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Marlborough, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Especially good for Catholic families. Great location (easy walking distance to Kennebunkport and to the beaches). Rooms are spartan and dated, but clean. People are very nice and accommodating. Breakfast cannot be beat (free cereal/breads, coffee and juice, $4 for hot breakfast). They offer daily Mass and the celebrants were all very reverent, and we heard some very good homilies.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are simple but good. The grounds are amazing. Best to walk to downtown and avoid driving. Kennebunk...wonderful! Pleasant little bay with boat trips. The warf is full of restaurants plus a micro brewery...

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Wilson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a trip with my Dad. We were looking for something affordable and found this place online. We were happy with the price and accommodations. This place is simple--no frills or luxury. If you're looking for a cushy bed and breakfast then go elsewhere and pay more. If you just need a quiet place to lay your head, then... More 

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Yanceyville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are very simple. I stayed for 3 nights. The grounds are beautiful and the pool is large and convenient. Breakfast was continental with a large variety of things. I felt very safe here. Lot of people I met have stayed here for years. For what I needed, this was the place. If you are looking for luxury go... More 

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Haskell, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

room was clean and comfortable, the staff was very friendly and helpful, great breakfast was included. walking distance to dock square was convienent. beautiful grounds with a hiking trail that goes along the river

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Dallas, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure of what to expect. The price was good for the area and time of year, but the rooms were very outdated. Our room was clean. Staff was nice and they had breakfast. I don't regret our stay, but I may go elsewhere in the future.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Great people and amazing location. Good family vacation spot. Food (breakfast and dinner) are really nice and there is a great place to play outdoor games and go on walks. Church is very nice and daily mass is a plus.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The place is a bit outdated, but the room we stayed in was very clean, with the basic necessities and inexpensive. Breakfast was more than just continental included in the price. If one wanted hot meal options, it was $3.00 extra. Even so, the breakfast was generous as opposed to what is served as 'continental breakfast' at more expensive hotels... More 

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Seaford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The staff was very friendly and my room (which included a small refrigerator and a flat screen TV with a good selection of cable channels) was clean. A continental breakfast is included with the room price, and for a few additional dollars (4), you can get hot food. The heart of the Kennebunk town is just a five-minute walk from... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The Franciscan Guest House is not for everyone, but it did meet our needs. The price was right, the room was good size and clean, breakfast was ok, and the grounds were lovely. Downsides: the place is not the most modern; it's a little walk from the heart of town, there is no elevator. The Guest House hasn't lost its... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An affordable option for the Kennebunk/Kennebunkport area. The hotel offers simple, plain, comfortable guest rooms for young families, seniors and anyone on a budget. Located next to the beautiful St. Anthony's Monastery Grounds with 44 acres of trees, rolling lawns, picnic tables, riverside walking path, shrines and wildlife. Only 15 minute walk to the beach. Or if you wish to drive, parking permits are available for a small fee. The continental buffet included with your room, with an upgrade to hot breakfast available for a small fee. Amenities include outdoor saltwater pool, free parking, A/C's, mini-refrigerator in all rooms. Supper by our Lithuanian cooks available in peak season. The hotel is a little oasis of peace and tranquility between Docks Square and the Kennebunk beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franciscan Guest House

Address: 26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7628
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range: $85 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Franciscan Guest House Hotel Kennebunk
Franciscan Hotel Kennebunk
Franciscan Guest House Kennebunk, Maine
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