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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 31 May 2015

I stayed there for a wedding and was hugely disappointed. We had arranged to get into a room early, but were unable to do so. When we later complained, the owner said he would have been happy to get us another room. He offered no such thing even after the importance of getting into a room prior to the wedding...

2Thank Emily C
Jasper, Indiana
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Just what we needed as a base to explore the area. If you are looking for nightlife this may not be for you. But the Inn owner was very accommodating. Our flight was delayed so we got in late the first night. Coffee and Blueberry muffins in the morning were awesome.

3Thank JollyRogeryoho
Eden, New York
Reviewed 6 January 2015

My husband & I stayed here for one night and one was plenty. No air-conditioning, No fans in the rooms. The room only had one window so there was not even a cross breeze. It was so hot it was stifling. We ended up sleeping in our cloths with our wallets under our pillows with the door open to the...

3Thank WckdWanda
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Advertised to be a stone's throw to the beach. I would like to see the person who could throw a stone and come within 500 feet of the beach. Be prepared to carry your luggage up a full flight or two of stairs. Find the amenities as there is a very lumpy bed. No TV. No telephone. No iron.You have...

11Thank Bree3
Montpelier, Vermont, United States
Reviewed 26 August 2014

If you want to vacation in Maine, this is the place! You have the beaches right there and so much in such a short drive. We went to the the board walk over at OOB one night and into to city of Portland another. The Higgins Inn is a total upscale class act. You're are not taking a chance with...

4Thank Rick L
New Jersey
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We headed up to Maine in mid July for a vacation without any reservations and was lucky to find the Higgins Beach Inn. What a great little place. We stayed for two nights. The only unfortunate part was we had to change rooms. The first room was on the second floor and was lovely, the second room was on the...

1Thank kar-ake
Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We spent four days at Higgins Beach Inn. We can't say enough about the wonderful staff from the Inn and from Garafalo's Restaurant...Colleen, Sophia and Maura at the desk; Ashley, Leigh, Rebecca (and others) at the restaurant; Jenn and the wonderful young ladies from Housekeeping...they were all helpful, kind, prompt and responsive to every need we could have had. The...

2Thank KRcdsm
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We ate dinner at Garafalo's several times during the week we were at Higgins Beach, and each meal was excellent. We had Avery as our server, and she was fantastic!!!! We recommend asking for her. We tried several items on the menu, and each were very good. We would recommend the pear and goat cheese salad, the Wedge salad (excellent...

1Thank Terry S
Snowville, New Hampshire
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The rooms are clean, steps from the ocean, food is incredible, and the service is first class. Kevin and I are innkeepers and it was a treat to getaway to a place that treats folks the same way we like to treat our guests. We are looking forward to our next visit with Bob, the friendly innkeeper.

1Thank SVINH
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We were fortunate enough to have dinner here while visiting a friend whom rents a nearby beach house every year. Our waitress was young and enthusiastic and very eager to make sure our dinner experience was a success. The entire meal was wonderful. I highly suggest the beet salad. It was a visual and culinary delight. There was a live...

1Thank Mar122

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just a stone's throw from the Atlantic Ocean, Higgins Beach Inn is a classic Maine beachfront Inn. Completely renovated in 2017 to refresh guest rooms, common spaces, and the on-site dining experience, Higgins Beach Inn is the perfect place for a couples retreat, family vacation, or an ocean activities getaway. Located about 15 minutes away from excellent dining, shopping, and nightlife in Portland, Higgins Beach Inn is perfectly situated for any traveler seeking to explore Southern Maine in summertime. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Higgins Beach Inn

Address: 34 Ocean Ave., Scarborough, ME 04074
Region: United States > Maine > Scarborough
Price Range: $241 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Higgins Beach Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Higgins Beach Hotel Scarborough
Higgins Beach Maine
Higgins Beach Inn Maine/Scarborough
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“If you need a room with a private bath there may be limited ones available.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraL780, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higgins is a small community so at night the traffic is non existant.”
 of 5 bubbles paulsU7630LD, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Drive past - do NOT stop”
 of 5 bubbles mgB4345GL, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 20, unless you like kitchen exhaust fans, bring a power strip and your own liquor if so inclined”
 of 5 bubbles 395BrianB395, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 15 is at end of all with an ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles 681justinb, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
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