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Inns Along the Coast - 11 Welcoming Inns along Maine's scenic coastline.
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Maine inns overlook the spectacular beaches, coasts, and lighthouses

Pamper yourself with a fun-filled vacation or a romantic weekend getaway at a Maine inn, surrounded by beautiful views of the rocky coast. Guests of inns or the similar format of bed and breakfasts in Maine enjoy the state’s wonderful views of sandy beaches, rocky jetties, lighthouses, harbors and ocean sunrises. Inns or historic lodgings 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.

View from the Water - Tugboat Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Tugboat Inn

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

Launch your seaside vacation from this comfortable inn on scenic Boothbay Harbor

Vacation in comfort by the sea at the Tugboat Inn, right on beautiful Boothbay Harbor. The inn’s 64 rooms and suites are spacious and convenient, with free wifi, mini-fridges and beds you can sink into after a full day of activities. You can book a sail on a schooner, check out whales or puffins on a nature cruise, hike and bike through land trust preserves, go ocean kayaking or go out to haul in some lobster traps. Speaking of lobster, the inn’s restaurant has a great lobster roll as well as other regional favorites. There’s a hot tub on the marina deck (the inn has a private marina for boats of all kinds), and live music in the lounge in the evening.
Front Facade - 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.
View from the Water - 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.
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Front View - 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.
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

Three-Diamond inn close to lively Camden’s shops, restaurants and activities

In the heart of Camden Village and just steps to its eclectic assortment of shops, restaurants and galleries, the Lord Camden Inn is an oasis of comfort, elegance and superior service. The AAA Three-Diamond inn’s 36 guest rooms and suites are stylish and comfortable, many with incorporated Old World brick walls and fireplaces, all with scenic views of the Megunticook River, the harbor, Penobscot Bay or the River District. There’s a fully equipped fitness room, and breakfast is included. Activities in the lively Camden/Rockland/Rockport area include art museums as well as museums for transportation and for lighthouses; kayaking and canoeing; fabulous hiking with breathtaking views; and, in the winter, world-class skiing, snowboarding, snow-tubing, ice skating and tobogganing.

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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 waterfront inn is in a quiet location but close to harbor activities

Right on the waterfront, overlooking Boothbay Harbor, the Harbour Towne Inn offers guests the best of both vacation worlds: a quiet location that also is close to this bustling town’s many activities and attractions. Choose from a penthouse suite with a view out to the Atlantic or one of 11 spacious, individually appointed Victorian-style guest rooms, many with harbor views. A gourmet breakfast, with savory dishes, fruit and home-baked pastries, is served every morning. Stroll into town to check out shops, galleries and restaurants (don’t leave without dining on something lobster-centric). You can also arrange for a boating excursion to glide by lighthouses, haul in lobster traps or view puffins or whales. Nearby activities include hiking, kayaking, the Maine State Aquarium and botanical gardens.
Spring Exterior View - The Kennebunkport Inn - Kennebunkport, ME
Kennebunkport Inn

One Dock Square Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-2621 Toll-Free: 800-248-2621

Location in the heart of a classic New England village makes this inn a delightful getaway

Classic, comfortable rooms with stylish touches, thoughtful amenities and exceptional service have made the Kennebunkport Inn a favorite with travelers four seasons of the year. The only hotel in the heart of this vibrant village, the historic inn, a former tea merchant’s mansion, offers luxurious rooms and suites, some with gas-burning fireplaces or views of the Kennebunk River, all elegantly appointed in period style. The Burleigh gastropub serves fresh seafood and classic, homestyle fare as well as creative cocktails, or grab a clam roll at the Captain’s Landing takeout window on the patio. Walk around the village to shop, dine or visit galleries. Arrange for a scenic cruise along the shore, a whale watch, a beach walk or fishing excursion.
Double Room- Fisherman's Wharf Inn - Boothbay Harbor ME
Fisherman's Wharf Inn

22 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-628-6872

You’ll feel like you are living in a picture postcard when you stay at this scenic waterfront inn

Guests have been known to feel like they are living in a picture postcard when they stay at the Fisherman’s Wharf Inn, in the heart of Boothbay Harbor. After all, with your room or suite perched right over the harbor, your views are beyond picturesque (and the ocean breezes from your balcony or deck invigorating). With free wifi, an award-winning restaurant and some of the largest rooms on the harbor, the inn has a lot to offer vacationers. And, there is so much to do in the area, from scenic cruises to lighthouses or Monhegan Island and mackerel fishing tours to ocean kayaking, mini golf, the Maine State Aquarium, musical theater, an opera house, great shopping and galleries and botanical gardens.

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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.
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.
Summer Exterior View - 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.
Mattie Suite - Captain Swift Inn - Camden, ME
Captain Swift Inn

72 Elm Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-230-4028

Gem of a 4-Diamond inn sparkles in this pretty coastal Maine village

A gem of an inn in Camden’s seaside village, it’s no surprise that the Captain Swift Inn is a AAA 4-Diamond property. Attentive service, sumptuous three-course breakfasts by candle light and completely remodeled and finely appointed accommodations guarantee an unforgettable stay in coastal Maine. Allow yourself to be spoiled in your room or suite with a fireplace, oversized whirlpool tub and private deck. With fresh flowers, plush robes and fine linens, the rooms are perfect for utter relaxation. Three fireplaced sitting rooms, a full-service bar and guest pantry make your stay even more comfortable. It’s just a two-block stroll to the harbor, shops and restaurants. Area activities range from winter skiing to hiking, biking and kayaking in warmer months.
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.
Exterior Backyard View - Hawthorn Inn - Camden, ME
Hawthorn Inn

9 High Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-8842

Escape to a lovely mid-coast town, and an equally lovely inn

You need a place for restorative getaways and places to celebrate. The Hawthorn Inn is the place with comfortable rooms, some with gas-log fireplaces, harbor views, private balconies, and jetted tubs for two. The expansive property with green open spaces is steps away from Camden Harbor and a 4-minute walk to the village center. Scrumptious two-course breakfasts are served daily. The innkeepers provide curated suggestions for exploring nearby places to kayak, sail, hike, bike, bird, eat, ski, snowshoe and enjoy the arts. This Queen Anne-style inn, in the historic district, is open year-round and offers packages for you to stay, play and unwind.
Exterior Dusk View - 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.
Terrace by the Sea Waterfront Ogunquit ME
Terrace by the Sea

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

New England cozy with a touch of elegance

Spectacular ocean views and an endless expanse of beach welcome you to this deluxe motel with the elegance of a colonial New England inn. Spacious and affordable rooms offer modern amenities, private baths, cable TV, free Wi-Fi and refrigerators. Two suites and eight units with efficiency kitchens make it ideal for families, groups or an extended stay. Set amongst beautifully landscaped grounds and within the breezes, sounds and smells of the sea, you are across the Ogunquit River from Ogunquit River Beach. Relax on the lawn, swim in the heated pool and start your day with continental breakfast served on the wraparound porch overlooking the Atlantic. Walk the beach, find great shopping and dining and savor the sea from the vantage of this cozy Inn.
Exterior Dusk View - 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.
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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.
Entrance Sign - Higgins Beach Inn - Scarborough, ME
Higgins Beach Inn

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

Seaside inn has long heritage of providing relaxing vacations to beach-going guests

The tradition of comfortable accommodations, great dining and lazy days at the beach goes back a long way at the Higgins Beach Inn. Established in the 1890s, the classic Maine hotel was completely renovated in 2017 and now welcomes guests to rooms and suites with soothing seaside decor, all the modern amenities and space to relax. An on-site restaurant serves fresh beach fare, craft brews and cocktails in a casual atmosphere on a covered three-season porch, and there are burgers and hot dogs at a snack shack on the sandy beach, a stone’s throw from the inn. Lots of activities in the area, from nature centers and hiking trails to ice cream and candy emporiums, farms and cultural venues.
Front Door & Garden - 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.
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