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In the final stages of a complete renovation, this Camden Maine hotel reopens on May 10, 2015 as Midcoast Maine’s newest jewel! The re imagined look embraces the history of this iconic Camden inn, but also brings new focus on the natural beauty of Camden — the town where “the mountains meet the sea.”
Whitehall is an ideal spring, summer, and early fall destination for those in search of an artisanal, authentic Maine experience. Our Camden hotel accommodations offer luxury linens and many amenities desired by the modern traveler. The property boasts rambling front porches and a patio perfect for enjoying a glass of wine or fresh lemonade, fire pits for late night hangouts, and a restaurant and bar complete with a charcuterie station and raw bar.
Pig + Poet Restaurant
Chef Sam Talbot and Lark Hotels are thrilled to breathe new life into Whitehall by showcasing modern American cuisine at its finest and freshest. Pig + Poet, opening May 15, 2015, is Camden, Maine's newest gourmet restaurant. A collaborative venture, Pig + Poet celebrates thoughtful modern American food at its finest, and embraces Chef Sam Talbot’s focus on a simpler way of cooking.
Featuring Maine’s farmland, fisheries and game, the restaurant will offer a raw bar, signature roast pork dishes, and much more. The “poet” in the name is a nod to the chef’s role in the creative process, as well as a subtle wink to Edna St. Vincent Millay, a Pulitzer-prize winning poet who was discovered at Whitehall Inn in 1912.
Chef Talbot has worked in top NYC restaurants, and is a cookbook author and television personality. He was featured as a semi-finalist on season two of Bravo’s acclaimed series Top Chef, which included him becoming the viewers-choice “Fan Favorite” on the show. He was also featured in People Magazine’s 2012 “Sexiest Men Alive” issue. Diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at a young age, Sam has a profound understanding and appreciation for the intimate relationship between life and food, which has served as a driving force for his cooking style and recipes, which were the main focus of his cookbook titled The Sweet Life: Diabetes Without Boundaries.
Sam is also the former Founding Executive Chef of the uber popular Surf Lodge in Montauk, NY and the Michelin-recommended Imperial No. Nine in New York City. While at the helm at the Surf Lodge, the restaurant garnered national acclaim as a premier dining destination in the Hamptons and was named one of the world’s 20 Sexiest Bars and Restaurants by The Travel Channel.
For more than a century, Whitehall has been the leading venue for weddings and receptions in midcoast Maine.
Unlike many venues, we are flexible. This is your day! We can easily accommodate small and medium sized groups up to 125 persons. Our menus are generally customized to meet your desires. Contact us for sample menus.
We are proud that many of our return guests were engaged at the inn or shared part of their special day here and we would appreciate the opportunity to host yours.
E-mail us or call us to discuss your plans today.
Camden Maine hotels tend to be small. Because of our size, cancellations affect us significantly. For any cancellation or change of dates, we must receive 14 days* notice prior to your confirmed arrival for a refund of your deposit, less a $25 fee per room. If any cancellation is made within 14 days*, regardless of the reason, your deposit will be non-refundable. You are always welcome to send a friend or family member in your place.
If any change of dates (including shortening a reservation) is requested within 14 days*, regardless of the reason, a one-time change is permitted, subject to availability and minimum stay restrictions. There is a $75 fee for this change and your deposit becomes non-refundable. After check-in, a shortened stay will remain charged in full per the original reservation.
* For group reservations of four rooms or more, please refer to the group contract for the applicable cancellation policy.
Group reservations consisting of four (4) or more rooms are final and deposits are completely non-refundable.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in begins at 3:00 pm. Check-out is at 11:00 am.
We realize that cancellations are often beyond your personal control. For this reason we recommend purchasing travel insurance for peace of mind. Whitehall will be happy to supply your travel insurance company with any needed documentation regarding our policy and your reservation. For insurance information please visit www.insuremytrip.com.
Rates, Taxes & Gratuities
Rates do not include a 8% Maine lodging tax and are subject to change without prior notice. Gratuities for the housekeeping crew are not included in the room rate.
For a multiple night stay, a deposit of half of the total charges is due at the time of booking. For a one night stay, the full amount is due as a deposit. Payment can be made with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or Discover. We will send confirmation of your reservation upon receipt of your deposit.
Up to two additional people may be accommodated in our suites only for the rate of $50 per person per night. Children do qualify as additional guests.
Whitehall welcomes children. Most rooms can accommodate only two people. Our suites can accommodate up to 4 people. Please see our policy on additional people. Pet are not allowed.
We are a Smoke-Free Camden Hotel
Whitehall is a 100% non-smoking Camden lodging property, including outdoor common spaces. A $250 cleaning surcharge will be imposed to any room where guests have smoked with disregard for our policy.
Please note that access to some rooms requires the use of stairs.
While accidents do happen, guests will be financially responsible for damage due to gross negligence.
Location & Parking
Our address is 52 High Street, Camden ME 04843. We have plenty of parking for our guests.