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Higgins Beach Inn

34 Ocean Ave., Scarborough, ME 04074
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Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rick L Montpelier, Vermont, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montpelier, Vermont, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to vacation in Maine, this is the place! You have the beaches right there and so much in such a short drive. We went to the the board walk over at OOB one night and into to city of Portland another. The Higgins Inn is a total upscale class act. You're are not taking a chance with... More

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New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We headed up to Maine in mid July for a vacation without any reservations and was lucky to find the Higgins Beach Inn. What a great little place. We stayed for two nights. The only unfortunate part was we had to change rooms. The first room was on the second floor and was lovely, the second room was on the... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We spent four days at Higgins Beach Inn. We can't say enough about the wonderful staff from the Inn and from Garafalo's Restaurant...Colleen, Sophia and Maura at the desk; Ashley, Leigh, Rebecca (and others) at the restaurant; Jenn and the wonderful young ladies from Housekeeping...they were all helpful, kind, prompt and responsive to every need we could have had. The... More

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We ate dinner at Garafalo's several times during the week we were at Higgins Beach, and each meal was excellent. We had Avery as our server, and she was fantastic!!!! We recommend asking for her. We tried several items on the menu, and each were very good. We would recommend the pear and goat cheese salad, the Wedge salad (excellent... More

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Snowville, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The rooms are clean, steps from the ocean, food is incredible, and the service is first class. Kevin and I are innkeepers and it was a treat to getaway to a place that treats folks the same way we like to treat our guests. We are looking forward to our next visit with Bob, the friendly innkeeper.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were fortunate enough to have dinner here while visiting a friend whom rents a nearby beach house every year. Our waitress was young and enthusiastic and very eager to make sure our dinner experience was a success. The entire meal was wonderful. I highly suggest the beet salad. It was a visual and culinary delight. There was a live... More

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Maryville, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I stayed at the Inn for several nights when the rates were lowered for a Spring special. The Inn is very pretty. The front desk girls are very nice and friendly and "Jen" always greets you and is ready to assist you in any way needed. The rooms are bright, pretty and inviting (like being at Grandmas) and THEY ARE... More

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Our destination was the lobster shack. On our way out we became so overwhelmed by the beauty of the area and ocean view around the Inn, so we stayed. Glad we did. Very comfortable and we felt at home. Everyone was friendly, even the adorable golden retriever. Added bonus food was delicious.

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NH
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Though we rent a cottage at Higgins Beach each year, we always dine at the Higgins Beach Inn as it's convenient to walk to and the food is delicious! We particularly love spending late afternoon time on their deck enjoying some drinks and appetzers with friends. The last time a musician was also playing softly, so that added to the... More

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Portland, Maine
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

A stay here will take you back in time - so if you want the full amenities of a modern hotel, consider yourself warned! At check-in, you will be given a key and then you will walk up the carpeted stairway to your room. The rooms are quaint, all different. Some have two very tiny beds, some have queen beds... More

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Address: 34 Ocean Ave., Scarborough, ME 04074
Location: United States > Maine > Scarborough
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Also Known As:
Higgins Beach Hotel Scarborough
Higgins Beach Maine
Higgins Beach Inn Maine/Scarborough

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