Captain Sawyer's


Boothbay Harbor, ME 

est. 1877

"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 delicious breakfast and freshly baked pastries made with locally sourced, and seasonal ingredients. 

Free Wifi


Keep in touch (if you desire) with free high-speed wi-fi throughout the inn. 

The Captain's Wine Deck


Whether you are watching the sunrise with a cup coffee or sipping away the sunset with a glass of wine on either of our decks. There is no better place to be!

Daily Housekeeping


Enjoy Frette Turkish towels and bathrobes, Matouk bed linens, and natural C.O. Bigelow lavender-peppermint soaps & lotions. As well as our dedication to cleanliness in all aspects of the Inn.



Allow us to arrange a trip on one of the local schooners for a day on the water. Experience the harbor the best way possible to see puffins, whales, seals, and so much more!


Spend your lunch al fresco with an expertly prepared lunch by one of our amazing restaurants and food trucks. We'll even provide a map of the best spots in town for a picnic!



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.
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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.

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Our Rooms

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

Lewis R. French

Built in 1871

Topsail, gaff-rigged schooner


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."