The Thistle Inn, built in 1861 as the home of a prominent Sea Captain, has been welcoming guests since 1960. The Thistle Inn stands at the entrance to Boothbay Harbor, a vibrant and picturesque port village on the coast of Maine.


The Inn & Restaurant's period character, unique setting and long history, make it a perfect choice for vacations, getaways or special occasions.


The Thistle is within easy walking distance of  the lively town center with its unique shops, art galleries  and harbor activities.  The Opera House is just down the street and the highly acclaimed Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay Harbor Country Club, The Boothbay Railway Village, Maine State Aquarium and other area attractions are all close by.