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8 Old Fort Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Ranked #12 of 27 Kennebunkport B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Scaradale, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice stay at the Ivy Cottage (a 3-bedroom house on the Old Fort Inn property managed by the Inn). The house was nicely appointed and spotlessly clean. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. They gave us great advice on things to see and do. The house is located in a quiet residential neighborhood away from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed just one night, on our way through Maine to our coastal summer cabin. This little B and B is owned by a larger inn down the road, the Arundel inn, where we has a sumptuous breakfast. Our room was spacious, and the bed was just perfect-- firm but not hard. Enjoyed a free cocktail and a game of... More

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Portland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Gloucestershire
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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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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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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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29 helpful votes 29 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

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Address: 8 Old Fort Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
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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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