On-Site at the Samoset

The Samoset

A special Samoset rooming code is required to obtain a room at the Samoset, which you will receive after you register to attend. We distribute codes on a first-come, first-served basis to Convention registrants.

Registration for the 2018 Maine HR Convention will open in January 2018. For first access to registration and overnight accommodations, please join the "Hold A Seat" list by emailing

Recommended Off-Site Accommodations

** Please Note** Some properties may have limited hours of operation for booking reservations throughout the holidays and off-season. All locations listed below confirmed availability during the 2017 Convention.

Staying off-site during Convention week and need a lift? The Convention provides complimentary on-call cab service to attendees to and from surrounding properties, shops, and restaurants!

Sponsored by: Jackson Lewis

Here are several recommended nearby properties for your stay: 

250 Main Hotel:  A new boutique hotel overlooking beautiful Rockland Harbor. Water views from most rooms. Located approximately 2.4 miles from the Samoset. Ask for the convention rate!
Contact: 1-207-594-5994

The Berry Manor Inn: A luxurious AAA Four Diamond bed and breakfast located 1.5 miles from the Samoset. Full breakfast and evening sweets included. Be sure to ask for the convention rate! 
Contact: 1-207-596-7696

The Rockland Talbot House: The Berry Manor Inn's new sister property located 1.5 miles from the Samoset. Featuring private baths, fireplaces, Smart TVs and Wi-Fi; full breakfast, and evening sweets included. Use CODE: MaineHR2017 for the Convention special.
Contact: 1-207-593-7393

The Claddagh Motel: Located in Rockport, only one mile from the Samoset. Irish cottage style rooms, some of which have ocean views.
Contact: 1-800-871-5454 | 1-207-594-8479

The Country Inn: On the Camden/Rockport line 5 miles from the Samoset. All suites facility. AAA Three Diamond Property. Indoor pool, spa, and fitness center. Continental breakfast included. Ask for the convention rate!
Contact: 1-888-707-3945

Glen Cove: One mile from the Samoset. With all the amenities to enjoy Mid-coast Maine.
Contact: 1-800-453-6268

Hampton Inn: AAA Three Diamond property on the Rockland/Thomaston line 3.5 miles from the Samoset. Ask for the convention rate!
Contact: 1-207-594-6644

The Limerock Inn: A charming bed and breakfast in Rockland approximately 1.5 miles from the Samoset. Sumptuous breakfasts, hot tubs, and fireplaces. Ask for the convention rate! 
Contact: 1-800-546-3762

Rockland Harbor Hotel: Newly Renovated, Water Views, Hot Complimentary Breakfast and AAA Three Diamond property in Downtown Rockland.  Approximately 2 miles from the Samoset.  Ask for the convention rate.  
Contact: 207-594-2131

Strawberry Hill and Island View are two sister properties located on the water in Rockport just around the corner from the Samoset. They are AAA three-diamond properties with lovely ocean views.
Contact: 1-800-589-4009

Airbnb: There are many lovely rentals available in the Rockland area on Airbnb. Past attendees have had success staying at various properties ranging in size and location, some even pet-friendly! Excellent option for those sharing accommodations and needing multiple beds. 

These are not the only properties in the area. The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce is a good resource to explore your other lodging options in the area.

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