Only about 75 miles north of Boston one can find Ogunquit, Maine and very Eco-friendly Admirals Inn, in operation for 50 years. The inn is just 500 yards from the center of the Ogunquit Village and a short walk to the beach, restaurants, clubs, and the beautiful Marginal Way.
The inn has replaced all lights not on dimmers with energy efficient bulbs and installed …highly efficient central air conditioning in lounge …efficient furnaces and hot water heaters in new building …programmable timers on outside and common area lights …“Energy Star” appliances …ceiling fans in inn wherever possible …a timer on the hot tub to reduce energy consumption off season …a written Energy Conservation Policy.
The Admirals Inn uses …paper that is at least 30% post consumer recycled content …recycled print cartridges …use both sides of paper or use one side as note pad. “greenprint” program to reduce paper waste …“green seal certified” chemicals …ozonation in the hot tub …and new Thermopane windows with high E factors.
The Admiral’s Inn has 77 rooms. Accommodations are in a number of different options …the new hotel …the historic Bed and Breakfast and …luxury suites. The new large suites are located in the new building, and have a combination of Jacuzzis, fireplaces, balconies, and kitchenettes.
All resort rooms have flat screen TV’s …coffee makers …fridges …wireless internet …irons and ironing boards. Of course there
is a full restaurant … a lounge …fully equipped health spa …a gym …2 heated pools …2 hot tubs … a dry sauna …fire-pit …guest laundry …and recreation area. The Admirals Inn is a full service luxury …eco-friendly resort to soothe your soul located in southern Maine.
Additional “Green” efforts include installation of efficient 1.6 gpf toilets in every room and common areas …efficient 2.2 gpm faucets in all of the rooms and common areas …2.5 gpm shower heads in all bathrooms …automatic shut-offs in all common area sinks …a rain gauge on our sprinkler system to reduce water consumption …and new washing machines that use 70% less water.
The heated pool is covered every night to reduce evaporation …dishwashers use high temperature water, reducing water consumption …and offering guests the option to not have sheets and towels changed everyday. The inn does not use Styrofoam or aerosol sprays anywhere or …pesticides …or fertilizers in the gardens.
Originally called “The Playhouse Inn”,then “The Post Road Inn”, The Admiral’s Inn is Ogunquit’s oldest Bed and Breakfast, and has been operating as an Inn for nearly 50 years! It was the original stagecoach stop on route to-and-from Boston, and the home away from home of many famous artists, film and theater performers! In earlier years, it was the private summer residence of the popular and successful Hollywood comedian, Totie Fields.
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