King Real Estate Americas Best Value Inn

Located in Old Orchard Beach, on one of New England’s best summer beach spots, King Real Estate America's Best Value Inn has been hosting Work and Travel students for many years.  A popular spot for J-1 students, spend your summer lounging by the 7 miles of sandy beach, exploring the many attractions in Old Orchard Beach, or enjoying the many restaurants and nightlife in Old Orchard!  While being close to Palace Playland Amusement Park, Mount Royal also hosts many cultural opportunities such as BBQ’s, lobster bakes, and pizza parties to give students a classic New England summer! 


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Why should you work for Americas Best Value Inn?

·        Employer hires couples and groups up to 4!

·        Plenty of employer sponsored activities!

·        Close to Portland, ME and Boston, MA!

·        Employer will assist with finding housing!

·        Spend your summer in one of the East Coast’s best beach towns!


About Old Orchard Beach, ME:

Voted Maine's Best Beach annually!  Old Orchard Beach, or “The Garden by the Sea”, is a busy, family-friendly resort location having over 100,000 national and international visitors yearly.  Spend your days exploring the Old Orchard Pier, extending 500 feet into the Atlantic which contains many restaurants, shops, sights to see, and games to play.  The low surf makes this a favorite spot for swimming, sunbathing, or learning to surf. With plenty to do this summer, it’s almost impossible not to have fun at Old Orchard Beach!




Maine experiences a hot and humid climate during the summer months.  Daytime high temperatures are around 75–80°F (24–27°C) with night lows in the high 50s°F (around 15 °C). The temperatures seldom stays hot at night, which is great for sleeping! Rain is common on the coast, so make sure you have a raincoat!  You might want to take a sweater or light jacket, because the air is cool near the water at night. For more information about the weather, please visit

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How to Get There

Please contact your employer with travel plans before arriving in the US!


·        Students can fly into Boston Logan Airport (BOS) which will be the cheapest airfare.   From the airport, switch to the MBTA to take the Silver Line (SL1) to South Station and change to the Red Line towards Alewife.  At the “Downtown Crossing” stop, switch to the Orange Line which will take students to North Station.  From North Station, students can find the Amtrak Downeaster and ask an agent for a ticket to Old Orchard, ME.  The trip should cost about $34-$40 US. 

o    If arriving afterhours (between 7pm (19h) and 7am (07h)), students will need to book accommodation in Boston. 

·        Students can also fly into Portland International Jetport (PWM).  From the Jetport take an Uber, Lyft, or Taxi to the Amtrak Downeaster station, where they’ll ask the agent for a ticket to Old Orchard, ME.  The trip should cost less than $20 US. 

o    If arriving after hours (between 7pm (19h) and 7am (07h)), they’ll need to find accommodation in Portland, ME.