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The Blue Water House

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407 East Market Street, Lewes, DE 19958
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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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Marlboro, New Jersey
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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the decor alone, this place is worth a look. Every day I found something new to admire, read, or simply be puzzled by--in an inquisitive way! The place is very welcoming and the rooms are spacious. Breakfast is great with many choices as well as cooked to order (by Ali) with bottomless coffee. Enjoyed sitting out on the corner... More 

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was great on a quiet street with a short walk to the bay beach in Lewes. You can walk to restaurants and ice cream. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. Breakfast was very good and Rick and Ali were very accommodating. There is short ride to Cape Henlopen State Park which is well worth visiting. We would gladly... More 

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Joppa, Maryland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Blue Water House in 2014 and absolutely fell in love with it. Came back just this past weekend with two other couples in tow. Rick and Ali could not be more accommodating. The rooms are great. Love the decor and the house is so comfortable. We stayed in Key Lime room both times. Love the deck area. Snacks,... More 

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Northern Virginia
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a fussy b&b. The decor is eclectic and fun. Rick and Ally are really helpful and there if you need them. The breakfast was really nice, made to order. Every morning we came down to all sorts of cereals, pastries, tea, coffee, fruit and eggs, bacon, pancakes or waffles made to order. There were plenty of snacks,... More 

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this bed and breakfast. We have stayed at many but Rick, the owner is what makes this place great. He always goes above and beyond for the people who stay at the Blue Water House. This has been our 5th year here and we hope to have many more!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, almost 2-year-old son and I stayed here for three nights in July. We had a great time and really enjoyed our stay. We stayed in the Key West room. It had plenty of space, was bright and sunny and was clean. The entire house is really cool and the owners have amazing art and bright colors decorating everything.... More 

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New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The inn looked fun and interesting on line but you really can't appreciate the ambiance until you experience it in person. Clean, comfortable, just a short walk to the beach. Rick and Lola were the perfect hosts, predicting and delivering every need, want and "oh my gosh, I forgot"! We shall return!

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Blue Water House. Rick, the owner, has thought of everything! Water, towels, snacks, & beach chairs ... always available. Beer and wine in the dining room for happy hour. The room was spacious, clean, and exactly as described online.

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 6 day staying at this very unique and wonderful place. Some B & B's are like staying in someone's home. The Blue Water House is was more like staying in someone's very original and wonderful collection of whimsical art pieces, and dreams. Each room has it's own colorful theme. We stayed in the Blue Parrot room. The pictures... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I shy away from the beach - the crowd, the stress, the coordination. The Blue Water House is a drastic departure from all of that. The aesthetic was perfect - so much energy and so much to look at. The amenities couldn't get any better - bikes, towels, beach chairs, sun tan lotion, complimentary beer/wine/water/soda, home-style breakfasts. You don't have... More 

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