack, Hike, Section Hike, Appalachian Trail, Alpine Ski, Nordic Ski, Mountain Bike, ATV & 4-Wheel, Fish, Hunt, Snowmobile, Sled, Snowshoe,  Peak Bag, Summit, Wildlife, Nature, Birding, and Outdoor Activities in The Western Mountains of Maine.

Ski at Sugarloaf USA and Saddelback!