Category Archives: Rick and Bev want you to know…

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 […]

Why Does The Captain Lord Mansion Serve S&D Coffee?

Have you ever wondered what coffee the Captain Lord Mansion and the Captain’s Garden House serve for breakfast and why?  For many years we served Victor Coffee which was acquired by S&D Coffee in May of 2000. So, for over 14 years S&D has been our principal supplier of coffee products.  We receive many compliments on the quality […]

Hunter Editions Presents The Captain Lord Mansion in Art Reproductions!

  During the 37 years we have been owners and innkeepers here at the Captain Lord Mansion, we have commissioned several paintings of the inn which we have on display in the Mansion office.  Additionally, recently we were able to secure a rather valuable painting of the inn which was done in the early 20th century […]

Captain Lord Mansion History Is Now Available!

  Captain Lord Mansion History Is Now Available! To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Captain Lord Mansion, Rick Litchfield, owner and innkeeper, has written a history which traces ownership of the Mansion from its construction in 1812-1814 through seven of Nathaniel Lord’s descendants, as well as one subsequent owner before Bev and Rick purchased the Mansion on […]

Bed and Breakfast Stays for Vets!

2014 Bed and Breakfast Stays for Vets Each year, the Captain Lord Mansion celebrates the sacrifices offered by our courageous vets by offering free rooms on or around Veteran’s Day. We are excited to honor men and women, either active or retired, to our Annual “B&B’s for Vets” celebration.  This is our Bed and Breakfast Stays for Vets package! […]

5th Annual Breast Cancer Survivor Escape

What is the “Dime for Time” Program? Beginning in January 2014, we again pledged a multiple of dimes per each guest visit to benefit the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research.  We multiply the number of initial guest visits by five and previous guest visits by a factor of ten!  With about 75% of our Captain Lord […]

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, […]

Captain Lord Mansion Gardens in Full Bloom!

The Captain Lord Mansion gardens are in full bloom and we think they are more beautiful than ever.  Bev and a young assistant have been working daily watering, weeding and dead-heading each of the many garden areas situated around the inn.  From the welcoming guest walkway at the guest entrance to the “Memory Garden,” to […]

Captain Lord Mansion Guests Save 20% at The Ogunquit Playhouse

The Ogunquit Playhouse is a summer tradition in Southern Maine. From the Playhouse’s website, “Unlike other Summer Theatres of its day, which were renovated barns, garages or churches, the Ogunquit Playhouse was the first, and remains the only, summer theatre from the Summer Stock era built exclusively as a seasonal theatre.”  That distinction gives Ogunquit […]