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Waldo Emerson Inn Bed and Breakfast

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108 Summer Street, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Suffield, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Inn keepers John and Kathy are very lovely people. They were warm and welcoming as well as Waldo their puppy dog. The house and room was warm, cozy and loaded with history. Kathy gave us the historical tour which we found extremely fascinating and we enjoyed the period correct furnishings along with original flooring, windows and hardware. We enjoyed a... More 

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Gardner, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My husband and I did a weekend getaway for our anniversary/Christmas gift to ourselves. We enjoyed the weekend of Christmas Prelude festivities. John and Kathy were warm and welcoming. The tour of the house and the history of it was a great addition to our stay. The house is cozy and comfortable. With working fireplaces and decorated beautifully for the... More 

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Braintree
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My husband and I just stayed at this B&B for a little getaway before our 4th child arrives. It was just what we needed. Kathy and John made us feel welcomed and special. Very friendly, warm and sweet:) Looking forward to spending another weekend there in the future. Thank you Kathy and John!

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South Pomfret, Vermont
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The Inn is a lovely historic house, with nice grounds and a gift shop. It is conveniently located between Kennebunk and Kennebunkport. Both towns are just a couple of miles away and are interesting to browse around, with unique shops and excellent restaurants. The beds are comfy and each has a beautiful handmade quilt. The owners are friendly and prepare... More 

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Perry, Georgia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Waldo Emerson Inn. Host and hostess, John and Kathy, were very friendly and inviting. John provided us with a very informative and interesting tour of the historic home, in addition to answering questions and providing guidance in directing us to nearby restaurants and other attractions. Waldo, the four-legged ring leader,... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

My husband I just got back from a really nice anniversary weekend in Kennebunkport! We really enjoyed our stay at the Waldo Emerson Inn. This historic house is beautiful, and the rooms are very clean and cozy. We stayed upstairs in the Captains Quarters room… It's on the 3rd floor and you share a bathroom with the owners, but it... More 

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York, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I loved this B&B - the nicest we have stayed in. Breakfast was excellent - comparable to a nice restaurant.Our lovely bedroom was roomy and immaculate and the bed very comfortable. What a lovely house - tastefully decorated - the ambiance quiet and restful. The innkeepers, Kathy and John were friendly and hospitable. We would gladly recommend... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Breakfasts by John are superb. However keys are not provided to lock rooms. The inn is a lovely 18th century building. Homemade granola is great-- pricey to get the recipe however. Very quiet and rooms are well equipped.

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Harrison, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This enchanting Inn is the perfect place to get away from today's stress-filled world. The owners Kathy and John are perfect hosts; they are friendly, professional and they put TLC in everything they do. They are very knowledgeable about sight seeing, restaurants and shopping. Never before have my fiance' and I set the alarm (while on vacation) so as not... More 

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Hitchin, UK
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This a time-warp. We were welcomed into a kitchen straight out of a 1940's film set (why wasn't James Stewart sitting there?), were given a short tour, and then to our room (The Yellow Room - it's more red than yellow but Kathy said they'd already gotten a Red Room so called it yellow...). The whole place is creaky, old,... More 

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