The White Barn Inn is an award winning hotel, restaurant and spa that has been a landmark of Kennebunk for the past 150 years. A longstanding weekend favourite of well-healed East coasters, Kennebunk and Kennebunk Port make up the ‘Kennebunks’, known for their marvellous white sandy beaches, the freshest seafood shacks and pure New England charm.
The hotel is nestled a stone's throw from the golden beaches of Kennebunk The Inn is a spoiling kind of place, where accommodations are beautifully appointed, and a bountiful breakfast and afternoon tea is all included in your stay. The restaurant is one of Maine’s most talked about, with a creative, seasonal menu, making the most of the Atlantic catch.
With just 26 rooms, guests can choose from rooms in the main house, cottages or garden rooms. Rooms in the main house offer luxurious contemporary furnishings and modern lines. Garden rooms come with their own fireplaces and forest views, whereas Junior Suites offer King Beds, double-sided log burning fire and a Jacuzzi bathtub. Alternatively if it’s a spectacular view you are after then the waterfront Wharf Cottages with their own private patio areas looking onto a breath-taking panoramic view of the river and across to Kennebunkport village are the ones to choose.
The highly acclaimed White Barn Inn Restaurant occupies two 19th Century converted barns and features an enchanting piano bar and exclusive dining option in the wine cellar. The restaurant is renowned for its exquisite European inspired New England cuisine, outstanding service and its locally sourced seafood. Reservations here are highly recommended especially during the summer months and on weekends.Other exceptional dining options in Kennebunk include The Cape Arundel Inn, Grissini’s, On the Marsh and Hurricane.
The spa is a lovely addition for guests of White Barn Inn. Treatments make the most of locally grown herbs and soaker tubs and couples treatment suites make for an indulgent spa visit.
As for the Kennebunks, whether you fancy swimming in the ocean, whale watching, a leisurely afternoon of golf, taking advantage of the Inn's complimentary bikes or for the more adventurous perhaps some deep sea fishing or a day’s sailing, there is plenty of opportunity for relaxation and exploration.