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Frequently Asked Questions



The Samoset Resort sits on the dramatic Maine mid-coast, minutes from charming downtown Rockland. The hotel consists of standard view, garden view, ocean view, and ocean front rooms and suites in the main building as well as free standing condos and cottages. The golf course surrounds the main hotel buildings while the outdoor pool, hot tub and Splash Bar overlook the Bay, a short walk to the southwest of the main hotel building. The Club and conference center are north of the main building. La Bella Vita, our hotel restaurant, and the Spa are in the main building.

The cottages are the closest accommodations to the ocean (amongst them, Flume Cottage is right on the water).

The closest airport to the hotel is Bangor International Airport (BGR), about an hour and a half away; the next closest is Portland International Airport (PWM), about an hour and forty-five minutes away. We recommend renting a car or arranging a taxi in advance!

We have a plethora of activities on property. We’re famous for the picturesque Samoset Golf Course, but we also have basketball, tennis, shuffleboard, disc golf, firepits, and so much more!

The Rockland Breakwater and Lighthouse are directly in front of the resort. The Breakwater is made up of giant granite blocks in water up to 70 feet deep. The breakwater (a 7/8 of a mile walk) ends at a lighthouse which hosts an open house during the summer months.

Rockport, Camden, and a variety of mid-coast attractions are a short drive from the hotel.

Yes, the hotel has an 11 passenger Mercedes-Benz Sprinter available, with advance notice, to transport guests to local areas.


Click here to see a full list of what’s included in the resort fee.

Self-parking is included in the resort fee (valet parking is also available and included).

Please call our spa to book a massage, facial, or manicure.

For breakfast: La Bella Vita
For lunch: Splash Pool Bar, Clubhouse Grill, Enoteca Lounge
For dinner: La Bella Vita, Enoteca Lounge
For light fare: Splash Pool Bar, Clubhouse Grill

Dining reservations can be made for dinner only, and are highly recommended. Room service is also available.

Yes, the public is welcome at the spa, golf course, gift shop, and restaurants.

The Samoset Resort on the Ocean is the ideal Maine holiday getaway with extended hours in the winter season to celebrate the most magical times of the year. Keep an eye on our restaurant and blog pages for updates on how we’re celebrating the holidays in Vacationland!

Along with all the inherent outdoor joys of a vacation on the coast of Maine (kayaking, hiking, and lobsters- oh my!), the Ultimate Backyard provides fun for the whole family.

Yes, there are fridges in all of the rooms.
Microwaves are included in the Superior View Oceanfront rooms, Ocean View Hot Tub Suites, Ocean View Suites, Garden View Suites, Breakwater Luxury Suite, and the four cottages. Microwaves are also available for delivery to any of the other room types, based upon request and availability.
The Superior View Oceanfront rooms, Hot Tub Suites, Ocean View Suites, and Garden View Suites contain sleeper sofas.

Self-service coin operated laundry is located in the timeshare building only. Valet laundry (fee based on laundry weight) is available during high season Monday through Friday. Please contact the front desk for further details on this service!


The Samoset Golf Course provides a variety of options whether you are looking to attend the Samoset Scoring School or book a private lesson with our PGA certified instructors.

In addition to our seasonal heated outdoor pool, year-round indoor pool, and fitness center, the Samoset Resort boasts a variety of activities to keep you moving on your next Maine getaway. Enjoy a relaxed game of shuffleboard or croquet, sip on a beer while playing cornhole, or slip on your sneakers for a match on our outdoor tennis and basketball courts. During the off season, guests are welcome to walk along our Maine coastal golf course paths. In season, walking is permitted on the golf course paths after 7 pm and early in the morning (varies – please see the front desk to confirm available hours for non-golfers). If man’s best friend joins you on your walk, kindly pick up after your pet.


Yes, there’s a $30 extra person fee per night per person (13+) after the 2nd guest.

Reserve a room at our Maine luxury hotel online or through our reservations department. Already made a reservation? Retrieve your booking details here. For restaurant reservations, please call the restaurant directly.

Samoset’s cancellation policy varies based on room type, stay date and rate type (for instance an Advance Purchase rate has a stricter cancellation policy than most rates). Our deposit and standard cancellation policies are listed here.

Hotel and Condominium rental check in at our Maine resort begins at 4pm and check out is at 11am. If you arrive early, we’re happy to store your luggage in a secure area while you enjoy our oceanfront Maine resort until your room is ready! Condominium owner check in time is at 4pm and check out is at 10am.

The resort doesn’t have rollaways or cribs, but a limited number of pack and plays are available.

Yes, our dog friendly Maine hotel welcomes well-mannered dogs weighing 30 lbs or less in the main hotel ground-level rooms. Guests bringing dogs will be charged $100 per night, per dog. Click here to read our full pet policy.

Click the In-Room Amenities link in our footer to purchase a gift card or amenity. Please contact the reservations department at least 24 hours prior to arrival to pay for all or part of their stay. Our staff will be happy to send you a Sertifi link so that you can submit your payment information securely and electronically.