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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We stayed in an ocean view room on the second floor. The room was large and well appointed. We learned that it had recently been redecorated and it was lovely. One of our criticisms was of the bathroom which had not been redecorated. While very clean it was in need of updating, The wall paper was hanging off the walls,...

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seasidekennebunk, Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. You are correct some of the wallpaper seams in that room have become loose but the paper is not hanging off the wall. We do have to wait until the winter to wallpaper the rooms since we havent had an empty night since May. I did go out to look at the stairs...

Lajitas, Texas
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Loved this place, room was very large and comfortable. Staff was great, always friendly. Breakfast in a quaint room with fresh muffins everyday. View was unobstructed, and you would walk right down to the beach which is private. Washer and Dryer available. Although they say you can walk to Dock Square, it was a little far for me, but the...

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy your enjoyed your stay at The Seaside Inn. We are located 7/10th of mile from the Port and could be long for some. But once you arrive at the Inn it is nice a quiet and you don't have the crowd of the Port. Thank you very much and we hope to see you again.

Berwyn, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We have been staying at the Seaside Inn for many years. You can't beat it for location. Even though the beach alongside the hotel is now part of the public beach, it is always much less crowded than farther down where people can pay for a parking space. The staff at the inn is great. They treat you as a...

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry it took a while to respond to your review. With the nice weather we have continued to be very busy. Thank you so much for your kind remarks and we truly are happy that you enjoy your stays. We are hoping to make some improvements in the near future and look forward to seeing you come...

Granby, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Put aside the photos that depict the inn right on the water. Not true. For the high price ($360 a night in summer) of a sea side room, you will have about a 5-minute walk, over the brow of a hill, to the beach. If you want to spend less money, take a room in the back of the building,...

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you like our location. It is true that we have 30 yards of lawn between us and the dune. We are not like an oceanfront hotel down south where we are located on the sand. We have a dune and lawn to protect us from the storms. We are the only hotel located on the beach without...

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Best beach access in Kennebunk beach but boy do you pay for it. They have no significant competition and do not try very hard . At these prices , the included breakfast is ok at best. The rooms on the first floor are very tired and are in serious need of an upgrade. The bathrooms are tiny and a through...

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry The Seaside Inn was not the right fit for you. Not every property is right for each person. We can see that you were expecting a higher end boutique hotel and we do not try to say that is us. There are plenty in town at $450 per night and up but we try to stay mid...

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We stayed at the Seaport Inn at the end of July. We love the Kennebunk and Kennebunkport area and had always wanted to stay there. The location so close to one of the best beaches in Maine can't be beat. We arrived in early afternoon and our room was not ready, but no problem we just went to the beautiful...

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seasidekennebunk, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

It is very nice to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Seaside Inn. You are correct we do not allow smoking on the hot tub deck and will replace the non-smoking sign. We do have a designated smoking area under the deck on the first floor that provides shelter if it is raining. If you ever have an issue...

Westwood, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Five stars not for mind-blowing decor or butler service, but for superior lodging in an amazing place with friendly atmosphere and lots of toys you can borrow. Walk out the door, cross the lawn, and you are on a great family beach. Borrow beach chairs and bogie boards if you didn't bring yours (but don't forget your beach towels!). The...

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your kind words. Out staff is the best and it is nice that they are recognized. So happy you had a good stay and hope we will see you again soon.

Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Very nice place w/ reasonable prices. The staff are friendly and appreciative of your business. The (light breakfast as they say) is really good and plentiful. The beach is just a couple hundred feet from here. The hot tub was awesome. This place has a very relaxing atmosphere. My only negative is that our room was on the first floor...

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry about the noise above you. We are an older wood framed building but we have added extra padding to the floors above you. Next time please ask us for a second floor room so you do not need to leave your tv on. I am glad you felt how appreciative the staff is. We all really do...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2015

The location of the inn is fantastic with direct access to the beach in a quiet and comfortable environment. Been at the inn several times and would stay longer if it wasn't always booked up. The breakfast is also a very nice touch.

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your stay at The Seaside. We are small and do book up quickly but if you call us by March I am sure we could book a longer stay for you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2015

Quiet inn - the location is incredible. The inn itself has a great history. Proximal to beach with coffee and continental breakfast heavy on cereal & breads. Bicycles for your use as well as beach chairs. Walk or bike to town to avoid parking at a premium.

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seasidekennebunk, Owner at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. I hope you enjoyed our continental breakfast. Due to the fact we are a grandfathered business at the beach we are not allowed to grill any items. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront Inn directly on quiet section of Kennebunk Beach. The only Kennebunk Inn directly on the Beach! Walk to Kennebunkport’s Famous Dock Square shops, boutiques and restaurants. Sea kayaking, lobster boat tours, whale watching, fabulous sunrises and sunsets from your room! Surfing, wake boarding and kayaking right out your door. Ocean view Hot Tub. Bicycles. The Seaside Inn is open year round and includes breakfast daily in the 1850 Boat House. Great values with our special Off-Season Packages in our Oceanfront Inn. View live beach cam on our web site. 9th Generation Family Innkeepers since 1667. Kennebunkport’s premier beachfront address. A memorable location and experience directly on the beach. Maine Environmental Leader award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaside Inn

Address: 80 Beach Ave, Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7632
Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Price Range: $120 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Seaside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Terrace side rooms are a good value. Oceanside rooms have spectacular view.”
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“top floor has better views of ocean, steer clear of the terrace rooms”
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“Top floor, ocean side rooms have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles krystal09, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If it's a ocean view you are looking for better to book a room on the second floor.”
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“Rooms away from street side probably would be quieter”
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