York Harbor Inn

Coastal Route 1A, P.O. Box 573, York Harbor, Maine, 03911, United States

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  • simple perfection


    The facility has several buildings on the grounds and my room was located in the building down the street about a quarter mile; this is where the pet friendly rooms are (1730 Harbor Crest Inn). This building is ‘bed and breakfast’ style and set back off the street on a small hill. All the common rooms on the first floor are absolutely beautiful; wonderfully decorated, warm and inviting, a large fireplace in the main salon, and a three season porch wrapping around the side and front of the house. This building only houses 6 rooms for sleeping; two on the third floor, three on the second floor and one on the first floor. The room in which I stayed was located on the third floor and luckily was slightly larger than those of the second floor (keep in mind those rooms are much larger than a typical hotel room to begin with). The third floor room runs from the front to the back of the house (and the other room is across the hall so no walls connect), a small fire place, and a very roomy Jacuzzi/tub in the bathroom. The bedroom and bathroom were both surprising immaculate for a pet friendly B&B. The bed itself is a huge king size sleigh bed with more than enough room to navigate around it and accommodates a desk in the alcove, two nightstands, an amour for the tv and a settee – just absolutely lovely, I couldn’t say enough wonderful things about the sleeping accommodations, the building, or the grounds. The kitchen offers a continental breakfast in the am included in the rate. If you cross the street and head down the first side street, there is common access to the ‘river’ area with a long trail running alongside for jogging or walking your dog.
    The main building is just as beautiful; very classic New England hotel. The dining room has a quaint bar and a large fireplace with cushy couches for waiting if you didn’t make a reservation. Some of the tables (such as the one we had dinner at) are located on the porch-style area that was very warm and windows throughout the front of the building overlooking the park as well as the ocean. While we were having dinner it was snowing, so to look through the window at the snow falling while having a decadent meal of steam lobster was simply perfect. The menu is very extensive and everything we tasted was done to perfection. There is also a pub located in the downstairs area which is a must to see; not only is the food fabulous, the décor of teak and mahogany keep the area cozy but not too masculine - at the very least, a drink at the bar is strongly suggested.
    Even if I didn’t have a pet, I would definitely book a room at this facility down the street, only because the setting is quieter and the rooms are larger. All-in-all, the pet friendly building it is like staying at a friend’s house who has gone away for the weekend and has wonderful decorating taste.

  • The best Maine has to offer!


    My husband and I enjoy York Harbor Inn and Maine so much, we've stayed there seven times... in the past 4 years. From the great restaurants on property and beautiful accomodations to the kind staff, we've found every visit to be more pleasurable than the last. If it's your first trip to the seacoast area, don't hesitate to ask the staff for recommendations. They're more than happy to help and have never disappointed with their recommendations. Addtionally, the Innkeepers, which vary from building to building, are very hospitable and helpful with directions and suggestions. We've found York Harbor Inn's waterfront setting the ideal spot to access to the south downtown Portsmouth, NH and Kittery outlets and to the north, Ogunquit and Portland. The next time you're in the seacoast area, I recommend looking in to the accomodations and cuisine at York Harbor Inn.

    Unique Quality: The seaside setting is one of only a couple in the area. The heated floors in the bathrooms are a nice touch in the cooler months.

    Directions: Route 1A in York Harbor

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cruise the shorelines. As...

by kahiwa

cruise the shorelines. As part of a road trip through New England, a friend and I just visited Kittery on the south tip of Maine. Stayed one night at the York Harbor Inn (very quaint!), drove the shoreline for a few miles, visited the outlet stores. We were driving along the Maine coastline after driving all day through VT and NH. It was getting dark, so we began looking for a not-too-shabby place to stay. We discovered the York Harbor Inn, which is a very pretty inn tucked along the coastal road. It's a small inn (33 rooms), with a dining room, basement bar, living room with fireplace and overstuffed red leather couches. The decor was great, with wallpapered walls, stenciled trellises and topiary in the room, very small bathroom, and just a very warm fuzzy, home-like atmosphere. Breakfast was great. I would recommend the Inn to anyone. (Stair climbing with suitcases is a must, but the room was worth it.) Ask about off-season rates, since the standard rate was about $150 per night, but we paid about half that rate since they weren't full.

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Maine coastal town for overnight stay?

by karenincalifornia

My husband and two kids (teenagers) will be in Maine in July. One leg of our trip is driving from Blue Hill to Boston, but we need to break up that segment into two days (leaving late from Blue Hill and hotel not available in Boston until next day). What is a good coastal town to stop in overnight - somewhere between Camden and Boston? We don't want anything too touristy, but would like beauty, good food, history and charm.


RE: Maine coastal town for overnight stay?

by tracys2cents

Boothbay Harbor, Kennebunkport, Cape Elizabeth and York Harbor are some of my favorite places. York Harbor Inn is very nice. All the coast is pretty "touristy" in July however.

RE: Maine coastal town for overnight stay?

by Sunshine64

I don't have a town recommendation for you, but make sure you get a lobster roll from The Fish Net in Blue Hill : )

RE: Maine coastal town for overnight stay?

by MaineScout

The Old Port (Portland).


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Address: Coastal Route 1A, P.O. Box 573, York Harbor, Maine, 03911, United States