The information below is from the completed 2022 event. Check back in the fall for 2023 updates.

Maine HR Convention: May 8 – 11, 2023


 

Accommodations

PLEASE NOTE: The majority of the Convention’s participants stay at many of the wonderful offsite locations Rockport and Rockland has to offer. The Samoset has a limited number of onsite rooms, just 178 rooms for our hundreds of participants!

On-Site at the Samoset

A special Samoset booking link is required to reserve an onsite overnight room. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation with the link, and booking instructions. Samoset rooms start at $179/night, plus taxes. The resort fee is waived for all Convention participants.


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 2023 Convention.

Here are several recommended nearby properties for your stay:

250 Main Hotel (207-594-5994) A boutique hotel overlooking beautiful Rockland Harbor.  Water views from many rooms. Located approximately 2.4 miles from the Samoset. Ask for the HR Convention rate. 

Glen Cove Inn & Suites (1-800-453-6268). Approximately 1 mile from the Samoset. With all the amenities to enjoy Mid-coast Maine. Ask for the HR Convention rate. 

Hampton Inn (207-594-6644). On the Rockland/Thomaston line 3.5 miles to the Samoset. AAA Three Diamond Property. Ask for the HR Convention rate. 

Rockland Harbor Hotel (207-594-2131) AAA Three Diamond property in downtown Rockland. Approximately 2 miles from the Samoset. Water views, hot complimentary breakfast. Ask for the HR Convention rate.    

Strawberry Hill (207-594-5462) and Island View (207-596-0040) 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. Book directly on the websites: www.strawberryhillseasideinn.com or www.islandviewinnmaine.com 

The Berry Manor Inn (1-800-774-5692) 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 HR Convention rate.   

The Country Inn (1-888-707-3945). 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 HR Convention rate. 

The Limerock Inn (1-800-546-3762) A charming bed and breakfast in Rockland approximately 1.5 miles from the Samoset. Sumptuous breakfasts, hot tubs, and fireplaces. Ask for the HR Convention rate. 

The Rockland Talbot House  (207-593-7393) The Berry Manor Inn’s sister property located directly next door to the Berry Manor Inn, and also 1.5 miles from the Samoset. Features private baths, fireplaces, a/c, Smart TVs and Wi-Fi; full breakfast, and evening sweets and off-street parking. Ask for the HR Convention rate when booking.  

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! An 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.