Payne Homestead

14 Atlantic Ave PO Box 216, Vinalhaven, ME 04863 USA (Show map)


This historic Victorian B&B is perfectly located for your island excursion. Comfortable rooms, water views and a convenient, in-town location are complimented by outstanding hospitality and customer service. We believe that everyone deserves the best value their vacation budget can afford, and will do everything we can to make your island experience a special and memorable one.


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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5

Perfect week

5 on April 13, 2012

Thank you for a week of rest and recreation. We enjoyed the island's natural beauties, crab sandwiches on the shores, cycling, and the amazing air. Breakfasts were a perfect start. The inn is lovely.

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Rooms & Rates


Queen bed with shared bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen


King room with private bathroom.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $185

Double with 2 Twins

Double with two twin beds with shared bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double , 2 Twin

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Location Type

Island, Small town


Portland, ME (PWM-Intl. Jet Port) 82 miles

Directions to property:

From Camden, drive approximately 10 miles south on Route 1 to Rockland, Maine.Follow sign (turning left) to Maine State Ferry terminal. Catch ferry to Vinalhaven and enjoy the 1hr 20 minute ferry ride. When you disembark the ferry, take a left and proceed down Main Street through Town. Just about 1/2 mile down,the sidewalk to Payne Homestead meets the bend of Main Street at the granite trough dedicated to Moses Webster. If driving, take the first right after the bend (at the Town bandstand and galamander) onto SChool Street,and then an immediate right onto Atlantic Ave. Our parking lot is on your left, the first house on Atlantic Ave.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Fresh water swimming quarries, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, BBQ grill, Board games, Clothes dryer, DVD Player, Desk, Internet Service, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

Room amenities

Bath robes

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Fishing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Sailing, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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  • Check In:: 12 noon
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Yes Childcare is available upon request
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night advance payment required as non-refundable deposit.
  • Cancellations: Deposit is non-refundable, but changes to the reservation are permitted.



Donna Payne

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

We love to hike, kayak, read and just spend quality time with our friends and family. Running an island B&B gives us all this and more, as our family of friends keeps growing!

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Served in peak season only

  • Serving Location: Several island restaurants serve breakfast and are within a short walk.

Special meal options