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The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection

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29 S Maine St, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6313
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 06/27/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/27/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#8 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Kennebunkport
Location
4.6
Cleanliness
4.8
Service
4.6
Value
4.5
GreenLeaders Silver level
The Lodge on the Cove offers a modern and light hearted approach to the quintessential relaxed Maine experience. This newly furbished classic motor lodge is nestled on a wooded cove in Kennebunkport with a relaxed, yet refined, feel. The Lodge offers a vibrant mix of vintage, classic and contemporary furnishings, bold patterns and an upbeat color palette. It is a combination of natural elements, nautically inspired accents and local art that together bring an organic and eclectic Maine vibe. The Lodge will be the hub of activity with check in, lobby and a poolside bar – the perfect place for relaxing and soaking up the fresh Maine air. Onsite bar and restaurant, The Dory, will offer a wide array of fresh cocktails along with simple and delicious light fare. Glass doors open up to the pool deck creating a spacious area for games, gathering, dining or to simply just laze about. Welcoming and unassuming, The Lodge on the Cove is a happy place to visit, perfect for multi-generational travel, couples and young families.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Babysitting
Books, DVDs, music for children
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Poolside bar
Canoeing
Game room
Golf course
Hiking
Mini golf
Aerobics offsite
Bicycle tours
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Patio
Table tennis
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English
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Richard M wrote a review Dec 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
In my 70 plus years, this is one of my worst experiences regarding hotels and lodging. Upon check-in, I ask for change for $10 bill for soda machine. Front desk had no change. In our room, No washcloths, Broken coffee maker. Other worked ok but NO regular coffee, only decaf. Bakery bag next morning, not like what our friends got in another room. Front desk opened from 8am to 6pm. Pool opened 8am to 6pm. NO streetlight in parking lot- VERY DARK. Discussed these items with Manager- but no reduction in cost offered. Brochures and Website look very nice, BUT don't be fooled. NOT WORTH THE HIGH $$$$$$
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Date of stay: June 2021
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RTrudeau314 wrote a review Nov 2021
Atlanta, Georgia3 contributions1 helpful vote
We arrived the last week in September and found out we were the only guests, staff left about 5, breakfast was not hot in a restaurant on site but a bag attached to the door in the morning and a room with mold, stains on carpets and furniture and bath curtain torn which we mentioned to the staff. After all that we were told that we were in season snd no reduction in price from $500 per night. After we left our travel agent had no success in reaching management to discuss a refund. We went to breakfast at another property that was far nicer for the same price.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Avoid completely.
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pedsrn wrote a review Oct 2021
Mooresville, North Carolina102 contributions76 helpful votes
Realizing this area is a very high priced area, it still jars your being when the nightly rate was 400.00 for a Motel type room that was very small , required 2 visits from the maintenance guy to fix a broken air conditioner remote, and a TV setting. Now I will say they were responsive to my call but it was frustrating to have to waste the time to call in the first place. A small bag for breakfast was left at the door in the morning. Unfortunately the warm pastry was soggy- not the best choice for this kind of breakfast. Would not recommend this motel.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Julia G wrote a review Oct 2021
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Loved our stay at The Lodge on the Cove! The staff was super helpful, the room was spacious - a king bed and bunks ( accommodating 3). Perfect for a couple and family. Bit of a walk to town, but the scenery makes it enjoyable! Definitely would stay again!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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SallyV102 wrote a review Sep 2021
Baltimore, Maryland6 contributions1 helpful vote
For $359 a night, I would expect to at least be able to reach someone at the front desk to ask how to work the air conditioner. There are very few occupied rooms here and no staff after 8:00. We were told someone at Kennebunkport Inn would be available 24 hours a day, but they don’t answer their phones either at 10:00pm. It feels like Bates Motel here. The pool, bar, and restaurant are all closed for the season and yet we’re paying full price for a fairly dated , mediocre room, with no outlets near the bed to charge devices . If we could move, we would.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Travel611338 wrote a review Aug 2021
Portland, Maine2 contributions
Great place. Excellent front desk interactions. Love the texting service. Room was clean and cute. My wife and I were on a quick getaway, but it would also be a great place to bring the kids. Easy walk to Dock Square. Recommend breakfast at HB Provisions and the lobster roll at The Clam Shack is the best in Maine.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Kristin M wrote a review Aug 2021
London, United Kingdom46 contributions20 helpful votes
The location is great and the rooms cozy. The staff were friendly and helpful. The pool is smallish and heated. The pool was overrun with kids so anyone over 12yrs could not get in at all. The resort is great for families with very small kids but not teenagers. Our family of teenage boys felt out of place. There is no food or drink on offer in the evenings so you must make reservations somewhere else.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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lalamom1973 wrote a review Aug 2021
3 contributions5 helpful votes
Let me start with - I am a picky picky princess...we had never been to Kennebunkport before and were not sure what to expect. After reading some of the reviews I was concerned but as everything else was booked - we just decided for go for it. We traveled with our 6 and 16 year old and when we arrive we were pleasantly surprised. The lobby was adorable - front desk so so nice! Our room was quite pretty and immaculately clean! We spent time in the game room - played some records (very cool little touch!) enjoyed being close but not too close to the very crowded downtown area. The beds were incredibly comfortable and what I loved were all the little touches - fresh delicious coffee in the lobby (and decaf!). Fresh popped popcorn to snack on, little candy treats, so many smiles from the staff! We had some very yummy snacks at The Dory (hummus plate - so good!). Finally - the GM Casey is so incredibly nice! He made sure we had an amazing stay! Thank you to all at Lodge on the Cove!!!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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KF wrote a review Aug 2021
Pennsylvania10 contributions2 helpful votes
I'll admit that when I booked the resort for a couples' trip, I was a little wary that it was marketed as a family resort, specifically very "kid-friendly" (I'm a teacher and with kids 24/7), but I was SO impressed with this resort! My husband and I had an "adults only" room, which was on the second floor of one of the buildings. It backed up against the woods - and away from the pool and restaurant - which made it quiet and peaceful. I was a little scared to see free earplugs in our room, but we didn't need them at all! I would totally recommend booking one of these rooms if you're hoping for a little more quiet and less kiddos running around. :) It is a bit of a walk to the downtown area, but it's a short drive and we were able to find free parking nearby. Even if you choose to walk, it's a beautiful walk to the shops and restaurants. The room itself was well-put together, cute, and clean. We had all we needed and didn't have to contact the front desk, but they were very pleasant when we spoke with them at check-in and check-out. My husband especially liked the breakfast bag that was delivered to our room that morning! We cannot wait to return to Kennebunkport and stay at The Lodge on the Cove again. I'd give it 10 stars if I could!!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Jen A. wrote a review Aug 2021
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at the Lodge on the Cove for our first vacation in Kennebunkport, and I would definitely stay there again. The location is perfect for biking/walking to town(<1 mile), yet far enough away to be out of the crazy busy-ness of downtown. Beautiful property with a pool, fire pit, yard games, and bikes. Great coffee in the lobby, and delicious pastries delivered to your door each morning. My husband and I and our two teenage daughters loved it!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Terri Terri, Owner at The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection
Responded Aug 5, 2021
HI jen_augustson, Thank you for your review and for selecting the Lodge as your resort for vacation. We are so happy that you and your family had a lovely time and really value your patronage. The Yard games are some of our favorite things- so fun! Thank you again
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PRICE RANGE
$371 - $505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
village cove hotel kennebunkport
LOCATION
United StatesMaineKennebunksKennebunkport
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection
Which popular attractions are close to The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection?
Nearby attractions include Saint Ann's Church (0.7 miles), Walker's Point (0.4 miles), and Gooch's Kennebunk Beach (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chez Rosa, Rococo Ice Cream, and Alisson's Restaurant & Pub.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Kennebunkport.
Are there any historical sites close to The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Wells Reserve at Laudholm (4.2 miles), Wallingford Farm (4.3 miles), and Perkins Tide Mill (0.8 miles).
Is The Lodge on the Cove, Kennebunkport Resort Collection accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.