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Kennebec Inn
Ranked #1 of 5 Bath B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Westminster, California
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40 reviews
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“Quaint Inn”
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We stayed two nights with our teenage daughter at this quaint inn in the picturesque town of Bath. We opted for the two rooms in the carriage house, the America's Cup Room and the Remington Room. It was very private and the rooms were very pleasant. There were very comfortable matresses and linens on the beds. The bathrooms were roomy and had nice high quality towels. Rachel was the perfect host, providing plenty of ideas for things to do in the area. And her breakfasts were AMAZING, from the fresh fruit and breads to the blueberry buttermilk pancakes and fritatta. The swimming pool looked lovely. Unfortunately it was too cold and rainy to use when we were there. I had wished we would have booked addtional nights here.

Room Tip: We enjoyed the carriage house rooms with the view of the pool and backyard.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Rohnert Park, California
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Reviewed 10 June 2013

My family and I flew in from out-of-state for a relative's Memorial and we couldn't have been more pleased that we had chosen this Inn for our stay, end of May to 1st of June. We stayed in the Captain Reed Room and Capt. Perkins Room, which were adjoining, yet separated by a door that was a bookcase, so that was fun for my family and me. As reported in other reviews, the house was charming and beautifully kept...crisp and clean linens, comfortable beds and the grounds were so beautiful, with blooming lilacs and all! We felt really treated with those 3-course breakfasts and Rachel's special personal attention and care. Accessibility to wherever we needed to go was really good, but it was very quiet where the Inn was itself. There was also plenty of space to put your clothes away in drawers, if you like. Overall, we loved our stay for so any reasons and would definitely go back...thank you, Rachel and Kenneth!

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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London, Canada
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

We spent three nights at the Kennebec Inn in early October. Rachel and the inn definitely lived up to all the reviews. The inn is impeccably kept and our accommodations in the Captain Perkins room were defintiely wonderful. A nice large room with a king bed plus a twin bed if needed. It was nice to make our luggage disappear into the spacious walk in closet. It had its own private bath with a claw foot tub. Rachel proved to be a delightful host who was always available to talk and give directions. This is her home turf and she can give lots of detail on directions and interesting places to go.
Each morning we were treated to a feast of a breakfast. Definitely did not leave hungry! If you let her know she is quite accommodating for dietary requirements.
The next time we are in Maine we will most definitely try and stay at least one night again at this lovely historical Maine home/

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 2 October 2012

My husband and I had a wonderful 4 night visit here. The owner, Rachel, was extremely gracious and helpful and the house was large, comfortable and immaculately kept. The traditional New England house is also centrally located near lots and lots of areas to explore, very reasonably priced and the breakfasts were delicious, varied and decadent (3 courses every morning)!! Rachel does not seem to have lost her enthusiasm about her home state and was very generous in helping us plan wonderful activities everyday. Some of the room amenities were modest but the generosity of spirit makes this a place we will return to.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Lancaster
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Reviewed 30 September 2012

Wonderful gormet breakfast, extremely clean suites, comfortable beds! could not be more accomodating., Rachel is a wonderful hostess. within walking distance of downtown Bath. only few feet from Route #1. definitely would return next time we are in the area.

Room Tip: America Cup Room has wonderful old beams in ceiling
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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Iowa, USA
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Reviewed 20 September 2012

We greatly enjoyed our experience staying at the Kennebec Inn. Breakfasts were amazing and we really enjoyed having spirited, entertaining and informative discussions with the other guests each morning at breakfast. All surrounding absolutely incredible offerings of baked-from-scratch goodness. Couldn't have been better.

Our room was very comfortable and private. The location is central to downtown Bath with entertainment and great meals in easy walking distance. In fact, the walks were a good way to begin working off the guilty calories!

If you're staying in Bath, don't hesitate to stay at the Kennebec Inn. You will definitely not be disappointed.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Burlington, Vermont
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Reviewed 5 September 2012

We enjoyed a perfect three night night stay at the Kennebec Inn. The America's Cup room is immaculatly clean, roomy, comfortable and tastefully decorated. Polished hardwood floors, crisp white linens on a romantic four posted bed, and a sparkling white tiled bath with plush towels exceeded my expectations for this reasonably priced B&B. Breakfast was very nicely homemade and deliciously indulgent. Rachel and Ken are lovely and helpful hosts. With their guidance we found all we were looking for in the Bath area.

Room Tip: we loved the America's Cup room, but did not see any of the others
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Kennebec Inn
Address: 696 High St, Bath, ME 04530-1949
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Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Bath
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Bath
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kennebec Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in 1851 by Captain James B. Perkins, the Inn offers a park-like setting with vintage barn, easy parking, picnic area, large peaceful en-suites, and a gated in ground swimming pool. Among other things, guests enjoy a three-course breakfast served each morning on beautiful Blue Willow China, free wireless internet, easy access to town, shopping and beach. But the best part about The Kennebec Inn is its welcoming feel and the owner's attention to detail. Relax...You're at the Kennebec Inn. ... more   less 
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