Higgins Beach Inn

Slow down and settle into the perfect pace of Higgins Beach.

At Higgins Beach Inn, it’s said that happiness comes in waves. Located in a quiet Maine coastal community approximately 7 miles south of Portland, and 110 miles north of Boston, the three-story colonial revival structure dates back to 1897, and the Inn is within a stone's throw of unspoiled, sandy, Higgins Beach. Each inviting guestroom emanates the charm of a relaxing beach hotel, but you can also expect the impressive amenities and contemporary comforts that all modern travelers seek while vacationing along Maine's beautiful coast. 

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Seasonal seaside boutique that’s quintessential Maine

What it's like

Feel the sea breezes and enjoy a waft of the nearby Atlantic Ocean as you approach the Higgins Beach Inn. Throughout the property, a sense of tranquility and intimacy fills the space -- but make no mistake, this inn is still a great place to gather with old friends or to make new ones. As you move through the property, you’ll never forget where you are; you’re never too far from the sights, sounds and smells of the picturesque coastline. The inn’s beach-inspired fixtures and furniture will fill your field of vision with soothing seafoam green, bright whites and warm wood paneling -- this is a place that celebrates its surroundings and extends a sense of hospitality to its guests that knows no regional boundaries.

Independent spirit

This colonial revival is the perfect host for a revival of your own. 

Small touches

Thanks to the recent renovation, you can enjoy climate control A/C and heat across all guestrooms, as well as flat screen HD TVs, high-speed wifi and other modern touches. Your bathroom is equipped with either Bee Kind environmentally friendly signature bath products or luxurious Gilcrist & Soames signature bath products, depending on room type. Want to make the most of this region’s distinct charms? Check out the inn’s selection of special packages, which are designed to help you enjoy all that Maine has to offer.

Eat and drink

The re-envisioned on-site restaurant Shade is a popular local watering hole specializing in fresh and sophisticated beach fare. With seasonal cuisine like oysters on the half-shell and other locally sourced seafood -- Shade offers the perfect spot to enjoy refreshing cocktails, craft brews, draft wines and more. Enjoy relaxing cool breezes while dining on the covered, three-season porch. With specials daily, live music weekly  and a popular happy hour, Shade is the perfect casual backdrop to enjoy fresh food and delicious drinks on Higgins Beach. 

And more

Thanks to location, Higgins Beach Inn is the ideal intimate event venue, just minutes from Portland and only a few feet from picturesque Higgins Beach. It’s perfect for hosting small weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties and other social events. Shade, the on-site restaurant, can accommodate up to 70 people, and the three-season covered porch is a wonderfully intimate spot to stage celebrations. Weddings at Higgins Beach Inn are characterized by intimacy, privacy and comfort -- the property is a popular spot for special events each May, June, September and October.

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Rooms & Rates

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout property
  • Complimentary parking

Eat & Drink

  • Shade Restaurant
  • Complimentary breakfast

Fitness & Recreation

  • Short walk to beaches

Meetings & Events

  • On-site restaurant accommodates up to 70 people
  • Three-season covered porch
  • Event services team available

In-room amenities

  • Bathroom with walk-in shower (some with tubs)
  • Climate control A/C and heat
  • Flat screen HD television
  • High speed WiFi
  • Bee Kind environmentally-friendly signature bath products
  • Gilcrist & Soames signature bath products in suites

Cancellation policy

Guarantee Policy: For stays of 1 night, 100% deposit is required to guarantee your stay. For stays of 2+ nights, 50% deposit is required. Cancel policy: your deposit is refundable up to 7 days prior to arrival minus $25 processing fee. Within 7 days, deposit is non-refundable.
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