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102 Cumberland Street, Westbrook, ME 04092
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Ranked #1 of 1 Westbrook B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Elms is a very impressive building, 8,000 square feet over 100 years old. Our rooms were comfortable, breakfast (waffles or eggs benedict) was lovely and Scott, Matt, and Mack Truck (the dog) were all engaging. Location was fine, an easy drive to the downtown restaurants. Our room on the second floor faced the street and the dreaded paper mill,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My sister and I decided to get out of Boston for a weekend in Portland. The Elms was a great choice. At first glance with the paper mill across the street, we wanted to turn around and go back to the old port. I'm glad that we decided to check out this great old mill house. We arrived at the... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Elms was the perfect site for a long holiday weekend in Portland with friends. We booked the entire B&B and it was wonderful to have a home base to hang out for lazy mornings and evening shenanigans. Much more comfortable than a hotel! Innkeeper Matt treated us to delicious and gigantic breakfasts every morning in the beautiful dining room,... More

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Camden, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Loved this B&B! My boyfriend and I stayed here for a friends birthday party and we had a fabulous time. The building has all sorts of interesting design and architecture, which was appealing to both of us. We stayed in the "Bear Den" room 3, which was a lot more spacious than the photo on the site would indicate. It... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Sadly, it's the bad and the ugly that first comes to mind. No-one around to greet us upon arrival (3 o'clock) in the afternoon, just an envelope left on the hall table. We wandered around in this huge house and there was nothing to make us feel like valued guests. The place is in desperate need of love and attention... More

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Washington,DC
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The Elms B&B website is completely misleading: the house is on a very busy street in an industrial suburb of Portland, Maine, home to Sappi Ltd.'s Westbrook Paper Mill and R&D Center, which happens to be directly across the street. The paper mill is huge, smelly, and noisy, and conveniently not mentioned in any of the descriptions of the B&B.... More

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The Elms accommodated our last minute stay in Portland, and we felt that we lucked out. We were greeted by the friendly owner who offered snacks, restaurant recommendations, and a flashlight for a riverside stroll. The house was beautiful and clean. As mentioned, it's across from an active mill-more a factory than a charming New England mill. Riverside rooms are... More

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ny
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed here because it was less than 1 mile from a family members house. We didn't see any employees the afternoon we checked in. I was glad that the door code had been sent to me in my confirmation email. I had booked the Cottage room which has twin beds. That room faces the water, which makes for a... More

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Portland, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

First impression is the large mill across the street. Never excepted that. Once I walked in that all disappeared. Large common areas, pool table butlers pantry, and hot tub on the porch. Our room was on the mill side of the building, with a shared bath, not what I prefer but felt like being in Europe. I understand that most... More

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Glens Falls, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Dirty windows and significant dust on the window frames greeted me upon arriival which I probably wouldn't have noticed if I hadn't needed to put the windows down in order to block the noise from the paper mill across the street. The bed was comfortable but there were no extra pillows available. There are no bathrobes available for the possible... More

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Address: 102 Cumberland Street, Westbrook, ME 04092
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Location: United States > Maine > Westbrook
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