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Sophistication and Comfort in the Romantic Heart of Coastal Maine

Camden is like no other place in Maine, and the same can be said of the Camden Maine Stay Inn. Both capture the essence of coastal Maine and its geography, history and traditions. The Inn and its eight guest rooms are imbued with charming period details, tasteful decorating and modern conveniences. The Inn exudes a much sought-after, but rarely achieved, sense of casual elegance – that elusive combination of sophistication and comfort.

Specials & Packages

Make Your Stay More Affordable and Fulfilling

When you book directly with the Camden Maine Stay Inn, you can take advantage of the considerable savings afforded by our several specials, and you can enhance your stay with us through our various packages. We take delight in making your coastal Maine vacation both more affordable and fulfilling.

Concierge Services

Let Us Help You Have a Great Vacation

At the Camden Maine Stay Inn, personal service is a defining element of how we interact with our guests. We relish the opportunity to help you plan, organize and implement your vacation activities. Whether you are looking for ideas, itineraries or arrangements, we are ready, willing and able to provide you with an enjoyable, fulfilling and memorable vacation experience.

Travel Guide

Activities and Sights for Every Interest

We encourage you to take advantage of our complimentary Travel Guide to help you plan your vacation to coastal Maine. The Travel Guide provides a comprehensive listing of the many activities and sights that are available in Camden and several other nearby communities. The Travel Guide is an incredible idea generator and planning tool and will greatly enhance your vacation experience.

Guest Reviews

Here, and elsewhere on this website, are actual reviews of the Inn that our

guests have written and posted on our listings on Tripadvisor and Google.

“Best inn I’ve stayed at ever, period.” (2021)

“If you are looking for a ‘Maine Experience,’ go to Camden and stay at the Camden Maine Stay Inn. It is the best of the best both for comfort and hospitality.” (2021)

“Our experience featured superlative hosts, delectable food, exemplary cleanliness, and charming accommodations.” (2020)

“The accommodations were lovely; breakfast, creative and tasty; ambiance, beautiful and quiet; location, a few steps from downtown and proximate to shops and restaurants.” (2021)

“Mix gracious hospitality with an inviting sense of luxury; add a beautiful setting; stir gently with humor and warmth; and you have a recipe for many return visits to the best that Maine has to offer. Peter and Janis are exemplary hosts!” (2020)

“This is an Inn not to be missed! The innkeepers are delightful and welcoming. Everything is immaculately clean. The breakfast is all fresh, organic and seasonally picked food. The environment is peaceful and safe. . . . if you are looking for a quintessential, beautifully styled New England, this is it!” (2020)

“We could not recommend the Camden Maine Stay Inn more! . . . We will never stay anywhere else again. The accommodations were first class, the owners warm and inviting, and the breakfast out of this world! If we could give more than 5-stars, we would.” (2020)

“The Camden Maine Stay Inn was AWESOME!!! Peter and Janis go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Breakfast was AMAZING!!! The inn is impeccable. I would highly recommend staying at this American Treasure!!!” (2020)

“I can’t wait to go back!” (2021)

“Our room was spotless, comfortable and well appointed.” (2020)

“Each room was beautifully decorated with warmth, coziness, elegance and charm.” (2019)

“Our room was decorated beautifully and was appointed with every amenity for our comfort and convenience. No detail was overlooked.” (2020)

“Some of my best literary friends occupied the shelves – Orwell, Hemingway, Rand, Mitchell – what could be better?” (2020)

“There was a lot of attention paid to the little details that make a big difference – quality amenities in the bathroom (including salts for that glorious bathtub), fresh still water daily, and local chocolates.” (2021)

“This Inn is the type of place where it felt like every little detail is thought out.” (2020)

“This historic inn is beautiful and immaculate – a comforting thought in this era of Covid-19 – and most interesting with its extensive gardens, Chihuly glass pieces, Steinway piano, and tuxedo cat.” (2020)

“The several sitting rooms were lovely as was the dining room and bright, warm, glassed-in porch.” (2019)

“The grounds are gorgeous. There is a fabulous crushed rock path meandering around the grounds and a creek running through the property with a stone bridge across it.” (2021)

“If you are an outdoor plant lover (I am), then you will really appreciate the grounds around the Inn.” (2021)

“Peter and Janis were amazing and felt like good friends. . . . Peter even offered us a ride home from our restaurant in a driving rainstorm (we had walked there) and we loved his thoughtfulness.” (2019)

“These two people are amazing, and you would have to travel far to find a better place to spend a relaxing few days.” (2020)

“A gem of an Inn.” (2020)

“The inn and grounds are absolutely gorgeous. My room is perfect. I get a gourmet breakfast every day. I came expecting to spend one night, and three days in I can’t pry myself away.” (2021)

“We could not have asked for a more perfect experience.” (2021)

“We have stayed in many beautiful establishments in the USA and abroad, and this was above and beyond. We would highly recommend!” (2020)

“We came strangers and left friends.” (2021)

“Janis and Peter are the most welcoming innkeepers we have ever had the pleasure of meeting, and their way of making you feel right at home makes your stay a pleasure in every way.” (2021)

“As innkeepers, Janis and Peter deftly walk that line between being present to address any questions or needs while creating space and privacy for guests to enjoy the inn on their own.” (2020)

“The innkeepers, Peter and Janis, are some of the kindest, most welcoming people you could ever meet, and feel like old friends by the time you leave.” (2020)

“If I were told that Janis is a chef at a high-end restaurant, I would certainly believe it. Her meals are perfect in every way, both in presentation and wonderful flavors.” (2021)

“We had breakfast on the sun porch, a sweet little room off the kitchen that overlooks the gardens. . . . The food was delicious, with local ingredients and lots of care and attention paid to the flavors and presentation.” (2021)

“I was particularly impressed by the cleanliness of the Inn and all the precautions that Janis and Peter have taken amidst COVID.” (2020)

“Even before leaving home to drive to Maine, I was impressed and reassured with the advance notice and descriptions of safety and health precautions that we would expect. Those assurances were just as described and allowed for feeling safe and sound while in the Inn, at breakfast and in general.” (2020)

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