Tel: 207.633.2290

55 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538


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Captain Sawyer's

   Bed & Breakfast   

Boothbay Harbor, ME 

"The Way Life Should Be"



This former sea captain's home is a victorian-era beauty. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Boothbay Harbor, Captain Sawyer's is a short walk to the best that Boothbay has to offer including restaurants and shops with a uniquely local theme. This historic B&B features numerous amenities and personal touches to make your stay truly memorable. Join us every morning for a seasonally inspired breakfast featuring New England's finest ingredients.



Fresh colors and seaside decor adorn the rooms of Captain Sawyer's. With easy access to the wrap around porch, upper deck, large windows, and harbor views there is no shortage of space to enjoy a glass of wine or beer from our list. 





Awake each morning to a fresh breakfast with locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. 



Watch the sunrise with a cup coffee or sip away the sunset with a glass of wine on either of our decks.



Allow us to arrange a trip on one of the local schooners for a day on the water.

Free Wifi


Keep in touch (if you desire) with free high-speed Wifi.

Daily Housekeeping


High-thread count linens and plush towels bedeck the rooms.


Spend your lunch al fresco with an expertly prepared lunch. We'll even provide a map of the best spots in town for a picnic!


local artists gallery

We proudly display paintings around the inn created by our very talented local artists. If you wish to purchase a one-of-a-kind piece or have questions please contact us at your earliest convenience.


Schooner Tour


Climb aboard one of the Harbor's schooners and see the beautiful coast of Maine as well as the vast marine life.

Historical Sites


For the history buff, the lighthouses, 19th century buildings, railway village, and Historical Society Museum are not to be missed.

Food Scene


In this seafood haven there is no shortage of the ocean's bounty. Allow us to book you a reservation or stop in one of the many great restaurants.



From lobstering and fishing to golfing and hiking Boothbay has this and so much more to offer.

Art & Culture


Catch a show at one of the town theaters, visit an exhibition in this artist colony or bask in the botanical gardens for an afternoon.

Day Trips


The area is in close proximity to many other islands in the area that should be explored such as: Cabbage Island, Monhegan Island, or Damariscove Island.

Our Rooms

Each room at Captain Sawyer's is named after a local schooner

Lewis R. French

Built in 1871

Topsail, gaff-rigged schooner


March 28, 2017

Basements. Basements have never been my cup of tea. They are dark, damp, and contain an assortment of creepy unknown. On Sunday, March 26th Jeff Dowdy, the great great grandson of Captain Sawyer, and his wife Jen came over to the bed and breakfast. This visit was merely to discuss our endeavor and any needs we may have as far as antiques and unique pieces that would bring a better sense of the time period of this former sea ca...

March 24, 2017

Just one month into our renovations and Captain Sawyer's is starting to shine!

The saying is certainly true, that a fresh coat of paint can do wonders. In keeping with the neutrals theme for the interior walls, this old building gets brighter each day. The first floor will feature bright white trim with a sand/oatmeal color and the second floor will feature a light silver grey with bright white trim as well. All of the bedrooms...

March 2, 2017

Meet the new owner of Captain Sawyer's Bed and Breakfast (formerly Captain Sawyer's Place Bed and Breakfast) Josephine Moore (pictured below). 

On January 10th 2017, former owner Kim Reed-Upham handed over the keys of Captain Sawyer's to Jo Moore. Since that day, many days of planning, cleaning, painting, and discovery have taken place. I say discovery because a house this old always comes with surprises, such as the original h...

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Joan S., October 2019

"This Inn is still wonderful and Jo’s breakfasts and hospitality still superb. We will return again. We were in the Roseway Room. It was comfortable and nicely appointed. There is a porch on the first floor and the second floor, both comfortable to relax on. Don’t miss the view from both."