Hotels in Maine
The 19th-century proeprty has a wraparound porch, and 11 of the 24 rooms have views of Somes Sound (considered the United States' only fjord). If booked, try one of the cottages.
Located in the western Maine town of Bethel, this Broad Street Historic District inn offers opportunities to golf in the summer, watch the leaves change color in the autumn, and ski, dogsled, or snowmobile in the winter at the nearby Sunday River Ski Resort.
Hidden on an island just south of picturesque Wiscasset, away from Vacationland's tourist crowds, this relaxed Maine inn is a world unto itself—and that's a good thing.
Overlooking Frenchman Bay, this pair of inns—one a Tudor mansion, the other a yellow country house with a wide wraparound porch—breathes new life into the traditional New England B&B with a whimsical collection of abstract sculpture dotting the grounds.
After breezing through Maine on a leaf-peeping tour in 2003 , Dutch duo (and hospitality-industry veterans) Oscar Verest and Raymond Brunyanszki returned in 2007 to open what is arguably Maine’s first truly design-focused inn, on a hill overlooking Camden’s sail-dotted town harbor.
At the 20-room Captain Lord Mansion, a pale yellow 1812 folly with Federal-era antiques and stately fireplaces, sip iced tea in the shade of the chestnut trees.
Set on a rocky bluff between York Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean, the Stage Neck Inn is designed in an old New England style, with shake roofs, white-trimmed windows, and beachfront gardens.
Our Place is a grey, wood-paneled compound from Marnelle and Gordon Bubar that resides on the island of North Haven, a ferry ride away from Rockland on Maine’s central coast.
This 22-room, telephone-free escape on Maine’s central coast is open Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Gilmore Huston, a successful ship chandler from Bristol, built the white, Greek Revival plantation home in 1850.
The lodge offers prime views of tree-lined Moosehead Lake, with northern section of the Appalachian mountains in the background. In summer, there are opportunities to fly fish, canoe, or even go on a moose safari within minutes of the lodge.
This single-level, yellow and green inn operates from May through the first week of December on the eastern shore of the scenic Kennebunk River, a half-mile from the Atlantic Ocean in southeast Maine.
A restored seaside church, this nine-room inn on Wells Beach maintains a touch of the sublime. Chandeliers, stained-glass windows, and overstuffed furniture give the place the country-plush vibe of a classic B&B.
On one side: the perfect blue of Penobscot Bay, with its bobbing sailboats and island chains that streak across the horizon. On the other side: the sylvan swells of the Camden Hills.
Anchoring downtown Bar Harbor, West Street looks out over Frenchman Bay—in fact, the view from the rooftop pool might be the best waterfront vista in town.
One of Maine’s two entries in the Relais & Châteaux alliance of luxury hotels, Camden Harbour Inn has a hillside location with arresting views of the high-masted ships in Camden Harbor.