Imagine waking with the blissful feeling that your room resembles a Maine cottage overlooking a picturesque bay.

Scenic and Serene East Boothbay is a 200 year old village just 5 minutes from Boothbay Harbor, Maine, though you will feel light years away.

Here we enjoy peaceful mornings on the inns porch, no traffic passing by, and a view of the lobster boats bobbing in the harbor. Yet a short five minute drive puts you in the middle of Boothbay Harbor with windjammers, trips to Monhegan Island, kayaking, hiking, whale watching, lobster eating, galleries and shopping.

16 Unique, Delightful Rooms - All with whimsical touches, lovingly maintained.

  • 15 of the 16 rooms have spectacular views of Linekin Bay
  • 5 rooms with a working fireplace
  • In-suite private baths in all rooms
  • Complimentary WiFi in every room
  • Queen or King size bed
  • In room phone with complimentary local calls, hair dryer in every bath

  • Access to swimming off the dock

  • Beach towels and chairs 

  • Afternoon tea & sweets

  • Sublime buffet breakfast

Broad veranda overlooking the bay with hammock & comfy chairs

Use of the inn's fridge, ice, setups

Gracious & knowledgeable concierge service

A unique lodging experience

It's All About the Food!

Breakfast along the Maine coast is meant to be savored, not rushed. What better way to start the day than with a hot cup of our local favorite, "Wicked Joe" coffee while watching the lobster boats head out for the day as the sun rises over the Linekin Bay? Indulge yourself in our fit-for-a-king breakfast every morning. We buy from our local farm stands and pick herbs from our own kitchen garden.  Here are a few examples of what you may see on our buffet:

Smoked Salmon, Dill & Goat Cheese Quiche

Triple Ginger Scones

Fresh Berry & Mascarpone Parfait

Creme Brulee French Toast

Our Homemade Bread, Muesli and Granola  

Plenty of fresh fruit from the local farm stand

A Lovely Tea
is served each afternoon with china, silver, and fresh baked homemade treats. Relax on the porch and take in the vista of the sparkling bay, or get cozy in the Common Room with a book from the inn's library.

The Boothbay Harbor Region is a Place Where Memories are Made.....

A visit to this region can be whatever you want it to be: a peaceful time to refresh your soul, an active time boating, fishing, hiking, playing golf and tennis, or a family adventure. For more information and to help plan your trip click on our electronic Boothbay Harbor Region Guide and start exploring all our region has to offer.

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"Quite frankly, this place is perfect."

An Explorers Guide, Maine

"..... even your Martha's Vineyard breakfast fantasy pales by comparison."

The Porsche Magazine

"Highly Recommended."



Contact Information:

P.O. Box 335
107 Murray Hill Road
East Boothbay, Maine 04544

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