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Joppa, Maryland
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was our third stay at Blue Water House. Already booked for 2017!! We love everything about this B&B. Like to stay in the Key Lime room which includes an awesome deck area. Perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine. Rick and staff are so friendly and attentive. Breakfast is always delicious. Would recommend booking at The Blue Water...

Thank Sanders L
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Blue Water House is one of the most eclectic, interesting, relaxing locations where we have stayed. The location is perfect. Our corner room (The Key Lime Room) was clean, spacious, uniquely decorated and charming. It opened to a porch that wraps around the building, but each room has its own access and it feels very private. Our host was...

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Emmaus, PA
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Rick and friends run a great B and B in Lewes. I have stayed in many B and B's throughout the US, but I consider the Blue Water House the most friendly, the least pretentious, the least stuffy, and the most laid-back and accommodating of all. It is also definitely the most unique for many reasons. This B and B...

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate our guests feedback, and strive every day to give each and every one, a comfortable and relaxing experience! Hope to see you again in the future! Rick and Lola

Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a very interesting and enjoyable place to stay, while in Lewes, Delaware! Each room has it's own character! Our room, The Islamorado, has a spacious balcony with a swing and bistro set! This was our first bed & breakfast stay, and we are sure it will be the best! Rick, the owner, is very cordial, and friendly! We...

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, and for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate all of our guests, and are happy to host such wonderful people such as yourselves! Hope to see you again soon! Rick and Lola

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My hubby and I just returned from a long weekend trip to Lewes. This was our first time staying in Lewes as we generally stay in Bethany but Lewes has much more quaint and calm atmosphere. The Blue Water House was fun - very eclectic decor. Lots of color, cute rooms and great service. Our host Rick was friendly and...

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us, and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! We are so lucky to get such wonderful guests, such as yourselves, and appreciate all the feedback! We hope to see you again in the future! Rick and Lola

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Just loved this place ! The room was spacious , comfortable and beautifully decorated in 'key west ' style with a balcony equipped with a hammock style swing seat and comfy chairs 😊Rick, the owner is charming and eager to make one's stay as pleasant as possible . Breakfast is great and I will definitely be back often 😊

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Califon, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stayed in the little palm room! The bed was extremely comfy and the entire place was full of art! Rick and the staff were very accommodating. The location was perfect! We look forward to coming back!

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you again in the future! Rick and Lola

Wrentham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Lucky to get a room last minute on a summer Sunday!!! Recommended by a "local" & we loved it. Usually stay at chain hotels so this was a treat/adventure. Rick was real laid back & let us check out the room before we stayed. He served up a delicious & varied breakfast the next morning. All rooms with private baths....

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Rick3225, Owner at The Blue Water House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so happy to provide such a relaxing experience for our guests! We appreciate the positive feedback! Hope to see you again in the future! Rick and Lola

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our family (2 adults, a 13 year old and an 11 year old) stayed in the Key West room of the Blue Water House for several days for a beach vacation, and we recommend it to any family that is looking for a stress-free and relaxing family beach vacation. Rick, the owner, could not be more accommodating, friendly or helpful,...

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Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 28 August 2016

.... terrific experience .....stayed for a few days in July and returned (with friends) for a slightly longer stay in August. .....the Inn is close to the town center and the beach, .... beautiful room and a warm and welcoming staff, ..... colorful, eclectic decor with a coastal vibe, ...... a really nice breakfast selection, including pastries, bacon and eggs,...

Thank Tom C

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Water House in Lewes, DE is a casual beach bed & breakfast a short walk from the beautiful Delaware Bay beaches. Make our house your next stop today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Water House

Address: 407 E Market St, Lewes, DE 19958-1122
Region: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Price Range: $185 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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The Blue Water House Lewes, Delaware
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“Rooms on the third floor have a balconies or try the nicest room in the place, the Hemingway Suite.”
ScottL134, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms at front the best with better view”
  • Everywhere full of artwork
  • No traffic and view over the wood next door
thesticks, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check out rooms on website.”
sandersl2014, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We liked the Key Lime room.”
Peppercat1, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“corner room with balcony would be our recommendation”
grmm3, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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