Dockside Guest Quarters

July 18, 2012

New merchandise has arrived for the Dockside gift shop!

New merchandise has arrived for the Dockside gift shop!

Men’s and woman’s t-shirts in fun new colors.

New Dockside t-shirts

New Dockside t-shirts

A resupply of our old favorite -1/4 zip sweat shirts.

Aprons with a caricature  of the Maine House.

Devin models on of our great new aprons.

Devin models on of our great new aprons.

Check these out and our other neat stuff when you visit.

June 5, 2012

FREE night at Dockside

Stay two nights between Sunday 6/17/2012 and Thursday 6/21/2012 and receive the third
night FREE.

It is as simple as that. Any room type; fireplace, suite or standard rooms.

Office Hours 8am-8pm
On line reservation requests 24/7

Dockside web site

April 25, 2012

Maine ranked “Most Peaceful State” in USA TODAY

Maine Ranked “most peaceful state” in USA TODAY – even a picture of the Nubble in York Beach!

April 23, 2012

Dockside Guest Quarters opening on Friday !!

Dockside’s Opening Day is Just Around The Corner!

Spring has sprung !!
It is hard to believe that spring is here and with that the Dockside will be opening for the 2012 season on Friday April 27th.
Opening Friday and Saturday nights starting Friday April 27th. Then 7 days per week starting Friday May25th.
Click here for lodging options and rates

Come and enjoy the spring time in Maine at discounted off-season rates.
We also have 2 night packages that include dinner and breakfast starting at $462

All packages include comfortable room with water-view, breakfast each morning and dinner for two. Click here for complete package details
Packages starting at $462
Dockside web site

Call today for best selection of rooms. Room up-grades, fireplaces and suites available.

Office hours Monday – Thursday 9:00am-3:00pm Online reservation requests 24/7

Sincerely, Dockside

Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant

phone: 1-800-270-1977

22 Harris Island Road York, Maine 03909


$50 OFF TWO NIGHT PACKAGES in April and May

  • Comfortable room with water view
  • Dinner for two, two nights
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Lodging and meals tax
  • Lodging gratuity
  • Gratuity on dinner is additional

Offer Expires: Monday May 31, 2012

March 28, 2012

Final Projects of the spring

The Maine House is currently getting a lot of attention. As with most older buildings it requires more maintenance than newer ones. Some of the work you will notice and we hope you will like it. But the new chimney will probably go unnoticed.

Harrison and Fred wallpaper Maine House 2nd floor hall

Harrison and Fred wallpaper Maine House 2nd floor hall

101Carpenter Scott Chase installs wainscoating in room 101’s bathroom

New carpet for room 102

New carpet for room 102 (111,118 &105)

Not pictured is exterior painting and building a new chimney !  Coming soon.

March 22, 2012

Beach Day in March !

March Beach Day ?

March Beach Day ?

As most areas in the northeast, we have had a very warm winter. However, the 80 degree days we had this week are the best.There are actually people at Harbor Beach today with kids in the water. BUT the water was only 43* !!

Water temperature 43* !!

Water temperature 43* !!

February 6, 2012

Standing Guard


Standing lookout for unwanted Canadian Geese

The Dockside has been invaded by Canadian Geese. There have been times when upward of 50 have been on the lawn along the water, in front of the Maine House. With mild temperatures and no snow they find this a great place to hang out. Unfortunately the mess they leave behind is unbelievable! In a scene from the movie Caddy Shack we are batting to persuade them to go somewhere else. So far our Down East scarecrows complete with reflective CD’s are doing the trick! They stand watch 24/7 in rain and snow with no complaints! I wonder if we can get them to make beds?

Dockside's scarecrow is ready for duty in all weather

Dockside's scarecrow is ready for duty in all weather

January 25, 2012

Southwest Airlines coming to Portland !!

Good news on airfare to Maine ! Southwest Airlines has announced that it will start flying to Portland, Maine as well as Boston and Manchester,NH. This can only help reduce fare and add convenience.


January 24, 2012

So….what do you do all winter.3

Pictured below are a couple of important guys that help keep the Dockside maintained at a high level. Scott and Zach Chase are the carpenters who repair just about everything at Dockside.  They show up in November and leave in April.  Scott has been with us for over 35 years.
Siding, windows decks, leaking roofs and more. chase
In the project pictured above they are replacing rotten siding out side of room 115 in the Lookout. BUT they had to remove the stairs going to room 119 & 120 to get at the problem. Nothing is simple!

January 10, 2012

So….. what do you do all winter.2 ?

This is a continuation of a series about what we do at the Dockside over the winter months.


Fred gives room 113 in the Quarterdeck a refresh; He has stripped the old wall paper and painted the ceiling, walls and woodwork. There will be new upholstered chairs and lighting.

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