Hands rolling out dough

Carl’s Cookies

Our guests health and safety comes first, always. Recently, this has meant a break from our freshly made cookies usually available in the lobby. We miss them, and we know you have missed them too. So, we’ve put together some recipes from guest favorites so you can make them at home! We’re still making our …
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Dog in Wheelbarrow

A Wonderful New Normal in Kennebunkport

Well, the world is slowly starting to reopen even if it looks a little different. We made some calls, did some research and figured out exactly what you can and can’t do in our beautiful beach town of Kennebunkport. Our bars and restaurants are open for takeaway or outdoor seating. We’ve worked hard perfecting our …
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1802 House COVID-19 Update

Update as of September 1st, 2020   The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and MaineHealth announced the launch of five new “swab and send” COVID-19 testing sites, further expanding access to reliable and timely testing for Maine people and visitors.   The 27 DHHS-sponsored swab and send sites are: Augusta: MaineGeneral Bangor: …
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Front Porch with flowers

Changes around the Inn

We moved into the 1802 House, our beautiful Kennebunkport, Maine Bed and Breakfast a year ago and we got straight to work when our first guests arrived two days later. We had a full and productive summer. A big thank you to all of our guests who made our first year so enjoyable and successful. …
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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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