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21 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Ranked #11 of 27 Kennebunkport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
ChathamTom Chatham, Massachusetts
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chatham, Massachusetts
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105 reviews 105 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Reserved parking, large room, comfortable bed, great shower, great restaurant, attentive staff and a superb location, the Boathouse is definitely worth a return visit. The main feature of the free continental breakfast was quiche, spinach one day and Lorraine the next; it was quite good. The large bed had steps to get up into it and once there you did... More

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear ChathamTom, Thank you for your review and pointing out all of the wonderful things that we love about our hotel as well. The beds are wonderful! Full enough that you sink into them but not so soft that your back may hurt in the morning. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to... More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice smaller hotel property located in the center of things in Kennebunkport. Nice size room and bath. Very friendly staff. Excellent happy hours at the balcony bar. Really liked that they had a parking space reserved with our name when we arrived at 3pm. Too bad the room wasn't ready until almost 4.

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Les38117, Thank you for staying with us at the Boathouse Hotel. I am thrilled that once you were able to get into your room that you were comfortable and enjoyed it. I am glad that you were able to enjoy happy hour while housekeeping worked very hard to make your room perfect for you. I hope that the next... More

Bayville, New Jersey
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135 reviews 135 reviews
8 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived we had a problem w our big truck parking but the 2 valet guys worked it all out for us, we had the best room in the house #201 overlooking the marina , from both sides of the hotel, we had 2 balconys, we divided to eat at the hotel , since it was 945pm. Lobster bisque... More

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Jank1959, Thank you for staying with us at the Boathouse and for joining us at David's KPT as well. You did have a wonderful room. 201 is our largest harbor room and easily the most requested room at the property. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy the balconies as well. Sincerely, Mindy More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We showed up very early, and soaking wet from a bike ride using the bikes provided by the Kennebunkport Inn (another hotel from this resort chain). The concierge was gracious enough to get us into a room early- and even upgraded us to a nicer room. She also offered us a few glasses of prosecco. Our room was modern and... More

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear AlyssaCl, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We love being able to provide our in coming guests with Prosecco. We find it to be a nice touch to welcome you to your home away from home, while in Kennebunkport. I am glad that you were able to take advantage of Hotels... More

New York City
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third stay in one of the hotels owned by the same group - hidden Pond, Grand Hotel and Boathouse. We had two rooms in the main building. Both rooms were comfortable, and well-appointed. Beds and linen were nice. Bathroom is pretty, but could do without the frosted glass door that doesn't quite close. Go up to the... More

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Fontaine, Thank you for your review. Being apart of the Kennebunkport Resort Collection allows us the opportunity to provide our guests with extra added amenities. The Cape Arundel Inn's Old Fort Estate has a beautiful heated lap pool that is available to our adult guests, the Lodge on the Cove offers a family friendly pool for the kids to... More

Knoxville, Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is quite awesome in most every way. It is above a great restaurant (David's) and at a marina in Kennebunkport. The rooms are bright, spacious, modern with great amenities such as Keurig, wonderful toiletries, and many rooms have water views. The staff is pleasant and very service oriented. The location is perfect to walk to restaurants, shops, etc.... More

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Lisamadcat, Thank you for your review. Thank you for letting us know during your stay and upon check out of the noise that you had experienced. This room was always one of our quietest and it is again. There was a pipe in the boiler room that needed to be repositioned and now the noise is now longer heard... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a frequent visitor to Kennebunkport, I was looking forward to trying a new place to stay. I wanted to love this place, but it just didn’t blow me away. We stayed in a Wharf Side room - the rooms were nice a well appointed. They are a bit small, but that wasn’t a problem for us and we weren’t... More

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Phoenix
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Boathouse and we loved it. As other reviews have indicated, the decor is classy and contemporary. The staff is extremely accommodating and service was superb. We only had lunch at the restaurant and it was good. The breakfast included was excellent but we are not big breakfast eaters and it fit well with... More

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear JoeAz, Thank you for your review! I am so glad that you loved your upgrade and the time that you spent in Kennebunkport. Being able to upgrade guests, when we have the availability, is one of the best parts of our job at the front desk. Thank you for the kind words about our staff. I will be sure... More

Marblehead, MA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Boathouse is smack dab in the middle of town which makes it easy to get around. You have a reserved parking space so you can come and go without difficulty. The breakfast is included but nothing special. In fact, if I had to pay I would skip it. However, we enjoyed the free whoopie pie and chocolate cookies. Good... More

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Greyrider, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed staying in our newly renovated Wharfside rooms! The Wharfside rooms are in the perfect location if you like to be in the heart of everything Kennebunkport. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to... More

boston, ma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Boathouse. We have stayed a couple of times and the place is top notch. The rooms are classy and the decor is great, so when we book a stay for two nights this week, we thought we were covered. Not the case. Apparently, the Boathouse has renovated some rooms off site, and above shops next door. We... More

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GrandHotelManager, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Jends23, Thank you for taking the time to review the Boathouse Hotel. The Wharfside building has guest rooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors that are accessed by stairs only. Even though it is a newly renovated building with brand new carpet, textured wall coverings, cuddle down bedding, flat screen tvs and brand new bathrooms with glass shower doors,... More

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Address: 21 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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