Month: February 2013

The James Place Inn bed and breakfast – A Certified Environmental Leader

The James Place Inn is one of only 100 Maine hotels certified as an Environmental Leader by the Maine Department of Environment Protection. Hotels earn points for practices such as using biodegradable cleaning supplies, placing recycling bins in guest rooms and common areas, providing refillable amenity dispensers rather than individual containers for shampoo, conditioner, soap… Read more »

Bed and Breakfast Recipes–Pecan Chocolate Chip Bars

Our Pecan Chocolate Chip Bars are a twist on pecan pie that can be enjoyed at any time of year. Chocolate chips combine with a layer of pecans to create this tasty dessert. Ingredients: 1 Cup Pecans 4 Tbl Softened Butter 2 Tbl Canola Oil 3/8 Cup Sugar 3/8 Cup Lt. Brown Sugar 1 lg Egg 1 tsp Vanilla 1 ½ Cup… Read more »

James Place Inn Room Feature: Yellow Room

One of the most charming features of the James Place Inn is the unique look and feel of each of our rooms. Each room is painted a different color and has a distinct layout. Many of our guests have a favorite that they request each time they stay with us. While each room has its… Read more »

Bed and Breakfast Recipes — Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Pancakes

Our Old Fashioned Oatmeal Pancakes are perfect for a lazy Saturday morning. These are a popular item on our brunch menu so we’re excited to share with you all. Start the batter for these moist cake like pancakes the night before. Finish the next day, bake the pancakes and serve with syrup, jam, or flavored… Read more »

All Things Sweet in Freeport, Maine

For those of you holding off till this weekend for your Valentine’s Day celebration, here are a few particularly scrumptious treats found in Freeport, Maine. Be sure to indulge on your next visit to the James Place Inn! Wicked Whoopies While there’s some debate over whether these creme-filled cakes originated in Maine, whoopie pies are… Read more »

Take Advantage of Snowstorm Nemo in Freeport, Maine

It’s easy to feel cabin fever taking hold in the aftermath of snowstorm Nemo. Don’t let it get the best of you–there are plenty of outdoor activities at your fingertips here in Freeport, Maine. Take advantage of the snow (we must have close to three feet!) with some cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or perhaps even dog-sledding…. Read more »

Bed and Breakfast Recipes–Golden Pumpkin Bread

This moist, flavorful treat is sure to fill your home with the rich, warm smells of cinnamon, ginger, and most of all pumpkin. Perfect for a cold winter night and another one of our favorites to serve up for breakfast at the James Place Inn in Freeport, Maine! Golden Pumpkin Bread Ingredients: 1 c. milk… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Getaway at the #1 Freeport Maine bed and breakfast

It’s not too late to plan a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway with that special someone at the James Place Inn–Freeport’s #1 rated Bed and Breakfast! Our cozy rooms offer a welcome respite from the cold after taking in a day of fun and exploration in Freeport. (A number of our rooms also include jacuzzi tubs!)… Read more »

Why are we rated the best bed and breakfast in Freeport?

Rated the #1 Freeport Maine bed and breakfast Here at the James Place Inn, we’re so proud that TripAdvisor has rated us the #1 Freeport Maine bed and breakfast. We work hard every day to make sure our guests have the best experience possible, from our amazing guest rooms to our scrumptious home made breakfasts…. Read more »