Press Releases and Notable News from Stage Neck Inn

AAA Inspectors' Best of Housekeeping

Oct 09, 2018
AAA has recognized that the staff at Stage Neck Inn go above and beyond for our guests. They recently awarded our Housekeeping Department with their 2018 Inspectors' Best Housekeeping Award. Department Manager, Jessie Taylor believes this award is due to her team and their workplace…

AAA Inspectors' Best of Locations

Oct 09, 2018
Stage Neck Inn is situated on one of the most beautiful spots on the Northern Seaboard and the Maine coast. Once a small island off the coast of York Harbor, Stage Neck was joined to land with what is now the Inn's driveway and Harbor Beach. To the south of the Stage Neck peninsula…
2018 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor

2018 Trip Advisor Award for Excellence

May 24, 2018
We wish to thank our Shearwater at Stage Neck customers for taking the time to post their great reviews of our food, service and stellar location on Trip Advisor! Trip Advisor notified us today that our restaurant has been selected as a 2018 recipient of their prestigious Certificate…
Our new design welcomes you. Shown is view from one of our

Early 2018 Site Update

May 14, 2018
We have implimented some new design styles and graphics within our site. We apologize in advance if anything looks amiss. We're working on giving you a better look at our property. For our long-term and returning guests ~ Changes on mobile are not dramatic. On laptop or computer,…
background-to-forground: Stage Neck Inn with Shearwater and The Spa at Stage Neck; Harbor Beach; Outdoor Pool and Tennis Courts; Grand Seaside Cottage

Stage Neck Inn Named as Best Hotel in Maine

May 02, 2018
Stage Neck Inn was selected as "The Best Hotel in Maine' in a recent article on ~ Be Fit • Find Adventure • Visit the Wild Maine – Stage Neck Inn The 4-Diamond hotel has had this rating since 1976. “Spacious, comfortable room, electric fireplace, comfy sitting…
Amish built-in houses fireplace, tv and beverage station.

2015-16 Stage Neck Inn Revisioned

Dec 15, 2015
The owners of Stage Neck Inn are dedicated to providing a top-notch experience for their guests; this is evidenced Stage Neck Inn's being one of only a few properties in the entire US to have earned AAA's Four Diamond Award for Excellence consistently since the rating system began…
Stage Neck Inn overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, York River and is adjacent to Harbor Beach. A man stands on the Inn's front lawn. Glasses of wine are set on two Adirondack chairs.

Stage Neck Inn Receives 2015 United States Excellence Award

Apr 30, 2015
Stage Neck Inn has been selected to receive the 2015 United States Excellence Award for Lodging amongst all its peers and competitors by the US Commerce & Trade Research Institute (USCTRI). Each year the USCTRI conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies…

Nice Rating of Our Adjacent Beach

Aug 11, 2014
~ Here is a copy of the text above ~ York, Maine This quaint town along Maine's coast is notable for its history, beaches, and outdoor activities. The 18th-century former jailhouse remains, as do historic homes and the Nubble Lighthouse -- one of the most photographed lighthouses…
Breakfast buffet items from Shearwater at Stage Neck Inn.

Resort Amenities are Supplemented with a Fantastic Breakfast!

Jul 14, 2014
Stage Neck Inn was included today in a list of twelve bed and breakfast properties in the United States that are the cream of the crop. The article is quoted in full below. Mark Foster, owner of Stage Neck Inn, is certain that the Inn's amazing breakfast buffet is the main reason…

Rewards for Our Long-term Commitment to Excellence

Jan 17, 2014
On January 17, 2014, AAA announced that Stage Neck Inn is among the properties they have designated with the AAA Four Diamond Award for 2014. When reviewing the list of properties that have earned this distinction since its inception in 1976 (PDF list here), one will note that Stage…
A room-service breakfast tray is set outside overlooking the ocean in the distance.

Included in Fox News Top 10 Beachside Bed-and-Breakfasts

Jul 05, 2013
The owners and staff of Stage Neck Inn do not rely solely on their incredible location with which to please their guests. They also offer a level of service and amenities typically found at a larger resort. We are pleased to have been included in Fox News published list of the "Top…
Sunset with beach to left and Stage Neck Inn in background.

2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

May 22, 2013
Stage Neck Inn Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceStage Neck Inn has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor,…
The front lawn at Stage Neck Inn offers places to sit overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and entrance to York Harbor via The York River.

Stage Neck Inn in Top 4% of Maine Hotels

Feb 19, 2013
The owners and staff of Stage Neck Inn are very proud to be ranked in the top 4% of hotels in Maine by the Travel Division of US News & World Report. The US New & World Report states: "The U.S. News & World Report travel rankings are based on an analysis of expert and user opinions.…
Entrance to Stage Neck Inn prior to installation of new indoor pool.

A Resort Defines Luxury

Sep 21, 2012
By: ResortsandLodges Staff posted Thu, Sep 20, 2012 Talk to Mark Foster, owner of the Stage Neck Inn in York Harbor, Maine, and you get the idea that luxury — that elusive, nebulous term that seems so subjective — is actually easier to define in today’s hurry-up world where, some…
Aerial view of Stage Neck Inn from above "The Wiggly Bridge" in York Harbor.

Discovering Maine’s York Harbor and Perkins Cove

Jul 17, 2012
By: Mike Cohen, Travel Spotlight, The Montrealer YORK HARBOR, MAINE – York Harbor ( [Chamber web site]) and Perkins Cove in the Ogunquit area are definitely stops one has to make while visiting the Maine Beaches. Be sure to check out the Stage Neck Inn (,…
Stage Neck Inn overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, York River and is adjacent to Harbor Beach.

Long-Term AAA Four Diamond Award Status

May 10, 2012
To help AAA members choose Approved establishments which fit to their needs   and expectations, AAA assigns descriptive ratings, in selected categories, that   indicate the extensiveness of facilities, amenities and services. Lodgings and restaurants are rated one to five AAA Diamonds,  …
A guest favorite are our homemade donuts!

European Rate Plan Now Includes Breakfast

Sep 10, 2009
The owners of Stage Neck Inn recently announced that the Inn will be serving an extensive continental breakfast buffet, including hot selections, to their overnight hotel guests included in the room rates (meal service charges are not included). This change comes at a time when other…

Spa at Stage Neck Is Open to the Public

May 05, 2008
In 2008 Stage Neck Inn expanded their guest amenities to include onsite spa services. Body and nail therapies as well as massage services offered at The Spa are now available to area residents and visitors as well. “A great bonus to the community of having spa services at the Inn…
Ocean is visible out the slider and on the aerial image shown on the screen in our Ocean Point Room

Special Oceanfront Conferences in southern Maine

Apr 25, 2008
Conference Groups Enjoy the Best of Today and a Taste of Yesteryear At Stage Neck Inn In addition to serving the leisure travel market, Stage Neck Inn offers conference and group-meeting facilities for groups of up to 100 participants. Groups travel from throughout New England and…

Stage Neck Inn Open Year Round

Feb 26, 2008
Starting in 2009, the Inn's winter closing will be just a couple of weeks for annual maintenance and improvements. "Extensive renovations undertaken and completed in 2008 have enabled us finish several years' worth of planned facilities improvements," explains Mark Foster, owner…

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