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Haskell, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 July 2016

room was clean and comfortable, the staff was very friendly and helpful, great breakfast was included. walking distance to dock square was convienent. beautiful grounds with a hiking trail that goes along the river

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Dallas, Georgia
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure of what to expect. The price was good for the area and time of year, but the rooms were very outdated. Our room was clean. Staff was nice and they had breakfast. I don't regret our stay, but I may go elsewhere in the future.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Great people and amazing location. Good family vacation spot. Food (breakfast and dinner) are really nice and there is a great place to play outdoor games and go on walks. Church is very nice and daily mass is a plus.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The place is a bit outdated, but the room we stayed in was very clean, with the basic necessities and inexpensive. Breakfast was more than just continental included in the price. If one wanted hot meal options, it was $3.00 extra. Even so, the breakfast was generous as opposed to what is served as 'continental breakfast' at more expensive hotels...

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Seaford
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The staff was very friendly and my room (which included a small refrigerator and a flat screen TV with a good selection of cable channels) was clean. A continental breakfast is included with the room price, and for a few additional dollars (4), you can get hot food. The heart of the Kennebunk town is just a five-minute walk from...

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Franciscan Guest House is not for everyone, but it did meet our needs. The price was right, the room was good size and clean, breakfast was ok, and the grounds were lovely. Downsides: the place is not the most modern; it's a little walk from the heart of town, there is no elevator. The Guest House hasn't lost its...

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Mattituck, New York
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is a budget-conscious place to stay in Kennebunk. Very nice grounds to explore. Very helpful staff, with good restaurant recommendations. Room was nothing special but had all the necessities. Breakfast buffet generous--you could also pay $3 extra for hot entrees, but all the breads, cereals, fruit, cheeses, etc were plenty.

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Maine
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Our room was very basic, clean and comfortable. This is truly a simple guest house. It is priced reasonably too. Not a hotel. Has the feel of a dorm or hostel. It is very close & easy to walk downtown. We enjoyed leaving the car and walking around the town. The property is lovely too and the beach is close...

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Camden, Maine
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Our group of about 16 quilters spent 3 days at the Franciscan House on a retreat. This is such a wonderful hotel within walking distance to town and the beach. We had a large, well equipped, well lighted room to use for our "quilt retreat". Meals were included in our rate and were delicious. The grounds were beautiful, well kept,...

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Indiana
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Great location, beautiful grounds, quiet, spotless and good breakfast. The room was big with a TV, dorm refrigerator, desk and chair. A full size bathroom. Outdated decor, but very clean and comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful with the area. A nice place to relax. Visit the gift shop while you're there.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An affordable option for the Kennebunk/Kennebunkport area. The hotel offers simple, plain, comfortable guest rooms for young families, seniors and anyone on a budget. Located next to the beautiful St. Anthony's Monastery Grounds with 44 acres of trees, rolling lawns, picnic tables, riverside walking path, shrines and wildlife. Only 15 minute walk to the beach. Or if you wish to drive, parking permits are available for a small fee. The continental buffet included with your room, with an upgrade to hot breakfast available for a small fee. Amenities include outdoor saltwater pool, free parking, A/C's, mini-refrigerator in all rooms. Supper by our Lithuanian cooks available in peak season. The hotel is a little oasis of peace and tranquility between Docks Square and the Kennebunk beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franciscan Guest House

Address: 26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7628
Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range: $105 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 65
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Franciscan Hotel Kennebunk
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“Ask for a room facing the grounds.”
 of 5 bubbles Tisbe52, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are many different room types and sizes here in several buildings. Call ahead or visit the web site to get more info before you book.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelWestford, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“no elevators, stairs only”
 of 5 bubbles 225roses, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“no elevator”
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