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Colony Hotel

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140 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They have a great old style pool to sit around or swim. The breakfast is nice. Not sure why they charge so much for what use to be army barracks. No view of water, but its a short walk to Ocean Ave. Clean and quiet. Again, why do they charge so much???

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new york
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know if management has changed but the prices sure have. We love the location, the convenience of the restaurants, the grill and overlooked the shortcomings because it was moderately priced when we started coming here. In just three short years the price for our room at the same time each year - the same room has gone up... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm writing this review after reading so many others and though The Colony gets many wonderful reviews, some just don't get it. The Colony is a massive hotel originally built in the 19th century and re-built in the early 1900's. The locals and staff boast of the history of The Colony. You can take a tour with a guide that... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We've stayed at the Colony Hotel twice, and I hope to stay there many more times! It is a throwback to another time. It is very clean, the breakfast are wonderful, the setting is beautiful. You don't miss the. TV.

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

No TV or AC in the main building rooms, sans AC avoid August! Nice old trip to the past, but in too many ways. GREAT old building, and I'm sure just too much to update it. Last of it's kind on the area, the others are long gone.

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Naples, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This hotel is within walking distance to everything in town and close to the beach. We love the old hotels and this has to be one of the best. Our teenage daughter didn't even mind that there was no TV or A/C! That's a big WOW! The beds were very comfortable, service was extraordinary and the breakfast was everything you... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I just wrote a glowing and magnificent review of the Colony Hotel and then realized that I had submitted it under the Colony Restaurant. Please, please go to my review written on Jan. 4,2015 and see how special, beautiful and charming it is to stay at the Colony. It is worth the effort of switching to the restaurant reviews to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

My husband I and stayed for a long weekend for a wedding we were attending. What a beautiful old hotel, the porch and pool had lovely views of the ocean and were so welcoming. Our room was on the third floor and was comfortable, and quiet. The rooms do not have TVs or AC, but there was a fan in... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Chicago, Illinois
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202 reviews 202 reviews
50 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 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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