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Franciscan Guest House

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26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
Franciscan Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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albuquerque, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my family as a kid during the Lithuanian Ateitis week and my review is somewhat biased in that this place puts me in touch with dear childhood memories. However, now as an adult, the place has not changed much which is a good thing, yet I can appreciate it so much more. The location is the... More 

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6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This property is very unusual, & not for everyone. It came recommended by a family member who stayed there. The location is great, about a mile to a very nice beach, and less than a mile to downtown. The staff was very friendly, and the grounds are beautiful. The building is dated, but does the job. We lucked-out by getting... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I have stayed at the Guest House 2 or 3 times a year for over 10 years and enjoy our experience more each time we go. We also bring people with us and they are very happy to have found a treasure like the Franciscan Guest House. We feel great to be able to recommend the Guest... More 

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Randolph, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A hidden gem,,,,walking the grounds is relaxing, spiritual and refreshing. The location is near the beach and downtown ( walk to both)..The Room is simple,perfect and affordable. The staff are friendly. A remarkable place to visit and will make sure to return in the future

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Macon, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I was traveling the coast of Maine with my two sisters, one brother and my mother. At the Francisican we were able to get a three bedroom, one bathroom, one living room combo so we could all stay together. This was a great option for us and was also VERY affordable considering the other area hotels that I checked. The... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I stayed at the Franciscan Guest House for a weekend getaway, specifically in the Kretinga upstairs suite. I was surprised at the poor repair of the rooms - patches of rug missing, unfinished walls, burns in the duvets. The breakfast was decent, plenty of breads and cereals but the proteins in the form of cold cuts and egg casseroles were... More 

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is one of the best finds in Maine. It is so clean and you feel so relaxed just walking around the grounds. You are in between the beach and the shopping. Will definitely go back. You get the best bang for your buck there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It is a beautiful place. People are very kind there. I love going. I am excited to go again in November. I've been coming here ever since I was young. This place is a awesome place to meet new people or even to relax. You're not far from the beach at all. If you never been here before place give... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Most of the area in and around Kennebunk is very pricy. This quiet bed and breakfast is centrally located and makes traveling in and around the Kennebunk area very easy. The rates are very competitive and the rooms meet most needs. The breakfast offered is simple and the accommodations wont blow you out of the water but thats not the... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Did not stay here but spent an hour wandering around the grounds. They have some beautiful shrines set amongst lovely gardens. The chapel has some very nice stained glass windows. Worth a visit. One sad thing... some of the relics which were behind glass have been stolen. Couldn't believe that someone would do that.

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