While planning your stay in the Auburn/Lewiston area:

 We offer a frugal dorm alternative located directly on premises here at NESM. Dorm rooms are bunk style, a room mate is possible at times, you have access to free WI-FI, laundry facilities, cable TV, a simple self serve kitchen fully equipped, a grilling area in season, library, clean and quite (except for the occasional train) The 4 bunk rooms share 2 large bathrooms, an instructors quarters is also located upstairs as they stay as well, this offer is $45 per night, you MUST provide you own bed and bath linens if driving to NESM, IF flying, tell us, we'll provide linens. This option is available when enrolling online-select the number of night desired. We generally expect folks to arrive the night before class and leave the afternoon of or day after class ends. Call with questions, 207-777-3375. Images can be found at the base of the About Us page.

 

Below are a list of the student's top picks locally in various price ranges.

Hilton Garden Inn
14 Great Falls Plaza
Auburn, Me.
207-784-4433
www.auburnriverwatch.gardeninn.com

Sleepy Time Motel
Mark & Lynn Klinger
46 Danville Corner Rd
Auburn, Maine 04210
207 783-1435
http://www.sleepytimemotel.com/

Residence Inn   
670 Turner St.   
Auburn, Me   
207-777-3400   

Maine Motel and Cabins
1101 Main St. Rt. 202
Lewiston, Me
1-800-287-7925

Hampton Inn
15 Lincoln St.
Lewiston, Me.
207-344-1000

Fireside Inn and Suites
Washington St.
Auburn, Me.
207-777-1777
www.firesideinnauburn.com

 

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE WE HAVE CONSTRUCTED A POINTS OF INTERESTS DOCUMENT, CLICK HERE POI TO SEE. Here you will find a dozen or more fun sites to see, places to go and unique points here in Maine. If you have time between classes, time in the evening after class or are traveling with someone, this is helpful.

Anvil in need of use. One of many shut down projects now needs action !!! Things are looking brighter on all fronts, many interesting course offerings through the remainder of summer and the year. Let’s bring the spirit back to the tools.  #blacksmithingclass #bladesmithingclass #handforging #handsonlearning #forging #crafttakesspiritNew video on forging an integral paring knife start to finish. Link in signature. #covidcooking #blacksmith #bladesmith #handmadeRefunds are available through the ABS at 419-832-0400 #bummerSome finished projects from our down time. It’s very odd not to have a class to get ready for, materials to prep and new people to meet. Stay safe! #newenglandschoolofmetalwork #newanvil #millingmachine #lathePics from our last pre-shutdown Bladesmithing workshop with @sunandstarsforge from 3 weeks ago. What a great class! We miss all of you! #blacksmith #seax #vikingstyle😥A great group from @newhamptonschool last week! #toilyouth #bladesmith #blacksmith #thekidsarealrightSome fun classes with openings in the near future! #blacksmith #forgedinreality #bladesmith #educationAnother fun blacksmith tool class! Great job! #blacksmith #toolstomaketools #toolmaking #teachamantofish