1802 House COVID-19 Update

Update as of March 24th, 2020 We’ve made the very difficult decision to close our doors until April 8th. This is the socially responsible thing to do at this time. We’d like to reassure our guests that we are still accepting reservations for the current season. We’d also like to use this time to thank …
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Tree lined path

A Welcome Return to Nature

Here at the 1802 house we’re always trying to find the positives in life. While we understand that a travel ban may be prohibitive to a lot of our guests, but we’re also seeing that gas prices are low right now and the weather here in Kennebunkport is absolutely gorgeous. We frequently welcome guests from …
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Tea Candles lit at night

Paint the Town Red this February

  This February, the Kennebunks are made for lovers. The two towns offer an unforgettable romantic getaway as restaurants, galleries and shops welcome people with a special calendar full of events, specials, and sales throughout the whole month. Kicking the month off on Saturday, February 1st, one of our favorite spots in town will be …
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Derwentwater Northwest England

Meet the new owners

Meet the new owners of the 1802 house, us! We’re Carl and Eileen Robley. Originally from the North-West of England, we moved to California in 2005 with our 2 children and then to the East Coast in 2011. Bringing experience from around the globe, we are two innkeepers who are new to Kennebunkport and ready …
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Celebrating Four Years at 1802 House in Kennebunkport

We are celebrating today.  It has been four years since Roger and I became new innkeepers when we purchased the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast in Kennebunkport! Owning an Inn has been something that I’ve always wanted to do.  Roger and I would stay in Bed and Breakfasts when we were traveling in the US …
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A Celebration of Maine Produce at 50 Local in Kennebunk

Dining at 50 Local in Kennebunk offers a French bistro atmosphere with American flair, and really defines the farm-to-table movement through their commitment to local farms and fisheries. Located on Main Street in Kennebunk, 50 Local is a 10 minute drive from the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast.  The restaurant is owned by local girl …
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Launch! A Martime Festival comes to Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport has an interesting, and diverse, maritime history going back several hundred years.  We’re taking an opportunity to celebrate that in this year’s first ever Launch! A Maritime Festival coming to the Kennebunks the weekend of June 17th, 2016. Kennebunkport and the Southern Coast of Maine have been known for centuries for shipbuilding and fishing.  In …
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South of the Border meets Maine at Pedro’s in Kennebunk

We know, Kennebunkport is best known as a lobster and seafood destination.  However, there are times when only a margarita, chips, guacamole and salsa will do.  For those times, head to Pedro’s in Kennebunks Lower Village! Pedro’s is owned and operated by husband and wife team Kate and Pete Morency.  They also own and operate …
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