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“Dogs are welcome, people are pampered”
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Hounds Tooth Inn
Ranked #7 of 14 Kennebunk B&B and Inns
Hingham, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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“Dogs are welcome, people are pampered”
Reviewed October 17, 2013

We spent two nights at the Hounds Tooth Inn in mid October. We enjoyed a warm reception, tasty, hardy breakfasts and excellent guidence from the Inn Keeper. Our dog enjoyed her stay. The facilities for the dog are great and she was comftable and welcome.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

This was our first visit to Houndstooth Inn. It a wonderful experience, from the warmth of the inn keepers, Randee and Norman, to the coziness of the Inn. Amelia, my sons' German Shepard, enjoyed her first experience around other dogs, around many people walking in Kennebunkport, going on a boat ride, at the beach and romping in the river with her cousin Brady, my sisters' Golden Doodle. Every morning we were served a wonderful breakfast and started our day with full bellies. The Inn was spotless and our room very inviting. The area is beautiful and very pet friendly. Would not hesitate making a return visit.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

We arrived at the Hounds Tooth Inn and had never stayed at a B&B and was pleasantly surprised at the beautiful accommodations. You would never believe that pets stayed here as everything was so clean but very dog friendly. Randee and Norm were the perfect hosts. Our dog Brady had the best time and on return to the Inn after a full day of sight seeing was totally exhausted. We definitely will be paying another visit to the Hounds Tooth Inn in the near future.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Our family of 3 wanted a weekend away and wondered how we would pull it off with our new-ish rescue dog who was young and at the beginning of her socializing experiences. After looking online at literally 40 places that would take dogs, I found myself thinking that my own home was prettier, more fun and more comfortable than what I was seeing online. Then I came across Hounds Tooth Inn. The pictures and info on the website caught my eye, and my exchanges with Randee sold me. She took all the time needed to respond fully to my questions, Norm went out of his way to help my son hook up to the wifi, and the dog had the time of her life! Knowing that my dog was in a good setting made me lose the stress that might have been associated with trying out a weekend away. Randee and Norm have very thoughtfully put together a charming place, with smart logistics for successful dog mingling and are a pillar of info on all things local. The rooms are so clean and Maine-ishly adorable - we truly had one of the best trips away in years. Can't wait to return, we'd recommend it highly for any dogowner who wants a scenario that works for human and canine. (The only thing I might suggest is stronger, good quality coffee.) Like icing on the cake, we were happily surprised at the very high quality doggie daycare recommended by Randee. We took a chance and left our dog after liking the daycare owner very much at an initial meet. She is a very caring animal lover who took top notch care of Cici so we could hit a restaurant and beach w/o her. Cici loved her big day out. :) You won't be disappointed if you go to the Hounds Tooth Inn.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

We returned to the Hounds Tooth Inn this summer three years after our initial visit, and we were treated like family. Randee and Norm are the best hosts ever, and they truly love dogs. Our dog Monday was in heaven there, and we were very happy to be back. The Kennebunkport beach is ideal for dogs with their off-leash hours in the morning and evening, and Randee makes the best breakfasts this side of paradise. Highest recommendation.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

What a great time we had at the Inn with our pooch. Every things is well thought out and the Innkeeper is a wealth of info and resourses. The room was big and comfortable. So close to Kennebunkport too. This Inn is especially good if your dog is social and wants to meet need friends. The breakfast was very good and the hostess was very accommodating.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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New Haven, Connecticut
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

We had a wonderful time at the Hounds Tooth Inn, Randee is fabulous and makes you feel right at home. We were greeted with big smiles and wagging tails. The rooms were charming and very clean and the breakfast she makes is absolutely tremendous. She also gave us a great variety of pet friendly restaurants to go to and a wonderful dog sitter for the day without the pup! I would recommend her inn for anyone who is traveling through Kennebunk with or without pets!

Thank you Randee for such a special trip!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hounds Tooth Inn
Address: 82 Summer St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-6616
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Kennebunk
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hounds Tooth Inn is a non-smoking, pet friendly, four guest room Bed and Breakfast located in the picturesque town of Kennebunk, Maine. Situated across from a 12 acre Land Trust, near the beach, the port and downtown Kennebunk, this converted farmhouse and barn on an acre of beautiful land offers comfortable and homey lodging year-round. For a wonderfully relaxing experience that has the feel of the simpler, sweeter past, plan to stay at the Hounds Tooth Inn where your hosts thoroughly enjoy making you feel welcome. ... more   less 
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Hounds Tooth Inn Kennebunk, Maine

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