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Brewster House Bed & Breakfast

180 Main St , Freeport, ME 04032-1419 USA (Show map)
4.8
143 Reviews
$179 - $269
per night

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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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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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Peaceful and relaxing stay

5 on November 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed at The Brewster House on a Veterans Day. Scott and Mary open their home free of charge to veterans. We had a peaceful and relaxing stay. The Brewster House is beautiful and spotless. Mary and Scott are friendly and you can see they love their "second careers" as innkeepers. Mary breakfast was absolutely delicious. We greatly appreciate as a military family what Scott and Mary give to Veterans. We highly recommend staying at The Brewster House if you visit the quaint village of Freeport.


Warm and hospitable

5 on October 22, 2014

We enjoyed our stay very much. The innkeepers, Scott and Mary, were very friendly and made the say so nice.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks very much! We enjoyed your company as well!


Excellent

5 on October 15, 2014

Brewster House is truly wonderful place to stay! Our room was perfectly appointed and so comfortable. Scott and Mary are very gracious and welcoming. They provided us with great suggestions about things to do. We will absolutely stay there again when we get back to the Portland/Freeport area.

Innkeeper Response
Many thanks for your kind review, and for pointing out our proximity to Portland!


Stay in Freeport Maine

3.0 on October 09, 2014

We would highly recommend anyone wanting a very nice place to stay with very friendly owners in the Freeport or Portland area, to consider staying at the Brewster House.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the recommendation!!


Touring New England

4.6 on October 08, 2014

We stayed here as part of a tour of New England. Scott and Mary provided a lovely room and all of the extra touches we had agreed before our arrival. The morning breakfast was stylish, healthy and scrumptious. The BnB is located very conveniently to the shops and restaurants. Scott and Mary are friendly and helpful, providing information on where best to see the lighthouses of Maine.


Great getaway!

4.8 on October 06, 2014

The inn is adorable and meticulously maintained, to start with. Location is PERFECT - just far enough away to be quiet, but a really short and leisurely walk from all the Freeport shopping and fun. We coupled our stay with an LL Bean Outdoor Adventure, and it was the perfect weekend. Kind, gracious hosts and phenomenal breakfast! I have several food restrictions and I ate plenty and deliciously during our stay! HIGHLY recommended, we can't wait to go back.

Innkeeper Response
We loved sharing your pleasure with your escape here, and watching you both enjoy our home. Remember our 2 for 3 offer in November and the slower Winter months!


Relaxing and Comfortable!

4.8 on August 31, 2014

The Brewster House Bed & Breakfast is a comfortable, clean and charming B&B. We enjoyed our 4 day stay and especially liked the Inn Keepers, Scott and Mary. Mary is a wonderful cook with her delicious, well planned breakfast and Scott is helpful and friendly.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your kind words and the time you took to write this piece! We especially enjoy the room longer stays gives us to get to know our guests better......please come back for another round!!


excellent B&B experience

4.6 on August 29, 2014

Welcoming, warm, clean, quite, and tasty


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!


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Rooms & Rates

Cape Neddick (2)

Our Cape Neddick Room has a queen bed, and gas fireplace with custom mantel, and is one of our quietest rooms, located at the rear of the Second Floor.s. It features a private bath, wireless internet, and air conditioning.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Cape Elizabeth (1)

The Cape Elizabeth is our only ground floor room. It has a king bed, but can be configured as two twin beds by prior request. This lovely room has a garden view, low-sill shower, and easy access to the dining area. It is out of the traffic flow, yet only a few steps from the dining room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Marshall Point (5)

The Marshall Point Room features a queen bed and a large bay window, a gas fireplace with custom mantel, and a spinet desk. There is a large private bath, air conditioning, and free WiFi.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

West Quoddy (3)

The West Quoddy Room is a large room with queen four-poster bed, gas fireplace with custom mantel, and a large private bath. It includes free WiFi, iPod dock, and coffee/tea.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Portland Head (6)

Our Portland Head Suite has a large bedroom with king bed, a large private bath, and a sitting room with a small sofa (folds out to a single bed), 40-inch flat screen TV with Netflix, refrigerator, coffee maker, air conditioning.

For package rates for 3 people, please contact us by email or phone.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Pemaquid Point (4)

One of our most popular rooms, the Pemaquid Point room features a lovely bay window and soothing green hues, providing wonderful relaxation after a day of Maine coast activities or Freeport shopping. This room has a queen bed, air conditioning, flat screen TV with Netflix, private bath and WiFi.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Bass Harbor (7)

The Bass Harbor Suite has a large bedroom with king bed, and a smaller room with two twin beds (these can be made up as another king bed, with prior notice). The two bedrooms share a private bath within the suite.

For package rates for 4 people, please contact us by email or phone.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

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Location

Location Type

Coastal village, Village

Airport

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

Directions to property:

Exit 22 from I-295, turn toward Freeport at end of ramp (left if arriving from South, right if arriving from North), turn left at traffic light (US-1, Main St.), Brewster House is blue-gray house on right.

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 - 7:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Outside, away from building only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Well-behaved children under supervision of adults welcome.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Summer and Fall weekends or holidays may require minimum stay.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • 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.


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

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