Best Hotels in Kennebunkport

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    The Captain Lord Mansion
    Kennebunkport, ME
    #1 in Best Hotels in Kennebunkport
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1173 reviewsTripAdvisor (1173)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    This family-owned property is situated in a small neighborhood just east of the river in Kennebunkport, Maine. The staff members running the Captain Lord Mansion receive heaps of praise from recent guests for their welcoming demeanors and helpfulness. At this property, you'll find ornately decorated rooms complete with memory foam mattresses, minifridges, complimentary Wi-Fi and gas fireplaces. Guests here also have complimentary access to snowshoes, bikes, beach chairs and towels, and visitors are invited to sample from the extensive wine cellar. Meanwhile, the Day Spa pampers visitors with soothing treatments like deep tissue massages and body rubs. Guests particularly love the decadent, three-course breakfasts, which are included in the room rates.

    Kennebunkport, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1173 reviewsTripAdvisor (1173)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Great Critic Rating
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    White Barn Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection
    Kennebunk Beach, ME
    #2 in Best Hotels in Kennebunkport
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 360 reviewsTripAdvisor (360)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Situated about a half-mile southwest of Dock Square, the White Barn Inn & Spa serves as a convenient place to hang your hat if you're looking to explore the heart of Kennebunkport. The inn's AAA Five Diamond Award-winning restaurant is one of the most popular establishments downtown, thanks to its upscale iterations of cod, halibut and lobster roll (all fresh daily catches, of course). The inn also offers private cooking classes available for budding culinary artists. Keep in mind that there are several accommodation choices to pick from: The Main House, the garden and the waterfront cottages. Recent guests especially appreciate the extra perks found in each guest room, like marble bathrooms with heated floors and whirlpool tubs and walk-in rainfall showers. Visitors also appreciate the accommodating staff and the surprisingly quiet locale on Kennebunkport River. 

    Kennebunk Beach, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 360 reviewsTripAdvisor (360)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Great Critic Rating
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Breakwater Inn & Spa
    Kennebunkport, ME
    #3 in Best Hotels in Kennebunkport
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 312 reviewsTripAdvisor (312)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    The Breakwater Inn & Spa is an ideal retreat for visitors seeking a quiet getaway to Kennebunkport, Maine. This hotel – originally built in the 1880s – showcases the area's serene surroundings from its perch along the Kennebunkport River. (Guests considering a stay here should note that, because of the hotel's older roots, there is no elevator in the inn building, but there is an elevator in the spa building.) Rooms and suites are outfitted in nautical sky blue, rich navy and stark white hues and feature pillow-top beds, and free wireless internet access. Also complimentary: The use of the hotel's bikes. If you'd rather stay on-site, work up a sweat at the fitness studio and follow it up with a treatment like a facial, massage or manicure at the spa. Once you're ready for some food, Stripers Waterside Restaurant serves up savory seafood dishes with sunset views. (Note: The restaurant is open on a limited schedule in the offseason.)

    Kennebunkport, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 312 reviewsTripAdvisor (312)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Good Critic Rating
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Yachtsman Hotel & Marina Club
    Kennebunkport, ME
    #4 in Best Hotels in Kennebunkport
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 42 reviewsTripAdvisor (42)
    Free WiFi

    The Yachtsman Hotel & Marina Club sits within walking distance of the vibrant restaurants, galleries and marinas of the idyllic Maine coast town of Kennebunkport. The hotel's pristine location on a tidal river allows boating enthusiasts to dock personal watercraft at the adjacent Kennebunkport Marina, and guests can enjoy kayak, canoe, paddleboard and bike rentals for free during their stays. If you love being outside but prefer a more relaxing experience, lounge on the SS Sundaze, a pool boat docked in the river. When it comes to accommodations, recent guests loved the water views from their colorful bungalows. Each room includes complimentary Wi-Fi access, a minifridge and a smart TV, as well as an outdoor terrace featuring Adirondack chairs. Guests will have to pay a $35 daily resort fee during their stay, which includes discounted day passes for and group classes at nearby Quest Fitness, as well as coffee in the mornings. And while there is no on-site restaurant, the Marina Bar, open from 3 to 7 p.m., serves crisp cocktails that guest can enjoy while watching the boats drift by in one of the most picturesque towns New England has to offer.

    Kennebunkport, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 42 reviewsTripAdvisor (42)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Good Critic Rating
    Free WiFi
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    Nonantum Resort
    Kennebunkport, ME
    #5 in Best Hotels in Kennebunkport
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2090 reviewsTripAdvisor (2090)
    Free WiFi

    The picturesque Nonantum Resort sits on the Kennebunk River in the town of Kennebunkport, Maine. Travelers can take the complimentary shuttle to Downtown Dock Square and Kennebunk Beaches to explore all that the downtown area has to offer. On the resort’s grounds, guests enjoy a heated outdoor pool, a shuffleboard court, a marina with kayak rentals and a lighthouse. Each of the 109 guest rooms sports quaint, coastal cottage decor and comes with modern perks like a minifridge, a coffee maker, a flat-screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Plus, you can decline housekeeping for any number of days to receive a credit toward your stay. Past guests love the friendly staff, picturesque grounds and delicious complimentary breakfast. If fact, they can hardly find a negative word to say about the resort. It is a popular wedding venue though, which means hundreds of guests, noise and tents are sometimes on the property. 

    Kennebunkport, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2090 reviewsTripAdvisor (2090)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Seaside Inn
    Kennebunkport, ME
    #6 in Best Hotels in Kennebunkport
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 169 reviewsTripAdvisor (169)
    Seaside Inn is a 3.5 star hotel located at 80 Beach Ave. in Kennebunkport. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 169 reviews.
    Kennebunkport, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 169 reviewsTripAdvisor (169)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
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    The Yachtsman Lodge and Marina
    Kennebunkport, ME
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi
    Kennebunkport, ME
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Cape Arundel Inn & Resort
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Maine Stay Inn & Cottages
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Cottages at Cabot Cove
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 330 reviewsTripAdvisor (330)
    Free WiFi

    In the heart of Kennebunkport, Maine, The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel is set on the Kennebunk River and is within walking distance of local shopping and restaurants. Two building divide up the nautically decorated accommodations – all include flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Some rooms have private balconies, while suites feature additional amenities like seating areas and vaulted ceilings. The property offers guests complimentary beach cruisers, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. There is also a seasonal shuttle to nearby attractions, as well as beach parking permits and equipment. The hotel’s on-site seafood restaurant serves lunch and dinner, plus a complimentary continental breakfast. Recent guests love the hotel’s location, but a few of them note that the free morning meal is exceptionally light.

    Kennebunkport, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 330 reviewsTripAdvisor (330)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Tides Beach Club
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 282 reviewsTripAdvisor (282)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Steps from Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport, Maine, The Tides Beach Club offers guests a modern, coastal-themed atmosphere in a historic inn, which was built in 1899. The hotel is known for its social atmosphere – with a popular happy hour in its lobby bar and seasonal events like summer yoga stargazing. Bright, contemporary accommodations feature Frette linens, marble bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi access. Some rooming options have ocean views, and suites add extra living space and Jonathan Adler furnishings. When it’s time to eat, there’s an on-site, modern seafood restaurant with cocktails serving lunch and dinner. Complimentary continental breakfast is also available. And when it’s time to venture out, the hotel offers free bike rentals and beach equipment, as well as sports rentals and beachside lunch (for a fee). Recent guests have loved the hotel’s location and beach vibe, but a few of them have warned that it can get busy and noisy.

    Kennebunkport, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 282 reviewsTripAdvisor (282)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Colony Hotel
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 573 reviewsTripAdvisor (573)
    Free WiFi

    With views of the Atlantic Ocean and a private beach, the Colony Hotel has offered guests a uniquely New England experience since it opened in 1914. The hotel has been owned and operated by the same family since 1947 and consists of five buildings with 125 guest rooms. Guests are sure to stay entertained during a stay here, as the hotel features a heated saltwater pool, an 18-hole putting green, and a game area with shuffleboard, horseshoes and croquet. And for traveling foodies, the hotel provides guests with a complimentary buffet breakfast, plus two on-site restaurants serving lunch and dinner. What’s more, a weekly night buffet on Fridays features classic East Coast seafood, including lobsters and steamers. Accommodations range from one-bedrooms to whole cottages, but all options feature traditional style with modern amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi access and iPod clock radios. Pet-friendly rooms are also available. Recent guests love the atmosphere and applaud the family-friendly activities, but some of them have noted that rooms are outdated.

    Kennebunkport, ME
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 573 reviewsTripAdvisor (573)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Kennebunkport Inn
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi

    If you’re looking for stylish charm and relaxation in a storied setting, the Kennebunkport Inn can undoubtedly provide. The property is set in the heart of Kennebunkport, Maine. Kennebunkport is a coastal town celebrated for its historical buildings such as St. Ann’s Episcopal Church and Goat Island Lighthouse. The property, which dates back to the 1890s, offers guests contemporary accommodations with antique flair. Rooms feature flat-screen TVs, coffee makers and free Wi-Fi access. Some lodging options also have gas fireplaces and wet bars. If you’re looking to venture out onto the water, Kennebunkport Inn offers complimentary kayak and canoe rentals. Landlocked guests can also make use of the beach accessories, cruiser bicycles and seasonal shuttle to local attractions. There is a hot, continental breakfast as well as an on-site restaurant with a daily happy hour dinner service and weekly live music. Recent guests applaud the hotel’s quaint atmosphere and location, but some of them note that many local businesses are seasonal, so be sure to research your travel time.

    Kennebunkport, ME
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Ocean Woods Resort
    Kennebunkport, ME
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi

    Set on 10 private acres, the Ocean Woods Resort offers guests a secluded atmosphere with casual accommodations. Guests enjoy a variety of amenities, including sports courts and compliment beach equipment, as well as water sports rentals. When it’s time to retreat, cozy rooms feature private bathrooms, coffee makers, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi access. Suites add extra living space, minifridges and gas fireplaces. On-site eateries include a restaurant and pub serving seafood and Maine lobster, plus nightly specials and an evening happy hour in the lobby bar. Recent guests note that the hotel is set outside of Kennebunkport, Maine, so a car is required to reach most destinations, but many visitors also applauded customer service and the comfortable atmosphere.

    Kennebunkport, ME
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi