If you want to smell the fresh sea air while staying in a quaint town brimming with New England charm, then you’ll want to check out one of the many Portland Maine bed and breakfasts. Each b&b provides a unique experience that is sure to make your getaway memorable.
The perfect getaway in Portland, Maine, The Chadwick Bed & Breakfast provides thoughtful touches that invite a sense of pampering and romance in unsurpassed comfort and elegance. With endless events and activities offered in the Greater Portland area, you can keep active or spend time relaxing in the comfort of this classically appointed home-away-from-home. Do as little or as much as you’d like. The Chadwick Bed & Breakfast staff take great pride in providing tastefully appointed guest rooms—each with a private bathroom—beautifully landscaped grounds, and a five-star gourmet breakfast each and every morning. We can’t wait to have you experience it for yourself!
This restored 1869 grand Victorian Bed & Breakfast located in Portland Maine's prestigious, historic Western Promenade neighborhood is the epitome of comfortable elegance. Situated on a quiet, tree-lined street in a neighborhood of Victorian architecture, The Inn on Carleton is close to the center of downtown Portland. It's a short walk to the Portland Museum of Art, Maine Medical Center, the Performing Arts Center, historic Old Port, and the city's business district. “A standout B&B in a city full of B&Bs...Perfect choice for B&B lovers” Conde Nast Traveler - August 2019
Hotel critic and travel writer Dale Northrup and innkeeper Misael Valdes Garcia have converted this 1830 Federal-style brick row house into an urban inn in the heart of Portland’s West End Historic District. The Percy has been featured on NBC’s Today Show, named Best Bed & Breakfast in New England by Yankee Magazine, and seen in Vogue, Travel & Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Budget Travel, NY Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, and more. Guests reside steps from cultural venues, historic sites, coffee houses, and a dozen restaurants around Longfellow Square. Guests select from traditional guest rooms with private bath, junior suites with a fireplace, or a suite with adjoining study ideal for business work or to place an extra bed. All rooms feature private baths, climate control, refrigerators stocked with complimentary soft drinks, flat screen cable TV, and rates include breakfast and parking. Two rooms are situated on the ground floor for those minimizing steps. Buffet breakfast is served in the second floor breakfast room 8-10am. The inn's bricked courtyard and side garden is open for reading, leisure, or wine time or you may choose the rear deck for conversation and sun.
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This Portland, ME bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Maine. Enjoy a continental and full Cook-to-Order breakfast each morning and In-room breakfast dining service now available.Our bnb in Portland provides daily housekeeping and Guest lounge with fireplace without sacrificing quality or service. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next relaxing escape in Portland, Maine.
This Portland bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Maine. Enjoy a continental or cooked breakfast is free, as is on-street parking. There's also a living room with a fireplace, and a wraparound porch with seating areas.. Our bnb in Portland provides free wifi and plus TV. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next escape in Portland, Maine.
This Portland, ME bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Maine. Enjoy a Locally-sourced continental breakfast, and En-suite bathroom, and 24-hour, keyless entry to the premises and your room. Our bnb in Portland provides High-speed wireless internet access and Concierge services without sacrificing quality or service. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next escape in Portland, Maine.
Welcome to Brewster House Bed & Breakfast. Our Freeport, Maine bed and breakfast inn is the perfect spot for a trip to LL Bean, Freeport outlet shopping, your base from which to explore the Maine coast, or for a romantic getaway! At Brewster House, we’re about comfort in an atmosphere of simple elegance. Our beds and ironed linens will seduce you, and our fresh ground coffee and three-course gourmet breakfast will start your day with a happy, relaxed smile. Our inn was built in the late 19th century blossoming of Freeport, and the amazing quality of the built-in details and materials of this 5,000 square foot home reflects the wealth created in Maine in this period. Our 9’ ceilings, large private baths, Matouk linens, large fireplaced rooms, bay windows, cypress floors, mahogany mantelpiece, and Italian marble tiled hearth are yours to luxuriate in! We have parking for 11 cars, a porch to rock on with your glass of wine or Iced Tea, surrounded by beautiful landscaping and a large backyard garden for your function, or nap in one of our colorful Adirondack chairs. A Freeport, Maine Bed and Breakfast Convenient to All the Area Offers Freeport Village, LL Bean, restaurants and outlets are within a short three block walk, yet we are on the quiet side of the highway access. We are only a quarter of a mile from the Maine coast, and on the turn east of the Maine coast, with the glacially carved rocky, spruce covered peninsulas, beaches, rivers, islands, harbors, lighthouses, and lobster shacks that are so emblematic of “the real Maine.” Portland (and the airport) is only 15 minutes south. The Mahoosic and White Mountains are a scant 90 minutes west of Brewster House. We are minutes from Bowdoin and Bates Colleges, and less than an hour from Colby College. Maine has the longest contiguous coastline of any of the continental United States, so be sure to take advantage of letting us help you plan your itinerary, based on your interests. Choose Brewster House for the Finest Freeport, Maine Bed and Breakfast Experience Whether you’re planning that special trip to explore Maine, or simply in need of a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle for some rest and relaxation, come and let us indulge you at Brewster House! Save the hassle of the drive, and jump on the Amtrak Downeaster at North Station in Boston! Call us when you arrive, and we’ll pick you up at the Freeport Station!
Welcome to The Inn at English Meadows, a delightfully charming, modern bed and breakfast located in Kennebunk, Maine, just minutes from Kennebunkport. Our historic New England bed and breakfast offers comfortable, luxurious accommodations, making it the perfect choice for a weekend retreat, romantic getaway, or a rejuvenating seacoast vacation. English Meadows is graciously maintained with beautif ul gardens and a lovely brick patio for guests’ enjoyment. The luxury guestrooms and suites are finely appointed with ultimate care featuring Vera Wang hypoallergenic mattresses and FRETTE fine linens. Guests will also enjoy a wide variety of amenities including free wifi, plush robes and slippers, flat screen TVs and even vehicle charging stations . Each morning, indulge in a 3-course gourmet breakfast featuring a seasonal menu that keeps guests coming back throughout the year. The Inn at English Meadows’ superb location in Kennebunk’s lower village offers guests an array of seaside activities and attractions for year-round entertainment. Guests will enjoy a variety of maritime activities such as lighthouse tours, sailing, kayaking, windjammer cruising. Just a few minutes from several beautiful sandy beaches and the many boutique shops and restaurants of Dock Square, Kennebunkport, there are countless ways to enjoy the Kennebunks.
The Dragonfly Guest House has five guest rooms and one large guest suite. The guest rooms are uncluttered, light filled, and equipped with thoughtful amenities. We offer one dog-friendly room, with private entrance, for those traveling with their four-legged companion. Each guest room has its own private bath with shower, a queen or king bed, individually-controlled air conditioning, high definition flat panel TV and mini fridge. Plush bathrobes, Turkish Towels™, hairdryers, soap and shampoo are among the amenities provided in each room. Each room is tastefully furnished and no two rooms are alike. Free wireless internet is available throughout the house. Beach chairs & beach towels are available for your use. Our guests can enjoy breakfast served daily between 8AM - 10AM. Breakfast changes daily with one hot entree, homemade bread or muffins, fresh fruit, yogurt, bagel assortment, locally sourced jams, juices, cereals and our very own homemade gluten-free granola. An assortment of coffee & teas are available throughout the day. To make your day complete, fresh baked cookies are served each afternoon.
Named the #1 Hotel in Maine, the #5 Most Romantic Inn in the US and voted Best Water View by Yankee Magazine, the Topside Inn offers guests a true Maine vacation experience. The 19th-century sea captain's home and summer guesthouses are located on over four acres of private property with gardens and incredible harbor and ocean views from the highest point in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Enjoy the convenience of walking to restaurants, shops and galleries in our waterfront coastal village. Indulge in peaceful, comfortable rooms with modern amenities, and savor a delicious locally sourced full breakfast to start each daily adventure. Take a quick walk down hill into the center of town to enjoy a boat tour, art galleries and shops, and a great seaside meal. Or head out by car to the nearby botanical gardens, hiking trails, lighthouses, golf course, and scenic country and ocean view drives. Let us help you plan a perfectly classic coastal vacation. Three vacation homes are wonderful options for families groups and guests traveling with dogs. Full concierge services are available to help you plan your next coastal Maine vacation.
The Dockside is a special place on the Maine seacoast. It captures the essence of Maine with natural beauty, gracious hospitality and abundant array of sights, recreation and activities. This unique location on a private peninsula provides an unsurpassed panoramic view of York Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. Spacious grounds offer privacy, relaxation and classic Maine scenery. Accommodations are in the Maine House, a quintessential "New England Cottage" and modern multi-unit buildings at the waters edge. All rooms in the Maine House enjoy large porches overlooking York Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean, complete with wicker rocking chairs so you can take in the harbor activity. The rooms in the multi-unit buildings have private decks with water views each looking directly out the harbor channel to the ocean. We offer a delicious breakfast buffet each morning, which can be enjoyed on the front porch overlooking the water or during the winter by the cracking fire in the living room. The Dockside Restaurant serves dinner and lunch in a bi-level dining room that affords every seat a water view. Local seafood as well a wide variety of other favorites make the Dockside popular with locals and visitors alike. Many people will drive hundreds of extra miles searching for the experience that awaits them at the Dockside. The Dockside offers the quintessential Maine experience of a relaxing atmosphere filled with friendly people, fabulous seafood and beautiful scenery.
Newcastle Inn, located at the top of the Pemaquid Peninsula, has been welcoming guests for over 80 years. Located in the charming coastal village of Newcastle, just steps from Damariscotta, this historic inn is centrally located and an ideal "launching pad" for exploring this special part of MidCoast Maine. Whether you are looking for a "taste of the river" by eating delicious Damariscotta River Oysters, antiquing, visiting the many artist studios and galleries or taking in the breathtaking beauty of the area by walking/hiking at one of the many land preserves, this area has it all! The inn has 14 guest rooms, all named for a Maine lighthouses, which are all individually decorated and each has a private bathroom. For the occasional warm day, all guest rooms have a window air conditioner or one that that been installed through the wall. In the morning a delicious, made-from-scratch breakfast is served from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. If you need to leave early to catch a ferry, or plane, we can prepare a "breakfast to go" bag for you. Our coffee is a special blend created for Newcastle Inn and you won't find it anywhere else! During the warmer months, we also serve breakfast outside on the deck, overlooking the Damariscotta River. One of the things that sets Newcastle Inn apart is the abundance of welcoming common spaces on the first floor. Choose between a screened porch, cozy sitting room, the pub (beer and wine for sale), outside deck or the living room with a beautiful stenciled floor. Outside you will find beautiful gardens and chairs to sit in and relax while taking in the view of the Damariscotta River. During the day you can explore Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockland and Bath, all just a short 20 - 40 minute drive from the inn. Perhaps you want to catch the ferry over to Monhegan Island? In the evening, after a busy day exploring, you return to Newcastle Inn where you will find peace and tranquility as you plan for your next day's adventures.
Guests from around the world have been welcomed to the first bed & breakfast in Portsmouth, New Hampshire since 1978. The Martin Hill Inn is a traditional New England inn conveniently located just 10 minutes' walk from Market Square in the heart of downtown. We offer 6 rooms & suites, all with private baths - 2 in the Greek Revival Main House, and 4 in the Gable-entry New Englander Guest House. A delicious country breakfast made from fresh local ingredients is served each morning.
The Inn offers 10 individually decorated guestrooms. Lodging includes a homemade gourmet breakfast with items prepared to suit dietary restrictions including gluten-free (a slight additional charge per person per day applies for vegan). We are nationally recognized for our quality of innkeeping and provide the best in service, hospitality, and attention to detail. Guests can unwind with our complimentary afternoon tea and beverage service with Paula’s home baked treats. Relax in front of the inn’s wood-burning fireplaces, on our front porch, or in one of our Adirondack chairs. Take a dip in our seasonal heated outdoor pool or soak in our seasonal open air hot tub. The Buttonwood Inn is convenient to many fine restaurants. We’ll help you with your selection and reservations if desired. If you enjoy nature and the peaceful atmosphere of the mountains and forest, The Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise offers that and more, while being close to everything. We are situated on more than five secluded acres of field and forests, two miles from the village of North Conway. Our hiking trails on Bartlett Mountain are accessed out our back door where you can follow the myriad of intersecting trails for hours. Within five minutes, the peacefulness of the mountain trail will envelope you.
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Many are in the heart of downtown and others on the outskirts. Pick the location that best fits your sightseeing needs and use it as your home base as you embark on adventures. The old port city is considered a hub for anyone wanting to explore charming lighthouses, rocky coastal shorelines, or dine on fresh shellfish such as the iconic ‘lobstah’ of the area.
Securing a room at bed and breakfast Portland Maine style puts you in the hub of downtown Portland where you can explore the thriving arts district. You’ll be near Casco Bay where you can also ferry out to small islands for a day of adventure. Also, no trip to Portland, Maine is complete without a stop at the National Historic Landmark maritime signal tower known as the Portland Observatory.
Summers in Portland are lovely and mild. However, the winter months can become freezing and windy as the wind blows in off the ocean water. The weather remains partly cloudy year-round. Temperatures can vary greatly depending on the season with the averages between 16 degrees Fahrenheit to 78 degrees Fahrenheit. On rare occasions, the weather can dip below 1 degree Fahrenheit and may increase to over 87 degrees F.
The area around Portland, Maine is considered a wilderness paradise. The area’s natural landscape offers many outdoor activities. You can hike, explore old-growth forests, bike, or stroll down a lakeside path. Summer remains the peak season for an outdoor reaction but many also venture out when snowfalls across the region to ice skate, snowshoe, cross country ski, or participate in ice fishing derbies.
Acadia National Park is located only about three and a half hours from Portland. It is home to the area’s tallest mountain. Visitors flock to the region to hike, rock climb, boat, and bike. Bradbury Mountain State Park is popular in the autumn for tourists who want to see the area’s foliage change colors.
When staying at a bed and breakfast in Portland, Maine you will have plenty on your agenda for things to do. Explore the Portland Museum of Art which is the largest and oldest public art museum in the United States. When visiting downtown Portland, be sure to visit the Victoria Mansion to view truly stunning architecture.
If you feel like shopping, then head to Freeport which is well known for its many outlet shopping centers. Stop in one of the local eateries to grab a quick bite before you continue your shopping adventure.
If you want to escape to nature then head for the Scarborough Marsh which is a 3,100-acre estuary. You can kayak and canoe along the Dunstan River while catching sight of a wide array of waterfowl and other wildlife. If you’re a history buff then head out to the Portland Head Lighthouse to tour the oldest lighthouse in Maine.
On Peaks Island, you can ride the ferry out to kayak or ride bikes. Feel free to bring Fido to the pet-friendly island too. The local Fifth Maine Museum is home to a variety of Civil War exhibits and a favorite stopping point for island visitors.
Portland is the largest city in Maine, and it is brimming with things to do. A couple of the New England hot spots in the coastal hub for tourists is the thriving Arts District and the historic Old Port. You’ll find a wealth of things to do like museums, award-winning restaurants, shopping, and historical landmarks.
If you love history then you’re sure to fall in love with Portland, Maine. The town was settled in 1632. It would sustain many Indian raids and the entire town’s population was massacred in 1690 and during the War of Independence in 1786, the city was leveled by fire. Again, in 1866 fire erupted destroying all the buildings. However, despite such hardships, the town was continually rebuilt. Today, the area thrives and is considered a tourist hub for anyone seeking an authentic Maine experience.
One of the nice things about restaurants in Portland, Maine is that just about any restaurant is within walking distance of each other. As a New England city, you’ll want to take the opportunity to try out the fresh seafood such as crunch clams and fresh lobster. However, if you are craving something else then don’t despair because you’ll find a wide array of dining choices to fit every taste. Without a doubt, foodies are going to be in paradise with so much variety. Whether you pick to wine and dine or grab a quick bite from an eatery, you’re sure to find exactly what you seek.
Everyone has their own list of amenities that are important during a stay. If you plan on working or surfing the web in your downtime, then consider free wifi. The epicenter of any room is a comfortable bed, but do you need a queen or a king? Also, a private bathroom is a ‘must-have’ for many people. Private baths are often one of the most requested so make reservations well in advance if you absolutely require such amenities a B&B. A fire pit is a nice perk on a chilly night. If you plan on eating at your lodging location, then look for one with a dining room. Also, at the end of a long day of adventure, you’ll want to make sure that you can kick back and enjoy a flat-screen tv for a little rest and relaxation before embarking on your next day’s sightseeing agenda.
When visiting Portland, Maine you are going to have to decide if you will be strictly sightseeing the city or you will venture out into the countryside when making a choice on transportation. Many bed and breakfasts are situated within walking distance of attractions, especially if you stay at one in downtown Portland. Many of the B&Bs also provide free airport transfers. However, if you want to see attractions outside the city then you’ll want to rent an auto to get around. You might also want to consider packing a few bikes. Many people enjoy pedaling around the area and you can even take a bike on the ferry for island exploration.
When looking for a bed and breakfast in Portland, Maine, you’ll find a huge variety of choices. From the minute you check in to a comfy inn and you are greeted by the friendly innkeeper, you will immediately feel at home. The choices in B&Bs seem endless with Victorian gems, modern urban, and upscale boutiques. A large family who doesn’t want simple guest rooms might wish to consider one of the local vacation rentals. Take note of exactly what you are seeking in lodgings such as free wifi, a private bath, queen/king bed, or other amenities. Do you want to stay downtown or on the edge of the city? Also, consider the distance to various attractions.
If you want to stay in the heart of Portland, Maine then you’ll want to consider the iconic Blind Tiger which is centrally located in the heart of the city. You can easily walk to all attractions and then retreat to the B&B for a drink and a game of billiards in the evening. Another downtown beauty in the city’s historic district is the Inn on Carleton. If you are looking for something different than a classic Victorian interior design then check out The Chadwick Bed & Breakfast. It is a historic 1891 mansion that boasts modern decor. The Fleetwood House is minutes from downtown and a true class in charm. With so many choices, it’s hard to pick the best bed and breakfast in Portland Maine. If your ideal lodging choice is a Portland Maine hotel then the Inn at St John stands out. It is the oldest operational hotel in the area. Anyone planning to explore Casco Bay won’t want to pass up the opportunity to stay at one of the idyllic Portland Maine waterfront B&Bs. You might want to consider the Inn at Park Spring. It is located by the Casco Bay’s ferry terminal to the Maine Islands, the international ferry terminal, and the Old Port area with its cobbled streets, colorful shops, and many fine restaurants that are steps away from the Inn. If you are seeking modern accommodations by the water then check out the Portland Harbor Hotel. Modern and upscale are what the following bed and breakfast downtown Portland Maine properties provide. The Morrill Mansion Bed & Breakfast features refurbished townhomes that offer Italianate decor throughout. With modern amenities, you’ll have the opportunity to stay in opulent comfort. The West End Inn is another red brick beauty with the best of modern luxury. With so many choices, there is surely a bed and breakfast in Portland, ME that will satisfy every traveler's delight.