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.
Golden Trio - 250 Main Hotel - Rockland, ME
250 Main Hotel

250 Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-594-5994

Humans aren’t the only ones who will enjoy this boutique hotel near walks, water

Why should humans get to have all the fun? When you’re planning your weekend getaway or vacation to midcoast Maine, stay at 250 Main Hotel in Rockland and bring your pooch along. The boutique hotel on Rockland Harbor has pet-friendly rooms where both you and your canine companion can stretch out and admire the harbor views. The hotel, a perfect home base to discover this charming town and the surrounding area, has an extensive list of pet grooming, sitting and other services. And there are plenty of places to roam, from the 5-mile Rockland Harbor Trail that curves through Sandy Beach Park to the Oyster River Bog Trail and Thomaston Town Forest, a great hike through the woods.

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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.
Guest Room  - Tugboat Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Tugboat Inn

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

Can’t bear to leave your pet behind? Bring your pooch along to this waterfront inn

If you cannot imagine enjoying your vacation without the family pet, the Tugboat Inn, on the waterfront in scenic Booth Bay Harbor, has the perfect solution: Bring your furry companion along with you on your seaside getaway. The very inviting inn, with rooms and suites facing (and sometimes actually over) the water, has three pet-friendly rooms in its Red Building, where semi-private balconies let you look out over the outer harbor. Coastal Maine is very dog-friendly, so you’ll find plenty of businesses and outdoor eateries that welcome your pooch when you stroll through the charming villages. At the Boothbay Region Land Trust, you and your pet have access to over 30 miles of hiking trails through woodlands, salt marshes and wetlands.
Beach View New - Norseman Resorts - Ogunquit, ME
Norseman Resorts

135 Beach Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-7024 Toll-Free: 800-822-7024

Celebrate less-crowded off-season by booking a pet-friendly room at oceanfront resort

You and your pet can take advantage of the off-season at the Norseman Resort in picture-perfect Ogunquit. That’s when the hotel is pet-friendly, welcoming your four-footed companion to join you in experiencing a vacation by the sea. That means walking along the famous Marginal Way along the gorgeous coastline, or going on a hike in the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge in Wells or Fort Foster Park in Kittery Point. Plenty of beaches are open to dogs in the off-season, too. As for you, enjoy the beachfront’s many comforts, including a sauna and exercise room with Peloton bike. Some room amenities include ocean, tidal basin or river views from shared balconies, as well as fireplaces and massage chairs.

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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

Don’t leave home for your coastal Maine vacation without your faithful furry companion

Your dog wants to see Maine, too! At the Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean’s Edge, they want your pet to feel welcome, which is why they have several pet-friendly rooms ready for you and your furry friend. Those designated rooms have lovely views of Penobscot Bay and, perhaps equally important, patio doors that exit directly to acres of back lawn. If you want a different bay view, there are beach-facing Adirondack chairs and picnic tables. And there’s lots to do with your dog in the area, including great hiking trails. Walk the crushed gravel path of the Belfast Rail Trail along the Passagassawakeag River and through the woods, or in Camden Hills and Moose Point state parks. Belfast also has a dog park.
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

Pets are as pampered as humans at this inn at the edge of a scenic harbor

At the Grand Harbor Inn, at the edge of one of Maine’s most scenic harbors, they know what it’s like if you have to leave the family pet at home when you go on vacation. That’s why they created Pampered Pooch Accommodations. Your pooch will receive a warm greeting and a friendly rub behind the ears upon arrival. Other parts of the pampering package: a comfy plush fleece dog bed, gourmet dog biscuits, water and food bowls and an extensive list of local outdoor recreational activities for you and your pet to enjoy (lots of trails!), plus a list of nearby doggy daycare and veterinarian options. There’s no size restrictions on your pet, but there is a two-per-room limit.

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Lobby - Portland Harbor Hotel - Portland, ME
Portland Harbor Hotel

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

Your pets are more than welcome at this harbor hotel and in dog-friendly Portland

Both you and your family pet can find that perfect harbor frame of mine at the Portland Harbor Hotel. The boutique hotel’s rooms on the first two floors welcome pets of any size. There are treats to be had, and the staff is happy to provide referrals for pet sitting, dog walking and information on nearby dog parks, beaches and trails. Mainers love dogs, so you’ll find plenty of Portland bars and restaurants that have outdoor tables happy to accommodate your pooch. Some area beaches are open to dogs from Labor Day to Memorial Day and, in the summer, some have dog hours around sunrise and sunset. Portland Trails offers a network of over 70 miles of wooded trails, coastal paths and green spaces ideal for dog walking. Please check our COVID policies and services page before booking your stay.
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  - Lord Camden Inn - Camden, ME
Lord Camden Inn

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

Humans aren’t the only ones who are pampered by the staff at this pet-friendly inn

Why should humans be the only guests pampered on a Maine vacation? At the Lord Camden Inn, your pet of any size (with a limit of two per room) is welcomed with open paws. The inviting downtown Camden hotel’s Pampered Pooch Accommodations means your pet will be greeted with a rub behind the ears, of course, then treated to a comfy plush fleece dog bed, gourmet dog biscuits, a water and food bowl and (for the humans in your pet’s party) an extensive list of local outdoor recreational activities for you and your pet to enjoy, doggy day care options and the names of local veterinarians. Stroll around town or head out to the area’s parks, crisscrossed with scenic hiking trails.

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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

Pet-friendly waterfront inn a short walk to town, close to area’s miles of hiking trails

If the thought of putting your dog in a kennel while you vacation in Maine leaves you sad, they have a way to make you happy at the Boothbay Harbor Inn, right on the waterfront in this very walkable town. Six of the inn’s 60 spacious and modern guest rooms are pet friendly, so you can enjoy everything about being on the waterfront without worrying about your furriest family members back home. It’s a short stroll to the harbor’s shops and restaurants, some of which welcome well-behaved pooches. And coastal Maine has plenty of great walks and hikes for humans and canines. At the Boothbay Region Land Trust, for example, you have access to more than 30 miles of hiking trails through woodlands, salt marshes and wetlands.

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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

Dogs who visit this luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Camden are welcomed with open paws

Welcoming guests’ dogs is such a part of the superior service at 16 Bay View that they have a name for it: the Pampered Pooch Accommodations program. When you and your dog (each room is allowed two well-behaved pooches; no size restrictions) arrive at this luxury boutique hotel in the heart of picturesque Camden, you’ll find in your spacious room and suite a comfortable plush fleece dog bed, gourmet dog biscuits, water and food bowls. You’ll also be given an extensive list of local outdoor recreational activities, doggy day care options and local veterinarians. (For human guests, there’s a balcony, fireplace and soaking tub.) The hotel is a short walk to Camden Harbor, and there are unlimited hiking opportunities in nearby Camden Hills State Park.

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