Bed and Breakfast Portland Maine

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.

Bed and Breakfast Portland Maine

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!

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.

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.

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

Located in the heart of Portland’s West End district, the Morrill Mansion Bed and Breakfast is just minutes from top-rated restaurants, galleries, museums, boutiques, shopping, and much more. We look forward to your visit.

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.

A gorgeous Italianate mansion in the historic West End district of downtown Portland, Maine. With 8 rooms filled with art and color, plenty of whimsy and sophistication. Our breakfasts mimic the color and whimsy of the inn.

Right in the heart of downtown Portland you’ll find a beautiful, 100+ year old inn, called The Inn at St John. We are located 1.14 miles from the Cumberland County Civic Center, and 1.7 miles to the Old Port where you will find shopping and a few of the restaurants Portland has to offer. Vacation in Maine during any season and enjoy a wide selection of events close to the inn.

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.

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The Elms (Since 1882) Bed & Breakfast located in Greater Portland Maine is a graceful historic home overlooking the Presumpscot River. We are just minutes away from many Portland, Maine attractions such as lighthouses, beaches, lakes, islands, the Old Port, Theater, art galleries , lobster dinners and much more.

This Scarborough, ME bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Maine. Enjoy a fantastic breakfast, and Queen bed, and Bathroom with walk-in shower. Our bnb in Scarborough provides Flat screen HD television and the High speed WiFi without sacrificing quality or service. Book your stay today!Click our link above to Book Direct for your next escape in Scarborough, Maine.

The Quaker Tavern Bed and Breakfast, located in Falmouth Maine, is a lovely oasis of peace and tranquility just outside of Portland Maine.

This Gorham, ME bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Maine. Enjoy a hot fully cooked breakfast, and mantel fireplace, and a newly-updated private bathroom. Our bnb in Gorham provides Air conditioning during the summer season and high speed wireless access. without sacrificing quality or service. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next romantic escape in Gorham, Maine.

The Atlantic Birches Inn Bed & Breakfast is an elegant, yet casual, romantic and historic Victorian B&B in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Located on a quiet tree-lined corner, quests can easily walk to shops, restaurants, the pier, amusement area and 7 miles of beautiful white sand beach ... all from this Southern Maine lodging.

Designed with the sunset in mind. Every room will give you spectacular views of the ocean.

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!

This Freeport bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Maine. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next getaway in Freeport, Maine."

Why stay in an ordinary hotel when you can experience exceptional family hospitality at the Captain Briggs House Bed & Breakfast? Our B&B is a lovingly restored 1853 shipbuilder's home, located on a peaceful side street in charming Freeport, Maine. We are just three blocks from L.L. Bean and within easy walking distance to Freeport’s many fine shops and restaurants. We offer 6 beautiful rooms with private baths, one of which can be expanded to a 2-bedroom, 2-bath suite.

You’re close to it all at White Cedar Inn in Freeport, ME. Take a relaxing walk to shopping and dining. It’s just a short, 5 minute stroll along brick-paved sidewalks to LL Bean, the Freeport outlets and great lobster restaurants. Decorated like your favorite Maine Cottage. Relax in one of seven individually and comfortably decorated guest rooms. The inn’s amenities are listed below the room photos. A yummy home-cooked breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing night’s rest on our locally made mattresses designed especially for us by Portland Mattress Makers. Gorgeous scenery awaits you around every corner in Maine. We have lots of ideas for places to go and things to do within an hour’s drive of Freeport, Maine. Beaches, the Casco Bay, museums, Wolfe Neck Woods hiking trails, birding spots and winter activities such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are a short car ride away. Spring, summer and fall are perfect seasons to bicycle to beaches and along scenic trails. Celebrating 29 years of providing comfortable lodging, scrumptious breakfasts and thought-provoking conversation to travelers in Maine. Isn’t it time for you to visit?

Freeport Maine welcomes you to the Freeport Clipper Inn Bed and Breakfast, a historic Sea Captain's vintage 1848 Cape home. After exploring Freeport and Mid-Coast Maine's historic towns and villages, come relax along the shores of Casco Bay, where you will be treated with warmth, hospitality, and a delicious gourmet breakfast.

Kendall Tavern Bed and Breakfast is a lovingly restored early 1800's farmhouse in the peaceful village of Freeport in Maine's mid-coast region. Our Inn offers 7 cozy guest rooms - all with private baths and air conditioning. The bed & breakfast is just a short walk to Freeport Village and LL Bean.

"This Freeport, Maine bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Maine. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next getaway in Freeport, Maine."

Enjoy a vacation of exploration, shopping, and relaxation during a getaway to Harpswell Inn. This historic landmark in Harpswell, Maine is the perfect location for large conferences, family gatherings, weddings, and romantic getaways. We offer a variety of accommodations - 8 charming rooms, 3 luxurious suites, and 4 private, romantic cottages. The inn is nearby Bowdoin College in Brunswick, shopping in Bath or Freeport, and the beaches of Popham and Reid State Park.

Quahog Bay Inn is located on the beautiful shores of Great Island, ME. Conveniently located 15 minutes from Brunswick and Bowdoin College as well as 30 minutes from Maine’s most popular shopping destination, Freeport, Maine. Enjoy your day on the bay in one of our kayaks, then dine on lobster fresh off our boats while enjoying breath-taking views from your private deck.

Explore Bed and Breakfasts in Portland Maine

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.

  • Natural Features

  • 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.

  • Things to do

  • 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.

  • Activities

  • 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.

    • Old Orchard Beach: Orchard Beach is home to seven miles of sandy beach. You might also want to take a stroll along the Old Orchard Beach Pier which was constructed in 1889. You’ll find restaurants and shops. Also, be sure to check out the local casino where you can try your hand at Lady Luck.
    • Fort Williams Park: Why not have a picnic on the 90 acres of parkland. There are paths, an arboretum to tour, a long expanse of rocky beach, a cliffside loop that affords wonderful views, and even a playground for the little ones. If you forgot to pack the basket for your lunch, then try out one of the park’s two food vendors.
    • Palace Playland: The thrill-seeker is sure to enjoy the Palace Playland amusement park. The beachfront attraction offers rides and an arcade.
    • Kennebunkport: If you want to explore a long stretch of the pristine sandy beach land then check out the Goose Rocks Beach or Arundel Beach. Another interesting attraction is the Seashore Trolley Museum which is home to a variety of streetcars. The Goat Island Lighthouse dates from 1833 and sits beside the tiny village of Cape Porpoise which is known for its lobster fishing.
    • The Wadsworth Longfellow House: A historic home. The residence has been completely refurbished into a charming museum in downtown Portland, Maine.
    • Danforth: Many like to focus on Danforth as a starting point for a wilderness adventure.
  • History

  • 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.

  • Food and Drink

  • 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.

Bed and Breakfast Portland Maine FAQ

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  • What type of amenities can I expect when booking a Portland Bed and Breakfast?

    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.

  • How can I get around Portland Maine?

    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.

  • Why Stay at a Bed and Breakfast in Portland ME?

    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.

  • What Are the Different Types of B&Bs in Portland Maine?

    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.