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myrtle beach, sc
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we absolutely loved our stay at The Boathouse, they put us next door, upstairs over some shops in a 2 bdrm place, with kitchen, living room, and screened in porch over the water, it was perfect for us, location right in the middle of everything, we'll be back many times, but we'll want "our" upstairs room with the porch!

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Thank RedRyderMyrtleBeach
Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RedRyderMyrtleBeach, The room you are describing is our Wharfside Suite and is certainly a guest favorite. The views from the porch are unmatched! Guests really enjoy the space that this suite offers, as well as the privacy of having a "cottage" to yourself. The location is also very convenient; walking distance to all that the town has to offer.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a room the day of my stay. I was shocked when I walked into the Banyan room and saw how serene and spacious it was. With blinds closed, it was peaceful and relaxing. With the windows open I was privy to some fantastic people watching. Then on top of all that, the location couldn't be better. Will definitely be... More 

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Thank Lee G
Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lee G, Thank you for your review. Guests love the spacious Banyan rooms. You are correct; these rooms are also great for people watching, as they face our bustling town. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed how peaceful and relaxing your room was. These rooms are surprisingly quiet with how busy it can be downstairs. It's a... More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived here after a delayed flight from the UK, a night in a motel and a fight with the satnav system in our hire car. It was simply bliss to be taken to our room (Captain's Suite) and to be able to sit on one of our balconies with a lovely glass of chilled wine from the bar downstairs.... More 

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Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fuss55, Thank you for your review. The Captain's Suite is certainly a guest favorite. Having a glass of wine on one of the two balconies is really a treat! Thank you for sharing your pictures. We are so happy you enjoyed your room and our friendly staff. We hope to see you again. More 

Nahant, MA
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night as part of the "girl's getaway. We ended up staying in one of the Wharfside rooms which were relatively small without any views and for those reasons I think the rooms were expensive for the middle of Sept. Since we had 2 sets of stairs to climb, the staff was very helpful and took... More 

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Thank ValerieSki
Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ValerieSki, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us. The location is so convenient to everything our town has to offer. The staff is always willing to assist with luggage, as there is no elevator in the Wharfside building. Guests love the dedicated parking space. As you know, parking can be challenging... More 

dubai
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately we only stayed one night in Kennebunkport and we had booked a room in the annex something to try and avoid if possible but only because you don't feel like you are staying in the hotel and are not part of the prime location the hotel has on the water. The bedroom had no mirror apart from in the... More 

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Thank dkmclellan
Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

dkmclellan, Thank you for your review. Our Wharfside building does have a different "feel" than the Main House. The annex building offers our guests the same great location at a more affordable rate. Unfortunately, these rooms do not have views of the water, but all of our guests have access to our roof top deck, which has the best view... More 

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10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place and staff was excellent. I liked this hotel but the price of the room is very high for the size of the room and the view of the parking lot. Room was very clean and bathroom was very good also. Great visit just a little high for the room and the view.

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Thank Ron A
Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ron A, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and staff. We have a wonderful team; always eager to assist our guests. I apologize that you did not enjoy your view. We have a convenient in town location, which is walking distance to all that Kennebunkport has to offer, but does... More 

Weymouth, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Boathouse Waterfront hotel for a weekend in late August. We could not have been happier with our accommodations. From our arrival, everything went off without a hitch. Being right in the middle of everything, we loved having a designated parking space. We were able to park our car and leave it there until we were ready... More 

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Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

kad416, Thank you for your review. Guests love our in town location. It is very convenient to be able to park the car in your dedicated spot and see the town while on foot. The Harbor rooms are enjoyed by guests because of the private balcony. Reading a book or enjoying a cocktail, while taking in the view, is what... More 

London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked three nights on way from Logan airport to friends' wedding in Maine countryside. The hotel is right in the centre of Kennebunkport with a sister hotel five mins by car away with a large swimming pool. Travel between the two is eased by fantastic valet parking (own labelled space). Rooms are attractive but quite small with storage designed... More 

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Thank MalcolmB340
Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MalcolmB340, Thank you for your review. Having a dedicated parking spot in downtown Kennebunkport is an amenity we are thrilled to be able to offer our guests. Parking in our busy village can certainly be challenging in the busy summer months. I am sorry to hear about the confusion with your restaurant reservations. Typically, the restaurant will not take... More 

Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for just one night after deciding to make a 'day trip' into a 'night away'. From the smile on the face of the valet greeter, to the private parking space, to the friendly check-in staff, to the pristine room (could spend my entire review praising the room), to the comfortable bed and bedding, to the jaw dropping... More 

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Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear majeau2016, Thank you for your review. I'm thrilled to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay with us! It's great that you were able to turn your day trip into a night away. How fun! Guests love their dedicated parking space and friendly staff. From your review, it sounds like you booked a Harbor Room. These rooms boast... More 

Marblehead, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a relatively last minute reservation so our options were limited. While the location is "in the thick of things" our location was not in the main hotel but across the canal on the second floor of a commercial property. The reserved parking and the more than friendly and helpful front desk staff made up for the otherwise acceptable... More 

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Thank Graeme12
Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Graeme 12, for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We do have a very friendly and helpful front desk that is always eager to assist our guests with anything they may need. Reserved parking in busy Kennebunkport is an amenity we are happy to offer our guests. Lunch on the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Boathouse's 25 modern guest rooms and suites pay homage to the property's waterfront location with rich colors and contemporary nautical elements. With contemporary touches like AppleTV and Keurig coffee makers, and luxurious comfort through Maine-made Cuddledown bedding and plush robes, your stay promises all you yearn for. Customized with Frette linens, iPod docking stations, complimentary wireless Internet and gleaming white subway tile bathrooms, each room showcases unique aspects of what Kennebunkport and The Boathouse have to offer. The Boathouse is comprised of two buildings - the Main building and the Wharfside building. Several rooms also offer private balcony spaces overlooking the waterfront. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel

Address: 21 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6003
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range: $169 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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