Belfast, Maine, at the mouth of the Penobscot River, is one of the 5 most beautiful and enjoyable seaports on the entire coast of Maine. It has recently achieved a lot of complimentary notoriety on television and in the press, and the citizens of Belfast have invested a lot in renovation and beautification. It remains a quiet and romantic getaway, and a great place to relax, enjoy a honeymoon or hold a truly memorable wedding in an extraordinary setting.
Belfast is the site for one of the biggest music and art festivals in all of Maine. A number of boat cruising tours leave from Belfast to enjoy the scenery of georgious granite coastline, beaches and diverse wildlife. There is a stunning boardwalk that crosses the entire channel. There are gourmet restaurants, a brew pub, sports bar, diners, and ice cream shops…all near the town pier at the end of Main Street. Art galleries decorate the side streets. Then, right in the middle of town is a luxurious little AAA Four Diamond, Select Registry approved, Boutique Hotel called Belfast Bay Inn with a lobby that is perfect for an intimate wedding reception or cocktail party. Most of all, Belfast Bay Inn is an ideal location for your honeymoon.
The owners, Judy and Ed Hemmingsen, really care about your happiness and work hard to make your stay just perfect. They have impressive experience in the field, having once owned for 21 years a AAA 4 Diamond hotel and AAA 5-Diamond restaurant in Bar Harbor, Maine. They offer meticulous service and will certainly exceed your expectations with their gracious attention to detail.
The Belfast Bay Inn is new and is the best interior decorated hotel in the city with an antique character, fine art on the walls, an elevator to the suites, a flowery private European style courtyard, and a very warm, comfortable and immaculate atmosphere. The harbor and the seaside park are just a short walk down the street to the town pier. Any evening, you could step into one of the old fashioned pubs for a locally brewed beer or a lobster dinner.
If you want to see more of the best coastline in Maine, Belfast is a great homebase. We a close to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island, a 20 min. drive to neighboring Camden and Rockport and Rockland. You can hike to the top of Mount Battie for a breathtaking view of Penobscot Bay.
Belfast Bay Inn has maintained an unchallenged 5 star rating on TripAdvisor since opening. The Hemmingsens have been leaders in the effort to make Belfast a magnificent, world class vacation or honeymoon getaway. Everything you could desire for a perfect wedding or honeymoon is right here in Belfast, Maine at The Belfast Bay Inn Boutique Hotel.