From lavish to charming, Portland has a wide range of bed and breakfast options to offer to both adventure seekers and weary travelers looking for a place to lay their heads for the night. This capital of Maine is well known for its gracious hosts who will not leave any stone unturned in ensuring that the expectations of their guests are exceeded. From intimate and homey to elegant and stylish, the bed and breakfast options in Maine’s capital are available in nearly all accounts, and irrespective of your desires, you are assured to find one that will meet all your needs. Of course, the options will be unique in their ways, but there are a few commonalities you will find in most of them. Things like breakfasts made using local ingredients, exquisite gardens in meticulously landscaped grounds and sprawling porches with lounges for the tired and lazy travelers will always be common. Every guest can expect a cheerful welcome from the hosts, and here is a look at the top bed and breakfasts in Portland, ME, for a comfortable stay.
Privacy and comfort are what best describes the Baxter room. It is one of the most private rooms in the facility, boasting of beautiful garden views from the balcony that’s large enough to sit two people. A private hall stands between the room and a private bathroom where you will find a traditional shower and a tub. In the bedroom, a large, elegant Ethan Allen queen-sized bed, as well as a mantled electric fireplace, awaits to give you a very comfy night. For your entertainment, a full LED smart HDTV with complimentary access to Amazon Prime Video, HuluPlus, and Netflix is available.
The Baxter Room - The Chadwick Bed & BreakfastPortland, Maine, United States
Top guest reviews
Host:the staff were amazingRead more reviewsit was definitely the nicest place we stayed during our trip
This a private bedroom with a private bath located just 3 km(1.9 mi) from the Old Port. It is in a luxurious home that exudes the true taste of Maine, and its location, access to beaches, lighthouses, and parks is nothing but a breeze – just a few miles away. Guests to this room do have access to a hot tub, a kitchen, a fire pit, and a deck, but you will have to let the host know if you will need anything extra.
Bright & airy near beach & Old PortSouth Portland, Maine, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room has good aircon and the bed is comfythe room is spacious with lots of natural light and the bed is super comfortablehot tub deck great roomwe were grateful for the a/c unit toothe bed was very comfortable and she even has a mini fridge and coffee maker in the roomeverything was super clean and freshwe found it really clean and comfortablejean’s place was spacious and fairly cleanthe room is nice and cleanour room was spacious clean and comfortable
Host:she is kind and accommodatingfriendly host and nice hot tubshe has lots of helpful info to make your stay the best it can bejean is a great hostjean is a thoughtful host who wants to see you enjoy the greater portland me area very muchRead more reviewsthe location is great and the room spaciousgreat location comfi room and extremely friendly hostessi highly recommend her place for location being only 15 minutes outside of down town portlandso much character- i loved it great locationgreat location and jean was very nice and accommodating
This bed and breakfast in Wild Rose Farm is one of the oldest farmhouses in Falmouth, having been constructed in 1806. The farmhouse has three elegant and well-maintained guest rooms designed to offer the guests a real home away from home feeling. There is a breakfast room where guests can enjoy their time as they dig into their freshly served morning meal. For relaxation, there is a library available to those who would like to do some reading, and there is also a party barn that can be used for relaxing, reading, playing games or watching something on the big flat-screen TV.
Wild Rose Farm B&B: Boothbay Queen SuiteFalmouth, Maine, United States
Top guest reviewsbased on her experience we'd recommend those beds for smaller children onlythe delicious breakfast and our conversations with valerie and heidi were special highlightsgorgeous serene comfortable and charmingvalerie's attention to detail made our stay exceptionally comfortablethe room was quaint and the bed extremely comfortable (a must)clean as a whistlelocation comfort cleanliness breakfast and communication with the hostsbedroom very quaint and cleanspace is clean and has everything you need for your stayclean rooms with modern amenities yet historic charm
Host:valerie was so kindvalerie is an amazing host very welcoming and friendlyvalerie & heidi were amazing hosts - so friendly and welcomingvalerie and her home are one of a kindvalerie was a wonderful host super friendly and accommodating and she's made her place a truly special retreatRead more reviewsvery good location; 10 min from downtownperfect location to be near downtown portlandgreat food and locationjust 5 miles from down town portland and close to other great towns like freeportthis is the place to stay great people in a great location
One of the accommodation options in Portland that screams bed and breakfast just by its appearance alone is Maine Artist Retreat. The home is of Victorian Mansard style and is cleverly located in one of South Portland’s historic districts, Pleasantdale. Here, you can book a private one-bedroom unit suitable for two guests. The room features an antique iron bed, a smart TV with Netflix, a mini-fridge, and free Wi-Fi. This lovely bed and breakfast is close to the Arts District and various shops and restaurants.
Maine Artist Retreat Room RenoirSouth Portland, Maine, United StatesSuperhost
Located just a kilometer (0.62 miles) from Victoria Mansion, West End Inn is one of the highly-rated bed and breakfasts in the area. All of the rooms here are air-conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, and free Wi-Fi access for guests’ convenience. There’s an on-site restaurant serving a wide range of breakfast, from full English or Irish to vegetarian and vegan options. For a more romantic option, surprise your partner and request your breakfast to be delivered in your room.
Inn on Carlton is just the place to be when you need one of the best bed and breakfasts in Portland, Maine. It will offer you more than a place to rest for the night. The inn is conveniently located 2.5 km (1.6 mi) and 1.6 km (0.99 mi) from the Portland Observatory and Merrill Auditorium respectively. Portland Jetport International Airport is only 6 km (3.7 mi) away, with the Portland Exhibition Building being just 1 km (0.6 mi) away from the inn.
Other than a sumptuous English/Irish breakfast, the accommodation package at Carlton Inn also features free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and toiletries. There is also a well-manicured garden for you to relax should you feel like stepping out for a minute.
Fleetwood House is a pet-friendly bed and breakfast known to provide free full breakfasts in tastefully decorated rooms with cable TV and a spacious seating area. Guests have an option for the private or shared bathrooms both of which have the necessary toiletries and a hairdryer. It is just an eight-minute drive from Portland International Jetport, Portland Transportation Center and Back Cove. The Longfellow House and the Portland Museum of Art are also in close proximity, being 3.2 km (1.99 mi) away.
Fleetwood House Bed and Breakfast
Address: 10 Fleetwood Street
Free WiFi Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Process in place to check health of guests Garden Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Free parking Internet services
With the Chadwick Bed and Breakfast, guests are assured of comfortable accommodation in air-conditioned rooms with access to well-maintained gardens. Also included in the package are flat-screen television in each room, and a private bathroom with a shower, hairdryer, and toiletries, all available for free. There is also a shared lounge area which guests can use for relaxation as they enjoy the complimentary Wi-Fi. On location, this Portland, Maine, bed and breakfast inn is only 3 km (1.7 mi) from Portland Observatory, and the Merrill Auditorium is 2.1 km (1.3 mi) away. Portland International Jetport is the nearest airport to the inn, 6 km (3.7 mi) away. Most couples tend to like this inn, giving it a rating of 9.5/10 for being ideal for a two-person trip.
The property is a lovely and comfortable one-bedroom house with a functional fireplace. The house has Wi-Fi, games, books, as well as a TV/DVD player with a nice selection of movies for the guest’s entertainment. The bedroom has a comfortable full-size bed that has a four-inch memory foam topper, blankets, and several pillows. The bathroom has a hot water server, hair dryer, rain umbrella, terry cloth slippers, and cotton bathrobes. As far as falling asleep and waking up goes, there is a white noise machine, and then there is also an LL beam alarm clock to help you wake up smoothly. If you desire to sleep in late, each window has a blackout shade to ensure you get the kind of sleep you deserve.
The Maine Farmhouse Getaway ***WINTER PRICES***Hollis Center, Maine, United States
Top guest reviewswe kept the windows open all night with the provided electric fan in one of themnice open space great space easy access to kitchenalso fresh eggs coffee and other great breakfast treats were available in the am- deliciousthe room is nicely furnished as advertised with an extremely comfortable bedour room was cozy and comfortable with a separate entrance for privacy and ease of accessthe room was very clean and cozythe place was clean quiet and i felt safei love the animals and super cleanthe room was clean well decorated and very comfythe space is spacious clean and comfortable
Host:she's a gracious hostmeg is a great hostmeg and mark were great hosts who really made their guests feel at homemeg is a great host she was willing to offer suggestions and was very accommodating to our schedulegreat hosts and easy to talk tooRead more reviewswe loved the location and serenity aroundthis was a perfect location to explore the arealocation is a great spot to explore portland and other towns nearbyhollis is a quiet and cute town but is also an easy 30 min drive into portlandgreat place to stay very welcoming and everything is within good distance even the beach (20 minutes)
Inn at Park Spring offers a comfortable night’s rest and a full American breakfast awaits you in the morning. The inn has well-maintained rooms, with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and a flat-screen television in each room. Some of the rooms have a kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge for guests who would desire the extra convenience. The property is situated in a very convenient location, given that it is only 1.1 km (0.7 mi) and 2 km (1.2 mi) from Merrill Auditorium and Portland Observatory respectively. If you fly, then the inn is 7 km (4.3 mi) from the Portland International Jetport.
This is one of the few bed and breakfasts you will find in Portland that dates back to the 1800s. It was the design work of the famous architect John Calvin Steven, and spending your night in this place will surely put you in touch with history. Though the room has been around for ages, it is still very clean and comfortable and hasn’t lost its historical and architectural charm. It comes with every amenity that you will need for a comfortable and relaxing stay, though not all of them may be private. They include access to a shared living room, dining room, pantry, free parking, a hot tub, and a billiard room with a pool table. Breakfast is served daily, and there is also housekeeping services, but not for extended stays. The other notable thing about the property is the picturesque river views with distant views of an old railroad from the verandah that creates a very beautiful canvas during sunsets.
8. Picturesque view straight down the riverWestbrook, Maine, United States
Top guest reviewstoben’s breakfast was outstanding we sipped coffee in rocking chairs on the screened in deck and watched the riverbreakfast was delicious (waffles and bacon ) and the cook was very friendlyit was an okay stay - we did love the room we were inour room was on the 3rd floor and it was very clean and tidygreat place; clean made us breakfast pool table scenic riverthe room is on the third floor and was kept very clean
Host:all the staff were approachable friendly helpful and knowledgeable and breakfast was deliciousscott was an excellent hostgreat hosts with lots of local tipstyler made a great breakfast and was very accommodating to dietary restrictionsthe booking process was really easy communication with the host was easy pleasant and clearRead more reviewsbeautiful location on a quiet streetbig rooms with good location from downtown portlandlovely place - cozy and cute outside of the hustle-bustle of portland with lovely breakfast in the morningthe elms was cozy and conveniently located close to town also easy access to the interstatethe elms was a great location close to local breweries and about 20 minutes from old port
Green Garden is only eight minutes from the Portland International Jetport, and this makes it very ideal for those coming in or going out of Portland by air. The property is also five minutes away from the train and the bus stations. The Old Port, where you will find plenty of malls and dining areas is about 10 minutes away, though the Maine Mall is located just next to the home. Guests to this place have access to the living room, well-manicured gardens and patio from where they can enjoy their breakfast. Every room also has a refrigerator and a microwave for those who would like to use them.
Garden Grace Ideal for Airport TravelersSouth Portland, Maine, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room is comfy the amenities are terrificand melissa made me feel comfortablei would definitely book a room with melissa againbreakfast included coffee fresh muffins and fruitmelissa whipped up complimentary breakfast every morningif cleanliness and charm count this is for youthe room was clean and accommodatingi loved the super clean creative spacemelissa's place was clean & comfortablethe room was clean quiet and very peaceful
Host:amazing host who goes above and beyondshe was very helpfulshe provided us with a friendly welcomewhat a lovely hostshe is a wonderful host who met cj (our son) at the door upon his arrivalRead more reviewsnice place to stay very close to the airportgreat place to stay right by the airportgreat location beautiful garden and the two little dogs were cute and friendlygreat location and close to fun things to do in mainethe location very convenient to the airport and it was easy getting out
Enjoy your stay in Portland, Maine
These are some of the bed and breakfasts in Portland that guests have given very high ratings for. A closer look at them confirms that, indeed, they are worth the praises with regards to the amenities, location, and experience with the hosts. Irrespective of which one you choose, we wish you a wonderful stay.
Frequently asked questions about bed and breakfasts in Portland, ME
1. Which best bed and breakfasts in Portland have a private balcony?
This private Baxter room and this Wild Rose Farm B&B in Falmouth are the bed and breakfasts in and near Portland that have a private balcony. Enjoy the view from your terrace while you enjoy a hot beverage right here!
2. Which best bed and breakfasts in Portland are pet-friendly?
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