The Captain Swift Inn

Located in Maine's Mid-Coast region, only two blocks from Camden's charming seaside village


Located in Maine's Mid-Coast region, only two blocks from Camden's charming seaside village

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The Basics


Our boutique inn, located in the beautiful seaside village of Camden, Maine, features nine guest rooms and suites, all appointed, boasting en-suite baths to include spa showers with massage body sprays. Some rooms have private decks, most have fireplaces, and all have smart TVs with premium channels. You'll enjoy spending time on the patio, warming by the fire pit, or lounging in any of our three fireplace sitting rooms.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-Free
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Fireplaces
  • Fireplace or Fire Pit
  • Jetted Tubs Avail.

In the Know

  • Watch the sunrise in Camden Maine during the summer at Laite Beach
  • Take a paddleboard or Kayak out at local's favorite Barrett’s Cove at Megunticook Lake
  • Hike through Merryspring Nature Center
  • Indulge your sweet tooth at Uncle Willy’s Candy Shoppe

Stay for the Story

Discover Camden, a quintessential seaside village, "where the mountains meet the sea." This beautiful 1810 sea captain's home is rich in history. Captain Swift Inn is where caring meets Camden.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy good food served in a friendly, relaxing atmosphere at Franny's Bistro
Try farm-to-table dining at Primo Restaurant
Try the freshly shucked local oysters at 18 Central Oyster Bar & Grill

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Hike to a scenic vista at Camden Hills State Park
Try a two hour sail with Schooner Olad to enjoy the beauty of Penobscot Bay
Visit the Farnsworth Museum and learn Maine's role in American art

Guest Reviews

This was our third stay at Captain Swift Inn and each stay has been a different room. The Inn is always immaculate and Jeff and Shelly work so hard to please their guests. We appreciate all of their hard work and we will definitely stay there again on our next trip to Camden!!

- robin norsworthy

A stay in Camden is always beautiful but a stay at the Captain Swift Inn makes it truly amazing. Our room had a huge 2 person jetted tub in a very large room. The shower was also huge. The bed was super comfortable and there was even a microwave and mini fridge in the room but tucked away so as not to be intrusive. The Captain Swift Inn is...See More

- Dawna Green

My wife and I stayed for a long weekend at the Captain Swift Inn and it was a fantastic experience. Jeff and Shelly are amazing hosts; kind, welcoming, and accommodating. The rooms were well-decorated, spacious, relaxing, and peaceful, and Jeff made sure to show us how everything worked. Breakfast each morning was incredible and Shelly's freshly baked cookies each night were a welcome treat. We definitely missed that cookie...See More

- Jody Bourque

We had the best experience staying at Captain Swift!! The owners Shelly and Jeff were absolutely wonderful! Our room was great and the common rooms were lovely.The grounds around the Inn were beautifully landscaped and the location was perfect with an easy walk to downtown Camden. But the 3 course breakfasts every morning were fabulous both is taste and presentation!! Shelly and Jeff offered suggestions of places to visit...See More

- Barbara Ashwander

Where do I begin? The Captain Swift Inn is LOVELY! First, about the Inn. My husband and I stayed in the Lois M. Candage Room, which was on the 2nd floor. Beautiful appointments, absolutely delightful bedding, a very comfortable King size bed, roomy bathroom with a large walk-in shower. Slept like babies! The Inn is charming! All rooms are bright and welcoming. There is ample, free parking for guests....See More

- Casey Q

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 9

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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


Smoking Policy: Smoke free

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Evening Cocktails, Picnics Available, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Onsite

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Business Center, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Meeting Space Available, Spa Service, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

Weddings & Celebrations

Events Supported: Private Parties, Receptions

Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Retreats

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Location Type: Coastal