Boothbay Harbor, ME 

Topside Inn

60 McKown Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 US
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Rates: $179 to $409
Total Rooms: 23
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (2 reviews)


Circa 1865. Sitting on more than two acres on McKown Hill's highest point, this 19th-century sea captain's home and summer guesthouses are an oceanside escape. Overlook the scenic harbor from the inviting porch. Gather for conversation or a game by the fireplace in the living room. Guest bedrooms in the main house and guesthouses boast incredible views from the famous footbridge to the lighthouses, islands and beyond. Two rooms are pet-friendly. The Windward boasts covered porches and balconies. Start each day with a hearty breakfast of fruit, homemade granola, yogurt, baked goods, cereals and different entrees with side dishes. Walk to local shops, galleries and restaurants in the coastal village. This picturesque peninsula offers a variety of land activities in addition to the water sports and excursions available.Publicity and Awards: Yankee Magazine Editor's Choice award for BEST WATER VIEW 2015 Named TOP 10 B&B in the U.S 2016 Maine Magazine 48 hours in Boothbay Harbor TripAdvisor's reviews name the Topside Inn #1 hotel in Maine, #5 most romantic in US, #9 for best service in the US, Featured in New England Boating TV show on New England Sports Network (NESN) April 2016 Featured on New England Cable Network in 2015 Featured on WGME 13 Road Trippin program 2015.Location: Ocean Community and Waterfront Cottage on Linekin Bay.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $179 to $409
Payment types accepted include Visa, Master Card, Discover, Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, American Express and cash.
Rooms: This property has 23 total guest accommodations with private bath, 4 with fireplaces, 1 suite, 1 cottage and 4 guest houses.
The types of beds available include King and Queen.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two-night minimum weekends, can often accommodate one night stays over the phone
Cancellation: Notice is required 14 days or more before arrival to obtain a refund of deposit. With less notice we will refund deposit if we are able to sell the room to another party for the entire length of stay.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Snacks/Refreshments, Brunch, Picnic Lunches, Wine, Catering Service, Vegetarian Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Hors d'oeuvres, Catered Breakfast, Catered brunch, lunch, cocktail parties, lobster picnics and available by request.
Amenities In Room: Heating, Telephone, Cable TV, Kitchen, Television, Refrigerator, Hair Dryer, Wireless Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Air Conditioning, Bath Amenities and Fireplace.
Amenities On Site: Tesla charging station, Suitable for Events, Fax, Free parking on premise, 24 hour Guest Kitchen with coffee, tea, spring water, snacks and more.
Business Traveler Amenities: Daily Newspapers, FAX On-site, Flexible Check in/out Times, Hair Dryer, Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Television and Wireless Internet Access.


Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions, Meetings, Honeymoons, Weddings and Elopements.
Other Activities: Tennis, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Birdwatching, Bicycling, Wineries, Water Sports, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Breweries, Land Trust Nature Preserves, Farmers Markets, Schooner sails, Antique Car Museum, Railway Village and Aquarium.

Historic Interest

Built in 1865, our Inn was a prominent sea captains home. The current decor can be described as modern coastal cottage, very fitting for this beautiful property.

Romantic Interest

Named #5 Most Romantic Hotel in the US by TripAdvisor for 2019 & 2020. Our front lawn with its panoramic harbor and ocean views is the perfect setting for an engagement or elopement. Let us help you plan your special stay with champagne, roses, handmade chocolates and more. We are happy to pack you a gourmet picnic lunch to take to a nearby nature preserve or on a kayaking trip.