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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Anne H York, Maine
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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York, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently completed a Cape Cod tour and visit with friends in Maine so extended our New England visit with a return trip to the Kennebunk area. We were delighted with our choice of the Waldo Emerson Inn for its location, convenien, yet away from the crowds of Kennebunkport. The grounds and interior were beautiful. Innkeepers, John and Kathy, we're... More

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Washington, D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We have stayed in several B&Bs, but this one is definitely near the top of my list. All of the guest rooms in the Waldo Emerson Inn have a victorian feel to them with antique furnishings, and some have large working fireplaces. We stayed in the Red Room, and I absolutely loved the flowered wallpaper. The room was exceptionally clean... More

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Pros-On the main drag on way to town. Nice quilt store attached, managed by owner. Con's- Old, tired, and worn. House was converted into B&B with absolutely no eye for the detail. Cheap materials, poorly fitted, poorly crafted. Wall paper 75 years old. Last dusted in 1965. Fibber McGee and Molly may have been filmed there in 1940. No one... More

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We loved the hospitality of the proprietors and enjoyed the quiet, quaint shabby-chic decor of the bed and breakfast. We slept like babies and breakfasted like kings. A great jumping off location to see the area. we took advantage of the beach parking passes, towels and beach chairs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay at the Waldo Emerson Inn in Kennebunk, Maine. We give it an A plus for history and hospitality and appreciated being a few miles from the crowds in Kennebunkport. The innkeepers were most attentive to our needs and even found us a place to pick blueberries. As former history teachers we loved staying in... More

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New London, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed in the Waldo Room, and it was perfect for my husband, myself and our son! The Inn is charming, with lots of history. Kathy was so helpful in showing us places to visit and telling us about the house. John was so great with our son (who did not want to leave!). The Inn is only 2.5 miles... 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*
Number of rooms: 4
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