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21 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Ranked #11 of 25 Kennebunkport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
cog123 North Conway, New Hampshire
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  • Location
    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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    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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North Conway, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for the first time at The Boathouse last weekend. Upon arrival we found no one at the front desk and couldn't park b/c the lot was full. After approx. 15 minutes a very nice gentleman came to the desk to assist us. He and another attendant had a difficult time trying to find parking, but... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading great reviews about this venue, we just arrived in our "Wharfside" room. Ugh. No view to speak of ... Other than the Rooftops of neighboring buildings. Room is clean but tiny. Very disappointing so far. Let's see what the weekend brings....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a hotel. This is heaven. We could have been happy if we never went back out during our 11-day stay at The Boathouse. We got a very warm welcome from Mindy, the General Manager, and as we checked in she asked if we needed dinner reservations or anything else. We opened the door to Room 212 and... More

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Wayne, New Jersey
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154 reviews 154 reviews
14 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had eaten at David's KPT restaurant several times in the past and enjoyed the ambiance as well as the food. With that as background, I had filed away in my mind The Boathouse for any future visit to Kennebunkport. Simply stated, it was a great experience. Our room, above the restaurant, was wonderful. Impressive design, beautiful decor, and lovely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great find this hotel was! Great location near Dock Square and walking distance to all the cute shops. How welcoming it was to have my name printed out and attached to a cone to secure my parking spot! Staff helpful and accommodating. There's a beautiful view of the harbor from the restaurant. The room was sparkling clean, bed... More

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

Dear PhotoWalks, Thank you for staying with us! I remember meeting you during your stay and am so happy that you enjoyed your time with us at the Boathouse. Your photo of the bridge is beautiful as I am sure the ones from the rooftop deck are as well! I hope the next time you are here in Kennebunkport you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a chance on this hotel and we are happy we did! Every aspect of our stay was fabulous...staff, food, drinks, restaurant aosphere, rooms, comfy beds, fab shower...you name it, all GREAT!! Looking forward to returning.

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

Dear Cynpell, We are really glad you took a chance on us too! It was lovely having your stay with us. We hope that you will return soon! Sincerely, Mindy More

Montgomery, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was well appointed and beautiful. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Slight mixup on billing and Marcelle did an excellent job of rectifying. This is not a full service hotel and is not advertised as such. There will be no room service or doorman but this in no way detracts from the experience at the hotel. I thought... More

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

Dear Susan4232014, Thank you for your great review and for staying with us! We appreciate all reviews from our guests, good or bad. The only way that we are able to grow and offer the best guest experience is to know exactly what our guests want. I appreciate you taking the time to tell us that you enjoyed everything! Sincerely,... More

New York, NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, the hotel room and balcony were very nice. Great view off the balcony. Great location right in town. We took bikes out for the day from their sister property, The Kennebunkport Inn. We also stopped at Old Fort Inn for a swim, another sister property. It was nice to be able to use all these things. I didn't like... More

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

Dear Brooke P, Thank you for telling us about your stay. I am happy that you were able to take advantage of the amenities available to you at our sister properties. The Old Fort Estate's pool area is beautiful and tranquil and makes a perfect place for a quick bite for lunch or a tasty drink in the afternoon. I... More

Boston, Ma
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76 reviews 76 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed three nights in room 212 which I believe is called the Admiral Suite. The room is located at the top of the stairs in a corner with a large deck overlooking the river. The view was gorgeous and the deck is the most privately located of all the rooms. Several reviewers have commented about breakfast. We were extremely... More

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

Dear SweeneyBoston_MA, Thank you for your review. The Admiral Suite is such a beautiful room! I am very excited that you had the opportunity to stay there. Thank you for your kind words about our complimentary continental breakfast. We will actually be changing that soon. David's KPT has decided to open to the public for breakfast. We will no longer... More

Marina del Rey, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I did a Maine road trip as our honeymoon. For our first two nights we picked the colony in Kennebunkport because the Boathouse had no pool. After a horrible first night at The Colony we called the Boathouse and they rescued us. 20 minutes after I had made our reservations we arrived way before check in time;... More

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

Dear Rachel M, Thank you for staying with us! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Boathouse, and I am sorry that the hotel that you moved from was not a great experience. Our collection of hotels really has a lot to offer. Our sister properties have pools and restaurants and are... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 12
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