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Higgins Beach Inn

34 Ocean Ave., Scarborough, ME 04074
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Myers, Florida
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81 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The very small room was immaculate and cheery but SMALL! No TV and sink in the bedroom. Staff very good. We did not have anything from restaurant. We had rented a house across the street 40 years ago and were on a nostalgic visit. Were not disappointed.

Bear Creek, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night in August here during our 8 day trip in Maine. We are regulars to Maine and used to live there so I am familiar with Higgins. I honestly forgot there was even an Inn here! However, we are sure glad we remembered and tried it out! This is not like the Inn By the Sea of... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I stayed there for a wedding and was hugely disappointed. We had arranged to get into a room early, but were unable to do so. When we later complained, the owner said he would have been happy to get us another room. He offered no such thing even after the importance of getting into a room prior to the wedding... More 

Jasper, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Just what we needed as a base to explore the area. If you are looking for nightlife this may not be for you. But the Inn owner was very accommodating. Our flight was delayed so we got in late the first night. Coffee and Blueberry muffins in the morning were awesome.

Eden, New York
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My husband & I stayed here for one night and one was plenty. No air-conditioning, No fans in the rooms. The room only had one window so there was not even a cross breeze. It was so hot it was stifling. We ended up sleeping in our cloths with our wallets under our pillows with the door open to the... More 

Maine
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Advertised to be a stone's throw to the beach. I would like to see the person who could throw a stone and come within 500 feet of the beach. Be prepared to carry your luggage up a full flight or two of stairs. Find the amenities as there is a very lumpy bed. No TV. No telephone. No iron.You have... More 

Montpelier, Vermont, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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 

New Jersey
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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 

Springfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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 

Dallas, Texas
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 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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