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4.7 out of 5

"Loved the updated feel in the room even though this is an Historic Inn. Bathroom is updated and very clean. Very friendly staff. An easy very short wa ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 05 Sep 2019

Hotel Description

Beach inn near Higgins Beach

Oceanside stay

At this Scarborough inn, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Higgins Beach and 3 miles (5 km) of Scarborough Beach State Park. Also, Prouts Neck is within 3 miles (5 km) and Western Beach is within 6 miles (10 km).

Renovated in 2017

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this inn. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A terrace, a garden, and a picnic area are also on offer.

Free WiFi, cable TV

The 23 guestrooms offer TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and free bottled water. Other amenities include hair dryers, ironing boards, and free toiletries.

Superior Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Quadruple Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Basic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Higgins Beach Inn ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Higgins Beach Inn

Everyone (4) Couples (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 14, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 15, 2019 by Krysten Reilly - General Manager

Thank you for coming to stay with us!

4 out of 5
Loved the updated feel in the room even though this is an Historic Inn. Bathroom is updated and very clean. Very friendly staff. An easy very short walk to a beautiful beach. The bed and pillows were very comfortable! Fresh chocolate chip cookies at check in was a bonus!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 1, 2019 by Krysten Reilly - General Manager

We're so glad you had a good time staying with us!

5 out of 5
Not sure why i got this survey in German. Probably because my name is of German ancestry. The rooms were very nice and clean. The bathrooms looked new and the bed was comfortable with nice sheets. There is a restaurant and a bar on site. The location is excellent and very close to the beach

Posted by on Aug 26, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 4, 2019 by Krysten Reilly - General Manager

Hi there - We're glad you had a good time staying with us recently! We hope you're able to visit us again soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 10, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 12, 2019 by Krysten Reilly - General Manager

Thank you for staying with us!

4 out of 5

Home feeling hotel.

This was a nice hotel a few blocks from the beach. The people running the facility are very nice. Some of the rooms had a shared bathroom, ours had its own bathroom. The only drawback is the creaks and groans of the floors and doors. It didn't seem to bother me while sleeping, but it may bother some. Not much they can do about it.

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015

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5 out of 5

Cozy and quaint

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
Second time staying at the Higgins Beach Inn. Although we did not eat in the dining room (South Portland waterfront nearby), i enjoyed my stay at the inn. Well appointed room with VERY comfortable beds. Hot coffee and muffins in the foyer the next morning. The location is superb. One block from the ocean. The sound of the waves breaking on the shore lulled me to sleep. Lots of fun.

Posted by , from Fiskdale, Sturbridge, MA, USA on May 26, 2012

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5 out of 5

great place with excellent restaurant.

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
The Higgins was located just up from the Ocean. The staff was very friendly and competent. We love are stay there.

Posted by , from Ma on Feb 7, 2011

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at Higgins Beach Inn. Free self parking is available. A complete renovation of Higgins Beach Inn was completed in April 2017. This Scarborough inn is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 23 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1822
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport) (13.8 km / 8.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Higgins Beach Inn offers 23 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Higgins Beach Inn has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 10:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 75.00 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 25.00 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No elevators
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8.00 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 25.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 75.00 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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