Waldo Emerson Inn - A Romantic Kennebunk Bed and Breakfast

parlorWaldo Emerson Inn Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful recollection of the past. You enter directly into the 264-year-old keeping room with its hand-hewn oak timbers hung with dried flowers, pewter, and copper. The Inn offers Six romantic guest rooms four with working fireplaces, ensuite modern bathrooms with marble tiled floors (some heated)

The Perfect Spring Getaway in the Kennebunks

beachWaldo Emerson Inn Bed and Breakfast is truly a four-season inn. In spring, the inn and the town are abloom with tulips and daffodils. The air is brisk, the shops and restaurants are open, and the crowds are light. In summer, flowers abound in the inn’s gardens. Winter is a Wonderland Get-Away. Join us at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast for a getaway to remember. Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport Maine


The guests’ parlor is a spacious, comfortable room
with sofas and wing chairs. Kick back and relax
with a good book in front of the fire, watch cable TV,
or enjoy a game of chess. Complimentary coffee, tea
soft drinks, and snacks are available.

The Inn is the oldest remaining house in Kennebunk
and has had several famous owners. The original Dutch
gambrel was constructed by one Waldo Emerson in 1753.
The Inn has a rich history with the Underground Railroad with
various intriguing hiding places in the cellar and attics


Make Your Reservation

Stay in this historic Inn built by Ralph Waldo Emersons great uncle and became a summer escape for the writer for over 12 years.  A stop along the underground railroad and next to the Kennebunk river with working fireplaces for a relaxing romantic getaway. Let us exceed your expectations of a bed and breakfast with our terrific Dutch breakfast in the Inn’s historic parlor or in the shade of our large oak trees.  We are just minutes from the beach with complimentary beach parking passes, beach chairs, towels, and bikes.Make a Reservation