A slice of paradise on the coast of Maine

This is Living!

Ocean View from Every Room

Incredible Sunsets

Sandy Beach & Kayaking

Heated Pool

Luxurious Rooms

Relaxing Setting

Private Dock

Welcome to Smugglers Cove Inn

East Boothbay Harbor Maine Oceanfront Hotel

  • 5 star rating4 Night Surprise! This was the first place we’ve felt at home on vacation as a family! With 2 very busy 2,5 year... read more

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    Tyler B
    8/25/2018

    5 star ratingSpectacular stay I want to thank the amazing staff for making my family and I visit to Maine wonderful.The housekeeping supervisor and... read more

    157082
    7/01/2019

    5 star ratingOceanfront was beautiful from the balcony We got there they was so welcoming to us. We got our room and the first thing I did was... read more

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    Nell C
    6/27/2018
  • 5 star ratingWonderful time What a beautiful place to stay. We were in the Pier Building and it was great. Getting up in the... read more

    Escape138854
    9/30/2019

    5 star ratingPerfect place for a young family! We chose to stay here based on all of the outdoor amenities it had to offer and we were not... read more

    amandadC9623OW
    7/24/2019

    5 star ratingWonderful and complete New England Inn and property We were a couple hoping to enjoy a midweek getaway from the hustle and bustle of life. We did exactly... read more

    JazzyJeff139
    8/11/2019
  • 5 star ratingNothing fancy, just beautiful We were here for 4 days and stayed in the Pier room. The views are absolutely beautiful and we didnt... read more

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    spetriello75
    7/31/2018

    5 star ratingLove this place! The place is quaint, the rooms are clean, the people are friendly, the views are amazing (and there is a... read more

    msskeato
    9/14/2019

    5 star ratingGreat location, staff so helpful and friendly Our view was beautiful; we loved having the deck. Our room was very clean and decorated very nice. ... read more

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    MaryLL7
    10/04/2018
  • 5 star ratingHeaven on Earth So quiet! Beautiful place! Great management. Outstanding restaurant with a hearty free breakfast. Everyone was so... read more

    maidencolumbia
    9/01/2019

    5 star ratingGreat weekend getaway My wife and I stayed at Smugglers Cove Inn for a long weekend. The location is the best feature.... read more

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    A TripAdvisor Member
    11/21/2018

    5 star ratingGreat time on the Maine coast! Smugglers Cove Inn provided a wonderful haven for my wife, niece, and I to explore the Boothbay Harbor region. The... read more

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    Jai C
    10/13/2018
  • 5 star ratingAmazing sunset on the water Our family stayed here for few nights and had a great time! First, the rooms are clean, beds are very... read more

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    Vik S
    6/17/2018

    5 star ratingQuick getaway The office staff were so friendly and helpful. Just had knee replacement so I needed a first floor room. ... read more

    Seaglasscove
    8/27/2019

    5 star ratingWonderful Our family had an amazing experience. This family owned and run Inn was so peaceful and perfect for a romantic... read more

    Cheflindsays
    6/15/2019
  • 5 star ratingAn amazing location on Boothbay Harbor! This was our first stay at the Smuggler’s Cove Inn and we thoroughly enjoyed it!! The location is very picturesque... read more

    PeacefulNh
    7/06/2019

    5 star ratingBliss Oceanside I drive hours and hours out of my way to get to this destination, This is probably not a five... read more

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    Anne A
    8/14/2018

    5 star ratingVery unique property with awesome customer service! The location is stunningly beautiful and you get a true feeling of the nature of Maine. In other words it... read more

    MrsWhyluvstotravel
    6/28/2019
  • 5 star ratingRelaxing!! Boothbay is a beautiful place but you really need to relax while you are in a vacation state of mind.... read more

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    bobvt1955
    7/06/2018

    5 star ratingGreat place! Enjoyed a one night stay while recently passing through Maine on the way to Acadia. The room was clean and... read more

    Sharon H
    9/11/2019

    5 star ratingWOW! What a view! My mother, 2 sisters-in-law, and I (all from Arkansas) stayed in 2 adjoining rooms in the Pier at Smuggler's Cove... read more

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    Mary T
    6/25/2018
  • 5 star ratingAn amazing location on Boothbay Harbor! This was our first stay at the Smuggler’s Cove Inn and we thoroughly enjoyed it!! The location is very picturesque... read more

    PeacefulNh
    7/06/2019

    5 star ratingSmugglers Cove Inn Lots of Buildings along the bay to Choose From. We Got A Loft Building With A Deck and a... read more

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    Dibird50
    10/09/2018

    5 star ratingGreat food, great atmospher Reviewing our trip to Smuggler's Cove last year I was compelled to write review. It was a warm Friday night... read more

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    Daniel E
    3/15/2018
  • 5 star ratingNice place to stay, fits the area This hotel fits the area. The rooms, bathroom and property were all well kept. Laid back, friendly staff and decent... read more

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    coreyw627
    7/21/2018

    5 star ratingWonderful place to vacation First let me tell our wonderful experience. After a laborious day of traveling being stuck leaving Tampa after over... read more

    Larry P
    7/08/2019

    5 star ratingVery appreciative to Smuggler's Cove My wife, daughter, and I were at the end of our Maine vacation and were traveling from Bar Harbor to... read more

    NurseChippy
    8/23/2019
  • 5 star ratingDelicious and friendly staff Really enjoyed our dinner and the pretty view. I eat gluten free and they were very accommodating. Food was awesome.... read more

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    barbarabR1585UX
    8/02/2019

    5 star ratingWonderful and complete New England Inn and property We were a couple hoping to enjoy a midweek getaway from the hustle and bustle of life. We did exactly... read more

    JazzyJeff139
    8/11/2019

    5 star ratingWe Will Return We actually found this resort on Trip Advisor! We phoned them and obtained a great rate for the night.... read more

    HappyQuilter40827
    9/08/2019

ACCOMODATIONS

OUR ROOMS AT SMUGGLERS COVE INN

Pier

Pier

Water, water, everywhere! The Pier’s spectacular setting will make you feel as though you have gone to sea.

Anchor

Anchor

Spacious, with private balconies and even a kitchenette if you wish, Anchor guest rooms have room to sprawl.

Loft

Loft

The Loft is perched on the hillside with a view over the pool and the cove, perfect for taking in the view.

Dory

Dory

The Dory building sits further back from the water but still has water views from most rooms.

Lantern

Lantern

Featuring the Inn’s original Decor, these pet-friendly rooms offer a stunning ocean view.

Call 207-633-2800 or email res@smugglerscoveinnmaine.com to secure your place.

Explore the finest Boothbay Harbor Maine Lodging from Smuggler’s Cove Inn, formerly known as Sunset Beach.

Smuggler’s Cove Inn is centrally located in the Boothbay Harbor region between Boston and Acadia National Park on a tranquil Maine deepwater cove.

Take a look – Smuggler’s Cove Inn has

Everything for your perfect Maine vacation!
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Private Sand Beach

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FREE Buffet Breakfast

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Heated Oceanside Pool

Pool closes Sept 30
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Sit by our firepit next to the ocean!

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Complimentary Use of Kayaks & Canoes

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FREE Resort Wide Wi-Fi

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Moorings for boaters

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Private dock for fishing

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Children's playground

BY THE NUMBERS

SMUGGLERS COVE INN

65

Lighthouses

With 3 of them visible from Ocean Point.

3,478

Miles of Coastline
Maine has to offer

30

Miles of Hiking Trails
in the Boothbay Harbor Region

460

Feet

That’s how much private coastline Smugglers offers YOU!

KID FRIENDLY

Children can enjoy swimming in our heated pool, building sand castles on our private beach at low tide, fishing, or playing on our newly added kids play area. Boating activities are also available to kids with parent supervision.

BREAKFAST

Every table has an ocean view through our panoramic glass-lined dining room. Our guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast.

GIFT SHOP

If you feel like staying in and want to grab a few souvenirs or even a snack. You can visit our on-site gift shop right at the front desk.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

There are three scenic walking trails located within a mile of our property. For our guests we conveniently offer free use of our kayaks and canoes. You can enjoy one of our beautiful evening sunsets right on the water in one of our kayaks!

OUTDOOR POOL

Our heated outdoor pool is waiting for you to enjoy at a comfortable 80 degrees with a spectacular view and the ocean only steps away from the pool. Pool closes Sept 30.

SANDY BEACH

Guests can enjoy walking along our private sandy beach at low tide.

PRIVATE DOCK

Guests are welcomed to fish off of our private dock. Moorings are available for boaters for a small fee.

FREE PARKING

Located just outside of busy downtown Boothbay Harbor, we have plenty of free parking available for all guests. Overflow parking and Loft building parking are located on the North side of our property.

AREA ATTRACTIONS

Things to Do in Boothbay Harbor Maine: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Whale/Puffin Watch trips, ,Golf, Mini Golf, Lighthouse sightseeing cruises, and sport fishing trips are all located within a 5 mile radius of Smuggler’s Cove.

SHOPPING

We are just a short 5 miles from the downtown Boothbay Harbor Shopping area. There is something for everyone in downtown Boothbay. Ask Alan or Marge for the best places to go.

PET FRIENDLY

Enjoy our pet friendly*, Maine-Lodge style room accommodations on the bottom floor of the Lantern building only. These are our only pet friendly accommodations where guests and their four legged friends can enjoy their stay together.
* Lantern building rooms do not have A/C.