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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   80 Commercial Street, PO Box 267, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
Jack M Springvale
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Over 30 years ago when my wife and I first got together we took a trip downeast. I had never been north of Freeport. The Tugboat Inn was one of our stops. It has changed since the last time we were there. Had a balcony and nice view of the harbor. Not many places were open. I really wish these... More

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BSS59, General Manager at Tugboat Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for coming back to see us. We are open April to November and love to see guests in the off season. Please come back again! More

Kingston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Even though it was late October, we had weather in the 60's and with the sun hitting us on the balcony, it was perfect. In shirtsleeves we watched harbor activity and got our needed rest. The room had very nice views, was clean, and very close to downtown Boothbay Harbor. Many of the shops were closed for the season, but... More

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Perth Amboy, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Tugboat Inn was a perfect place for my friends and I to stay Oct 18-20. My friends stayed in a room next to mine and we shared a balcony with a view of the bay. The room was cozy, clean and comfortable and the location perfect. It was just a fraction beyond the hustle of the town which gave a... More

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South Portland, Maine
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Tugboat Inn on Friday night. Everything was great. At check-in the lady at the front desk gave us an upgrade. Our room was on the second floor facing the harbor. We could sit at the window while sipping our Margaritas and watch the boats come in. The bed was comfortable, Keurig coffee in... More

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Kearny, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We travel to Boothbay every August during the first week and always stay at the Tugboat. This year it was exceptionally nice. We really enjoyed the beautiful weather and the addition of Keurig coffee machines. The rooms are always clean and comfortable, but they could use an update. We enjoyed the restaurant (we discovered wonderful macaroni and cheese) and the... More

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everett, ma
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This was our first time in Boothbay Harbor and would definitely stay at the Tug Boat Inn again. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was because of their restaurant. It was expensive and the food wasn't that great. But there are so many places around the area that it doesn't really matter. Perfect location!! We can't wait... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed the weekend of Oct 4, 2013. I was so amazed when we drove into Boothbay Habor all the lil shops and eateries. We both were very intrigued with the Tugboat Inn, great hospitality from the receptionist at check in/out, the waitresses at the Tugboat restaurant. The room we chose overlooked the harbor and I must say was very... More

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Andover, ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We stayed Columbus Day weekend to enjoy our anniversary of 18 years. The room was clean, with coffee maker, ironing board, hairdryer and plenty of towels, shampoo, conditioner, ect... We visited the lounge on Saturday night and was amazed with the closeness and following of the locals. The locals were wonderful and soo much fun to be with. Kay, the... More

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Brunswick, Maine
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stayed here Columbus Day weekend to attend a charity event and were pleasantly surprised. Very nice accommodations which were clean and well stocked. Room had a Krieg Coffee maker with K-cups, iron with board, hair dyer, all amenities that would be needed . Right on the water, wonderful view of Booth Bay's working harbor. Although Columbus weekend is the... More

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We decided at the last minute to visit Boothbay Harbor after visting family in Westbrook, ME for 3 days. We had picked up a trip info sheet at our local AAA office thinking we might travel north for a few days after spending time at soccer games & pumpkin picking with our grandchildren. When I called AAA the package they... More

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Additional Information about Tugboat Inn

Also Known As:
Tugboat Hotel
Tugboat Hotel Boothbay Harbor
Tugboat Inn Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Address: 80 Commercial Street, PO Box 267, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 12 hotels in Boothbay Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Tugboat Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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