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Scarborough Maine Hotels & Motels

Only hotels in Scarborough are listed below. Search for the cheapest discounted hotel and motel rates in or near Scarborough, ME for your upcoming personal or group trip. We provide the best Scarborough, Maine hotel and motel rooms. Browse the Scarborough area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Scarborough hotels. Group booking? Search Scarborough Group Hotel Discounts

The Scarborough center point is about 2 miles south of Maine Mall and 2 miles west of Cabela's.

"Are You Missing Out on Scarborough, ME?"

The East Coast is filled with rich history and lush natural beauty, and Maine is no exception. With coastal views that are hard to beat, Scarborough might not have been on your vacation radar, but it should be. A resort town tucked away in the southern coast of Maine, 7 miles south of Portland, Scarborough is part of Cumberland county and is ever-growing in popularity. More from this guide...

Scarborough Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Americas Best Value Inn Scarborough Portland
+1-888-389-4121
321 Us Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074
  • Economy hotel
  • Check in: 14:00
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Comfort Inn & Suites Scarborough-Portland
+1-888-675-2083
329 Us Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Great reception
  • Hotel buildings could use some improvement
Extended Stay America Suites Portland Scarborough
+1-800-716-8490
2 Ashley Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074
  • Low-priced hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • No gym
  • Terrific location
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Scarborough : 800 Roundwood Dr.
+1-800-805-5223
800 Roundwood Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Included breakfast
  • Spacious rooms
Candlewood Suites
+1-888-965-1860
700 Roundwood Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074
  • Economical hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$139
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Quality Inn & Suites - South Portland
+1-888-788-5576
738 Main St., South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.00 miles northeast of Scarborough
  • Low-priced Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Best Western Merry Manor Inn in South Portland
+1-888-897-9207
700 Main St., South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.07 miles northeast of Scarborough
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in property
  • Fantastic service
  • Most guests said rooms were big enough
From$79
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Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland Maine Mall : 2 Cummings Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
2 Cummings Rd., Scarborough, ME 04074
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Shuttle from airport available
Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport : 100 Southborough Dr.
+1-888-469-4795
100 Southborough Dr., South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.11 miles north of Scarborough
  • Mid-scale Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Almost all guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Average value
From$70
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Portland : 200 Southborough Dr.
+1-888-734-9421
200 Southborough Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Shuttle to airport available
  • For only 58%, the bathroom was ok
  • Close to places to eat and shops
Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland : 675 Main St. I 95
+1-888-841-5292
675 Main St. I 95, South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.17 miles northeast of Scarborough
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • 120 sleeping rooms in hotel
Hampton Inn Portland Airport in Portland
+1-888-455-5160
171 Philbrook Ave., Portland, ME 04106 ~2.24 miles north of Scarborough
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Popular among families
  • Room is all right
Econo Lodge Maine Mall : 80 John Roberts Rd.
+1-888-965-8297
80 John Roberts Rd., South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.27 miles north of Scarborough
  • Low-priced Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 11:00
Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall
+1-888-906-6358
461 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.39 miles north of Scarborough
  • Two star Suburban property
  • Airport shuttle available
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Portland in South Portland
+1-888-749-6785
363 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.56 miles north of Scarborough
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Room is all right
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
From$150
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Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area in South Portland
+1-888-878-9982
369 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.60 miles north of Scarborough
  • 2 star Airport hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks - South Portland
+1-888-389-4485
200 Sable Oaks Dr., South Portland, ME 04106 ~2.93 miles north of Scarborough
  • Four-star Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 9 meeting rooms
  • Comfortable beds
  • The majority of guests loved the dining experience
From$109
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland
+1-888-389-4121
303 Sable Oaks Dr., South Portland, ME 04106 ~3.01 miles north of Scarborough
  • Affordable Airport property
  • Hotel has 6 floors
  • Good shuttle service
  • Friendly service
From$79
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Comfort Inn Airport
+1-888-675-2083
90 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 04106 ~3.07 miles north of Scarborough
  • Midscale Airport property
  • Free breakfast
  • Great parking, according to 73%
  • Almost all guests said rooms were clean
From$64
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
+1-800-716-8490
50 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 4106 ~3.15 miles north of Scarborough
  • Three Star property
From$70
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport - South Portland
+1-800-805-5223
50 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 04106 ~3.18 miles north of Scarborough
  • Midscale property
  • Fitness + Health Center
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport - Portland
+1-888-965-1860
145 Jetport Blvd., Portland, ME 04102 ~3.72 miles north of Scarborough
  • 3 star Airport property
  • 121 rooms in property
From$85
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine
+1-888-788-5576
1050 Westbrook St., Portland, ME 04102 ~3.98 miles north of Scarborough
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • 119 suites in property
  • Good fitness area
  • Great wellness & sports facilities
From$110
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Clarion Hotel Airport Portland
+1-888-897-9207
1230 Congress St., Portland, ME 04102 ~4.71 miles northeast of Scarborough
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Check in: 03:00pm
  • Great location
  • Staff was excellent
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Portland in Portland
+1-888-311-4278
340 Park Ave., Portland, ME 04102 ~4.81 miles northeast of Scarborough
  • Economy Airport hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$99
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Scarborough Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Scarborough, ME discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Scarborough hotel for each day and each star rating category.

There is a mixture of tourists making their way to Scarborough, but it's especially popular with outdoor enthusiasts and those who have a love for nature. And it's no wonder, with the easy access to both state parks and an Atlantic-facing beach. Scarborough is also one of the fastest-growing communities in Maine, which is easy to understand once you learn more about this beautiful city. This coastal town is the perfect spot for your next trip whether you're looking for a luxury getaway, or want to find affordable hotel options near Scarborough, Maine.

With a current population of just under 20,000 residents, Scarborough's history dates back to 1630 when it was established as a British trading post. With a history mixed with settlement, war, attempted overthrow and finally the successful resettlement, the town was established as a cattle and timber hub and thrived after 1745. With the highest point, Beech Ridge, at an elevation of 215 feet and Scottow Hill reaching 144 feet, Scarborough was historically used to set up for settlement bonfires so that the surrounding countryside could be warned of approaching danger. These same points are still popular for outdoor enthusiasts and tourists when they visit Scarborough, as it gives a unique and picturesque view of the surrounding countryside.

Some notable names you might recognize, who were natives of Scarborough, are award-winning author Stephen King, ghost hunter Brett Coffin, and former NHL player Frank Bathe. It's also been home to Rufus King, who was not only a U.S. senator from New York, but a signer of the Constitution and an ambassador to Britain while Scarborough was still in its infancy. William King, the first governor of Maine, was also from Scarborough, adding to the city's political renown.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Scarborough, ME?

Whether you're looking for a family vacation or a couple's getaway the best time to visit Scarborough starts in May and stretches into October. During these months you'll be able to enjoy moderate weather, beautiful beaches and the town in its full glory. The rates for luxury hotels in Scarborough, Maine, during this time are the lowest in May and continue to climb until they reach their peak in the month of August.

While budget hotels might also climb, their price increases won't be quite as drastic as luxury hotels. After August, rates will slowly decline once more until they return to the May rate in October. If you're looking for affordable hotel options near Scarborough, Maine, you may want to book at the beginning or ending of the May-October season in order to save the most money.

As far as weather, Scarborough is known to be mild during the May-October months with the highest temperatures reaching just under 80 degrees. In general, you should expect mild temperatures in the mid-50's to the high 60's range during the middle of the year. Watch out for the winter months, however, as Scarborough has been known to see the weather in the 20's from December-February — and that's before the wind chill factor is calculated. All in all, this coastal town boasts mild weather that is ideal for any vacationer looking for a peaceful getaway without the drama of extreme climate changes.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Scarborough, ME:

seasonality of hotel rates in Scarborough

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Scarborough, ME. Analyze these charts to calculate the most cost effective time to book in Scarborough for your upcoming travels.

What Are Some Luxury Hotels in Scarborough, ME?

4 Star Average Prices: $232.26

Looking for something a little more exclusive? Try Inn By The Sea is just 5 miles away from Scarborough's city center and includes a 24-hour fitness facility, outdoor pool and bar/lounge. With a 4.5/5 star rating, you're sure to have an amazing time at this luxury hotel.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Scarborough

What Are Some Affordable Hotel Options Near Scarborough, ME?

3 Star Average Prices: $169.12

Scarborough is packed with both affordable and luxury accommodations and is the perfect spot to find a hotel, no matter your budget. For around $50 you can find lodging options at Americas Best Value Inn Scarborough Portland which offers a nearby playground and restaurants. For just under $100 a night the Homewood Suites by Hilton Portland, which offers complimentary airport service, or Fairfield Inn by Marriott Portland Maine Mall which offers free breakfast and a fitness center.

If you're looking to use a military discount or find AAA rates there are some great hotels to accommodate you in Scarborough, as well. Try Americas Best Value Inn Scarborough Portland or Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport for AAA rates. To get a military discount you can visit Comfort Inn & Suites Scarborough Portland or Quality Inn & Suites. No matter your budget, you'll be pleasantly surprised by how many great hotel options there are in Scarborough, Maine.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Scarborough

2 Star Average Prices: $130.17

2 Star Hotel Prices in Scarborough

Looking for Scarborough, ME Group Discounts?

Upcoming bachelorette party? Office retreat? Weekend away with the guys? If you're planning on traveling with a group there are great options for accommodation in Scarborough. For instance, try booking with Homewood Suites By Hilton Portland ME, Hilton Garden Inn Portland, Airport or The Westin Portland Harborview. All three of these options provide meeting rooms where you and your travel companions can meet with the serenity of the surrounding nature just a drive away. These hotels also each have banquet spaces for large parties to be able to use for dinners, brunches or special events.

No matter what your plans for your stay are, be sure to check in with each of these unique hotel spaces to set up the perfect stay for you and your group. Thankfully, there's also shuttle services to and from the hotel. Your group will have easy access to nearby airports from each of these locations and the peace of mind that transportation is taken care of.

What Are the Best Value Hotels near Scarborough, ME?

Located just 4.63 miles from the Scarborough city center, one of the best values for lodging is the Clarion Hotel Portland which offers military discounts and is located near the University of Southern Maine. Clarion is just 2 miles from PWM Jetport and complimentary hotel shuttle service is provided. At room prices starting just over $50 per night this hotel as both value and proximity to everything you need to be comfortable.

Another great option for value is the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine which is located 3.86 miles from the Scarborough city center. The Embassy Suites offers a special rate when it is booked online so make sure to make your reservation that way to save the most. This hotel also holds a 4.5/5 star rating. With an indoor pool, free breakfast, and 24 hours gym facility you're sure to find everything you need to feel at home. The Embassy Suites is also located only a quarter mile from Jetport and offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. Rooms start as low just under $100 per night for this hotel so don't miss out on this great value when you book your trip to Scarborough.

What's There to Do in Scarborough, ME?

As its popularity grows, Scarborough is lucky to have not only the natural beauty of the surrounding parks but the rich historical background that gives vacationers a unique look into the past of the area. If you're looking for outdoor adventures be sure to head to Scarborough Beach State Park Higgins Beach, or Scarborough River Wildlife sanctuary, both beautiful representations of nature at her finest.

If you're interested in staying in the town, you can head to Higgins Beach Market and pick up some fresh produce. You can also visit the Scarborough Historical Society & Museum where you can learn about the history that built this town into what it currently stands. Want to focus more on the natural history of the area? Visit the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center.

Another fun attraction while you're in Scarborough is the Beech Ridge Motor Speedway. A 1/3 mile NASCAR-sanctioned asphalt oval auto racing track, this speedway is great for taking friends or family out for a night to remember. On Saturday and Thursday nights you can head to this spot for some unique racing fun featuring events such as: Pro Series, Sport Series, and the Wild Cats, the Mad Bombers, Beetle Bugs, Mighty Trucks, Ladies and Legends. Don't miss out on an event at this truly unique space to make sure you get the authentic Scarborough experience.

Whether you plan on spending your time munching brunch, bumming on the beach, or hanging out at the bar, Scarborough is the perfect spot to set sail on your next vacation. And the best part? You can easily find both affordable hotel options near Scarborough, Maine, and luxury hotels in Scarborough. Scarborough is the perfect quiet getaway with the serenity of the ocean side and definitely not a spot you want to miss out on visiting. Waiting for you just a quick ride away from Portland, Maine it has everything you need to make your next vacation more than incredible.

FAQs about hotels in Scarborough

What are the top reviewed hotels in Scarborough?

Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area, Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport and Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the 4-5 star hotels in Scarborough?

Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks, The Westin Portland Harborview and Portland Harbor Hotel are the top 3 luxury hotels near Scarborough city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Scarborough?

Americas Best Value Inn Scarborough Portland, Comfort Inn & Suites Scarborough-Portland, and Extended Stay America Suites Portland Scarborough are the properties closest to Scarborough city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Scarborough cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Scarborough can be as cheap as $130.17 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Scarborough cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Scarborough has been $169.12 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel in Scarborough cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Scarborough has been $232.26 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Scarborough?

Inn by The Sea, Patra S Grand Beach Motel and Portland Harbor Hotel are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Scarborough?

Courtyard Portland Downtown, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Scarborough and Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland Maine Mall are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Scarborough?

Comfort Inn Airport, Clarion Hotel Airport Portland and Comfort Inn & Suites Scarborough-Portland are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Scarborough?

Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland and Holiday Inn Portland by The Bay are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What did travelers think of the city of Scarborough?

Below are reviews of the city of Scarborough, ME from an actual visitor's perspective.

"City Review "
Score 5.0 / 5

Scarborough is great! Go to Nonesuchriver brewing !

Caitlin T., from 22-Aug-2018
The average traveler rating of the city of Scarborough, ME shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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