The Inn at English Meadows

Select Registry Member Since 2012

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The Inn at English Meadows

Select Registry Member Since 2012

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The Basics

Our guests often refer to The Inn at English Meadows as their “home away from home” in Kennebunkport! We offer comfortable, relaxed luxury in each of our eleven guest rooms and suites and our seasonal bungalow cottage, with Frette fine linens, Malin+Goetz toiletries, spacious private baths, and superbly comfortable mattresses and pillows. Lovely rolling lawns and English-style gardens provide invite guests to relax in a tranquil outdoor setting. All within easy walking distance of Kennebunkport’s attractions.

Things We Love

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Our sunny brick patio where we serve breakfast daily from May through October (weather permitting) is delightful

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Our freshly prepared two or three-course breakfast always has guests raving

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The inn's quaint village location has been called "perfect" by so many guests

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charger
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms Available
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Green/Environmentally Friendly
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms
  • Fireplace or Firepit Onsite
  • Private Entrances - Some Rooms
  • Cabins/Cottages Available
  • Full House Rental Available

Best For

  • Culinary Experiences/Regional Cuisine
  • Shopping
  • Waterfront Getaway

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Pick up lobster rolls at Port Lobster and bring them over to the lawn at St Ann's Episcopal Church for the most scenic picnic lunch
  • Walk or drive along Ocean Avenue and have a seat on one of the benches for the most beautiful sunset view
  • Catch the sunrise at Nubble Lighthouse in York - stunning
  • Don't miss the sunset Happy Hour on the lawn at Striper's
  • Take a walk along Gooch's beach in the early morning hours to watch the surfers


Located in Kennebunk’s Lower Village, just a half mile walk to Dock Square in Kennebunkport, the Inn at English Meadows is your ideal getaway for exploring the southern Maine coast.  The Inn's luxurious lodging offers a combination of modern and historic style. Two guest living rooms plus an outdoor patio and expansive lawn with adirondack chairs are yours to relax in.

Twelve beautifully and uniquely decorated accommodations include both rooms and suites plus a private bungalow cottage, all of which reflect the inn's modern style and feature private baths, sitting areas, and garden views. Amenities include Frette fine linens, bath robes and towels; toiletries by Malin+Goetz, Nespresso and hot tea available 24 hours and fresh home-baked cookies every afternoon. A variety of special touches are offered, such as beach towels, chairs and umbrellas, EV Charging, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs,  and fireplaces in common rooms and most guest rooms.

A 3 course gourmet breakfast is served each morning on our lovely brick patio, weather permitting, or in our spacious dining room where guests may socialize at a large communal table, or opt for a more intimate table for two.  After a day of exploring Kennebunkport's shops, galleries and beaches, enjoy the Inn’s outdoor areas lounging in an Adirondack chair with a bottle of wine or a cocktail. During the winter months, enjoy a brisk hike through coastal conservation areas followed by a fabulous dinner at one of many favorite restaurants and then curl up by the fire with your sweetheart.

Ocean beaches and rocky coastlines are within walking distance or short drive from the Inn. Shops, galleries and activities are also nearby including both fine and casual dining.  The Kennebunks' central location, exactly 30 minutes from Portsmouth, NH to the south and Portland, ME to the north, makes it a perfect home-base for expanded exploration of the area's historic lighthouses, arts, culture, and some phenomenal dining experiences. You'll want to stay at least several days, and return again and again. No matter what brings you to the Kennebunks, The Inn at English Meadows will be your home away from home.


Inn Amenities: Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services

Food & Wine

During your stay, enjoy your delicious 3-course gourmet breakfast in one of two dining rooms or dine on the patio with views of the beautiful gardens. The freshly prepared breakfast is divine, beautifully presented and always prepared with quality fresh ingredients. Many of the area's seasonal items like local maple syrup, fruits, vegetables, jams, sausage, and fresh herbs from our garden are incorporated into breakfast whenever possible.

Enjoy such delights as: freshly baked scones and muffins with local fruits, fresh berries with Greek yogurt, lemon ricotta blueberry pancakes, sweet potato hash with poached eggs, ham and cheese waffles, locally made maple sausage and much more!

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Restaurant on Premises: No

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Communal, Set Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: No

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine, Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails

Rooms & Suites

This historic yet modern B&B offers comfortable and relaxing Kennebunkport lodging just a half mile from Dock Square. Guestrooms feature luxuiously comfortable hypo-allergenic mattresses, down duvets and pillows, flat screen TVs, phone charging stations, wine glasses and openers, irons, ironing boards and hair dyers. FRETTE fine linens, bath robes, slippers, soft towels and Malin+Goetz toiletries await you. Some rooms also feature gas fireplaces, private entrances, Nespresso machines and mini-fridges. All guest rooms include self-controlled heat and air conditioning and private baths. Guest refrigerators are also available in common areas of the inn.

Accommodations: Cottages, Efficiency, Suites

# of Rooms: 12

Beds: Twin, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Microwaves, Private Entrance, Refrigerator

For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services

Location Type

Location Type: Small Town/Village, Coastal


Forms of Payment: AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, and cash.

Check-In/Out Policy: Check-in is between 3pm-6pm. Check-out is before 11:00am.

No Smoking Policy: We offer a non-smoking environment.

Child Policy: The Inn is appropriate for children 8 and older in a limited number of rooms.

Pet Policy: Pets can be accommodated for an additional fee of $45 per night in the Bungalow and Tack Room Suite only.

Liquor: The Inn at English Meadows has a Maine State Liquor License. Per Maine State Law all alcohol consumed in the Common Areas must be purchased from the Inn. If you bring alcoholic beverages of your own, they must remain in the privacy of your guest room.

Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season

Pet-Friendly: Yes

Innkeeper's Pets: No Pets

Smoking Policy: Smoke Free

Family Friendly: Yes

Business Travel & Events

The Inn at English Meadows is a perfect place for your late fall, winter or early spring leadership retreat. Start your day with freshly brewed coffee and tea and a delicious, filling breakfast planned, freshly prepared and customized to your group's specific requirements. After breakfast, reconvene at one of several nearby meeting facilities, or spend the day exploring the local area or nearby Portland Maine or Portsmouth NH. We're happy to provide a wine or cocktail reception with light appetizers in the early evening for an additional charge, as well as assist your meeting planner with arranging group activities, dinner reservations, etc. for your team.

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Facilities: Indoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 11 based on single occupancy, 14 including the bungalow cottage (seasonal with 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds) 24 at full capacity, double occupancy with 4 in the cottage

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