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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Place to go ,The food it was incredible ,Hotel rooms were small but very neat and clean , The Hotel it is a beautiful Ocean View ,But a way small than what we see at the picture LOL , Still worth to go

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

Greetings vvialva, Thank you for the great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our hotel and the great view from our rooms. Our housekeeping staff does a great job and we are very luck to have them. They work very hard to make sure our rooms are in great condition for our guests. We hope to have you...

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....

New England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boathouse was superb. It is fresh, contemporary, not overdone, and focused on guest comfort (we run an inn, so we notice). Right down to the pair of earplugs on the bedside table (in case your partner snores!) Who else DOES this in the hotel business?! Nice to be in New England and have a hotel that offers a new...

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

Good Morning fbking, Thank you for the amazing review. It's wonderful to hear about how much you enjoyed your time with us. We take great pride in giving each guest the best experience possible and we are very lucky to be in a location like Kennebunkport. Paying attention to the little things is one thing we try to do with...

Middleboro, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Every year at Christmas time we travel to Kennebunkport. Our first choice is always to stay at the Boathouse. The rooms are comfortable and quiet. The location is perfect for strolling around the village. Best of all David's KPT is right downstairs with its fabulous menu and food along with a wonderful view of the water.

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

Thank you, Suzanne W, for your review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us over Christmas break. Our in town location is perfect for shopping and exploring. Guests love that David's KPT is conveniently located downstairs. With its' spectacular views and delicious food; it is always a great choice. We hope to welcome you back...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Boatshed Wharf Room and it was very nice. Modern and clean with well appointed rooms. The bed was a Ki g and very comfortable. Was nice to have the wicker chairs to relax in all well. A good sized bathroom with everything provided. The restaurant adjacent to it 'Davids' was excellent. The service was fabulous. Would...

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

Dear CaraBS, Thank you for your review. Our guests enjoy the decor and convenience of our Wharfside rooms. These rooms are larger in size and provide more comfort for guests staying a few nights or longer. David's KPT is a great spot to enjoy lunch, dinner or a cocktail while taking in the sweeping views. We hope you visit us...

Milford, Connecticut
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Wharfside Rooms are a separate building with reserved parking spots for each room which is a great idea. The rooms are beautiful and cozy. Being right downtown is awesome as walking the town is quite pleasant.Allisons restaurant has the best lobster rolls and is within walking distance. The Spirit is a 3 mast schooner converted to a bar/pub and docked...

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

Dear Nickola B, Thank you for your review. Our guests are fond of the reserved parking that we provide. It's fun to arrive at the hotel and see your name on a parking cone marking your dedicated spot. The location is conveniently located walking distance to all that Kennebunkport has to offer! Visit us again soon!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 19 December 2016

My husband and I stayed for one night to celebrate his birthday. The front desk staff were mediocre. Parking was not easy as we were told we had a reserved spot, but all spots were full. They resolved it, but it wasn't the best start. The wharfside room was small and nicely decorated but so loud! We did not sleep...

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

Dear EmilyBGreen, Thank you for your review. I am disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your visit with us. Our in town location can make parking a challenge. We do our absolute best to ensure that all guests have dedicated parking. Sometimes things go amiss and the staff has to scramble to correct the issue. I am happy...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We came to Kennebunkport to visit friends. They recommended the Boathouse Waterfront Hotel. So glad that they did. The hotel is beautiful. Our room was very spacious. We were in a handicap accessible room. The staff could not have been nicer. And we loved coming into Davids KPT after a day out and about. We ate in the bar area...

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

Thank you, amm19145, for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. The room that you stayed in is quite spacious and also has a view of the water! Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff. We have a hardworking team and I will be sure to pass along your comments to them. It's...

UK
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had stayed here before and had an OK experience a couple of years ago. A heavy Christmas decoration fell off the ceiling on my Mum's head at breakfast and the staff were not bothered at all. They didn't seem concerned, barely apologised and we wondered if that was what all the staff were like - or whether it was...

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

Dear jetsetter77Uk, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that you decided to give us another try! Our Wharfside rooms are newly renovated and offer guests a relaxing reprieve in the center of town. Thank you for your comments on the air conditioner. This is certainly something we will look into. David's KPT does serve dinner nightly,...

Sandbach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stopped in Kennebunkport whilst passing through. Had a walk around the town and looked for a spot of lunch. We saw The Boathouse from the town bridge and thought that it looked like nice place to dine as it had an outdoor patio area overlooking the water. Met, greeted and sat promptly and were offered menus and drinks by a...

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  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel

Address: 21 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6003
Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range: RM486 - RM1,885 (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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“Ask for a room overlooking the water (harborside). There will be a little balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles fbking, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“try for rooms on water side if available”
 of 5 bubbles kennysmom, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you struggle with narrow steep stairs, and need lift access, stick to the main hotel, as you will seriously struggle.”
 of 5 bubbles P44cka, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Captain's room offers two balconies and good views of the water.”
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“Rooms with harbor view are costlier, but worth it.”
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