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Benjamin F. Packard House Bed & Breakfast
Bath, Maine USA
A visit to the Benjamin F. Packard House provides the perfect combination
of historical remembrances and modern comfort.
The beautifully restored Italianate home, built in 1790, is evidence both to the innovation and craftsmanship of our forefathers and a comfortable and modern Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of Bath's Historic District. Ideally located for access to Bath's many cultural attractions steeped in its rich ship building legacyand day trips to the beautiful rocky Maine seashore, The Packard House is the premier port for travelers to Mid-Coast Maine.
Your Hosts Mark and Amy Hranicky purchased the Benjamin F. Packard House after falling in love with the Bath area. They are living out their dream of owning and operating a bed and breakfast and are eager to make your visit a memorable one filled with local history and cultural, unique outdoor experiences, extreme relaxation and unsurpassed service.
All rooms have private baths, air conditioning and are located on the second floor.
- Our Garden Suite has a large bedroom with a queen-size bed, a comfortable sitting room and a private bath with a shower. The sitting room allows for additional sleeping space on the pull out queen sofa bed. This is ideal for parents and one or two teenagers. There are two great views; the bedroom overlooks our garden and patio while the sitting room overlooks the front of the house. The rooms' garden themed décor brings the garden inside all year round.
- The Niagara Room is a tribute to the owner’s previous home town; Erie, Pennsylvania. Named for the US Brig Niagara, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry's flagship used during the Battle of Lake Erie, this maritime themed room is rigged with photos and ship plans of the famous ship. Featuring a queen-size brass and iron bed as the room's focal point coupled with antique furnishings and a private bath.
Down Easter Room
- The Down Easter Room, named for the classification of ships that included the “Benjamin F. Packard”, showcases a queen-size cherry four-poster bed. The antique rocker, dresser and side tables create a mid 1800’s feel that belies the modern amenities. The private bath with tile floor has a tub/shower to make your stay complete.
- The Packard Room is our largest guest quarters providing luxury and privacy. It is located in the most secluded area of the house, providing the extra privacy which many couples enjoy. The spacious room features a king-size bed, antique dresser and bedside tables and a comfortable reading chair. A private bath has twin sinks and a tub/shower combo. The window view overlooks our private garden and patio.
The mid-coastal Maine region is filled with great things to see and do and Bath is centrally located to make it easy for you to fit it all in.
In Bath, explore the Maine Maritime Museum and see why Bath is The City of Ships. You can also take in a performance at the Chocolate Church Arts Center or sit in Library Park for a concert at the gazebo. Peruse the shops and restaurants in the quaint downtown area and be sure to stop in for a coffee at Café Crème.
A short 10 minute drive brings you to either Popham Beach or Reid State Parks and a day at the ocean.
Driving a little further north explore the towns on Route 1 antiquing in Wiscasset or exploring the tourist spots of Boothbay Harbor. Return at the end of the day to Bath for a quiet stroll along the Kennebec River and a nightcap in town.
You make your choices from the many options, whether it is a quiet day spent lounging in our garden or a stay filled with exploring the region, your innkeepers will provide and pamper you in a manner that you are soon to become accustomed.
Benjamin F. Packard House Bed & Breakfast,
45 Pearl Street
Bath, ME 04530
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