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Guide to Camden Maine Hotels, Inns, and Lodging | Lincolnville and Northport Lodging

Upholding its reputation as jewel of the Maine Coast, Camden offers a beautiful waterfront with trendy restaurants and many fine inns, bed and breakfasts, providing a very hip, yet historical vacation setting. Many schooner and windjammer tours depart from Camden’s postcard perfect harbor, and pleasure boaters access Penobscot Bay from this scenic, protected port. Visitors should put a tour to the Cellardoor Winery in Lincolnville on the bucket list to experience wine tastings Maine-style. Camedn’s Library is a beauitufl landmark. Camden’s quaint downtown is loaded with cafes, shops, craft stores and art galleries, and great pubs and restaurants – servng lobster and seafood – of course! 

Camden hosts several festivals throughout the year including the US Toboggan Championships in February, Christmas by the Sea, The Camden Windjammer Festival, Camden Film Festival, Camden House and Garden Tour to name a few. The Camden Snow Bowl is a great place to ski, snowboard or ice skate all winter and hike or mountain bike in the summer or fall. Mt Battie State Park and Cmaden Hills offer visitors lovely panoramic views of Camden Harbor and the sea of Penobscot Bay, whether you reach the summit by car, hiking or bike trail.

Lodging in Camden ranges from elegant bed and breakfasts, a castle, to historic Inns, and full service resorts and hotels. Lincolnville is a delightful waterfront area just north of Camden with several lodging options including affordable waterfront lodging. Boat tours and schooners can take you out sea to view lighthouses, islands and marina life.

Blue Harbor House Inn | Camden 207-236-3196 | 67 Elm Street, Camden, Maine
A Classic New England Inn just two blocks from Camden Harbor. Expect pampering during your stay with delicious food and elegant accommodations. Eleven well-appointed guestrooms and suites are tastefully decorated and include en-suite bath. Some rooms with private entrance, cozy gas fireplace or two person steam shower. Complimentary two-course breakfast each morning. All rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning and Keurig coffee maker. Walk to harbor and local ‘fresh catch’ restaurants on the dock. Free parking. Affordable rates. See website for last minute deals and specials. Learn More
Glenmoor by the Sea | Lincolnville 207-236-7905 | 2143 Atlantic Highway, Lincolnville, Maine
Oceanfront property offering stunning vistas with 32 guest rooms, suites, cottages and oceanfront cottages. 12-acre resort featuring two heated swimming pools, tennis court, an expansive Great Lawn and a waterfront deck with easy access to rocky Maine beach. 5 minutes from Camden's scenic downtown harbor, Glenmoor by the Sea provides guests a balance of relaxed privacy and engaging resort activities. All guestrooms have private baths, decks or balconies, flat screen TV's, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, air conditioning. Cont breakfast included. Learn More
Country Inn at Camden | Camden/Rockport 207-236-2725 | 8 Country Inn Way, Rockport, Maine
Located just one mile from downtown Camden, the Country Inn provides yesteryear's ambiance with today's amenities. Suites are available with queen beds and sitting areas, king beds and fireplaces, or in free standing cottages. Our health club is equipped with a large indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and exercise room. A bountiful continental breakfast and afternoon tea are served each day in the lobby. Learn More
Cedar Crest Inn | Camden 207-236-4839 | 115 Elm Street, Camden, Maine
The Cedar Crest Inn is located at the gateway to the picturesque town of Camden, just a brief stroll away from fine shops, pubs, restaurants, the Harbor Park Amphitheater, and the busy Camden waterfront. Offering the privacy of a hotel with the warm, friendly atmosphere of a coastal inn. Enjoy 37 welcoming guest rooms, three acres of meticulously groomed lawns, a heated outdoor swimming pool, onsite restaurant, fiber-optic WiFi, children’s playground and beautiful perennial gardens. 100% smoke-free. A few pet-friendly rooms available. The ideal destination for exploring Maine’s Midcoast including Rockland and Rockport. Learn More
Pine Grove Cottages | Lincolnville 207-236-2929 | 2076 Atlantic Highway, Lincolnville, Maine
Efficiency cottages with private decks and BBQ grills, all on 3 pine-covered acres. Immaculate studio log cabins, 1 or 2 bedroom cottages, fully equipped kitchens, heat, AC, cable tv and free WiFi. Nearby to great restaurants, shopping, beaches, hiking, sailing, museums. Experience Maine's nostalgic past at Pine Grove Cottages. Two miles to ferry and Lincolnville Beach. PETS WELCOME. Learn More
Whitehall | Camden 207-236-3391 | 52 High St., Camden, Maine
An ideal spring, summer, or early fall destination for those in search of an authentic Maine experience. A thoughtful renovation in 2015 embraces the history of this iconic property, and brings new focus on the natural beauty of the magical town where “the mountains meet the sea.” Luxury linens, modern amenities and a beautifully lit 85-seat main events space and bar available for rehearsals and receptions. Relax and enjoy rambling front porches, front and back patios, and sit by the fire pits for evenings under the stars. Dine at our on-site restaurant, Pig + Poet, which embraces a focus on simple ingredients and sustainable sourcing. Learn More
The Belmont Inn | Camden 207-236-8053 | 6 Belmont Avenue, Camden, Maine
Elegant, historic Inn steps from downtown Camden's stunning harbor, fine dining and shops. Newly updated, the Belmont Inn offers fine accommodations and superb comfort. Prepare to be pampered by our gourmet, three-course breakfast, relaxing wrap-around porch and extensive perennial gardens. Six well-appointed guestrooms, including one suite, all with private bathrooms; a living room and adjoining room both with fireplaces, and a lovely dining area, all provide ample areas to relax and unwind after a day of exploring all that midcoast Maine has to offer! Come discover why the Belmont Inn is a favorite destination for travelers! Learn More
Towne Motel | Camden 207 236 3377 | 68 Elm Street, Camden, Maine
Friendly, owner-run motel on Rt 1, just three blocks from postcard-perfect Camden harbor. Easy to find, can’t miss the big blue sign, and convenient five minute stroll into the village. The only motel in downtown Camden. We pride ourselves on offering the personal attention of a B&B. 17 immaculate rooms, including one pet friendly studio with kitchenette. Free WiFi and parking, A/C, flat screen TVs, refrigerator, Keurig coffeemaker, PAYA bath products, outdoor seating, and affordable rates! Learn More
Camden Windward House | Camden B&B 877-492-9656 | 6 High Street, Camden, Maine
Great location, steps from Main St. and Camden Harbor, our 1864 Greek revival bed and breakfast begins each day with a fresh two course breakfast. Newly renovated gardens, decks and firepit create a private retreat, with mountain views and hiking trail access, all within walking distance to area dining, shopping, hiking, sailing, kayaking, skiing and lobsters. Eight well-appointed, meticulously clean, air conditioned en-suite guest rooms, with free wifi and large smart tvs, some featuring private entrances and decks, gas fireplaces and soaking tubs. 24 hour complimentary guest pantry. Book direct and save! Learn More
Captain Swift Inn | Camden 207-230-4028 | 72 Elm Street, Camden, Maine
Upscale yet casual. Fine lodging; sumptuous breakfasts; endless amenities and authentic hospitality! Village location ideal for exploring the area’s four-season attractions - just a 4-minute walk to Camden’s harbor, shops and restaurants! Nine impeccably decorated guest rooms and luxury suites; three fireplace sitting areas, an intimate dining room; welcoming decks and a patio with fire pit provide opportunities to relax and recharge. Over-sized whirlpool tubs; fireplaces; spa showers, fresh flowers; plush robes; locally made chocolates; onsite massages and more! Bountiful multi-course epicurean candlelit breakfasts. Fun packages and money saving specials; book Direct and Save! Learn More
Abigail's Inn | Camden 207-236-2501 | 8 High Street, Camden, Maine
Stay in the heart of historic Camden at Abigail’s Inn. Built in 1849 and recently restored, our B&B is just steps to town and the harbor. Relax in one of our 4 spacious guest rooms, and enjoy beautiful grounds and warm, inviting common areas. Plan your day in one of the cozy parlors by a fireplace. Kick up your feet on the front porch after a day of sightseeing. Our stone patio is a great place to enjoy your breakfast, an afternoon beverage or simply soak up the sun. Learn More
Elms of Camden | Camden 207-236-6250 | 84 Elm St. , Camden, Maine
Elms of Camden is an authentic 1806 New England Colonial and a fine example of preservation and restoration. Our bed and breakfast is a short walk to the harbor, shops, restaurants, and activities in downtown Camden. All guest rooms have their own private bath, flat-screen cable TV, WiFi, USB charging stations, irons/ironing boards, hair dryers, luxurious towels, and fine linens. All rooms feature individually controlled AC/Heat and gas fireplaces. For your convenience, a guest pantry is available 24/7 with a small refrigerator, a variety of individually-wrapped snacks, and a Keurig beverage station. Learn More
Glen Cove Inn and Suites | Rockport 207-594-4062 | 866 Commercial Street Route 1, Rockport, Maine
36 Unit Inn located in picturesque Rockport Maine and just minutes from beautiful Camden and Rockland Harbors. Each room and suite features Air Conditioning, Internet Access, Refrigerators, Cable TV, Private and/or Shared Decks. Enjoy our Ocean Views, Heated Pool, Guest Laundry and Free Continental Breakfast! Easy access to many museums, galleries, shops, restaurants, windjammer cruises, lighthouses and ferry service to local islands. Learn More
Inn at Sunrise Point | Lincolnville 207-236-7716 | 55 Sunrise Point Road, Lincolnville, Maine
This AAA 4-diamond Maine Inn is located directly on the Penobscot Bay waterfront, with luxury guest rooms and cottages complete with ocean views, private decks, fireplaces, and extraordinary amenities. Guests enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the ocean view Conservatory, relaxing on the 5-acre grounds, visiting Camden just minutes away, and evenings in our library with a cocktail by the fireplace, overlooking the shore. Great seasonal specials and sailing packages available. Learn More

Nearby Towns

Berry Manor Inn | Rockland 207-596-7696 | 81 Talbot Avenue, Rockland, Maine
A Rockland Maine Bed and Breakfast offering a True Maine Experience and one of the Top Best Bed and Breakfasts in the US. The inn is considered one of the area’s premier luxury Maine coast inns. Guests enjoy the elegance and grandeur of the Victorian era; with the luxury and modern conveniences today’s travelers expect. Relax with our exceptional warm and gracious hospitality without any pretense. Located in a historic residential area just a few miles south of Camden. Learn More
Island View Inn | Rockport 207-596-0040 | 908 Commercial Street, Rockport, Maine
Time will slow at our ocean front inn as you stroll manicured lawns and garden trails of our 23 hillside acres overlooking Penobscot Bay. Impeccable AAA 3-Diamond rated. Each room with its own distinctive decor, amenities and private balcony or deck with stunning views of the bay. Large lobby with fireplaces and cozy seating area, heated outdoor pool, AC, refrigerators, cable TV. Binoculars, hair dryer, iron and board in every room, coffee and tea in the AM. Free local phone calls. King-size beds (with quilts). Some adjoining rooms. Learn More
Strawberry Hill Seaside Inn | Rockport 207-594-5462 | 886 Commercial Street, Rockport, Maine
Oceanfront lodging on 23 hillside acres, overlooking Penobscot Bay. Watch the schooners from your balcony, enjoy our crystal-clear, heated ocean view pool, picnic in privacy at the water's edge or relax in your impeccable room. Each AAA rated 3 Diamond room with its own distinctive decor, comfortable amenities, famous ocean view from your large private deck or patio with chairs. Among other amenities: Binoculars in every room, along with hair dryer, iron and board, coffee and tea in the AM. Free local calls and WiFi. Learn More
Craignair Inn | Spruce Head 207-594-7644 | 5 3rd St, Spruce Head, Maine
We are committed to providing a warm and welcoming escape for our guests with amenities that will make your stay comfortable while following green lodging best practices to ensure that we do our part to preserve the natural beauty of Maine for future generations to enjoy. We welcome guests and pets looking for a peaceful retreat on the edge of the Maine coast. Every room is appointed with luxurious sheets, towels, and robes. All water facing guest rooms have a unique view of Clark Island and the Atlantic Ocean’s dramatic tide. Learn More
Colonial Gables Oceanfront | Village - Belfast Cottages 207-338-4000 | 7 Eagle Avenue, Belfast, Maine
Beautifully situated on ten oceanfront acres in the heart of Coastal Maine, with breathtaking views of Penobscot Bay. One and two-bedroom cottages and an air-conditioned motel are available for your enjoyment. All have a large seaside deck, private baths, color cable TV, and phones with dataport. The gradual slope of our large beach allows for easy entry into the sea. Horseshoes, shuffleboard, ping pong, volleyball and video arcade available. Major Maine attractions close by. Learn More
Blue Harbor House Inn | Camden 207-236-3196 | 67 Elm Street, Camden, Maine
A Classic New England Inn just two blocks from Camden Harbor. Expect pampering during your stay with delicious food and elegant accommodations. Eleven well-appointed guestrooms and suites are tastefully decorated and include en-suite bath. Some rooms with private entrance, cozy gas fireplace or two person steam shower. Complimentary two-course breakfast each morning. All rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning and Keurig coffee maker. Walk to harbor and local ‘fresh catch’ restaurants on the dock. Free parking. Affordable rates. See website for last minute deals and specials. Learn More

Camden Maine Bed and Breakfasts and Inns

You’ll find Camden, Maine often listed among Maine’s top vacation towns and must visit places in New England with good reason. Following suit with many other coastal towns, Camden has its own unique coastal atmosphere, a busy and beautiful harbor full of transient yachts, schooners and fishermen, and a delightful downtown with cafes, boutiques, an historic waterfront library and park, and great seafood restaurants overlooking the harbor. The entire atmosphere of Camden is ideal for those that appreciate the beautiful Maine landscape since here, picturesque Penobscot Bay meets the coastline and harbor then quickly turns to rolling hillsides and mountains – creating a spectacular seaside setting. If this is your first visit to Maine, you’ll find Camden extraordinary – a wonderful union of mountains and sea, and a great waterfront town. Staying at a bed and breakfast or inn in Camden is just icing on the cake for a classic Maine getaway.

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Camden offers an abundance of attractions and things to do in town from shopping and dining, hiking, biking and downhill skiing, to sailing and exploring wineries and museums, giving many travelers the only dilemma of too much to explore on the Midcoast when staying at a Camden inn. Hikers will enjoy traversing Camden Hills State Park and Mt. Battie, overseeing the beautiful Camden Harbor from its summit. In the winter, skiers will enjoy the Camden Snow Bowl on Ragged Mountain – the only ski area on the Eastern Seaboard with views of the Atlantic Ocean from the summit. When you’re not browsing great shopping and dining in Downtown Camden, you’re out sunbathing on a nearby beach or touring Midcoast Maine lighthouses on a scenic windjammer cruise.

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There are many classic Maine bed and breakfasts and inns in Camden, some offer lovely waterfront lodging, most are within walking distance to the beach and town, others are nestled in quiet woodsy grounds. Inns at Blackberry Common and Blue Harbor House are just a short walk to town. Camden has a lively hustle and bustle in peak summer months so you may seek quieter lodging locations in nearby Lincolnville just north of town like Point Lookout or the Spouter Inn. Lincolnville offers the same organic setting with scenic landscapes, just a little less discovered.

Within your bed and breakfasts in Camden you will find amenities like in-room jacuzzis, heated outdoor pools, romantic fireplaces, elegantly appointed rooms, private decks, onsite restaurants with locally sourced ingredients and gourmet breakfasts, and you may find little need to leave your Camden inn. But keep in mind, Camden is a great walking town, along the waterfront you will find parks, and picture perfect scenery.

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Luckily, there are a few inns in Camden that are pet friendly, so you can enjoy your family vacation with the entire family. While many inns and bed and breakfasts are typically intended to host couples with unique, romantic touches, a few bed and breakfasts host larger families as well.  Most Camden properties are not exclusively pet and family friendly, rather, these inns and bed and breakfasts have one or two rooms or a suite that allow pets and/or larger parties, so call ahead to confirm if you want to bring your dog or the kids on your Camden vacation.

Camden Area Inns, Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Lodges

Abigails Inn | 207-236-2501

Abbington’s Seaview Motel and Cottages l 207-236-3471

Beloin’s on the Maine Coast l 207-236-3262

Blue Harbor House Inn l 207-236-3196 l 800-248-3196

Camden Riverhouse Hotel and Inns l 207-236-0500 l 800 755 7483

Camden Windward House Bed and Breakfast l 207 236-9656

Captain Swift Inn l 207-230-4028

Cedar Crest Inn l 207-236-4839 l 800-422-4964

Country Inn at Camden-Rockport l 207-236-2725 l 888-707-3945

The Belmont Inn l 207-236-8053
Glenmoor By The Sea l 207-236-7905

The High Tide Inn on the Ocean l 207-236-3724

Inn at Oceans Edge l 207-236-0945
Towne Motel l 207-236-3377

The Lodge and Cottages at Camden Hills l 207-236-8478

Victorian by the Sea l 207-236-3785 l 800-382-9817

Islesboro Area
Dark Harbor Bed and Breakfast l 207-734-9772

Lincolnville Area 

Ducktrap Motel l 207-789-5400

Glenmoor by the Sea l 207-706-7905 l 855-706-7905

Mount Battie Motel  l 207-236-3870

Inn at Sunrise Point l 207-236-7716

Pine Grove Cottages l 207-236-2929 l 800-530-5265

Point Lookout l 207-789-2001

The Spouter Inn l 207 789 5171

New Harbor Area
Bay View Cottages l 207-677-2153

Gosnold Arms l 207-677-3727

Newcastle Area
Flying Cloud Bed and Breakfast l 207-563-2484

Harbor View Inn at Newcastle l 207-563-2900

Newcastle Inn, l 207-563-5685

Phippsburg Area
Edgewater Farm Bed and Breakfast l 207-389-1322

Hidden Mountain Cottages and Gift Shop l 207-389-1457
Kennebec Kottages l 207-389-1587

Morse River Associates l 207-443-6309

Popham Beach Bed and Breakfast l 207-389-2409

Stonehouse Manor Bed and Breakfast  l 207-389-1141

West Point Haven l 207-443-5749

South Thomaston Area
Weskeag at the Water l 207-596-6676

Thomaston Area
Alpine Inn Bed and Breakfast l 207-354-0089

Saltwater Farm Campground l 207-354-6735

Vinalhaven Area
Libby House l 207-863-4696

Lily’s Tuition Bed and Breakfast l 207-863-4302

Payne Homestead l 207-863-9963

Tidewater Motel and Gathering Place

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