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The Blue Water House

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407 East Market Street, Lewes, DE 19958
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Salisbury, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Spent 4 days over Christmas, enjoying this unusual B and B. We had the Hemingway room, very comfortable and exotic, like being on a grand safari! Hosts Rick and Ali were accommodating and welcoming, we were royally treated. Kitchen and bar always open, a very pleasant atmosphere. Lewes is charming, with nice restaurants and proximity to resort towns, and movies.... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

BWH has the most wonderful hosts, love the way the house is decorated, lots of funky art! Blue Water House has a perfect location, great hosts and fun rooms, what else can you ask for?! They have bikes that guests can borrow, hammock in the yard and 2nd floor rooms have access to the porch with serene views.

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

Hi Katharine, Thank you so much for the wonderful review, and kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to seeing you in the future! Happy Holidays! Ali and Rick More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Over 10 years ago when we were looking for a house to buy in Lewes we stayed at Blue Water House and loved it. So when trying to figure out someplace to spend the long Thanksgiving weekend we thought we would try it again and we weren't disappointed. Both Ali & Rick were very welcoming from the first call I... More 

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

Lisa, Thank you so much for your kind words, and wonderful feedback! We loved having you stay with us, and are so glad you chose our place to stay! We hope to see you again in the future! Happiest of Holidays, Ali and Rick More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The Blue Water House was on a quiet back street near the beach in Lewes. We were there in November to take advantage of the great cycling in Sussex County. Their location was convenient both for cycling along the shore and into Henlopen State Park - all the way to Rehoboth, or to cycle west and enjoy the other small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for the weekend while we searched for places to live for our upcoming move. Our experience could not have been better! The B&B itself was fun and funky with a fantastic location close to the beach and town. Rick, Ally, and Tony were welcoming and had lots of advice to offer us as newcomers... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This is a BnB like we never have seen before. The decoration alone is so awesome and playful, that you wish to decorate you Home again. Everything is colorful and in every corner there is something new to explore. Every Room is different and follows a certain theme. We stayed in the Islamorado Room and it was the monkey room.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We enjoyed our brief getaway here at the Blue Water House. Decor is eclectic and funky which is really fun, not like a traditional stuffy BNB. Rick is delightful, starting the morning off with breakfast and conversation. We hope to return.

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I adored my time at the Blue Water House. Rick could not have been friendlier and the place is an absolute feast for the eyes and soul, with the most amazingly eclectic array of artwork and statuary decorating the walls. My room was clean, bright, and very comfy. I did not care for the door that led to an adjoining... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This B&B is superior to any B&B experience, certainly not a typical B&B. Each room is decorated uniquely, and every space is filled with clever items. Breakfasts were cooked to order, and Rick and Ali were welcoming. A large colorful cooler stocked with ice water was outside the door, welcome after a hot day touring the area and the beach.

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Landing, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

This was our first experience with a bed and breakfast. We loved this place. Rick and Ali (y) are wonderful hosts. Being our first time in Delaware we had quite a few questions and they both found the time to get us to where we needed to go. The rooms are very colorful and clean. Breakfast each morning was delicious... More 

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