Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Damariscotta, Maine - Updated 2021

airbnb Damariscotta ME

Located in Lincoln County of Maine is a beautiful town known as Damariscotta. The town is a well-known tourist destination which is connected to another major town, Newcastle, through a bridge over Damariscotta river. For an interesting outing head over to the Hog Island which is in the near vicinity of the town. Being a part of Todd Wildlife Sanctuary, it is a perfect venue for bird watching especially the species like Osprey and Puffin. Also, if you are visiting Damariscotta for more than six days, then do take part in the residential ornithology program here which provides insights into environmental norms. For a truly unique sightseeing experience drop by at Whaleback Shell Midden which, in reality, is a dump full of oyster shells. This place is in the National Register of Historic Places which is another major tourist attraction of the town. With hiking trails and a lake nearby, you will definitely have a wonderful time here. Foodies should head over to the Schooner Landing which is a waterfront seafood restaurant and serves classic scallops. Interested in booking an accommodation here? Read on for the top ten Airbnb vacation rentals here.

1. Waterfront studio apartment (from USD 90)

This is an ideal apartment for a couple and has a stunning lake facing feature. It is a 200-year-old building situated near the downtown which was once a church office! In the near vicinity of this house, you will find a post office, bookstore, public transportation, and library. The bedroom is spacious and comfortable with a double bed. The most remarkable spot of this house is the yard which is connected to the lake. So drop by and relax on the beach chairs with your loved ones while enjoying the terrific natural scenery. Even the bedroom window opens towards the lake and provides a serene vibe. A nice little table, placed near the window, will allow you to sit and ponder while sipping on your favorite coffee.

"Ship Shape", a waterfront cozy studio apartment.
Damariscotta, Maine, United States
265 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
she met us with fresh clean blankets for our bed and fresh organic cream for our coffee
this little studio apartment is super-comfy and convenient with a gorgeous view ofthe river
even the ‘cozy’ description doesn’t quite fit the extremely tight quarters that is the studio
the apartment is very cute and has everything you need with a nice view of the water
we enjoyed walking to breakfast and the local coffee shop
the apartment was clean comfortable and quiet
clean as a whistle and everything i needed
the place is clean right in downtown damariscotta
grace’s damariscotta studio is clean functional and well equipped for cooking
grace's place was cute very clean and had everything we needed
thank you grace and staff
grace was a welcoming host
grace is a lovely host
grace was an awesome host
she was very helpful and charming
great location in a town worth visiting
perfect location right on the water central to everything
the location is perfect with all the stores and restaurants so close
what a fabulous location
walking distance of all local fun spots
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2. Barn loft apartment (from USD 240)

This lavish barn with a total of three bedrooms can easily accommodate six guests. The stunning outdoor garden is a great place to relax and unwind yourself. The hosts provide a beach umbrella and beach chairs to make your experience worthwhile. Downtown Damariscotta, art galleries, shops, and restaurants are all located in the near vicinity so make sure to explore these places. In fact, the hosts created this house especially with the artists in mind and thus you will definitely admire the interiors of the apartment. Even the open deck has plenty of seating area with a picnic table and an umbrella. The host himself is an artist and occasionally will have art students visit him and thus you might get a chance to view their artwork!

The Barn Loft Apartment
Damariscotta, Maine, United States
138 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the deck has nice views and make for a comfortable maine stay
great place to stay - huge amount of space with great views and a very nice kitchen
we made good use of the fully stocked kitchen
charming apartment with plenty of space updated kitchen and bathroom
there was a great kitchen washer/dryer and open concept living space that our 2
very clean spacious and comfortable
the room is clean and nice
beautiful spotless comfortable
everything is very clean and tastefully updated
beautiful house very clean and comfortable place
amy is a wonderful host
she is a wonderful and caring host
hosts are warm and welcoming
amy was a great host
exquisite outdoor amy is amazing host
great location easy to find
great location convenient to great restaurants
this is a great location for families
a gem in an amazing location
this is a perfect location to explore the midcoast from
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3. Peaceful and cozy waterfront cabin (from USD 95)

For a truly tranquil and relaxing experience along with tons of activities, book this cabin. Located close to the Boothbay Harbor, this cabin provides opportunities to indulge in hiking, seafood tasting, sailing, and kayaking. This rustic cabin has a private bedroom and a fully-equipped kitchenette along with the common area. The only minor downside is that there is no internet and even a wood stove is not available, however, the hosts have installed a portable electric heater to bring comfort on wintry nights. Apart from that, the cabin is located on the bay of Salt River and provides stunning views. Sit back and relax on the beach chair and enjoy the serene beauty of nature.

Peaceful & private waterfront cabin
Boothbay, Maine, United States
110 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy cabin with a beautiful view
the living room area has a tv and dvd player (and dvds) a comfortable couch and chair
very comfortable small cottage with the basic necessities
the kitchen is super sweet and so is the view
the amenities are just enough to keep one comfortable while remembering to appreciate the simple things
we found it to be clean and comfortable
quiet serene and extremely clean just as advertised
the cabin was very clean and and included all the necessities
i loved how clean it was and the small little touches left by the owners
the cabin was amazing very clean and even nicer than the photos
ian's responses were timely & info very helpful
the owner is helpful and generous i loved the kayak trip thanks
the hosts are very nice and the process was very easy
our hosts were available yet respectful of our desire for solitude
they were responsive and thoughtful
great location convenient to downtown
location was perfectly quiet & lovely close to many activities
this cabin is located in an unbelievably beautiful and quiet location
the location was beautiful and very convenient
a beautiful location for a very special experience
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4. Studio apartment near Damariscotta River (from USD 92)

This is an ideal apartment for a couple on a vacation in Damariscotta. The bedroom is decent with a double bed which is cozy yet comfortable. The outdoor area is terrific with ample beach chairs to relax under the sun. The nearby dock views are truly amazing and there are frequent boat visits here. The living room is bright with a sofa-bed for accommodating two more guests.

Cottrell House on Damariscotta River # 1
Damariscotta, Maine, United States
213 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sleep number bed is a nice touch as is a mini-split system for ac/heat
there is also a roku tv so you can log into your hulu/netflix/hbo accounts if you'd like
quiet space wonderful and varied art mattress firmness remote controls are cool new bathroom
sweet apartment in a lovely town
it is comfortable and charming with fun artwork and a relaxing bed
everything is clean and comfortable
place was clean and comfortable
very clean and tidy as expected
the bathroom was clean stocked with towels and soap/shampoo
homey comfortable clean and quiet
host was responsive and friendly
host was so nice and offered to let us use her boat lovely space
easy to communicate with host
lissette is a wonderful host
she was extremely responsive and very helpful
an excellent location in a beautiful town everything in walking distance
great location - easy to walk or bike around town
right downtown with a lovely walk to crissy's for breakfast
the location is perfect close to many restaurants and points of interest in beautiful midcoast maine
great location - very close to the restaurants and shops
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5. Artist's home in Maine (from USD 250)

If you are visiting Damariscotta with your family or a group of friends then this charming home should be your abode in the town. With serene and calm interiors along with breathtaking artwork hanging on the wall, this is a vacation paradise house for sure. The living room is filled with bright lights and serene ambiance along with a sofa and ample amount of sitting space. It has a total of three bedrooms with spacious and comfortable beds. The outdoor area is superb with a table and chairs to relax and unwind under the sun.

Maine Artist's Home
Damariscotta, Maine, United States
37 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
shampoo toilet paper linens towels and hair dryer were very helpful because we flew
don't know if the air conditioning works because the weather was so gorgeous we never needed it
the cottage has a beautiful living room inviting and cool even on hot days
great off street parking modern bathroom and powder room and great natural light for relaxing reading
the bathroom is fully stocked with good towels toiletries and a hair dryer
the house was clean charming and comfortable
jessica was a perfect host very accommodating and welcoming
jessica is an amazing host and has thought of everything
great host and was very quiet and peaceful place
jessica is a perfect host
jessica was helpful with suggestions for things to do and responded quickly to any questions we had
nice location for wandering into town and sightseeing
the location is fabulous for walking into town
enjoyed being able to walk to downtown for shopping and meals
great recommendation for a place togo for lobsters with our guests
we would definitely like to return to this location in the future
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6. Lavish house near the lake (from USD 300)

This is an ideal family vacation house located close to the Damariscotta Lake. With lavish interiors and spacious rooms, this house provides the necessary comfort and convenience. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed with ample amount of storage space in the wardrobes. There is a stunning piano if you wish to play some tunes and have a gala dinner with your family. A family of turkey resides in the garden area so maybe you can enjoy spending time with them too! The other two bedrooms are also spacious with single and double beds respectively. The deck area provides breathtaking lake views. How about having a campfire there and singing those tunes from the 60s and 70s era?

Home Overlooking Damariscotta River -free kayaking
Damariscotta, Maine, United States
32 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was very well appointed and the deck caught sun most of the day and evening
at night with the windows open and the fans on it was very comfortable
we loved the immense table and took full advantage of the canoes and kayaks
very spacious home warm clean awesome deck and views kids loved the sunroom and foosball table
stunning place very clean and orderly would stay there again in a heartbeat
the caretaker who lives downstairs is also lovely and helpful
the host was immediately responsive when we had questions and we were very happy with our stay
nishad responded instantly to all our questions and was an excellent host
we enjoyed our stay and thank the host for being in touch throughout our visit
he was very kind and helpful
the location is wonderful
this was a perfect location
it was in a great location close to damariscotta town but in a quiet area overlooking the river
very calm neighboorhood shoet drive to lovely town
the location of his home is great as well
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7. Quirky downtown accommodation (from USD 69)

This quirky downtown apartment provides a shared room which is ideal for a couple. It offers a private bathroom, a cozy bedroom, and a walk-in closet too. The living room has a relaxing sitting area to enjoys the surreal greenery outside. The bedroom is quite spacious with a queen-sized bed and a chair placed near the window. There are a few books stacked nearby in case you want to scroll through them.

Quirky Downtown Damariscotta Getaway
Damariscotta, Maine, United States
78 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a small fridge table top fan and electric kettle were also in the suite
great bed and outstanding closet space
with your own private bath plenty of closet space and a very comfortable bed
jennifer has a cheery friendly personality and the room is very comfortable
jennifer and stu's quirky damariscotta room was clean and inviting and private from the rest of the house
super clean bath with a great shower
the room was clean and large
spacious and private clean and quiet
jennifer's place is comfortable clean and spacious
the room was nicely cleaned carpet vacuumed and the bathroom was tidy
jenny & stu are wonderful hosts
jenny and stu were great hosts
jenny and stu were great hosts
jenny and stu are wonderful hosts
jenny and stu were wonderful hosts and we were very comfortable in their home
great place close to downtown waking distance to everything
location is a bit far from the city but there's a cute little downtown area
excellent place close to everything
walking distance from downtown that is so beautiful
a very cute place in a very charming village
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8. Antique cape in riverside village

This is a private room in a classic house with compelling interiors. The bedroom is spacious with a nice sofa placed near the window to enjoy outdoor views. The antique double bed along with footboard is comfortable and ideal for a couple. The kitchen is fully equipped with bright lights and a cozy dining table which can easily accommodate four people. The city center and hospital are both located in the near vicinity of this house. Complimentary light breakfast is also provided by the hosts.

Antique Cape in riverside village near hospital.
Damariscotta, Maine, United States
102 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedroom is a lovely room with both feminine and masculine influence
there is also a fan available for when the weather is warm
they communicated well and their room is a beautiful oasis of calm in a lovingly renovated home
we had a charming bedroom with private bath right off the kitchen
the space is perfect and private and so comfortable
clean and tastefully decorated
the room was very clean and charmingly furnishes
the space was very clean comfortable and cozy
their place is clean comfortable and charming
our room was clean and comfortable with warm colors on the walls
lovely home with warm and welcoming hosts
peter and lucy were wonderful hosts
peter and lucy were wonderful hosts
peter and lucy were wonderful hosts
very pretty home with two hosts who know how to show generous hospitality
beautiful location close to town
the location of this property is great
location was great - about a 5-10 minute walk from town
the location was perfect - a quick walk to downtown damariscotta
10 minute walk from a quaint town center with restaurants gift and book stores
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9. Private room in walkout basement

This is a private room in a semi-furnished walkout basement with stunning greenery and birdsong in the near vicinity. Open the bedroom window and enjoy the cool breeze from the nearby bay area. The outdoor lounge area is an ideal spot to spend an entire day! The beautiful green trees and nature around will definitely mesmerize you. Apart from that, the house has tons of board games and also a swing set and slide in the garden in case you wish to indulge in some fun activities.

Burrow by the Bay
18 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 5 Guests

10. Historic apartment in downtown Damariscotta

This is a beautiful and charming bedroom in an apartment located in downtown Damariscotta. Located in the near vicinity of this lovely apartment are shops, restaurants, and a stunning theatre. The fully-equipped kitchen allows for cooking of your own meals. The bedroom is spacious with a comfortable queen-sized double bed. The living room consists of a couch along with ample amount of sitting area and a TV so that you can enjoy your favorite TV shows. Truly this is an ideal apartment for a short stay in Damariscotta.

Historic Mary Howe Apartment Downtown Damariscotta
Damariscotta, Maine, United States
49 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Remarkable Damariscotta

As we have seen, Damariscotta provides a lot of options for choosing an accommodation. So book your own cozy room from the above mentioned Airbnb’s and enjoy your vacation here!

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