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Captain Fairfield Inn

8 Pleasant Street P.O. Box 3089, Kennebunkport, ME 04046 USA (Show map)
4.5
7 Reviews
$146 - $379
per night

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About

Kennebunkport’s Boutique Choice. An artful balance of historic and soft modern design. Crisp, uncluttered rooms. Expected amenities like plush beds, designer linens, fireplaces, whirlpool and soaking tubs, wireless Internet. Unexpected luxuries like iPod docking stations, French press coffee, 32” HDTVs, beach chairs and towels, warm cookies in the afternoon. A creative gourmet breakfast prepared with fresh seasonal and local ingredients; choose a multi-course breakfast served at your own table in the dining room, or coffee and a pastry basket delivered to your door. Customize your stay with packages, a la carte add-ons and personalized itineraries. A carefully-selected wine list and small plates menu compliment a relaxing afternoon or evening. With 9 rooms, the inn is sized to offer exclusive attention to your wishes, or privacy if you prefer. Located on a quiet street near the center of Kennebunkport; just a short walk to nearby restaurants, the quaint harbor and beaches.

Rooms & Rates

The Library - Room 1

Captain Fairfield’s Library, with a hand-carved pencil post king bed with a memory foam mattress, wide plank pine floors, an oriental rug, gas fireplace, a plush suede couch, flat panel TV/DVD, CD player, AC and wireless Internet access. Views from this first floor room are of the historic River Green with glimpses of the Kennebunk River beyond. Direct access to a private porch with comfortable seating. Luxurious private bath with double whirlpool tub and separate shower.

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

Polly Lord Suite - Room 2

A charming first floor corner suite with a bedroom and sitting room. The bedroom features a hand-carved four poster mahogany king bed with a memory foam mattress, an antique walnut wardrobe and a Persian carpet over wide plank pine floors. The wall coverings are an English red toile on an ivory background. The cozy sitting room has two plush scrollback chairs, and a flat-panel TV/DVD, wireless Internet access and AC. Private bath with two head luxury shower.

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

Sweet Liberty - Room 3

Sunny and bright, this spacious corner room features a cream toile wallpaper and wide plank pine floors, a grand upholstered queen bed, plush couch, stylish area carpet, gas fireplace, flat panel TV/DVD, AC and wireless Internet access. Views from this second floor room are of the historic sea captain’s homes in our neighborhood and of the River Green. Private bath with a luxurious tiled rainfall shower.

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

Captain Fairfield -Room 4

A large second floor corner room decorated in traditional Federal style, overlooking the River Green, with a four poster mahogany queen bed with a memory foam mattress, comfortable Federal style couch, wide plank pine floors with an oriental rug, gas fireplace, flat panel TV/DVD, CD player, AC and wireless Internet access. Private bath with an old fashioned soaking tub and a separate walk in shower.

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

Lois Walker - Room 5

A second floor corner room with a romantic queen canopy bed with a memory foam mattress, two plush wingback chairs in front of a gas fireplace, flat panel TV with DVD player, an oriental carpet over wide plank pine floors, a separate dressing room with vanity, AC and wireless Internet access. Private bath with an old fashioned Revival soaking tub and shower.

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

Brig MacDonough - Room 6

An elegant second floor room with an inviting four poster queen bed, two wingback chairs in front of a gas fireplace, wide plank pine floors, flat panel TV/DVD, AC and wireless Internet access. Private bath with tub and shower.

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

Breakwater - Room 7

Perhaps our most luxurious room, this second floor room is inspired by the colors of the sea and boasts an oversize king bed with an ultra-chic padded headboard, plush suede chaise, sleek gas fireplace, 32” HDTV/DVD, AC and wireless Internet access. Private bath with tub and shower.

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

Windemere - Room 8

A soothing second floor room with a queen sleigh bed, a day bed, comfortable seating area for two with views of the Inn’s renowned gardens, wall to wall carpeting, flat panel TV/DVD, AC and wireless Internet access. Private bath with tub and shower.

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

Kennebunkport - Room 9

A large, richly appointed corner room with a queen canopy bed, gas fireplace, two overstuffed wingback chairs, wall to wall carpeting, flat screen TV/DVD, AC and wireless Internet access. Views from this very private second floor room are of the Inn’s gardens. Private bath with tub and shower.

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

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Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.7

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Absolutely perfect

5 on September 30, 2011

My daughter got married in Kennebunkport this summer and we actually rented all of the rooms in the Inn for a long weekend, making the Captain Fairfield our headquarters for the weekend. Nate and Hillary had no idea what to expect but greeted all with warmth and smiles. Anything requested, they were there for us - tee times, breakfast to go for golfers, magnificent breakfasts and cookies every day. The rehearsal dinner and brunch on Sunday were in the back yard under a great Sperry tent - the ambiance was spectacular. The rooms were perfect, the linens remarkable, the mattresses made for restful sleep (actually one couple requested the mattress type and ordered for their home!). This truly was a perfect home away from home for a magical wedding weekend. Will certainly be back for another stay to recount great memories in a funky, lovely Inn.


AMAZING WEDDING WEEKEND

5 on September 30, 2011

My husband and I stayed at Captain Fairfield this past July for our wedding weekend. We stayed in the Library and it was amazing! The bed was so comfortable and the linens were soft. The private porch was a wonderful way for us to escape by ourselves. Hillary and Nate were so acommodating and friendly. The breakfast was delicious and a great way to start the day. I would highly recommend this inn for anyone looking to get away. The proximity to town makes it easy to walk everywhere which was wonderful. All in all a weekend we will always remember!


One night stay off season.

4.0 on July 11, 2011

The staff is very attentive and anxious to please. Couldn't do enough for us. The breakfast was delicious! The room was nice, rug could have been newer. Bed comfy. Bath clean. We asked for a nice restaurant and after describing what we like in the way of food the innkeeper made reservations right on the money.

Innkeeper Response
We're so glad that this guest enjoyed our creative gourmet breakfast and found that our staff was both anxious to please and knowledgeable about the area's dining options. While we don't now which room they stayed in we'd just like to point out that we conducted a major renovation recently which included all pubic spaces and many of the guest rooms. We hope that readers and future guests will contact us with any questions about the rooms or other parts of the inn with questions. All the best, Rob and Leigh, Owners


Fabulous B&B in heart of Kennebunkport

4.6 on September 07, 2010

This charming bed and breakfast is located on a quiet street with peaceful surroundings and yet in walking distance of downtown Kennebunkport. The service is friendly, knowledgeable and very willing and ready to please. The house and grounds are comfortable and relaxing. The breakfast was possibly the best breakfast I ever ate. The room was large and clean. The bathroom was modern and had all amenities. The only downside was two items in the room: small television and the air conditioner was not great. If you are interested in staying in Kennebunkport, then I highly recommend this B&B.

Innkeeper Response
Just a quick update: it's been some time since this review was posted. Since then we have upgraded all of the TVS. Our guest rooms now feature either 32" LCD TV/DVD or 37" LED tvs. Additionally all of the air conditioners are going to be replaced during the winter of 2011 and 2012.


Relaxing Getaway

4.4 on July 16, 2009

Finn went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. Shared many great tips on restaurants and attractions. Loryn prepared delicious breakfasts. The Inn is in a great location.


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Location

Location Type

New England, Historic District, Resort, Southern Maine, Coastal Maine, Seacoast, Oceanside, Village

Airport

Portland, ME (PWM-Intl. Jet Port) 25 miles

Directions to property:

Maine Turnpike (I-95) southbound to Exit 25 (Kennebunk) and then follow our directions to the Inn.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, beautiful, quiet historic district, walk to shops and art galleries, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, Library, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Beach towels, bags and beach parking passes, Local restaurant menus, Boutique wine list and small plates menu, iPod docking stations, Personalized concierge service, 32" HDTVs

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, carriage rides, wildlife estuary preserves, coastal excursions, whale watching, golf, scenic cruises, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts

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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
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: A two-night minimum on most weekends, three on some holidays.
  • Deposit Amount Required: For a multiple night stay, a deposit of half of the total charges is due at the time of booking. For a one night stay, the full amount is due as a deposit.
  • Cancellations: Because of our size, cancellations affect us significantly. For any cancellation or change of dates, we must receive 14 days notice prior to your confirmed arrival for a refund of your deposit, less a $25 fee per room. If any full or partial cancellation or change of dates is made within 14 days, regardless of the reason, you are financially responsible for the entire reservation, unless we can re-book your room. However, you are always welcome to send a friend or family member in your place.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Jed Thomas and Alana Buie

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

full creative gourmet

  • Time Served: 8:30-9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Garden Patio in the summer, Breakfast Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Low Carb


Signature Dish

creative gourmet breakfast
Each morning, you will be treated to a creative gourmet breakfast made from the freshest seasonal and local ingredients available. Breakfast begins with Wicked Joe coffees and Mighty Leaf organic teas, and our signature fresh orange juice blend. This will soon be followed by a creative and seasonal fruit course and pastries fresh from the oven. Finally you will be offered a choice of two prepared to order entrées, such as Cinnamon French Toast with Wild Maine Blueberry Sauce, Eggs Benedict, Ricotta Pancakes with Brown Sugar Cherry Compote and omelets prepared to your order.


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8 Pleasant Street , P.O. Box 3089, Kennebunkport, ME 04046 USA (Show map)

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