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    Franciscan Guest House

    26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7628
    (207) 613-1755
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    • Excellent23%
    • Very good43%
    • Average17%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible10%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 144 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We found it very difficult to understand some of the harsh criticism about this excellent and peaceful place. Our room was clean, spacious and comfortable, breakfast very good and the staff really helpful. We recommend it to anyone.

    Thank Michael A
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a very pleasant stay at the main guest house. This place is not just a hotel, so don’t expect that. The rooms are basic and very clean. The grounds are beautiful and you can walk through the gardens to the water. There is...More

    Thank TRyana
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Formally a school, the accomodation is dated and a little run down . Though very clean and close to Kennebunk beach and Kennebunkport. Short walk to both. The grounds are lovely. Close to the river. If you not concerned about stairs, hostel type accomodation this...More

    Thank jindalee13
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    There are few places I have stayed over the years where I can honestly say, "I know I will never stay here again." The Franciscan Guest House is one of them. The pictures and website advertise a historical place - the reality is that you...More

    1  Thank jonkat2017
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The room was very clean but very outdated. For the price, though, it was great for a clean place to sleep. The breakfast had a huge buffet for a $4 donation. They also served an entire dinner for $11. The grounds and hiking trails were...More

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    • US$74 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 65
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    • Kennebunks >
    • Kennebunk
    • Also Known As
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    "If you have accessibility issues, definitely opt for ground floor."
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    "No elevators so if stairs are an issue make it known when booking."
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    "Ask for a room facing the grounds."
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    "There are many different room types and sizes here in several buildings. Call ahead or visit the web site to..."
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