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26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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Franciscan Guest House
Ranked #6 of 7 Hotels in Kennebunk
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  • 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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Macon, Georgia, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

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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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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193 reviews 193 reviews
34 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Best place in the Kennebunks for access to the ocean, river, town, restaurants. Salt water pool, delicious breakfasts, acres of beautiful grounds, privacy (no maid service), and friendly staff make this the best buy anywhere. No fancy Victorian furnishings, but AC and cable TV provide all the comfort needed for a beach vacation.

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Fairfax, VA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The Franciscan Guest House accommodations are a hybrid cottage-type/motel room model. It is modest so if you want the Ritz look elsewhere. But it is terrific and has the best of both worlds: serene, quiet lodging nestled in the grounds of a monastery (an added value for us Catholics) yet within walking distance of the vibrant, bustling Dock Square of... More

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Monument, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

There's not much to say about a guest house that I am assuming used to be some sort of church grounds. Our room was opposite the "gym" with a monastery down the street and crosses on the walls through out the building. The staff were all nice and accommodating (we checked in at 10:30pm) and there was a basic breakfast... More

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Tolland, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A little dated but such a great value I can overlook it. Inexpensive, clean, beach passes available for a rediculously low cost, inexpensive breakfast and dinner available as well. Great location - walking distance to Gooch's Beach and the Port. I've stayed here with my family twice in the past few years and will definitely come back.

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Additional Information about Franciscan Guest House

Address: 26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 65
Also Known As:
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Franciscan Hotel Kennebunk
Franciscan Guest House Kennebunk, Maine

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