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Tugboat Inn

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80 Commercial Street, PO Box 267, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Boothbay Harbor
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Tugboat many times over the years in different buildings. Great location with easy walk to town. To get a good view avoid first floor rooms. They now serve breakfast down the street at fishermans wharf hotel, short walk.. Tugboat inn restaurant has good food and nice window view on water.

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Steep Falls, Maine
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a Wonderful Place to stay. They make you feel like your at Home. A wonderful Buffet Breakfast Held at their Sister Hotel. The Best View to Watch any Activities going on in the Water!!!! We've been staying here for over 25 Years. We've seen the Improvements they've made which are wonderful. The added things like a Frig & Microwave,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good - location, free hot breakfast The so so - rooms dated but clean, price higher than other hotels.Front desk when we arrived (9:55 pm) was a bit rude and told us we just made it very sarcastically. When I noticed they didn't give us theAAA rate she told me I would have to ask in the morning cause... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Older, water front hotel in Boothbay Harbor that is walking distance to town, offers free parking, and a generous complimentary breakfast. Clean, comfortable, and rustic. I loved the Kurig coffee maker in the room. But the view from this room was the crowning star.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a very nice place to stay. I researched the town quite a bit, including reviewing comments from this site, before selecting the TugBoat Inn. We stayed in room 124, second floor, out over the water. Outstanding views of the habor, and nice set of chairs right outside each room for guest to sit and enjoy the view. Room... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I brought a group of photographers to Boothbay Harbor for a weekend workshop, and the Tugboat inn was the perfect home base for us. The location is beautiful. Right on the water and many rooms have balconies so you can fully enjoy the views. We actually didn't end up at the hotel restaurant, but it is within easy walking distance... More 

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Whitman, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We have been visiting Boothbay Harbor nearly every year for the past 25-30 years. With few exceptions, we have stayed at the Tugboat Inn, especially with it's incomparable view and ability to literally stay in a building on the water. Though it annoyed us that we couldn't select certain rooms we wanted, but would be on a list for that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Inn was located right on the waterfront and convenient to walk anywhere we wanted. The room was clean. It was a very fun, quirky place to stay and we ate at the restaurant a few times during our stay.

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North Conway NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The wife and I were heart broken to see our favorite vacation spot destroyed by a staircase. For the last 5 years we have stayed at the Tug Boat because of the lovely view and the ability to sit on the deck and relax looking out at the Harbor during fishermens fest and windjammer days. We made reservations and paid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Boothbay Harbor is one of the most picturesque seaside towns in Maine. The Tugboat Inn is a one-of-a-kind property that has rooms literally on the water. We have stayed in a number of different rooms on the pier over the years and loved it. The sound of seagulls and the smell of the salt air was awesome. The location is... More 

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