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The Breakwater Inn and Spa

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We called and made a same day appointment for two 80 minute massages. Showed up and were told that a mistake had been made and that our appointment was for the following day. Even though we were inconvenienced, we rescheduled some things and looked forward to a massage. Several hours before our massage, we received a call offering to cancel... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Check in is not easy as their is no indication you are at the front desk. After waiting while for receptionist who was booking spa services & with no acknowledgement that she would be with us, our second floor room in the spa building had a great parking lot view. Yes, there was water but first cars. We had the... More 

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2016_Guest_Services, Director of Operations at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Zootytravels, I am disappointed to hear the details from your recent stay with us. The front desk team tries hard to ensure that they immediately greet our guests, even when speaking with someone on the phone, and I am sorry that didn't occur. The culinary team will most certainly look into the night you stayed with us to see... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took the advice from other reviews and booked a room at the Inn building. We had a beautiful view from our room, very spacious room and really comfortable bed. Drinks down on the lawn in the evenings was a real highlight. Breakfast was very tasty. Staff very helpful. Overall a very charming spot.

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Thank olm123456
2016_Guest_Services, General Manager at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear olm123456, It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the views of our beautiful Maine landscape during your stay with us. Drinks on the lawn are a favorite of many guests at The Breakwater Inn & Spa as they enjoy the last hours of their day. Thank you for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your... More 

Boston
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62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here on a Friday and Saturday night for a wedding. The room was very nice and clean with a water view and housekeeping did a good job during our stay. The front desk staff were helpful and friendly, The wedding reception was held here too and it couldn't have been any nicer. The reception food was excellent from... More 

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2016_Guest_Services, General Manager at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Truthfulviews, Thank you for your kind words about The Breakwater Inn and Spa. I am proud to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and especially that you enjoyed your interactions with me team. We would all love to welcome you back to stay with us again in the future. Best wishes again to the bride and groom.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room we had was very comfortable & roomy. It had a small deck that looks over the river. We like our privacy & got it! Front desk & Housekeeping met all our needs, and they were very friendly. We have stayed there before and will go back again.

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2016_Guest_Services, General Manager at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jack1red, Thank you for returning to The Breakwater Inn and Spa. We are so very appreciative of our guests that stay with us repeatedly. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your guestroom. I agree, the river views are wonderful. Our friendly team will be anxiously awaiting your next visit. Naz Jenulevich Director of Operations More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wine tasting on the back lawn was a nice surprise. Room was small but clean and nicely decorated. Beautiful hardwood floors. Continental breakfast plentiful and filling. Having to go to front desk (in another building) for ice was not convenient. Parking was also a haul to get to and the parking spots were unusually small. Can you say door ding!!!!

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Thank Robin B
Nazba J, Director of Operations at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Robin B, I am pleased to read you had a pleasant trip and enjoyed your stay at the Breakwater Inn & Spa. Our Tuesday guest activity is designed to surprise and delight our guests and it seemed to have done just that for you. When you visit next time please note that any of our associates will happily fetch... More 

Virginia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ended up at The Breakwater because it (amazingly) had a room when I decided to stay in Kennebunkport an extra night on a summer weekend. The inn is located right on the water, where the harbor meets the sea, which means sitting on the lawn in one of the inn's weathered blue Adirondack chairs is a treat! (Also, the... More 

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Nazba J, Director of Operations at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sprocketella, Leanne is just one of our long term and dedicated associates who make a stay at the Breakwater Inn & Spa memorable. I am so pleased to hear she made a lasting impression on you. Naz Jenulevich Director of Operations More 

Boston
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Kennebunkport a lot, but never stayed here until this past weekend. It was FABULOUS! Our room was gorgeous- it had a beautiful view, and was very spacious. While there isn't an elevator, it was worth the climb up! We brought our two young daughters and the room was perfect for all of us. The staff was extremely... More 

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Nazba J, Director of Operations at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kir1000, Thank you for giving the Breakwater Inn & Spa a try and I am happy to hear you found it to be fabulous. The historic Inn building does not have an elevator but our Spa building does. Between these two distinct properties, we have the room that is right for what a traveler is looking for. See you... More 

Trumbull, Connecticut
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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family enjoyed two separate rooms. The breakfast was okay, but nothing to rave about. The location was convenient to attractions. It was nice to have the bikes and canoe available for our use. Free parking.

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Thank sparrish5
Nazba J, Director of Operations at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear sparrish5, It is wonderful to hear you and your family had a great time while staying at the Breakwater Inn & Spa. Naz Jenulevich Director of Operations More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was pretty. Check in a bit odd --you check in at the Spa and park out back You are given a tag for your car. You drag your luggage over to the "Inn" with little or no direction or offered assistance. The Inn has NO ELEVATORS so we climbed 43 steps to our room up "out of code" stairs.... More 

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Thank MarieMarieMarieo
Nazba J, Director of Operations at The Breakwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear MarieMarieMarieo, While it is encouraging to read that you found the hotel and setting to be pretty it is unfortunate to read of the dissatisfaction you felt with the configuration of this property. The Inn portion is our historic building and does not have an elevator. We do indicate this on our web site and also mention the arrival... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the 1880's, The Breakwater Inn & Spa is one of the most historic Kennebunkport hotels and inns with all the modern hotel comforts, located right on the Kennebunk River waterfront. Experience our chic water view inn rooms, cottages or spa rooms as you indulge in exclusive signature spa treatments in our luxury spa complex. Delight in innovative cuisine at Stripers Waterside Restaurant, taking pleasure in the freshest seafood, lobster and shellfish from the New England Maine Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Breakwater Inn and Spa

Address: 127 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6308
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range: $155 - $426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Breakwater Inn and Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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The Breakwater Inn And Spa Kennebunkport, Maine
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