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Laconia, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently returned for our fifth stay at Haven By The Sea. We knew that the inn had been sold and that there were new owners, but saw no reason to cancel our visit. While some things may not be the same, we would still be at the ocean with family. When we arrived the check in was impersonal, not...

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5Thank Lise J
Medford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I stayed at Haven by the Sea June 2016; quite a different experience from many previous visits over the past 12 + years when Sue and John were the proprietors. I wanted to send in a review after my June visit but did not feel that I could express my thoughts adequately. After just receiving an email from Haven (anniversary...

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2Thank lpasc
Nancy E, Owner at Haven By The Sea B&B Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback regarding your visit in June in our amazing two bedroom apartment. I am very disappointed to read of your experience during your stay at Haven By The Sea B&B,Inn. I am a bit perplexed because I do not have record of your stay Tony and Linda. As you know, (and as...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

The loss of attention to detail is very obvious. Cleanliness is not what it used to be. The owners have A LOT to learn about running a B and B. Nancy, in her past life was owner of a motel which is not the same. Example: Having a TV when you enter, is not part of a B and B!...

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Nancy E, Owner at Haven By The Sea B&B Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. Its people like you that remind us that we are new owners and there is much room for improvement. I seriously doubt that we will ever fill the previous owners shoes after all, they owned it for 18 years and had many friends stay here year after year. Change is hard for people...

Westport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had a great time. The owners personally welcomed us and showed us around. My 102 year old aunt was able to use Suit 5 which had only three steps, It was warmly decorated and very clean. Loved the homemade cookies. However, I thought for the price of the room, the breakfast could have been lovelier and could have used...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This Unique building once a Church now a delightful Bed and Breakfast. Nestled between the beach and salt marsh. Many original features still intact from the church, the lovely creaky wide plank wood floors in the Santuary . Rooms very quaint , very comfortable bed, very clean. The breakfast area on the pulpit, the old confessional now the Bar🍷👍🏻. Breakfast...

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Thank RHR26
Jamestown, Rhode Island
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Nancy and Danny run a great B&B just outside Rachel Carson Park. The suite was clean and nicely appointed. Breakfast was good. They focus a lot on the details which really adds to the charm. It seems like there are little treasures hidden in every nook in the common areas so it's easy to overlook their attention to detail. We'd...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We spent two nights- 9/23-24. Our room was clean and comfortable.The main areas were stocked with interesting books, puzzles, furniture and appointments. The breakfast area overlooked green space and ocean estuary and lent itself to meeting other guests. Our hosts were very friendly and even made us special breakfasts to meet our allergic needs. They recommended two restaurants which we...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My wife and I recently stayed in Wells at the Haven-By-The Sea Bed & Breakfast and had an enjoyable stay there. The building is unique, being originally a church that had been re-purposed to become a comfortable B&B some years ago. Now under new ownership just this past year, Nancy and Danny are most hospitable proprietors and did everything they...

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Thank Warren C
cotswolds
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Our first stop of our Maine road trip was at Wells Beach and we had a perfect stay with Nancy and Danny. They were wonderful and generous hosts and made us feel so welcome! They always went out of their way to give us a great experience and we loved the home baked shortbread! Breakfast was great too with a...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have attempted to make this a fair review, so it will not be written off as someone with an axe to grind. Everyone who visits should know that John & Susan Jarvis made the Haven what it is over the course of 18 years. It is now under new ownership just as of this year, and they are clearly...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coastal. Relaxed. Desired. Ocean side, and centrally located between Ogunquit and Kennebunkport, this seaside bed and breakfast is Wells Beach premier B & B Inn. Once a seaside church, now completed renovated with oversize custom guestrooms and suites with waterviews. The Inn offers all the amenities you would expect at your finer lodging establishments including a complimentary breakfast and full bar service. Enjoy the terrace with its breeze from the ocean and surrounding marshlands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Haven By The Sea B&B Inn

Address: 59 Church Street, Wells, ME 04090-4240
Region: United States > Maine > Wells
Price Range: $308 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Haven By The Sea B&B Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“I wish we had gone to Billy's Seafood nearby. They suggested Angelia's when we said we wanted seafood, but it did not fill the bill.”
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“Room 5 is like having an elegant apartment to yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles worldtraveler54321, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 for private deck and access. less than 100 steps to beach (and car if needed). Very quiet. No one renting above us.”
 of 5 bubbles X10HJkathyr, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is a B& B not hotel so some things do not apply. Walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles arleneo220, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were great!”
 of 5 bubbles LINDAR579, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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