Boothbay Harbor retains its beautiful historic seaside atmosphere, a compact quaint town with extensive waterfront. Restaurants, galleries, country stores and shops in Boothbay are classic Mom and Pop style, preserving the small town charm of Maine. The natural seaside setting provides a relaxing atmosphere for exploring the coves, ledges and islands by kayak or boat tour or coastal nature trails, or you can simply relax at hotel or restaurant deck and watch the boats come and go.
Attractions in Boothbay Harbor are a source of adventure for families like the Maine State Aquarium, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, museums and parks. Boothbay hosts festivals year-round in town and on the waterfront.
Large hotels and vacation resorts in Boothbay Harbor are ideal for family vacation or couples getaways, and usually have excellent seasonal specials and discounts available. These hotels often include waterfront views, marinas so you can arrive by boat, private beach access, pools and play areas for children.
Charming oceanfront Inns and quaint Bed and Breakfasts are perfect for an intimate getaway, with romantic sunset views and gourmet dining. Perhaps you are looking to accommodate larger groups or families? A seaside cottage or private home is a perfect rental option, usually for a very reasonable price. Whatever your preference, Boothbay has excellent lodging options, and boating tours out to see seals and lighthouses, in this wonderful waterfront region.
Perched on a garden hillside overlooking Linekin Bay and built in 1896, our inn underwent restoration, bringing back to life one of the only remaining summer hotels in East Boothbay. Lounge by the living room fireplace with a book, sit back in a rocking chair on the porch or enjoy the gentle sea breezes coming off the bay. A five minute drive puts you in the middle of Boothbay Harbor with trips to Monhegan Island, windjammers, kayaking, whale watching, restaurants, galleries and shopping. Learn More
Make your own adventure and create lasting memories at Linkein Bay Resort. Join us on 20-acres of oceanfront property featuring new and newly renovated camp-style cabins and lodges. Enjoy our heated oceanfront pool, canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, sailing (with or without instruction), tennis, basketball and fishing. Three meals served daily during all-inclusive season. Join us at the Deck Bar & Grill overlooking panoramic views of the bay, islands, and ocean. Dock & Dine with us; we monitor Ch. 09. Visit our website for dining hours and menus. Pet friendly. Open May through October. Learn More
Named the #1 Small Hotel in the United States and #7 in the World by TripAdvisor in 2022. Your hosts Mark & Buzz were named “Innkeepers of the Year” for 2020 and they look forward to welcoming you to Boothbay Harbor and helping you plan an incredible vacation experience. When you stay at Topside, you will enjoy panoramic views of the harbor, islands and lighthouses from the highest point in town, locally inspired “Over the Top” breakfasts from their recently published cookbook, onsite parking, 24-hour guest kitchen, coastal chic guestrooms and concierge service to plan your perfect stay. This beautiful four-acre hilltop oasis is just steps from the harbor’s waterfront and main street. Learn More
Upon arriving at our newly refurbished in-town Victorian waterfront property you will immediately be transported back to a time when romance and gracious living were a way of life. Choose an Inn room with an outside deck or common deck access for scenic views of the charming village or picturesque waterfront. Our luxurious modern Penthouse is spacious and sleeps six in luxury. Enjoy our buffet Continental breakfast with our compliments. Fresh coffee, great food and good cheer. Learn More
The Boothbay Harbor Oceanside Resort specializes in unforgettable Maine vacations. Explore the coastline on a majestic schooner. Play golf at luxurious Boothbay Harbor Country Club. Walk across the historic footbridge to local shops. Our convenient location invites endless opportunities to enjoy our coastal Boothbay Harbor Maine resort. Our Oceanside Resort features Coastal Prime. Coastal Prime has an inspired menu with locally sourced fresh seafood daily and seaside dining at its best. Learn More
Whether you prefer the B&B vibe of our classic rooms and suites, or you want a romantic island getaway in your own seaside cottage, our accommodations are everything you expect from a coastal Maine inn with history and charm. Newagen Seaside Inn is nestled on 20 acres of pristine oceanfront property, at the tip of Southport Island. Minutes from Boothbay Harbor, but far from the noise and crowds. Room rates include breakfast and access to the Inn’s amenities, including pool and vintage game room. Restaurant and bar on property. Open May through October. Learn More
Experience the vacation of a lifetime with our selection of the finest cottages in the Boothbay Harbor Region. Come stay at our 5 star cottages and get all the exclusive membership benefits at Boothbay Harbor Country Club and discounted green fees. Enjoy the new Wellness Center and its fitness room, tennis courts, pickleball courts, heated salt water pool, hot tub and poolside bar. Embark on a private coastal tour on one of our boats – See historic lighthouses, seals, puffins or simply explore our quaint harbors and beautiful coastline. Learn More
Boothbay Harbor's top rated affordable hotel. Affordable Rooms & Family Suites with easy access to all of Boothbay Harbor & The Botanical Gardens. Less than a mile from the ocean and downtown Boothbay Harbor, on the Trolley Route. Pool, hot tub, complimentary breakfast, playground, picnic area, free Wi-Fi, and direct access to walking trails. Pet friendly. The best value and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Open year round. Learn More
Just minutes from downtown Boothbay Harbor, Smuggler’s Cove Inn is a classic Maine waterfront retreat. Come play, swim, relax, and make new memories with family and friends. Enjoy ocean views of Linekin Bay from almost every accommodation and experience a stunning sunset from your semi-private balcony. Take full advantage of the sandy beach, heated swimming pool, kayaks, paddle boards, row boats, and fire pit on property. Join us for lunch, dinner, and happy hour at 727 Ocean Sunset Bar overlooking panoramic views of Linekin Bay – indoor and outdoor seating available. Visit our website for dining hours and menus. Rate includes continental breakfast and access to the Inn’s amenities. Pet friendly. Open May through October. Learn More
Ocean Point will take you back to the golden era of summers spent on the rockbound coast of Maine. This has been called "paradise on the coast of Maine." The majority of guest rooms enjoy direct ocean views. Many rooms with decks offering stunning sunsets. All accommodations have private bath, mini-fridge, cable TV and AC/heat. Some with gas fireplaces. Heated Pool, Hot Tub, Free WiFi. Learn More
Beautiful waterfront destination in the heart of Boothbay Harbor. The Tugboat Inn offers 64 rooms and suites facing the water, in five different buildings. All rooms feature king or queen size beds, private bath, personal amenities, AC, cable TV and in-room coffee machine. On site full service restaurant, the Marina Lounge and Cafe offer panoramic views of the harbor, fresh seafood and classic Maine favorites. Weekend and seasonal live entertainment. Sheltered Marina provides safe docking for all types of boats. Learn More
A Maine tradition for over 60 years! 54 spacious and comfortable guestrooms with water views & balconies. Executive Chef Steven Richards (Maine Lobster Chef of the Year) is at the helm of our full service restaurant which features panoramic windows offering diners an unsurpassed view of the working waterfront. Lunch & dinner served 6 days a week. Lounge & patio deck also feature breathtaking views of the harbor. Prime location in the center of town is close to shops, restaurants, galleries & boating. The best in waterfront lodging & dining at the hub of the harbor. Learn More
Tucked away on 450 acres of Maine's Midcoast, Sebasco Harbor Resort is an authentic Maine destination resort with breathtaking views and a wealth of activities for the whole family - perfect for a Pure Maine family reunion or destination wedding. Enjoy a getaway full of kayaking, golf, swimming, spa services, traditional Maine lobster bakes & more. Pet friendly options available. Experience Pure Maine, where memories last a lifetime. Sebasco Harbor Resort - Pure Maine! Learn More
The Sheepscot Harbour Village Resort, located on the shores of the Sheepscot River, just minutes from Wiscasset and a short drive to Boothbay Harbor, boasts incredible panoramic sunset views and an easy walk to the Wiscasset village. Vacation rentals feature 1 and 2-bedroom suites, and 1 to 4-bedroom cottages and townhouses. The pristine landscaping, dotted by tall pine trees, includes a riverside gazebo and fireside gathering spot. Enjoy your independent vacation with coffee and a pastry for breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Restaurant and bar on property. Pet friendly accommodations available. Resort open year-round. Learn More
Perfectly located between Pemaquid and Boothbay peninsulas with all of Midcoast Maine at your doorstep. The Cod Cove Inn offers the privacy of a hotel with the warm, friendly atmosphere of a coastal inn. Four acres of sweeping lawns and groomed gardens, a heated swimming pool in season, and 28 elegantly appointed rooms. Every room offers a commanding panoramic view of the western sky, the tidal Sheepscot River and the village of Wiscasset, Maine’s prettiest village. A deluxe continental breakfast is included in-season; off-season, in-room breakfast is provided. Several pet-friendly rooms. Open year round. Learn More
Boothbay Area Inns, Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Lodges
Beach Cove Hotel and Resort l 207-633-0353
The Birches at Coburn House Inn
Cottage Connection of Maine l 207-633-6545
Gray Homestead Ocean Front Camping – Southport l 207-633-4612
Hodgdon Island Inn l 207-633-7474
Inn at Lobsterman’s Wharf l 207-633-3443
Kenniston Hill Inn Bed and Breakfast l 207-633-2159
Knickerbocker Lake Cottages l 207-633-5354
Boothbay Harbor Area Inns, Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Lodges
Linekin Bay Resort l 207-633-2494 Lion d’OR Bed and Breakfast Nana’s Place Ocean Gate Inn – Boothbay Harbor/Southport l 207-633-3321 Ocean Point Inn – East Boothbay l 207-633-4200 Pond House l 207-633-5842
Seagate Motel l 207-633-3900 l 800-633-1707
Ship Ahoy Motel – Southport l 207-633-5222
Smuggler’s Cove Inn – East Boothbay, l 207-633-2828
The Authentic Boothbay Harbor Inns and Bed and Breakfasts
Like many of Maine’s coastal towns, Boothbay Harbor is very authentic, a non-commercial, unspoiled seaside town. You won’t find big chain stores, just cute boutiques, seafood cafes and a waterfront full of charter boats and lighthouse tours. The closest Walmart is in Brunswick, the closest McDonalds in Bath. Boothbay is a classic Maine coastal community where the people are friendly, independent and proud.
Most of Boothbay Harbor’s lodging establishments are privately owned bnbs operated by local residents. Boothbay Harbor’s lodging accommodations range from a few seaside resorts and cottages, to motels, and quaint bed and breakfasts and inns. In a quiet slow paced town, more affordable than Kennebunkport or Bar Harbor, a Boothbay Harbor bnb or inn is the way to go to really capture the vibe of the coastal village. You’ll feel worlds away from home, yet strangely, feel very much at home staying at a charming bed and breakfast in Boothbay Harbor.
With its perch at the end of the harbor overlooking Linekin Bay and Boothbay, visitors can find several bed and breakfasts or inns in Boothbay Harbor along the oceanfront, like the Rocktide Inn, Harbour Towne, Ocean Point Inn and Tugboat Inn. Hearing the lapping of waves against the shoreline, tinkling sailboats masts, and the swaying of the moored boats within the harbor is dreamy. Seeing the sunrise over the sea is a calm you can’t get from the sounds and sights of the city realm.
Staying at a Boothbay Harbor inn or bed and breakfast will offer the repose you need for your Maine vacation getaway. Having the amenities of both elegant and cozy lodgings, sumptuous bed and breakfasts and inns are the perfect place for a romantic stay. Picture cocktails overlooking the harbor to end your day exploring the Boothbay region, and a beautifully hand cooked breakfast each morning prepared by your innkeeper. Meeting your innkeeper and fellow guests often provides insight as to the best attractions in Boothbay, which boat excursion to take to see Boothbay’s lighthouses, or what special events are going on at Maine State Aquarium or the Opera House Boothbay at Boothbay Harbor.
While there are inns in Boothbay Harbor that accommodate families and large parties, normally bed and breakfasts house exclusively couples. Be sure to check that the lodging facility is family friendly before booking your stay at a bed and breakfast or inn in Boothbay Harbor.
On the same note, for those with the intention of bringing the entire family, including the family dog, you’ll need to be sure the bed and breakfast is pet friendly as many inns do not accommodate them. Worry not—there are a few cottage rentals and inns to choose from that are pet friendly in Boothbay Harbor.
With so many things to enjoy in Boothbay Harbor, there is little need to travel outside of the area. Between scenic lighthouse boat tours, walks in the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, kayaking, shopping and dining, and of course finding relaxation and romance in your bed and breakfast quarters, you will certainly stay busy. Your innkeeper can give you tips on the best place to dine and attractions in Boothbay Harbor to make sure you experience all there is in this quaint seaside town.
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