Nestled between Kennebunkport and Old Orchard Beach on the Maine coast, are Biddeford and Saco – both great choices to find deals on lodging as opposed to the more high end luxury hotels one typically finds in Kennebunkport or Ogunquit. With Route 1 passing through Biddeford and Saco, vacationers can find the familiarity of chain restaurants, movie theaters and department stores.
Biddeford and Saco boast downtowns and Main Streets lined with brick walkways, shops and cafes, and restored Mills with views of the Saco River – classic Americana. The Lincoln is a proposed hotel with a future Riverwalk pedestrian zone in downtown Biddeford at the old Lincoln Mill.
For fun things to do in Biddeford, you can tour the coast of Biddeford Pool, visit Wood Island Lighthouse, boat the Saco River by tube, SUP, canoe or kayak. The Biddeford Ice Arena offers a great indoor place to skate year round, with a bar area for adults to watch the skating.
The Shops at Biddeford Crossing provide great shopping at major department stores, popular chain restaurants plus local big stores like Market Basket and Target. Biddeford is also home to unique Maine discount stores like Mardens and Reny’s – less like LL Bean and more like surplus and salvage providing an adventure for bargain hunters.
Saco provides fun for the kids with theme parks including Fun Town Splash Town USA and Aquaboggan as well as the beautiful Ferry Beach State Park. Saco adds a mix of historic homes and new restaurants and businesses established in the old Brick Mills of Saco Island, just minutes from Old Orchard Beach.
Southern Maine’s best kept secret! Visit historic Wood Island Lighthouse! Two-hour tours leave from Vine’s Landing, Biddeford Pool aboard the Light Runner. Immerse yourselves in the history and lore, that include rescues, heroism, Sailor the bell ringing dog, even an 1896 murder/suicide. You’ll experience one of Maine’s oldest lighthouses, including a trip to the top of the tower and a visit to the restored keeper's house. Tours in July and August. Make a reservation today! Learn More
The only hotel located on Kennebunkport's pristine Goose Rocks Beach, The Tides Beach Club honors its 117-year legacy of hospitality with classic architecture enhanced by a modern vibe and contemporary coastal décor. Guest rooms offer cool tones of teal and coral, petite marble bathrooms, and luxury amenities, all of which reflect the unique beauty and timeless ambience of the Maine coast. Onsite dining and bar present a vibrant social scene. Dining menus showcase Maine's local seafood: enjoy a lobster roll, a classic steamed lobster, or nosh on crispy fried clams. Learn More
As close as you can get to Maine’s Best Beach. Located directly on Old Orchard Beach with wonderful ocean views. 139 air-conditioned rooms, each with private deck, color cable TV, kitchenettes with refrigerator, stove and sink. All rooms are within 150 yards of the beach. We are only a short walk to the Pier, attractions, restaurants and shopping. Pets are allowed in certain buildings during limited seasons. Learn More
Maine’s Award-Winning Luxury Resort. From the moment you arrive, you will know you’re in for an altogether different experience. Surrounded by 60 acres of birch groves and balsam fir, this private luxury resort features two outdoor swimming pools, a magical treetop spa, and organic dining at the award-winning farm-to-fork restaurant Earth at Hidden Pond. Designed for total privacy and relaxation, Hidden Pond offers the choice of a one-story or two-story cottage, treetop lodges, or romantic bungalows. Its hideaways deliver a unique combination of natural serenity and rustic luxury within easy reach of Kennebunkport’s top attractions. Learn More
Twelve miles and 20 minutes from Portland enjoy all the comforts of home in our quiet, privately owned Sea Cliff House Motel, where the ocean is your front yard and the seven-mile-long beach awaits you. Two-room kitchenette efficiencies or ocean front motel rooms. Heated seasonal pool, year round hot tub, lounge chairs, comfortable lawn furniture, a canopied gas grill area, outdoor shower. The nostalgic Old Orchard Beach Pier is only a 10-minute walk. Go to our web site to see our all new oceanfront Grand Suite. Learn More
Just 200 yards north of the famous Old Orchard Beach Pier. Five spacious, 2 bedroom townhouse and penthouse units. Situated directly on the beach, with an unparalleled view of the beach, ocean and pier. From your unit you can step directly onto the beach or walk a short distance to the town square without having to drive or pay for parking. Bright, contemporary styling and casual furnishings. The wide veranda is the perfect place to relax. Open Spring, Summer or Fall. Learn More
Oceanfront Inn directly on Kennebunk Beach. Walk to Kennebunkport's Famous Dock Square shops and restaurants. Sea kayaking, whale watching, fabulous sunrises and sunsets from your room! The Seaside Inn is open year round and includes breakfast daily in the 1850 Boat House. Hot Tub. Bicycles. Oceanfront Rooms. Great values with our special Off-Season Packages in the Inn. 9th Generation Family Innkeepers since 1667. Kennebunkport's premier beachfront address. A memorable location and experience directly on the beach. Learn More
Friendly, family owned 24-room motel just 75 yards to The Beach, and 150 yards to the famous Pier. Heated outdoor pool. Clean spacious rooms, all of which feature cathedral ceilings, air conditioning, Cable TV, daily maid service, full private baths, mini-fridges and microwaves, and free WiFi. Back yard area is quiet and grassy with a children's play area with swing set and sand box, plus a BBQ area with grills and picnic tables. Affordable room rates. Complimentary coffee each morning in the lobby. Learn More
Less than a minute's walk to Old Orchard Beach, our accommodations include AC, CCTV, and internet. Our kitchenette units and cabins lodge up to four adults comfortably and offer the privacy of separate bedrooms. Cabins have private decks. Our large sleeping units have refrigerators, two double beds and tiled bathrooms. The one and two bedroom apartments lodge up to eight people. These spacious units come equipped with full kitchens, separate bedrooms and private decks, some with an ocean view. Learn More
Quiet 8-acre wooded setting adjacent to highway. Minutes to Kennebunkport. Deluxe continental breakfast. 40-foot heated pool. Game room with air hockey and 8-foot pool table. Conference room can seat 40+. Outside activities include horse shoes, volleyball, shuffleboard and playground. We also offer picnic tables and gas grills. CCTV, AC, phones, mini-fridges and microwaves in all rooms. Rooms are either: 1 king bed, 2 double beds or 2 and 3 room suites (one with a Jacuzzi tub). Pets and Smoking in designated rooms only. Learn More
Less than a mile from Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport, Sandy Pines offers a relaxing vacation experience for every type of camper. Whether you prefer the simplicity of your own tent, the comfort of your own RV or the luxury of one of our Glamp Tents, Cottages, Hideaway Huts or Unique Retreats, we have accommodations for both couples and families. At Sandy Pines, we pride ourselves on maintaining the cleanest, most modern bathhouses in Maine. Unwind in our heated, saltwater pool or enjoy a paddling adventure from our private boat launch. Learn More
A seaside family retreat located in the exclusive Grand Beach section of Old Orchard Beach. This spacious eight bedroom, three bath lodge was specially designed for large family groups. It is situated on a two acre wooded lot providing privacy and plenty of room to stretch and play. The beach, considered by many to be the best section of the seven miles of sandy shoreline along Saco Bay, is just a short walk across the street and accessible via a public access walkway. Learn More
Quiet, spacious and beautiful, our property is the perfect setting for a private weekend getaway or a family seeking a safe, fun-filled spot. We are only minutes away from the beach, Pier and attractions. We have a large swimming pool, shuffleboard, volleyball, basketball, a children’s playground, recreation room with games and plenty of space for football, Frisbee, or relaxing. We have gas grills available and several outdoor fireplaces. In the morning, complimentary coffee is available in the office. Learn More
Comfortable 1 and 2 bedroom housekeeping cottages with kitchenettes and motel rooms on four acres. Large swimming pool, as well as sports’ and children’s play areas. Free WiFi. All units with A/C, heat, phone, extended cable, deck or screened porch. Located within walking distance of the town of Kennebunk with dining for all budgets, shopping, antiquing, old Captain’s homes. Centrally located within an easy drive to all area attractions. Learn More
For Your Perfect Family Vacation. Located in the beautiful resort town of Old Orchard Beach. Choose your accommodations, our Inn on the beach (with Continental breakfast), our motel units, or one of our two bedroom cottages (also on the beach). An outdoor heated pool, gas grills, and private grounds for you and your family to enjoy. We are a short walk to the Pier and boardwalk, amusements, restaurants, and convenient to other activities. Learn More
More Biddeford and Saco Area Lodges, Motels, Hotels, Inns and Resorts
Americas Best Value Inn l 207-284-2440
Holiday Inn Express Biddeford l 207-294-6464
Maine Seaside Rentals l 207-284-5350
Sleepy Hollow Motel l 207-282-0031
Blue Haven Motor Court l 207-282-1476
Boathouse Cottage l 207-934-7364
Crown ‘N’ Anchor Inn l 207-282-3829
Exit 5 Motel and Cottages l 207-284-4727
Eastview Motel l 207-282-2362
Ferry Beach Retreat Lodging l 207-282-4489
Hampton Inn l 207-282-7222
Hobson House Bed and Breakfast l 207-284-4113
Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
Peekytoe Cottage l 207-934-7364
Ramada Hotel l 207-286-9600
Rodeway Inn l 207-282-5569
Saco Motel l 207-284-6952
Sunrise Motel l 207-283-3883