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Pentagoet Inn
Bed and Breakfast

Castine, Maine

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Pentagoet Inn Bed and Breakfast, located in one of the most unspoiled
and historic coastal villages of the Maine coast, is just up the hill from the picturesque harbor of Castine.

The peaceful pastimes of an old-fashioned New England summer await you here at our Midcoast Maine bed and breakfast. Breathe the clear salt air, smell the scent of the pine, and the aroma of rugosa rose. Stroll through our inn’s beautiful gardens to discover native perennials that flourish in the unique climate of coastal Maine. Unwind to the gentle pace of days gone by, dine by candlelight, and be lulled to sleep in our stunning bed and breakfast in Maine by bell buoys chiming softly in the distance.

You’re welcome to borrow our bikes and tuck a picnic into the basket on the handlebars for a short pedal to the lighthouse. Explore the country roads and seaside coves of this unspoiled peninsula. They will lead you to unhurried villages, hidden harbors lined with lobster boats and sailing schooners, fields of wildflowers, and blueberry barrens. Along the way discover antiques shops, art galleries, country fairs, and flea markets. Venture further afield to Camden, Stonington, or Acadia and Bar Harbor. It’s all just an hour away from our Maine Coast lodging with dozens of villages in between, each with its own character. There is something for everyone with the incredible Maine attractions near Castine.

The main building is a Victorian structure built in 1894.  Guestrooms are also housed in an adjacent Colonial style building, which is over 200 years old. The wrap-around porch and common rooms offer guests an opportunity for socializing or solitude.

This whimsical Queen Anne Victorian with its three-story turret, quirky gables and adjoining 18th century cottage offers fabulous weekend getaways in Maine. It has 16 bedrooms, all with private baths. There is a hint of a tilt to the floors and doors and with all the delightful nooks and crannies, each room is unique.

You will feel comfortably at home with the inns charming mix of antiques and collectibles.  The rooms are furnished with attention to detail, antiques, vintage lithographs, luxury linens, down pillows and old-fashioned floral coverlets. Most rooms have king-size beds, several have claw foot tubs and fireplaces and one has a flower-bedecked balcony. 



The rooms are furnished with incredible attention to detail: antiques, vintage lithographs, luxury linens, down pillows, and old-fashioned floral coverlets. Most rooms have king-sized beds; several have claw foot tubs and fireplaces, and one has a flower-bedecked balcony.

Our beautiful Maine inn is open from May through October. Our base rates are $135.00-$295.00 per night during the high season with possible lower rates available for extended stays and off-season visits. Our prices include a private bath, full country breakfast, afternoon refreshments, bicycles, Wi-Fi, and guest computer. We also have an on site our Maine restaurant and pub with incredible entrées and ambiance.

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Our Maine hotel has partnered with Savvy Rest Organic Mattresses in an ongoing effort to promote a green environment at the inn. Savvy Rest produces mattresses that are nontoxic, healthful and comfortable using natural latex, organic cotton and organic savvy wool.

Our Hotel Amenities Include:
  • Early Morning Coffee
  • Daily Concierge Service
  • Guest Refrigerator
  • Country Breakfast
  • Guest Computer
  • Irons/Ironing Boards
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Evening Hors d’oeuvres
  • Guest Bikes
  • Umbrellas
  • Coffee/Tea Pantry
  • Laundry Services
  • Daily Newspaper


Breakfast at our Castine, Maine bed and breakfast is a wonderful way to start the day. In the morning, you’ll wake to the smell of freshly brewed coffee set outside your door. A casual full country breakfast will follow for you to enjoy on the deck or linger at a private table for two in the dining room.

On the buffet, depending on the season, you’ll find Maine blueberries or strawberries picked at a local farm, one of our homemade granolas, organic yogurt, dried fruits and nuts, locally made jams and breads. Lots of hot La Colombe coffee and tea, fruit juices and on special mornings our famous fruit smoothies.

We offer delicious sweet and savory breakfast entrees: Maine Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes, Featherbed Eggs, Apple Streusel French Toast with Maine Maple Syrup, Local Cheese and Herb Omelets, Belgian Waffles topped with warm Fruit Compote. Julie previously owned a pastry shop so there are always delectable muffins, scones or a coffee cake warm from the oven.


We invite you to dinner. It’s casual by candlelight with Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong in the background.  Our dining room is intimate, graced with floral paintings, mismatched antique china and garden flowers on every table. On warm evenings there is a table for you on the porch, under the stars. 

It’s exceptional home-cooking that honors the classics in its soulful simplicity and bow to the seasons. Our chef, Gina Melita, uses ingredients that are local, fresh from the farms and waters that surround us. The menu features lobster and local shellfish, native fish and game, New England specialties and fine desserts. There is a well-stocked wine cellar as well as a full bar. Reservations are suggested. 

" We wish our home cooking tasted like this!.....
be sure to order the exceptional bouillabaisse
Discerning Traveler, August 2002

~Castine, the Down East Region of Maine~

Many of our guests make the Pentagoet Inn in Castine their base from which to explore Penobscot Bay, the Blue Hill peninsula, Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, the Down East Region of Maine. There are a dozen towns within easy reach of Castine, each one special with it's own unique character, antique shops, art galleries, flea markets and country fairs. Castine is centrally located for day trips as it resides in a triangle between Camden to the South, Stonington and Deer Isle to the East and Acadia in Bar Harbor to the North, each an hour away. The Pentagoet Inn in Castine offers a quiet respite from the more touristy track, the bustle of Camden and Acadia in Bar Harbor


  • Go sea kayaking, rentals and tours available
  • Take a harbor cruise, charters arranged
  • Play golf and tennis, just a block away
  • Watch the windjammers from the Dyce Head lighthouse
  • Hike Witherlee Woods or Holbrook Island Sanctuary
  • Board the mailboat for a daytrip to Isle au Haut
  • Hear exceptional chamber music at Kneisel Hall
  • Tour our local museums or the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland
  • Browse the various shops in downtown Castine featuring art, antiques, books and handmade crafts
  • Enjoy the many summer festivals held around the peninsula
  • Take a starlit stroll along the wharf

The peaceful pastimes of an old fashioned New England summer
await you here

Rates and Policies

  • May through October: rates are $135-$295 per night.
  • All rooms have private baths and include a full country breakfast and afternoon refreshments.
  • Check-In is between 3:00 and 6:00 in the afternoon.  For arrival after 6:00 in the evening please make arrangements in advance. 
  • Check-out is at 10:30.  If you need a later time please let us know, we have some flexibility.
  • A deposit is required to confirm your reservation.  We request a 50% deposit of your total stay, with a minimum deposit of one night.  A confirmation of your reservation will be sent to you once we have received your deposit.
  • Our Inn is non-smoking throughout.
  • The Inn is appropriate for older children.
  • We can accommodate pets in a limited number of rooms.
  • Cash, personal checks and traveler's checks are preferred.
  • Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
  • Cancellation:
    If you must cancel all or a portion of your visit we will gladly refund your deposit if you have notified us by the cancellation date, 14 days prior to your arrival date.    If you must cancel all or a portion of your visit with less than 14 days notice you are responsible for the duration of your stay unless we are able to re-rent the room.  If we re-rent your cancelled room the duration of your stay will be refunded fully. There is a $25 administration fee per room for all cancellations.  Certain group events have different cancellation periods which will be noted in your confirmation letter.  Refunds on deposits for cancelled large parties and events outside the cancellation period may take up to 30 days to process.
  • The inn is open from May through October.  We encourage you to call us directly so we may best accommodate your needs.

Come stay at the Pentagoet Inn and experience the
timeless charm of Castine and why they call it the most historic village in Maine.

Pentagoet Inn Bed and Breakfast is a member of the following associations:
Professional Association of Innkeepers International
Select Registry

Pentagoet Inn
Bed and Breakfast

Main Street
P.O. Box 4
Castine, Maine 04421
(207) 326-8616
(800) 845-1701

Fax: (207) 326-9382
Email: stay@pentagoet.com
Homepage: www.pentagoet.com
Innkeepers: Jack and Julie Burke

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