Our Guests love Captain Jefferds Inn, and you will too! It's impeccably maintained and has been lovingly restored to all the spender of an 1800 ship captain's home. The story of the Captain Jefferds Inn of Maine begins with a fathers’ love for his daughter Sarah on her wedding day, a Captains Wife who over a lifetime waited patiently for her husband to return from the sea.
For the next 80 years, the Jefferds family remained at this beautiful home on Pearl Street. Today, The Captain Jefferds Inn is a sixteen room Maine bed and breakfast in a historic, residential neighborhood by the sea that contains some of Kennebunkport's' most elegant and oldest homes surrounded by their beautifully manicured lawns, century old trees, and beautiful gardens. We have ten rooms available in the main house and we're pet friendly in our five of the six additional carriage house rooms, so if your loved one is two or four legged and you’re looking for a romantic bed and breakfast, relaxing getaway, or an activity and fun-filled vacation, Kennebunkport and the Captain Jefferds Inn Bed and Breakfast should be your first stop.
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Deposit: One nights deposit is required to secure your reservation.
Winter in New England: Maine’s variable winter weather can make for a difficult decision as to when to visit us. Rest assured, if you are here and can’t leave on your departure date due to winter weather conditions you may stay with us at no charge until you are able to travel.
If you find that you need to cancel your reservation due to winter weather conditions, just call, cancel and reschedule your reservation for a later date with no cancellation fee.
Minimum Stay: A two-night minimum stay is required during our premium season. There are often times however; that we can accommodate one night stays during either of our premium or peaceful season, please call to inquire.
Specials: To take advantage of a special found on our website, it must be mentioned at the time of booking. On-line booking affiliates sponsoring their own specials are solely responsible for the redemption of their specials and promotions. To be certain that you are booking direct with The Captain Jefferds Inn please be sure to use this link or call the Inn directly when making your reservation.
The Captain Jefferds Inn sponsored specials cannot be stacked with or combined with affiliate, third party gift certificates or redeemed through third party affiliate booking services. In regards to the 3 for 2 special, the least expensive night will be free.
Gratuity: Kindly consider leaving a gratuity for housekeeping upon your departure. A gratuity will automatically be added to groups renting 3 or more rooms per night.
Payment: We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, personal checks, travelers checks and cash.
Cancellations: Your deposit is refunded minus a $50 processing fee with one weeks prior notice, if less than one weeks notice is given you will be responsible for the total amount of your stay, unless we are able to rebook your room. We require 30 days notice for the cancellation of rooms during Christmas Prelude.
Third party gift certificates: Please be mindful when redeeming a gift certificate bought through third-parties such as: BedandBreakfast.com. Third party gift certificates cannot be used as payment methods if you are taking advantage of a Promotion or a discount offered by the Captain Jefferds Inn.
For guests intending on redeeming a gift card for your stay, kindly tell us when making your reservation.
Gift certificate policy:
Captain Jefferds Inn In-House Gift Certificates
Kindly mention the issuing number of your gift certificate at the time of reservation. We will use this gift certificate to reserve your room with us. A valid credit card will also be required when making your reservation. In case of cancellation, our cancellation policy will be applied up to the value of the gift certificate. Any remaining balances will be charged to your credit card. Please refer to our cancellation policy above for more information.
Other 3rd party gift certificates:
Kindly mention that you will be using a 3rd party gift certificate at the time of your reservation. In addition we will need a valid credit card number to reserve your room. In case of cancellation, please refer to our cancellation policy above for more information.
Travel Insurance: We understand that cancellations are often beyond your control and for this reason we recommend purchasing travel insurance for peace of mind. We will be happy to supply your travel insurance company with any needed documentation regarding our policy and your reservation. For insurance information please visit www.insuremytrip.com .
Check-In Between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m., unless prior arrangements have been made.
Check Out By 11 a.m.
Liquor: Captain Jefferds Inn has a Maine Liquor License, per Maine State Law all alcohol consumed in the common areas of the Inn must be purchased through us. If you bring in beer or hard liquor or your own wine, it must stay in the privacy of your guest room.
Smoking: We are a non-smoking Inn. There is a $150 housekeeping fee if we find there has been smoking in the room.
Three to a room: A limited number of rooms will accommodate a third person at an additional $50 charge.
Children: The Inn is appropriate for children over 12 years old in a limited number of rooms.
Pets: We have five rooms that are dog friendly. The rooms are located in our attached carriage house with convenient outside entrances to make it easier on you and your four-legged friend, and for the comfort of our other guests. There is an additional $30 per-dog per-day charge and we offer excellent in house dog-sitters at a rate of $10 per hour. Please make arrangements prior to your arrival.
Pets must be taken with you whenever you leave the property. They are allowed to stay in the room unattended through breakfast, as they are not allowed in the main house.
Please keep your pet safe on his or her leash while enjoying the outside property of the inn and throughout Kennebunkport (there is a leash law).
We will gladly provide any number of pick-up bags for your use and there is a convenient trash can located at the top of the green next to the inn.
Please understand that you are responsible for any damages your pet may cause.
In the event of a canine emergency we recommend contacting www.maineveterinaryreferralcenter.com
- Minimum Stay Required: Peak Season
- Pet Friendly: Limited
- Smoking Policy: Outside Only
- Family Friendly: Over 12
- Inn Amenities Refine Search: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Wine/Spirits available
Food & Wine
Our delicious full serve breakfast is entirely homemade, with all items prepared daily for our guest's enjoyment.
- Meals Offered: Breakfast
- Breakfast: Complimentary
- Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Communal, Set Times
- Breakfast Service: Full
- Complimentary Breakfast: Yes
- Offered Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee/Tea, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres
- Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine
- Special Diets Accommodated: Yes
- Restaurant on Premises: No
Rooms & Suites
The Captain Jefferds Inn welcomes guests to 16 uniquely appointed and individually decorated rooms and suites. There are ten guest quarters in the main house, and an additional six in the attached carriage house. All rooms and suites have been renovated with the discerning traveler in mind; while preserving the original splendor and architecture of the federal style home. Each of our air-conditioned rooms feature Queen or King size beds, with superior quality bed linens, and hypo-allergenic comforters and pillows. All rooms have a private bath with plush terry robes, and towels, luxury bath amenities, hair dryers and make up mirrors. Fresh flowers, daily housekeeping services, flat screen TV, WiFi and optional turn-down service are included to help make your stay more enjoyable. Some of our rooms have additional amenities, that are detailed below in our room descriptions.
- Accommodations: Suites, Adjoining rooms/suites
- # Rooms: 16
- Beds: Twin, Queen, King
- Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Antique Furnishings, Bathrobes, Fireplaces, Hair dryers, Private Entrance, Refrigerators, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi, Alarm Clocks, Ironing Boards, Turndown Service
- Entertainment: Cable TV , iPod Docking Stations, Video Library
- Internet Services: Wireless, Complimentary
- Corporate Rates: No
- Front Desk/Security: Business Hours
- Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, GLBT Friendly, Green/Enviromentally Friendly, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits available, Concierge Services
- Location Type: Coastal, Small Town/Village
Weddings & Events
Weddings are excepted between November- end of May. For more information and/or to make arrangements you must call the inn directly.
- Weddings & Events Capacity: 20-49
- Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Elopement
- Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor