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Machias River Inn

Enjoy a comfortable night's stay overlooking the scenic Machias River.


103 Main Street Machias, ME US 04654


We are open year round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Call us any time at (207) 255-4861. 



Relax with us by the river

Relax with us by the river

Photo Credit: Dean Clark


The wonders of Down East Maine await you here in the historic Machias Bay Area. We invite you to stay at the Machias River Inn (formerly Machias Motor Inn). Relax and enjoy your stay in one of our 39 tastefully decorated rooms, each with a patio door that opens to a sun deck overlooking the Machias River at tidewater. Watch eagles in flight and seals at play from the comfort of your room. Whether traveling by car, bicycle or ATV, we are easily accessible. We are located on Route 1 in Machias and are right across the street from the Sunrise Trail. We are adjacent to award-winning Helen's Restaurant. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be delighted to help you plan a vacation to remember.

All of our employees are from the Machias area including our manager, Shelley Roberts. Our goal is to provide you a most comfortable stay and efficient service, with the added benefit of native hospitality and knowledge. We are happy to help make suggestions, give directions, and make sure you look forward to returning to our beautiful area and the Machias River Inn! ​

  • Spotless and comfortable rooms​
  • All regular rooms overlook the beautiful Machias River​
  • The famed Helen's Restaurant on adjoining property​
  • Friendly and knowledgeable service​
  • Convenient location in the center of town

We offer a variety of room options and prices including waterfront and nonwaterfront, efficiencies and apartments with both smoking and non smoking available. Come discover why we are the place to stay when exploring Down East Maine.