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Dover, NH
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Candlebay Inn was a delightful find! A historic home lovingly made into a welcoming destination. Our hostess Connie was warm and welcoming. We stayed in the smallest room, (the Clover room) but its size was still more that enough. With its own private bath and shower, the room was decorated warmly with everything we needed. A lovely sitting room with...

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

We absolutely enjoyed having you and would love to see you again. Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We strive to make everyone feel at home and comfortable and it makes us very happy when we find we have accomplished that goal! :) Thank you again. :)

Dover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed this past weekend and couldn't be happier with the experience. The Innkeeper Connie was friendly and accommodating. The rooms were clean and had everything we could need for the stay. It is located very close to shopping so you can walk if you want. We brought our dog and he was welcomed with open arms. There was another...

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

We loved having you! And definitely look forward to seeing you again :) Thank you for the wonderful review. We enjoy having our guests bring their furry family members. We have always traveled with ours and wouldn't have it any other way. :) Thank you again for the great review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice Inn. Cost was a little higher than we would have liked. Other than that - room & bathroom were spotless...good breakfast and very congenial host. Close to downtown which was a bonus. Ample parking also. Would definitely return.

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review. We enjoyed having you and hope to see you again in the future. :) I am sorry it has taken me so long to respond, but wanted you to know that we greatly appreciate your review. Thank you again. :)

Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you are staying in or around Freeport, you will not do better than this beautiful inn located just slightly off the beaten track in Freeport. I have now had the chance to stay in two of the rooms (Daisy and Evergreen) and both were terrific: spacious with a cozy feeling, clean, and warm. There is always coffee and tea...

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

We were very happy to see you again and are looking forward to your next visit:) You are always welcome! Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. :D

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very cute and clean place! Super friendly! Was our first bed and breakfast and it was a very good experience! The room was very clean! And breakfast was delicious! And it was the perfect location! We only stayed here for one night, but will definitely go back here again if we go back to Freeport Maine! Many restaurant around, walking...

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review:) We strive to keep rooms super clean and very relaxed so everyone will feel at home! We are very happy your first experience at a B&B was so enjoyable. Being dog friendly and family friendly we are vey laid back to keep that "at home" feeling. We would love to have you...

Illinois
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a beautiful place to stay, quiet and cozy, but close to everything. The rooms are very comfortable, the garden is lovely, and the breakfast was delicious. Connie was a great hostess, friendly and helpful without being intrusive. We'd love to go back for a longer stay.

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review. ;) We enjoyed having you stay with us and hope you do come back for another stay, whether it be one night or several! With the season ending, and even though we are open all winter, we will be starting on more improvements to the rooms. We would love to have you come back...

Reviewed 13 October 2016

Even with a full house the place was quiet at night, no guest or street noise keeping us or the dog awake. Most guests did not bring their dogs, but all were very happy to see and pet ours! Very friendly and laid back guests. In spite of allowing dogs, the Inn was very clean and dog odor free. There...

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

We loved having you stay with us! And definitely hope to see you both again and that wonderful dog of yours! Thank you for the wonderful review. :) We are very laid back here and want everyone to feel at home. And sometimes, "home is where the dog is". :) While we do not always have dogs here, the ones...

Brookville, Ohio
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I can't say enough about this B & B. The location, our room, the owner, the breakfast, the cozy family room, the attention to detail (snacks and gifts), were way above my expectations. I didn't want to leave and hope to return someday.

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you :) We love hearing that the work we are doing on the inn is paying off. It is our goal to make everyone have a wonderful experience. Making our guests feel at home is important to us too! We definitely hope to see you again in the future. Thank you again.

Beloit, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Connie was a considerate and thoughtful host while we stayed with her at Candlebay Bnb. It was a great time exploring lighthouses, beaches, and of course, the shopping in Freeport. Connie gave us good ideas for sightseeing and organizing us and our time. It was super to end each evening with wine or beer in the common area where we...

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review! We really enjoyed having all of you stay with us and are very happy you had such a great time during your mini vacation. We would love to have you all back again should you ever plan another trip to Maine! Thank you again. :)

Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Candlebay Inn and would highly recommend it to others. Connie and her daughter Stephanie were wonderful and very accommodating. The Inn is like a home away from home. It is located in a quiet area within walking distance to downtown shops, including LL Bean. We stayed in the Clover Room which was very comfortable....

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Connie L, Owner at Candlebay Inn, responded to this review

We love that your first trip to Maine and your stay with us was so enjoyable! Maine is a wonderful and beautiful state to visit. And we would love to see you again. :) We loved the conversations at breakfast with you. Thank you so much for the wonderful review.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Formerly the Captain Briggs B&B, the Candlebay Inn is located in the village of Freeport, Maine, and is a quaint, dog-friendly bed and breakfast within walking distance to outlets stores and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candlebay Inn

Address: 8 Maple Ave, Freeport, ME 04032 (Formerly Captain Briggs House Bed and Breakfast)
Region: United States > Maine > Freeport
Price Range: RM519 - RM718 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Candlebay Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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