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“The Charm is GONE !”
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Colony Hotel
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Kennebunkport
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“The Charm is GONE !”
Reviewed July 5, 2005

My husband and I stayed at The Colony Hotel three years ago and left with some very happy memories. We decided to stay again just last month. Boy we were in for a big surprise as this lovely, charming hotel has gone downhill rapidly. The breakfast buffet was average with extremely SLOW service refilling the buffet table. One dog was actually unleashed by the pool. If you fear dogs, do not visit. Our bill upon check out was terribly fouled up. We did NOT relax at all as we agree with the others who reviewed The Colony.........it's VERY LOUD. What started out as a lovely idea to include children and pets has turned sour. We have complained and heard nothing in return. There are wonderful places to stay in Kennebunkport. We won't spend our money there again. Also there is no decorum.....people walking around in the dining area barefoot just to name one of the snafus. The staff is under-trained. The old charm of this hotel is gone. And that is very sad.

  • Stayed June 2005
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Reviewed March 8, 2005

My husband and I stayed here just after Columbus Day weekend after spending time all up and down the coast. We arrived and there was a huge wedding party that took up the entire hotel. We were stuck down in a basement room near the bar area. in what looked like and actually was the basement. I must say though that the room was huge with sparse antique like furniture, a huge closet and nice bathroom. We got a good chuckle out of the fact that we were supposed to be staying at a resort with an ocean view room! They did however not want to give any price reduction as we were staying in a special "suite" like room. All I can say is that it was an experience and "We stayed at THE COLONY HOTEL IN KENNEBUNKPORT"!! I would probably stay at one of the cute bed and breakfast's next time! We still had fun!

  • Stayed October 2002
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Property: Colony Hotel
Address: 140 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6303
Location: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Kennebunkport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Colony Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 124
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