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Your Guide to The Best Maine Inns Throughout the State

Situated within the natural affluence of Maine’s rocky coast, sandy beaches, lakeside waterfronts, or forests, Maine inns provide the unsurpassed luxury of an intimate stay, less hurried and busy than bigger hotels. Inns are often historic Maine Inn properties beautifully restored and maintained, ship captain homes, for example.

From your Maine Inn, you can enjoy the local culture, meet the innkeeper – who will usually provide tips on things to do and what to see, at nearby wilderness and waterfront areas. At the end of the day after touring Maine, shopping and exploring, you return to your Inn for the warmth and conviviality that the innkeepers and fellow guests offer.

From waterfront inns with ocean views to downtown locations and cozy secluded inns neighboring National Parks, Maine truly has everything to offer on a week long vacation or weekend getaway when you stay Inn side and enjoy outside.

York Harbor Inn | York Harbor 207-363-5119 | 480 York Street, York Harbor , Maine
Luxurious Historic Oceanfront Inn that has been featured on the Travel Channels "Great Country Inns" and as Country Living Magazines "Inn of the Month." Many rooms with fireplaces, Jacuzzi spa tubs, decks and ocean vistas. Award winning ocean view dining with a bistro menu in 1637 plus dining and entertainment in our Ships Cellar Pub. Outdoor hot tub open year round. Complete conference facilities. Open year round. See website for last minute Internet Specials, Innkeeper and other packages. Free WiFi. Learn More
Wolf Cove Inn | Poland 207-998-4976 | 5 Jordan Shore Drive, Poland, Maine
The loons of the lake are calling you! Gorgeous sunsets. S'mores by the fire pit. A lakes region B&B set right on the shores of Tripp Lake. Relax and rejuvenate in a comfy Adirondack chair. Indulge in farm-fresh breakfasts. Paddle the peaceful waters in one of our complimentary watercraft. You will be completely engulfed in the natural beauty of the Maine Lakes Region. Enjoy spectacular lake front views from your room and the sweet call of the loons as you savor your Maine comfort breakfast. We’re pet friendly and open year round. We also offer a magical elopement and intimate wedding location for your special day. Learn More
Dockside Guest Quarters | York Harbor 207-363-2868 | 22 Harris Island Road, York, Maine
The Dockside is a special place, uniquely situated on a private peninsula overlooking York Harbor, providing panoramic views of the harbor and ocean. Accommodations are in a classic “New England Cottage” and multi-unit buildings at the waters edge. Dining at the Dockside is popular with locals and visitors alike, offering local seafood and a wide variety of other favorites. Beaches, history, outlet shopping, lighthouses, golf, fishing are all near by. The essence of Maine is truly captured here. 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
The Inn at Tanglewood Hall | York Harbor 207-351-1075 | 611 York Street, York Harbor, Maine
Casually elegant seacoast B&B amidst woodlands, gardens and fountains, once a York Historical Society Decorator Show House. Enjoy bold ocean views along the Cliff Walk or relax upon York’s beaches just a stroll away; cuddle up in our hammock or by a crackling fire; then slip into luxurious queen beds in air-conditioned rooms with updated private baths. Surrounded by the scent of sea air, you'll savor breakfast on our veranda. Just an hour from Boston. Open year-round. Learn More
Topside Inn | Boothbay Harbor Inn 207-633-5404 | 60 McKown Street, Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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
Kennebunkport Inn | Kennebunkport 207-967-2621 | 1 Dock Square, Kennebunkport, Maine
Casual elegance. Stylish guest rooms. Thoughtful amenities. Exceptional guest service. These are a few of the highlights guests rave about during their stay at the Kennebunkport Inn, the only hotel located in the heart of Kennebunkport. Perched at the top of the village center, the inn’s vista overlooks the downtown shops, restaurants, and galleries, making it an optimal choice for guests who prefer to walk to the most popular destinations in town. Design updates have respected the historic architecture while adding contemporary flair to its timeless appeal. Learn More
Five Gables Inn | Boothbay Harbor 207 Murray Hill Road, Boothbay Harbor, Maine | 207 Murray Hill Road, Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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
Breakwater Inn & Spa | Waterfront Inn and Spa 207-967-5333 | 127 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine
Located directly on the Kennebunk River with beach, ocean and sunset views. This chic historic inn offers modern spa rooms with river views, cottages hanging over the river and more. One of the most historic Kennebunkport hotels and inns with all the modern hotel comforts of today. Full service spa complex to indulge in exclusive signature spa treatments. Guests delight in innovative cuisine at Stripers Waterside Restaurant, taking pleasure in the freshest seafood, lobster and shellfish from the New England Maine Coast. Learn More
Seaside Inn | Kennebunk Beach 207-967-4461 | 80 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, Maine
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
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
Union Bluff Hotel | York Beach 207-363-1333 | 8 Beach Street, York Beach, Maine
The Union Bluff Hotel has been keeping a watchful eye over the shores of Short Sands Beach since 1868. Back then our guests arrived with their trunks packed for a month-long stay and men and women dressed in “bathing costumes”. Styles have changed but not the splendor or personal service that keeps generation after generation coming back to the Union Bluff Hotel. Learn More
Anchorage by the Sea | Ogunquit 207-646-9384 | 125 Shore Road, Ogunquit, Maine
The sea's spectacular beauty is our focal point. Located in the heart of Ogunquit, everything you could want in a complete vacation resort. Beautifully decorated rooms opening onto unforgettable views of the ocean are only the beginning. All rooms are smoke free & offer a small refrigerator. Indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, sauna, whirlpool and an ocean-front, poolside cafe and bar. Free high speed wireless Internet. Several rooms feature a fireplace! Learn More
Sewall House 646-316-5151 | 1027 Crystal Road, Island Falls , Maine
On the National Historic Registry Sewall House (1865) in Island Falls offering yoga & meditation retreats since 1997. Theodore Roosevelt was healed from asthma while climbing Katahdin, trekking with Maine guide William Sewall. Sewall’s great granddaughter, has taught yoga in NY City since 1985 and continues the legacy of hospitality and healing amongst the northern Maine woods and lakes. Three delicious vegetarian meals per day, private bedrooms, sauna, massage, jacuzzi, porch sitting, daily yoga & meditation are all offered. Relax, renew, all levels welcome, including beginners. 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
Juniper Hill Inn | Ogunquit 800-646-4544 | 336 Main Street, Ogunquit, Maine
Easy walk to beach and historic seaside resort village shops, galleries and restaurants. Heated indoor and two outdoor pools, Jacuzzis, fitness center, game room. Complimentary WiFi and computer use. Attractive, contemporary guest rooms offer On Demand and premium movie programming, refrigerator, coffee maker. Easy walk to village or board seasonal trolley in front of property. Seasonal Playhouse, spa, golf, and dining packages. Year round. Learn More
The Beach House | Kennebunk Beach Inn 207-967-3850 | 211 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk, Maine
Located on Middle Beach in Kennebunk, The Beach House Inn is a charming B & B styled Inn with all the amenities of a small hotel. Elevator access to all levels, with AC, TV in each room. Charming large lobby with stone fireplace and wraparound oceanfront porch. Breakfast room is perfect for enjoying a leisurely start to the day with a Full Continental Breakfast Buffet. Afternoon tea served daily, cheese and port in the evening. Open April to December. Learn More
Newagen Seaside Inn | Southport 207-633-5242 | 60 Newagen Colony Rd. , Southport, Maine
Whether you prefer the bed and breakfast feel, a hotel room or want a romantic island getaway in your own seaside cottage, our accommodations are everything you expect from a historical Maine coast inn – and much more. Newagen Seaside Inn is nestled on 20 acres of pristine oceanfront property, at the tip of Southport Island. Classic cottage-style guest rooms, suites and charming cottages feature views of the expansive lawns and rocky coastline. Restaurant and bar on property. Rate includes breakfast and access to the Inn’s amenities. 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
Ocean Point Inn & Resort | East Boothbay 207-633-4200 | 191 Shore Rd, East Boothbay, Maine
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
Pentagoet Inn & Wine Bar | Castine 207-326-8616 | 26 Main Street, Castine, Maine
Gracious hospitality, exceptional lodging, and a cozy pub and wine bar await you. This award winning Queen Anne Victorian inn overlooks the picture perfect village and harbor of Castine. Take one of the inn bikes to Dyce Head lighthouse, hike Witherle Woods or relax at the Backshore beach. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Maine coast with kayaking and sailing tours around the harbor and Penobscot Bay. Wine Bar open to the public for libations and small plates. Summer Jazz on the Porch, Tuesdays, July-September. 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
Kingsleigh Inn | Southwest Harbor 207-244-5302 | 373 Main St , Southwest Harbor, Maine
Kingsleigh Inn is a turn of the century, turreted Queen Anne Victorian that sits high on a hill, 100 yards from the water. The Inn, with its elegant yet casual atmosphere, is located in the center of town surrounded by Acadia National Park. Enjoy rooms with water views, private decks and pampering amenities. A three-course gourmet breakfast is served as are afternoon baked goods, early evening wine and hors d oeurves and all day tea and espresso. Come see why Conde Nast featured us as the place to stay on Mount Desert Island! Learn More
Blue Hill Inn | Blue Hill 207-374-2844 | 40 Union Street, Blue Hill, Maine
The Blue Hill Inn (c.1830), a place to relax, a place to vacation. Visit a quiet and scenic place on the coast. Sail, cruise or kayak past the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay or shop for antiques and visit galleries. Sample food and cooking from local farmer’s and fishermen or attend a chamber music concert. Then return to a bed and breakfast of distinction where hors d’oeuvres and wine are served by the fireplace and where our priority is individualized attention to guests. Learn More
Bear Mountain Inn | Waterford, Maine 207-583-4404 | 364 Waterford Road , Waterford, Maine
Spectacular four-season, lakefront bed and breakfast resort. The aroma of our signature breakfast awakens you each morning before heading out to experience our divine outdoor space. Fresh. Hip. Relaxing. Perfectly perched at the base of Maine’s White Mountains, in the lakes region of Waterford. Our modern farmhouse offers a four-season retreat. Modern services and amenities that today’s authentic traveler craves. In winter, we are right off the snowmobile trails plus snowshoe or cross country skiing on property with weekend Pub! Learn More
Trailing Yew | Monhegan Island 207-596-0440 | 8 Lobster Cove Road, Monhegan, Maine
Visit the unsurpassed beauty of Monhegan Island. Monhegan is a nature lover's paradise from the past and lodging at the Trailing Yew is rustic but relaxing. Daily rates include home cooked breakfast and dinner in the main house, taxes and gratuities. Guest houses are equipped with shared baths and a heated common room. Families are welcome. Open mid May to mid October. Learn More
The Oxford House Inn | Fryeburg 207-935-3442 | 548 Maine Street, Rt. 302 , Fryeburg, Maine
A country inn with spectacular mountain views, combining classic Mission style design with contemporary elegance. Highly acclaimed on-site restaurant and lively pub are run by Culinary Institute of America graduate Chef/Co-Owner. Accommodations combine antique charm with updated, modern amenities. King beds, private baths, TV/DVD and full country breakfast. Surrounded by lakes and mountains with activities, including hiking, biking, skiing, antiquing, outlet shopping, golf, fishing and many scenic drives. Open year-round. Learn More
The Brewster Inn | Dexter 207-924-3130 | 37 Zion’s Hill Road, Dexter, Maine
Romantic, peaceful, relaxing, Honeymoon Suite, big whirlpool, Wi-Fi, fireplaces, great breakfasts. The Brewster Inn is on National Register of Historic Places. Former Maine Governor and Senators family home. Close to Bangor Maine. Owen Brewster played by Alan Alda in Oscar winning movie “The Aviator” starring Leonardo DiCaprio (as Howard Hughes). Noted visitors here inc Presidents Truman and Taft, Louis Mayer (founder of MGM Films). In June 2008, featured on national TV on HGTV. Learn More
Kennebec Inn | Bath Bed and Breakfast 207-443-5324 | 696 High Street, Bath, Maine
Experience warm hospitality at the Kennebec Inn Bed and Breakfast, located in historic Bath, Maine. Resting on large park-like grounds with an in-ground pool, the Inn is a short walk from a wonderful downtown. Providing many premier amenities of a luxury hotel, while balanced with the personalized treatment and service that only intimate lodging accommodations can provide, the Kennebec Inn has been the B&B of choice by guests of Bath, Maine for over eight years. Learn More
Harbour Cottage Inn | Southwest Harbor 207-244-5738 | 9 Dirigo Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine
This historic Inn is an 1870's Victorian bed and breakfast, situated atop Dirigo Hill and overlooking the picturesque waters of Southwest Harbor. Located on Mt Desert Island near Bar Harbor and world-famous Acadia National Park. The Inn is within walking distance of wonderful restaurants, shopping, marinas, and lobster wharves. The Bowsprit Bar at the Harbour Cottage Inn also offers guests a relaxed evening on the beautiful deck and porch. Learn More
Chapman Inn | Bethel Inn B&B 207-824-2657 | 2 Church Street, Bethel, Maine
A charming and delightful inn with unbeatable location, in the heart of Bethel's historic district facing the town common. The Chapman Inn offers great rooms, a "world famous" full gourmet breakfast, and warm genuine hospitality, and all at sane rates. The inn is very family friendly, and indeed was named "Best Family Inn in New England" by the New England Travel Guide. Pets are also welcome. Learn More
5 Lakes Lodge | Millinocket 207-723-5045 | 46 Marina Drive, Millinocket, Maine
If you’re searching for the best that Maine has to offer, 5 Lakes Lodge is it. Located near Baxter State Park and surrounded by water on three sides, our new log lodge offers the finest rooms and views in the Katahdin Region. Let the cry of a loon and the sun shining on Mt. Katahdin wake you in the morning. Handmade cedar log furniture, Jacuzzi style tubs, fireplaces, rocking chairs by the windows...all of these things add to the warmth created by our all natural wood surroundings. Relaxation or recreation, it’s all here at 5 Lakes Lodge. Learn More

Unlike many large hotels or resorts, Maine Inns are more relaxed and less hurried. The quaint charm of Maine Inns match the warm hospitality that they offer. Similar to the personal services you would receive from a Maine Bed and Breakfast, you can expect attentive and warm service in Maine’s Inns. Don’t be surprised if the front desk even remembers your name. Many innkeepers personally attend to your needs as well as even offer tips on things to do and places to visit from a local perspective.

Many Maine Inns are historic buildings with generations of hospitality expertise. Often ship captain’s homes on the Maine coast are now gorgeous restorations of the historic homes boasting a timeless treasure as well as the experience of the bygone era.

As many inns offer a more private and tranquil setting, they are often an attractive site for a honeymoon or even a lovely, small intimate wedding ceremony. The innkeeper at Seaside Inn in Kennebunkport can even provide Civil Services as the Justice of Peace for a small beachside wedding.

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Maine inns range in size from just a few guest rooms to more than 30, but the hospitality tends to be warm and cordial.

During your search to find lodgings at an inn on your Maine vacation, you’ll discover a range of Maine inns in charming towns and Portland, to seaside inns with ocean views, famed dining and entertainment, spa services, homemade dining, uniquely decorated rooms, direct access to the beach and most commonly, the private and secluded feel you would expect in a state called Vacationland.

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