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White Barn Inn

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37 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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98 reviews 98 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed here twice. Its a couples getaway inn. It has a little pool to relax by or in. I like the use of their bikes for town and beach. Little pricey for no water views, but its a very nice place to stay. The restaurant is President George Bush's favorite place or so I'm told. This place is... More 

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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Wonderful welcome, fabulous food and good service. We stayed in one of the arts and crafts style cottages just away from the main site - on the edge of the dock overlooking the water. Lovely room with plenty of American oak, open fire. The bathroom was in the classic older American style - with shower over shallow low sided tub.... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We've read about the white barn inn in various travel magazines, so when we moved to Maine, we resolved to stay there. The opportunity came this winter when we had family visiting. We had two junior suites, one with modern decor, the other, traditional. Large rooms yet cozy. Our room had a wood fireplace which we lit just before going... More 

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Laconia, New Hampshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My wife and I stayed in late February, in Garden Room 1 which is in a separate annex across from the main building. The room is quite spacious and has a gas fireplace, separate bathroom with walk-in rain shower (which I wanted to take home) and a large picture window looking out at woods. We were delighted to see our... More 

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New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Winter in Kennebunkport is lovely and we were looking forward to a great weekend in Maine and the famous White Barn. Expecting a world-class experience given its posh Relais & Chateaux status and sterling reputation, we left feeling, well...just okay. The location is perfect and the decor in the public spaces was beautiful if a bit dated but the balance... More 

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Key West, Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
58 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Call us crazy storm chasers. I wanted to see a major snowstorm, so we came up at the last minute for the blizzard. We stayed at the White Barn 8 years ago and had good memories, so we wanted to come back. Booked the Friendship Cottage down on the wharf, utterly charming and fantastic views of the river and marina... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I had wanted to stay here for a while but couldn't stomach the high season price tag. We booked for a weekend after New Years when the prices were significantly cheaper. We were not disappointed. The amenities (including the coffee/tea time & breakfast in the morning) were delightful. We dined in the restaurant for dinner which was... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

I have been so lucky to stay at the White Barn Inn and have a fantastic dinner to follow. If you are looking for a special night to celebrate a birthday,anniversary or any occasion this is the place for you. Dinner is the ultimate experience

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

At first look I wanted to give the white barn an incredible review. The grounds are beautifully kept even after summer is over. We decided October would be a great month to come and visit Maine (it is!) but you don't want to stay here. My husband and I have stayed at one other relais and chateaux and we expected... More 

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WBIInnkeeper, General Manager at White Barn Inn, responded to this review

Dear Cwent, Let me first say that I have taken your critique and comments extremely seriously and have discussed your review in great detail with my management team and service staff. We are startled and concerned by the experience you had at The White Barn Inn, and we are continuing to investigate thoroughly. It should go without saying that we... More 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is our third time staying at the WBI. We had a queen room on the second floor of the main house. Everything was terrific from the time we checked in until we had to leave. The staff is more than accommodating. When I returned from a run they not only had my room key for me, but a bottle... More 

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