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.

The Holiday House Inn

View Deal
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
View Map
Add a photo
{"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

22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 22: English reviews
Start your review of The Holiday House Inn
 Click to rate
Rainbow Lake, New York
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Off season, the price is right for being right on the beach. The rooms are clean, albeit a little dated. Shades could be a little darker to block out light from the parking lot and you can heat people on occasion through the ceiling or walls, but I really have no major complaints. This was the second year we stayed...

Thank Fritz A
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Senior citizens and those who like quiet motels(I DO) WILL have a pleasant stay at the Holiday House In Scarborough ME. It's a basic motel with no "extras" , yet it is only about 300 feet from a beautifully white sandy beach . It is easily accessible to Portland as well as OOB. Rooms do need to be given some...

Thank Robert F
Webster, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The best thing about this hotel is its location right on the beach, or rather, in the dune grass of Grand Beach which extends all the way from Pine Point in Scarborough past the pier in Old Orchard to Ferry Beach and Camp Ellis in Saco. You could walk for miles on the wide, sandy beach. This is not the...

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We needed a place close to friends and in the summer Old Orchard is booked and pricy. So, we found this spot in Scarborough. It has a common kitchen, the thing to note is that it closes at 8 pm. So, if you take dinner late... Or want wine and cheese on your front/room stoop, one must do all kitchen...

Thank Babuszka
New Milford, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 July 2016

First the door open's in wrong directions if you have the room at front of house, when you walk in you walk right into a dresser, I get the decor "old fashioned" but terribly done, it felt runned down, the bed was horrible, no coffee to be found you pay for the beach only, thats it....Looked forward to my mini...

Thank pamela T
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This inn has a great location on the beach just north of Old Orchard Beach. My husband and I enjoyed the beach tremendously.and witnessed a wonderful sunrise from our room. The inn is old-fashioned and quirky in a charming way. The breakfast was unremarkable but good enough. One of the allures of the area to us is the fact that...

9Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Bathroom floor was dangerously slippery...when dry! Linens not clean & not a blanket to be found. Door lock very, very difficult to both lock & unlock. Breakfast consisted of partially thawed muffins & sour juice. NOT a pleasant stay.

Thank maddiebMiddletown
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2014

The Holiday House is a beautiful inn on the Pine Point part of the beach near Old Orchard. The establishment is made up of an inn in front and a hotel wing in the back. The owner is very nice and staff helpful and friendly. Prices to stay there have gone up though and upkeep hasn't followed. The rooms are...

1Thank EasternCanada
Sharon, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We just spent a weekend at this quaint inn that was easily accessible to Old Orchard Beach and all the amusements. While it is a bit of a walk (but doable), it is completely separate from all the noise. The rooms are...rustic but very comfortable and clean. The Inn rooms have a great breeze, good ocean view, and waves that...

4Thank stusalz
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2014

2nd visit. The last time, I stayed at Holiday House was in 2011. I happy to say our 2nd stay at Holiday House exceeded our expectations as did the first. The location is perfect. The access to the ocean and beach is excellent. The Inn has a wonderful place to sit out and view the ocean. I cannot say enough...

Thank David R

17 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (17)
View from Room (1)
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Other (9)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Scarborough
3.0 km away
Black Point Inn Resort
Black Point Inn Resort
#3 of 13 in Scarborough
189 reviews
3.1 km away
Americas Best Value Mt. Royal Inn
Americas Best Value Mt. Royal In...
#35 of 44 in Old Orchard Beach
156 reviews
0.9 km away
Ocean Walk Hotel
Ocean Walk Hotel
#11 of 44 in Old Orchard Beach
199 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.4 km away
The Edgewater
The Edgewater
#6 of 44 in Old Orchard Beach
201 reviews
1.9 km away
Alouette Beach Resort
Alouette Beach Resort
#10 of 44 in Old Orchard Beach
427 reviews
1.0 km away
Lighthouse Suites at Pine Point
Lighthouse Suites at Pine Point
#6 of 13 in Scarborough
8 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cozy, family owned and operated Inn and Motel, located with direct access to the Grand Beach area of Saco Bay (1.8 miles from the Old Orchard Beach Pier) near Pine Point in Scarborough, Maine. The Inn was the home of the first generation of operators, who opened their doors to travelers starting in 1964. Sixteen motel units were constructed adjacent to the Inn, opening in 1970. The adults only Inn, and family Motel are all non-smoking units. Many of our guests are returning families who've been vacationing with their parents and grandparents, since my grandmother and grandfather opened the Inn almost 50 years ago. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Holiday House Inn

Address: 106 E Grand Ave, Pine Point Beach, Scarborough, ME 04074-8874
Region: United States > Maine > Scarborough
Price Range: $179 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your The Holiday House Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
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

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Holiday House Inn staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Holiday House 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

“Suggest the second floor”
robertfW7145KW, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in Inn can face beach, motel is perpendicular.”
LizG714, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the inn have great views.”
jessicao789, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Do NOT stay there.”
maddiebMiddletown, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Try to pick a room in the Inn part of the establishment if available.”
  • View from beach side
EasternCanada, 23 Aug 2014 | Read review
5 of 5
US$145* /night
View Deal
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates