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James Place Inn Bed and Breakfast

11 Holbrook Street , Freeport, ME 04032 USA (Show map)
39 Reviews
$139 - $199
per night

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In the heart of Freeport, this charming B&B has all of the comforts of home. All rooms feature flat-screen TVs with DVD and cable, Wi-Fi, private baths, individual thermostats/AC. Our deluxe rooms feature a Jacuzzi tub or a wood-burning fireplace. Warm weather lets you relax on the café deck and enjoy a delicious full breakfast, featuring our locally roasted gourmet coffee. In the afternoon, the cookie jar is always full for you to indulge in. Have your snack while enjoying the hammock, perfectly situated between sun and shade! There is so much to do in and around Freeport and it is important to us that our guests make the most of their time while here. We will gladly make suggestions of things to do and see based on your interests, make reservations, etc. It is our pleasure!

Rooms & Rates

Queen Room

Queen bed with private bathroom.

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

Nightly Rate: $150 - $180

Green Room

The Green Room is a delightful oasis from the hustle and bustle of shopping and sight-seeing. Skylights fill the room with soft light, a two-person Jacuzzi tub will sooth those tired feet. Enjoy a good book or watch a favorite DVD on the flat-screen TV. Or just listen to music on the in-room stereo.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $199

Pine Room

THe Pine room is indeed finished in Pine and reminiscent of a cabin. The wood-burning fireplace is well stocked with wood in the cooler months and the private deck is delightful during warm mornings and afternoons. A delightful spot!

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $199

Wisteria Room

The Wisteria room is bright and cheery. A large two-person Jacuzzi tub awaits you after your day of sight-seeing and shopping. Curl up in the chair with a favorite book or movie, viewed on the flat-screen TV with DVD. Enjoy an afternoon snack on the deck or cup of hot coffee in the morning.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $199

Yellow Room

The Yellow room will remind you of a sunny day. Cheery yellow greets you while a large Jacuzzi tub soothes you. Skylights add to the brightness of this room. A stereo and flat-screen TV with DVD lets you choose what you want to relax and unwind with - music or a favorite movie? Perhaps a good book in the over-stuffed chair? Can't decide? Stay several nights and enjoy it all!

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $199

Blue Room

The Blue room will remind you of a Maine cottage. Delightfully appointed in blue and white, this room is a great room for families and "Girlfriend Getaways." The loveseat pulls out into a bed, so the room can accommodate four people and all of the purchases along the way!

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

Nightly Rate: $159 - $189

Taupe Room

The Taupe room features a beautiful four-poster bed. Comfortable and charming, while away some time in the rocking chair or just stare out the window at the delightful window box. Staying a few days? This room features a small kitchenette and is perfect for storing those snacks in the fridge or keeping the wine chilled!

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $169

Rose Room

The Rose Room evokes images of the traditionally appointed Victorian-style era. Enjoy the four-poster queen size bed and the claw foot Jacuzzi tub. A private bath and TV with cable and DVD complete this room, located on the ground floor. A favorite with those looking for the traditional B&B experience.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $179

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service5
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining5.0

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Best place to stay in Freeport

5 on June 19, 2014

I have been staying at the James Place Inn at least once a year for the past five years. It is the best place to stay in the area. Located just a block from the main shopping area of Freeport, Inn is on a quiet side street. As such, you can easily walk to all the shops and restaurants in down town Freeport, but still get a great night's sleep. It has easy access to I-295 and is only about 20 minutes from downtown Portland. The house is beautiful, with Adirondack chairs, a hammock and a nice deck for just relaxing outside and reading a book. Rooms are tastefully decorated, have great beds, and many have whirlpool style tubs. My favorite rooms are the Rose room (if traveling alone) and the Green room (if traveling with someone special). I frequently stay here after long bike rides (such as this past weekend's Trek Across Maine) and the Rose room downright has the best soaking tub I have ever been in. The green room's bright airy feel and view of the yard are its highlights. Speaking of breakfast the food is amazing. For starters every day there is yogurt, homemade granola, and cut fruit. In addition, there is a new baked item every day. My personal favorite are the raspberry scones. Then there is a selection of hot foods every day. This usually includes a frittata or two, pancakes or waffles, quiche, and some kind of breakfast meat. Occasionally, you will also be treated to Robyn's homemade baked beans. When you return from your day out fresh baked cookies and tea will be waiting for you in the sun room. You will not be hungry. But the best part of the James Place Inn are the family who run it. Robyn, Tori and their daughter Elyse, are some of the nicest people you will ever meet. They are very personable and really try to make sure everyone of their guests has the best experience possible. They are very knowledgeable on things to do in the area. I always look forward to my trips north and am already thinking of my next trip to the James Place Inn.

Loved it!

4.8 on March 21, 2014

Enjoyed an off season stay for our baby-moon. Robin, the Inn keeper, is fantastically hospitable and an amazing cook. We really enjoyed our room and the cozy fire. Walkability to town was so close that we even ventured out on a very cold and blustery day. Definitely plan to return as soon as we can get another getaway!

A Wonderful Long Weekend

5 on January 22, 2014

After a nearly 5 hr drive in a snowstorm, we were warmly welcomed by Robin - who guided us painlessly through the check-in and brought us to our choice for the next 2 nights: the Pine Room! A good sized guest room, queen bed and rollaway for our grown daughter, and the much appreciated fireplace (stocked and match ready as advertised!) The bathroom was a bit tight - something that is being addressed right now, as we were told of the renovations being made upon our departure! Breakfasts were awesome! Over the 2 days we were treated to homemade cookies (available upon arrival and throughout the day), an incredible coffee blend (specific to the Inn itself, you HAVE to buy some to bring home - so delicious); baked goods of scones and a coffee cake to knock your socks off (I need that recipe); a quiche filled with leeks and bacon; frittatas....cheese and meats and veggies (yum)....blueberry pancakes, and the BEST homemade cinnamon french toast ever!! there was homemade granola, yogurt and fresh fruit!! sorry if i missed anything - it was all delicious! Torey and Robin could not do enough to make our stay the BEST - our daughter was a bit under the weather the first night- they were more than gracious in helping us through that and we cannot thank them enough!! Definitely a "2 thumbs up".... we will be returning! Thank you so much for an outstanding weekend....Gene,Sharon and Sarah Leahy - Cape Cod MA

Perfect Anniversary Lodging!

5 on October 22, 2013

We recently returned from a trip to New England and the James Place Inn was an amazing place to stay! We thoroughly enjoyed our time in this charming, clean and very well-kept bed and breakfast. The hosts, Robin and Tori, were outstanding. They were helpful, friendly, thoughtful and cooked a delicious, full breakfast. We loved Tori's homemade granola too! We lodged in the yellow room and found it to be delightful - we especially loved the two-person jacuzzi! Would definitely recommend this B&B!

Des hôtes en or

4.8 on September 13, 2013

Tori et Robin sont des hôtes exceptionnels. Attentionnés et sympathiques, nous nous sommes sentis chez nous dès notre arrivée. Ce B&B est bien situé si vous désirez explorer plus au nord vers Brunswick ou Bath ou faire des escapades vers Portland et prendre un bateau en excursion. Ce n'est qu'à 15 ou 20 minutes de route. Freeport en soi n'est qu'un endroit pour magasiner. Mais à chaque retour et à chaque déjeuner (5 jours) chez James Place Inn, c'était le bonheur. Les meilleurs déjeuners du Maine. En fait, presque un brunch. Robin est un chef hors pair. Tout est cuisiné maison et c'est un pur délice presque avec une touche du Québec. Home sweet home, sans le flafla décor empoussiéré typique de beaucoup de B&B du Maine. Nous y retournerons sans hésiter.

No Need to Look Anymore!

4.8 on July 11, 2013

My husband and I have been back from our stay at the James Place Inn for four days and I think we are both still full from Robin's amazing breakfasts. Tori and Robin welcomed us into their bed and breakfast, creating breakfast from the freshest and finest ingredients, designing a relaxing room, and offering suggestions on places to visit while in the Freeport area. Even before we arrived at the James Place Inn, Tori was communicating with my husband, offering suggestions on how to make our anniversary weekend one to remember. My husband is still raving about Robin's talents in the kitchen and the special blend coffee that we enjoyed each morning. Tori and Robin made my husband and I feel as though we were the only couple staying with them for the weekend, when in actuality, they were filled to capacity. If you are in search for the perfect B&B in the Freeport area, let this be the last review you read. You will not find a better place to stay!

Simply the Best

5 on February 10, 2013

I am woefully late in writing this review, but had to let everyone know this B&B is the BEST!!! My husband and I stayed here last summer. We had booked for a few days and loved it so much that we returned after driving north over night. Tori and Robin are the ultimate hosts. My husband was dealing with the aftermath of a brain injury and stroke and they were so kind! Their breakfasts are FABULOUS, but when he was cantankerous they fixed him a simple breakfast of his choice. Their sweet daughter Elyse made him her special scrambled eggs, which he loved. Robin helped me map out driving trips that hubby would enjoy and encouraged me to take advantage of the great adventure tours at LL Bean while hubby rested at the inn. I can't say enough about this wonderful experience. Spotless, comfortable rooms; unbelievable , delicious breakfasts; kind, wonderfully helpful, knowledgeable hosts...SIMPLY THE BEST! Suzy and Garlton, Arkansas

James Place Inn Bed and Breakfast

5 on February 10, 2013

James Place Inn B & B in the heart of Freeport Maine is an exceptional value...our room was clean and spacious...innkeepers were very friendly and hospitality was second to none!! Breakfast was exceptional with an outstanding presentation!! Would highly recommend James Place Inn to any/every one wanting to stay in the Freeport area!! Will return soon!!

What a gem!

4.6 on October 29, 2012

The James Place Inn is truly a special place! Tori made us feel right at home the minute we arrived! The rooms are beautiful and spotless! Breakfast was awesome! We were only able to stay 1 night, but we can't wait to come back! Kerry & Jay , MA

Wonderful Stay!!!!

4.8 on August 24, 2012

Robin and Tori treat you just like family. Such nice people and they made our vacation wonderful! The food is soooo good and the location is perfect. A great place to stay!!! E & K

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Location Type

Close to Casco Bay, kayaking, Close to mountains/parks, Airport, Downtown


Portland, ME (PWM-Intl. Jet Port) 15 miles

Directions to property:

15 minutes north of Portalnd Airport and two hours north of Boston.

Area Attractions

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

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Clothes dryer, Computer, Fax Machine, Movie library, Telephone, Videos, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Local Theater, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3:00-7:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • Cancellations: Within 3 days, or guest will be charged for one night's stay if we are otherwise unable to rent the room.



Tori & Robin Baron

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

We both used to have to do a great deal of travel for business, so we know what our guests are looking for in a property; the attention is in the details. It is our pleasure to pamper and care for our guests and enjoy the slower pace of our lives as innkeepers. We are also able to spend more time with our daughter!

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  • Time Served: 8:00-9:30am
  • Serving Location: Café deck outdoors, when weather permits, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan

Signature Dish

Changes daily!
Known for homemade quiches, frittatas, scones, and granola


Special Package

Lighthouse Tour

Lighthouse Tour ~ Enjoy the beautiful Maine coast and the many Lighthouses along the way! Just tell us how much time you have and we will help plan your self-guided tour. This package is for two people and includes: Your cozy room at the James Place Inn for two nights Azure Cafe $50 gift card Maps and directions for your self-guided lighthouse tour Prices start at just $415.00 (Other room rates available; additional nights may be added).

Anniversary Celebration

Anniversary Celebration ~ Celebrate that special occasion and relive the memories while enjoying cheese, chocolates, and champagne, all waiting for you in your room upon your arrival. Let us know if it is a surprise! This package is for two people and includes: Two nights at James Place Inn, double occupancy, including full gourmet breakfast and fresh-baked afternoon snacks Cheese and fruit platter, locally made chocolates from Wilbur’s of Maine, and your choice of champagne, wine, or sparkling cider Gift card to Azure Cafe for $50.00, to enjoy a romantic and delicious meal This package starts at $435.00, all taxes included. (Other room rates are available; addtional nights may be added).

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11 Holbrook Street , Freeport, ME 04032 USA (Show map)

Property highlights

Free $50 gift card with a $250+ gift card purchase