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Bufflehead Cove Inn

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20 Bufflehead Cove Lane, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
Bufflehead Cove Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This has been our third stay at bufflehead cove and like always we truly enjoyed ourselves. They are located on a private road and the setting is serene. This was our summer vacation before our baby arrives. Me and my husband were both able to relax and take our minds off everything else. The family that runs the b&b are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from our second visit to Bufflehead Cove and hope to return again! Beautiful inn - exquisitely maintained - very accommodating and friendly staff makes sure that you enjoy your stay!! Amazingly delicious breakfasts too!

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

Hello, We never get tired of hearing complements! thank you so much. It was a pleasure having you visit again. Have a great summer and come see us again soon. Warm regards, Harriet More 

Onset, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very brief stay here, celebrating our wedding anniversary. Unfortunately, I was not feeling well so we didn't get to explore the Inn much or really enjoy the porch and grounds, but I wanted to share that the Inn is very lovely and the staff are quite friendly. Since I was room-bound on our check-out morning, my husband... More 

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

Hello Pam S, What a shame that you were sick while you were here. I am glad that you enjoyed your breakfast and our location. I am pleased also that you liked the ducks. I get a bit nervous at check in when they all come up for their dinner and there are ducks meeting our guests in the driveway.... More 

Smyrna, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here many many times over the years. It is our very favorite B and B, and we have stayed at a lot of them all over the country. We stayed in the Garden Room this year as my husband cannot go up and down stairs very much. We are so thankful that there is ground floor room... More 

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

Hi MLJ, Your husband is so tall that maybe going upstairs in the inn would be a bad thing... has he never hit his head in the stairway? I am glad the Garden room worked well for you. It is always a pleasure to see you both and I really appreciate your taking time to write another nice review. Thanks... More 

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Bufflehead Cove Inn for our 10 year anniversary. The Inn was amazing! We stayed in the Balcony room which was cozy and had a beautiful view. The Inn keepers were friendly, helpful, and very knowledgeable about the area. If you are looking for a quiet,romantic getaway I would highly recommend Bufflehead Cove.

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

Hi Rebecca B, We are glad you chose us for your 10th wedding anniversary in early June. We enjoyed meeting you both and thank you so much for the kind words. The Balcony room is one of my favorites because I love the view of the river. We hope you come visit again and wish you many, many more years... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful stay in a truly cozy and nice place. The hosts are all absolutely friendly and will make you feeling like home. Enjoyed the breakfastso much! Quiet but close enough to shops and city. Didnt want to leave.

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

Sometimes I know who wrote the review but other times I can't guess. Nevertheless, your review is appreciated and very nice. It is absolutely a pleasure to hear that our guests enjoyed their visit. Please do return soon, Harriet Gott More 

Wynantskill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I first became aware of Bufflehead during a kayak excursion below the Inn last year. We were impressed by the serene location, but also close to the center of Kennebunkport. We were not disappointed with our stay in "Hideaway". Perfect hosts, wonderful accommodations and a place to which we will most definitely return.

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

Hello Bill, Thank you for the nice review. I always appreciate people taking the time to do that and of course, it is always a pleasure when the review is positive. I am glad that you both enjoyed the Hideaway. We enjoyed your company and hope we do see you again sometime in the future. Have a great summer, Harriet More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I first visited the Bufflehead Cove two years ago on our honeymoon and loved every second of our stay. Our first thought for our babymoon was the Bufflehead. This place is a little slice of heaven on earth. The inn and it's staff welcome you with open arms and hugs you for your entire stay. The location... More 

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

Hello Mike Y, Wow, this review was done quickly, you just left! We enjoyed having you visit again and hope that you may be able to get away sometime in the future to return to Bufflehead. I know your life will be very busy soon. I love the comment...."...gourmet quality belly busting treats..." Great words and a good description of... More 

Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great spot, an amazing view, tucked away down a winding road, breakfast was AMAZING both mornings. Owners were super nice and helpful. Wine and cheese upon arrival, local menus available to look through and they made our reservation for us. It was the perfect getaway! Highly recommend.

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

Thank you KWoods13. We love to hear that our guests enjoyed their visit to Bufflehead and that we did a good job of making your visit a happy one. That is really, really important to us. I loved all your kind words and do hope you come back to see us soon. Warm regards from Maine, Harriet More 

Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on our honeymoon and it was fantastic. Stayed in the Hideaway and could not be more pleased. Not as much publicity as some others in town, which is great because it was quiet. A lot of locals weren't even sure where it was. Breakfast was great every morning and the hospitality of staff was off the charts. Will... More 

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

Thank you Robby B, Erin, Helena and all of us here at the Bufflehead wish you two years and years of happiness. Yes, we are very hidden away from the rest of the world and hopefully that is a plus in this busy world. We enjoyed your visit and hope you spend some anniversaries here at Bufflehead Cove. Warm regards,... More 

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