Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Guide to Old Orchard Beach Hotels, Motels, Cottages, and Condos

Old Orchard Beach is a classic beach town with a summer carnival atmosphere and accommodations for all tastes and budgets, including campgrounds, motels directly on the beach and hotels near the Old Orchard Beach Pier. Whether you’re pitching a tentrenting a cottage or staying at one of the area’s fine motels or inns, Old Orchard Beach offers an unmatched family vacation experience. Its a fun Maine destination with a beautiful 7-mile sand beach and historic Pier in the middle.

Vacationers have enjoyed lodging in Old Orchard Beach Maine for generations. A visit in the Spring or Fall offers fabulous golf with over 10 courses within 30 minutes of the beach, and lower lodging rates. Fishing on the open ocean and nearby Rivers is the stuff dreams are made of.

In summer, families and children love the rides and games at the last Beachfront Amusement Park in the Northeast, Palace Playland, near The Pier. Those staying in Old Orchard Beach, nicknamed OOB, can also visit nearby amusements and water parks in Saco or take a day trip to Portland.

And of course, there is always the famous Old Orchard Beach Pier as the centerpiece to this exciting destination hosting shops, eateries, concerts, fairs, fireworks every Thursday night, street performances and more. With the wide array of lodging options in Old Orchard Beach and activities, it’s impossible not to have a fun experience.

Sea Cliff House Motel | Old Orchard Beach 207-934-4874 | 2 Sea Cliff Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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
The SeaStar | Old Orchard Beach 207-934-7364 | One Kinney Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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
Red Squirrel Lodge | House Rental - Old Orchard Beach 207-934-7364 | 208 East Grand Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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
Executive Motel | Old Orchard Beach 207-934-4637 | 38 East Grand Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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
Bayley’s Camping Resort | Old Orchard Beach 207-883-6043 | 275 Pine Point Road, Scarborough, Maine
Southern Maine’s premier family camping resort and outdoor corporate outing facility. We offer 750+ sites, two beach shuttles, Seaside Square restaurant and pavilion with professional evening entertainment, 3 pools, 4 hot tubs, onsite kayaking, free WiFi and cable hookups, onsite fishing-no state license required. Onsite rental trailers are available. Learn More
Elmwood Motor Court | Old Orchard Beach 207-934-2611 | 183 Saco Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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

Nearby Towns

Nonantum Resort | Kennebunkport 207-967-4050 | 95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine
Family friendly waterfront resort in Kennebunkport, just 90 minutes from Boston, with 109 beautifully appointed guestrooms, a full family activities program, heated pool with bar and grill on the water’s edge. Lobster boat, sailing, and sport fishing tours leave daily from the resort’s marina. Perfectly located just a half mile from the shopping and restaurants and beach. Complimentary shuttle for hotel guests. On-site restaurants, including Latitudes and Heckmans, offer fresh Maine seafood, creative coastal cuisine, waterfront views, and live entertainment. Named “The Best Resort in Maine for Couples.” Come learn why guests rave about the staff and their genuine Maine hospitality. Learn More
Kennebunkport Captains Collection | Kennebunkport 207-967-3141 | 6 Pleasant Street, Kennebunkport, Maine
Located in the heart in Kennebunkport’s historic district, the Captains Collection is comprised of some of the most significant historic ship captain's homes in Kennebunkport. Previously known individually as Captain Lord Mansion, Captain Fairfield Inn, Captain Jefferds Inn, and Maine Stay Inn, under the new collection name, the inns are now managed as a resort-style single entity, embodying the nautical charm of the town with the design and amenities to satisfy the desires of today’s discerning traveler. From private cottages to spacious suites and cozy rooms, the collection offers something for everyone. Enjoy landscaped grounds, warm hospitality, and professional concierge services. Learn More
Percy Inn | Portland 207-871-7638 | 15 Pine Street, Portland, Maine
Featured on NBC's Today Show, this 1830 Federal-style brick rowhouse boasts distinctive rooms and historic suites, with amenity-rich accommodations. Rooms feature queen beds, private baths, refrigerators stocked with complimentary soft drinks, flat screen TVs, climate control, some with fireplace and extra living space. Named "Best Bed and Breakfast in New England" by Yankee Magazine. Rates include breakfast and parking. Recognized by the NY Times, Travel and Leisure, Vogue, Chicago Tribune, National Geographic Traveler. Learn More

About Old Orchard Beach Hotels and Motels

Old Orchard Beach is famed for its seven-mile sandy beach, rated the best beach in Maine. But there is so much more than just beautiful beach at Old Orchard: picture seaside amusement parks, great Maine seafood restaurants, golf, fishing and boating. Staying at an Old Orchard Beach hotel or motel is a great choice during your Maine vacation for sun, fun, relaxation and recreation.

Old Orchard Beach has more beachfront lodging than anywhere else in Maine. You will find motels and hotels steps from the sandy beach, close to the Pier – the centerpiece of Old Orchard Beach’s activity and amusements, along East and West Grand Ave that line the Beach, all conveniently located just 3 miles from I-195.

Old Orchard Beach hotels offer beachfront locations, welcoming lobbies, and oceanfront swimming pools and grounds for guests to enjoy. It’s so convenient to walk from your hotel room right to the beach, then walk into town for shopping, and savoring that Maine lobster roll, Pier Fries and Fried Dough which always tastes better in a coastal atmosphere.

There are a couple of chain hotels a few miles inland in Saco, but Old Orchard Beach hotels and motels are almost exclusively privately owned and operated by owners who have enjoyed this beach community for generations and pour that love into their establishment.

Motels in Old Orchard Beach are plentiful, and many are perfectly located on the beach or just a block away so you can hear, smell, even see the ocean. Sleeping to the sound of the waves gently surfing the sand as you sleep is one of the treasures of an Old Orchard Beach vacation. Staying in a motel is typically more affordable than lodging at other resort seaside towns further south along the east coast.

Motels offer convenient parking right by your room, many with swimming pools, playgrounds and barbeque picnic areas for guests to enjoy after a day at the beach. Motel amenities typically include cable TV, A/C, WiFi and more. Additionally, most Old Orchard Beach motels are an easy walk to the best dining spots, beach bars, shops, amusement rides and The Pier where fireworks launch every Thursday night in summer and bands and music play on most summer evenings.

Old Orchard Beach motels do get busy during the peak summer months of July and August, so plan your vacation in advance to get the best motel rooms with the beachfront location and ocean view. In the spring and fall, even June and September you will find Old Orchard Beach motels and hotels offer great low rates and seasonal specials that can make for a very affordable weekend or mid week getaway to Maine’s best beach.

Old Orchard Beach hotel and motel rooms vary in size, price and decor. Some offer suites, which provides one or two separate bedrooms, living, kitchen and dining areas with TVs and space to spread out, while others are a basic motel room with two beds and a bathroom at very affordable rates.

Sea Cliff House Motel provides guests with a kitchenette in certain suites, so you can prepare a few meals without having to go out.  Some motels and hotels even have separate cottage rooms for a more private getaway, perfect for a family or couple looking for romantic retreats by the seaside.

Old Orchard Beach hotels and motels typically include daily maid service and front desk staff that will provide you information on where to find area movie theaters, water parks, mini-golf or 18 hole Championship golf, and directions to Kittery and Freeport Outlets, Cabella’s, the Maine mall or L.L. Bean at your request.

More and more Old Orchard Beach hotels and motels provide pet friendly lodging, but be sure to check in advance about their pet friendly policies before you pack up and just go. Some properties only offer a select few pet accommodating rooms.

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