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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   80 Commercial Street, PO Box 267, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
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Ranked #6 of 12 hotels in Boothbay Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Nancy_B506 Orange, Massachusetts
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Orange, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been staying at Tugboat for many years - we stay here and do the Cabbage Island Clambake. There have been from 3-5 couples over the years, and we stay on the 1st floor of the main building. It is great because we can easily go back and forth to each others room. We spend two nights and enjoy... More

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Bradford, Massachusetts
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived on a Friday at 1;00 for a 2 night stay in the main building 3rd floor end room. We arrived early but unfortunetly our room was not ready. The girl behind the desk said that she would call us when the the room was ready, she said we could park the car on the premises. We decided to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing like walking out your front door in the morning with a view like this! We stayed one night here with our 8 year old son, who spent most of his time draped over the dock railing to spot creatures in the tidal pools. We got in late, so it was handy to have such a good restaurant on site,... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just got back from a week stay in Boothbay Harbor at the Tugboat Inn. We stayed in an end room on the second floor. The view was incredible and so much fun to be able to watch all the boats coming and going from the room or our private balcony. I loved being able to park the car at... More

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Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for 1 night in the main building on the 1st floor and found it to fit our needs perfectly travelling with 2 children. The room was clean and right in the downtown area of Boothbay Harbor. Comes with free breakfast buffet at a restaurant a short walk from the hotel. We will stay here again if we return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wayward Wanderers (http://www.waywardwanderers.com) have stayed in quite a few places but none quite like this. This was PERFECT! Gorgeous views, walking distance to EVERYTHING and quiet at night! The Tugboat part of this spot is charming and adds excitement for the whole family. The hot tub right on the pier is a hidden treasure to this place and we were... More

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tugboat Inn is right in the downtown area of Boothbay Harbor which is why it gets a very good rating. The room however was old and the door did not seal causing wind to howl through the door at night. The nightclub had a fun piano player that played many requests and had a great local feel. $6.75 for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I lived in Boothbay Harbor for 12 years; during that time we dined at Tugboat's restaurant, booked 2 special occasion events with them, but of course, did not have the opportunity to stay as a hotel guest. We recently made a visit to the hotel as a guest, and feel that everyone should know that Tugboat Inn... More

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BSS59, Manager at Tugboat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Charlotte, so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! Looking forward to having you with us again. More

Marblehead, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though the weather was not ideal, my husband and I had a wonderful stay at the Tugboat. We had stayed here over ten years ago and couldn't wait to come back! Everything was perfect....the comfort of our room, the complimentary breakfast, and of course, the staff. I would recommend the Tugboat to anyone who was planning a trip to Maine!

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Greenville SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outdated room decor yet clean and comfortable. Walking distance to everything, in fact we kept the car parked all weekend - with no additional parking fee. Staff very friendly and helpful. So many other places right around the Inn that I wish we would have researched for a couples weekend, especially for the $200/night. The Inn does attract a lot... More

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Address: 80 Commercial Street, PO Box 267, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Tugboat Inn 2*
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Tugboat Hotel Boothbay Harbor
Tugboat Inn Boothbay Harbor, Maine

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Boothbay Harbor #6 Family Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
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Downtown waterfront location directly on the harbor. Modern comfortable guestrooms with balconies, air conditioning, cable tv with free movie channel, telephone with voice mail, hair dryer, Keurig coffee maker, refrigerator and personal amenities. Rates include continental breakfast, free parking and free local phone calls. Complimentary computer with DSL in hotel lobby. Complimentary wi-fi in most locations. Full service restaurant, seasonal cocktail lounge with patio deck, and marina with slip and mooring rentals all on site. Waterfront hot tub available for guests. Music at the piano bar in season. Special vacation packages available. Open April to November. ... more   less 
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