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 850+ participants.
On-Site at the Samoset
At this time, there are limited rooms available during Convention week (some rooms on Monday evening and some rooms on Thursday evening). 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 is now open! Follow this link to our registration portal.
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 2018 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!
Here are several recommended nearby properties for your stay:
250 Main Hotel: A boutique hotel overlooking beautiful Rockland Harbor. With 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, evening sweets and off-street parking included. Featuring private baths, fireplaces, in room a/c units, TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Walking distance to the downtown restaurants. Use CODE: MaineHR2018 or ask for the convention rate when booking! Contact: 1-207-596-7696
The Rockland Talbot House: The Berry Manor Inn’s new 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. Use CODE: MaineHR2018 or ask for the HR Convention rate when booking. 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 Inn & Suites: One mile from the Samoset. With all the amenities to enjoy Mid-coast Maine. Continental breakfast included. 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.