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Inns Along the Coast - 9 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.

Ophelia Room - Captain Lord Mansion - Kennebunkport, ME
Captain Lord Mansion

6 Pleasant Street Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-3141 Toll-Free: 800-522-3141

Savor the charms of this 19th century Kennebunkport mansion.

Great inns offer history and romance and this 1814 shipbuilder’s mansion in this majestic seaside town is no exception. Intimate and authentic with meticulous attention to every detail in furnishings and design your spacious guest room offers king and queen-size beds, gas fireplaces, heated marble bath floors, and a mini-spa for two. There’s eager to please concierge services, a cozy Day-Spa and a well-stocked wine cellar. Each morning enjoy a different family-style, multi-course breakfast served in the Country Kitchen and the beautiful Dining Room. Walk to Dock Square for shopping, great food and culture or head out to the sea nearby for beaches, sailing, and gazing as far as the eye can see. You’re in for a memorable Maine coast vacation.
Mabel Room - Captain Swift Inn - Camden, ME
Captain Swift Inn

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

Historic inn continues its tradition of upscale but casual hospitality

Two blocks from Camden's historic village and charming harbor, the Captain Swift Inn, originally built in 1810, welcomes guests to its completely renovated upscale property. Attentive service and amenities have earned it’s four-star status, from in-room whirlpool tubs and fireplaces to full candlelit gourmet breakfasts and picturesque gardens (with bocce court). Sip a cocktail from the inn’s bar and enjoy it by the fire pit on the stone patio or schedule an in-room massage. Plan a day enjoying nearby activities ranging from hiking and antiquing to windjammer cruises, golf and museum-browsing. Explore picture-perfect Camden, Rockport and Lincolnville. Come back to the inn to soak in your two-person whirlpool tub!
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

Enjoy Maine's rustic seacoast and more at Fisherman's Wharf Inn

Fisherman's Wharf Inn in Boothbay Harbor is a great place to enjoy Maine's rustic seacoast. Our 54 guest rooms -- including six two-room suites -- offer private balconies with spectacular views of the waterfront, the harbor's famous footbridge, and the mouth of the harbor. Among the amenities: free WiFi, cable TV, use of our fitness room, and complimentary breakfast. You'll also enjoy fabulous views from our dining room or pub. Or bask in the summer sun while you dine on our outside deck. There's plenty to do here, too. Boothbay Harbor offers great restaurants, quaint shops, and galleries, all just a short walk from the Inn. Nearby attractions include the Maine State Aquarium; the historic Boothbay Opera House; and the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.
Entrance Sign - Higgins Beach Inn - Scarborough, ME
Higgins Beach Inn

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

Tranquil coastal inn gives guests quintessential Maine vacation

Freshly renovated to add modern amenities to old-fashioned New England charm, the Higgins Beach Inn is the place you go to to experience the quintessential Maine getaway. The three-story Colonial Revival-style building, a stone’s throw to the white sands of unspoiled Higgins Beach, is only 15 minutes from bustling Portland but feels like another world, where kids frolic in the ocean, where adults watch the sunset from the bay window of their room, where families plan an excursion to Old Orchard Beach and friends plot a route touring all the local breweries. Attentive service, a helpful concierge and a restaurant where you can enjoy your lobster roll on the porch round out the inn’s warm, welcoming atmosphere.
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.
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

Mid Coast style and hospitality

In a town considered among the most culturally rich and diverse in Maine there is a lodging to match its charm and style. This AAA 3-Diamond boutique hotel offers 36 guestrooms and suites of abundant light and space with old world architectural remnants and modern comforts and service. You’ll find luxurious bedding, gas fireplaces, private balconies, high speed wireless internet and Keurig coffee and tea brewing systems. Enjoy an in room spa service, fitness room, complimentary buffet breakfast, and even a pampered pooch program. Abundant fine dining is yours in the towns of Camden and nearby Rockport and Rockland and the year-round recreational options, great shopping and cultural activities will satisfy the most discerning of tastes.

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

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

Plan your next getaway at our waterfront inn

Our comfortable guestrooms feature air conditioning, cable TV with 42 inch flat screen television, telephone with voice mail and free local phone calls, hair dryer, refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker and personal amenities. Complimentary continental breakfast is included. Wi-fi is available throughout the property, and a lobby computer with high speed DSL is also available for guest use. We are open from late April to early November, and staff is available year round for reservations and information. Ask about our all-inclusive vacation packages featuring accommodations, meals and other activities.
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

Seeking relaxation or an active vacation? This harborfront inn is perfect for you

Whether you are seeking utter relaxation or a getaway with a variety of shore-centric activities, the Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront in scenic Boothbay Harbor should be your go-to vacation accommodation. Warm, Down East hospitality is the hallmark of this Victorian bed and breakfast, where rooms overlook the harbor from private decks or balconies and where guests are just steps away from galleries, shops and water-based excursions that range from schooner cruises to harbor and fishing tours. Check out botanical gardens, an aquarium, tours for foodies and a host of recreational and cultural activities in the area. Come back to your spacious room in this quiet inn surrounded by beautiful gardens and the sounds of the shore.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Exterior Backyard View - Hawthorn Inn - Camden, ME
Hawthorn Inn

9 High Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-8842 Toll-Free: 866-381-3647

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

Need to get away from it all? In Camden, where the locals say the mountains meet the sea, the Hawthorn Inn can make that happen with comfortable rooms, some with gas-log fireplaces, harbor views, private balconies and jetted tubs for two, scrumptious two-course breakfasts and the kind of owners who are only to happy to recommend how to spend your day and where to eat. Take to the 30 miles of hiking trails right outside the inn’s doors or head into the village center to browse shops, galleries and museums. Or walk over to the harbor and book a windjammer cruise. The inn, a Queen Anne-style house in the historic district, has packages for skiers and cocooners.
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.
Captain Jefferds Champagne Toast 500x250 - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

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Inns show off Maine’s dramatic coast in two quaint towns

Distinctive Inns of New England’s Maine inns offer personalized hospitality and innkeepers willing to share the best photo, picnic and adventure spots, lobster shacks and restaurants. The Camden Maine Stay Inn, located just a short stroll from Camden Harbor, offers the ideal spot to explore the unique shops and restaurants here or perhaps jump on a windjammer cruise. From hiking to paddleboarding, skiing and of course the best lobster around, use Camden Maine Stay inn has your home base.  Just south of Portland, Kennebunkport is home to the stately Captain Jefferds Inns.  From here, stroll to beaches and attractions or Dock Square restaurants and shops.  With 5 pet-friendly rooms, there’s plenty of room for your two or four-legged friends in spacious rooms filled with all the romantic amenities like fireplaces and deep whirlpool tubs.  Hearty homecooked multi-course breakfasts and an afternoon innkeeper’s reception mean you’ll never be hungry. 

Guest Lounge 500x250 - Cape Arundel inn & Resort - Kennebunkport, ME
Cape Arundel Inn & Resort

208 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-2125 Toll-Free: 855-346-5700

The casual and luxurious meet in idyllic splendor

This historic Inn along Maine’s south coast is set in an idyllic promontory overlooking the Atlantic. Enjoy a quintessentially relaxed atmosphere with impeccable service and luxurious amenities bringing the best of all worlds to your visit. Two lodging locales, one oceanfront, the other in a wooded paradise offer timeless elegance, privacy and activity in equal measure. Rooms feature fine linens, plush robes, lighted make-up mirrors and most with a gas fireplace and sitting area. The Club House Lounge features a stone fireplace, classic billiard table, and turn-of-the-century bar. There’s a heated pool with daytime dining and cocktail service on the patio; yoga on the lawn; complimentary bicycles and a shuttle to whisk you to Dock Square and Kennebunkport’s many delights.
Living Room - Aysgarth Station B&B - Bar Harbor, ME
Aysgarth Station B&B

20 Roberts Avenue Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-9655

Location, and New England hospitality, make this inn a winner for travelers

It’s the best of all worlds at Aysgarth Station, where booking one of the inn’s six comfortable rooms means you can stroll into downtown Bar Harbor with its one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants or take a day trip to the islands or bike around breathtaking Acadia National Park. There is so much to do, from taking a whale watch or puffin cruise to hiking along scenic carriage roads or along the Shore Path. The 1895 inn, on a quiet side street, serves a hot, hearty, homemade breakfast and plenty of New England hospitality. Rock on the front porch, read by the open fire in the front room or just enjoy the view from the open third-floor deck.
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.
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.
Spring/Summer View - Camden Maine Stay Inn - Camden, ME
Camden Maine Stay Inn

22 High Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-9636

Finding genuine hospitality in a setting with plenty to do

The Maine Stay Inn in lovely Camden is a friendly place. As Frommer’s travel guide has put it, here you’ll find “genuine hospitality.” Guests are well taken care of, whether relaxing for a stay or enjoying the inn as a home base. Numerous itineraries have been prepared for you for day trips, such as to Monhegan Island and Acadia National Park. Arrangements can be made to explore Penobscot Bay in a chartered boat, or take cooking classes at nearby Saltwater Farm. Or you can have fun closer even closer by -- from leisurely pleasures such as antiquing or sunning yourself on a beach, to more energetic activities, such as golfing or hiking. Whatever your pleasure, you'll find it here.
Front Corner View - York Harbor Inn - York Harbor, ME
York Harbor Inn

Coastal Route 1A -- 480 York Street York Harbor, ME, 03911 Phone: 207-363-5119 Toll-Free: 800-343-3869

Featured on the Travel Channel's 'Great Country Inns of America'

Our luxurious Historic Oceanfront Inn has been featured on the Travel Channels, "Great Country Inns.” Award winning gourmet ocean view dining plus casual fireplaced Ship’s Cellar Pub. Many rooms with fireplaces, Jacuzzi spa tubs, decks and ocean vistas. Outdoor hot tub open year round. Walk to beach, convenient to golf, Kittery Outlet Shopping, whale watching, lobster boat tours, kayaking and area lighthouses. The perfect Maine Coast getaway is just over one hour north of Boston. Open year round with special Innkeeper Packages – perfect for Romance. See last minute “Internet Specials” on web site.