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Topside Inn

60 McKown St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1863
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  • Maine State Aquarium
    0.7 mi
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Reviewed December 11, 2016
Winter Weekend
It's hard to imagine a nicer place to stay. Innkeepers Mark... more
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Somerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

It's hard to imagine a nicer place to stay. Innkeepers Mark & Buzz make you feel as if you are staying with friends. Excellent food and hospitality. Helpful at every turn. Great location on top of the highest point in Boothbay Harbor, but only a block from "downtown" (to be fair, that block is ALL hill - gives you a...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

This is the first year Topside has been open past October. The Boothbay Festival of Lights, a new event in response to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens hugely successful "Gardens Aglow" has been so much fun. We created a package which included tickets to the gardens, a cocktail party each evening and our great breakfasts. With only seven rooms available,...

Reviewed November 23, 2016

Amazing place! Beautiful location overlooking the harbor and out toward the ocean. The rooms were bright and comfortably appointed. Cocktail hour was awesome as you could meet and greet the other guests, but the most amazing and surprising part was the gourmet breakfast. Both Mark and Buzz were friendly and gracious hosts as well as great cooks! Would recommend this...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, these past few weekends have been amazing. We have really enjoyed spending time with our guests during the cocktail parties before everyone heads out to enjoy the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden's "Gardens Aglow" and dinner at local restaurants. The town is all light up for the Festival of Lights, very impressive. Glad you enjoyed...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We loved our room in the main house. Charming décor, lots of windows, views, huge bath w/glass block shower. Perfect Maine hilltop setting, fabulous breakfasts and great innkeepers who have basically thought of everything.

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, always happy to see such nice reviews. Fall is a great time to be in Boothbay Harbor, we are staying open until December 18th this season, a first for Topside.

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Topside Inn is at the top of the hill, within walking distance of the village of Boothbay Harbor. It is everything you ever have seen on a post card of the Maine coastal towns. Mark and Buzz are attentive and hospitable innkeepers. Their hard work to make this B & B what it is, is apparent. The main house has...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, please do visit again and stay as long as you like. We do like to show off the local food available to us, glad you enjoyed the breakfasts. We also appreciate the good information for others to read about the inn and it's location. The privacy offered by room #8 makes it very popular. We are in the...

Strafford, New Hampshire
Reviewed October 23, 2016

There are many reasons the Topside is a top-rated bed and breakfast; after staying there, we would give a sixth star if we could. If the Topside billed itself as a four-star dining experience, it wouldn't be an overstatement. Morning offerings are diverse; main dishes are inventive, delicious, perfectly prepared, and beautiful. Everything, and I mean everything, is prepared on...

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Peterborough, New Hampshire
Reviewed October 20, 2016

The owners know what they are doing. The breakfast was perfect and the Inn is nicely decorated and impeccably clean and attractive. Really good sheets, towels, and bathroom products. Garden lovers will be please with the outdoor landscaping.

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

We only had time to spend one day and night in Maine and my husband's choice to spend it in Booth Bay Harbor and at the Topside Inn was a winner! Every room of the Inn is gorgeous with great views of the bay. Our room even had a cozy window seat looking out to the bay. All of the...

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Every visit has been perfection. From the exquisite views and prime location to the top-notch hospitality (seriously, Buzz and Mark have thought of EVERYTHING, and deliver it with beautiful elegance)- the Topside is not to be missed. And, did I mention the breakfasts?!?! World-class.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I investigated almost every lodging option in BBH prior to reserving here. We stayed here for our son's destination wedding, so we wanted a very nice place with options for our friends, good location, excellent amenities, a view, and a gathering place. Bingo! First, just let me say that dealing with Mark and Buzz was wonderful. I was that crazy...

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Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We stayed in the downstairs room in the main house. Noise was not a problem and it was nice not to have stairs to deal with. Breakfasts are absolutely fabulous. You will love the homemade granola and the pumpkin waffles with caramel syrup.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come to the top of the hill and enjoy our incredible views of Boothbay Harbor, Maine at Topside Inn! At our Bed and Breakfast set in a beautiful 19th-century sea captain's home and two summer guesthouses you'll find a warm welcome, comfort and style with modern amenities, fabulous breakfasts, and easy access to shopping, restaurants, boat excursions, botanical gardens, hiking trails and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Topside Inn

Address: 60 McKown St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1863
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: $155 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Topside Hotel Boothbay Harbor
Topside Inn b&b
Topside Inn Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“I included a photo from room 3. You decide if it's a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles KenHontheroad, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Room #8 in Windward building has low ceilings. Not for over 6' tall. Windward has best view of the harbor.”
 of 5 bubbles 33146Chris, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Almost every room has a view; innkeepers can guide you according to preference and budget.”
 of 5 bubbles SMurdoch1005, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“There are three buildings to choose from. It seems that most have an ocean view or close to it.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisM548, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“We had a third floor room in the main house with bay views on two sides. But it seems like you would get a great view from all of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 455suef, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
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