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The Breakwater Inn and Spa
Ranked #14 of 25 Kennebunkport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 August 2011

Our stay at the Breakwater Inn was amazing. The hotel was close to everything with it's own 5 star restaurant, rooms with views and extremely comfortable beds.a little pricey but well worth it. We spent 2 days there on a road trip through New England to see the fall colors. staff was wonderful and it was a romantic time for us.

Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 August 2011

I have stayed here many times over the last 10 years and it only gets worst over time. Front desk is normally staffed but somehow it seems as if they are always to busy to help. The lack of instruction with the coffee service, meals and location of other items is lacking. For example when asked at the front desk if they had a tooth brush (which my wife forgot )they said "we do not have any". When asking for a key to the lockers in the spa I was told, "go to the desk in the spa to get one" however when I went to the spa I could not find a desk or anyone. I returned to the main desk where the same person gave me a key. The breakfast service was unbelievable, no instruction again as to how it works with many staff standing around and doing nothing and when asked for coffee it was if I was bothering them. The best thing is the room. This place needs management!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 July 2011

This property is a real mixed bag. The setting is lovely (right on the water) and some parts of the building are fine with others mainly the rooms in need of updating. Our room was so small we could barely walk in it and forget about luggage. We asked about a larger room and were told they had a room with a porch. We kept asking if it was larger and he keep pushing the porch--English was not his first language. WE finally got a larger room.
There are no elevators and the halls and stairs are hot and stuffy. Getting ice is a major hassle as you have to ask at the "desk" which is hidden in a corner. Guests cannot get their own ice and you often get attitude. Some of the staff especially the locals were very friendly. The "imported help" not so much. Basic things like not replacing toiletries and only filling coffee cups half way are just other examples of lack of customer service and attention to detail.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 June 2011

We stayed here for 2 days and wish we stayed longer..The Inn was amazing, clean friendly great view and the amenities were fantastic from afternoon tea sitting on andirondeck chairs watching the boats sail by...spa treatments..breakfast buffet ..bar and restaurant all fantastic. Everything was clean and comfortable beds. Mabels across the street has fantastic clam chowder and homemade desserts to die for. Hannahs store within walking distance is a fun shop for the ladies..so much to see ..we went on a sailing ship and saw Pres Bush Sr speeding by in his boat. Spetacular views and great roads to dosome walking the scenery is fantastic.Allisons restaurant was our favorite too in town. What a great get away! 5 star ++++

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 May 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Breakwater Inn for two nights to celebrate his birthday. The Inn overlooks the bay looking out to the ocean. The rooms are beautiful with a bacony overlooking the water. The bed was a bit soft and not the most comfortable, but the room itself was very nicely decorated. They served breakfast in Stripers every morning and it was very good with an assortment of items. The services was excellent and they were very accomodating. I would love to return for a bit longer next time.

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  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Breakwater Inn and Spa

Address: 127 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6308
Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Kennebunkport
Price Range: $185 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Breakwater Inn and Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in the 1880's, The Breakwater Inn & Spa is one of the most historic Kennebunkport hotels and inns with all the modern hotel comforts, located right on the Kennebunk River waterfront. Experience our chic water view inn rooms, cottages or spa rooms as you indulge in exclusive signature spa treatments in our luxury spa complex. Delight in innovative cuisine at Stripers Waterside Restaurant, taking pleasure in the freshest seafood, lobster and shellfish from the New England Maine Coast. ... more   less 
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