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Colony Hotel

140 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago IL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2009

We had a large, ocean view room with a walk-in closet. It's a historic (vintage) hotel. The pool is really nice and we took the dog down to the beach with us too. Breakfast was decent. Most of the staff were VERY friendly and helpful. We had a great experience but if you don't like dogs - do not stay... More

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westchester county ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

I usually do not write reviews however The Colony Hotel exceeded our expectations so much that I must share the experience with others - great value ($149/night), everything about this establishment was outstanding including the service staff, saltwater pool, private beach , gorgeous views of the ocean, stately and well-maintainted property (circa 1912), proximity to town (walking distance to all),... More

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Glen Oaks, New Jersey
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27 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2009

First let me say that I fell in love with The Colony and Kennebunkport in general, so all the Pros far outweighed the Cons. The only problem with The Colony Hotel is the aloof, complaisant staff who make sure you know the place runs for their pleasure and not yours. There are some exceptions- the front desk staff was nice... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2009

Stayed here non-consecutive nights on a Maine trip where we made no reservations; last-minute $170 rate at The Colony was lowest in town. First night was an ocean/pool view room that was very hot and loud, though we got a kick out of the late night nude swimmers who thought they were going unseen. Second night was in Gallard House,... More

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virginia
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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

I thought it was elegant, stately, and entertaining without being stuffy. there was alot to do with children - putting green, shuffleboard, bikes - ( no child carriers or kids sizes) with a beach right across the street - I loved our room - a historic room - suite - spacious for our family of 5 - 3 kids in... More

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2009

Great place to stay. We stopped in at the last minute and got a great rate. The views can't be beat, the location is great, the breakfast is included and amazing. I didn't hear any barking dogs, as others have mentioned. Great experience.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

Fantastic old colonial on the ocean in quaint and historic Kennebunkport, Maine very very classy with great service and location. Very easy walks to town and entertainment no need fo buses or driving. Great views of the water of course!

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MD
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

We did rent the last room available, for a party of three, they were the only hotel to accomodate us at 7:30 pm. I found KBPT is more for couples than a party of three (should have gone to Ogunquit). Anyway, we stayed in the main house, the "limited view" means a view of the parking lot, beeping, honking and... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2009

I stayed there with my husband and our preteen daughter. This is the second year we stayed for the July 4th weekend. Last year was very nice, so we decided that this would become a yearly tradition. What I now figure is that last year must have been a fluke, because the price had drastically increased this year (almost $500... More

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NYC, NY
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2009

Just returned from our second trip to the Colony. We had stayed previously about three years ago. It was nice then, but has really improved! The service was better, the place seemed spruced up, and the views are still gorgeous. Who would not enjoy lounging by the heated salt water pool or sipping a drink on the veranda? We travel... More

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Also Known As:
Colony Hotel Kennebunkport
Colony Hotel Maine
Colony Hotel Kennebunkport, Maine
Address: 140 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Kennebunkport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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