Black Point Inn: The Quintessential Maine Oceanfront Hotel

Black Point Inn is an historic, grand hotel on Prouts Neck, only minutes away from bustling Portland and known as the quintessential Maine oceanfront hotel. Situated over one of the most fantastic settings along Maine’s stunning shoreline, Black Point Inn is snuggled into a beautifully manicured property located at the end of Prouts Neck. Here, surrounded by water, you’ll be mesmerized by the Inn’s magnificent cliffs and constantly shifting seascape – a view so inspiring that noted American painter Winslow Homer maintained an artist’s studio only steps away.

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Black Point Inn at Dusk

You’ll be delighted by the unhurried pace, gracious charm and attentive service that will set this historic Maine Inn apart, making it perfect for romantic escapes, family vacations and in the off-season, small business meetings and weddings. Throughout your stay, make the most of broad array of recreational resort amenities, including an outdoor pool, fitness room and stunning beaches, plus enjoy golf, tennis, and free access to WI-FI. The experience is capped off with exceptional dining at two distinct restaurants, The Chart Room and The Point.

Dining at Black Point Inn

Black Point Inn offers two unique dining options, The Chart Room and The Point.

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Dining at Black Point Inn

The Chart Room offers popular pub fare and New England seafood in a more casual environment, which includes our on-site bar and lounge. Enjoy arguably Maine’s best lobster roll from our porch, showcasing a fantastic view of Ferry Beach and famous Old Orchard Beach and Pier. The Point exemplifies Black Point Inn’s fine dining experience, With dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean, crisp white table clothes and service focused on every nuance of fine dining, The Point Restaurant is the perfect setting for an intimate family gathering or a joyful visit with friends.  The menu selections emphasize fresh and local produce.

Experience Black Point Inn

Throughout the seasons, you’ll be greeted by the perfume of fresh flowers, and the crackle of freshly lit hearths within the Inn’s gathering rooms. Swim in, or just lounge next to, the Inn’s geothermally heated outdoor pool, walk the miles of sandy beaches surrounding the Inn, hike the Prouts Neck Cliff Walk and view the scenes and time of year most favored by, and immortalized in the paintings of, Winslow Homer, or just sit by the fire and sip seasonal wines from our extensive wine list. Open May through the end of October, experience our quintessential Maine oceanfront hotel as it was meant to be.

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Guests in Sun Room


Guests of Black Point Inn enjoy a rare combination of distinctive service and thoughtful amenities. Whether you prefer our casual dining with a cozy atmosphere and outside deck or the Inn’s all-weather Sun Porch, stocked with games and books for hours of quiet entertainment, The Inn has a welcoming space for you; inviting relaxation while providing ideal vantage points from which to view the stunning natural beauty of the Maine coastal area that surrounds Black Point Inn. Nightly, The Chart Room’s porch offers the perfect setting for watching the sun set over the water in a blaze of color while sipping one of the Inn’s signature cocktails.

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Geo-thermally heated pool

All guests will enjoy the following resort services during their stay:

  • Optional valet parking
  • Morning coffee, tea and pastries served in the Lobby
  • Newspaper delivered daily to your door
  • Full concierge service throughout all the phases of your trip
  • Daily housekeeping services
  • Afternoon tea served in the Lobby

Additional recreational resort amenities and activities at the Black Point Inn include:

  • Two, 1.5 mile sandy beaches
  • Outdoor geothermally heated swimming pool (towels available poolside)
  • Fitness room
  • Legendary Cliff Walk, a 1.75 mile trek along the shoreline’s magnificent cliffs
  • Use of bikes
  • Use of kayaks
  • Use of fishing equipment
  • Bird and nature sanctuaries
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning services*
  • Preferred tee times at four area golf clubs *
  • Preferred court times at 14 clay tennis courts *
  • In-room massage *
  • Yoga classes on the lawn

* Please contact Guest Services for availability and pricing.


Black Point Inn offers 25 spacious guestrooms and suites, all with private bath, ocean or bay views and many with private decks and all-weather wicker furniture. There is a private outdoor heated swimming pool and the Inn with it’s manicured grounds is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Each guest room offers its own unique character with individual furnishings and interesting architectural detail. Guestrooms and suites offer King and Queen beds, often with additional Twin bed for greater flexibility. Many have the option of pullout sofa bed with room for cots. Our guestrooms, in-room massage, and recreation facilities are ideal for Maine Coast romantic getaways. See our website for more information regarding our guest rooms and suites.

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Room at Black Point Inn


In-room Amenities Include:

  • Color televisions with cable service
  • Egyptian cotton bathrobes
  • Hairdryers
  • Irons and ironing boards
  • Full Aveda bath amenities
  • Free access to high-speed wireless (WI-FI) Internet service



510 Black Point Road Scarborough, ME 04074 Phone: 207-883-2500

510 Black Point Road
Scarborough 04074
Phone: 207-883-2500

Winslow Homer Studio Tour Package

homerEver have that feeling…. an eerie reverence when you know you are in special place? In this case, that place is Prouts Neck. Its natural beauty has drawn visitors to our Inn for nearly 140 years. For a lucky few, Prouts Neck has been called home. One person of particular note is Winslow Homer, one of America’s greatest 19th century painters best known for his marine subjects.

Also located on Prouts Neck, Black Point Inn is excited to be able to offer an exclusive and authentic Winslow Homer experience. With our Homer Studio Tour Package, you will spend two nights on Prouts Neck in premier ocean-side accommodations just steps from where Homer lived and worked. Each night’s stay comes with a full breakfast and dinner for two in one of our two waterfront restaurants. With the Homer Studio Tour Package, you will have the chance to experience Homer’s Maine through a guided tour of Homer’s Studio as well as exclusive access to the Prouts Neck Cliff Walk. Additionally, two tickets for general admission to the Portland Museum of Art are included to view the Museum’s Winslow Homer collection as well as the many other great works on display.

The Inn is thrilled to be able to present this unique perspective on the life and work of one of the great art figures in American history. The package includes:

  • Two nights of ocean-side lodging on Prouts Neck
  • Full breakfast for two each day
  • Dinner for two each evening in one of our oceanside restaurants
  • Exclusive Portland Museum of Art Winslow Homer Take-Away
  • Two general admission tickets to the Portland Museum of Art
  • Two tickets for the Portland Museum of Art tour of Homer’s Studio**

Black Point Inn is offering this unique perspective on the life and work of Winslow Homer for:

Starting at $825.00* May 12th – June 8th and October 1st – October 26th
Starting at $1000.00* June 9th – June 29th and September 4th – September 30th
Starting at $1140.00* June 30th – September 3rd

Call (207) 883-2500 to reserve today. This package must be booked directly with the Inn and cannot be reserved online.

* Does not include Maine state sales tax (9%) or guest service charge (18%). Rates begin at $825.00 and increase based on time of year and room selection.

** Package based on museum availability. Exact reservations dates cannot be confirmed until ticket availability is arranged with Black Point Inn Guest Services. Please note we do not provide transportation between Black Point Inn and The Portland Museum of Art.

Package valid: 5/12/2017 - 10/26/2017
Starting at: Starting at $825 for two nights
How to Book

Call us at 207-883-2500 and refer to the "Winslow Homer Studio Tour Package"


Black Point Inn offers to distinct dining options, The Chart Room and The Point.

The Chart Room

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Dining in Chart Room

The Chart Room offers classic New England cuisine using fresh ingredients from local farms, organic meat purveyors, and Casco Bay fishmongers. Chart Room favorites include our famous Black Point Inn reuben, Glidden Point oysters, Peeky Toe crab cakes and fresh daily fish specials. Sit in The Chart Room or dine al fresco on the porch and enjoy cocktails and dinner while viewing the best ocean front scenes and sunsets that Maine has to offer. Reservations taken for parties of 8 or more.

The Point

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Dining at The Point

The Point dining room allows you to start your evening with cocktails and a warming sunset overlooking the bay and Mount Washington beyond, then move to exquisitely prepared cuisine and romance in our beautiful, historic dining room. All signs lead to The Point. Join us on Prouts Neck, and savor the food, drink and setting that have made this a famous destination for nearly 135 years. Please call (207) 883-2500 for reservations.