Mill Street Inn

114 Mill Street , Cambridge, MD 21613 USA (Show map)


Enjoy Maryland hospitality in the heart of the historic district at this beautiful and newly restored Queen Anne Victorian located just one block from the River and public marina. Three elegant en suite rooms are furnished with antiques and reproductions with guests' every comfort in mind. In winter, three fireplaces in the common rooms are for guests to enjoy. In spring, summer, and fall, guests enjoy the river breeze from the north porch, or a secluded retreat on the south porch. A short stroll will take guests to the marina or Long Wharf, to dinner, or to one of the charming galleries or boutiques in town. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is just twenty minute away. Bikers enjoy the many miles of easy riding in Dorchester County.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Excellent BnB in Cambridge

4.8 on March 02, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this delightful inn in Cambridge. Jenny and Skip were wonderful hosts. The room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was great as was the conversation. We will return.

Beautiful Inn

4.2 on October 01, 2016

We have stayed at numerous B&Bs and the Mill Street Inn easily exceeded our expectations. The Inn is beautifully appointed and well maintained. The innkeepers are a delightful, warm and accommodating couple. The homemade breakfasts were wonderful and the extra amenities in the room including maps to local attractions, wine, chocolates, specialty soaps, etc.,contributed to making our stay uniquely special. I would definitely return. Glenda

Great place to stay!

5 on September 07, 2016

The folks are really kind and helpful. I've stayed there before and would do so again

Wonderful Labor Day weekend at the Mill Street Inn

5 on September 06, 2016

Room – Our room (The Winifred) was warmly colored and perfect for relaxing. The bed and chairs were cozy, and the bathroom was great (strong water pressure; comfy robes). The room had lots of windows, and a pretty view of the quiet street below. B'fast – B'fast was superb. First morning - blueberry corn cakes and sausages; second morning - Eggs Choptank (poached egg on a bed of tomatoes and spinach). Each b'fast came with ever-full pots of coffee/tea, fresh fruit, and freshly baked goods. I'm a vegetarian and Skip & Jennie (S&J) were very accommodating. The Inn – Audubon prints abound. The two living rooms are comfy and fit the B&B aesthetic. There are two screened porches that are great for relaxing, esp. for drinking coffee in the morning. The Hosts – S&J are exceptionally kind and generous people. They are knowledgable about the E. Shore, and very helpful in their recommendations. They are the perfect type of hosts—friendly and present, but not too present. They sat down with us at the end of each b'fast and chatted, and made us feel like warmly welcomed guests in their home. Everything Else – What makes the Mill Street Inn a wonderful B&B is the little things. There were tasty, freshly baked cookies every day; a bridge full of beers for guests and a daily bottle of wine in each room; friendly cats in the hosts' part of the house. Staying at the Mill Street Inn is really a treat. Lastly, I am so thankful to S&J's hospitality. During the second day of our stay in Cambridge, our car broke down outside of St. Michael's. We called S&J and, without prompting, they made the ~30 minute drive to pick us up and drive us back to the Inn. They then did everything they could to make sure that we had a wonderful last day in Cambridge, allowed us to stay at the Inn well past our checkout time, and helped us get back to DC in time for the work week. I cannot express how kind and considerate hosts S&J were—it really meant a lot to us.

Relaxation !!!!!

4.6 on August 29, 2016

1st time to Cambridge. Jennie & Skip share their knowledge & love of the town & we had 2 of the best meals we have had in a long time on suggestions they gave us. Just the right mix of them taking great care of us & letting us come & go as we pleased & relax. Looking forward to another visit soon & to try another great room in their inn.

Lovely Inn with friendly hosts

4.8 on August 17, 2016

We made last minute reservations for a one night stay. The hosts were most gracious and friendly. They suggested a good place for dinner. We enjoyed walking the few blocks from the Inn to the center of town were the restaurant was located. The next morning the breakfast was delicious. The home made wheat toast a treat and the meal just the perfect size.

Fabulous stay

4.8 on August 05, 2016

We didn't know what to expect when we arrived in Cambridge for a long weekend getaway, but after meeting Jenn and Skip, we knew we made the right choice. The Mill Street Inn is wonderful with great rooms, great food and terrific hosts who go out of their way to make you comfortable. We especially enjoyed the conversations around the breakfast table each morning. And Jenn and Skip's advice on what to see and do in the area was spot-on. All in all, just a great experience staying here in a quaint town along the Chesapeake Bay. We highly recommend the Mill Street Inn for those looking for a special experience.

Great stay in Cambridge

4.8 on July 25, 2016

Beautiful rooms (we stayed in the blue room and loved the huge bathroom with claw foot tub). The owners were lovely and very helpful- made us feel right at home. Delicious breakfast that I am still dreaming about! We also loved being able to walk just a block to dinner and the waterfront. Great stay in Cambridge!

Cambridge, Maryland's Mill Street Inn is a Special Experience

5 on July 10, 2016

From the moment we arrived at the Mill Street Inn in Cambridge, Maryland, we knew that we were at a very special place and had chosen well for our vacation. Jennie and Skip Rideout, the owners of the Inn, were very welcoming and most helpful with suggestions about where to dine and what to see while we were in Cambridge. Our accommodations were wonderful, and the Inn and the gardens were beautiful. Jennie is a superb cook, and the breakfasts she served were excellent, incorporating fresh, local area produce and herbs from her garden. The Mill Street Inn is a very special place, and we are looking forward to staying there again..

Don't pass this place up!

5 on June 19, 2016

We have stayed in many BBs--it's a good way to get to know the area from "insiders"-- but the Mill Street Inn was one of the best places we've visited. The house is immaculate yet inviting, full of homey touches such as board games, local newspapers, and overstuffed comfy chairs with soft blankets draped along the back in case a nap is imminent. The breakfasts are delicious, and feature local ingredients. The pecans in the pecan pancakes are from the backyard! The hosts are friendly, knowledgeable about the area, and so incredibly interesting to talk to. They make no demands on the guests, yet are available to talk or answer questions at a moments' notice. Their stories about the house, the town, and their lives are fascinating. But they also take an interest in their guests. Many of the guests are return visitors -- we plan to be among that group in the future. Mark and Shelley Lakshmanan, Indiana

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Location Type

river, small, historic town founded 1684, Downtown, Oceanfront, Small town


Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington) 74 miles

Directions to property:

Cross Bay Bridge, continue south on route 50. Cross Choptank River into Dorchester County. Turn right onto Maryland Avenue at first traffic light. Proceed across draw bridge into historic distrit. Bear easy right onto Spring Street. Follow short two blocks to High Street. Turn right. Follow High to the end and turn left on Water Street. Follow Water along the marina two blocks to Mill Street. Turn left. Mill Street Inn is the fourth house on the left. There is ample off street parking in the rear. From the south, take route 50 north into Cambridge. Turn left onto Maryland Avenue just before crossing the Choptank River and proceed as above.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Copier, Piano , in room flowers, specially milled soaps, complimentary evening refreshments

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Kayaking, antiquing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3-6
  • Check Out:: 11
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A credit card or one night's fee is required to guarantee a reservation. Extended stays and special weekends may require a larger deposit. Innkeepers will advise
  • Cancellations: For special weekends, refunds will be made with two weeks prior notice.A one night's deposit will be retained if a cancellation is made with less than 48 hours' notice.
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Jennie and Skip Rideout

Languages spoken


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  • Time Served: 8-9
  • Serving Location: screened porch, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Eggs Jenifer
Eggs scrambled with creme fraiche, smoked salmon, and fresh chives and served in puff pastry shell, and accompanied with fresh asparagus with hollandaise sauce and a grits souffle

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