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Waldo Emerson Inn Bed and Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   108 Summer Street, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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Ranked #6 of 15 Kennebunk B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ashland A Ashland, Massachusetts
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Ashland, Massachusetts
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96 reviews 96 reviews
5 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic Inn is like staying at a relatives house. The owners are very nice and accomodating. Like any historical location, the rooms are overwhelmingly outdated - but in a good way. A nice breakfast experience with all the guest sitting together at one table. The inn included addition perks such as beach pass, beach chairs, bikes, etc.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I spent two days here and were really happy we did. Not a single thing to do differently. Immaculate grounds, beautiful old house, spacious room well appointed, LOVELY owners, helpful advice on ways to enjoy the area (including some "local" tips), proximity to everything, WONDERFUL dog, comfortable bed, etc., etc., etc.,. This place was great. We will... More

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Boston, MA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The inn is nice. Owners are really nice people and try to make it an experience. The place has rich history and it shows on every wall. It is not run down but I guess squeaky uneven floors and abundance of flowery decor is part of the attraction. Breakfast was good and served with care. It seems to be customary... More

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The inn is nice and the staff are very kind. The distance from town makes everything a bicycle or car ride away and there is much more to see in Kennebunk or Portland than on the road close to the house. Overall the home felt a little worn and not as clean as it maybe it once did. The food... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had a lovely, restful stay an the B&B. The Inn is historic, immaculately clean and in a beautiful setting. We felt welcome from the moment we arrived. The Innkeeper, the help and Waldo the dog, each contributed to our happy, restful time.

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Noel, Missouri
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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The inn was very nice, breakfast was real good. Loved Waldo the dog. Everything was clean, neat. Wish we had more time for the visit. We were there the 1st week of June and was afraid it would be wall to wall people. In talking to area merchants the busy season is July 4th thru end of Oct. They said... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed overnight in May 2014 for a nearby event. Loved the historic charm of this Inn and was fascinated hearing a bit of it's history upon arrival. The hosts were gracious and friendly and made a delicious breakfast. Waldo the dog was well behaved and very sweet. The room was clean with everything you would need overnight. I will be... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

If you are looking for a very historic B&B, this is the place to go. The inn is well kept and the innkeepers are very freindly and helpful. The 3 course breakfast was also excellent. Will we go back? Yes, ABSOLUTELY. Tom and LuAnn

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My husband and I went away for a New Year's Eve weekend. My sister-in-law had given us a gift card that we wanted to use towards our stay. The innkeepers were friendly enough but definitely overbearing, as another review noted in their line of questioning. We actively tried to avoid them after the first day, although not easy when we... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I called on the phone and got a reservation for 12/14/13, booking a specific room for a certain price. I later learned that the price was well above both rack rates and rates on their own website. I stuck to it having been led to believe the town was sold out (it wasn't, my mistake) We arrived and were escorted... More

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Address: 108 Summer Street, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Waldo Emerson Inn Bed and Breakfast 3*
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Waldo Emerson Inn Bed And Breakfast Kennebunk, Maine

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Waldo Emerson Inn is a colonial style inn listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A restored shipbuilder's manse located next to the Kennebunk river with all the latest amenities including working fireplaces for a relaxing romantic getaway. Let us pamper you with our terrific Dutch breakfast and afternoon tea in the Inn's historic parlor or in the shade of our large oak trees. ... more   less 
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