100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.


Romantic Places in Maine

Southern Maine, Kennebunkport

Southern Maine has sandy beaches, ship captain’s homes and historic colonial buildings.
Kennebunkport is a sophisticated coastal village and summer home of the 41st US president.

Captain Fairfield Inn

8 Pleasant St., Kennebunkport, ME

Boutique hotel in a Federalist mansion.

T: +1 207 967-4454. 9 room b&b.  US$ 200-

Captain Lord Mansion

Pleasant and Green Streets, Kennebunkport, Maine

Meticulously restored 1812 Federal home, this traditional hotel is located in Kennebunkport’s historic residential area.

T: +1 207 967-3141. 16 room b&b. US$ 195-

Greater Portland Area

Explore Portland’s cobblestoned Old Port, then take the Casco Ferry to Peaks Island, an enclave favored by artists and creative types

Inn on Peaks Island

33 Island Ave., Peaks Island, ME

The inn and restaurant is located a 15 minute ferry ride from Portland’s historic Old Port.

T: +1 207 766-5200. 7 rooms. US$ 199-

Maine Lakes Region

A magnificent pristine nature reigns here, with inland mountains and lakes.  Located in central Maine, between Portland and New Hampshire.

Wolf Cove Inn

5 Jordan Shore Dr., Poland, ME

Avoid the coastal madness and stay at this picturesque inn with breath-taking views on the shores of Tripp Lake.  The place comes with canoes, kayaks, and a rowboat.

T +1 (207) 998-4976

Midcoast Maine, Camden

Quintessential Maine with its rolling hills, artist retreats and quaint coastal villages is found between Portland and the great outdoors of Acadia National Park.  Midcoast Maine includes Camden, a popular summer resort town which is located in beautiful Penobscot Bay. Camden is a picture-perfect harbour town with steep rocky cliffs, 18th century windjammers, and a mountain backdrop. Drive 2.5 hours north of Kennebunkport to reach it.

Inn at Sunrise Point

Camden, Maine

The Inn is an upscale shingle-style “cottage” b&b owned by a travel book author. This romantic getaway sits on 4 acres of lawn and rocky shore in a secluded area outside bustling Camden. Guestrooms overlook the ocean.

T: +1 207 236-7716. 3 guestrooms & 5 cottages b&b. US$ 170-

Berry Manor Inn

81 Talbot Ave., Rockland, Maine

Historic luxury 4 diamond inn located in a quiet residential area just blocks from downtown.

T: +1 207 596-7696. 12 room b&b

Down East & Acadia Region, Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert Island

The easternmost part of Maine contains mysterious off-shore islands and beautiful Acadia National Park. This frontier region is located just north of Central Maine coastal region. Aristocrats, nature lovers and renowned painters—including Thomas Cole and Frederic Edwin Church—summered on Mt. Desert Island. John D.  Rockerfeller donated 11,000 acres of his beloved Maine retreat to the national park service. By the 1880’s Mt. Desert Island’s Bar Harbor, a harbor town surrounded by Acadia National Park on three sides and the Atlantic Ocean on the fourth, had blossomed into a summer social capitol. Today you’ll find arts festivals, restaurants and high-end boutique shops.


16 The Field, Bar Harbor, Maine

Located in a peaceful garden setting, this tastefully decorated 1885    Tudor house is just a block away from bustling Main St. Some rooms    have terrraces with views overlooking Frenchman Bay.

T: +1 207 288-9552. 10 room b&b. US$ 195-

Inn at Bay Ledge

150 Sand Point Road, Bar Harbor, Maine

Set on a wooded cliff a few miles outside town, the inn includes a    grand piano, a private pebble beach, and tiered terraces with    spectacular views over Frenchman Bay.

T: +1 207 288-4204. 10 rooms. US$ 150-