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This Inn has changed my negative views of B&B's

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed Jul 21, 2013
I promised myself I would never stay in a B&B... THat changed this past week when my husband and I stayed at Captain Fairfield. I loved it. The Inn was charming but not "cute" as it has many modern furnishings and was very clean and chic. Our room was perfect and immaculate, a glass of wine was brought up the moment we arrived. Breakfast was great and not terribly annoying to have to be with other guests. You could chat if you wanted or sit at your own table. Great location, walk to all.
Date of stay: July 2013
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at Kennebunkport Captains Collection, responded to this review
Responded Jul 26, 2013
Well. . .we are so glad we could change your mind about inns, but fair warning -- not all have as modern a style or amenities as we do! Thank you for your lovely recommendation. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much and chose to share your experience. Please come back again the next time your travels bring you to Kennebunkport.
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

This 1804 Sea Captains' home was very charming, romantic and picturesque.The overall atmosphere is beautiful and quaint. We were greeted and given a warm welcome from innkeeper assistant Steve. Sarah and her staff were very pleasant and gave personal service to their guests' needs.The rooms are immaculate.The breakfast and afternoon tea divine.The location is quiet and a short walk to shops, restaurants and galleries. We had an enjoyable stay.If you would like a taste of Maine, Captain Jefferds' is the place to experience it.

Room tip: The Wyeth Room has lovely windows and charm.
Date of stay: July 2013
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Eloise023, Owner at Kennebunkport Captains Collection, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Thank you for your wonderful review and for taking the time to share your experience at the Jefferds! We are very happy to know that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay. It is great to hear that you felt warmly welcomed and that you found our location ideal. We are definitely fortunate to have a spot that hits the perfect balance between close proximity (to shops, restaurants and attractions) and being peacefully tucked away in a quiet neighborhood of historic homes. The heart of the village is just a five-minute walk and the area’s beautiful beaches are minutes away by car. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again sometime soon.

Best wishes, Sarah and Erik, Keepers of the Captain Jefferds Inn

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

With its welcoming staff, comfortable ambience, and every amenity a quality inn could offer, walking through the door at Captain Jefferds is like coming home again. Situated within a quiet neighborhood, the inn and its gardens offer a peaceful place to escape from the busyness of life, and yet is only minutes away from shopping and the beach. And after a day of boating, swimming, or simply walking around the port, it's nice to come "home" to afternoon tea or a cool drink of lemonade in the sunroom. Whether making dinner reservations or bringing a guest an extra towel, the innkeepers and staff are very accommodating and aim to please. My family and I have been frequent guests of Captain Jefferds Inn for more than ten years, and since I am very particular, that is a testimony in itself. We love it there. It's our home away from home.

Date of stay: July 2013
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Eloise023, Owner at Kennebunkport Captains Collection, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

We are truly fortunate to have guests return to us time after time, there really is no higher compliment. It is wonderful to know that the inn feels just like “home” for you and maybe even just a little better because here you don’t have any chores! We are always happy to do everything we can to help guests relax and get the most out of their visit to Kennebunkport. It is a special job and we take great pleasure in doing it. Thank you so much for your kind review, we look forward to welcoming you back often over the next ten years!

Warmest wishes, Sarah and Erik, Keepers of the Captain Jefferds Inn

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Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

This made our fourth visit to this fantastic inn. Staff is very friendly, knowledgeable and constantly went out of their way to make our stay very enjoyable. We were lucky to be able to spend four nights in the Adare suite. Very comfortable and unbelievably clean room. Fruit and cheese tray with sparkling wine was waiting for us when we arrived. Sarah and Erik even went above and beyond to obtain a special variety of roses for me for my wife and my 14th anniversary.
Breakfasts were fantastic and different. Service was outstanding especially with Tina tending to everything and remembering how you like things done, like how you like your coffee. Steve was like talking to a friend about the local cuisine each evening when we came back "home".
Thanks for a having such a special place.

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Eloise023, Owner at Kennebunkport Captains Collection, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2013

Thank you for your loyalty and kind words about our staff and the inn. We want the inn to be a welcoming, relaxing place especially when you want to celebrate a special occasion such as your 14th anniversary!
We look forward to your 5th return visit!
Sarah, Erik and staff

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

The property is beautiful. The location is perfect. The staff bend over backwards to make you feel as welcomed and comfortable as possible. The breakfast is delicious. If you are looking for a relaxing vacation at a first rate property in lovely Kennebunkport, then look no further. My wife and I have travelled all over, and this place ranks right up there at the top. Surprisingly great, considering the reasonable price.

Date of stay: July 2013
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Eloise023, Owner at Kennebunkport Captains Collection, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2013

We are so happy that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and that your getaway was everything you hoped it would be. It is very gratifying to hear that your experience here ranks so highly among the many places you have traveled! Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope to make your next visit just as special as this one.

All the best, Sarah and Erik, Keepers of the Captain Jefferds Inn

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Reviewed July 14, 2013

This is our second visit to the captain lord mansion and we can only reiterate all the brilliant reviews that every one has shared. This B & B is immaculate and we cannot wait to visit again. Just a short walk to the centre of the wonderful Kennybunkport.

Room tip: All of the rooms look lovely from the pictures on the postcards
Date of stay: July 2013
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RWL21, Owner at Kennebunkport Captains Collection, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2013

Dear Hartford CT, It is wonderful to read that we are "perfect"; however, sometimes we are not! Whenever we receive a review that is less than glowing, we look for the nuggets of truth that will allow us to find ways to improve. Hope to see you soon for visit number 3. Your innkeeper, Rick Litchfield

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