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The Breakwater Inn and Spa

127 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Ranked #17 of 27 Kennebunkport B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Morganville, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sorry to say the the Breakwater Inn and Spa does not live up to its name. The hotel rooms while spacious had very small bathroom and vanity area. The massage was good my wife said but they offered nothing in the way of real spa services other than a Nice locker room. The steam room in both locker rooms where... More

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My sweetheart and I came across The Breakwater by mistake and we are so grateful we did. This quaint Inn in Kennebunkport appeared to be off the beaten track of the busy downtown. The view was second to anything we have ever seen anywhere. We had dinner that night and the food was fabulous. The room we so comfortable we... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews 82 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to be greeted by a very attentive and friendly staff member. Our room was very large for an Inn. It seemed even larger since it was sparsely furnished. We had a water view. The room was very clean. The bathroom was small and only partially updated. But that didn't matter to us. Each morning we were greeted by... More

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable and clean facilities. Modern amenities. Stayed with husband and 3 children (ages 13, 10, 7). There are two buildings, we stayed in the Spa building which seems to be newer. Loved that they had complementary bikes (adult size only), beach chairs and towels and canoes for our use. Made for a great weekend trip. We also took advantage of... More

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Montreal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in Kennebunkport a few times and decided to try a different hotel for this visit. We booked online through their own website and not through one of the many travel discount sites. I can best describe the experience at the Breakwater Inn & Spa as a man who had one hand in the oven and... More

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Guayaquil
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is outstanding, with a inclibed lawn leading to the main canal into the port, us the place ti sit and see all the water activity of the city. Very good bar and dining hall, very courteous staff and nicely appointed rooms. Try to get a first floor room with a terrace, the view and afternoon sun make it... More

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Spent 3 days celebrating my 77th birthday at the Breakwater. Beautiful location, right on the river, short walk to town, beautiful hike to the Bush Estate. Room large with micro and refrig. Large window view of river. Towels and toiletries top quality. Staff friendly and extremely helpful.. Overall didn't want to depart from this property. A top flight experience. Looking... More

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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116 reviews 116 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My family and I stayed here for 1 night with a Jetsetter deal. We loved the location of this Inn and the view from our room was amazing. We loved sitting in our room and just watched the boats go by. Our room was large and perfect for the 4 of us. We would most definitely stay here again. It... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have stayed in the Kennebunkport area many times so we were familiar with the Inn. Our usual hotel did not have any rooms we were interested in for the Memorial Day weekend so we decided to give this inn a try. We were not disappointed. From the reservation to check-out the staff made everything smooth sailing. When I called... More

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LOWELL MA
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were traveling to the area over the Memorial Day weekend for a family funeral, and only wanted to stay one night. It was impossible to find anything that did not have a minimum stay requirement. I found this Inn on the Chamber of Commerce website, and they were so accommodating. The Inn itself is lovely, updated nicely with plenty... More

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Additional Information about The Breakwater Inn and Spa

Address: 127 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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The Breakwater Hotel Kennebunkport
The Breakwater Inn And Spa Kennebunkport, Maine

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the 1880's, The Breakwater Inn & Spa is one of the most historic Kennebunkport hotels and inns with all the modern hotel comforts, located right on the Kennebunk River waterfront. Experience our chic water view inn rooms, cottages or spa rooms as you indulge in exclusive signature spa treatments in our luxury spa complex. Delight in innovative cuisine at Stripers Waterside Restaurant, taking pleasure in the freshest seafood, lobster and shellfish from the New England Maine Coast. ... more   less 
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