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80 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Seaside Inn
Ranked #5 of 15 Kennebunk B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Southborough, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent six nights recently in a 2nd floor "premier" room with my husband and two young adult daughters. We paid premium rates because I wanted to see the ocean from my room and go to sleep to the sounds of the sea. The Seaside did not disappoint! The room was a good size, very clean and comfortable and very quiet.... More

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Milford, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the Seaside! Have stayed here for 3 years. Can't beat the location...the beach is a 30 second walk across the grass. The rooms are big and clean and there is a deck with a hot tub and a fabulous view of the water. Best thing about the Seaside though, is the muffins! Homemade every morning and left out to... More

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

It is so nice to hear your kind words. We really do look forward to seeing our guest's return each year. Your photo's are wonderful to look at. The muffins here are outstanding and it is very difficult to resist them every morning. We look forward to your fourth year with us next year and please call and let us... More

Lynn, Massachusetts
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117 reviews 117 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fortunate to get a one night here on the 2nd floor over looking the ocean. Place is small, rooms are very clean, refrigerator in room, 2 queen beds, small balcony to sit out and see the ocean. Also, a nice jacuzzi on the top deck to relax oceanside. Neil at the desk was very nice, gave good tips on places... More

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

I am glad you were able to stay in a second floor oceanfront room. The view from those rooms still pulls me in each time I walk by one. You are right we have a large number of guests that have been with us well over twenty years. We have on gentleman that has come every year since he was... More

Ottawa, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We loved staying here on our honeymoon. Rooms were clean, staff was very friendly and helpful and the whole Inn is very charming. Breakfast was included and delicious and the whole place had a bit of a bed and breakfast feel. The beach is beautiful and sandy. Highly Recommend.

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Happy anniversary to you just in case we didn't say that while you were here. I am glad you found that we have a bed and breakfast feel. We are classified as a small hotel but we want to keep the small town feel that makes everyone feel welcome as soon as they walk through the door. We are hoping... More

Bedford, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I married here by Ken and it was wonderful! Everyone was helpful and courteous, rooms were clean and so lovely. Stunning views of the beach. Picture perfect way to wake up in the morning. Very quaint and captured the county inn feel of Maine. Breakfast was homemade and delicious. We are making a tradition of staying here... More

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much and it is great to see your for your anniversary. The comments and seeing our guests return each year means so much to the entire staff. We will see you next year. More

Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had a second floor room. (If you have an elderly person in your group, be aware that the inn has no elevator.) The beds were supportive; the best we had slept on during our two week trip! The room was spacious with two beds, a small table and two chairs, and a semi-private balcony. The AC worked well. For... More

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry I havent responded sooner. The summer has just gone full swing so fast this year. We are very happy you enjoyed The Seaside. We are here to help in way we can to make your stay better. We do apologize that the email confirmation did not make it to your inbox. If that ever happens please call... More

Montreal, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
31 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Seaside has been our Kennebunk Beach tradition for decades. In fact we have seen the owners' family get larger and larger. We should not praise this place too much because we may not be able to get the rooms we like the next time. A bit old style, yes, but charming and a few steps from the beach. The... More

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

The whole Seaside family enjoys seeing our guests return and we look forward to seeing who is arriving each day. We always do our best to find a room for our returning guests. We look forward to your next visit. More

Joelton, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Let me first say that this place is located in a spectacular part of Kennebunk, just yards from the beach. The beach itself and the houses located on it and near it are just beautiful. There is ample opportunity to take a stroll on the beach or on the sidewalks located along the beach. We loved having it so accessible... More

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The Seaside Inn is a quiet beautiful place to get away from it all. The view from the balcony of the 2nd floor rooms is amazing. You can walk the beach or soak in the sun from your balcony. The breakfast always includes some special homemade item. This morning it was stuffed French toast! We try to go before the... More

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

I was just going through my folder and saw that I hadnt responded to your email yet. I am sorry. I would like to thank you for your visit and am glad you enjoyed the location. When you call again be sure to ask for me, Ken, and I would be happy to explain all the different options we have... More

Milton, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Just spent a long weekend at this downhome inn by the sea. While not completely disappointed, we found the Inn lacking in many aspects. The rooms though spotless, are dated and need some TLC. The breakfast was a fairly standard continental breakfast---cereals, hard-boiled eggs, fruit and toast with excellent fresh muffins. Although the staff was helpful and accommodating, we had... More

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seasidekennebunk, Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are so sorry for the issue with the hot water. We did make several calls to local plumbers to come and fix the issue. We finally were able to have a plumber change a water pump Sunday morning. We try to fix every issue as fast as we can get a contractor to respond. We hope you will give... More

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Address: 80 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Seaside Hotel Kennebunk
Seaside Inn Kennebunk, Maine

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront Inn directly on quiet section of Kennebunk Beach. The only Kennebunk Inn directly on the Beach! Walk to Kennebunkport’s Famous Dock Square shops, boutiques and restaurants. Sea kayaking, lobster boat tours, whale watching, fabulous sunrises and sunsets from your room! Surfing, wake boarding and kayaking right out your door. Ocean view Hot Tub. Bicycles. The Seaside Inn is open year round and includes breakfast daily in the 1850 Boat House. Great values with our special Off-Season Packages in our Oceanfront Inn. View live beach cam on our web site. 9th Generation Family Innkeepers since 1667. Kennebunkport’s premier beachfront address. A memorable location and experience directly on the beach. Maine Environmental Leader award. ... more   less 
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