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Topside Inn

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Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Stayed 3 nights in early Sept. and what a way to finish off a great summer. How relaxing to sit in an Andirondack Chair at the highest point in Boothbay Harbor feeling ocean cooled breezes and watching sailboats navigate around beautiful pinetree islands. Not to mention the scrumptious breakfast we enjoyed sitting on a beautiful wrap around porch. The staff...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Wonderful review, thank you. Great review title... we will have to use that one somewhere on our web site. Thanks again.

East Hampton, New York
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Our first trip to Boothbay Harbor and we couldn't have stayed in a more perfect place! Mark and Buzz are warm and friendly hosts, room was a good size, bed super comfortable, and every detail has been thought of: coffee and tea available at all times, as well as complimentary snacks, and glassware for your own beverages. In-room refrigerators. Wagons...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Much appreciated.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Loved the place! The rooms could have been a little larger with more privacy. The balconies are shared with other tenants. No feather pillows...mattress was great! Staff was fantastic. The breakfast was lovely...views are marvelous!!! I wish we could have stayed two nights!!!

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you do return, 2 nights would be great. There is much to do in the Boothbay area, such as a visit to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, so 2 or more nights give you full days to enjoy the area. As new owners we have a...

Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Just happened to find this place on our way down the coast. What a FIND! The room was bright and cheery. The bed was enormous and so comfy. We enjoyed the gourmet breakfast each morning as well as the friendly service and willingness to alter my meals to be gluten free. It was also very nice to be located so...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate the great review and are very happy you found us on your trip. In addition to homemade granola, fresh fruit, yogurt, baked goods, etc. we cook a full breakfast each morning and we are happy to accommodate requests whenever possible. Gluten free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Lactose free, low salt... happy to do it.

Reviewed 5 September 2014

I recently stayed here for a weekend in August. From the moment we arrived to even after returning home, the staff was friendly, informative and incredibly helpful. They even mailed something I left in the room back to me free of charge. The delicious breakfast in the morning was also an added bonus. The rooms were well-appointed and had everything...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

You are very welcome.... glad to provide great service to our guests even after they have departed. As new owners we appreciate the positive feedback on breakfast and our overall service in general. We look forward to your return.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Brian (and behind the scenes-Ed) were delightful hosts and served fabulous breakfasts. A great little room with our own front and back porch and AC. Views of the harbor. A short walk down the hill to sweet little Boothbay Harbor. Really - a great place. Thank you Brian and Ed. - Bridget & Randy from Seattle

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ejminme, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Bridget and Randy for your great review. We added A/C to 9 of our guestrooms this past year, with the cool ocean breezes in the evening it is not often necessary but nice to have the option. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

North Carolina Beach & Florida Gulf
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This inn was picked for us by wedding hosts. The location was just perfect, very close to town yet quiet and set back. We were the Leeward house and I think the rooms were a bit sterile in decor, lacked in quaintness as built like a hotel wing, however, it was clean and tidy.

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review overall positive feedback. The Leeward Guest House was built in the 1970's in a 'motel style' so I understand your impression of the space. The rooms have been renovated with new bathrooms and all new furnishings. We are glad you enjoyed the view, the upper 3 rooms have great views of the harbor from their...

Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

If I could give a higher score I would. Amazing B&B. Hospitality was A+. Clean and tidy rooms. Gorgeous views in every direction. Walking distance to awesome food and shopping. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Homemade breakfast in the am surpassed our expectations.

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

We are always grateful when guests take the time to write a review. So glad you had a nice stay. Thank you.

Franklinville, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We were there on 8/24/14 for three nights. There are new owners but it seems to have been a seamless transition. The rooms and grounds are well kept. The staff and Innkeepers are very freindly and helpful. The location is perfect, on a hill overlooking the harbor. Have stayed there a number of times and I am sure we will...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

This is a very welcomed review. We took ownership of Topside Inn on August 22nd, so to get such a nice review 2 days in is great. We have been friends with the previous owners for 11 years and have watched them transform Topside into the impressive property it is today. Their service and attention to detail has been second...

Northern new jersey
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We stayed at the Topside Inn while in booth bay for a wedding. Everything was wonderful from start to finish! We stayed in the main house and had access to the front porch and the rocking chairs out front. Anyone can use them though! Our room was large and well appointed. The king sized bed was very comfortable. While our...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and good advice on the rooms. A few rooms have very large bathrooms, they were formerly bedrooms when the house was build in 1840. The room with the largest bathroom is #4 (tub/shower combination). Room #3 across the hall does not have a tub but it has a huge walk-in open shower. Hope you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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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
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: £120 - £212 (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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“We stayed in room #6 in the main house. Beautiful views - we loved it. Up two steep flights of stairs.”
  • View of the lawn and harbor from our room (#6 in the main house)
  • Partial view of room #6
juliem460, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms in Windward face the harbor and have lovely balconies. All rooms in Windward and Leeward have balconies”
goutweed, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“The Suite. Full kitchen, family room, bedroom and bathroom. Soaking tub. Fireplace. Ocean View. Perfection.”
allano74, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I included a photo from room 3. You decide if it's a good room.”
KenHontheroad, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room #8 in Windward building has low ceilings. Not for over 6' tall. Windward has best view of the harbor.”
33146Chris, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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