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Tugboat Inn
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Boothbay Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Even though it was late October, we had weather in the 60's and with the sun hitting us on the balcony, it was perfect. In shirtsleeves we watched harbor activity and got our needed rest.
The room had very nice views, was clean, and very close to downtown Boothbay Harbor. Many of the shops were closed for the season, but we took advantage of those hardy souls that remained open. This time of the year is quiet in Boothbay Harbor but suited us to a T.

Room Tip: Third floor has very nice view and really only one floor up as the office and street are at the seco...
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Keith43
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

Tugboat Inn was a perfect place for my friends and I to stay Oct 18-20. My friends stayed in a room next to mine and we shared a balcony with a view of the bay. The room was cozy, clean and comfortable and the location perfect. It was just a fraction beyond the hustle of the town which gave a feeling of calm. I would recommend the hotel and it's restaurant.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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2  Thank VeeBytheBay
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Tugboat Inn on Friday night. Everything was great. At check-in the lady at the front desk gave us an upgrade. Our room was on the second floor facing the harbor. We could sit at the window while sipping our Margaritas and watch the boats come in. The bed was comfortable, Keurig coffee in room and a very nice continental breakfast at the Tugboat Inn restaurant. Can't wait to go again!

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Cheryl R
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

We travel to Boothbay every August during the first week and always stay at the Tugboat. This year it was exceptionally nice. We really enjoyed the beautiful weather and the addition of Keurig coffee machines. The rooms are always clean and comfortable, but they could use an update. We enjoyed the restaurant (we discovered wonderful macaroni and cheese) and the bar with Danny Beal on the piano. We always book early (months in advance) and request four rooms on the pier. This year we were not accommodated so that was a little disappointing.

Room Tip: We like rooms on one of the piers.
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Embo224
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

This was our first time in Boothbay Harbor and would definitely stay at the Tug Boat Inn again. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was because of their restaurant. It was expensive and the food wasn't that great. But there are so many places around the area that it doesn't really matter. Perfect location!! We can't wait to go back!

Room Tip: Get the corner room on the 2nd floor with a private deck. A lot of the rooms have shared decks.
  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank CatleenL
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

We stayed the weekend of Oct 4, 2013. I was so amazed when we drove into Boothbay Habor all the lil shops and eateries. We both were very intrigued with the Tugboat Inn, great hospitality from the receptionist at check in/out, the waitresses at the Tugboat restaurant. The room we chose overlooked the harbor and I must say was very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed our boat ride around the harbor as well. We had such a great time and will definately do it again next year. The Kenny's

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank debbie K
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

We stayed Columbus Day weekend to enjoy our anniversary of 18 years. The room was clean, with coffee maker, ironing board, hairdryer and plenty of towels, shampoo, conditioner, ect... We visited the lounge on Saturday night and was amazed with the closeness and following of the locals. The locals were wonderful and soo much fun to be with. Kay, the pianoist and entertainer for the evening has such a great following. She was lovely. The locals joined in and sang with her and played guitar, the spoons and good old wash tub. We laughed and sang along. Even Elvis, aka Kevin, appeared to sing with Kay. The shops in Boothbay were filled with buzzing shoppers. We had such a great time. We even took a schooner cruise that was within walking distance from the Tug Boat. We will be back again.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank landover1995
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Address: 80 Commercial St, PO Box 267, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1770
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
#5 Family Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: £96 - £168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tugboat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Downtown waterfront location directly on the harbor. Modern comfortable guestrooms with balconies, air conditioning, cable tv with free movie channel, telephone with voice mail, hair dryer, Keurig coffee maker, refrigerator and personal amenities. Rates include continental breakfast, free parking and free local phone calls. Complimentary computer with DSL in hotel lobby. Complimentary wi-fi in most locations. Full service restaurant, seasonal cocktail lounge with patio deck, and marina with slip and mooring rentals all on site. Waterfront hot tub available for guests. Music at the piano bar in season. Special vacation packages available. Open mid April to late October. ... more   less 
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Tugboat Hotel Boothbay Harbor
Tugboat Inn Boothbay Harbor, Maine

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