Top 12 Bed And Breakfasts In Portland, ME - Updated 2021

bed and breakfasts in portland maine

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.

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1. Private room with an attached balcony (from USD 169)

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 & Breakfast
Portland, Maine, United States
9 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Room in hotel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the staff were amazing
it was definitely the nicest place we stayed during our trip
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2. Bright and airy accommodation near the beach (from USD 135)

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 Port
267 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room has good aircon and the bed is comfy
the room is spacious with lots of natural light and the bed is super comfortable
hot tub deck great room
we were grateful for the a/c unit too
the bed was very comfortable and she even has a mini fridge and coffee maker in the room
everything was super clean and fresh
we found it really clean and comfortable
jean’s place was spacious and fairly clean
the room is nice and clean
our room was spacious clean and comfortable
she is kind and accommodating
friendly host and nice hot tub
she has lots of helpful info to make your stay the best it can be
jean is a great host
jean is a thoughtful host who wants to see you enjoy the greater portland me area very much
the location is great and the room spacious
great location comfi room and extremely friendly hostess
i highly recommend her place for location being only 15 minutes outside of down town portland
so much character- i loved it great location
great location and jean was very nice and accommodating
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3. Breakfast at a farmhouse (from USD 99)

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 Suite
Falmouth, Maine, United States
66 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
based on her experience we'd recommend those beds for smaller children only
the delicious breakfast and our conversations with valerie and heidi were special highlights
gorgeous serene comfortable and charming
valerie's attention to detail made our stay exceptionally comfortable
the room was quaint and the bed extremely comfortable (a must)
clean as a whistle
location comfort cleanliness breakfast and communication with the hosts
bedroom very quaint and clean
space is clean and has everything you need for your stay
clean rooms with modern amenities yet historic charm
valerie was so kind
valerie is an amazing host very welcoming and friendly
valerie & heidi were amazing hosts - so friendly and welcoming
valerie and her home are one of a kind
valerie was a wonderful host super friendly and accommodating and she's made her place a truly special retreat
very good location; 10 min from downtown
perfect location to be near downtown portland
great food and location
just 5 miles from down town portland and close to other great towns like freeport
this is the place to stay great people in a great location
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4. Victorian Mansard home in a historic neighborhood (from USD 90)

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 Renoir
South Portland, Maine, United States
95 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning worked great high speed wifi was awesome
fortunately our room had a little ac in an otherwise very warm home (suprise heat wave )
the architecture is incredible and wonderful to enjoy over breakfast and coffee
the room is on the 2nd floor up a pretty hefty flight of stairs
the room was small but accommodated two people and our backpacks well
everything was very clean and charming
very clean b&b style room in an old victorian house
kimberly's place was clean cozy and adorable
the room was small but comfortable and everything was clean and well kept
a lovely place to stay very clean comfortable and charming
kimberly is a wonderful host
kimberly is an awesome host
wonderful space and wonderful host
she was a great host very personable and quick to respond
kimberly is friendly and fun the chat with
great location close to airport and commerce street
charming space in a great location minutes from the downtown area
there are close places walking distance like seadog brewery which is also great
close to the bike trail …a perfect spot to enjoy portland…
beautiful old home with charming bedrooms — close to downtown portland and a neat bike trail
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5. West End Inn (from USD 169)

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.

West End Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 146 Pine St.
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking Internet services

6. Fleetwood House Bed and Breakfast (from USD 189)

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

Wifi Available

Address: 10 Fleetwood Street
Accommodates: 2

Pets allowed Garden Non-smoking rooms Internet services Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout

7. The Chadwick Bed and Breakfast (from USD 199)

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 Chadwick Bed and Breakfast

Wifi Available

Address: 140 Chadwick St
Accommodates: 2

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Golf course (within 3 km) Newspapers Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre Free parking

8. Inn at Park Spring (from USD 165)

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.

9. A historic accommodation designed by John Calvin Steven

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 river
Westbrook, Maine, United States
19 reviews
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
toben’s breakfast was outstanding we sipped coffee in rocking chairs on the screened in deck and watched the river
breakfast was delicious (waffles and bacon ) and the cook was very friendly
it was an okay stay - we did love the room we were in
our room was on the 3rd floor and it was very clean and tidy
great place; clean made us breakfast pool table scenic river
the room is on the third floor and was kept very clean
all the staff were approachable friendly helpful and knowledgeable and breakfast was delicious
scott was an excellent host
great hosts with lots of local tips
tyler made a great breakfast and was very accommodating to dietary restrictions
the booking process was really easy communication with the host was easy pleasant and clear
beautiful location on a quiet street
big rooms with good location from downtown portland
lovely place - cozy and cute outside of the hustle-bustle of portland with lovely breakfast in the morning
the elms was cozy and conveniently located close to town also easy access to the interstate
the elms was a great location close to local breweries and about 20 minutes from old port
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10. A stay close to the airport

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 Travelers
South Portland, Maine, United States
84 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is comfy the amenities are terrific
and melissa made me feel comfortable
i would definitely book a room with melissa again
breakfast included coffee fresh muffins and fruit
melissa whipped up complimentary breakfast every morning
if cleanliness and charm count this is for you
the room was clean and accommodating
i loved the super clean creative space
melissa's place was clean & comfortable
the room was clean quiet and very peaceful
amazing host who goes above and beyond
she was very helpful
she provided us with a friendly welcome
what a lovely host
she is a wonderful host who met cj (our son) at the door upon his arrival
nice place to stay very close to the airport
great place to stay right by the airport
great location beautiful garden and the two little dogs were cute and friendly
great location and close to fun things to do in maine
the location very convenient to the airport and it was easy getting out
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11. A splendid country getaway

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
283 reviews
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we kept the windows open all night with the provided electric fan in one of them
nice open space great space easy access to kitchen
also fresh eggs coffee and other great breakfast treats were available in the am- delicious
the room is nicely furnished as advertised with an extremely comfortable bed
our room was cozy and comfortable with a separate entrance for privacy and ease of access
the room was very clean and cozy
the place was clean quiet and i felt safe
i love the animals and super clean
the room was clean well decorated and very comfy
the space is spacious clean and comfortable
she's a gracious host
meg is a great host
meg and mark were great hosts who really made their guests feel at home
meg is a great host she was willing to offer suggestions and was very accommodating to our schedule
great hosts and easy to talk too
we loved the location and serenity around
this was a perfect location to explore the area
location is a great spot to explore portland and other towns nearby
hollis is a quiet and cute town but is also an easy 30 min drive into portland
great place to stay very welcoming and everything is within good distance even the beach (20 minutes)
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12. Inn on Carlton (from USD 120)

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.

The Inn on Carleton

Address: 46 Carleton St

Free parking On-site parking Cashless payment available Process in place to check health of guests Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Non-smoking rooms Contactless check-in/check-out Free WiFi

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?

Can’t bear to leave your furry friends behind? These are the bed and breakfasts in and near Portland, ME, that are pet-friendly: Wild Rose Farm B&B in Falmouth and Fleetwood House Bed and Breakfast.

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