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Colony Hotel

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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Newmanstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

We traveled to Maine with a teenaged daughter. We decided to stay in this resort because of its history. After reading some reviews I thought this place would be run down and worn out. It was not. If you are looking for a young place with a lot of action, do not go here. This place is laid back and... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

We stayed here for one night with our 3 children. The hotel is an old, restored hotel. Very quaint and decorated New England. I found a hair in my bathroom when we arrived and there was mold all around the tub (ugh) and there is no A/C in the hotel. These were the negatives. The positives were the breakfast was... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

This is the second time I've stayed at the Colony, and I enjoyed it just as much as the first. I stayed in the east house, which is a small building across the street from the main hotel. While the east house doesn't have the same character and charm as the main hotel, I requested it because the rooms are... More 

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Ojai, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

Absolutely enchanting Hotel with the most beautiful rooms.This almost 100 year old Hotel is in wonderful condition and meticously maintained.The staff is is friendly and very professional.The views are unmatched.Every bit worth the price.Not just a place to stay ,but a truely memorable experince.

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Reading, Pa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

On July 19, 2011 my wife and I checked into the hotel around 7:00PM. We were staying in the "EAST HOUSE" which is located about 200 feet from the main lobby. The Hotel employees are housed along the left side of the parking lot in the front of the Hotel property (near the EAST HOUSE). Five male employees were hanging... More 

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ColonyHotel_2, General Manager at Colony Hotel, responded to this review

We apologize if the employee disturbance of the early evening on July 19 was troubling to any of our guests. The incident has been investigated and determined to be a mutual disagreement between employees that have been co-workers for years. Although it seemed grave at the time no one was seriously injured. The issues that lead to this situation were... More 

New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

The Colony is good for young families, seniors and those who would not consider going anywhere without Fido. The Pros: Excellent oceanfront location situated on a high bluff, large wrap-around porch with beautiful views, generous buffet breakfast, large swimming pool, courteous staff and beautiful gardens which open to some nice walking paths. The Cons: Guest rooms in the main building... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

Either you get this place or you don't. Extremely dog friendly, plenty of cocktails and plaid shorts. Comfy rooms with old fashioned wall-paper, some don't have air conditioning or TV, but with the ocean breezes and activities, you don't really need a/c or TV. Gorgeous views, access to a nice beach, beautiful pool. Friendly staff, friendly guests, close to town,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011 via mobile

I have been coming to this environmentally and pet-friendly hotel with my family for years, primarily because we travel with our dog. It is located in a prime spot, near beaches & town. It is clean, and the staff is friendly and accommodating, plus buffet breakfast is included with the room. Will continue to stay here in the future.

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82 reviews 82 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

Stayed here recently for two nights, a wonderful experience. Our oceanfront room was large and impeccably clean, the staff eager to please and friendly. You won't be disappointed with the quality of this hotel.

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West Pittston, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2011

Every year we register at the front desk at The Colony Hotel we feel we are stepping back in time. She is a beautiful old hotel that has aged with class and grace. The spectacular ocean view from the spacious back porch is breathtaking and the heated saltwater outdoor pool is a must. We can't say enough about the wonderful... 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
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Kennebunkport
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kennebunkport

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