We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Newcastle Inn

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Management photos
Newcastle Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 113: English reviews
Start your review of Newcastle Inn
 Click to rate
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our second visit - when in the area, we'll always return. Julie makes you feel like family - if you have a loving family, who make you totally comfortable! The old house is beautifully restored and decorated - spacious, huge deck overlooking the river, sunny breakfast area, quiet rooms for reading or doing puzzles. Nice breakfast - will do healthy...

Thank cjaorme
Management response:

Dear cjaorme, Thank you for very much for your kind words. It is always wonderful to see guests when they return for another visit. I am happy that you feel like family - because that is how I want you to feel! Newcastle Inn is a grand old lady of a house and I am pleased to hear that you...

Mandeville, Louisiana
Reviewed 24 September 2016

My husband and I spent 2 nights in mid September at this wonderful B&B. Our room was on the second floor facing the river and gardens and had lots of natural light. It was spotless and very comfortable. Breakfast was beautifully served with many food options. The location was close to shops and restaurants, situated right on the river, which...

Thank Corinne N
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Corinne N, Thank you for your review of your stay at Newcastle Inn. The rooms on the rear side of the property, facing the grounds and Damariscotta River, are favorites of many guests and I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your room. Breakfast outside on the deck is a great way to start the day and I'm glad...

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Inn is lovely with a very charming inn keeper. It is within walking distance of Damariscotta with it's wonderful shops and restaurants. It is on the river and there are common rooms and outdoor space that are right on the rifver (lovely). The owner is onsite and is very helpful as well as having a great team to serve...

Thank Noraha3
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Noraha3, Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts regarding your recent stay at Newcastle Inn. It takes a number of people to run an inn of this size and I agree that I have a "great team" that not only serves breakfast, but helps keep things neat and tidy. I look forward to your return the next...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nineteen years ago my husband and I discovered this inn. We liked it so much we decided to get married here. We have been coming back for the last several years and always enjoy our visit. The rooms are tastefully decorated and very comfortable. My favorite place to stay is the carriage house. It is conveniently connected to the main...

Thank Karensreview48155904
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Karensreview48155904, Thank you for your kind words and review of your stay at Newcastle Inn. It is wonderful to have guests like yourselves, who return year after year. I am happy to hear that you like the cookies and am happy to share recipes. As you have discovered, Newcastle Inn is conveniently located and gives you walking access to...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We loved our stay at Newcastle Inn. Julie was welcoming, and our room was clean, well furnished and relaxing. We enjoyed the sunroom that is one of the common areas. Breakfast was delicious - and they had fantastic coffee. Each morning we ate breakfast on the back deck while looking out at a beautiful view of the water. There is...

Thank csj8492016
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

Dear csj8492016, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Newcastle Inn. The sun room is a favorite spot for many guests to sit and relax. You can enjoy the views of the gardens and river without the bugs! So happy to hear that you enjoyed our Newcastle Inn Blend coffee - available exclusively at Newcastle Inn. Thank...

Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were warmly greeted at Newcastle Inn. We had a very clean, lovely room on the second floor. There is a lovely, peaceful view to Damarascotta River from the deck and from our room. Breakfast on the deck was really delicious.Clean, warm and perfect..not fancy, simple and just right. Would highly recommend Newcastle Inn to anyone wanting to stay in...

Thank Molly33C
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Molly33C, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at Newcastle Inn. I agree, the view of the Damariscotta River from the deck, and backyard, is quiet and tranquil. You wouldn't know that you are only a short walk from the bustling village of Damariscotta! The highest compliment that can be offered is to recommend Newcastle Inn and...

Talladega, Alabama
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The inn is right on the Damariscotta River with great views. Our room was Tenants Harbor, named after one of the lighthouses in Maine. You can walk to town from the inn if you don't mind walking about 10 minutes or so. The inn is good sized with a TV room, a pub, a sunroom for working on a jigsaw...

Thank Mickysmom111
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mickysmom111, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Newcastle Inn. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time while you were with us. Of the 14 rooms at the inn, the Tenants Harbor room is a favorite of many guests. I'm sorry to hear that you had difficulty connecting to the WiFi when you...

Haverhill, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Newcastle Inn is great place to stay, with a view of the Damariscotta river, and great location to visit surrounding towns. The rooms are very nice and the breakfast on the outside deck was very enjoyable. The staff was A- one and the owner, Julie was the best. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

Thank RRV65
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time as our guests here at Newcastle Inn. Having breakfast outside on the deck is a great way to start the day and I'm glad that you were able to experience that. We look forward to your return the next time you are visiting the Newcastle area. Regards, Julie Bolthuis, Owner

Saugus, MA
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A beautiful inn with gracious innkeeper. Just lovely breakfasts. First morning we had a baked egg dish with spinach and tomatoes in it along with turkey sausage after we started with delicious coffee, juice and strawberries and blueberries, yum. The 2nd day we had coffee, juice, watermelon with fresh mint followed by delicious cornmeal waffles and bacon. Also in the...

Thank atlanticshoals
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

Dear atlanticshoals, Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your thoughts regarding your recent stay at Newcastle Inn. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast meals while you were here. An added bonus is being able to eat outside during the summer! Just to clarify, the reason that your own wine needs to be...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our 2-night stay at the Newcastle Inn. We chose this inn because it's one of the few in the area that have chargers for electric vehicles. It is a 2-minute drive from Damariscotta, ~20 minutes from Boothbay Harbor, and ~40 minutes from Camden. We weren't able to take advantage of the breakfast but our room was quite comfortable....

Thank 81FrequentT81
NewcastleInn, Owner at Newcastle Inn, responded to this review

Dear 81FrequentT81, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Newcastle Inn. The Tesla charger and Clipper Creek charger have been very positively received by guests, such as yourselves, with an electric vehicle that needs charging. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Bass Harbor Suite. It is a very popular room for guests...

16 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (13)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Dining (3)
Room/Suite (3)
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (3)
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Room/Suite (1)


  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 14 guest rooms at Newcastle Inn are each named for a historic Maine lighthouse and all rooms have private bath and air conditioning. Room features might include: gas stove or fireplace, or a private porch. Free WiFi access is available throughout the inn. Two rooms are dog friendly. The common areas include a three season porch, living room, sitting room, pub and a great deck to be enjoyed during the warmer months. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Newcastle Inn

Address: 60 River Rd, Newcastle, ME 04553-3803
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Newcastle
Price Range: ₹ 9,977 - ₹ 14,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Newcastle Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The Mohegan room was spacious, quiet, large BR with good shower, flat-screen TV, beautifully appointed.”
cjaorme, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I only saw our room - which was the West Quoddy Suite which was lovely.”
csj8492016, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the back on the top floor have a great view down to the water!”
ew36, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Blue Heron is wonderful. Street side can sometimes be a bit noisy.”
F6352HWlindap, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The inn is on a busy road so request a room in the back of the house.”
sandy0106, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
5 of 5