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Higgins Beach Inn

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stayed here during a vacation in Maine. We were making our way up the coast and staying in different places along the way. We were told that Higgins Beach Inn was top notch and we should definitely give it a try. Well, I do not think we will stay here again. For over $200 a night, I expected a...

3Thank Luke H
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Positive 1) The Place is nice, very New England style. A lot of wood and carpets. 2) clean 3) restaurant and food in general is good 4) people are nice Negative 1) No Air Conditioning in the rooms 2) make sure they give you a room with private bathroom otherwise you have to share it 3) the rooms facing the...

4Thank John J
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a charming older hotel which has been updated over the years yet retains a lot of it's original style and is fitted with the older style of furnishings consistent with the era in which it was built. The carpeting and wallpaper are older, many of the rooms only have shared baths.The rooms are small but comfortable; I had...

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were in the area visiting friends along with three other couples and we all choose to stay here. It was a very good experience for all of us. There was live music on the patio bar at 5:00 and later we all went in the Inn to eat. The staff were all very pleasant and the food good. I...

Thank William T
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The lobster stuffed haddock is always so good. I think I had it three times during our stay. Service was a bit slow, being the beginning of the season. That would be my only complaint. Breakfast is always solid too! It's probably best to make reservations on weekend evenings, especially in high season.

Thank Julesausten
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This place is easy to reach just two blocks from a beautiful beach and the restaurant is wonderful. They feature a piano bar. An out side deck for additional dining. I like air conditioning so I usually pick the inside tables. The food is cooked to order and its always terrific. Most of the people at the bar in the...

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We lodged at the Higgins Beach Inn for 3 nights to attend a wedding celebration of a friend. Our room on the top floor (my wife commented "I've seen prison cells better appointed") overlooked the rear parking lot, which wasn't too disturbing, but upon opening up the curtains we noticed the postage-sized bedroom window was very close to one of...

5Thank M G
Dighton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Looking for a weekend getaway to the Portland area, we decided on the Higgins Beach Inn. Let me start we got there about 10 pm on a Friday night we were handed our room key and sent on our way, we got to our room 3rd floor and realized we did not get the pass word for the wifi. I...

5Thank Brian B
Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The very small room was immaculate and cheery but SMALL! No TV and sink in the bedroom. Staff very good. We did not have anything from restaurant. We had rented a house across the street 40 years ago and were on a nostalgic visit. Were not disappointed.

Thank Mary D
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We stayed one night in August here during our 8 day trip in Maine. We are regulars to Maine and used to live there so I am familiar with Higgins. I honestly forgot there was even an Inn here! However, we are sure glad we remembered and tried it out! This is not like the Inn By the Sea of...

1Thank Justin B

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just a stone's throw from the Atlantic Ocean, Higgins Beach Inn is a classic Maine beachfront Inn. Completely renovated in 2017 to refresh guest rooms, common spaces, and the on-site dining experience, Higgins Beach Inn is the perfect place for a couples retreat, family vacation, or an ocean activities getaway. Located about 15 minutes away from excellent dining, shopping, and nightlife in Portland, Higgins Beach Inn is perfectly situated for any traveler seeking to explore Southern Maine in summertime. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Higgins Beach Inn

Address: 34 Ocean Ave, Scarborough, ME 04074-9424
Region: United States > Maine > Scarborough
Price Range: RM805 - RM1,443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Higgins Beach Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Higgins Beach Hotel Scarborough
Higgins Beach Maine
Higgins Beach Inn Maine/Scarborough
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“If you need a room with a private bath there may be limited ones available.”
BarbaraL780, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higgins is a small community so at night the traffic is non existant.”
paulsU7630LD, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Drive past - do NOT stop”
mgB4345GL, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 20, unless you like kitchen exhaust fans, bring a power strip and your own liquor if so inclined”
395BrianB395, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 15 is at end of all with an ocean view!”
681justinb, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
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