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Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Returned for what has become an annual visit. Great location, right on the water and in the middle of a very quaint town with lots of shops for browsing/shopping. Room was very comfortable. Only negative thing about room was missing screens on the windows in Room 413. Breakfast greatly improved since 2014. Servers were extremely friendly and efficient. Chef did...

2Thank wgs779
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We have stayed at the Tugboat many times over the years in different buildings. Great location with easy walk to town. To get a good view avoid first floor rooms. They now serve breakfast down the street at fishermans wharf hotel, short walk.. Tugboat inn restaurant has good food and nice window view on water.

1Thank harpak
Steep Falls, Maine
Reviewed 1 July 2015

It's a Wonderful Place to stay. They make you feel like your at Home. A wonderful Buffet Breakfast Held at their Sister Hotel. The Best View to Watch any Activities going on in the Water!!!! We've been staying here for over 25 Years. We've seen the Improvements they've made which are wonderful. The added things like a Frig & Microwave,...

1Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

The good - location, free hot breakfast The so so - rooms dated but clean, price higher than other hotels.Front desk when we arrived (9:55 pm) was a bit rude and told us we just made it very sarcastically. When I noticed they didn't give us theAAA rate she told me I would have to ask in the morning cause...

1Thank Mindy L
BSS59, General Manager at Tugboat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I am very sorry if the desk clerk did not give a good impression at check in - I am sure she did not mean to come across as rude. Also please accept our apologies for any mix up with your AAA discount. We usually...

Sanibel Island, Florida
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Older, water front hotel in Boothbay Harbor that is walking distance to town, offers free parking, and a generous complimentary breakfast. Clean, comfortable, and rustic. I loved the Kurig coffee maker in the room. But the view from this room was the crowning star.

1Thank SBI-13
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Reviewed 23 May 2015

This is a very nice place to stay. I researched the town quite a bit, including reviewing comments from this site, before selecting the TugBoat Inn. We stayed in room 124, second floor, out over the water. Outstanding views of the habor, and nice set of chairs right outside each room for guest to sit and enjoy the view. Room...

2Thank Don F
Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

I brought a group of photographers to Boothbay Harbor for a weekend workshop, and the Tugboat inn was the perfect home base for us. The location is beautiful. Right on the water and many rooms have balconies so you can fully enjoy the views. We actually didn't end up at the hotel restaurant, but it is within easy walking distance...

1Thank RKPhoto
Whitman, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We have been visiting Boothbay Harbor nearly every year for the past 25-30 years. With few exceptions, we have stayed at the Tugboat Inn, especially with it's incomparable view and ability to literally stay in a building on the water. Though it annoyed us that we couldn't select certain rooms we wanted, but would be on a list for that...

6Thank mrsfran
Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The Inn was located right on the waterfront and convenient to walk anywhere we wanted. The room was clean. It was a very fun, quirky place to stay and we ate at the restaurant a few times during our stay.

1Thank hce40
North Conway NH
Reviewed 5 May 2015

The wife and I were heart broken to see our favorite vacation spot destroyed by a staircase. For the last 5 years we have stayed at the Tug Boat because of the lovely view and the ability to sit on the deck and relax looking out at the Harbor during fishermens fest and windjammer days. We made reservations and paid...

3Thank DAVEG420

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: RM561 - RM1,037 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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