The Elms Bed & Breakfast

102 Cumberland Street, Westbrook, Maine 04092
Innkeeper(s): Matt Pekens
 
  • Introduction

    The Elms Bed & Breakfast - Westbrook, MaineThe Elms Bed & Breakfast (circa 1882), is a historic bed & breakfast located in Greater Portland, Maine. It is a graceful, luxury Inn, overlooking the Presumpscot River. With its classic architecture, well appointed rooms and amazing public spaces, it's a beautiful place to stay for a Southern Maine vacation, business travel, or for a simple over night getaway.

    The Elms B&B harkens back to a gentle, bygone era. Our Bed & Breakfast is located just 10 minutes from the center of historic Portland, Maine attractions. Just minutes from lighthouses, Beaches, Lakes, Islands, the Old Port, Theater, art galleries, lobster dinners and more.

    Come and stay in an antique filled room, relax on the veranda, walk along the river, play billiards, read in front of the fireplaces, enjoy breakfast on Lenox china in a spectacular dining room.

    We are also looking forward to hosting your next event: Weddings, Dinner Parties, Retreats, Business Function, Reunion, or just a quiet weekend with friends. The Elms Bed and Breakfast is now Booking. Give us a call, email us, or book a reservation today!

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Matt Pekens for sharing his secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Greater Portland Maine Location.

    What are you best known for?

    Scrumptious Breakfast and interesting rooms.

    What makes your inn unique?

    The John Calving Stevens architecture.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    The history, architecture, river frontage and relaxing atmosphere.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Dining, dining and dining. And of course all things related to the sea.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Repeat customers.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Close to lakes, ocean, mountains, woods and downtown venues.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Dine, take a ferry to the islands, visit lighthouses, go antiquing, and go to LL Beans.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Portland is known for its seafood, primarily lobster, but good fine and casual dining of all ethnicities are available.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    7 bedrooms, comfortable lobby, billiards room, killer dining room, and a veranda overlooking the river.

  • Amenities

    BBOnline Elms Bed and Breakfast Fireplace

    • Antique filled rooms
    • Greater Portland landmark
    • Historically significant
    • Continental plus breakfast weekdays
    • Hot breakfast weekends
    • Sun porch/veranda
    • 5 miles from airport
    • 5 miles to the historic 'Old Port'
    • 1.5 miles from Turnpike
    • Plenty of free onsite parking
    • Bus route
    • TV and game room
    • Wireless internet
    • Regulation billiards table
    • Hot tub
    • Comfortable grand lobby
    • River frontage
    • Commercial kitchen
    • Pantry w/ snacks
    • 3 fireplaces
    • Near by restaurants
    • River walk to park
  • Directions

    From South of Portland, Maine Mall or Portland Westbrook Maine (PWM) Airport:

    1. Take 95 north to exit 48
    2. At second light take a right
    3. Drive 1.3 miles straight ahead (don’t be tempted by the road baring left at the Right Aid) cross the bridge
    4. First building on your left

    From North of Portland: 

    1. Take I-95 south (or I- 295 south to(Falmouth exit 11to I-95 south) to I-95 south to exit 48
    2. At second light take a right
    3. Drive 1.3 miles straight ahead (don’t be tempted by the road baring left at the Right Aid) cross the bridge
    4. First building on your left

    From the Heart of Portland: 

    1. Take Brighton Ave.(Rte. 25 West) Until you arrive in Westbrook
    2. Drive 1.5 miles straight ahead (don’t be tempted by the road baring left at the Right Aid) cross the bridge
    3. First building on your left

    From Windham:

    1. Rte. 302 to the River Road. (In Westbrook it’s named Cumberland Street)
    2. Go straight till you get to # 102
    3. Last house on the right before river

    From Gorham Western Maine and White Mountains: 

    1. From Gorham take Rte. 25 Business District through Westbrook to the rotary
    2. Go 3/4ths around (don’t be tempted by the road baring left at the Right Aid) cross the bridge
    3. First building on your left
 
BBOnline Member SINCE 2010