Accommodations for Fiber College 2019


Searsport and Belfast Maine are two towns right at the center of Maine’s seemingly endless coastline.  Searsport is a village that offers the kind of downtown experience that begs you to wander for a few hours, eat a nibble and maybe finish the day sitting on the fishing pier watching the lobster and sail boats bobbing on the waves. It’s home to the Penobscot Marine Museum a destination in and of itself.


Belfast is our town…it’s hip, it’s chic and it’s fun…just 5 miles South of Searsport, the campus of Fiber College.  You’ll find plenty of reasons to wander the shops, eat the great food and just soak up the atmosphere…the galleries alone with fire your inspiration and satiate any space left in your soul for more color and texture.


As you know, Fiber College is hosted at Searsport Shores Ocean Camping…and there’s plenty of room for the smallest tents, the largest RVs and every camping set-up under the sun (or shade). Rental cabins and trailers are also available.  So, if this is how you like to vacation, we hope that you’ll contact them and make a reservation soon.  Rates range from $12-$165.00 depending on how you’d like to camp.


Not everybody likes to sit by a campfire and drink their coffee at a picnic table.  Lucky for us there are plenty of lodging options within a 10-15 minute radius of Fiber College to meet every need.  Contact them directly and if you have any problems don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll try to help with your arrangements.  Consider spending the week~ why rush when there’s so much to see and do within the area?


Featured Properties
… those who would like to make FC attendees feel particularly welcome:


BayBreeze Home
Vacation home, Sleeps 7

Belfast Harbor Inn

91 Searsport Avenue, Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-2740 

Fax: 207-338-5205




Belhaven Inn

14 John Street, Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-5435


Belhaven Inn is known for its warm, relaxed family attitude & fantastic full breakfasts. 

The house was built in 1851 by John Stanwood Caldwell, a direct descendant of one of the original Waldo Land Patent holders. The original cherry spiral staircase leads up to four bright and charmingly decorated guest rooms. Relax in one of our three parlors, on the shady veranda or the spacious grounds.  Enjoy a 3-course country breakfast that guests say "makes lunch unnecessary."

Harbor, shops, restaurants and attractions are just a short stroll away.

Each has a queen bed & private en suite bath. Rooms #3 & 4  are rented as a suite, 3-4 person occupancy. Great for friends who want their own bedroom but don't mind sharing a hall bath for their shower."

An Efficiency Suite with kitchenette is also available. Sleeps 2-3. Seven % tax is extra on all rooms.

*We have 3 comfortable cozy common rooms that offer a place to share a cup of cider, chat and unwind in front of a fireplace if you'd like a place to knit or sew with friends both old and new*.

***Guests will be treated to a full Special Fall Breakfast.  Friends reserving all 4 rooms get an additional discount....

Why not make your dreams of a Coastal Maine Fiber Retreat this September come true?


Yardarm Motel

172 East Main Street, Searsport, Maine, USA, 04974

Telephone: 207-548-2404 



The Yardarms Motel's guest rooms come in a variety of sizes, so whether you are traveling alone, or with your family, we can accommodate your traveling needs. All our rooms are non-smoking, have wi-fi and air conditioning, and are on the first floor.   We have three rooms designated for those traveling with pets. There is a Laundromat across the street.

Our sunny breakfast room is a pleasant place to start the day and compare notes with other travelers. Complimentary breakfast buffet includes a variety of cold cereals, many flavors of oatmeal; blueberry and banana nut muffins; english muffins; and danish. Two juices, freshly ground coffee and a variety of teas.   The breakfast room is smoke free.  There is a 10% discount for anyone staying three nights of more.

Personal Message to Fiber College Fans: We’d love to have you linger in our sunny breakfast room. Each morning we augment the continental breakfast with special treats on Fiber College days.


The Fort Point Cove Cottage  * vacation rental

Stockton Springs, Maine (just beyond Searsport)

Telephone: 215-680-8155


3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps up to seven with Sweeping Views Penobscot Bay. 4 night Minimum, $210.00/ night (up to seven).   Call for current prices.


Off the beaten path nestled within a mature landscape lies The Fort Point Cove Cottage. Sweeping views of Penobscot Bay along with glimmering peaks of Blue Hill Mountain reveal spectacular sunrises and sunsets from this bright open footprint. Rocking chairs on a covered porch, Adirondack chairs on an open deck, water views from nearly every room will enhance your Maine vacation. Treat yourself to time in a tranquil vacation retreat that is private and charismatic, yet close to all the attractions that make mid-coast Maine renowned........Life is Good!


This cottage features 2 full bedrooms with a 3rd open loft bedroom, all furnished with new high quality luxury mattresses. Vaulted ceilings with an open great room below; the center of the home houses a grand open brick fireplace with wood burning stove to keep you warm on those cool early autumn nights. Galley kitchen fully stocked along with a Keurig coffee maker that provides everyone's favorite brew. Poll barn to park your camper or boat.


The Jeweled Turret Inn

40 Pearl Street, Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-2304 



Please call for off rate for Fiber College participants. The Jeweled Turret Inn, boasts seven beautiful Victorian style rooms. The Inn, circa 1898, is listed as a "Landmark" on The National Register of Historic Places. The Jeweled Turret Inn Bed and Breakfast, centrally located on Mid-Coast Maine's Penobscot Bay, is perfect for a vacation getaway or romantic escape. This Belfast Inn also serves as the perfect lodging for visitors desiring to explore to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, or Camden, Maine.


Yankee Clipper Motel 

50 Searsport Av Belfast ME 04915
Telephone: 207.338.2353  



Welcome to the Yankee Clipper Motel, a vintage 1950's motel completely redesigned in 2012. Newly updated rooms feature modern decor and amenities with park outside your door convenience. Rooms have either a king size bed or two extra-long double beds with comfortable mattresses and bedding. Rooms feature individually controlled heat and air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a writing desk, microwave, mini refrigerator, coffee maker, cable television, iron and ironing board. Parking just outside your door means you have convenient and easy access to your room. The Yankee Clipper Motel is located close to restaurants, shops and local attractions.

Gull Motel

196 Searsport Avenue, Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-4030



We are offering a nightly rate of $(please call) plus tax for Fiber College participants this year, double occupancy.

Please call toll-free 1-877-279-9377 or 207-338-4030 and mention that you are here for the Fiber College to claim your discount.

We’re located on Route 1 in Belfast, only a 5-minute drive from Searsport.


Other Lodging Properties within a 10 minute drive of Fiber College and Searsport Shores Ocean Campground


Colonial Gables Oceanfront Village

201 Searsport Ave., Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-4000



You will find coffee in each room to start your morning and a crackling campfire on the beach to end each evening. 


Seascape Motel & Cottages

202 Searsport Avenue, Rte 1, Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-2130



Alden House B&B

63 Church St, Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-2151



Belfast Bay Inn

72 Main St, Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-5600



Harbor View House of 1807

213 High Street, Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Telephone: 207-338-3811


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