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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 6 October 2014

My husband and I were on a two week trip along the Maine coast. It was the first trip to Maine for my husband and only my second, returning to Boothbay Harbor after 45 years. This lovely inn was one of our favorites. We stayed three nights in room six and loved it. Everyone on staff was extremely helpful and...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay - it is a great location with a wonderful view. We are looking forward to adding even more options to breakfast and creating even more memorable meals. We will be adding dinners for guests in 2015 so we hope to see you again next summer.Thank you again.

Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed at Topside in for Fall getaway.Absolutely perfect.Accommodations were excellent.Breakfasts were delightful.Thanks to Marc and Buzz for a great trip.Donna and Angelo New Jersey.Everything was spotless and homey.Great views and the town of Boothbay Harbor is so nice.Homemade granola and cookies are such a treat!Didnt want to leave.Will come next year for a longer stay.

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank yo Donna and Angelo, it was very nice meeting you this past fall. We had a great time this summer and are already looking forward to May 2015. Please do stay a bit longer - there is so much to do and see in the area.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Traveling with friends who were making their first visit to the Maine coast, we enjoyed 3 nights at the Topside in mid-September. A most impressive location above the town and the bay. Recent new owners, Mark and Buzz, demonstrated that they can deliver the same excellent hospitality that's been described by previous guests. They cover every detail. Breakfast each morning...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know we are doing a good job, really appreciate it. I like the way the dining room is set up as it gives our guests options; single travelers, couples and small groups can all find a table that suits them - the larger table also makes a great place for playing cards in the evening....

Reviewed 30 September 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay at the Topside Inn. We stayed in room 23 which is on the top floor of a building 50 feet from the main building. The room was on the end, it had a King size bed, two sinks and a bath tub/shower that produced all the hot water one could want. We had...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Hello Ronald, Thank you for the great review. So glad you enjoyed the breakfast, we are having fun this winter working on more creative dishes for this summer. As I have mentioned in other review responses we are vaulting the ceilings in rooms #23 - #25 and adding ceiling fans, this should make these rooms quite impressive. Also on the...

Neptune Beach, Florida, United States
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This place is wonderful, great service , great food and great people who served us !! Can't go wrong staying here !! If i continue with good health we will return next year !!!!! What can i say any more praise for this place but they wanted 200 characters !

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review, much appreciated. We too hope to see you again this summer.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

What an incredible experience we enjoyed at Topside Inn. The rooms are comfortable and the breakfasts are incredible. We stayed in room 10, and it was very nice. The property is gorgeous, but it's also very convenient to town. We highly recommend Topside Inn, and we plan to stay there again, on our next trip to Boothbay Harbor.

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, very happy we earned 5-stars from you. We will continue to work hard and have fun doing it. Hope to see you again in the future.

Brecon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We stayed here for three nights and had the most brilliant time. On entering the Inn, not only are you greeted warmly (Buzz in our case) but you are struck by the cleanliness and immaculate decor. We loved the facilities in the dining room.... both Mark and Buzz really encourage guests to help themselves to use of crockery, a range...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

What a wonderful review. In addition to the compliments, thank you for providing so much useful information for others who may be considering a first stay at Topside Inn. We hope to see you again soon.

Boston, MA
Reviewed 29 September 2014

My husband and I drove up to Boothbay for a quick overnight and to visit the botanical garden. What a wonderful place this inn is. As everyone has said, the staff was absolutely charming...some of the nicest I've ever encountered. New owners Mark and Buzz are fabulous. They are friends of the former owner which has made the transition seamless....

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the great review. I am happy you visited the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, it is quite an amazing place (even for those people not interested in gardens/gardening). We are members of the Gardens and are able to offer our guests discounted entrance tickets - I hope you took advantage of this perk....

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Wonderful stay at the Topside Inn. The guys who own the place are very friendly and sincerely want their guest to enjoy their stay. The entire B&B (our room and the common areas) was very clean and well decorated. The beds were comfortable and the room was quiet. Our room had windows on either side so you could get a...

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review, we really appreciate the compliments and the information should be helpful to others considering a stay at the Inn. As I have mentioned in other responses, we are happy to accommodate food requests - we really do try and come up with interesting and creative meals for guests who can't have what we are...

Towson, MD
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We had a nice experience at the Topside. The staff was polite and INCREDIBLY service oriented. Some of the guests struck us as rude or, shall I say, demanding, and the staff handled it all with exquisite courtesy. Their breakfast was outstanding. The room was okay not a wow but the experience was and level of service was truly outstanding....

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Mark_and_Buzz, Owner at Topside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a very nice review, we really appreciate it when guests use words like 'outstanding' to describe their experience. We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast, we have really creative plans for an even more locally inspired menu this summer. Thank you for also noting our professionalism. Last but not least, we want...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come to the top of the hill and enjoy our incredible views of Boothbay Harbor, Maine at Topside Inn! At our Bed and Breakfast set in a beautiful 19th-century sea captain's home and two summer guesthouses you'll find a warm welcome, comfort and style with modern amenities, fabulous breakfasts, and easy access to shopping, restaurants, boat excursions, botanical gardens, hiking trails and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Topside Inn

Address: 60 McKown St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1863
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: $203 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Topside Hotel Boothbay Harbor
Topside Inn b&b
Topside Inn Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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