Exterior of SMCC, Photo Courtesy of Southern Maine Community College

The Mckernan Inn

The Mckernan Inn, within Peter A. McKernan Center on SMCC’s picturesque South Portland Campus. Primarily run by students at SMCC, the inn offers ocean views and well-appointed rooms.

Visit > The Mckernan Inn

122 McKernan Drive
South Portland, ME

P. (207) 741-5669

About Us

This is the ideal place whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or a place for you and your guests to stay after a wedding reception or event. Here, you can enjoy the historical charm of the past with the comfort and sophistication of the present.


  • Continental breakfast, served from 7-9:30 a.m.
  • Free Wi-Fi and cable
  • TV with HBO
  • Private baths
  • Elevator service
  • Complimentary cots, playpen (when available; we recommend requesting this in advance of your arrival)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryers
  • Free parking
  • Check-in begins at 3 p.m. and we ask that guests check in by midnight, or make arrangements to check in later
  • 10 a.m. checkout

Please ask us about wheelchair-accessible rooms and ADA accommodations at the time of your reservation.

  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 8
  • Open Year-Round