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Captain A. V. Nickels Inn

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Reviewed July 26, 2015

This Bed and Breakfast was a little quirky but actually very nice. It is a very large Victorian. It has a restaurant. We arrived and were shown to our room. The room was rather small but had a big bathroom. They have a wine and...More

1  Thank pearl430
Response from nickelsinnkeeper, Owner at Captain A. V. Nickels InnResponded August 24, 2015

Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We are happy that you met other lovely people while you were here and that the food met with your approval. Hope you can stay with us again in future years. We need to get you into Paris...More

Reviewed July 26, 2015

The room was not very clean, the bath room was in a closet, that being in an old house is very small the mirror had spots of tooth paste from a previous guest the shower had hair on the wall, it was so small you...More

1  Thank Arthur F
Response from nickelsinnkeeper, Owner at Captain A. V. Nickels InnResponded August 24, 2015

In many ways, I'm horrified at your comments. Yes, this is an old sea captain's home (built in 1874) and some of the baths are very small, but we wanted each room to have a private bath. Therefore, the room you were in had a...More

Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had a great stay in this wonderful historic inn. The owners have obviously put a lot of love and care into the renovation and furnishing of the inn. The food in the restaurant was great, and the breakfast was amazing. Brenda and Mike were...More

Thank Tim S
Response from nickelsinnkeeper, Owner at Captain A. V. Nickels InnResponded August 24, 2015

We hope you come back too! Thanks for appreciating the work we've put into the renovation, restoration of this wonderful old sea captain's home. There is not doubt in our minds that this type structure needs to be part of our national heritage; too many...More

Reviewed June 15, 2015

Sat on the ocean view deck on a sunny afternoon. Warmly greeted by, Joe, the left handed waiter. Fantastic service. Declicious tapas, duck tacos and crab cakes. YUM!!! Margaritas were very well made. Comfortable seating on deck, gas fueled fireplaces for chilly Maine nights.

1  Thank Sari101010
Response from nickelsinnkeeper, Owner at Captain A. V. Nickels InnResponded August 24, 2015

Thanks so much for joining us on the deck for tapas and drinks! I'll pass the rating along to Joe and the rest of our wonderful staff! Come see us again.

Reviewed November 27, 2014

My boyfriend and I had to change our plans at the last minute and were able to get a room at the Captain AV Nickels Inn in Searsport, Maine. It is a very old sea captain's home right on the Penobscott Bay. It is a...More

4  Thank tigertoe
Response from nickelsinnkeeper, Owner at Captain A. V. Nickels InnResponded August 24, 2015

Thank you so much for such beautiful comments. It is indeed a joy to have guests like you both staying with us. I also want to report that we have done more "sprucing up" this year and the Captain's home looks better than it has...More

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Free Parking
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Xiao T
June 29, 2017|
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No, there is no laundry facilities for guests. There is a laundromat in town (about 500 yards from the Inn). Brenda
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DONALD L
August 14, 2016|
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Hi, Gift cards can be obtained by calling me directly at the Inn: 207 548-1104. Thanks for asking, Brenda
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