From New England Magazine: “In a charming, historic Kennebunkport neighborhood, filled with former sea captains’ stately homes and mansions, resides one of the prettiest inns I’ve ever seen, The Captain Jefferds Inn. Built in 1804, the innkeepers, Erik and Sarah Lindblom, have managed to capture and maintain the welcoming nostalgia of an old, coastal New England home.” We couldn’t say it better ourselves, and welcome you to read more of the published Kennebunkport bed and breakfast reviews of Captain Jefferds Inn below.

Captain Jefferds Inn’s Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast Reviews

GREEN WITH ENVY: Travel & Lifestyle in Sustainable Shades of Green History buffs will love The Captain Jefferds Inn. Located just a short walk from town, the highly rated inn was built in 1804 for Captain Jefferds, his wife and their 11 children. In 1888 the house was remodeled in the Colonial Revival architecture. Read rest of article…

THE BOSTON GLOBE “I knew a woman, lovely in her bones,” wrote poet Theodore Roethke of a lady love, and we often feel the same about certain New England seacoast towns. Now that the throngs of visitors have departed and wealthy summer folk have retreated to warmer climes, Kennebunkport and Newport are lovely indeed in their bones. Read rest of article…

THE BULLETIN For pet-friendly bed and breakfast accommodations, check in to The Captain Jefferds Inn (5 Pearl St.; captainjefferdsinn.com), which has five pet-friendly rooms with private entrances available year-round. Built in 1804 for Captain Jefferds, his wife Sarah and their 11 children, the inn offers 16 individually decorated rooms, each with their own private bath, and serves a three-course breakfast in the house’s beautiful dining room each morning where guests can linger over coffee exchanging stories and experiences. Read rest of article…

KENNEBEC JOURNAL When you can marry history with modern comforts you’ve got an inn people will love, and we now love the Captain Jefferds Inn in Kennebunkport. Read rest of article…

TRAVELMAG If you’re traveling with your four-legged canine companion, this former sea captain’s home turned B&B would be a great choice. Dogs can be accommodated in the six rooms located in the inn’s carriage house where they’ll be welcomed with dog bowls, towels, and a personalized treat. Plus there are pet sitters available for just $10 an hour so you can enjoy a dog-free night out. Décor in all rooms is fresh, homey and modern. In the afternoons, all guests are treated to tea time with fresh-baked goods and hors d’oeuvres served in the enchanting garden room. Read rest of article…

GOOD MORNING AMERICA 8 Cozy New England Inns – This historic sea captain’s home is now a charming, 15-room inn full of indulgent freebies and modern touches. It’s in a quiet, residential area of Kennebunkport, within walking distance of the shops and restaurants downtown. Cozy rooms vary in size, decor, and amenities — some have fireplaces, soaking tubs, and private entrances — while all include modern perks such as free Wi-Fi, iPod docks and flat-screen TVs. Free communal breakfasts here are a gourmet, sit-down affair, and more yummy snacks are available throughout the day, including at afternoon tea. A no-kids-under-10 policy helps the inn maintain an intimate and peaceful atmosphere. Read rest of article…

BOSTON.COM Fall is looking golden in Maine’s Kennebunks – The kids are back in school, the crowds are gone, the leaves are turning, the weather’s inviting, and – a big plus – beach permits are no longer required. Read rest of article…

BOSTON.COM Weekend road trip ideas for couples near Boston – There are several hotel options in the Kennebunkport area. But consider staying at a bed and breakfast for a more authentic experience. Well-rated B&B options include Captain Lord Mansion, Captain Fairfield Inn and Captain Jefferds Inn. Read rest of article…

LUXURY TRAVEL ALMANAC Our stay at the Captain Jefferds Inn provided all the comforts one would expect from such a highly rated B&B in an area of many exceptional B&Bs and hotels. Perhaps it’s the friendly competition that keeps the area’s inns so special and inviting. Whatever the reason, we found this inn exceeded all our expectations for comfort and hospitality. Rest rest of article…

HUFFPOST TRAVEL On an Indian summer day in October I stayed at a sea captain’s home in Kennebunkport, Maine. Built in 1804, The Captain Jefferds Inn is an exceptionally and impeccably appointed bed & breakfast. It rates high in the romance department (think Valentine getaway). In my book, I give it 5 gold stars. Read rest of article…

FLAVORS & MORE MAGAZINE I can recommend from personal experience two and they are right across from one another on a tree-lined residential street in Kennebunkport – The Captain Lord Mansion where your hosts are Richard Litchfield and Beverly Davis and the Captain Jefferds Inn where you’ll be treated with exemplary hospitality by Erik and Sarah Lindblom. Read rest of article…

JAMA’S ALPHABET SOUP Set Sail for the Captain Jefferds Inn! Well, all this was before I stayed at The Captain Jefferds Inn, one of several former sea captains’ mansions in Kennebunkport that’s been converted to a Bed & Breakfast. I guess those salty sea captains, engaged as they were in lucrative trade and shipbuilding, liked having tangible symbols of their wealth and status on full display in the community. Read rest of article…

COASTAL LIVING Top 10 bed-and-breakfast towns – You may have trouble choosing among your options in this famous port city. There’s a historic Colonial edging the Cape Arundel Golf Course, private coveside cottages, an 1805 sea-captain’s mansion, even a cushy lodge next to the marina. Read rest of article…

USA TODAY Coziest New England inns for fall – This historic sea captain’s home is now a charming, 15-room inn full of indulgent freebies and modern touches. It’s in a quiet, residential area of Kennebunkport, within walking distance of the shops and restaurants downtown. Cozy rooms vary in size, decor and amenities. Read rest of article…

DOUG BARDWELL When we told friends we were heading to Maine in the winter, many questioned our sanity. Turns out we weren’t the only ones. We met two other couples who had come to Captain Jefferds Inn from Massachusetts – they actually were escaping more snow than we were. Needless to say, we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay – our first, but their fourth. Read rest of article…