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Guilford Maine, United States
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52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed and went to Gardens aglow. I am giving it 4 stars because of location and view. Beautiful right on the bay and you can get to everything on foot. Prices are better off season. The restaurant was closed for the season so breakfast was yogurt and muffins, they didn't have any tea out and had to request it.... More 

Thank Shelly G
Kennebunk, Maine
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tugboat inn was clean, fairly inexpensive, located right over the water, non-smoking and most importantly close to everything! They had the restaurant decorated for the Christmas Holiday season. We were checked in easily and just had to leave the keys in the room when we left. We could walk to everything in Boothbay Harbor. Very convenient.

Thank sun52
Lebanon, Maine
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boothbay is a quaint little town. Tugboat Inn is located perfectly to walk around the town to dining and shopping. No need to drive anywhere. I wish we had known when we booked the room, their restaurant was closed for the season but we found other options. Gardens Aglow at the Boothbay Botanical gardens was beautiful and we took a... More 

1 Thank bwozmak
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69 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all let me say that the view from our room was amazing, especially with the town lit up and decorated for the holiday's. The room was clean and the king bed on a par with the most comfortable (compare to Hyatt and Marriott) that we have ever experienced. Linen's were first quality. We were close to everything open... More 

Thank Campah
Ellsworth, Maine
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63 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Boothbay for the Christmas lights and stayed the night. The Tugboat Inn was on the water and close to everything in town. The bed was very comfortable and the view is amazing. The outdoor hot tub was great and looked over the marina and harbor.

Thank icyparrott
Washington DC
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221 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boothbay is beautiful and you should stay at least one, if not two nights. There are lots of choices for simple motels. if you need a Ritz or Four Seasons, please look on Tripadvisor and you’ll probably figure out the one place that’s truly upscale. So why the Tugboat Inn? The Tugboat Inn is not a mom and pop operation... More 

Thank bumper1965
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are just driving the coast in mid-November with a rough plan and no booked hotels. Stopped here for evening and loved it. Rooms were quaint (Tammy gave us a choice of three rooms - let us go visit each with key - and we choose the "Crows Nest"). Views are beautiful. We used the little hot tub (bringing a... More 

Thank JayGott
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128 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were in short supply when we made this reservation, so we "splurged" on a king room at the Tugboat Inn, based on reviews about its charming waterfront location. Our room reminded me of a spring break motel--clean, but with outdated bedspreads and old furniture. We were on the 3rd floor of the Main Inn, and the "private patio with... More 

Thank Orlandoroadtrip
Northville, New York
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed at this hotel many times. always the best place on the ocean. food is good at their restaurant and people at the bar are very cordial. town is easy to walk around, lots of shops. many places to buy clothes and t shirts. very inexpensive.

Thank maxie1031
Sandpoint, Idaho
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We wandered into this hotel looking for a place to stay. They showed us a room right over the water, so we decided to take it for the night even though it was more expensive than we we wanted. It was a nice room, and the view was good, but I wouldn't stay there again, because the novelty of sleeping... More 

Thank Kam M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downtown waterfront location directly on the harbor. Modern comfortable guestrooms with balconies, air conditioning, cable tv with free movie channel, telephone with voice mail, hair dryer, Keurig coffee maker, refrigerator and personal amenities. Rates include continental breakfast, free parking and free local phone calls. Complimentary computer with DSL in hotel lobby. Complimentary wi-fi in most locations. Full service restaurant, seasonal cocktail lounge with patio deck, and marina with slip and mooring rentals all on site. Waterfront hot tub available for guests. Music at the piano bar in season. Special vacation packages available. Open mid April to late October. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tugboat Inn

Address: 80 Commercial St, PO Box 267, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1770
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: RM560 - RM1,036 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tugboat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Tugboat Hotel Boothbay Harbor
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
#5 Family Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
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“Great harbor views from 127 or 126 tugboat.”
 of 5 bubbles Campah, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Chose a room in the wing over the water with numbers starting with 101 or 201”
  • Flat Screen
  • small but clean
  • Fridge and coffee maker
  • Double Room
  • Well stocked
 of 5 bubbles bumper1965, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the best rooms are extra, but worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles maxie1031, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room over the water! Get the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 650kamm, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the pier.”
 of 5 bubbles rhc742, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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