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Ideally located on a quiet residential street in the Historic District, our expansive property, peaceful gardens, and proximity to Kennebunkport’s Dock Square set our inn apart from other bed and breakfasts in the area. The main house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the surrounding 11 cottage suites have been beautifully restored to offer premier luxury accommodations with a charming, comfortable ambiance.

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Breakfast at Our Maine Bed and Breakfast

One of the things that people ask often about our Maine bed and breakfast is “What is for breakfast?” And that is something really tough to answer, because breakfast at the Maine Stay Inn varies from day to day. No matter what is on the menu, you can be sure that we will serve  up hearty and nutritious morning meals with enough variety for all palates. The morning menu changes every day, but for the most part we alternate between sweet and savory entrees. But… Read More

Ports Of Italy Restaurant Comes to Kennebunkport

The Kennebunkport/Kennebunk border saw a monumental change to the landscape during the first months of 2015, culminating in the arrival of Ports of Italy Restaurant. The long-standing Bartley’s Restaurant closed its doors and was demolished – and in its wake a large clapboard building rose up just before the bridge to Kennebunkport Maine. It looked out of place during initial construction, but once complete, Ports of Italy fits the bill as a Maine cottage style building, and its large front windows allow… Read More

A Sunset Picnic on the Maine Coast

The Maine Coast is especially beautiful, and the beaches of Kennebunkport are no exception, so one of the best ways to enjoy them this summer is to pack a delicious meal for a sunset picnic on the beach! For that very reason, I often recommend it as an evening activity to folks visiting the area. But many come up with this idea on their own and request location suggestions or places to pick up tasty treats. Although there are lots of great… Read More