Maine pet and dog friendly lodgings, hotels & inns at beaches, lakes and cities

Maine's hotels, motels, inns, and resorts recognize the important role of a family dog, and several offer pet friendly hospitality, even including convenient maps of local dog walking trails. Call ahead to these ME hotels, because some lodgings request a refundable cleaning deposit and place limits on the size of visiting pets.
Starlight Lodge - Pet Friendly - Dog Bisquits
Starlight Lodge of Rockport

360 Commercial Street Rockport, ME, 04856 Phone: 207-236-3276

Hotel has ‘woof-friendly’ rooms so your pooch can enjoy Maine, too

The mountains meet the sea at pretty Rockport Harbor – and what more could a vacationing dog ask for than that? Dogs are welcome in several rooms at the Starlight Lodge at Rockport Harbor, in the heart of Maine’s coastal vacationland. The hotel offers its human guests fresh, modern, fully renovated rooms (15 in all), a seasonal heated pool and a fire pit plaza for evening star-gazing. And for dogs? A lovely landscaped setting close to great harbor towns (Camden, Rockport, Rockland) for walks and dining in dog-friendly restaurants, state parks, terrific beaches and enough hiking possibilities to satisfy the most energetic canine. Some breeds are not allowed, so check with the hotel when making your reservation.

Check out our sister locations - Starlight Lodge Cape Cod, MA - Starlight Lodge North Conway, NH
View from the Water - Tugboat Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Tugboat Inn

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

You’ll love your vacation by the harbor at this welcoming inn, and so will the family pet

You’re not the only one who loves sea air: Those ocean breezes are also pretty appealing to your family pet. So why not bring them along when you stay at the Tugboat Inn right on Boothbay Harbor? The inn welcomes dogs and cats of any size to its special pet-friendly rooms. There’s a grassy area on the property, and bowls, trays and waste bags are available at the front desk. In the area are several dog-friendly attractions, from nature preserves with pet-friendly trails and pet-friendly cruises to local dog-welcoming restaurants and pet outfitters. You can even bring your well-behaved pooch to the Boothbay Railway Village, a re-created village reflecting life from the mid-19th to mid-20th century.
Lobby - Portland Harbor Hotel - Portland, ME
Portland Harbor Hotel

468 Fore Street Portland, ME, 04101 Phone: 207-775-9090

Pack up the pooch: This Portland boutique hotel near the harbor welcomes pets

No one appreciates dogs more than Mainers, so you can rest assured your pooch will be pampered in Portland, and that goes double for the Portland Harbor Hotel, where pets are welcome in rooms on the boutique hotel’s first two floors. There are treats to be had and grassy areas for walks, and the staff is more than happy to provide referrals for pet-sitting, dog-walking and information on nearby dog parks, beaches and trails. It’s no surprise Forbes named this exceptional 95-room hotel one of the best pet-friendly hotels in Portland. With the hotel’s Old Port location a block from the waterfront, there are plenty of prime, scenic strolling opportunities for humans and canines alike. Please check our COVID policies and services page before booking your stay.
Black Lab Swimming - Sebasco Harbor Resort - Sebasco Estates, ME
Sebasco Harbor Resort

Mid-Coast Maine on Casco Bay Sebasco Estates, ME, 04565 Phone: 207-389-1161 Toll-Free: 866-389-2072

Your pet will be treated like a VIP at this Midcoast resort

Is your furry friend a VIP (Very Important Pet)? The Sebasco Harbor Resort understands. In fact, the resort, 450 acres on Maine’s glorious Midcoast, has set aside several VIP areas throughout its property (marked on a handy map) for your convenience and that of your pet. And that’s not all: Your pet will receive a special welcome treat, and your cottage (one of 10 pet-friendly ones at the resort, all with kitchenettes and some with a fireplace or deck) comes with food and water dishes with placemats, bedding and pet cleanup supplies. There’s plenty for your pet to do, with nearby hiking in the woods and strolling through a delightful harborside village. Pets up to 70 pounds are more than welcome.
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Canine Bellboy - Grand Harbor Inn - Camden ME
Grand Harbor Inn

14 Bay View Landing Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-230-7177 Toll-Free: 877-553-6997

Boutique inn by the harbor welcomes canine travelers with open paws

Whether you are traveling with a mini poodle or a Great Dane – or both! – the dog-friendly Grand Harbor Inn, from its perch at the edge of scenic and walkable Camden Harbor, welcomes you all with its Pampered Pooch Accommodations. That means, for starters, a warm greeting and a rub behind the ears for your furry companion. In your water-view room or suite, you’ll find a comfy plush fleece dog bed, gourmet dog biscuits, water and food bowls and an extensive list of local outdoor recreational activities for humans and dogs alike, as well as options for doggy daycare and a selection of local veterinarians. Although there are no size restrictions, there is a limit of two dogs per room.

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Tidal Sunset - Sea View Inn - Old Orchard Beach, ME
Sea View Inn

65 West Grand Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4180 Toll-Free: 800-541-8439

Vacation with your pet in fall, winter or spring

Traveling with a canine friend? At Sea View Inn in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, pets are welcome in fall, winter, and spring. For just $10 a night (plus a $100 security deposit) Fido can sleep beside your bed. The Maine Seacoast is a great place for explorations with a dog at your side. Walk the length of our historic pier or our seven miles of beautiful sandy beach. In the fall drive the back roads to Portland, Freeport, Kittery, and York, and admire the colorful foliage along the route. Many towns in the area feature historic lighthouses -- great walking destinations. Return to the inn for an outdoor barbecue. We've got gas grills for your use. Or walk to one of the nearby Grand Avenue restaurants for lobster or clams.

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Pet Friendly 2019 - 16 Bay View Hotel - Camden, ME
16 Bay View Hotel Camden

16 Bay View Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-4325

Hotel’s dog-friendly rooms ensure happy vacation for you and your pooch

Why should humans be the only ones to enjoy a vacation in a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique hotel in scenic Camden? What about their four-footed friends? That’s why 16 Bay View, Camden’s newest luxury hotel, offers Pampered Pooch Accommodations, welcoming dogs of any size (two per room) with a warm greeting, a scratch behind the ears and a packet of local resources, from outdoor recreational activities they can share with their humans to doggy day care options and the names of local veterinarians. Dog guests also are given a plush fleece dog bed, gourmet dog biscuits and water and food bowls. They’ll enjoy this oasis of tranquility just footsteps from Camden Harbor as much as you will.

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Summer View 500x250 - Boothbay Harbor Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Boothbay Harbor Inn

31 Atlantic Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-6302 Toll-Free: 1-800-533-6302

At this harborfront inn, there’s no reason your pet can’t enjoy a Maine vacation as much as you do

We’ve all imagined the scene: dropping the family pet off to be boarded while you go and enjoy your vacation, feeling slightly guilty as you drive away. At the Boothbay Harbor Inn, they want you to imagine a different scene: bringing your dog or cat with you, checking into your roomy accommodation with a harbor view, keeping some snacks in the room refrigerator (pet treats are available) and spending quality time with your furry family member. Located at water’s edge, the inn is close to shops, restaurants and boating activities, many of which are dog-friendly. Two pets of any size are welcome in the inn’s pet-friendly rooms. There’s a lawn on the property, and waste bags are provided.

Visit our sister properties - Tugboat Inn - Fisherman's Wharf Inn
Pet Friendly  - Lord Camden Inn - Camden, ME
Lord Camden Inn

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

From gourmet dog biscuits to plush beds, this inn welcomes your furry companions

Some hotels just accept your dogs; at the Lord Camden Inn, they welcome them with “open paws.” The inn, in the heart of Camden Village, has Pampered Pooch Accommodations that include a comfy plush fleece dog bed, gourmet dog biscuits, water and food bowls and, of course, a warm greeting and rub behind the ears for your furry pal upon arrival. There’s also an extensive list of local outdoor recreational activities for you and your pooch as well as doggy daycare options and a list of local veterinarians. There are no size restrictions, but there is a limit of two dogs per room. The Camden area, too, welcomes dogs with plenty of places to hike, stroll and shop for dog goodies.

Visit our sister properties - 16 Bay View - Grand Harbor Inn
Goldie in the Trunk - Sheepscot Harbor Vacation Club - Edgecomb, ME
Sheepscot Harbour Vacation Club

7 Island Lane Edgecomb, ME, 04556 Phone: 802-422-5050 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

No need to leave your dog at home when you want to explore Maine’s coast

How can you possibly enjoy your perfect Midcoast Maine vacation without your family pet? At the Sheepscot Harbour Village Resort, they understand this perfectly. That’s why several of the independently owned units at the spacious resort are pet-friendly. For a small daily fee, your pooch will be able to splash at the water’s edge and enjoy those great breezes coming off the Sheepscot River just like you will. And coastal Maine is ideal for canine-companion adventures, from strolling along the rocky shores to hiking trails with spectacular views. You might even persuade your pet to join you in a sea kayak. The resort, a short drive from Boothbay Harbor, offers a variety of lodging options including cottages and townhouses.
View of the Ocean - Fireside Inn Ocean's Edge - Belfast ME
Fireside Inn Ocean's Edge

159 Searsport Avenue Belfast, ME, 04915 Phone: 207-338-2090

Pets are more than welcome at this very friendly seaside inn

When people ask the folks at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean’s Edge if pets are welcome, they answer this way: They’ve never had a pet that smoked in bed, stole towels or played the TV too loud, so, it’s more a question of whether your pet can vouch for you. The inn prides itself on providing comfortable accommodations for people and their furry friends. A small nightly fee, a promise to not leave Fido alone in the room and to keep whatever your pet (goldfish excepted) is on a leash when not in the room are all that’s required. Pet-friendly rooms have patio doors that exit to acres of back lawn. Like you, they will love the space, and the sea breezes.
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