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Truly "Your Very Special Place." The Captain Jefferds Inn Bed & Breakfast in Kennebunkport, Maine is a warm and inviting 1804 sea captain’s home. From the time you enter through the Inn's red front door you will experience the charm, comfort and exceptional hospitality provided by these Kennebunkport innkeepers and their dedicated staff. At the Captain Jefferds Inn it's all about personal service and little touches to enhance your stay like free wireless internet access throughout the property and afternoon tea featuring a wonderful assortment of home baked goods and light hors d'oeuvres as well as fresh squeezed lemonade and iced tea in the summer months and hot mulled cider in the winter.
Chatham a beautiful room located on the first floor in the oldest part of the main house. It’s perfect for those who wish to avoid stairs. Decorated with green and off-white décor, this room also has ten foot high ceilings, wainscoting and beautifully preserved hardwood floors. It has a queen size, four-poster bed, working fireplace (seasonal), two wing-back chairs, a flat screen TV, and full tiled bathroom with tub/shower combination.
Monticello is a large corner room on the second floor of the main house. It is traditionally decorated in colonial blue and white and has a king size bed, two wing-back chairs, a writing desk, a gas fireplace (seasonal), a flat screen TV, and a tiled bathroom with shower.
Wyeth is an elegant corner room located on the second floor of the main house featuring ten foot ceilings, three large windows with original wooden shutters, a maple king size bed, working fireplace (seasonal), two wing-back chairs, and a flat screen TV. The private bath features a tile shower with multiple body jets.
Connecticut is a cozy and traditional style room located on the second floor of the main house. The Connecticut room has a four-poster bed, hard pine wood floors, red and white toile wallpaper,a lovely sitting area with a gas fireplace (seasonal), and a flat screen TV. The private bath has a corner shower.
Four-poster queen size bed, wood burning fireplace and a tv.
A third floor room with a queen size bed, tv and a newly tiled bathroom.
Assisi is a beautiful, large room on the third floor of the main house, with a king size Verdigris iron bed, lovely sitting area in front of a gas fireplace (seasonal), a private garden, and a flat screen TV. The large bathroom has a pedestal sink and features an Italian tiled shower with dual shower heads.
A sunny room with a queen size bed, tv and a tub/shower combination in the bathroom.
A 2 room suite with a queen size bed, a twin bed, tv, refrigerator and a semi-private screened in porch. A pet friendly room.
A 2 room suite with a tv, refrigerator, large claw-footed tub, stall shower and a semi-private screened in porch. A pet friendly room.
Baxter is a fabulous, rustic luxury room. Inspired by old Maine camps, this room has a unique king size wooden bed, gas fireplace, two arm chairs, terra-cotta tiled bath with shower, a large two-person whirlpool tub, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator. This is a very romantic room with its own entrance and private screened porch.
Has a queen size bed, tv, refrigerator and a tub/shower combination in the bathroom. A pet friendly room.
Tucked around the back of the property featuring a queen size bed with a small bathroom. Pet friendly room (*suitable to small breed pets only).
5 on July 28, 2014
We travel for long periods of time (3-4 months) every year and feel like we know exceptional accommodations when we find them. This Inn is exceptional. The rooms are lovely and the grounds are beautifully maintained. It is within easy walking distance of Kennebunkport and, an important feature for us, it is very dog friendly. The breakfast is delicious and full of homemade items and bakery goods and cheese and crackers are available for snacking all day. Please book in advance because it seems to always be full.
4.6 on July 28, 2014
We were gifted with a night's stay at the Jefferds for our honeymoon. Once we made it back, we were given a detailed tour and shown to our room. We stayed in the Vermont room. It has a screened in room shared with New Hapshire room, where our mini fridge was located, a front room with a single day bed, a claw foot tub and small shower in the bathroom and a queen size bed in the bedroom. I don't know if this was from the Inn, but there was a 1/2 size bottle of Prosecco waiting on ice for us. Once we unpacked the car (they have a parking lot) we made our way down to the sun room. The lemonade lived up to its allure, the cookies were addictive, and there was also a cheese plate with 2 varieties. The bed in our room was a delight. It was extra high. The sheets were amazing; my husband is now requesting that we get the same ones for home. I took advantage of the tub. It was a very nice size, but only ideal for 1 person if you want to be comfy. There was a rubber duck, and a tray that spread across the tub. They supplied 2 bottles of bubble bath, which really made it a pleasure. The shower has a very nice shower head. It was a stand up shower, and larger than the ones I've been in before, but still not too spacious. 2 people fit, but it is crowded. When we checked in we were given the option of breakfast at 8:15 or 9:30. Since we had a late checkout (1 pm), we chose 9:30. Breakfast consisted of peaches and cream, a mini muffin and a southwest style frittata. The peaches and cream were exquisite, but the rest of the meal was mediocre. The muffins may have been homemade, but were on par with store bought ones. The egg dish was a sizable portion with salsa and sour cream, but nothing special. Check out was swift and painless. We grabbed a few more cookies from the cookie jar and we were on our way. This was the best stay away from home we have ever experienced and will definitely be back again.
4.2 on July 21, 2014
Wonderful staff; lovely inn. Upper floor room had sloping ceiling - watch your head. Good location for both town and waterfront. Good breakfast. Beach gear provided. I'd stay there again.
4.8 on July 14, 2014
Exceeded my expectations.
5 on July 12, 2014
Loved staying at this property. Immaculate property, friendly staff, and quiet atmosphere. A great place to unwind and relax. Good restaurants within walking distance. Thumbs up for Capt Jeffers Inn!
5 on June 24, 2014
We stayed in the Wyeth Room at the Captain Jefferds Inn in June, 2014, and it was fabulous. The grounds were immaculate, and the common areas inside the Inn, as well as our room, were decorated beautifully. Our room was very comfortable and quiet. We really enjoyed the breakfasts - they were just delicious and very fresh tasting. The Inn is on a beautiful, quiet street that is a few short blocks to the center of town. We can't say enough about our stay and will certainly be back to visit Sarah, Eric and the wonderful staff at the Captain Jefferds Inn.
5 on June 20, 2014
I recently accompanied a friend on a road trip to New England, and of the 6 inns we stayed in, CJI was my favourite. The accommodations combined gracious décor historically appropriate to an old house with all modern conveniences (best sheets on the planet!). The grounds/gardens were lovely, the location was close to everything yet quiet and serene and the afternoon tea and snack selection was phenomenal. Best of all, the hosts were totally on top of their game after 20+ years at the helm, and the staff showed courteous but unobtrusive attention to every need. I look forward to returning with my husband for a romantic getaway as soon as possible! And if we need to bring our dog for any reason, they accommodate pets- how great is that?
4.8 on June 08, 2014
Great get away for a couple days. We couldn't have been happier with everything. Exceptional staff.
5 on June 04, 2014
This bed and breakfast was just wonderful! My husband and I have travelled extensively, and Captain Jefferds is among the very best.
5 on May 28, 2014
This is one of the most beautiful places we have ever stayed. The gardens are gorgeous, the rooms exquisite, the breakfast is unbelievably delicious and the hostess, Sara, is warm and friendly.
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