This year is the Franciscan Friars 70th Anniversary in Kennebunk. Friends are welcome to join the friars celebration  on October 1!

Welcome to the Franciscan Guest House – a simple affordable public hotel near Kennebunkport Maine

With many Kennebunkport hotels to choose from, our guests return to the Guest House year after year for many reasons.

Affordable – We offer affordable rates for visitors looking for inexpensive and modest accommodations near Kennebunkport Maine and Kennebunk Beach.

Location – We are only 1100 feet from the start of to things to do: Kennebunkport village, Dock Square, lovely shops, fine dining, casual restaurants, whale watching tours, kayak rentals. We are about a half mile walk to beautiful sandy Kennebunk beach, and 10 to 60 minutes driving of famous outlet stores, and state parks. 

A good place to relax – Simple, plain accommodations without a lot of hustle and bustle of a resort We are as relaxing as a bed and breakfast with in room amenities to provide the comforts of home.

A little bit of Lithuania in Maine – In keeping with the owners Lithuanian heritage, taste homemade breads for breakfast and learn a few words in Lithuanian from our Lithuanian summer staff and Lithuanian guests.

Surrounded by beauty – Enjoy the tree lined walk to the beach, the riverside paths and resting spots, and the Frederick Law Olmsted Bros designed grounds at the nearby  Franciscan Monastery.

Transportation:  We are about 90 minutes by car from Boston! – And only about 40 minutes from the Portland Jetport and 15 minutes to the Well’s Maine Amtrak station.

 We’re open spring, summer and fall. We hope you come and visit us soon!

Winter is here!  The public Guest House at 26 Beach Avenue is closed for the winter. The  Guest House will reopen in April.  Even in winter you may find fresh air and breathtaking views of the estate with its grand yard and walking trails alongside the Kennebunk River.  For more information, please call or visit the Guest House at 207-967-4865.