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Lodge on the Cove

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   29 South Main Street, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Ranked #8 of 27 Kennebunkport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our recent three night stay at the Lodge was fine. That's about all I can say, which is sad for a place that is so expensive. Its best feature was the absolute cleanliness of our rooms. We also liked the reasonably priced, good quality food at the Dory snack bar by the pool. The staff was accommodating. Location was great... More

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Sisterbay716, I am sorry to hear that you were not fully satisfied with your stay at the lodge on the cove. You are correct in stating that we are located on a tidal cove; we do not advertise or state that we are located on the ocean or beach. The cove is a small recess off the Kennebunk River... More

Salem, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I got away for a weekend without the kids the end of June and stayed at the Lodge on the Cove for the first time. The room was very good, clean, quite, comfortable, nicely decorated and appreciated the refrigerator. Enjoyed coffee on our small deck w/ 2 chairs out front. The people at the front desk were... More

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a nice weekend getaway! Thank you so much for providing feedback on our café. The weekend you stayed was definitely a learning experience so we appreciate you trying it out with us. We have made some great improvements as it was a learning process for us. I will let the Front Desk staff know your kind... More

Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was nicely renovated and had a beachy modern feel to it. Our room was very comfortable and beautifully decorated with original artwork from a local artist. We enjoyed the free continental breakfast every morning. A short walk to town, the Lodge on the cove is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to everything... More

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear GenGarden, Thank you for the lovely review and taking the time to honor us with your words. Our Chef had a smile from ear to ear when I passed along your compliment on his Jerk Chicken Wings; they are his favorite menu item to make. Thank you for noticing the beautiful artwork that David Allen painted for us. He... More

Camden, Maine
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
39 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...if you have a groovy pool, retro bar and generally lovely accessories. We stayed in the Bayberry Suite and LOVED it. Who knew IKEA items could be thrown together so artfully? Great beds, cute kitchenette, microwave and small fridge, good bathroom. Privacy also. The motel look has been jujjed up to produce an airy retreat. It faces a tidal pool... More

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear am10, I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay. Our Bayberry Suite is situated in a great location on property closest to the tidal cove; very peaceful. Our breakfast that is included is a great start to your day, a few offerings that are just enough to get you going to get out on the town or water. Soon we... More

Galway, New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean rooms, super soft pillow and comfy beds, attentive, friendly staff. Family Friendly. The continental breakfast was fresh. The bartender was very nice. The pool was chilly but the kids stayed in for hours anyway. Played some ping pong and corn hole. Close and convenient drive to downtown. Thanks for having us!

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear ColleenM88, Thank you for staying with us, it was our pleasure. We are a great family friendly location and I’m glad that you and your kids got a chance to enjoy the heated pool and our lawn games. I will pass along the compliments to the bartender as well as the rest of the staff. It is nice to... More

London, UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

This place was our perfect Maine Coast family retreat. Our Bayberry room was nicely designed and well thought through, the space just worked for 2 adults 2 kids. The whole property is sparkling and newly done up in great, modern taste. Our favourite place was the Lodge - a lounge-like space overlooking the pool, bright and sunny during the day... More

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Saki_London, I’m happy to hear that we were your perfect location for your family retreat. I agree with you, that Bayberry does have a nice location for families as it is conveniently located near the cove side pool and the lodge. I am sorry that you were disappointed about the lodge closing at 8pm. We unfortunately do not have... More

Boston, MA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Old motor lodge recently renovated with a hipster vibe. Fun lounge, amazing lobster sliders and yummy drinks. Rooms were small, but clean and lodge in biking distance to many things (easy ride to downtown Kennebunkport shops). Very friendly staff, great value for the price.

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Heather B, Sounds like you had a relaxing time while you were staying with us. Our property was just completely renovated last season; thank you for noticing our accomplishment. Our cruiser bicycles are a nice way to quickly get you to town to enjoy the local food, drinks, and shopping. I agree that The Dory’s Lobster Sliders are amazing... More

Zaltbommel, Netherlands
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Just all around great. Rooms were good, clean and nicely decorated. Bathrooms good. Service great everywhere. Pool was nice, even if the Maine weather was still a little chilly. Kids were cycling on the 'compound' without any problem. Nice to find something with a modern touch in quaint Kennebunkport, and affordable too. Will recommend.

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear guru-adjong, We appreciate you writing such lovely things about the lodge on the cove. It was quite the chilly start to our week, crossing our fingers it warms up quickly. Glad that you enjoyed our heated pool and braved the outside temperatures. What a pleasure to watch our guests enjoying the bikes with huge smiles on their faces; it... More

1 review
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Stayed two days to run the Maine Coast marathon, Sat 5/10/14 and Sun 5/11/14 overlapping with Mother's Day weekend. The friendly staff also surprised me with a takeaway breakfast on the eve of marathon day (I had to leave very early to get to the 6:00 AM shuttle bus in Biddeford). Very good room service and full (Monday) breakfast even... More

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Vittorio M, It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us during an important weekend for you. We are so proud of you for your accomplishment of finishing your marathon. It was so enjoyable talking with you and being a part of your weekend. Can't wait to see you for next year's marathon at the lodge on the... More

Pacifica, California
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
20 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We happened upon this Lodge as we drove through town and were so pleased. The staff were delightful, and so helpful in helping us pick a dinner restaurant. The renovation is lovely, and we really liked both the location and the rooms. We would definitely return on our next visit.

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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Sallyern, Thank you for taking the time to share the wonderful experience that you had with us at the Lodge on the Cove. We, too, are glad that you happened upon us. We are located in a quiet area that feels secluded but is still very close to town to walk or enjoy a nice bike ride. I'm glad... More

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Address: 29 South Main Street, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Lodge on the Cove 3*
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Also Known As:
Village Cove Hotel Kennebunkport
Lodge On The Cove Kennebunkport, Maine

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The Lodge on the Cove offers a modern and light hearted approach to the quintessential relaxed Maine experience. This newly furbished classic motor lodge is nestled on a wooded cove in Kennebunkport with a relaxed, yet refined, feel. The Lodge offers a vibrant mix of vintage, classic and contemporary furnishings, bold patterns and an upbeat color palette. It is a combination of natural elements, nautically inspired accents and local art that together bring an organic and eclectic Maine vibe. The Lodge will be the hub of activity with check in, lobby and a poolside bar – the perfect place for relaxing and soaking up the fresh Maine air. Onsite bar and restaurant, The Dory, will offer a wide array of fresh cocktails along with simple and delicious light fare. Glass doors open up to the pool deck creating a spacious area for games, gathering, dining or to simply just laze about. Welcoming and unassuming, The Lodge on the Cove is a happy place to visit, perfect for multi-generational travel, couples and young families. ... more   less 
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