Topside Inn

Spectacular views, beautifully decorated rooms, locally inspired gourmet breakfasts, an in-town location with off-street parking, full concierge services and so much more await you at Topside Inn, the most reviewed 5-star Boothbay Harbor lodging property in the area.

Set atop McKown Hill at the highest point in town, this 19th-century sea captain’s home is joined by two classic summer guesthouses to offer stylish, comfortable Boothbay Harbor lodging just steps from a charming coastal village you won’t soon forget. Join us at Topside Inn for incredible panoramic views of scenic New England, Maine, and discover the best of Boothbay Harbor bed and breakfast hospitality.

Considered by many to be one of the best Boothbay Harbor hotels, Topside Inn’s gorgeous coastal-themed guest rooms are spread among three buildings, situated just steps from each other on over three acres. Water views greet you in every direction – sunrise and the famous footbridge across inner harbor to the east, the lighthouses and islands and out to sea to the south, and the western sunset. Our front lawn provides a grandstand seat to observe harbor activity throughout the day and the lights of the sky at night. See what are people are saying about our Boothbay Harbor B&B with our latest guest reviews.

Unlike other Boothbay Harbor, Maine hotels, each and every room at Topside Inn is uniquely and beautifully decorated to make sure our guests feel at home during their stay. Stay at the historic Main House, or choose between our two summer guesthouses named Windward and Leeward. Looking for a private retreat, stay at our new Water’s Edge Cottage for complete privacy and serenity. All of our accommodations are designed to feel like a Boothbay Harbor hotel, with special touches that make Topside Inn your home away from home.

delicious full breakfast is always included in your stay at our Boothbay Harbor inn: help yourself to great Maine roasted coffee or tea, fresh fruit, amazing homemade granola, yogurt, baked goods, cereals, and savor a different hot entree special served from the kitchen each morning. Start your day slow and leisurely, or grab a quick bite on your way to an early sail.

Boothbay Harbor is a classic Maine seacoast vacation destination. Enjoy Topside Inn’s convenient in-town location, just a one-minute walk to the best Boothbay Harbor restaurants, shops, and art galleries in the waterfront coastal village. On the water, boat excursions depart at the foot of the hill for bird and whale watching, sightseeing, lighthouse tours, schooner sails, fishing, kayaking and more. On land, the spectacular beauty of the peninsula awaits on the Land Trust hiking trails, at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, or just around the next turn on a seaside country road. All of these fun Boothbay Harbor activities are located near Topside, making it one of the best Boothbay Harbor inns in the area. Take advantage of our free Vacation Guide to Boothbay Harbor and on-site concierge service to help you plan the perfect stay!

Congratulations to Mark and Buzz of Topside Inn, Innkeepers of the Year!