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Bufflehead Cove Inn

20 Bufflehead Cove Lane, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Dracut, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Perfection! Away from noise, but just minutes from kennybunkport. Great food, great shops. Breakfast in your room if you prefer. The staff is fantastic. Will make reservations, etc. Very clean and very comfortable. It's quite magical. Let your cares melt away. We spent our 40th Anniversary there and couldn't ask for better. They made it very special. Turn down bed... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Lorraine, We enjoyed meeting you and your husband. We are so thankful for people like him who served for our country.... especially for such a difficult time. Thank you for your complements and also for sending back the key and the small gift for Wyatt. Somehow he used up all the stickers but they are not all on the... More 

Boston, Ma
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86 reviews 86 reviews
31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My annual birthday "surprise" was perfection as usual. We stayed in the River Cottage which offers seclusion and all the other amenities one would expect at a five star resort but with only six rooms! Thank you Erin for your hospitality and for making my birthday special.

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello SweeneyBoston, Erin is the one who should write this but it's me you get! I am the one who responds to reviews. We love having you two here for the surprise that isn't a surprise. You two are special. Erin is in total agreement with that. Have a good winter and be well, Harriet More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed at the Bufflehead Cove two weekends ago for our baby moon and 5 year wedding anniversary. This was our first visit to Maine--my husband and I grew up watching the movie "Sarah, Plain and Tall" and had felt a romantic draw to discover it on our own as adults. The forecast for the weekend was rain, rain, rain... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hi Delice, this is a lovely review and I also really like the photos you sent but have not yet figured out how to get them on Bufflehead cove's web page. Erin will be here tomorrow and hopefully he can figure it out. I saw the photo of the 5 month look and it looks great. Good luck and be... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

So many good things to say about this place that I don't really know where to begin. Such a beautiful location nestled in the woods along the riverbank. The owners/hosts, Harriet and Erin, couldn't have been more welcoming and accommodating. My wife and I very much enjoyed our stay there, and look to return in the near future. Breakfast each... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gary M, Thanks for the reminder of how nice it was to sit out on our front porch in October. Believe me, no one is sitting out there now.. brrrr. We have even had one snow storm since you left. Oddly we have not had a frost so there are still some trees with leaves and color and some... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We we're fortunate enough to spend 3 nights at this lovely inn. Due to demand we were unable to book our 1st choice of room but the room that we did have (the Cove Room) did not disappoint - it was comfortable, cosy and had a fantastic view. It was lovely getting a chance to meet the other guests in... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello from Bufflehead Cove, thank you for the nice review. It is such a pleasure to know that a guest has enjoyed our inn and the area. I am sorry it has taken me a few weeks to thank you. We are also glad you liked the Cove room and appreciate the complements of the other rooms you saw. Come... More 

Dieppe, France
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

With a beautiful location off the beaten track, this is a first-class inn. From the moment we were welcomed by the charming Erin and Harriet this turned out to be a memorable experience. Very comfortable room, excellent varied breakfasts and a relaxed unstuffy atmosphere. Every little detail is just right. We stayed in the Cove room which was huge, with... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello from Maine! Thank you for your nice review. It's a pleasure to have guests who appreciate what we do here at Bufflehead Cove. Erin and I enjoyed meeting you both and are glad your exploring around southern Maine was fun. It's an interesting state. We hope you return to the USA someday soon and that we get to see... More 

Covington, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We absolutely loved our stay at Bufflehead Cove Inn!! The atmosphere was so welcoming and friendly...it truly was like being surrounded by family. Erin is fabulous and extremely helpful and Harriet was so welcoming the day we arrived. The breakfasts were so delicious and the wine and cheese in the afternoons was the perfect way to wind down after a... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa E, We enjoyed your visit and are pleased that you enjoyed being here. We do have a wonderful group of guests who come back every year and once the weather gets cooler, more people sit in by the fire and get to know one and other. It's a long way to Maine from Louisiana but hopefully you... More 

Worksop, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We booked 2 nights at Bufflehead Cove before flying home to the UK following a 2 week trip around northern Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. From the moment we turned off the main road and meandered up the lane I knew we'd made the right choice. The inn is right on the river, we turned up around 4:30pm and were... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

I remember the three of us standing out there watching the silly ducks. I dread the day a guest with a possible duck phobia arrives at feeding time. Luckily the feedings only happen in the early morning and then late afternoon. I loved all your descriptions of your room and the inn. Thank you for the kind words and I... More 

cumbria
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We loved this B & B on our first visit to Maine 3 years ago, and had to stop here again, on this holiday. We booked the Garden Room and found it to be everything we expected, from this great inn. Erin and Harriet are great hosts and go out of their way to make you stay enjoyable. The inn... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Anthornbob, I apologize for delaying in responding to your nice review. I think the colder fall days are slowing me down! Thank you so much for your comments. I am glad you like the Garden room. It's our only room that doesn't have a water view, but it's privacy is nice. Please don't wait another 3 years before you... More 

Bellevue, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed at the Bufflehead 14 years ago and felt it was 5 stars. Our stay in September confirmed our rating. Our room was large and had all the amenities. We enjoyed sitting on the porch watching the fishermen and boaters. Breakfast was gourmet. Wish we could have stayed more than one night.

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hi PPaul2, Please don't wait another 14 years to revisit Bufflehead! We enjoyed having you here again and thank you for the complements. We always hope that we are providing a 5 star experience for our guests. Thank you for saying we succeeded. Warm regards from Maine, Harriet More 

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Address: 20 Bufflehead Cove Lane, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
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Number of rooms: 6
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