About the Inn

The Welch House Inn

90 Years in the Hospitality Industry

Walk into the Welch House and you are met with our common areas; overstuffed leather couches in front of the fireplace that offer you room to relax while you admire the Harbor views from the bay window, said to have been designed to resemble ship's wheel house). The original artwork on the walls represents the best of the Boothbay Region's local artists.

Whether you choose to enjoy breakfast outside on the deck or in the window-filled dining room, it will be one you'll want to remember.

The deck and living room, both overlooking the harbor, are the perfect gathering places for warm conversation. Sink comfortably into a leather loveseat in front of the stone fireplace, or stretch out on the deck and bask in the sun and fresh salt air. Grab a good book from our diverse library, or select a game to play with friends, but be sure to glance up at the view every now and then. Make a selection from our diverse wine list, or settle back with coffee, tea, or cocoa; available 24/7.

Most of our fourteen rooms boast breathtaking views, with King, Queen, and Double beds available to suit your preference. The guest rooms all have private baths, cable TV, A/C and are comfortably appointed. Several rooms also have gas fireplaces, and some have whirlpool tubs.

Built in the 1870s, the house on top of McKown Hill was a private residence until the early 1920s, when they opened their doors to boarders. Little by little, over the years, amenities that we all have come to expect (like heat, electricity and indoor plumbing) were added.