The Elms – Reviews

January 16th, 2011

As Innkeepers you’re always keen to what people are saying in the many on line reviews.  You know they can make or break you.  Last year we almost made it all year without a bad review!  But then in November there it came.  Spoiled our perfect record.  It was a bad week as Matt steamed.  […]

Family Reunions – So you want to run a B&B?

February 21st, 2010

So you want to run a B&B One of the best things about running a Bed and Breakfast is the guest.  Last Thanksgiving we had a family reunion that reserved the whole Inn for 4 days.  The family came from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Ohio, Florida and joined a few that lived here in Maine.  What […]

Foodie Weekend Jan. 22nd & 23rd

November 14th, 2009

Foodies, Foodies, Foodies:  You know who you are.  You’re one of us!  Portland has been recognized as one of the best small cities in the country for dining.  And, it’s a great place to get away for a simple weekend.  Wouldn’t it be great to get away to dine and stay at an historic Inn? […]

Really, you mustn’t, really……..Thank you!

September 3rd, 2009

So you want to be an Innkeeper?  Let’s take a look at some of the good points of being an Innkeeper. The guests, some are good, others are not so good, and some are just too much. We have guests that are just too much of a treat. You could all be sitting around the […]

KC Goes to the Big House

September 3rd, 2009

So, you want to be in Inn keeper.   Hers what KC says about that. As a young girl swimming at the Westbrook pool I always wondered who lived in that big house across the river. Was it a movie star or the president? Maybe it was haunted! Going to the pool everyday with my friends […]