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The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Anaheim, CA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nearly perfect. The light breakfast is probably appreciated by most women; men or hearty eaters look for breakfast meats. No dresser in the Harbor Room; we stayed May 14-18, then again May 22-25 and squeezed our things into the small closet, bathroom shelf, night stands, & small cabinet. Staff is friendly and helpful. Close to major restaurants, museums, souvenir shopping....

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BoathouseGrandMGR, Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Hello AllenaK Thank you for telling us about your stay. We are glad you enjoyed your time so much and were able to take advantage of location in town. We certainly understand where you are coming from with our breakfast and we are always looking for ways to improve our offerings to our guests. Thank you again and we hope...

Albany, New York
INNKEEPER’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I wanted to be in the middle Kennebunkport and not have to drive to go out to dinner or for drinks. Therefore the Boathouse Waterfront Hotel was the perfect location. We had the Admiral Suite which was huge and had a full size balcony that looked out onto the port and the river. The bathroom was huge...

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Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

TPXB, thank you for your review. If you are looking for a location smack dab in the middle of everything, The Boathouse is for you! Guests love the Admiral Suite for the expansive deck overlooking Kennebunk River and the nicely appointed bathroom. Our reserved parking is a must in busy Kennebunkport. There is no need to drive once you arrive....

Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for a week , refreshed like a month... All staff from Tim at the front desk to the valets,Fabian & Johan , to the oystershucker at the resturaunt Kevin, freindlyand all remembered my wife & I 's name... Entire town within walking . Looking foward to a return in the fall.....Rooms all super clean / with a calming view...

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BoathouseGrandMGR, Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Lee R, We are very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. It is great you were able to feel so relaxed and refreshed. We take pride in our service we offer to all our guests and we will make sure to share your comments with those employees you mentioned. We hope to have you...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to come up for a Saturday night on a cool, overcast weekend in mid-May. I was debating between The Boathouse, Breakwater Inn, the Yachtsman and the Grand Hotel. Having spent one short weekend there and checked out the other properties I can say I'm very happy with our choice. If you're debating these other properties, here's why I think...

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BoathouseGrandMGR, Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Nicole L, Thank you for telling us about your recent stay with us. We are glad you had such a great time at our hotel and in the area. We are lucky to have such a great location and being right in the downtown area offers guests a lot of options without having to drive anywhere. We have a...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was wonderful! It is located right in the center of town. The room was perfect and the bathroom was gorgeous! I love that they had Malin+Goetz bath amenities. My favorite! It felt like a mini-spa resort! For being in the center of town, we didn't hear anything from the streets! When we'd wake up, we could see the...

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BoathouseGrandMGR, Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Liz H, We are so happy to see you enjoyed your time with us so much at our mini spa resort! We truly take great pride when we hear comments like yours as it shows all of our hard work has paid off. We are lucky to have such a great location right on the river with great views....

Framingham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 2 nights last week in the "Wharfside" annexe, which was probably the first mistake. The rooms are ok, although there is occasional street noise. The entrance had not been cleaned for a while and looked a little tired. There were bags of laundry at the top of the stairs during our entire stay - really??? Breakfast was a...

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BoathouseGrandMGR, Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings arfur64, We are sorry to see you did not fully enjoy your time with us during your stay. We apologize about the laundry bags as that should never be the case and we will make sure that this does not happen again. With regards to our breakfast, we did just start a couple months ago have received a lot...

Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stayed for a weekendl last Spring and booked another getaway for this Spring just so we can sleep in their marvelous beds, drink on the private patios outside the rooms, and eat at that unbelievable restaurant in the lobby!

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Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robin M, We are so excited to welcome you back. Spring is the perfect time to visit Kennebunkport. It's not too crowded, but the weather is still lovely. Sipping a cocktail on your private patio is certainly a great start to any vacation. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the Boathouse in January. It was fabulous!!! I checked in on Saturday and it was a beautiful winter day! The room was great it over looked the water. I was pleasantly surprised with a welcome gift bag including hot chocolate and mugs in a great reusable bag. The food at the restaurant was top notch and the...

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Holly P, General Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Fixinghouse, Thank you for your review! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your welcome bag. We always like to do something extra for folks celebrating a special occasion. Visiting in the off season is perfect for a quiet getaway. We hope to see you again soon! Warm Regards, Holly White General Manager

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I stayed at The Boathouse twice in March. I stayed in the Captain's Suite (Main Building) both times which offers two sliding glass doors with balconies. It is a bright room with beautiful views of the river. I worked from my room and had no issues with the complementary Wi-Fi. The bed was comfortable and the shower was perfect. It...

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BoathouseGrandMGR, Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kt_phxsea, Thank you for such a kind review of our property. The Captian's suite is one of our most requested rooms and we are very happy to see you enjoyed it so much. We hope next time you come down to the Kennebunkport area we are able to see you again and you are able to enjoy some of...

Cape Ann, MA
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

First rate accommodations in Main Building Extra friendly and helpful staff. Very convenient location near center. Outstanding food and drink at David's KPT restaurant. Corner suites are best. Very inexpensive on off season

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BoathouseGrandMGR, Manager at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings PaulzCapeAnn. Thank you for the kind words and we are delighted to see you had such a great time with us. We certainly hope to see you again sometime in the warmer months where you can enjoy the outdoor seating at David's and the beaches! Kind regards, Tom | Front Office Manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Boathouse's 25 modern guest rooms and suites pay homage to the property's waterfront location with rich colors and contemporary nautical elements. With contemporary touches like AppleTV and Keurig coffee makers, and luxurious comfort through Maine-made Cuddledown bedding and plush robes, your stay promises all you yearn for. Customized with Frette linens, iPod docking stations, complimentary wireless Internet and gleaming white subway tile bathrooms, each room showcases unique aspects of what Kennebunkport and The Boathouse have to offer. The Boathouse is comprised of two buildings - the Main building and the Wharfside building. Several rooms also offer private balcony spaces overlooking the waterfront. ... more   less 

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Address: 21 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6003
Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range: $297 - $592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“If you need adequate storage for belongings, such as clothes & toiletries, request a room other than the Harbor Room.”
AllenaK, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Views of the water, Keurig in the room, great continental breakfast”
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E741TZlizh, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the main building if you can”
arfur64, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building are spectacular, however all the rooms are very nice so enjoy no matter what room you book!”
robinmS7526KD, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We did not have a room with a view on the port but still amazing though. It should be perfect with the view but even without it is great.”
boitardc, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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