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Emerald Isle, NC
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This was our first time back to Kennebunkport in quite a while. We booked this resort on line and they were kind enough to delay our arrival for one week because of weather at our home. A hurricane delayed our arrive. After checking in we found the hallway to be a little "used" with fading paint and traffic worn carpeting....

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SMBull, Manager at Rhumb Line Resort, responded to this review

I'm sorry you did not enjoy your stay. Being a large establishment, we are upgrading portions of the building each year and continue with upgrades during the off season. Next spring the halls and common areas will see fresh paint and carpeting, as will the lobby and breakfast room. The continental breakfast is simple, I agree, but does contain fruits,...

Orland Park, Illinois
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The location is good and the grounds are kept up. However, our room and the common areas were in need of a lot of work. The carpets were stained, the linoleum floors in the bathroom were peeling and worn. Just didn't have a clean feel. Breakfast is downstairs and hardly worth the trip- nothing fresh. Staff was okay- but inexperienced....

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Ellabell, Georgia
Reviewed October 7, 2016

The motel was out dated and run down but it was clean and the location was good. It was convenient to town and easy to find. The price was ok for the location in comparison to others. I would stay again if only staying for one night.

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SMBull, Manager at Rhumb Line Resort, responded to this review

We have just completed updating all the rooms around the perimeter of the pool and plan on doing the common areas next spring. We know that touching up the paint and replacing carpeting is important. We have a fairly large facility and try to work on projects yearly. I hope we see you again.

Venice, Florida
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Read all reviews this place then decide! The staff is just rude and unattentive to issues! Breakfast....forget it. Cleaning crew never threw any empty paper coffee cups out.....never leaned coffee maker! On top of that they state you will be charged $1.50 per person in room per day for a gratitude! We complained and were not charged that fee. Really,...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Fantastic! (Sep 15-18 2016) 50 years from our first day. Great place, we had the anniversary of our 1st day at Nasson College their last weekend, and it was PERFECT. The place, the Losbta Bake, and meeting areas. 47 people attended and all agreed the next one will be there! Great clean rooms, no problems and Melony was so attentive.

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SMBull, Manager at Rhumb Line Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment. It was fun having you all here. I'm glad you all had a good time. We will be looking forward to having the next reunion here as well.

New York
Reviewed September 11, 2016

If it wasn't for a family members shirt engagement, I would have researched and stayed at a different hotel. While the pictures on the website look fresh and bright, the hotel rooms are dated and stained. The carpets need to be replaced as well as the curtains. Both were stained beyond any cleaning. There was loud banging next to my...

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SMBull, Manager at Rhumb Line Resort, responded to this review

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. I cannot address the noise situation. I do know that some people like to leave early for the next leg of their vacation or head home before traffic gets heavy. All of our hours are posted and there is a manual in each room with information about the hotel. Our desk hours are...

Reading, Massachusetts
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Only reason we stayed here was due to a wedding. I really wish we had stayed somewhere else. Our bedroom had 2 queen beds that were very low to the floor and the beds were uneven and extremely uncomfortable. I almost rolled off during the night (room 215 awful)! Front desk "check in" person try to smile it won't hurt...

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Livermore, Maine
Reviewed September 6, 2016

If one is looking for just a place to sleep, with no concerns about noise or quality of the room, then this would be an acceptable place. Given the expectations of the community and the website, then I would not recommend this location. The rooms need to be maintained or updated with better quality products.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Reviewed August 26, 2016

On the pro side, this place had clean, comfortable beds and a low price point comparable to neighboring properties. But the old wallcoverings, furniture and especially the bad carpet makes it depressing and unattractive. NOT quaint, but tired. Location was out of town, but was OK. We would not go there again. I would rather spend more and stay in...

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SMBull, Manager at Rhumb Line Resort, responded to this review

We continually try to upgrade our rooms/common areas. We have a good size property so we do sections at a time. You may have stayed in one of our standard rooms which has not yet been upgraded. Next year we plan to do halls and common areas. All the rooms facing the pool have been done. We are a family...

Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I just turned 30 this year and have been vacationing to the Rhumb Line since I was 7 years old. Vacationing with my grandparents a few times each summer up to this resort has always been such a fond memory of my time spent with them. After reading some of the negative reviews I really had to give my two...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kennebunkport's Affordable Resort and only resort with indoor & outdoor heated pools, hot tubs and fitness center. Deluxe accommodations in a quiet wooded setting, short walk to ocean. On Ocean Ave, 1 mile to Walker's Point. Rooms with 2 queens or 1 king, AC/Heat, CCTV, mini fridge, coffee maker, deck or patio. Rooms include Continental Breakfast. On the Trolley Route. Kids 16 & Under Stay Free. Groups Welcome. Open Year Round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rhumb Line Resort

Address: 41 Turbats Creek Rd, Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6502
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range: $97 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rhumb Line Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Rhumb Line Hotel Kennebunkport
Rhumb Line Resort Kennebunkport, Maine
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“all rooms seemed to convenient to the facilities, but room was well worn and could use a face lift.”
 of 5 bubbles 561RobertH561, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Price, location”
 of 5 bubbles elizap70, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“Maybe ask if it has been remodeled.”
 of 5 bubbles 947bevh, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“Better for a bunch of college kids on a small budget”
 of 5 bubbles kstino, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is a bit better. Bottom floors have a musty smell.”
 of 5 bubbles glenf590, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
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