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The Blue Water House

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407 East Market Street, Lewes, DE 19958
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The Blue Water House

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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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Reading, Pa.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Galloway, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As bed and breakfasts go, this one is, well, different. Rick and Alli were just wonderful, warm, friendly, and accommodating. The rooms were, well, more than traditional B&B rooms. They were works of art. Clean, neat and friendly, and each themed in different ways. Ours was the blue parrot. Go, see, and be very pleased with the incredible decor, great... More 

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Smithville, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just stayed here for 2 nights and really enjoyed ourselves. We stayed in the Blue Parrot room which was periwinkle with beautifully airbrushed parrots and vines on all the walls. So cool! Rick has decorated this place to the hilt, it's like Margaritaville on steroids. I say that in the best way. Rick and Ali are wonderful hosts who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My husband and I stayed here with our wedding party when we got married last year in May. We couldn't have picked a more perfect place! We fell in love with this B&B the moment we set eyes on it. It is beautiful and bright on the outside and it only gets better when you step inside. The place is... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that we are able to please our guests in so many ways, that they continue to return! We would love to have you back, and hope that we get to see you soon! Thank you so much, Ali at The Blue Water House More 

East Brunswick, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We need to get back. Great rooms. We stayed in the Key West room and loved it. Great breakfast and great host. He even gave us a Dogfish Head tin sign. Location is awesome. We stayed here for the 1st Dogfish Head WoCAaW. Would definitely recommend.

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

Thank you so much for your review! It is so great to see reviews from our guests even now, who stayed years ago! We hope that you will be able to come back and stay with us soon! It is wonderful guests like you who give us such great reviews, and keep our business going! Thanks so much, Ali at... More 

Columbia, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed at The Blue Water House for a last minute weekend getaway and could not have been happier with our choice. The location was close the the beach and the quaint town center, within walking distance of both. The inn is filled with an eclectic assortment of colorful artwork. The overall vibe is just happy and relaxed. Breakfast was... More 

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Rochester, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed here in the Spring and thoroughly enjoyed the easy comfort of Blue Water House as well as the perfect location! From Rick's yummy made to order breakfasts to start the day to the variety of places to sit with a good book or play a board game at the end of the day, it had all the comforts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The house is an attraction of its own. Colorful art abounds! This place puts a smile on your face and puts you in a good mood for your stay, which is what I need after one of my weeks. I highly recommend the Blue Water House!

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

Hi Karen, Thank you so much for your kind words in your review, and for staying with us! We appreciate all the wonderful comments!! We hope you can come stay with us again soon!! Thanks again, Ali and Rick More 

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