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Waldo Emerson Inn

149 reviews
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All reviewshomemade granolaquilt shoprich historyb blots of historythe blue roomcan't imagine staying anywhere elsenew englandmy sister in lawbreakfast was deliciousdecorated beautifullyold househelped us planpublic roomsblueberrieschristmas preludehelpful with directions
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Reviewed yesterday

Everything about our stay was perfect. Upon our arrival, the owner served us yummy cookies fresh from the over, gave us a tour. It is a beautiful home with a rich history. The recent renovation work completed in the home has restored it to its...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

A charming bed & breakfast full of history. The home was built in 1753 & has Indian shutters on the first floor window they are very thick & had marks on the exterior from arrows. Our room was on the first floor it had been...More

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Response from Hana P, Owner at Waldo Emerson InnResponded 6 November 2017

I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay at the Waldo Emerson Inn. Since your visit, the inn has changed ownership and I am the new innkeeper. I look forward to hosting you on your next trip to Southern Maine.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional! I recently stayed at the Waldo Emerson Inn during Christmas Prelude. The inn is ideally located midway between Kennebunk and Kennebunkport offering an intimate retreat from the hustle and bustle of activity. The new innkeeper has updated the inn with heavenly linens and smart...More

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Response from Hana P, Owner at Waldo Emerson InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful comments! I'm testing new recipes and hope you will enjoy the offerings on your next trip to the Kennebunks and the Waldo Emerson Inn.

Reviewed 15 December 2017

From the moment we entered this beautiful Inn, we were greeted by the smell of freshly baked cookies and the new owner of Waldo Emerson Inn. Hana was very proud to show and tell us the history of the Inn. The rooms were so welcoming...More

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Response from Hana P, Owner at Waldo Emerson InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful comments! We are making many updates to the inn and the menu and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Built in 1753 (if only these walls could talk!), this is one of the oldest homes in the Kennebunk area. During Kennebunkport's Christmas Prelude we took a fascinating tour of the inn, led by its new owner who was interesting, animated, friendly and eager to...More

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Response from Hana P, Owner at Waldo Emerson InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by the inn during our Candlelight Tours. We are very excited to now be a part of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport. During a recent renovation of the dining room we discovered the original wood slats from when the building was...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Tennis Court
Price range
US$144 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Price range
US$144 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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23 July 2015|
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Response from Kport-Dutchman |
We have plenty of free parking at the Inn (enough for over 15 cars). Thank you for asking. JohND
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"All of the rooms are beautiful. You can't go wrong with any of them."
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"The Blue Room is quite large with a wonderful fireplace and bathroom. The bed was very comfortable as well."
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"We stayed in the Blue Room and Hana brought in a rollaway bed for my sister-in-law"
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"Waldo Emerson room,kitchen and dining area were on the ground floor and easily accessible."
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