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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the loft rooms and had plenty of space, a nice gas fireplace, king sized bed, big bathroom, and another entire room! The innkeepers were very friendly, gave good advice about what to see and do and where to eat, and the breakfast was delicious.

Thank Linda K
Plainfield, Illinois
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second time staying at the Captain Swift Inn. The innkeepers Norm and Linda are two of the nicest people you will ever meet. The inn is a perfect location....about a 5 minute stroll from downtown. Comfortable rooms, excellent breakfasts, and an overall sense of happiness while I was there. I will definitely be staying here again in... More 

Thank Brian K
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the second time we've stayed with Linda and Norm and brought our sister and brother-in-law this time. During our weeklong stay in coastal Maine we stayed in 3 B&B's and the Capt. Swift is our favorite. Somehow the innkeepers just hit all the right notes--breakfasts were lovely to the eye and taste and well balanced. Our rooms were... More 

Thank MimiT-B
Norman H, Owner at Captain Swift Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you have stayed with us and that you appreciate the fact that one of the things we pride ourselves on is our attention to detail. We love to make our guests comfortable, we want you to feel that you are at home. We look forward to having you and your family with us again. More 

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have stayed at the Captain Swift Inn multiple times, and we can't wait to go back. Norm & Linda are the perfect host & hostess. The inn is immaculate & the hospitality is 5-star. I asked for a special breakfast item and my request was happily complied with. They offer delicious home made cookies and coffee... More 

Thank PeggyandKevin
Norman H, Owner at Captain Swift Inn, responded to this review

The cleanliness of our inn and the care we provide to every guest are things we enjoy about our inn. We love having you with us and we look forward to having you stay here again in the future. More 

Jackson Heights, New York
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The perfect most comfortable stop...Charming host & hostess...superior food...immaculate accommodations.....best bed & breakfast!!! REALLY.....we'll be back! Homemade afternoon snack......coffee, tea anytime.....we were given heads-up on wonderful food stops, wineries and directions to so many of the area's attractions that interested us. Linda and Norm were most accommodating!!

Thank KathleenMaryPatricia
Norman H, Owner at Captain Swift Inn, responded to this review

It was great to have you with us and we're glad you enjoyed the things that our area offers. As we have always said, we love to share hints and tips about all the different activities around us so that our guests get to enjoy them. More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

what a great way to enjoy a weekend as a couple. Fantastic accommodations, the bed was perfect and we slept like bears after our long days of hiking. The food was amazing and the owners were super friendly and attentive to details. The day we returned from our long hike and we were both craving a snack, they brought it... More 

Thank Cheryl Y
Norman H, Owner at Captain Swift Inn, responded to this review

Cheryl, it was a pleasure having you stay with us and we are glad you enjoyed everything. You both made use of all the great outdoor activities while you were here, we got worn out just hearing about all the hiking you were doing. More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here one night as part of our Maine anniversary trip. The hospitality was nothing short or great! Norm and Linda were very helpful with checking in and showed us around the house and to our room. The chocolate and peanut butter cake was fantastic! We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfast, as well. Norm was super helpful... More 

Thank Katie K
Norman H, Owner at Captain Swift Inn, responded to this review

Katie, we are sorry you had any regrets. The best way to correct this is for you to return and follow your plan to spend more time. As you have seen there are tons of things to do. We promise to have more great treats and breakfasts! More 

Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband & just got back from a 2 week road trip through New England, we stayed in ten different places in those two weeks & Captain Swift was our favorite! We had only planned on staying one night in Camden, but because we loved our room so much at Captain Swift we stayed an extra night! The bed was... More 

Thank ren s
Norman H, Owner at Captain Swift Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you decided to stay an extra night with us. You're right, there is so much to do in the area that one day is not enough, you could easily fill several days with fun things to see, do and experience. We hope to have you back with us again in the... More 

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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It's hard to argue with the warm reviews and the ability to leave your car and explore. You're even a 5min drive from the Mt. Battie park entrance ($6 pp) where you can walk or drive to the top to enjoy a view of Camden and a beautiful sunset. The inn's gorgeous floors, door hinges, and beveled glass windows invite... More 

Thank Christine F
Norman H, Owner at Captain Swift Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Christine. We're glad you both had such a great time and were able to take advantage of some of the amenities we offer to make your stay better. More 

Worcester, MA
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We spent three nights at the Captain Swift Inn last week. It was our first stay here and can honestly say it is the best B & B we have ever stayed in. Linda and Norm are just down-to-earth folks and make the perfect hosts. The breakfasts were outstanding and the afternoon cookies were also delicious.You can't ask for a... More 

Thank justwondering
Norman H, Owner at Captain Swift Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, we loved having you with us and we agree, the short walk to downtown and all it has to offer is a plus! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Camden, Maine finest at the Captain Swift Inn. This 1810, Federal-style home sits in the heart of Camden, a beautiful seaside village in Mid-coast Maine. Just a short stroll from the inn and you will find yourself amongst the abundance of Camden's unique shops, galleries, restaurants and the historic windjammers of Camden Harbor... all just waiting for you to explore. The Captain Swift Inn offers guest rooms for romantic escapes, family getaways, or just to relax and renew. A delicious complimentary, multi-course breakfast is served each morning of your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Captain Swift Inn

Address: 72 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1907
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Camden
Price Range: ₹ 6,786 - ₹ 16,793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Captain Swift Inn Camden, Maine
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“We loved our loft room - very big!”
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