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Brewster House Bed & Breakfast

Freeport, ME 04032-1419 USA (Show map)
4.8
135 Reviews
$179 - $269
per night

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About

Brewster House is a historic home, restored with modern paint and tasteful antiques. Unusual features include tin ceilings and carved moldings. Each room is spacious, comfortable, individually heated and air-conditioned, and has a large private bath. Three of our queen rooms have gas fireplaces with custom mantels. All our rooms have flat-screen satellite TV & Keurig coffee-makers. One suite accommodates up to four people & has a refigerator. The other has a sitting room with large TV, & refrigerator. A full, hot, gourmet breakfast is served daily in the dining room. Our menu includes delicious dishes with freshly baked muffins and breads and a variety of main dishes. Brewster House is just three short blocks from L.L. Bean and shops, and 15-20 min. from Portland. Our guests may park in our lot and walk the short distance to Freeport's many shops and restaurants. We also carry a stock of fine bottled wines. Freeport is also home to many activities for which Maine is known, including visiting lighthouses, lobster shacks, boating, swimming, fishing, bicycling, hiking and cross-country skiing.

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Rooms & Rates

Bass Harbor Suite

This suite features a large room with a King bed and a smaller room with two twin beds (can also be configured as a king bed). Each room is decorated in shades of blue, tan and white, with a sand-colored carpet. Both rooms have large sitting areas, the large room has a flat-screen TV, smaller room offers both a Keurig coffee-maker and a refrigerator. The stated rate is for three people. The king room can also be reserved separately at a lower rate for two people.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $259-$269

Portland Head Suite

This suite features a large room with a king (or 2 twins) bed, desk & chair, and a smaller sitting room with a small sofa, chair, large flat-screen TV with satellite and Netflix (TM), frig and Keurig coffee-maker. The suite is painted shades of pale blue/green, w/ Matouk and Pottery barn linens. The king room has a beautiful antique armoire for clothing and a cozy sitting area. The stated rate is for two people (third person in sitting room on sleeper-sofa bed, for additional person.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $249-$259

Marshall Point

The softly honey-colored walls and beige carpet create the base for the beautiful aqua linens in this room. The queen bed has a lovely brass/silver headboard. The custom mantel, with built-in armoire and dresser drawer surrounds the pilotless gas fireplace, and there is a flat-screen TV. The sitting area is perfect in front of the bay window. An antique spinet desk provides work space. The bay windows face the front of the house and a second large window faces the side of the house. The large private bathroom features a full sized tub/shower combination. The stated rate is for two people.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $209-$219

Cape Elizabeth

Cape Elizabeth is on the first floor room, recently redecorated in creamy whites amd warm reds with period antiques. It features a king bed dressed in red Matouk cover,an HDTV, and two windows that provide a view of the side yard. The sitting area has comfortable chairs and a small table. The large private bathroom has an armoire, and a shower with seat. This room can also be configured as two twin beds. The rate stated is for two people.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $189-$199

Pemaquid Point

Upon entering this second floor room you are greeted by a beautiful bay window that creates a bright and sunny atmosphere almost every day. The cozy sitting area in the bay window is complete with comfortable chairs and a side table. The neutral carpet and sage green walls set off the original woodwork. The antique dresser and four poster queen bed provide a comfortable feel. The large private bathroom has a polished hardwood floor and full sized tub/shower combination. There is a large flat-screen TV with satellite and Netflix (TM) streaming video.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $209-$219

Cape Neddick

Painted soft gray, with warm red accents. Cape Neddick is sleek & inviting. A queen bed and a beautiful custom fireplace and mantel with built-in armoire, topped by a flat-screen TV, grace this room, which is located on our second floor. The sitting area is complete with comfortable chairs and table. The aqua blue bathroom is large and private, featuring a full sized tub/shower combination. Rate is for two people.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $199-$209

West Quoddy

Calm, peaceful, relaxing are all thoughts that will come to mind when you enter this room on our second floor. The walls are colored in deep gold and the carpet is beige. The queen four-poster bed is covered with Croscil linens that are shades of gold, burgundy and cream. The sitting area is furnished with comfortable chairs and a marble-topped table. The custom gas fireplace and mantel with built-in dresser drawer, and a separate armoire provide ample storage, and are topped by a flat-screen TV. The rate stated is for two people.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $209-$219

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Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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Vacation

4.6 on August 25, 2014

We had an excellent breakfast and wonderful hospitality.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you!


Awesome place!

5 on August 22, 2014

What an amazing place! From the fresh-baked cookies when you first enter, to the lovely rooms, Mary and Scott welcomed us into their lovely home & we had such a great time. My teenage kids were impressed, and even gobbled up Mary's French Toast (plus some of mine!), which they originally said they wouldn't touch it. The rooms are great & and even have those high tech coffee/tea makers. The "diary" for guest to leave thoughts was really neat. Lovely place & 5 minute walk to 24/7 shopping at LL Bean. As others have said, if I could give it 10 stars, I would. Thank you Mary and Scott! -Murray

Innkeeper Response
Thanks Murray for your kind and thoughtful review. It was our sense that this was your first B & B stay, so we were extra glad you and your kids had such a positive experience!


Clean, hospitable and tranquil!!!

4.8 on August 19, 2014

Excellent couple of days!! highly recommended!!


Spectacular Stay!! Thank you Scott and Mary!!

5 on August 18, 2014

Brewster House is over the top, beautiful, lovely, and welcoming. I am so glad we chose to stay here. The innkeepers are wonderful and inviting hosts. Mary is a wonderful cook. She leaves out homemade cookies and refreshments every afternoon that we enjoyed each day we were there. My husband has an allergy to tomatoes and I do not like berries, Mary happily accommodated us with these issues. Scott helped us carry all our luggage to our room. We stayed in room #6, also known as Portland head room. Our room was very nice and comfortable. It was only available for 2 nights of our stay so we booked room #1 for our last night stay. Room 1 is smaller, but also very inviting, cozy, nice, and comfortable with a very nice big bathroom. We enjoyed the comforts of both rooms very much. Because we had to move rooms, it meant we had to move luggage. They did not want us to miss out on our plans for the day so once our new room was clean, Scott and Mary moved our luggage for us while we were out. Scott and Mary have put so much thought and detail into their B&B. From the wine glasses and wine cork remover, to the refrigerators throughout the house, and the soft, fluffy towels in our rooms, also the souvenirs of Brewster House. It felt like being at home. They also have a variety of wines to purchase and enjoy while staying there. He and Mary really went out of their way to make sure we had the best possible trip. When we left, both Scott and Mary gave us a hug and thanked us for staying with them. THANK YOU Scott and Mary for such a lovely and memorable vacation!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for sharing your time and positive experience with us at Brewster House! It was our pleasure to pamper you!


Wonderful stay!

4.8 on August 15, 2014

Brewster House is a beautiful home in a great walkable location! Scott and Mary make everyone feel so comfortable and at home. The breakfasts are fantastic and Mary even has the culinary knowledge to adhere to many special diets. While we were there she served a gluten free crustless quiche for everyone because a guest was gluten free. At the same time my son is allergic to soy, eggs, and dairy so she made him vegan blueberry pancakes! In the afternoon she puts out cookies and tea and made sure to have a safe cookie for him, which is so kind! When we travel it is hard to stay place where I don't have access to a kitchen, but Marys kindness and attention to details made our stay beyond exceptional!

Innkeeper Response
Your son was a terrific boy and it was a pleasure making your vacation less effort! Thanks so much for taking the time to write!


We loved our 3 night stay here.

5 on August 11, 2014

Mary and Scott know how to do it right. From the amazing breakfasts to the wonderful rooms our stay was truly relaxing and we will for sure be back. Luxurious towels and linens (very important to us) our room (the West Quoddy #3) was comfortable and roomy with 2 windows on the corner. We had wonderful restaurant suggestions. Great shopping in the area and the Brewster House is close enough to walk to the restaurants. Fabulous porch to drink coffee and wine on .... We will be back.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much, we look forward to hosting your next visit!


There's a reason this Inn is so highly rated

5 on August 06, 2014

We stayed here on July 28th and 29th, 2014. Property is a five minute walk from L.L. Bean and the many outlet stores of Freeport. Very clean, perfectly maintained. The owners live on-site and are very helpful. Delicious breakfasts. We've stayed in dozens if B&B's and this Inn ranks in the top three.

Innkeeper Response
Wow, thanks for your great review! We love what we're doing!!


Best B&B yet!!!

5 on August 03, 2014

We stayed 2 nights here and it was the best B&B we've stayed in! The hosts here nice and very informative! The breakfasts were awesome!! The rooms are beautifully decorated and clean! You gotta stay here! Linda. Fishers, IN


Excellent B&B Expereince!

5 on July 30, 2014

We have been telling all of of our friends and family about our wonderful stay at the Brewster House. Scott and Mary are warm, friendly and very knowledgeable about the area and a joy to speak with! The inn is just a short walk away from the shopping outlets and great restaurants. Mary is a a wiz in the kitchen. Her breakfasts were not only creative but delicious! We highly recommend Brewster House.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for sharing your positivity! Scott & I need to get out of the inn more so we can share new dicoveries with you! We just heard about Halycon Knitters tours out of Bath this AM!!


Fabulous!

5 on July 26, 2014

When a serious scheduling problem arose, Scott was most gracious in allowing us to change our reservation to the following night. We are so glad that we were able to stay at the Brewster House and experience Scott and Mary Gile's wonderful B&B! Everything about the Brewster House was fabulous - the breakfast was absolutely delicious, the room was beautiful and the service was perfect!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, and we're so glad we could reschedule you, as that can be challenging when we're busy. Please come again!


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Location

Location Type

Coastal village, Village

Airport

Portland, ME (PWM-Intl. Jet Port) 21 miles

Directions to property:

Turn right from airport exit, then North on I-295 to exit 22, left at end of ramp, left at Main St. (US-1), Brewster House is on the right (180 Main St.)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, lighthouses, boating, bicycling, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Videos , Stock of fine wines, iPod/iPhone docks

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Well-behaved children under supervision of adults welcome.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Summer & Fall weekends or holidays may require minimum stay.
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card required to reserve, first day will be charged on receipt of reservation, 50% deposit on any reservation over 3 days.
  • Cancellations: Minimum 7 days notice of cancellation required. $25 cancellation fee on any cancellation. For rentals over 3 days, we will retain the full deposit, returning whatever days we were able to rent beyond 50% of the time period reserved.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Scott and Mary Gile

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Scott and Mary enjoy helping guests plan their visit to Freeport and the Maine coast. They provide maps and suggested itineraries to lighthouses, lobster shacks and other points of interest.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: Usually 8 to 9:00 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten-free


Signature Dish

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
A delicious mountain of cubed specialty bread, baked with cream cheese and covered with a sauce of Maine blueberries, topped with powdered sugar.


Details

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180 Main St , Freeport, ME 04032-1419 USA (Show map)

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