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The Cape Porpoise Motel

12 Mills Rd., PO Box 7218, Cape Porpoise, Kennebunks, ME 04014
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

It's rare to find an independent motel these days, and when you do, you're always wondering what you'll find when you get into your room. There's absolutely nothing to worry about here. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. It's very basic, but that shouldn't turn you away, as the friendliness of the owners, the incredible baked goods, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Perfectly located between Kennebunkport and goose rocks beach, owners John and Debra are the best! Great homemade goodies for breakfast every morning, this is my second time back. I would highly recommend this motel to anyone.

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Located on the outskirts of Kennebunkport, this quite motel is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a true Maine port town. Just a 5 minute drive from the center of town, the owners will help you narrow down exactly what it is you want to do, being any activity, eating to fishing. The rooms are perfect, and the outside... More 

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We traveled out East for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Our two night stay here was a relaxing, pleasant experience just outside of the busy traffic of Kennebunkport. John, this Innkeeper was very friendly and accommodating, always willing to engage in a conversation and suggest things to see and places to eat. The rooms are pretty basic but CLEAN. He bakes... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Need a place to rest my head while volunteering for a fund raiser. This place was recommended by a friend. Lovely, shaded green space in front of the motel. Rooms are simple and small, but very quiet and very clean.Just the kind of place you need for the beach. New bathroom with great shower, plenty of hot water. There was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

"This place is spic and span" was my comment upon entering our room. Got a recommendation from an Aussie couple at breakfast in Bethel to stay here on our trip south and I cant thank them enough! John was great, friendly, and helpful with local lore and suggestions. We felt like neighbors. The area is wonderful and quiet compared to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Of the mom and pop motels I've stayed at, this by far rates five-stars; in the full continuum of accomodations I'm still rating it a four. John and Debra run a wonderful little place; sparkling clean in the quiet working hamlet of Cape Porpoise, comfortable beds in renovated (but yes, smallish) rooms, lots of good things to have with your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

The Cape Porpoise Motel may be small but it is a gem. John and Deb are the perfect hosts. The rooms are spotlessly clean and have everything you need: full fridge & freezer, microwave, TV and nice firm comfy beds. We spent two nights and you could hear a pin drop after 9 PM. The continental breakfast is excellent -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed at the Cape Porpoise while on our way to Lubec Maine. It is less then 10 minutes from the center of Kennebunkport, situated on a dry, quiet road. This is a plain jane looking motel, and clearly the buildings were not made with amenities in mind, but the managers definitely put effort into making it a comfortable place... More 

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Stone Ridge, VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I attended a wedding and stayed at this motel which was close to the church and reception. The motel has 7 rooms and a cottage. It looks rundown on the outside but once you stepped into the room it was very clean and well taken care of. The bed was excellent. I would stay at this motel again as the... More 

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