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8 Old Fort Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Ranked #11 of 27 Kennebunkport B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Canes72 Massachusetts
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When connecting via mobile phone or tablets. My phone got connected for awhile and gets disconnected even though there is enough signal from the router. I suggest that they should have the router fixed or checked. It was a great place indeed. Quiet and tranquil. Food was so-so. The rooms were great though.

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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Fort Inn is a gem in Kennebunkport! We received a complimentary upgrade to the suite. This was wonderful. It was great enjoying the views from Cape Arundel Inn. Loved the happy hour on the porch and the great breakfasts at Ocean Restaurant. We didn't receive champagne upon arrival as others guests wrote about. Also, the website states a butler's... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cape Arundel/Old Fort Inn was absolutely amazing. I cherished every second. Sitting on the porch having a glass of wine in the evening, enjoying the heated pool over noon and the beautiful views of the ocean. The hotel was quaint and quiet. The staff was helpful and very attentive. If we weren't coming back with kids next, we would be... More

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New Orleans, LA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

All was cozy and friendly. Stayed in the gate house in a small but nice and comfortable room. Nice breakfast and perfect location. Be prepared to climb stairs with you suitcases if you book late like we did. Oh well, we needed the exercise anyway!

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39 reviews 39 reviews
39 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We were booked to stay at this property as part of a 3 week tour of New England. On arrival the initial welcome was warm and the lounge looked cosy and inviting. Sadly this was all we got to see!! Despite having paperwork confirming our booking and having paid through “Maine City Tours” we got to see!! Via a Booking... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

My daughter, daughter-in-law, and I stayed for one night at the lodge and couldn't have been more pleased! We were greeted by Barbara who was so kind and helpful and told us to make ourselves at home. We had the entire first floor to ourselves, which included a warm fire in the fireplace and cozy seating. As we had stopped... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My girlfriend and I spent 2 nights last weekend at the old fort inn. Neither of us had been to Kennebunkport and wanted a relaxing, quiet weekend with a few things to do. Old fort inn was great for this. We stayed in the king grand room. The room was spacey, immaculately clean, and had a nice mix of modern... More

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coconut grove
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77 reviews 77 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

What a lovely place - nice rooms - pleasant people all was really fine and then came the breakfast. Cheerios, cornflakes, plastic bread, old fruit. Really very poor and not at all the quality one would expect of such an elegant and beautiful place. If they get this detail worked out I would go back'

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fortinn, General Manager at Old Fort Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing The Old Fort Inn. We’re sorry that you did not like our breakfast. We do provide a hot menu item and fresh muffins or pastry along with a continental breakfast every morning. We will take your comments, along with others, and use them as we plan for the next season. As we get the “details” worked... More

Lawrenceville, Georgia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It is in the heart of Kennebunk and convenient to all the sights. The room was lovely and the grounds lovely. I liked it but I got a great deal so otherwise I don't think I could afford too many nights there...

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fortinn, General Manager at Old Fort Inn, responded to this review

We’re glad that you had a lovely time at the Old Fort Inn and that you’ve taken the time to write a review. We are proud of our convenient, yet quiet setting and hope that you’ll be able to return here in the near future. More

Saugus, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This is a very well managed, clean and relaxing property. Staff is excellent, and location is in a quiet peaceful residential area, minutes from the main road to town. Although it is residentially located, it is isolated from neighboring properties. It is a great location for a group to get away to. We traveled in the fall, and I can... More

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Address: 8 Old Fort Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Old Fort Hotel Kennebunkport
Old Fort Inn Kennebunkport, Maine

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One of Kennebunkport, Maine's exceptional secret treasures. The unique combination of yesterday's charm and today's conveniences entice many guests to return to the Inn year after year and recommend it to friends. The Old Fort Inn features individually decorated rooms with first class amenities(Cable TV, A/C, telephone, high speed internet and an in-room refreshment bar), complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, heated pool, and a lounge that is ideal for relaxing and socializing. The Old Fort Inn is settled in a residential area which allows us to be conveniently located just a few blocks from the ocean and 1.5 miles from Dock Square. ... more   less 
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