Captain Stannard House Country Inn

138 South Main Street, Westbrook, Connecticut 06498
Innkeeper(s): Mary and Jim Brewster
  • Shop for Hours Just Minutes Away

      125 outlets, 80 antique shops, & specialty shops galore!

      Enjoy breakfast and morning coffee hearty enough for retail while you plan your day.   Later, relax on the porch or by the fire and recap your best buys before treating yourself to dinner at one of our award-winning restaurants.

  • Just the Two of Us - I like who I am when I’m with you

      Reserve our most private room.

      We will complement it with a glorious bouquet of fresh flowers, a tray serving dark chocolate covered strawberries with white linen napkins, a complimentary bottle of chilled Proseco Brut champagne or Inglenook St. Regis Reserve non-alcoholic champagne and two champagne glasses.

      In the morning, anticipate a delicious two-course breakfast such as…

      Coffee Hour

      8:00 AM - Porchside or by the Hearth
      Fresh Coffee, Choice of Tea

      First Course

      9:00 AM - Candlelit table in the Dining Room
      Your Choice of Orange or CranRaspberry Juice
      Iced Water, of course
      Homemade Coconut Scones
      Fresh Berry Compote

      Second Course

      Pineapple Upside-Down French Toast
      Thick Sliced Bacon

      “A hidden piece of paradise!” michael3,

      $95 in addition to room rate

      Mention this package when you reserve your room, 860-399-4634 or online.

  • Breathe

      Take a Break Breathe at the Captain Stannard House

      Sundays - Thursdays

      “I love love love this inn.” Strategies, Captain Stannard House - Rated "excellent"

      Mention this package when you reserve your room, 860-399-4634 or online.

      • Come.  Reserve an early afternoon at the Spa of Essex
      • Nap.  After 4:00 PM check-in, a spot of tea, and a “you-won’t-believe-it” homemade brownie
      • Be served.  Dine out or order in
      • Be quiet.  Morning coffee porchside or by the hearth
      • Linger.  At a candlelit able with a delicious two-course breakfast
      • Refresh your outlook.  Shop Clinton’s Premium Outlets with a CSH discount voucher
      • Relish.  Return to the Inn for tea and a treat
      • Smile.  Try on your new clothes
      • Float.  An evening of tapas and jazz at a Yankee Bistro
      • Savor.  Fresh coffee and another delicious two-course breakfast
      • Turn up the music and sing!  Take the back roads home
  • All about him! Stay & Fly

      No one will think of this.   Surprise him with a unique 'Holiday' or 'any day' Gift Certificate for a stay at a classic, handsome Inn on the CT Shoreline.

      And, include a 20 minute ride in a World War II trainer plane, a 1941 biplane that seats one passenger and a pilot or a 30 minute ride in a 2-seater both offered by Chester Charter. How much fun - especially if he is a history buff.  This will be brag material for sure ....

      Contact Chester Charter for details and fees.

      Call 860-399-4634 for more details....

  • Imagine Babymoon!

    Price from: $125

      A time of intimacy, reflection and dreams.  Come to us.  

      Schedule a prenatal massage for the mom to be and a Swedish massage for dad at the Spa of Essex.

      Anticipate a glorious bouquet of fresh flowers, delectable cravings basket and chilled St. Regis Reserve champagne (non-alcoholic) for her and Proseco Brut champagne for him.  Your delightful guest room includes a candlelit, delicious full breakfast served at your table for two in our warm and inviting Dining Room.  Add dinner for two, tickets to a nearby theatre, sleigh or carriage ride…we’re happy to assist you.

      $125 in addition to your room.

      Getaways to Coddle New Mothers (or Just Inspire Some) ~ The New York Times

  • The Beach! Towels and Chairs Here For You

      West Beach is the largest of the Town beaches in Westbrook. There is a sandy beach facing Long Island Sound with views of Menunketesuck Island, Duck Island and Salt Island.

      Enough said?  Come!

      You know you’ll get the sunniest welcome.  We have your beach towels and chairs right here for you.  When you return to the Inn, plop yourself down on the South Porch in one of the rocking chairs or cuddle on the 1950‘s cushioned glider with a glass of ice tea and the homemade treat you’ll find in your room.  Then, choose your seafood at any one of Westbrook’s award winning restaurants.

      Jim and mary at the BeachIn July, the Fireworks can be seen for several nights right from the beach.  Towns along the Shoreline and across the Sound on Long Island have multiple shows on different nights.  You can check schedules close to the date of your stay.

      See you soon!

      “When I made my reservations I could feel the streee of the world begin to melt away!" Vince , Captain Stannard House - Rated "excellent"

      Mention this package when you reserve your room, 860-399-4634 or online.

  • Sea Fare

      Excellence. #1 Ratings in Westbrook.

      Sea Captain, Elbert Stannard, set the course for excellence. The tradition continues...

      Today, the Captain Stannard House, now a shoreline icon, is independently rated #1 on and Westbrook boasts the best seafood restaurants in Connecticut! Connecticut Magazine 2011 Readers' Choice Best Restaurants - all in Westbrook.

      • Best Seafood
      • Lenny and Joe's Fish Tale
      • Best Outdoor Dining
      • Bill's Seafood
      • Best Value
      • Westbrook Lobster

      What better place for a getaway?  Come, dine, and stay in the Captain’s house.  You’ll receive the warmest welc ome, sleep on the best freshly ironed 100% cotton linens, relax in the most gracious common areas, including our 80’ covered porch, and be served the freshest homemade two-course breakfast such as...

      Coffee Hour

      8:00 AM: Porchside or by the Hearth
      Fresh Coffee, Choice of Tea, Hot Chocolate

      First Course

      9:00 AM: candlelit table in the Dining Room
      Sunshine Blend of Orange and Cranraspberry Juices
      Iced Water , of course
      Homemade Banana Cranberry Breakfast Bread
      Sliced Banana

      Second Course

      Homemade Sausage & Apple Quiche
      Sautéed Slice of Green Apple

      NB  If you change your mind, just let us know the night before and we will serve you, instead, in the Dining Room.

      “I'd sail with the Captain again!" am96199, Captain Stannard House - Rated "excellent"

      Please mention this package when you reserve your room at 860-399-4634 or make a note when you

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