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White Barn Inn

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Having visited to the White Barn Restaurant for dinners and brunches many times before, I can truly say that special occasions are where "the Barn" elevates its shine. We celebrated a big family milestone this past weekend and there is no other place that would have made it as special. The meal and staff were so wonderful and gracious and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We have reviewed the restaurant (dinner) separately, which was a 5 star experience and quite recommened. We had read about the White Barn Inn, and had high expectations. For the most part they were met, but they just are lacking a bit of polish. It is not quite as rustic as we thought. It lies on a busy street (we... More

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Sydney, Australia
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

What a lovely quiet Relais Chateu - always feels like coming home when we book into one as they are so comfortable and beautifully furnished and service is generous and elegant - this one is no exception.  Ideally located Clare to the town and a walk to the seashore, but far enough away from the madding crowd to be quiet... More

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My wife and I chose the White Barn Inn to celebrate our 20th anniversary. Everything about it exceeded our expectations. The garden room had the charm we were looking for, the staff were extremely attentive and friendly, the restaurant is what you would expect in a 5-star and was simply amazing, and the location was perfect. We spent most of... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I was casting about for a place to celebrate without having to hop on a plane, etc. My wonderful neighbor suggested the White Barn Inn, highly recommending it as both an inn and a restaurant. We are so grateful... We were able to get the autumn package, which included dinner for the two nights we were there. So glad we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We loved the White Barn Inn - and this is why: The fabulous location: Situated between the coast and the town of Kennebunkport - and close to both - the hotel is perfectly positioned for those who prefer to explore the area by foot rather than jump in the car! Kennebunkport is pretty, with plenty of shops, boutiques, cafes and... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed in room 9 in the main house, very small in the eaves of the building, should have only been a single rather than double. The house policy is that if you eat in the main restaurant as opposed to the Bistro (more about this later) you must wear a jacket I don't take jackets on holiday as I... More

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

Dear Donkey3653, I would like to take a moment to thank you for your helpful and insightful feedback. We certainly understand many of your points and want to express that we take all reviews very seriously and evaluate how we can improve our standard of service going forward. Our restaurant openly and proudly offers a dress code requirement in order... More

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and I spent a couple of nights at the White Barn Inn. We stayed at the Tern cottage on the wharf approx. two tenths of a mile from the main building. The cottage is located just inside the gate securing the property from the adjoining neighborhood. This cottage does not have a dedicated parking spot so we had... More

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

Dear Therealtruth22, Thank you very much for sharing your positive thoughts about your White Barn Inn lodging experience and especially for your comment that our “staff was very professional and accommodating.” It is gratifying and reassuring to know that our hospitality team successfully met your discerning expectations, despite the several regrettable, yet atypical, missteps cited in your review of the... More

Houston
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237 reviews 237 reviews
91 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I think the White Barn Inn is terrific!! It is a hidden sanctuary off the main road but close enough to walk to the beach or Dock Square. Very romantic, accommodating, private and elegant. We stayed in early October when the leaves are changing. Each room gets a treat and split of champagne. We stayed in the... More

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Livingston, Montana
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were on a 2 week driving trip from Boston thru the Andirondacks, VT, NH, ME and back down the coast to Boston. We stayed at all 4 star rated B&B's, resorts and country Inns, and except for the White Barn Inn were pretty happy with the accomodations and meals. At the White Barn we were in a 3rd floor... More

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

Dear Jim W, We are sorry to hear that you were unable to enjoy your time with us at The White Barn Inn. As you can imagine, we are concerned with the points you have brought up. The Junior Suite that you had reserved is in our history May’s Annex building, which predates the civil war and is over 170... More

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Address: 37 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 27
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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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