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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Little Palms rooms - everything was bright and whimsical! I loved it. No matter how many times I walked up or down the stairs or sat in the dining area I saw more little details I had missed the first time - there are pictures and art everywhere. Owner Rick (and his dog Lola) were both...

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

thanks nikole and tony...pittsburg rocks...truely a pleasure to host great guest....happy holidays...rick

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been staying here again and again for the last 5 years. Rick and Ali consistently provide Awsome hospitality! Clean, private, quiet, and unique. This B&B is a 5 minute walk over the bridge to Downtown Lewis. We love staying here because we can walk (or ride their bikes) over for dinner and have drinks and not worry about driving back!

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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here last weekend and we loved it! This was our first time staying in Delaware and this was the perfect place! I am rather picky when choosing places to stay, but we definitely chose the right place. The rooms were clean, the bed was extremely comfortable. We stayed in Islamorada, a corner room with a...

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

thanks rachel...we are grateful to be located in lewes which attract the best guess...it was a pleasure to host you and your husband...looking forward to seeing you both in the future....rick

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Reviewed October 19, 2016

Brilliant B&B full of an eclectic mix or artworks. Free drinks and snacks and cake. Rick the owner couldn't have been more helpful and cooks a mean breakfast. Free wine and beer. Quiet location within 5 minutes walking distance of town. Big comfy room with everything you could need for a relaxing stay, whatever the weather. Close to Henlopen park...

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thanks,we our the backdrop...the guest and lewes are the memories...and we host the best visitors...you

Joppa, Maryland
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This was our third stay at Blue Water House. Already booked for 2017!! We love everything about this B&B. Like to stay in the Key Lime room which includes an awesome deck area. Perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine. Rick and staff are so friendly and attentive. Breakfast is always delicious. Would recommend booking at The Blue Water...

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pennsylvania
Reviewed September 24, 2016

The Blue Water House is one of the most eclectic, interesting, relaxing locations where we have stayed. The location is perfect. Our corner room (The Key Lime Room) was clean, spacious, uniquely decorated and charming. It opened to a porch that wraps around the building, but each room has its own access and it feels very private. Our host was...

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Emmaus, PA
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Rick and friends run a great B and B in Lewes. I have stayed in many B and B's throughout the US, but I consider the Blue Water House the most friendly, the least pretentious, the least stuffy, and the most laid-back and accommodating of all. It is also definitely the most unique for many reasons. This B and B...

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate our guests feedback, and strive every day to give each and every one, a comfortable and relaxing experience! Hope to see you again in the future! Rick and Lola

Reviewed September 21, 2016

This is a very interesting and enjoyable place to stay, while in Lewes, Delaware! Each room has it's own character! Our room, The Islamorado, has a spacious balcony with a swing and bistro set! This was our first bed & breakfast stay, and we are sure it will be the best! Rick, the owner, is very cordial, and friendly! We...

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, and for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate all of our guests, and are happy to host such wonderful people such as yourselves! Hope to see you again soon! Rick and Lola

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed September 18, 2016

My hubby and I just returned from a long weekend trip to Lewes. This was our first time staying in Lewes as we generally stay in Bethany but Lewes has much more quaint and calm atmosphere. The Blue Water House was fun - very eclectic decor. Lots of color, cute rooms and great service. Our host Rick was friendly and...

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Thank you so much for staying with us, and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! We are so lucky to get such wonderful guests, such as yourselves, and appreciate all the feedback! We hope to see you again in the future! Rick and Lola

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Just loved this place ! The room was spacious , comfortable and beautifully decorated in 'key west ' style with a balcony equipped with a hammock style swing seat and comfy chairs 😊Rick, the owner is charming and eager to make one's stay as pleasant as possible . Breakfast is great and I will definitely be back often 😊

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Water House in Lewes, DE is a casual beach bed & breakfast a short walk from the beautiful Delaware Bay beaches. Make our house your next stop today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Water House

Address: 407 E Market St, Lewes, DE 19958-1122
Location: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Price Range: $125 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Blue Water House Hotel Lewes
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“rooms at front the best with better view”
  • No traffic and view over the wood next door
  • Everywhere full of artwork
 of 5 bubbles thesticks, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Check out rooms on website.”
 of 5 bubbles sandersl2014, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“We liked the Key Lime room.”
 of 5 bubbles Peppercat1, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“corner room with balcony would be our recommendation”
 of 5 bubbles grmm3, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“We loved the third floor, the corner room offered nice breezes and roomy balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles Moeandbob2, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
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