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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The Inn was clean & no funny smell at all. Staff were friendly & helpful always with directions. Very close to Puffin Boat Trip location. Many great restaurants within walking distance. Harbor always full of boats & traps (fresh caught lobster in July -- I never eat lobster) so the view is beautiful. "Mine Oyster," and "Herringbone's" both had fresh... More 

Thank PuffinLover2016
capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am glad you found our location convenient to town. Have you ever tried lobster? It is unlike other seafood. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return sometime in the future. We have a variety of other cruises that you might like to try! Sincerely, Diane Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn More 

houston, tx
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45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Cap'n Fish's provides affordable lodgings in Boothbay Harbor, but you get what you pay for. I was drawn by their offer of discounts for whale watching, and the bargain price would allow me to splurge on lodgings elsewhere along the Maine coast. It is rough around the edges- think motel - but the truth is they let us check in... More 

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capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for pointing out the bargain price. Our "no frills" allows us to keep our prices down and offer the lowest waterfront prices in Boothbay Harbor. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Cabbage Island and the Whale Watch. We certainly have had the perfect weather for boating excursions! Happy Travels, Diane Cap'n Fish's Waterfroont... More 

Oak Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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82 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Cap'n Fish's for several years now. It is an older motel however, the housekeeping staff are very friendly and do an excellent job of keeping the rooms clean. There is a free continental breakfast and there is a 10% discount on the restaurant on the premises as well as a significant discount on a Cap'n... More 

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capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! I agree, it is an incredible view no matter how many times you have seen it. I am fortunate to be here every day. Thank you, also for mentioning the discount offered at Cod's Head Restaurant. Although we do not operate the restaurant ourselves, we have received many compliments on their food and... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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285 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I was really happy with this location. In BBH, you have the west side of the harbor, where the boat tours leave from and the souvenir shops are. And then the east side (this side) which also has lots of hotels/motels and restaurants, but seems to me much more peaceful. And there's a little bridge across the harbor that makes... More 

1 Thank FoodieOnAHarley
capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you were happy with the location. It is one of my favorite spots too! Imagine having to look at this view every single day at work! Thank you for staying with us. I hope that you will join us again in the future! Sincerely, Diane Cap'n Fish's waterfront Inn More 

Leeds, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My wife and I have been coming here to vacation every year for the last 33 years. We find the rooms are very comfortable. The staff is excellent! There is an excellent breakfast and lunch restaurant right on the water that is right there. The Inn is located right on the bay and has the best views. Sunrise and Sunsets... More 

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capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Bill & Evelyn! We are so happy to have you as part of the Cap'n Fish's Family! We look forward to having you as our guests for many more years! Sincerely, Diane Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I had a very nice stay in efficiency unit #53 arriving on June 14, 2016 for 4 nights, except for the last night (which I explain at the end). There are several good comments I would like to give: 1) Great location with nice views of the water. The sunsets were spectacular! 2) Convenient having the Cod's Head Restaurant right... More 

2 Thank SC_Hawaii_Traveler66
capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Dear SC, I am so sorry to hear about the last night of your stay. I was not made aware of this. I will contact you personally. Thank you for the compliments that you pointed out. We appreciate that very much. I will be in touch shortly. Sincerely, Diane Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn More 

Alexander, New York
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I found the room to be run down and dirty from many years of thousands and thousands of guest and not remodeling. The continental breakfast was a couple of Tupperware containers of cereal and some banana bread. Do yourself a favor and look elsewhere.

Thank Ken H
capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mr H, I was shocked to see your review. I will agree that the hotel is older, but dirty? Our housekeepers work extremely hard to maintain a level of cleanliness like no other place. It is probably the compliment we get the most, other than how friendly the staff is and what a great value it is. I am... More 

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60 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stayed four nights at Cap’n Fish’s Waterfront Inn in late June/early July. If you want to have lobster picnic table style Cap’n Fish’s is equidistant between the Lobster Dock and Boothbay Lobster Wharf. Also it is only a 10-minute walk to a foot bridge that takes you across the harbor Once our car was parked at the hotel we... More 

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capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very nice review! I am happy that you were pleased, and even more happy that you said you would stay here again! We look forward to seeing you in the future. Diane Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn More 

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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I had an idea of what the hotel was going to be like after reading the reviews so we weren't surprised. We stayed two nights here at $149+tax per night. The hotel is on the opposite side of where the main area of shops and restaurants are in Boothbay Harbor but there is a footbridge near the hotel and we... More 

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capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you weren't 100% pleased with everything. Would you mind contacting myself or the manager to provide your room number. We would like to correct the fan problem and replace the bulbs to the proper ones. I appreciate your pointing theses things out. Sincerely, Diane Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn More 

Portland, Maine
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Made my online reservations for 3 adults, two rooms, for two nights a couple of weeks in advance. Once we got to the hotel I noticed that the bill was $60 higher then what my online reservation was because I was being charged for things that I shouldn't have been. When I brought this to the attention of the woman... More 

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capn_fishs_inn, Owner at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Dear Courtney C, I am so sorry to hear about your encounter. I have never had a problem with the staff before. They have always been very courteous. I will look into this. Thank you for taking time to review our property. Sincerely, Diane Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn offers comfortable, clean accommodations at a very reasonable price. Many rooms have a water view. All rooms are air conditioned and offer free wi-fi, cable tv, in room coffee makers, hairdryers, irons/ironing boards. The lobby offers complimentary coffee all day and a continental breakfast from 7-10:30 daily. Our on site Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in season. Hotel guests receive discounts on Caap'n Fish's Whale Watch, Puffin Watch and Sightseeing Cruises. The view is spectacular! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn

Address: 65 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: ₹ 6,614 - ₹ 9,887 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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Cap`n Fish`s Waterfront Hotel Boothbay Harbor
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
#9 Family Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
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“Recommend getting a harbor view room. It is worth it!”
  • View of Boothbay Harbor from the dock in front of the motel.
 of 5 bubbles ShelleyD007, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“second floor rooms have better views, but stairs”
 of 5 bubbles 907herbertm, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request water view room on the first floor if you do not want steps. No elevators”
 of 5 bubbles 135cindyt, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Value, comfort, friendly, and clean. Not 'five star' but a wonderful, nice place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles dwew35, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view room”
 of 5 bubbles 533lydiac, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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