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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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Upperville, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was perfect for a quick weekend stay. We had a great bike ride on the bikes provided and breakfast was awesome! Rick couldn't have been more helpful with suggestions on where to eat and washing the muddy lacrosse uniform

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Raleigh, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms were immaculate and spacious, the house was eclectic and loads of fun. The breakfast was great. This was our first B&B experience and we are sold. Having a bathroom in every room made it a perfect fit. Should we ever come back to Lewes we will definitely try to book a room here again.

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Pittsburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Rick and Ali are nice hosts and the Blue Water House has a bunch of interestingly decorated and very comfortable rooms. The bikes, chairs and other beach articles are a welcome treat for the guests use, as this visit to Lewes was a quick pop over from Annapolis for a few days so we did not pack for the beach.... More 

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Kennedyville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really had fun just wandering around looking at all the "stuff". Nice large corner room (Key West), spent a lot of time on the porch, very comfortable bed. Many options for breakfast. Super accommodating. Bikes, beach chairs and towels available for free. Good location halfway between the canal and beach.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite beach location of all time! It's only two blocks back from the beach and a few blocks away from downtown, food and shopping. It's in a residential area and is quiet and leaves more breathing room on the beach! As far as the B&B itself, it's so visually interesting with all the quirky artwork the owner... More 

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

Thank you so much for this wonderful review!...We strive every day to make all of our guests feel welcome and at home!...We hope you will join us again in the future! Ali at The Blue Water House More 

Allentown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our recent stay at The Blue Water House was an extremely pleasant experience. Much better than previous motels, etc. Our room was like home or maybe better. The staff was very friendly and attentive. A good breakfast was served, and there were numerous snacks available for the taking. The location, near the water, was great. We will definitely return to... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to escape the stresses of city life, come here for a few days. The artworks and color schemes will distract you completely, and the area is really quiet. Grab a bike and cycle into the Henlopen park, or just stroll down to the beach and get sand between your toes! You will not find a b&b more... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us, and for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are so greatful to have such great guests, and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at our place! We hope we will get to see you again in the future! Our best, Ali and Rick More 

Reading, Pa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We needed a place to stay for the night on our way south and chose this. No regrets! Owner is very accommodating and the location is centered between the beach and the harbor/downtown. Will definitely be back! Note: Don't close your eyes in this place. So much eye candy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Blue Water. Loved the "privatized" balcony sitting space at night, the complimentary wine, actual cooked breakfast, and the non-obtrusive owners/management for a B & B. The decorations and themed rooms are unique and attractive. Everything worked as it should... AC, little in-room frig.The only drawback for the Islamorada Room was that the... More 

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Seaford, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

You won't and you can't go wrong at The Blue Water House! Sure there are other nice places in Lewes but this is both "unique and better". Not a bad room in the house. Not an "O.K." room in the house. They're all good! We come from the western side of Sussex County (and have done so many times) just... More 

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

Thank you so much for all your kind words!...We strive every day to make all our guests feel at home! We are a very laid back establishment, and we think that's what our guests love the most! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Lewes, and here at The Blue Water House! Please come and stay with us... More 

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