Captain Lord Mansion in the news! Selected among the top 50 Small Hotels in the US by Conde Nast Traveler and a AAA four diamond rated inn for 35 + years, Captain Lord Mansion is a truly romantic Kennebunkport bed and breakfast. For more information on Captain Lord Mansion call 207-967-3141 to order Captain Lord Mansion gift certificates.

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8 Most Romantic Couples Resorts in New England

This mansion is another Maine resort that’s wonderful for couples. It is a AAA four-diamond bed and breakfast that has modern touches, like Wi-Fi, cable TV, and quiet A/C units. Couples who stay here enjoy the intimate day spa, wine cellar, and being in a quiet residential neighborhood that’s close to lots of tourist activities. Continue reading...

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The most charming B&B in every state

Looking for quintessential coastal New England? You’ll find it at Captain Lord Mansion in the upscale summer resort of Kennebunkport. A former shipbuilders’ mansion, this sumptuous B&B reveals a warm-hued living room with high-back wing chairs and a crackling fireplace that gives way to handsome guestrooms with four-poster beds. Continue reading...

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Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport, Maine | House for Sale

It’s been years since Bev Davis and Rick Litchfield actually lived in the iconic Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport, Maine. Yet as we tour the inn they’ve run for four decades, it’s clear that this property is their home. Continue reading...

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30 Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts Across America

This historic shipbuilder's mansion offers a welcome respite to relaxation seekers year-round. With 21 elegantly appointed rooms and suites featuring heated bathroom floors, fireplaces and jetted tubs, Captain Lord Mansion is the perfect place to unwind after sightseeing. Continue reading...

Our Kennebunkport Inn - Editor’s Choice Best of New England 2015

Editor’s Choice Best of New England 2015

This grand, Federal-style inn immerses guests in a 200-year-old, sumptuously decorated sea captain’s mansion but pampers them with 21st-century amenities. Continue reading…

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April 1, 2011 1:06 pm ET by Frances Folsom
It’s April 1st and snowing making it hard to believe that Spring is actually here. But it is, and to welcome Spring, the elegant Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport Maine is offering the following May Specials. Continue reading…

Our Kennebunkport Inn featured on Maine Travel Maven

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Capt. Lord Mansion – Plan ahead for Valentine’s Day with this February package at the Capt. Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport, Maine
Yes, I know it’s November and that February and Valentine’s Day seem sooooo far away, but if you want to take advantage of the 28 days of Romance Package at the Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport, you should get crackin’ (and besides, a gift certificate would make a nice holiday present.) Continue reading…

Our Kennebunkport Inn is proud to be a part of the Dime for Time campaign

Dime for Time Campaign

Each year, between January 1 – October 31, we pledge five dimes per guest visit to benefit breast cancer research and to support breast cancer survivors.  Between 2010 and 2015 we raised $18,000 for cancer research and together with our “Breast Cancer Survivor Weekend” we have contributed over $75,000 in cash, rooms and other support to the effort.

Cancer Survivors Enjoy Free Weekend in Kennebunkport
It’s not exactly tourist season around Maine the weekend after Thanksgiving, but there is at least one inn that is filled to capacity that weekend. Each year on that Sunday & Monday, the Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport gives all of its 16 rooms to breast cancer survivors and their loved ones. They are our guests for a complimentary 2-night getaway that includes breakfast, an afternoon reception, chair massages as well as other surprises and gifts.  If you know someone that deserves this escape, please contact the innkeepers to nominate that person.

Captain Lord Mansion Heralded Among Conde Nast’s “Top 50 Small Hotels” in 2011

Captain Lord Mansion Heralded Among Conde Nast’s “Top 50 Small Hotels” in 2011

Media singles out Captain Lord Mansion as Great Value and Editor’s Pick

Kennebunkport, ME – Just ending their 34th year of ownership, Captain Lord Mansion innkeepers Rick Litchfield and Bev Davis have gathered their share of media accolades. Yet, the addition of Captain Lord Mansion to Conde Nast’s 2011 “Top 50 Small Hotels” was a true honor.  Also, Travel & Leisure Magazine singled out Captain Lord Mansion as a “great value in Southern Maine” in a recent “Weekends” special section.

Awards and Accolades

Awards for our luxury Kennebunkport innAwards for our top rated Kennebunkport hotel

Our Kennebunkport Maine Bed and Breakfast has received many awards and media acknowledgements throughout the 34 years of Litchfield/Davis ownership, including:

  • US News – #1 in Best Kennebunkport Hotels & #1 in Best Maine Hotels
  • 30 + years Four Diamond AAA Rating
  • 2016 – Captain Lord Mansion is among the Best Hotels by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Best of New England – Best Lodging in Maine 2015 Editors Choice Award.
  • Chosen as a “Top 50” Small Hotels by Conde Nast Traveler 2011
  • Selected among Most Romantic Inns by
  • Selected as Yankee Editor’s Pick, 2003
  • 2000 Millennium International Award of Excellence as one of America’s Top 100 Country Inns
  • Captain Lord Mansion November 2, 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada by the International Restaurant and Hospitality Rating Bureau
  • 1996 Super Star Hotel Award – Reed Travel Group
  • One of the Original “Top 10 Inns in North America” Country Inns Bed & Breakfast Magazine (Inaugural year) January 1989 by Gail Kent and Charles Silver
  • Co-choice “Best Bed and Breakfast in United States” Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report December 1989
  • Selected as one of the 400 Distinguished Country Inns of North America by the Select Registry, Marshall, Michigan
  • Heralded as the Most Romantic Bed & Breakfast by the readers of the York County Coast Star for 4 consecutive years
  • Designated as a “Star Select” property by both Fodor’s and Frommer’s Guidebooks

Join us in our Kennebunkport, Maine bed and breakfast for the ultimate romantic getaway.