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Parsons Post House Inn 3.5

Ogunquit, Maine, United States

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  • Convenient location downtown near shops, cafes, and restaurants
  • Walking distance to the beach
  • Delicious free breakfasts
  • Small inn experience with attention to detail and personalized service
  • Refreshing sea breezes (with ocean views from the top floors)


  • Rooms are on the cramped side, and some are more outdated than others
  • Some noise complaints from guests staying on the ground floor
  • Area can be crowded with tourists on summer weekends

Bottom Line

Don't let the intimate size of the Parsons Post House Inn fool you: Most of the cozy rooms have a modern look, sporting a subtle beach theme with comfortable white linens and light sand-colored walls. The bathrooms are clean and a little cramped (counter space is practically non-existent), but they do have soft towels and good water pressure. The small but charming outdoor patio is great for taking advantage of the sea breeze coming from the beach, just a block away. If you're looking for a true Ogunquit experience, this is one of your safest bets. Note that the hotel closes during the winter months.

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On Ogunquit's main drag, walking distance from shops, restaurants, and the beach

The Parsons Post House Inn is located in the thick of things in Ogunquit, a short walk from the beach, restaurants and shops.

There's no doubt that Ogunquit is one of the most picturesque seaside towns in New England: Even the town's name is Algonquin for "beautiful place by the sea." Whether you're taking in breathtaking views on Marginal Way's scenic Cliffside footpath, catching a trolley to lounge on the beach, enjoying the fantastic dining, or perusing the small mom-&-pop shops, there is something to keep everyone entertained. The town takes great pride in its vibrant LGBT community, and the year-round locals are welcoming to the tourists who come to the town in droves during weekends in the summer.

Ogunquit is a surprisingly walkable place: Most visitors won't need a car to get around town. Its location on the southern part of Maine's coast also makes driving there from Boston or other areas of New England relatively easy.

  • 48-minute drive to Portland International Jetport
  • 4-minute walk to the scenic seaside walking path on Marginal Way
  • 5-minute walk to the beach
  • 13-minute walk to the Ogunquit Playhouse
  • 51-minute drive to Portland
  • 1-hour-23-minute drive to Boston

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62 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, Maine 03907-3702, United States


(207) 646-7533

Room Types

  • Room 2
  • Room 22
  • Room 24
  • Room 25
  • Room 26
  • Room 27
  • Room 28
  • Room 4
  • Room 6
  • Room 7
  • Room 8
  • The Penthouse
  • The Suite

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