Welcome to

The Tipsy Butler
Bed & Breakfast

Nestled in the heart of Maine’s twin villages of Newcastle and Damariscotta, The Tipsy Butler is a charming bed and breakfast housed in an 1846 historic home. With its four cozy rooms, each uniquely adorned to reflect the era’s character, this haven seamlessly blends old-world charm with modern comfort.

the tipsy butler hudson guest room

Experience Historic Charm
in Modern Luxury

The Tipsy Butler is a recently-renovated bed and breakfast nestled in the heart of the twin villages of Newcastle and Damariscotta, Maine. We have taken great care to ensure that each of our four rooms is comfortable, inviting, and filled with little joys to rejuvenate you after a day of exploring our beautiful community.

We’ve thoughtfully curated our guest amenities to ensure that your stay at The Tipsy Butler is marked by comfort, convenience, and a touch of luxury. We’re dedicated to providing you with an exceptional experience, where every detail has been carefully considered to make your visit truly memorable.

the tipsy butler hudson guest room

Experience Historic Charm
in Modern Luxury

The Tipsy Butler is a recently-renovated bed and breakfast nestled in the heart of the twin villages of Newcastle and Damariscotta, Maine. We have taken great care to ensure that each of our four rooms is comfortable, inviting, and filled with little joys to rejuvenate you after a day of exploring our beautiful community.

We’ve thoughtfully curated our guest amenities to ensure that your stay at The Tipsy Butler is marked by comfort, convenience, and a touch of luxury. We’re dedicated to providing you with an exceptional experience, where every detail has been carefully considered to make your visit truly memorable.

Discover the Heart of
Coastal Maine

Surrounded by stunning landscapes and a tapestry of local attractions, The Tipsy Butler is your gateway to adventure. Explore historic lighthouses, meander through charming Main Streets, and soak in the breathtaking views of the Damariscotta River. Our inn is a place where coastal Maine’s allure is at your doorstep.

The Tipsy Butler beckons you to become a part of our story, to share in the magic of this cherished gem, and to discover why coastal Maine’s twin villages are a place of enduring allure. We look forward to welcoming you, and we can’t wait to make your coastal Maine journey a remarkable one.

lounge chairs by a fireplace

Guest Amenities

We have taken great care to ensure that each of our rooms are comfortable, inviting, and filled with little joys to rejuvenate you after a day of exploring our beautiful community. Enjoy a beverage on our porch, relax with a book in the field, learn a new board game or take a stroll downtown and enjoy the sights and shops.

Cuddledown© Bedding
Homemade Breakfast
Downtown Location
EV Car Charging
Private Bathrooms
Streaming HDTV
Coffee Station
High Speed WiFi

Wood-Fired Sauna

New for winter of 2023, we are pleased to announce the opening of our cedar wood-fired sauna! Put on your Tipsy Butler bathrobe, grab a water bottle, and walk across the lawn to the wood-fired warmth of 175° – 200° for full body relaxation. Use of the sauna is complimentary for guests of the bed & breakfast. Members of the public are welcome to book sauna sessions too.

60-Minute Solo Session

$40

60-Minute Couples Session

$60

90-Minute Group Session

$100 (for up to 4 people)

Local Attractions

pemaquid point lighthouse

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

The Pemaquid Point Lighthouse is a historic U.S. lighthouse located in Bristol, Lincoln County, Main, at the tip of the Pemaquid Neck.

arcadia national park

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is a 47,000-acre Atlantic coast recreation area primarily on Maine's Mount Desert Island.

portland head light

Portland Head Light

Portland Head Light is a historic lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Completed in 1791, it is the oldest lighthouse in Maine. 

coastal main botanical gardens statue

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

The gardens have been named one of Maine's top attractions. Its gardens and landscape include nearly a mile of tidewater shoreline.

damariscotta mills fish ladder

Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder

The stone fish ladder that is the centerpiece of Damariscotta Mills was constructed in 1807 by the Towns of Nobleboro and Newcastle.

train in fall

WW&F Railroad Museum

The Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway is a 2 ft narrow gauge railway. Come ride our historic steam train for a trip back in time.

What Our Guests Say

5/5
“A delightful experience with kind and attentive hosts. My room was incredibly comfortable and provided a soothing oasis for rest and relaxation.This BnB is close to town allowing guests to take an evening stroll along the Main Street of the village for dinner or to explore the many shops. Definitely stay here for your next visit to Newcastle/Damariscotta.”
5/5
"This was our first time staying at a B&B (we usually stay at hotels or AirBnB) and I’m so glad we did!! We truly had a wonderful stay at the Tipsy Butler - from the beautiful and unique rooms (with comfy beds) to delicious homemade breakfast. Even the location was great and walkable to some restaurants nearby. Thank you Stephanie for hosting us!"
5/5
"Wonderful place to stay in Newcastle! Very considerate of our needs as a family with a baby, and we appreciated the excellent service and breakfasts. Highly recommend to anyone staying in the Newcastle-Damariscotta-Pemaquid area!"

Special Events

Are you looking for an unforgettable venue to host your special event? Our bed and breakfast is the perfect canvas for your celebrations, gatherings, and group escapes.

For larger groups, you can rent the entire inn for an exclusive experience. This option offers privacy and an opportunity to create an event that feels entirely your own. You’ll have access to all the rooms, spaces, and amenities, ensuring that your group enjoys The Tipsy Butler’s hospitality to the fullest.

Bridal & Baby Showers

Host an intimate wedding in our picturesque garden or a cozy gathering inside the historic home. Your special day will be one to remember at The Tipsy Butler.

Family Reunions

Bring your loved ones together in a setting that encourages bonding and cherished memories.

Corporate Retreats

Elevate your corporate events by hosting them in a unique and inspiring environment that fosters creativity and team building.

Milestone Celebrations

Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, or any other milestone, we'll help you make it a memorable occasion.

Special Offers

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Stay 3 Nights & Save!

Save 10% off your stay when you book 3 or more nights with us. Use code 3Nights at check-out. Promotion is good until December 31st, 2023.

roses on bed

Romance Package

Enhance your stay with a touch of romance. Package includes a 60-minute couples sauna, bottle of wine, and local chocolates. Available as an add-on during checkout.

Contact Us

We’d love to hear from you and help you plan your stay at The Tipsy Butler. Whether you have questions, special requests, or you’re ready to make a reservation, please feel free to reach out to us. Your comfort and satisfaction are our top priorities, and we’re here to assist you in any way we can.

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