Maine Stay Inn & Cottages

34 Maine Street , Kennebunkport, ME 04046-1800 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


The Maine Stay Inn offers luxurious accommodations in the historic coastal Maine community of Kennebunkport. The Main House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, provides updated styling and modern amenities in a stately Victorian home. The Cottage Suites, offering added space and privacy, range in style from updated traditional to 21st century modern, and these guests may choose to enjoy breakfast delivered to their door or dine in our main dining room. All guests enjoy a multi-course gourmet breakfast daily, afternoon tea and snacks, and complimentary Wi-Fi. All accommodations have en-suite baths (some with whirlpool tubs and heated floors), flat screen TVs, and many feature gas fireplaces. The main house and five cottage-style buildings surround expansive lawns and gardens, with hammocks and Adirondack chairs for your relaxation and enjoyment. Stroll tree-lined streets to fine shops, restaurants and art galleries of Kennebunkport's Dock Square. The scenic harbor is just a block away, while you'll find sandy beaches just a mile from the inn.




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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Great property, great people, great time!!!!

4.8 on April 18, 2016


No matter what the season a wonderful setting and wonderful hosts.

4.6 on March 14, 2016

The hospitality and caring of the hosts cannot be beat. This is a place that deserves repeat visits.

Valentines weekend

5 on March 02, 2016

We enjoyed our stay for Valentines weekend. The owners were wonderful. The cottages were convenient, private and exceeded expectations. Can't wait to go back.

Wonderful Place

5 on January 28, 2016

Spent a cold, wintry weekend here in cottage #4. Clean, modern, well stocked, cozy warm with a fireplace and top notch facility! Service could not have been better - breakfast delivered to our door promptly at our requested time, excellent food, and friendly, helpful staff! So many things to do within minutes of the Inn. Thank you for a much needed getaway. We will be back!

Such a gem

4.4 on January 14, 2016

A beautiful inn with great food. Rooms are perfect. It's family run, and some family members are friendly and chatty, others not so much, but it's all part of the experience, and we had a wonderful stay. I would certainly recommend it and I would definitely go back!


5 on December 27, 2015

I highly recommend the Maine Stay Inn! My husband and I have been there twice and are already planning next year's trip!

Innkeeper Response
"Outstanding" from a repeat guest means a great deal to us. Thank you so much for your kind words. See you next time, maybe when the warm weather is back.

Excellent Place

5 on December 24, 2015

Excellent Place


5 on December 22, 2015

My wife and I stayed at The Maine Stay recently and we really enjoyed our visit. Our room was exactly what we wanted and was clean as could be. Breakfast was excellent, although I'd prefer to have breakfast earlier than 9PM. Hosts were outstanding, especially Walt, who has a fantastic personality.

Innkeeper Response
We offer 4 seatings for breakfast except during our quiet season. I am not sure what unit this guest stayed in, but in 13 of our 17 rooms we offer a delivery at 9 or 10 and a seating in the dining room at 8:30 or 9:30AM. On a super quiet morning 1 seating seems to be the practical choice and 9:00 seems be the time most of my guests desire. For guests that wish to eat early we always offer a cold self-serve breakfast option. I am sorry if this guest was not aware of that option.

Excellent getaway!

4.8 on December 14, 2015

The perfect weekend getaway! Beautiful rooms and very friendly service. Willing to go above and beyond to make our stay exceptional! Our go-to place from now on!

Nice inn

4.0 on December 09, 2015

The innkeepers, Judy and Walter, are very friendly and make you feel right at home. The breakfast is fantastic. We were there for Christmas Prelude and the inn is within walking distance to town but far enough to not be in the thick of it. Would highly recommend staying here.

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Rooms & Rates

Romantic Cottage Suite 1

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

Romantic Cottage Suite 7

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

Cottage Suite 10

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

Romantic Cottage Suite 4

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

Cottage Suite 8

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Contemporary Cottage Suite 9

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Captain Walker’s Suite Room 16

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Luxury Cottage Suite 3

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Romantic Cottage Suite 2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Elmview Room 15

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Four Poster Room 18

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Deluxe Cottage Suite 5

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Deluxe Fireplace Suite Room 12

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Abbie’s Retreat Room 17

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Premier Cottage Suite 6

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Luxury Cottage Suite 11

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Garden Room 14

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location Type

Seaside Resort, Historic District, Oceanview, Small town


Portland, ME (PWM-Intl. Jet Port) 25 miles

Directions to property:

95N to Kennebunk/Kennebunkport Exit 25. 35S for 6 miles to intersection of Rt 35/9. Left on Rt 9 over bridge straight to T-intersection. Turn right onto Maine Street. Maine Stay is 2/10 mi down on left.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, presidential summer home, Cape Porpoise, carriage rides, Seashore Trolley Museum, summer theater, antique shopping, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Tours, University, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, Desk, Electric vehicle charging, Fax Machine, Library, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Telephone, Videos , Complimentary concierge service, Beach towels, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, restaurant menus, expansive yard and gardens, hammocks, adirondack chairs

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Whale-watching, Scenic Lobster Cruises, Amusement Parks, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3 PM - 7PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Families with younger kids allowed only in cottage suites
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2-night minimum stay during peak season and on holiday weekends.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit
  • Cancellations: Full refund of deposit if reservation is cancelled 14+ days in advance of arrival date minus a $25 cancellation fee. If the reservation is cancelled less than 14 days in advance, we will refund the full amount, minus $25 bookkeeping charge only if we rebook the room at the full rate.



Judi & Walter Hauer

Languages spoken

English, German

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

One of our favorite past times is enjoying a walk on the Maine Coast. There are lots of incredible nature preserves with almost limitless miles of trails in the area. Such a treat!

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  • Time Served: breakfast seatings
  • Serving Location: Breakfast can be delivered to all suites, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , gluten free, advance request; vegan, advance request

Signature Dish

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes
Light and fluffy with ricotta cheese, served piping hot with warm maple syrup.