Category Archives: Innkeeping

Top 11 Reasons to Book Direct at the Captain Lord Mansion!

Allow us to share with you the top 11 reasons to book direct at the Captain Lord Mansion. When coming to Kennebunkport, visit, call us directly and we promise to provide an engaging and rewarding booking process. You definitely have a better understanding of the inn’s character when you book direct. When you book direct, you get the best choice of […]

Captain Lord Mansion & Select Registry Celebrate 40 Years Together!

Captain Lord Mansion has been a member of Select Registry since 1975 when the organization was comprised basically of the group of inns listed in Norman Simpson’s Country Ins and Back Roads, a travel guide for bed & breakfast and full service inns.  Norman began publishing his small guidebook about 1966.  It began as a very […]

Dransfield & Ross on ‘Beddiquette’ :: Maine Coast Inn

Bev Davis, the innkeeper at the Captain Lord Mansion, an intimate Maine Coast Bed & Breakfast Inn, shares the “10 Essential Rules for Perfect Beddiquette” as offered by Dransfield & Ross, a New York City based home furnishings company. These printed rules are packed with each bedspread and she thought you would enjoy seeing them in […]

Thanksgiving! Masters of Innkeeping Award

Bev Davis & Rick Litchfield Named Masters of New England Innkeeping New England Inns & Resorts Association (NEIRA) presented Bev Davis & Rick Litchfield, the prestigious Masters of New England Innkeeping Award on Monday, October 27th at 7:00pm at the Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME.   Bev & Rick are the Owner / Innkeepers at the […]

Bev Davis’ Top 6 Decorating Tips from The Captain Lord Mansion

This Blog is about Bev Davis’ Top 6 decorating tips from the Captain Lord Mansion!  Bev does not have a degree in interior decorating, but she does have a God-given gift plus 36 years experience in decorating both the four guest rooms at Captain’s Garden House as well as the sixteen guest rooms at the Captain […]

What is BookSmart and How Does it Relate to the Captain Lord Mansion?

3 Reasons to BookSmart 1. Get the same rates. Hotels, inns and resorts often guarantee the best rate on their website and are usually happy to match rates you find on an OTA website. Why? They pay up to a 30% commission on bookings that come through an OTA. 2. Get a better experience. Direct bookers are highly-valued guests, […]

What Were The Captain Lord Mansion 2013 Winter Renovations?

What is new for 2013 at The Captain Lord Mansion, A Romantic Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn?  We have been very active making small and large changes to a number of the rooms in order to make each even more enjoyable than before.  Let us share with you our winter renovations and redecorating! We went […]

Do You Know about the Select Registry Rewards Program?

Select Registry offers travelers the Golden Quill Loyalty Program, which is a frequent visitor Select Registry Rewards Program. Guests at Select Registry properties such as our romantic Maine Coast Inn may earn points for each overnight stay and can qualify to receive a $100 Reward Certificate. Here’s How it Works … Golden Quill is a […]

The Captain Lord Mansion, The Beginning! Monthly History Blog

1776-1815; The Captain Lord Mansion, The Beginning: Fear gripped the entire New England coastline during the War of 1812. The British marched on Washington and loosened their anger at having lost the previous war with the colonies.  They looted and burned.  There was a British blockade of all commerce and meaningful threats to burn all […]

2011 Newsletter Mailing :: Kennebunport B&B

The Captain Lord Mansion 2011 Newsletter! Get One Now!  It has been 11 years since we’ve sent a newsletter by mail; however, as we approach 2012 which will be our 35th year as owners of the inn, we want to communicate with those of you who are either overwhelmed by emails or don’t do email!  2012 […]