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Brown's Wharf Inn
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Boothbay Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
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“we loved it!”
Reviewed 19 July 2011

Extremely clean, lovely location, free parking, free wi-fi, great views, only thing we wish was that breakfast was included or at least discounted for guests.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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East Lyme, Connecticut
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2011

Wonderful location!! Views from every room! Rooms were spacious with balconies overlooking the harbor! Service was great, friendly and prompt!l looking forward to a return visit!

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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Sutton, Massachusetts
1 review
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Reviewed 17 July 2011

This is even better than it looks on the website. Every member of the staff is helpfull and full of information. The beds are great. The food is delicious. The view of the harbor --(from every room ) will drop your blood pressure 20points.


While here, eat at the Boathouse Bistro (tapas) -everything is better than you have had before. We ate there both nights.

Fisherman's Wharf is great for lunch. Probably great for dinner too.

Take the afternoon sail on the Eastwind.
Boothbay Harbor is wonderful. Quiet, quaint, not too crowded, a wondeful weekend get away.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2011

Our family stayed here the beginning of July and over the 4th of July weekend. We really enjoyed our hotel room, it was very nice, clean and a great view. Wish I could say the same about the restaurant. The staff was so-so. The server was quite rude and very impatient which already started the evening off bad and the food was the topper for a bad dining experience. The food came out cold, some got overcooked and some got cold and undercooked,although i would NOT recommend the restaurant, however the hotel was a pleasant stay, thanks, S.J

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Marietta,Georgia
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2011

The best thing I can say about Brown's Wharf Inn is that I can't wait to come back!! The rooms are good size and clean. The inn is close but not too close to town and everything Boothbay Harbor has to offer. While there we looked at other hotels/inn that I had checked online. We defintely picked the right place to stay. The restaurant was closed while we were there (it was opening in a week) but we were served a substantial Continental Breakfast.
I can't wait to come back, hopefully in June 2013!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Huntingtown, Maryland
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Reviewed 7 June 2011

Having stayed at Brown's exclusively, and many times since our first visit in 1980 my family and I always look forward to returning. To borrow from GermanGirl41's review (a must read), IT IS DEFINITELY LIKE "COMING HOME." I LOVE Boothbay Harbor!! We always receive a warm welcome from the Brown family and staff alike who have come to know us by name. The waterfront atmosphere of the hotel, and its short distance from the west side of the harbor offers everything you could ask for in a pleasant and relaxing setting. The view from the balcony is wonderful (on both sides). I particularly enjoy watching the lobstermen and boats from the balcony as they both start and end their day. Access to enjoy the west side of the harbor, its town and shops is only a short walk (via the walking bridge) or short drive away.

Brown's is a GREAT location with much to offer, and I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!!

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with family
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Eugene, Oregon
2 reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2010

We absolutely loved Brown's Wharf Inn. The staff were friendly and very accommodating. The restaurant on site had delicious, reasonably priced, excellent food. We had a table outside overlooking the boat dock with a view of the sunset. Our room was clean and comfortable. Our room was on the first level with a nice private deck looking across the bay to the town of Boothbay. It was a picture-perfect view. It was about 1/4 mile walk to the bridge to walk over to town. We absolutely loved Boothbay Harbor and Brown's Wharf.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Brown's Wharf Inn
Address: 121 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2221
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Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
#3 Family Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Brown's Wharf Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Brown's Wharf Inn Hotel, Marina and Restaurant is located directly over the ocean on beautiful Boothbay Harbor. All rooms have balconies and a commanding view of the harbor, the ocean and boating activities. Cable TV, telephone, refrigerators, coffee makers, irons, in-room safes, Wi-Fi, use of computer, park and lock parking. Restaurant has been owned and operated by the Brown Family for the past 74 years, offering a full menu but specializing in local fresh seafood. Inside-outside dining with beautiful sunsets. ... more   less 
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Brown`s Wharf Hotel Boothbay Harbor
Browns Wharf Hotel
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Brown's Wharf Inn Boothbay Harbor, Maine

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