Cape Arundel Inn - Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast: The Maine Beaches Bed & Breakfast, ME

Cape Arundel InnKennebunkport, ME
KENNEBUNKPORT'S ONLY OCEANFRONT INN and fine dining restaurant. Luxury accommodations with fine linens, fireplaces, free wireless internet and dramatic views overlooking the crashing surf of the Atlantic Ocean.  A wonderful breakfast in our ocean front dining room is always included.  We also feature award winning fine dining with a creative New England menu in our ocean view dining room.  Chef Richard Lemoine utilizes the finest and freshest components for all his entrées. His creativity and loyalty to natural Maine food can be tasted in every dish he creates. From the one of a kind location to the exceptional level of service, we believe your experience at the Cape Arundel Inn will be one to remember for years to come. Visit our website to learn more about how you can experience the best ocean front lodging and dining that Kennebunkport has to offer.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach
  • Fireplaces
  • Gardens
  • Historical Features
  • In-Room TV
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Ocean
  • Restaurant
  • Romantic
  • Room Service
  • Wireless Internet Access


  • Antique Shopping
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cultural Activities
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hay/Sleigh Rides
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Snowshoeing
  • Surfing
  • Whale Watching


Welcome to the award winning dining room of the Cape Arundel Inn. Under the watchful eye of our executive chef, Chef Richard Lemoine, The Cape Arundel Inn’s oceanfront restaurant helps guests create some of the finest dining memories. Our restaurant pairs exquisite food with an uncompromising level of service to craft a spectacular dining experience.

The restaurant itself sits high on a knoll with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. The newly air conditioned dining room centers around a historic, nautical motif with large glass windows and timeless artwork. The dim lighting and candles combined with a live pianist help to create a romantic and soothing ambiance.

Chef Lemoine uses the finest and freshest ingredients to create culinary masterpieces for our guests. Every item is made from scratch and is prepared with an incredible attention to detail. Guests can start their meal with a wide array of delicious appetizers including our mouthwatering lobster risotto, cornmeal crusted sea scallops or amazing sesame crusted crab cakes. Our spectacular salads, including our legendary spinach chiffonade and unique grilled romaine with peppered maytag blue cheese, are sure to satisfy any appetite. For the main course, we offer an array of tantalizing delicacies. Our native Maine lazy lobster, Colorado prime sirloin or grilled Long Island duck breast are just the beginning of an enticing list of dishes. Our menu however, is not limited to the already proven delicacies created by Chef Lemoine. Every season he modifies the menu with new creations to make sure our guests can pair new dishes with old favorites. Guests are always encouraged to pair their gourmet meals with wine from our award winning wine list.

The Cape Arundel Inn takes great pride in the unique dining experience that we offer. Guests are always encouraged to arrive a half hour before their reservation to enjoy cocktails on our scenic front porch or comfy living room. To learn more, view our current menus or wine list, or to set up dinner reservations, please visit the dining section of our website. We look forward to having you dine with us. Bon Appetit.


208 Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME  04046


(207) 967-2125

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The Cape Arundel Inn is a boutique hotel property unique to Maine. Situated in a quiet neighborhood of grand and stately summer mansions on Ocean Avenue, the “gold coast” of Kennebunkport, this romantic inn sits high on a knoll, affording stunning views of beautifully landscaped gardens and the Atlantic Ocean. Located just a five minute drive from the center of Kennebunkport's ‘Dock Square’ and the Lower Village of Kennebunk, this seaside B and B offers the finest in accomodations for guests. Whether you are seeking an adventurous getaway, a weekend of relaxation, or a unique setting to celebrate a wedding, honeymoon, anniversary, or other special occasion, the Cape Arundel Inn is the ideal home away from home for your vacation.

Our knowledgeable and friendly staff gladly offer recommendations to guests and will help arrange activities and set up reservations. Some top suggestions are to explore the quintessential seaside village of Kennebunkport, walk to nearby Colony Beach or Walker's Point, soak up the scenery at the Kennebunk beaches or Goose Rocks Beach, view Kennebunkport's beautiful, protected harbor by kayak, or to simply settle with a book in an Adirondack chair set among our oceanfront gardens. Other nearby attractions include outstanding golf courses, beautiful lighthouses, and myriad shopping choices.


Number of Rooms: 14
Built in 1895, this historic bed and breakfast is the only oceanfront inn and restaurant in Kennebunkport, Maine. Twelve of our fourteen rooms feature incredible ocean views with seven having balconies overlooking the crashing surf of the Atlantic Ocean. 

Room 1 is a second floor oceanfront oasis offering wonderful corner views of the Atlantic and surrounding landscape. This bright room boasts a beautiful stain glass window, original to the building. It features a queen sized bed, marble bathroom with tiled shower and a cozy sitting area. 
Room 2 is a spacious oceanfront room offering a high four posted king sized bed, full bathroom complete with a lovely porcelain legged vanity, deep soaking tub and picturesque sitting area. This room boasts the Inn’s only private balcony offering guests limitless views of the Atlantic Ocean. 
Room 3 is a highly sought-after oceanfront room. This spacious room boasts a beautifully carved, high posted king sized bed, gas fireplace and sitting area with bold ocean views. Guests can unwind in front of a beautiful bay window, containing rippled glass, original to 1895. The full bathroom contains a deep soaking tub and shower to unwind after a nice day. 
Room 4 is a moderately sized oceanfront corner room with dynamic views of the Atlantic and President Bush’s home, Walker’s Point. This crisp nautical themed room offers a queen bed, tiled bathroom with stand-alone shower and a quiet sitting area featuring Martha Washington Chairs. 
Room 5 is a moderately sized room with a queen sized bed. Guests can enjoy views of the newly landscaped gardens and President’ Bush’s home, Walkers Point from the comfort of their quiet sitting area. This corner room offers spacious accommodations, including a dressing area, bathroom with stand up shower and tiled floor and an open bedroom overlooking the Atlantic. 
Room 7 is a medium to large sized room with a cozy atmosphere. The room offers a European style turned queen sized bed and two period diamond panned windows that mostly look out to our blossoming gardens with a limited view of the water beyond. The room features two comfortable club chairs nestled in front of a gas fireplace and a bathroom with stand alone shower and striking antique marble vanity sink, original to the building. 
Room 8 is a private room nestled in the back of the Seacrest building. This welcoming room features a queen sized bed, gas fireplace, full bath with oversized tub and a cathedral ceiling with beautifully molded beams intersecting the space. Guests can relax on the day bed overlooking flourishing gardens, President Bush’s home, Walker’s Point and the Atlantic. 
Room 21 is an open oceanfront end unit room, closest to the Seacrest building. This beach-themed room features a hand-crafted queen canopy bed built by a local woodworker. This room offers a small sofa and two comfortable club chairs, gas fireplace, private balcony, refrigerator and a full bathroom with a soaking tub. 
Room 22 is a spacious oceanfront room with traditional elegance. The room features a hand carved high posted king size bed and two winged chairs in front of the fireplace. The beautiful full bathroom includes unique tile work and a deep soaking tub. Guests can also enjoy their private balcony with great views of the Atlantic. 
Room 23 is a large oceanfront room overlooking the Atlantic. This room offers two queen sized beds with beautiful shuttered headboards, a gas fireplace, private balcony and a recently renovated coffered ceiling, reminiscent of the original 1895 ceiling in the Seacrest building. This spacious room is ideal for families and friends traveling together. 
Room 24 is a spacious oceanfront room featuring two queen sized beds. The queen headboards are unique to Maine as they were crafted by a local Kennebunkport artist. The room has a full bathroom with deep soaking tub, quaint sitting area in front of a gas fireplace and a private balcony with ongoing views of the Atlantic. 
Room 25 is a grand oceanfront room with a high posted king sized bed. The room features comfortable winged chairs in front of a gas fireplace, a full bathroom with soaking tub and an ornate mirror that reflects the ocean views spectacularly. The private balcony allows for an unhindered and unbelievable view of the Atlantic Ocean. 
Room 26 is a spacious oceanfront end unit room, furthest from the Seacrest building. This private room decorated in blues and off-whites features Martha Washington chairs, a high posted king sized bed, a gas fireplace, refrigerator and a full bathroom. The room offers a quiet sitting area and extra windows for bright light and breathtaking views of the crashing surf. 
Room 27 is a spacious second floor loft offering sublime privacy. The Carriage House is original to the Seacrest building, built in 1895. It is an open room at the top of a long flight of stairs. The height allows for beautiful views out to the horizon line over Rockbound and Seacrest. The room offers a queen sized bed, two sitting areas surrounding a gas fireplace and small deck with a padded love seat atop the stairs. The walk-in bathroom features beautiful cherry hardwood floors, stand up shower and new appliances. This room is perfect for guests looking for extra privacy.