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Bufflehead Cove Inn

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from Bufflehead Cove Inn and we wish we were still there in our comfy robes looking out on the water! From the moment we arrived at the inn we felt totally welcomed. The owners and staff went above and beyond to make sure we were happy and comfortable while at the inn and had all of the information... More 

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Maitland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't even know how to start this review and express the beauty of the location and the hosts. When we arrived we were amazed at the view, which was better than could even be described online. The host greeted us warmly at the door and welcomed us with a genuine smile. She was most accommodating recommending places to eat. The... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an absolutely perfect stay at Bufflehead Cove Inn -- it could not have been better. Peaceful and welcoming, offering delight around every corner. Thanks to Harriet, Aaron and team! We enjoyed every second.

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here makes you feel like you are part of the family. Hattie & Aaron make you feel so special and go out of their way to make sure you have everything you need. They are truly special people. Helena can cook like no other. She took us on a private tour and made us feel so special. The... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gerri H, I loved the 'Hattie'.. note that my response name is mainehatty! We totally enjoyed your visit. Did you get any good photos of the lighthouse? I will have Helena read your review. I hope you do return someday, you are a fun couple. Tell your husband that I hope he has his sea legs for future boat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stay at Bufflehead Cove Inn. The Inn was built in late 1800's so do not expect a modern day Ritz-Carlton, but do expect an exceedingly comfortable room with beautiful views, warm and efficient hospitality, and a location that makes a drive into the town center a breeze. The entire staff worked to make our stay enjoyable.... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello John O, We too wish you could have stayed more than the one night you were here. It is really nice of you to take the time to write a complementary review after such a brief visit with us. I do hope you visit us again some time in the future. Warm regards from Maine, Harriet Gott More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Bufflehead Cove as well as the owners and staff. We vacation there often. The rooms, views of land and water, the setting invites pure relaxing and comfort. Bufflehead also has an amazing breakfast for its guests. Harriet and Erin, thank you for not only your hospitality, but also for everything you do to assure our comfort ... which... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the location and it didn't disappoint, the scenery and surroundings were truly magical right down to the flock of geese that just suddenly landed in the lake like a scene out of a nature programme. The owner was attentive and helpful right down to the chocolates waiting in our room at the end of... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Once again, a lovely review. I like the sentence:"...the scenery and surroundings were truly magical right down to the flock of geese that just suddenly landed in the lake like a scene out of a nature program." We hope you have the opportunity to return to the US and can visit us again in Maine. Warm regards from Harriet and... More 

North Attleboro, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary in the lovely River Cottage. It surpassed our expectations as well as the amenities this wonderful Bed and Breakfast offered. We enjoyed a gourmet breakfast each morning and wine and cheese each evening on their beautiful deck overlooking the Kennebunk River. Erin is a special Inn Keeper. He graciously welcomed us when we arrived... More 

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hi mamara12, This is a very nice review. It pleases us when we hear that we have helped make a guest's visit special. I will pass on your message to Erin. I too think he is a special inn keeper as well as a special son! We probably won't be around in 40 years but look forward to hosting you... More 

Potomac, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

We loved how quiet the Inn was! Erin greeted us warmly and he made sure we had everything we needed. The wine and cheese before heading out to dinner was perfect and the breakfast was delicious. Our little balcony overlooking the river was ideal for sipping morning coffee and relaxing. Looking forward to a return trip!

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Thank jmcdermottmd
mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

I am wondering which room you had? Little Balcony suggest either the Cove room or the little River room. Thank you so much for the kind words and we too hope you return to visit soon. Warm regards, Harriet More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

Another fantastic stay at the BHC. As usual, our hosts, food, location..everything...perfection. Stayed in the Garden room for the first time, quite a nice little private spot overlooking the gardens.

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mainehatty, Owner at Bufflehead Cove Inn, responded to this review

Now I know who this reviewer is! I wish you two had been able to stay longer. You really looked as though you were having fun. Say " hi" to the rest of the family.. my other favorite guests.. and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Lots of good wishes, Harriet More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bufflehead Cove Inn is Kennebunkport Maine lodging at its best. Visit this intimate Bed and Breakfast in Kennebunkport Maine today to experience the serenity and seclusion of waterfront lodging. Secluded and private, the Bufflehead Cove Inn is the perfect destination for summer vacations, rejuvenating weekend getaways, or simply a trip to get away from it all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bufflehead Cove Inn

Address: 20 Bufflehead Cove Ln, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7762
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range: $161 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Bufflehead Cove Inn Kennebunk, Maine
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