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Seaside Inn

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80 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here over the years a handful of times and every experience has been wonderful. From the homemade muffins at breakfast to the ocean views from the jacuzzi, the Seaside Inn is fantastic all around. The staff is extremely warm and accommodating and the rooms are always tidy. I visited this during the off season during law school... More 

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

First we hope you made out well with your test. Next we just want to say we really appreciate the kind words and your visits. Next time you will enjoy new mattresses and furniture. We are doing that right now. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Springfield, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with elderly parents (80). They really loved it. Sure the place is dated (room looked like grandmas house), but it was clean and reasonably comfortable. Could use a pool maybe. Staff was friendly. Location on Kennebunk Beach couldn't be beat. Very short walk across the grounds puts you on a sweet little beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Very good service, rooms, and breakfast. The Inn was right on the beach and right down the street (walking distance) from great restaurants and sites to see. The room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. I had a balcony with a beautiful view!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Went for one night and wished it was longer! Room was large and clean with two queen beds and small table with club chairs. Wonderful balcony with beautiful ocean views and small decktop hot tub was wonderful. Nice continental breakfast (nothing hot). The bathroom was a bit on the small side..but private beach and walking distance to Kennebunkport was wonderful!... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Four of us (2 couples) stopped at the Seaside for the first night of a 5 night drive to Bar Harbor and back from Boston Logan Airport (easy flight from Richmond, VA!). At first glance we were not impressed, as many of the hotels we drove past were much nicer and newer from the outside. However, we loved the old... More 

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We stayed in an ocean view room on the second floor. The room was large and well appointed. We learned that it had recently been redecorated and it was lovely. One of our criticisms was of the bathroom which had not been redecorated. While very clean it was in need of updating, The wall paper was hanging off the walls,... More 

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seasidekennebunk, Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. You are correct some of the wallpaper seams in that room have become loose but the paper is not hanging off the wall. We do have to wait until the winter to wallpaper the rooms since we havent had an empty night since May. I did go out to look at the stairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Loved this place, room was very large and comfortable. Staff was great, always friendly. Breakfast in a quaint room with fresh muffins everyday. View was unobstructed, and you would walk right down to the beach which is private. Washer and Dryer available. Although they say you can walk to Dock Square, it was a little far for me, but the... More 

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy your enjoyed your stay at The Seaside Inn. We are located 7/10th of mile from the Port and could be long for some. But once you arrive at the Inn it is nice a quiet and you don't have the crowd of the Port. Thank you very much and we hope to see you again. More 

Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We have been staying at the Seaside Inn for many years. You can't beat it for location. Even though the beach alongside the hotel is now part of the public beach, it is always much less crowded than farther down where people can pay for a parking space. The staff at the inn is great. They treat you as a... More 

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry it took a while to respond to your review. With the nice weather we have continued to be very busy. Thank you so much for your kind remarks and we truly are happy that you enjoy your stays. We are hoping to make some improvements in the near future and look forward to seeing you come... More 

Granby, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Put aside the photos that depict the inn right on the water. Not true. For the high price ($360 a night in summer) of a sea side room, you will have about a 5-minute walk, over the brow of a hill, to the beach. If you want to spend less money, take a room in the back of the building,... More 

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you like our location. It is true that we have 30 yards of lawn between us and the dune. We are not like an oceanfront hotel down south where we are located on the sand. We have a dune and lawn to protect us from the storms. We are the only hotel located on the beach without... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Best beach access in Kennebunk beach but boy do you pay for it. They have no significant competition and do not try very hard . At these prices , the included breakfast is ok at best. The rooms on the first floor are very tired and are in serious need of an upgrade. The bathrooms are tiny and a through... More 

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