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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Thistle Inn is a historic sea captain's home that offers 6 nicely appointed rooms with private bathrooms. Breakfast is only served from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The Thistle Inn is for those that enjoy the convenience of an on site restaurant, elegant rooms and a perfect homebase for your vacation.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located


Full view
80Somewhat walkable
Grade: 80 out of 100
20Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
16Attractionswithin 0.5 km
27Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • English
Popular mentions
We stayed at the Thistle Inn New Year's Eve. The room was "Victory Chimes". The room was near the side door on the first floor with easy access to the dining-room for dinner. The room was clean and the bed and linens were comfy. The natural light at the end of the day gave the
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We have been to Boothbay Harbor many times over the years and this is the first time we stayed at the Thistle Inn. What a pleasant experience. The innkeeper Anya is so friendly and tries to accommodate her guests. The rooms are very comfortable with a large bedroom and bath.
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The Thistle Inn was so inviting when I researched places to stay in Boothbay. I assumed it was like the Bed and Breakfasts I've stayed at in the past but it was not so my friends and I were very disappointed. The stairs we had to go up were so steep and the step itself so
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After a rough start, the host reminded us 3 times we had no reservation, we had a wonderful fine dining experience. Our waitress Avery was professional, attentive, and fun to talk to. The Lazy Lobster and Lamb Chops were both outstanding, both greatly enhanced with a lemon
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The two of us selected Thistle for our fine dining meal. Our reservation was honored promptly with seating in a new part of the old tavern inside. We were offered a choice of waters and got Pelligrino. Seafood small bites were offered but we chose creative salads. The
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Our room: Victory Chimes. Great late afternoon light warmed the room on a very chilly winters day. Lovely!
Towell rack hanging from wall
Shower stall separated from wall
Crack shower stall
Is this Inn pet friendly for obedience pet therapy dogs? Thank you Judith
"Choose a room in the main building first floor if you have a lot of luggage.. It is quiet and close to the coffee."
"Close to the entire town"
"The Timber room, though lovely, is I think a bit more noisy because you can hear the traffic on 27."
"See if you can find a room on the opposite side on the home from the restaurant."
"Romantic. Stairs to 3rd floor might be a bit much for some"
United StatesMaineMid Coast MaineBoothbay Harbor
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