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The Pentagoet Inn offers romantic rooms and exquisite dining. Nestled on a seaside bluff, graced with majestic elms, it overlooks the village and harbor of Castine, Maine. Built in 1894 the inn is Castine's oldest, original "summer hotel" still welcoming guests of Penobscot Bay. This whimsical ME bed and breakfast has a prominent three story turret, gables and a delightful wraparound porch lined with lush window boxes and wicker rockers, flowers are for sale by the honor box. The porch is a favorite of photographers and artists and a great spot to read the morning paper or to join us for an intimate dinner.
Turret, King bed with Eastlake headboard and matching marble top dresser. Bath has original claw-foot tub, shower, marble top sink. Seating area in the turret has views over the town to the harbor.
Corner room, King bed with fanciful Victorian headboard made of carved flowers and matching marble top dresser. Small bath has tub and shower, antique marble top sink.
Queen bed with hand painted Cottage style headboard and matching dresser. Large tiled bath has original claw foot tub and shower. Private balcony with seating area surrounded by window boxes.
King bed with Empire headboard, beautiful floral wallpaper. Small tiled bath has tub and shower, antique marble top sink. Three large windows look out to garden.
Queen bed with 1870's faux painted headboard and matching dresser. Bath has tub and shower. Corner room overlooking garden.
Turret, Queen bed with brass headboard. Tiled bath has original claw-foot tub, shower, pedestal sink. Seating area in the turret has views over the town and down to the harbor.
Full bed with Empire headboard, ornate Victorian dresser. Bath has original claw-foot tub, shower. Very cozy corner room with nice views.
King bed with scrolled mahogany headboard. Eastlake dresser. Tiled bath has tub and shower, marble top sink.
Twin beds with Empire rope turned headboards. Private tiled bath across the hall with tub, shower, marble top sink
Queen bed with Victorian hand carved headboard and matching marble top dresser. Large private bath with shower across the hall.
Queen bed with elaborate Victorian headboard. Small tiled bath with shower, pedestal sink.
Demi-suite, king bed with majestic "Odd Fellows" headboard and Victorian marble top dresser. Separate sitting room has day bed with trundle. Small tiled bath and shower.
Queen bed with Victorian headboard made of carved flowers and matching dresser. Small tiled bath with shower. Corner room, garden views.
Twin beds with turned walnut headboards. Small tiled bath with shower. Cozy corner room overlooking garden.
King bed with Empire headboard and dresser, small writing desk. Tiled bath and shower. Corner room.
King bed with whimsical Queen Sophia headboard and matching dresser. Tiled bath with shower. Corner room, garden views.
5 on August 17, 2012
We decided to visit Castine on our way North to Bar Harbor and stopped at the Pentagoet Inn. It was a good idea. The location was ideal, right near the wharf. Good bed. Good night sleep, nice private bathroom across the hall, and a nice buffet breakfast. Julie was everywhere all the time and paying attention to every detail. (I got tired just watching her...) We had an outstanding dinner (the bouillabaisse was outstanding, and I come from bouillabaisse country) and Jack was very worldly : ). Great Inn and great Innkeepers! We will definitely visit again. Patrick and Deb Barbary
5 on July 27, 2012
We were headed to a nearby town, but decided on the Pentagoet. It was a decision I do not regret. The Pentagoet Inn and Castine are like stepping back in time. I cannot say enough good things: warm, friendly, welcoming, comfortable, relaxing...it all fits! Jack, Julie and staff are really focused on making sure you have an enjoyable stay. We stayed in a king room in the separate house behind the inn. It was a sizeable room, well furnished, with an ensuite bathroom. This is an older historic place with all the associated charm but the cleanliness and comfort of a new place. Our experience the third night typifies how they go the extra mile. Tired from a day at Acadia, we arrived back at the inn shortly after closing time for the restaurant. We really wanted some dessert but thought we were too late and under dressed. Jack could not have been more welcoming, ushering us into the bar and making sure that we were served drinks and dessert, with a good side of conversation and advice on what to do the following day. Castine is a wonderful hamlet. Close enough to tourist filled places like Camden and Bar Harbor, but far enough away to really make you feel like you have gotten away from it all. Ride the free bikes, enjoy a great breakfast, read a paper on the porch, walk around town, experience the nearby beauty of the coast, savor a great dinner at the restaurant downstairs...this is a true vacation.
5 on February 17, 2011
I stayed at the Pentagoet last summer with my husband, our second visit in five years. The Victorian era that marks the hotel's beginnings are subtly evoked in the furnishings, linen, flowers, and courtly service. The food was as divine as we had remembered, and the wraparound porch is comfortably furnished with comfortable wicker for a quiet newspaper in the morning, or drink with a companion. Really heavenly!! Jack and Julie know how to make a visitor feel welcome, and their bar, Passport, is a window into another world. Jeannine
4.6 on December 13, 2010
We booked one night at the Pentagoet Inn and ended up staying for three. It was wonderful. The Inn is beautiful, well appointed, very comfortable. We love old historic buildings, and the Pentagoet is a classic. Jack & Julie are wonderful hosts; Jack spent time telling us about places not to miss (and some to miss!) which helped us make the most of our time there. The food at the Inn was great. Breakfast offered a variety of options, and we thoroughly enjoyed dinner there. It was delicious! We went in mid Oct, and it was obvious that this is very much a summer town. It was very quiet, and when walking around the town at night, most of the homes were dark. I imagine it's a lovely town all lit up on a summer evening, but it was like a ghost town when we were there. Just an aside, not anything the Pentagoet could do about it :)
4.8 on October 19, 2010
We traveled in Maine for 1 week and stayed in 6 different bed and breakfasts. Pentagoet Inn was our favorite. The atmosphere was charming, the furnishings appropriate for a Victorian establishment. We especially enjoyed talking with Jack, the innkeeper. He was very helpful in planning our day trips. We dined at the onsight restaurant two times, and we were very pleased. The breakfast was delightful as well. Try to stay in either the room with the turret or the balcony-wonderful!
Bar Harbor, Belfast, Bucksport, Camden, Rockland, Stonington, Oceanside, Village
Bangor, ME (BGR)
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, Nature area, Ocean, Religious Services
Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn, Country Inn
Board games, Telephone
Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Fridge, Hairdryer, Wi-Fi
Jack and Julie Burke
Spring Weekend Special May and June are beautiful months in Maine, the gardens are their most spectacular, the days are warm and the nights cool. It is the quiet season, before the rush of high summer, the perfect time to explore the small villages and coastal harbors of this peninsula. To further entice you we are offering a fantastic special for May and the beginning of June- one night lodging in our best room available with a $75 gift certificate for dinner in our restaurant. Includes full country breakfast, afternoon tea and evening hors d'oeuvers. $199 Stay a second night for $95. Come experience our warm hospitality, great country breakfasts and excellent farm to table restaurant. Cannot be combined with other discounts and applies to new reservations only. Rates based on double occupancy and subject to availability.