Kennebunkport, ME

Exploring Bed & Breakfasts in Kennebunkport, Maine

Stephen L Dalton
Goat Island Lighthouse in front of Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge.Timothy Burling - Flickr.

As many of you are likely aware, Kennebunkport, Maine, is the summer home of the Bush family. Walker’s Point has been in the family for nearly a century. The town of Kennebunkport is also well-known for three beaches, Arundel, Kennebunk, and Goose Rocks Beaches, and the Goat Island Lighthouse, which was built in 1833.

Walker's Point has been in the Bush family for generations

The best bed & breakfasts in Kennebunkport, ME

Kennebunkport bed & breakfasts offer everything from extreme luxury to a pleasant family experience for those on a budget.
Kennebunkport, ME The Nathaniel Lord Mansion B&B.Magicpiano - Wikimedia.

The Nathaniel Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport, Maine

The Kennebunkport Captain’s Collection (KCC) at 6 Pleasant Street has been meticulously restored and renovated for its guest. Up until 1972, the mansion was in the Lord’s family estate for more than 150 years. Now, four houses provide luxurious accommodations to Kennebunkport guests beginning at around $400 up to $933 per night.

You will enjoy first-class accommodations in each of the mansion’s 16 rooms, such as in-room controlled air conditioning and heating, private artwork, a working fireplace, luxurious drapes and bedding, a magnificent four-poster bed with Serta Presidential Pillow-top mattresses, non-allergenic comforters, and pillows. Plus, LED Smart TVs, Wi-Fi, and a soaking tub, a walk-in shower, or both.

You can enjoy your complimentary breakfast in the garden or the privacy of your room. Check-in at the Inn is from 3 pm, and checkout is at 11 am. Call 207-255-7241 for reservations. Ask about their pet-friendly rooms and special dietary considerations.
The Inn at English Meadows in Kennebunkport, ME.Magicpiano - Wikimedia Commons.

The Inn at English Meadows

The Inn is located at 141 Port Road in Kennebunk, Maine, just a mile from the beach. Try the Morning Dawn, a bright, beautiful double room on the second floor, with a queen bed, gas fireplace, private bath with double vanity, large tub, and shower to accommodate both of you and your personal pampering simultaneously. Dry off with fluffy guest towels, then slip into soft slippers and robes.

You will enjoy unparalleled comfort at the Inn at English Meadows. Each room has a private bath, a personal Nespresso machine, and a fireplace to provide guests a level of comfort they thought they left at home.
The Inn at English Meadows gourmet breakfast.By the author.

The “Best Gourmet Breakfast in Kennebunkport starts with Coffee by Design the Roast Magazine’s 2020 Roasters of the Year award-winning coffee. It continues with cinnamon butter scones, muffins, and Greek yogurt. How about slow-scrambled eggs with garden chives, goat’s cheese, and garden-fresh tomatoes? “Special food requirements can be accommodated with advance notice.” Enjoy your breakfast on the patio or in either of two dining rooms. Check with the staff about breakfast times.

It’s the perfect place to put your feet up after a long day at the beach. At The Inn, seasonal rates average $169 to $389 per night. Check-in begins at 3 pm, and checkout is at 11 am. Call (207) 967-5766 for availability and reservations.
1802 House B&B Inn Kennebunkport.By the author.

The 1802 House Bed & Breakfast Inn

At the 1802 House, “Modern hospitality meets traditional charm.” It is located at 15 Locke Street, and each of the six magnificent guests’ rooms provides true comfort with these modern amenities.

Those amenities include complimentary parking, Wi-Fi, delicious homemade breakfast, a seasonal working fireplace or air conditioning, flat-screen TV with cable, and private baths, many with heated tile flooring.
The 1802 House guest room - The Sebago Suite.By the owner.

The Sebago Suite has a king-sized bed with an in-room two-person spa-like tub.

Breakfast is served in the dining room at 9 am, or notify staff and get a breakfast-to-go as early as 7:30 am. Note from the staff: “Please provide us with a 48-hour notice.” Notice is required for early breakfast and special dietary needs, such as gluten-free or vegan.

A regular breakfast includes coffee or tea, homemade baked goods and treats, fresh seasonal fruits, and a Maine entrée that could be blueberry pancakes, omelets, French toast, a cheese and Chive Soufflé, or Eggs Benedict with bacon, sausage, ham, or similar high-protein item.

Nightly prices vary by season from $195-$337 (ask about their military & Veterans discount). Check-in time starts at 3 pm, and checkout time is 11 am. Call (207) 967-5632 about availability.
Kennebunkport, Maine signpost.George Rex - Flickr.

Final thoughts

No matter where you stay in Kennebunkport, Maine, you will find pleasant staff willing to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

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Stephen Dalton is a retired US Army First Sergeant with a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland. Top Writer in Virtual Reality, Sports, Short Story, Design, and Creativity. I especially like writing about design and home improvements.


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