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Colony Hotel

140 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Colony is a beautiful, old fashioned resort style hotel. The highlight of the property is the wraparound porch where you can spend time enjoying the stunning view while reading, having a drink, or people watching. You are within walking distance of more views of the water and a few restaurants. The lobby and the hotel restaurant were also worth... More 

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51 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I stayed with my pooch for the last weekend of the season which turned out to be 'Dog Lovers Weekend'. The hotel staff could not have been more friendly, generously accommodating 2 legged and 4 legged guests alike. A schedule of fun packed events provided for a fun weekend, so much so that I booked again for next year. My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed here about 2 weeks ago with a tour group. It is very charming & pretty well kept. Our room was a nice size with a large closet you could walk in to. The bathroom wasn't very big but clean. The bed & pillows were awesome!! Plus we had a window that looked right out onto... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had a most enjoyable overnight stay at the Colony en route from New York to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. This is a fine old hotel that reminds one of bygone days. It is now slightly past its prime and the room that we enjoyed did not have A/C, a television, a fridge or tea/coffee-making facilities, but hey, what... More 

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Monrovia, Alabama, United States
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14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our tour group had dinner here and it was unforgettable. We had lemon crusted haddock with seasoned rice and shaved vegetable medley. Ask to meet the new assistant pastry chef; she is an utter delight. We were served pie made from low-bush, wild Maine blueberries. Scrumptious! The servers are extremely attentive. The historical setting is engaging.

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Rosseau, Ontario
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27 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed here for three nights, and I really wish we could have stayed longer. The hotel is beautiful, a grand old building overlooking the ocean, with a flower-filled courtyard descending to the beach. Each night, at dusk, they released beautiful glowing lanterns. The people were top-notch, from the desk staff to the gift shop to the housekeeping personnel. Our... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A gem that really is well maintained with real old world charm. How many hotels still have real keys? Our room overlooked the pool area and the open ocean. It was exceptionally clean and the bed was "so very comfortable". Wallpaper was of vintage design and a full bath. No TV in the room but not necessary for our needs.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Colony is a beautiful hotel, there's no doubt about it. I've stayed there years ago and my husband and I returned this month to find that they are celebrating their 100 year anniversary. The hotel has beautiful views of the ocean and the grounds of the hotel are lovely. There is a little mini golf course, a large porch... More 

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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21 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I returned here after two years. Stayed in the east house which has tv and a/c. The room is large and comfortable with two queen beds, a table with two arm chairs and two other chairs available. The bathroom is dated but very user friendly for two women. The retsaurant is good and the view is priceless. I personally found... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed at the Colony for 3 nights. What i will tell you is it is a very beautiful Hotel with a ton of History. Its has a Nice pool overlooking the ocean and a nice putting green. It felt very High End and Classy so what i was disappointed with a few things. For one our room did not... More 

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Address: 140 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Colony Hotel Kennebunkport, Maine
Colony Hotel Maine
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#2 Family Hotel in Kennebunkport
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kennebunkport

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