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Inns Along the Coast - 10 Welcoming Inns along Maine's scenic coastline.

Maine inns and B&Bs overlook the spectacular beaches, coasts, and lighthouses

Pamper yourself with a fun-filled vacation or a romantic weekend getaway at a Maine inn or bed-and-breakfast, surrounded by beautiful views of the rocky coast. Guests of inns or B&Bs in Maine enjoy the state’s wonderful views of sandy beaches, rocky jetties, lighthouses, harbors and ocean sunrises. Historic colonial-era inns in world-famous places like Bar Harbor, Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockport, and Kennebunkport place you close to ocean activities like boating, kayaking, whale-watch and windjammer cruises, dockside lobster shacks, and fun shopping and browsing in town.

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'Front of House I Love' - Inn at Tanglewood Hall - York Harbor, ME
Inn at Tanglewood Hall

611 York Street York Harbor, ME, 03911 Phone: 207-351-1075

Breakfasts at this charming inn, close to seaside activities, are simply scrumptious

Start your day at the handsome, comfortable Inn at Tanglewood Hall with an absolutely scrumptious breakfast. Indulge in blueberry-raspberry French toast or herb and veggie frittata on the wraparound veranda, sun-drenched dining room or privacy of your exquisite room or suite with gas or electric fireplace, silky sheets and period antiques. Stroll through the 19th-century inn’s natural woodland gardens, past whimsical fountains, or amble along the Cliff Walk to York Harbor Beach. Village shops and eateries are a delight, and activities from harbor cruises and sea kayaking to amusement parks and cultural venues are nearby. And don’t forget that Maine lobster dinner! Back at the inn, enjoy a glass of wine on the veranda, under twinkling fairy lights.
Winter Balcony View - Terrace by the Sea - Ogunquit, ME
Terrace by the Sea

23 Wharf Lane Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-3232

Welcoming motel by the water is close to Ogunquit Village and its shops, attractions, eateries

The elegance of a colonial inn, with quiet, inviting grounds and a great location across from Ogunquit River Beach, Terrace by the Sea is a special place for travelers who want to be in the heart of a charming village and close to the water. In the heart of Ogunquit Village, with its eclectic assortment of shops, restaurants, galleries, theaters and cruises, the hotel, which has an outdoor pool, also offers easy access to the beach and spectacular ocean views from its parlor, wraparound porch and many of its pleasant, spacious rooms and suites. Most accommodations have an outdoor sitting area or deck where you can gaze out at the ocean while sipping morning coffee or an evening cocktail. An expanded continental breakfast is served daily.
King Room - Tugboat Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Tugboat Inn

80 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4434

Imagine your relaxing vacation by the sea, in a charming inn’s waterview suite

Imagine this: You are sitting on the deck of a waterfront inn, sipping a cocktail, watching the boats go in and out of the harbor, having dined on succulent lobster in the waterview restaurant. That vision is a reality for guests at the Tugboat Inn, a favorite destination for those seeking seaside getaways. The inn’s 64 spacious, tastefully decorated rooms and suites face (and, in some cases, are actually over) the water, and its full-service restaurant features fresh seafood, sizzling sirloins and a view not to be missed. Area attractions include fishing and sightseeing excursions, hiking and biking trails, golf, theaters, a railway village, botanical garden, aquarium and, of course, fun shopping and plenty of places to eat lobster!
Living Room - Waldo Emerson Inn - Kennebunk, ME
Waldo Emerson Inn

108 Summer Street Kennebunk, ME, 04043 Phone: 207-985-4250

Refined, stately, and fun, this historic inn is a perfect place to unwind

In the heart of the Kennebunks, the Waldo Emerson Inn combines its stately, Colonial-era presence with the lighthearted touch of its new innkeepers. The sense of elegant whimsy can be found in the inn’s six spacious rooms and suites, where you can order up champagne, flowers – and macaroons! – before you arrive. Some rooms have fireplaces, all have lovely views and touches from the inn’s storied past. A gourmet breakfast is served every morning, and you can refresh and rejuvenate at candy, bread and cocktail “bars” throughout the inn. Beaches are three miles away (get your gear at the inn’s beach bar), and Kennebunkport beckons with delightful shops, galleries and restaurants. The hiking, biking, golf, tennis and horseback-riding are also great.
Acadia Suite with Fireplace - Saltair Inn - Bar Harbor, ME
Saltair Inn - A Waterfront B&B

121 West Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-2882

Cheery, cozy waterfront inn welcomes guests visiting Bar Harbor, Acadia

The romantic Saltair Inn, a waterfront bed and breakfast, is the ideal locale for the budget- as well as the luxury-minded traveler to explore beautiful Bar Harbor and breathtaking Acadia National Park. Book one of eight cozy rooms, some with a fireplace (or two!), a claw-foot tub or a wall of windows at the foot of your bed, and plan your day in town, shopping in unique emporiums or strolling along the water. In Acadia, hike or bike or ski along carriage roads with stone bridges over waterfalls and streams. The inn offers a full gourmet breakfast, served on a deck overlooking the bay or in the fire-lit dining room. After a busy day, plunk down in a waterside chair.
Captain Jefferds Champagne Toast 500x250 - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , ME Phone:

Charming Maine inns offer warm welcome to visitors seeking coastal getaways

Elegant and inviting, rich in history and hospitality, the Camden Maine Stay Inn and Kennebunk’s Inn at English Meadows welcome visitors with delightfully unique guest rooms and suites, gourmet breakfasts and stylish settings. At the Camden Maine Stay Inn, guests marvel at the two acres of gardens, light-filled suites and charming common areas, including a piano room. Enjoy breakfast on the sun porch, then stroll to the picturesque harbor. At the Inn at English Meadows, the recently renovated inn has been welcoming travelers for more than 75 years. Enjoy the landscaped gardens and elegant lodging options, including a private seasonal bungalow. A three-course breakfast features fresh, seasonal fare. The inn is just eight minutes from bustling Dock Square in Kennebunkport.
Room 7 - Pilgrim's Inn - Deer Isle, ME
Pilgrim's Inn

20 Main Street Deer Isle, ME, 04627 Phone: 207-348-6615

Historic inn nestled against a harbor a great place to unwind – or explore

From its perch overlooking picturesque Northwest Harbor and the tranquil Mill Pond, Pilgrim’s Inn has created the perfect mixture of historic ambiance, modern amenities and Down East hospitality. This historic Deer Isle inn, built in 1793, has been lovingly restored and meticulously maintained. Its 12 rooms and three cottages (which are pet friendly) have water views and features ranging from wood floors and exposed brick to oak canopy beds and private decks overlooking the pond. A full breakfast is served in the rustic barn on handcrafted tables and might include Maine blueberry buttermilk pancakes, fluffy omelets or cinnamon French toast. From the inn, you can explore the area’s rocky coastline, quiet coves, nature trails, islands, Acadia National Park, lighthouses and towns.
Front View - LimeRock Inn - Rockland, ME
LimeRock Inn

96 LimeRock Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-594-2257 Toll-Free: 800-546-3762

A Victorian inn where visitors find a vacation home away from home

Rockland’s first bed and breakfast, the LimeRock Inn knows how to make guests feel they have a vacation home away from home. Located on a quiet side street in a historic neighborhood district, a short stroll from the bustling town center, the inn combines the elegance of its Queen Anne-style architecture (complete with turret) with modern amenities like a gourmet homemade breakfast and sumptuous bedding in its eight guest rooms, some with fireplaces. From the wicker-furnished wraparound porch and informal English gardens to its fireplaced living room and open guest pantries, this Victorian mansion welcomes visitors seeking to explore all the mid-coast offers, from lighthouse tours and breathtaking oceanside walks to European-style shopping, gallery-hopping and antiquing.
Monhegan Island Room - Newcastle Inn - Newcastle, ME
Newcastle Inn

60 River Road Newcastle, ME, 04553 Phone: 207-563-5685

Launch your see-Maine expedition from this cozy inn by the river

If you’re looking to explore Maine’s many delights, you want the perfect spot as your home base. You will find it at the Newcastle Inn, a cozy country inn nestled in the Damariscotta Region of the Pemaquid Peninsula. The 14 rooms in this historic inn and carriage house have private baths, antiques, luxurious linens and the kind of ambiance that urges relaxation. Some have four-poster beds, fireplaces, private decks and garden or river views. Wake up to the aroma of freshly baked muffins or sizzling bacon, enjoy your hearty breakfast, then get ready to explore the region. Go kayaking on the river, visit a brewery, go mountain biking, visit a botanical garden or a museum, take a boat to Monhegan Island.
Deluxe Luxury Room 500x250 - Berry Manor Inn - Rockland, ME
Berry Manor Inn

81 Talbot Avenue Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-596-7696 Toll-Free: 800-774-5692

Inn in delightful coastal region has well-earned reputation for being a cut above

Twice, Trip Advisor has named the Berry Manor Inn one of the top best bed and breakfasts in the U.S. And here’s why: It’s in a historic residential area in Rockland, one of the country’s coolest towns (especially if you love food – or art); its rooms celebrate the elegance of the Victorian era (some have four-poster or canopy beds and working fireplaces); the inn staff is the ultimate in friendly; and the home-made breakfast is fabulous. And there’s this: home-baked pies in the pantry. Enjoy the inn’s grandeur while you plan your activities from golf, kayaking and skiing to visiting local farms, orchards, wineries and breweries. Ask about packages for true romantics or to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries.
Very Berry Room - Holbrook House - Bar Harbor, ME
Holbrook House

74 Mount Desert Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-4970

Scenic town, gracious bed-and-breakfast a perfect combination

A short stroll into the scenic town of Bar Harbor and minutes from the equally picturesque Acadia National Park, Holbrook House has been hosting happy travelers for years, providing gracious hospitality, comfort and the amenities to ensure the perfect Maine vacation. Rooms, suites and a cottage are individually decorated in a variety of styles, including nautical, country, cozy cottage and Victorian. Some have private entrances, decks or patios or romantic gas fireplaces. Delicious gourmet breakfasts featuring the freshest fruits and savory or sweet entrees are served in the cheery sun porch, as are afternoon pastries and breads. Bar Harbor offers a variety of delightful restaurants, shops and activities, and Acadia’s breathtaking views will stay with you long after you have headed home.
Double Room- Fisherman's Wharf Inn - Boothbay Harbor ME
Fisherman's Wharf Inn

22 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-5090

Spacious rooms with water views, proximity to fun activities, fine dining: This inn has total package

Picture yourself on the balcony of your spacious suite by the water, looking out over Boothbay Harbor as you enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine. At the Fisherman’s Wharf Inn, that’s an everyday occurrence, as guests settle in to one of 54 waterfront rooms or suites and prepare to enjoy all coastal Maine offers. The popular inn is convenient to harbor shopping, dining and excursions, from scenic and lighthouse tours to whale watches and kayaking trips. Attractions in the area include great hiking trails, golf courses, a botanical garden, theaters, the Maine State Aquarium, the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden and the Boothbay Railway Village. The inn’s restaurant serves up succulent lobster dinners and other coastal cuisine against panoramic harbor views.

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French Toast - Bar Harbor B&B Association - Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Harbor B&B Association

Various Locations Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone:

From lobsters to lighthouses, Bar Harbor has it all, including the perfect bed-and-breakfast inn for you

The perfect bed-and-breakfast inn is waiting for you in Bar Harbor. Whether you’re coming to hike and bike through Maine’s crown jewel, Acadia National Park, want to go on a lighthouse or lobster-boat cruise, crave some unique boutique shopping or just need time to sit in an Adirondack chair and watch the sun set over Frenchman Bay, the Bar Harbor Bed and Breakfast Association has the perfect coastal lodging for you. Choose a cozy inn with a fireplace in a tree-lined street off the beaten path or an inn right in town, steps from the harbor. Your stay always includes a hearty breakfast, but other amenities include hot tubs, pools, gardens, private decks and whirlpool tubs.
Room 11 - Harbour Towne Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront

71 Townsend Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4300

Victorian-style inn invites guests to relax and enjoy the delights of Boothbay Harbor

Surrounded by serenity – and gorgeous gardens – the Victorian-style Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront, in the heart of Boothbay Harbor, is an inviting oasis on the scenic coast of Maine. The inn’s 11 rooms and world-class penthouse suite are individually decorated, many with private decks that overlook the harbor. It’s a short walk to an eclectic assortment of shops, restaurants and galleries. Book a schooner sail, lobster fishing excursion, whale-watching or sea-kayaking tour from this town known as the boating capital of New England. Take the ferry out to picture-perfect Monhegan Island for dramatic lighthouse views, or take a picnic out to Ocean Point for spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Your stay at the inn includes a bountiful breakfast buffet.
Cape Neddick Room - Brewster House - Freeport, ME
Brewster House

180 Main Street Freeport, ME, 04032 Phone: 207-865-4121

Relax in this welcoming, spacious inn, then head into Freeport

There’s a warm welcome at the Brewster House Bed & Breakfast for every guest, whether they have come to Freeport for LL Bean and outlet shopping or to explore the region’s coastal regions (boating, beaches, lighthouses – and lobster shacks!). The 19th century inn’s spacious rooms, with equally spacious private baths, are the perfect place to relax (on ironed linens, maybe in a four-poster bed, or in front of a gas fireplace) before and after your quick, three-block jaunt into town. Beautifully landscaped with a porch and backyard garden perfect for relaxing with wine or iced tea, the inn also offers a hearty gourmet three-course breakfast featuring a variety of sweet and savory items made fresh in the inn’s kitchen.
Entrance Sign - Higgins Beach Inn - Scarborough, ME
Higgins Beach Inn

34 Ocean Avenue Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-883-6684

Comfortable inn close to sandy beach makes for the perfect vacation destination

You want a vacation spot where you can relax and enjoy outdoor activities? You want the Higgins Beach Inn, just feet from unspoiled, sandy Higgins Beach. Maine’s original beach hotel, renovated in 2017, has a long legacy providing upscale hospitality to visitors who love being close to the beach, dining on-site in a restaurant specializing in fresh beach-fare and a casual atmosphere, while being only 20 minutes from bustling Portland. Open May through October, the inn offers rooms and suites with comfortable beds and soothing decor. Wake to a day of swimming, sun-bathing, paddle-boarding, fishing or kayaking, then grab a burger for lunch at the Shade Shack or a lobster roll or steak frites for dinner at Shade restaurant.

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Serenity Suite - Inn at English Meadows - Kennebunk, ME
The Inn at English Meadows

141 Port Road Kennebunk, ME, 04043 Phone: 207-967-5766 Toll-Free: 800-272-0698

Divine breakfast just part of what makes this Kennebunkport inn heavenly

How does this sound: a luxurious stay in a beautiful room or suite in a 19th-century Greek Revival inn half a mile from Dock Square in Kennebunkport? When you stay at the Inn at English Meadows, you have the best of both worlds: a quiet, comfortable inn in a fireplaced room or suite, surrounded by English-style gardens plus the convenience of being a short walk to the shops, galleries, historic homes and restaurants of this quintessential New England village. Breakfast at the inn is a gourmet treat, from fresh-baked scones to lemon ricotta and blueberry pancakes. One suite and a private bungalow are pet-friendly. Others have lovely garden, lawn or village views, some from your own balcony.
Arundel Room - 1802 House B&B Inn - Kennebunkport, ME
1802 House Bed & Breakfast Inn

15 Locke Street Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-5632 Toll-Free: 800-932-5632

Amenities are modern but hospitality is traditional at this peaceful inn

At the exquisite 1802 House bed and breakfast inn, modern amenities and traditional hospitality combine to provide guests with the classic New England home-away-from-home experience. The six lovely rooms and suites have fireplaces, premium bedding and deluxe toiletries; some feature two-person spa tubs, four-poster beds; one has a bay window overlooking peaceful, landscaped gardens, another has a private deck, perfect for that romantic glass of wine at evening’s end. Breakfasts are gourmet, three-course delights based on local and organic ingredients. (Early risers can get breakfast to go.) It’s a short stroll to Dock Square with its shops, galleries and restaurants. And short drives to gorgeous beaches, scenic cruises, nature sanctuaries and golf courses.
Fireplace Guest Room - Lord Camden Inn - Camden, ME
Lord Camden Inn

24 Main Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-4325 Toll-Free: 800-336-4325

Hotel’s hearty breakfast buffet begins your day of exploration, adventures

Start your day of exploration along Maine’s coast with your buffet breakfast at the Lord Camden Inn. After fortifying yourself with blueberry muffins, fresh breakfast sandwiches and local coffee, set out for the shops, restaurants, Harbor Park Amphitheater and waterfront boardwalk, all just steps away from the elegant downtown hotel. Book a schooner trip, take an island bike tour, go hiking or kayaking or visit art museums and galleries. In the winter, there’s great skiing, skating, snowboarding, tobogganing and snowshoeing. Come back to the hotel to work out in the fitness room. Relax by your suite’s fireplace or admire the view of the harbor, village or Megunticook River from your balcony. Available add-on services include private in-room massages and spa services.

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Room 6 with Fireplace 500x250 - Granite Inn - Rockland, ME
Granite Inn

546 Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-594-9036 Toll-Free: 800-386-9036

Stately inn perfect place to launch your coastal Maine adventure

You can’t miss the Granite Inn: It’s that fabulous gray stone building on Main Street overlooking Rockland Harbor. In a national historic district, an easy walk to museums, restaurants, stores and galleries, the 1840 inn features eight gorgeous guest rooms, some with harbor views, fireplaces or whirlpool baths. The inn, kid- and pet-friendly, honors its past with antiques and relishes the present with all the modern amenities. Go online, or go into the lounge area and read the latest novel. Enjoy a hearty, healthy, homemade breakfast in the morning and tea and conversation on the expansive front porch in the afternoon. In Rockland, book a windjammer cruise or just stroll by the harbor with its historic schooner berths.