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White Barn Inn

37 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Kennebunk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visit Kennebunkport frequently from North Carolina and have stayed at most all of the resorts. We had never stayed here but had heard and read great things so we spent 2 of our 7 nights in Kennebunkport at the White Barn. What a complete disappointment. At almost 900.00 a night I expect Ritz Carlton level service, but our experience... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had the nine course chefs tasting menu with wine pairings. Awesome. Don't eat all day before you go. The atmosphere was great with a pianist roving a nice background. The service was perfect. The entire experience was unforgettable.

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new York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the White Barn Inn every year at Prelude(a special holiday celebration to kick off the season). I have struggled to write a review for this hotel because no words could convey the warmth, beauty and elegance at the barn. It is the perfect balance of classic and cozy. Every room, every common area, every picture and painting... More

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new york
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Kennebunkport for a quick weekend getaway and had the best time at this inn. The room was beautifully decorated, loved the fireplace and the hot tub. The Inn offered a lot of different services, one of them being a couples massage. It was great! Would definitely go back.

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Providence, Rhode Island
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a 2 day package getaway for our anniversary. 1 night included dinner .Quaint old room with a touch of class. Felt like we were in France. Only downside. We had Friday dinner reservations, every night was booked. Billy Joel was there Saturday night. We felt bad for him because the piano player was playing his songs. Other... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have the pleasure of staying in one of the cottages - the location was just perfect so private an quiet and right on the Kennebunk river, talk about views! The cottage was more than we hoped for. The bathroom is huge with a true soaking tub, shower for 2 and great lighting! The sitting area has a beautiful stone... More

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Armonk, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The location of this hotel could not be better - we walked to both the beach and into the town of Kennebunkport which were amazing. The hotel itself is expensive and seems to enjoy its Relais and Chateau status, but having stayed at 2 other R & C properties this summer, this one does not compare. The room was run... More

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

Dear Nicole S, We are most grateful for your kind comments about our location. We are, however, very sorry that you did not enjoy the White Barn Inn and that we failed to me your expectations. The hotel offers a number of different room decors and configurations; and I would encourage you, please, to contact me in future so that... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We booked this hotel as part of a trip to celebrate my birthday ( a momentus one!) and it was the only one which disappointed. We certainly received real American hospitality from others but here we were given Room 9 which must (at least I hope) be the smallest and most ill-equipped in the hotel. On arrival there was a... More

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

Dear Lesley Dick, Thank you very much for sharing your honest observations about your visit with us in a Traditional Room at The White Barn Inn, followed by a complimentary upgrade to one of the Inn's Junior Suites. While it is customary and standard operating procedure to offer an upgrade for an additional fee, the $100.00 upgrade fee alluded to... More

Great Neck, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

How do you define perfection? The White Barn Inn in Kennebunk might be it! from the time I called and spoke to Katie to make my reservation until the time we departed the parking lot after a two night stay- all was just so well done. At first we were not going to stay here because the web site had... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had a truly amazing stay. Upscale property in every way with a bed and breakfast feel. The location was perfect - close to everything but not directly where the crowds are. The staff were all friendly and helpful.

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Address: 37 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Also Known As:
White Barn Hotel Kennebunk
The White Barn Inn Kennebunkport Me
Maine White Barn Inn
White Barn Inn Kennebunk, Maine

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Kennebunkport--jewel in the crown of the Maine Coastline, perfect for your own ideal stay. The White Barn Inn (a member of the prestigious Relais et Chateaux) offers sumptuous guestrooms that boast true luxury and comfort. Surrender to our full spa experiences… energize and beautify as our Spa Director creates your personal revitalization. And experience the only AAA 5-Diamond, Forbes 5-Star restaurant north of New York City. Your stay includes complimentary continental breakfast daily. The setting is unique, encompassing two restored barns from the 1820’s. Here savor the rich flavors of New England and coastal Maine. Your White Barn Inn experience will bring everlasting, fine memories. ... more   less 
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