Inn of the Year by Pamela Lanier

Top 11 “Inns of the Year” in Maine
Posted by Lanier B&B Team on Saturday, November 26, 2011 Under: Inn of the Year
Inn of the Year is a great honor, and there can only be one top winner. But we all want to stay in the best inns, so how can we pull that off if the #1 Inn of the Year is on the other side of the country (or the world)? Well, we can’t move you closer to the #1 Inn of the Year, but we *can* tell you the “Inns of the Year” that are near you.

We cracked open all the votes for Inn of the Year to give you a personal look at the B&Bs that are the best of the best. And since many of you are fans of Maine for your getaways, here ya go: The “Inns of the Year” in Maine. Below you’ll find the Top 11. Now go visit them…and don’t forget to tell them that Lanier sent you!

Awarded first spot for Inn of the Year is Noble House Inn. With luxurious guest rooms, a great front porch and dreamy beds, Noble House Inn is located in Bridgton. What did the inn-goers say? “Genuinely care for people” and “breakfasts are amazing – fresh, organic and delicious.” Innkeepers Rick & Julie Whelchel run Noble House Inn.

Second prize goes to Youngtown Inn & Restaurant, which is found in Lincolnville. Make sure not to miss the on-site French restaurant with the award-winning chef here. It’s known for sunny verandas, broad pine floors and a cozy on-site bar. Here you can expect to find a full gourmet multi-course breakfast, a beverage station and homemade cookies. When it comes to inn size, Youngtown Inn & Restaurant is small–with 6 rooms.