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407 East Market Street, Lewes, DE 19958
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The Blue Water House
Ranked #2 of 8 Lewes B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat we experienced when when we stayed at the Blue Water House. It's eclectic style, bright beachy colors, and funky art work make it impossible to not be happy. Rick Quill, Innkeeper, is a fabulous host as is his constant companion, Lola the Dog. We stayed for two gray November days and we uplifted and cheered by the... More 

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Stewartsville, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at the Blue Water House for two nights. We loved the eclectic style and art work everywhere which gives this wonderful B&B a style and individuality that is lost in other places. Rick and Ali were helpful, friendly and unobtrusive - if we needed them, they were there, as was Lola, Rick's rescue dog... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was our second stay at the Blue Water. We are in the process of moving to Lewes (YAY) so needed an overnight location - so happy we chose the Blue Water again! Rooms are stylish and funky and scrupulously clean(I travel a lot and I am picky about clean!) and our king bed in the Torch room was heavenly!... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I can't say enough about how wonderful our hosts were! Great B and B, excellent location on a quiet street close to Henlopen and all the restaurants and shops. Loved the artwork and decor. Spacious rooms, great outdoor area.

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

It's wonderful that you had a great stay with us, Katherine. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed our unique decor and your room. Thanks so much for your kind words, I'll be sure to pass them along. Hope to see you again soon! All the best, Rick, Owner More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Rick really is a great host, friendly and helpful but not intrusive in the least. Also he makes certain that the public and private rooms are immaculate. The overall decor is distinctively fanciful which gives the entire place a very comfortable feel. .

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

So glad you had a great stay with us, Max! It's awesome to hear you enjoyed our one-of-a-kind decor and that you felt comfortable here. Hope we'll see you again soon! All the best, Rick, Owner More 

Berwyn, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our first reaction was that the place was very "cool". We felt at home from the moment we arrived. It was clean comfortable and the decor was extremely well done. We stayed in the Hemingway room which was awesome. We loved the open kitchen where we could go for snacks and drinks. Breakfast was tasty and adequate. Wide selection of... More 

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Can't wait to have you back, Barbara! Keep us in mind next time you need to get away. Warm regards, Rick, Owner More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Rick is a great host and the Blue Water House is awesome. We have been there 3 times and can't wait to go back.Lewes Delaware is the best town along the Delaware coastline with parks , restaurants and a rich history to explore.

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

You're too kind, Brian! Hope to have you back again next year -- or sooner! :) Cheers, Rick More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is no doubt the funkiest, fun and comfortable B&B I've stayed in recently. The decor is artrageous - with a massive variety of cool pieces on the walls, hanging in the stairwell, used as decor and furnishings. The owner Rick is very accommodating and serves a mean French Toast for breakfast. If you're looking for something fun and affordable... More 

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

"Artrageous" -- I like that, Sally! Thanks for the kind words. Hope you'll keep us in mind next time you need to get away! All the best, Rick More 

Harwich, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our second visit in two years, and Rick hasnt missed a beat! This time we stayed in Key Largo, a large room with one of the most comfortable beds ever!!! We had a wonderful nights sleep and it was a great way to start our vacation. Breakfast, as always was filling and delicious, and every amenity you could need or... More 

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

We love our returning guests, and we're thrilled that your second stay was even better than the first! I'm so glad to hear you slept well and got all the R&R you needed. Isn't that what vacation is all about?! I'll be sure to let Lola know you say hello. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best always, Rick,... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had read many reviews and had high expectations. Normally we don't spend this much on accommodations but when we read how great this place was suppose to be we splurged. It was worth every penny. It's very welcoming the moment you walk in. Rooms are a nice size and have everything you need. The décor is fun and we... More 

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Glad we lived up to your expectations! It's great to hear you loved your room and that each breakfast got your day started off right. Thanks so much for your kind words. I hope you'll think of us again next time you're looking for a relaxing vacation. All the best, Rick, Owner More 

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Additional Information about The Blue Water House

Address: 407 East Market Street, Lewes, DE 19958
Location: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Blue Water House Hotel Lewes

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