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Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant

York, ME 03909 USA (Show map)
250 Reviews
$159 - $325
per night

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A small family run resort uniquely situated on a private peninsula, providing an unsurpassed location with panoramic view of the Atlantic ocean and harbor. Spacious grounds offer privacy as well as numerous recreational activities. Accommodations are in the Maine House, a classic New England 'Cottage,' and modern multi-unit buildings. Most rooms have private decks with water views. Antiques of museum quality, warmth and charm are found throughout. The Dockside Guest Quarters is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Yankee Magazine's Travel Guide as an Editor's Pick - a must see in New England.


Rooms & Rates

Maine House (#101)

This is one of our most popular rooms- for good reason. This is a large sunny corner room on the second floor of our Maine House. There is a large deck with comfortable chairs, begging you to spend some time enjoying the view, directly out the harbor channel to the ocean. You can have the same great view from indie you room because of the large sliding glass door. King bed, upholstered chair, wicker couch, WIFI, cable TV, heat and A/C all make this room very cozy and comfortable. The bathroom has been completely updated yet retains the classic cast iron claw footed tub. Many guests send us outstanding sunrise pictures each year, taken from this deck!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


Our largest accommodation, with similar units on 1st and 2nd floors and in each of our outer buildings. All suites have living rooms that open onto private decks with great water views. Comfortable porch furniture makes it easy to spend time enjoying the view. The living rooms have a pull-out sofa, dining table/chairs, TV and a comfortable chair. Some suites have gas fired fireplaces. The kitchen area is compact yet complete with everything you need. Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven and all the utensils, pots/and and dishes. You won’t want to do too much cooking because our outstanding restaurant is close by. The bedroom has a queen bed, TV and plenty of closet space. These are great rooms for extended stays or if you just need a little extra space.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Queen with Alcove

This is our mid-size room, queen bed in the main bed room and a twin bed in an alcove. Like most of our rooms these have private decks with a great water view. The twin bed in the alcove provides accommodations for a third person or extra space should you need it. Bathrooms have granite counter tops, tile floors and tub/showers. TV, Refrigerator, heat, A/C and WIFI make these rooms very comfortable.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Standard room

Filled with plenty of amenities, these rooms feature a queen bed, comfortable chairs for reading and relaxing, plenty of room in dressers and closets for belongings, and baths with vanities and tub/showers combination. Depending upon which building you’re in, these rooms either offer access to a large waterfront balcony or a private balcony sporting great water views.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Queen with fireplace

For romantic getaways or a distinctive touch, these rooms offer a queen bed and an in-room individually controlled gas fireplace. Additionally these rooms feature comfortable chairs for reading and relaxing, plenty of room in dressers and closets for belongings, and baths with oversized showers. Private balconies and spectacular water views add to the ambiance here.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Captain's Quarters

If privacy and comfort in a quintessential Maine seacoast setting is what you are looking for, then this is the place for you. The Dockside is pleased to offer a special three bedroom, 2 ½ bath unit in our Captain’s Quarters building. This unit is ½ of the first floor and the entire second floor of a two unit Cape Cod style building, with extraordinary water views. There is also plenty of room outside to play and relax as the Captain’s Quarters is surrounded by lawns, gardens and water. The view out the front door is York Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. Out the back you see the Wheeler Wildlife

  • Maximum Capacity: 8
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 1 Double , 2 Twin

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.3

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250 Reviews

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Great Place to Stay, Complete New England Feel with Great Views and Meals

4.2 on August 28, 2014

We stayed for a weekend getaway and truly enjoyed our stay. The rooms are simple and nice, nothing fancy but met our needs. The true beauty was the deck off of our room which overlooked the harbor, with a beautiful sunrise great ocean breeze. The morning breakfast was fantastic, including eggs, sausages, bagels, breads, granola, fresh fruit, cereals and coffee/tea. We carried the breakfast back to our room and enjoyed it on our deck, but many guests took advantage of the large covered porch outside the Main House. The service was great, staff friendly and place quiet and clean. The restaurant serves and amazing baked stuffed lobster and is a great option for dining out without going anywhere. We would highly recommend this place if you are looking for a quiet, quant and relaxing getaway.

Wonderful place for getting away

3.6 on August 28, 2014

We stayed here for four nights in August for a wedding. Lovely location right on the water next to a quiet harbor. Kayak tours within walking distance but otherwise you need to drive unless you are prepared for a long walk. Their breakfast is wonderful with a nice selection of hot and cold options. Staff was always helpful and attentive. We were in the Main House which has older rooms with character. Our room was wonderfully decorated - exactly what you'd expect in a Maine B & B. Can use bikes for free. It's a great place to do as much or as little as you want. Very relaxing experience. We'd love to go back!

Great stay at the Dockside

4.0 on August 27, 2014

We stayed at the Dockside for four nights. Our room was in one of the guest houses, which was charming. The view from our room was stunning. The property is beautiful and our whole experience was restful. We go to Maine frequently, but had never stayed here before. We will definitely go back.

Fantastic place

5 on August 27, 2014

It's a fantastic place to stay and share the experience of real Maine. I really couldn't expect more. My kid had and his friend had lot of space, games and a wonderful garden where they could play all day. An awesome place to rest with breathtaking views over the bay. I wish I could have spent there more days. Try it. Corrado

Beautiful View!

4.6 on August 23, 2014

This is a great place to stay! The food was good and our room was nice. The staff was very friendly and helpful.


4.8 on August 20, 2014

Fabulous views. Clean comfortable rooms. Friendly staff. Very nice buffet breakfast included.

lovely setting B&B

4.4 on August 18, 2014

Even nicer than pics on website. Our 2-room suite with veranda overlooking the harbor and water was comfortable, very relaxing, and more beautiful than we had expected. Service was very cordial and attentive.

Downstairs room in the main house

3.4 on August 17, 2014

What a stunning location, with beautiful scenery and rustic charm. A great place to relax and vacation!!!

Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant

5 on August 17, 2014

It has been a wonderful & fantastic spending a few days in Maine at the Dockside hotel. The people are extremely friendly and willing to assist on anyting you may require & need. Really great

Beautiful View in York Harbor

3.2 on August 13, 2014

The view can not be beat. The bed was extremely comfortable although the sheets were rather scratchy. Unfortunately the claw-foot tub was a huge challenge for me having had knee replacement surgery. Owners were friendly and breakfast was very good.

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Location Type

private peninsula, ocean front, 1.5 hrs from Boston, Oceanside, Small town

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Numerous scenic walks, York Historical District, Portsmouth, N.H., Kittery outlets, Lighthouses, 3 town beaches, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Fax Machine, Library, Wedding Facilities , River cruise, Bikes, Lawn games, High-speed internet, Beach chairs, umbrellas

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Croquet, Shuffleboard, Motorboat rental, Rowboats, beaches, Badminton, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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  • Check In:: 4:00pm-9:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited to first floor room only.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends, July & August.
  • Deposit Amount Required: THE GREATER OF: 25% OF TOTAL STAY OR 1 NIGHT'S RENT
  • Cancellations: Two week notice required for refund. $25 fee deducted from all refunds. Cancellations with less than two weeks notice forfeit deposit.



Lusty Family

Languages spoken

English, French

About the innkeepers

The Dockside has been owned and operated by the Lusty family for 50 years. Eric & his wife Carol are the second generation of Innkeepers. They share the same desire to provide a "taste of Maine" for their guests in a truly remarkable setting.

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Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 8-9:30 AM
  • Serving Location: on porches overlooking the Ocean, In the baywindow room overlooking harbor, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian , Weddings, business meetings

Signature Dish

Roasted Duckling with orange sauce
Not a meal you normally prepare at home because of the time it takes. The time we take make it worth it!! Roasted twice to remove the grease normally associated with duck. A cranberry stuffing with crisp skin gives the duck wonderful flavor.


Details Diamond Collection

22 Harris Island Road , York, ME 03909 USA (Show map)

Property highlights

Free $100 gift card with a $350+ purchase