Lafayette Hotels Fishermans Wharf Inn

Welcome to Fisherman's Wharf Inn! Nestled comfortably on the shores of the Atlantic, we are a 54 room hotel located in the heart of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, within walking distance to the adventurous boat trips, local restaurants and quaint little shops that make Boothbay Harbor unique and exciting.  With such proximity to the harbor, activities such as sailing and whale watching are convenient and sometimes the charter boats will let students ride for free if there are any available seats! You will also receive a discount on all meals you have, when working, at our restaurants.

There is no smoking allowed on the employer grounds so we prefer students who are non-smokers apply for our jobs.  We are going to help our students find housing in Boothbay and will provide updates before you arrive.  We have several properties around town so there is potential to work in different areas, and at different locations, so that you can see how a business operates on many different levels.  We love having J-1 students in our community and want you to have a fun summer here in Boothbay.  We'll make sure to let you know what there is to do locally and we will have a couple of group get-togethers throughout the season. We look forward to welcoming you to Boothbay Harbor!


Reasons to join us this season:

·      Employer will assist with finding housing   

·      Organized potluck dinners and other cultural events   

·      Work in beautiful Boothbay Harbor along with 100 other J1 students       


About Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Boothbay and Boothbay Harbor is home to an abundance of antique shops, boutiques, art galleries and gift shops. Walking is a true pleasure, especially if you cross the harbor on the footbridge. There are about 100 other J1 students that live and work in Boothbay during the summer months. There are welcome dinners for students and there is a bike rental program, too! Boothbay is the perfect place for nature lovers who are excited about having a coastal adventure.

Public transportation in the Boothbay region is limited. Students will mostly be commuting by foot or bike. There is a Newcastle-Damariscotta local trolley service that provides free rides between the two close cities. Please visit for more information on transportation options in the area.

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Tripadvisor Boothbay Harbor


Weather in Boothbay Harbor, Maine:

The Boothbay Harbor climate is mild during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 60's.  The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 78.6 degrees Fahrenheit (25.8 degrees Celsius).

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How to Get There

Students should fly into Boston, MA (BOS) or Portland, ME (PWM). If flying into Boston, take the Concord bus to Portland, ME and then to Wiscasset, ME. If flying into Portland, ME, take a taxi to the Concord bus and take the bus to Wiscasset, Maine. The employer will pick you up at the bus station in Wiscasset, ME. In order to be picked up by the employer you MUST call employer ahead of time to confirm your arrival information. Please see the student job profile for more information.