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The Cape Porpoise Motel

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

We have been having a guy's weekend in Kennebunkport for a number of years. In years past we had stayed in a private residence, but it had recently been sold. Based in the reviews, we booked into this property. The excellent reviews were spot on. The owners, John and Debra couldn't have been nicer. The rooms, while modest were immaculate....

Thank Philip G
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed October 4, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at the Cape Porpoise Motel. We were travelling with our newborn baby and my parents and it was a very comfortable stay. The owners are exceptionally hospitable and friendly, without being pushy. The room was very clean and had everything we needed including a fridge and a microwave. The breakfast spread was amazing, a really...

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Reviewed September 14, 2016

It was a pleasure to stay at John & Debra in Cape Porpoise. The rooms were clean and the Hosts are friedly. It feels like visiting grandma and grandpa. The breakfast is great for a start in a sunny day at the coast.

Thank Jonas F
south carolina
Reviewed September 10, 2016

While the Cape Porpoise Motel does not offer anything fancy, it does offer Clean Rooms, along with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere, in a peaceful and quiet locale just minutes from downtown Kennebunkport. This is a small family managed property, and the hosts ( John & Deb) go out of their way to make certain that their guests feel welcomed. A...

Thank roofman19
Boston, MA
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Spent two nights here while attending a family reunion. It was recommended by a friend. What a nice surprise. It's set up like a little motel from the 50s or 60s but felt like a B & B. Room 7 wasn't huge but had two full beds, one of which was ticked in a little nook so we weren't on...

Thank lambermom
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed August 13, 2016

A slender strip of rooms framed by flower boxes overflowing along the sleepy veranda lies on your right as you pull right up to the door of this cozy motel. No schelping through a lobby or standing in line as the owner greets you with a handshake that says you've just checked in. The simple rooms are fresh and spotless...

Thank tucker5871
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We can't put into words how amazing this place is! We brought our bicycles and used them for our transportation while in Kennebunkport. So close to everything but just far enough away to enjoy the peacefulness of sitting on the front lawn. The owners, Jon and Deb, feel like old friends and were the most gracious hosts. We came with...

Thank sovacay
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed July 19, 2016

This motel has lived a long life, BUT our room had new carpet, new tile in bathroom, modern and clean bathtub, a good-sized mini fridge, comfortable beds, and air conditioning. There's something sweet about this place. The fact that the owner, John, is so kind, thoughtful, friendly, and helpful seals the deal!

Thank Montaine2
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 18, 2015

It's rare to find an independent motel these days, and when you do, you're always wondering what you'll find when you get into your room. There's absolutely nothing to worry about here. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. It's very basic, but that shouldn't turn you away, as the friendliness of the owners, the incredible baked goods, and the...

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Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Perfectly located between Kennebunkport and goose rocks beach, owners John and Debra are the best! Great homemade goodies for breakfast every morning, this is my second time back. I would highly recommend this motel to anyone.

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Additional Information about The Cape Porpoise Motel

Address: 12 Mills Rd., PO Box 7218, Cape Porpoise, ME 04014
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Cape Porpoise
Price Range: $40 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Speak directly with the owners & explain your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles roofman19, Sep 10, 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms are in a strip. We were on one end and it was quiet. There's a larger unit separate from the motel strip.”
 of 5 bubbles lambermom, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“We had the room on the end which gives you an extra window but also the sound of the occasional car.”
 of 5 bubbles tucker5871, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same, include fridge and coffee maker. Clean, attractive and simply furnished.”
 of 5 bubbles ricewings, Jul 23, 2013 | Read review
“Look at the Cape Porpoise Motel site and choose a standard room, kitchenette or apartment that is right for you. No deception here-what you see is what you get (in every case, a clean, comfortable lodging experience).”
 of 5 bubbles RJT117, May 25, 2013 | Read review
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