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 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 ratingSmugglers Cove Fantastic place to stay. Short drive from Booth Bay Harbor. Awesome breakfasts, great restaurant for dinner and an unbeatable... read more

    Jeri R
    7/21/2019

    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 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 ratingLoved Smuggler’sCove I can honestly say that Smuggler’s cove was one of the most enjoyable places we have stayed. I loved the... read more

    linda r
    10/16/2019

    5 star ratingGreat place What a nice place to stay. The rooms were very clean and updated. The entire staff was so friendly and... read more

    Debbie M
    8/13/2019
  • 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 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 ratingMemories in Maine! We had a wonderful time at the Smugglers Cove Inn. The view and location are spectacular. The owners and staff... read more

    Chbaratta
    8/16/2019
  • 5 star ratingRelaxing vacation Had a great time !!! the owners were very helpful especially with our bags n such as well as suggesting... read more

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    Anna M
    9/30/2018

    5 star ratingGreat location!! This is a classic motel renovated to suit today's traveler. I only stayed one night, but my experience was truly... read more

    christopherfrantz13
    9/05/2019

    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 ratingPerfect place for family vacations We just came home from a one week stay at Smugglers Cove Inn. We loved it there so much.... read more

    olian123
    8/22/2019

    5 star ratingGreat visit! Hubby and I stayed at Smugglers Cove 9 years ago; we finally made it back this year by taking a... read more

    JenRonp
    7/10/2019

    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 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 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 ratingMulti-year guest finds second year of new ownership making upgrades to property My wife remembers when this motel opened in 1958. Our staying there is a favorite summer time activity.

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    Homer M
    7/12/2019
  • 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 ratingExcellent way to unwind and relax. We had a wonderful 3 nights at this restful inn. These are the things that made it special: ... read more

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    Sarah S
    6/12/2018

    5 star ratingNever been to Maine Absolutely love it here! Out of the way from the hussle & buzzle of everyday life! Perfect for... read more

    Tom B
    9/24/2019
  • 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 ratingUnbelievable view! Smuggler's Cove was an amazing location. Close to everything and away from the madding crowds. They have several... read more

    jelder60
    7/18/2019

    5 star ratingNot stuffy or pretentious, just plain friendly. If your looking for relaxing spectacular views and a friendly atmosphere this is it.
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    Dave C
    7/26/2018
  • 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 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 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 ratingKayaking weekend Owners are lovely, responsive and hard working. Continuously upgrading the property. Rooms are large and the views are fabulous. You... read more

    Rachel F
    6/19/2019

    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

    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

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

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, canoes and paddle boats. 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. People can dock and dine at our 1820 House Restaurant.

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 in the Lantern building. These are our only pet friendly accommodations where guests and their four legged friends enjoy an ocean view and balcony together.