Maine HR Convention: May 11-15, 2020 – Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME



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 950+ participants.

On-Site at the Samoset

At this time, there are limited rooms available during Convention week. A special Samoset rooming code is required to reserve an onsite overnight room. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation with booking instructions. Convention registration is now open.

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 2020 Convention.

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. 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. 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: 1-207-594-2257

Rockland Harbor Hotel: AAA Three Diamond property in Downtown Rockland.  Approximately 2 miles from the Samoset. Water views, Hot complimentary breakfast. 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. Ask for the Convention rate by directly contacting: 1-800-589-4009 (Strawberry Hill) and 1-866-711-8439 (Island View).

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.