Alice Wu
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Why We Love It

  • Historic coastal property completed renovations in early 2016 but maintains old-school charm
  • All guests are treated to a homemade Maine-inspired small plates breakfast
  • On-site Pig + Poet restaurant embraces New England cuisine with sustainable ingredients
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay was discovered at a reading at the hotel in 1912

“Cool, midcentury-modern homage to cozy New England rusticity” – New York Times

95% (55 Member Ratings)

"The ability to walk into town!"
Timothy B
Oct 12, 2016
Brunswick, OH, United States

Map & Directions

The hotel is 90 minutes from Portland and provides free on-site parking.

Rooms & Rates

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The grounds of the historic Whitehall overlook one of Maine’s most picturesque bays from the base of Mount Battie. After more than a century welcoming guests to Camden’s coastline, the iconic inn joined Lark Hotels and recently underwent extensive renovations in early 2016.

Maintaining the white clapboard siding and wraparound porch of the original sea captain’s home, the property was redesigned with eye-popping fabrics, bold hues and modern amenities such as iPads and Apple TVs in guestrooms.

Every morning, guests are treated to a breakfast of Maine-inspired small plates. Outside, old-school entertainment awaits, including shuffleboard, cornhole and a backyard fire pit idyllic for summer nights.

Pig + Poet, the on-site restaurant, features a locally-sourced menu from chef Dirk Yeaton, who has served modern Maine cuisine for over 25 years. “Poet” is a nod to Edna St. Vincent Millay, the Pulitzer Prize winner discovered at a Whitehall reading in 1912.

During the hotel’s six-month season, visitors can explore Camden’s parks and wineries, hike Mount Battie, sail Penobscot Bay or tour the six lighthouses within an hour’s drive of the property.

From the press:
  • “For beachgoers headed north, Whitehall adds a dose of modernity to Camden, Maine” -- Conde Nast Traveler
  • “The second coming of a historic hotel in [a] storybook seaport town” -- Urban Daddy
  • “Along one of the prettiest bays of the state, with mountains in its backyard, the historic Whitehall hotel got Lark-ified with an eye-popping redesign” -- Forbes



  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free


  • Concierge service

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPad on request
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm (call hotel for late check-in). Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children are treated same as adults in rates -- must be included within maximum occupancy of the room. Cots/cribs and extra beds are not available.

Pets: No pets allowed. 

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Hotel is open May-October only -- closed for winter. 

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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95% Positive
(55 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Whitehall over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.4 Location
4.3 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Stephen Oct 21, 2016 Hartsdale, NY, United States
Enjoyed Most
The ability to walk into town!
Other Comments
Last month being open, bar had very little options of liquor to choose from!
Timothy B Oct 12, 2016 Brunswick, OH, United States
Enjoyed Most
Loved the charm and location. Camden is wonderful and you could walk to the shops from the hotel. My heart is won by chocolate and they put a Swiss variety on your bed! The breakfast is awesome! They even make smoothies! Loved our experience
Lisa Oct 08, 2016 Dallas, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
I like the Lark brand overall and found the décor at the Whitehall inviting and fun.
Other Comments
It was not in town as I had hoped, and it was located on a major road that was not safe for walking along.
Molly Oct 02, 2016 Lowell, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most
The eclectic mix of classic and modern inn.
Other Comments
The small plates breakfast was original and provided delicious options.
Louise Sep 24, 2016 Arlington, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Friendly staff, excellent included breakfast
Other Comments
Rooms at front (on Route 1) noisy with traffic.
Robert Sep 23, 2016 Brookline, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most
The setting was absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! And the décor was fabulous! Wanted to go home and redecorate our house are staying at the Whitehall!
Kenneth Sep 17, 2016 Farmington, CT, United States
Enjoyed Most
Staff was very accommodating. Location was excellent. Lark Hotels did a great job on renovation. Light and airy. Welcoming!
Roberta Sep 16, 2016 Coventry, CT, United States
Enjoyed Most
Superior service and beautiful property! Wonderful breakfast!
Susan Sep 14, 2016 Greensburg, KY, United States
Enjoyed Most
All of the staff were excellent
Other Comments
The renovation, while consistent with Larks style, did not work with the style of the inn. We were there a few years ago and the new breakfast routine was disappointing. Our room was very small and there were larger rooms next to us, unoccupied. As returning guests I feel they should have given us a larger room.
Nelson Sep 11, 2016 Marlton, NJ, United States

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