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Where To Stay In Kennebunkport, Maine - Updated 2020

where to stay in kennebunkport

Kennebunkport is a coastal town in the south of Maine. What makes Kennebunkport special? The beautiful beaches like the famous sandy Goose Rocks Beach and the Gooch’s Beach, the bright blue waters and of course, the town’s main harbor. Other than these beachy attractions, you can go shopping around Dock Square or check out the Goat Island lighthouse! Think of your vacation in Kennebunkport as a relaxing vacation for your mind, body and soul. Just imagine, a day out in the sun with the fresh ocean breeze, the salty ocean water keeping you cool and those never-ending white sand beaches for you to lounge and relax. Sounds amazing, right? Now the only thing you need to figure out is where to stay in Kennebunkport, and we have created the perfect list of options for you below.


1. Kennebunkport Inn (from USD 395)

Kennebunkport Inn is a beautiful hotel which is located in the heart of the city! The porch of this hotel overlooks the dock square – so you’ll be staying in the centre of the shopping district. All the rooms are cute, cosy and very well decorated. Most of the rooms also have a seating area! If you’re looking for a property with a great view, a great location and a great ambience, you’ve found it.

2. The Lodge on the Cove

The Lodge on the Cove is a really nice and airy property with a rather relaxing vibe. The rooms are pretty spacious with chic pastel decor. Every room is equipped with a microwave, a fridge and a television, as well as a private patio. This hotel also has an outdoor pool with sunbeds and a pool table for you to enjoy a relaxing afternoon. To add to all this, you get free coffee and muffins in the lobby to start your day and you can rent bikes for free to roam around the coastal town of Kennebunkport. Close to various art galleries, this property is very conveniently located.

3. The Tides Beach Club (from USD 439)

The Tides Beach Club is located on the beach. Can a property have a better location? With spacious bedrooms decorated suing marble and stainless steel, the rooms here are a class apart! All the rooms have an en-suite bathroom, air conditioning and a television. There is an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a spa and a lush green garden for you to spend your afternoons at the property. And the hotel also provides chairs, towels and umbrellas for you to relax at the beach while sipping some delicious Tides Beach Club signature cocktails! For every beach person, this hotel should be at the top of your list of where to stay in Kennebunkport.


4. Edgewater Inn (from USD 240)

Edgewater Inn, as the name suggests, is located at the edge of a water body. That means, most of the rooms in this place have a total or partial sea view as well as a view of the beach. We recommend booking the two-bedroom villa because you get a private villa all to yourself with a beautiful view of the coastline and the water! Kennebunk Beach is barely a 10-minute drive from the property while the main town of Kennebunkport is just 1.5 kilometres (0.9 miles) away. This place is ideal for a peaceful and relaxing family vacation!

5. Harbor Inn

Harbor Inn is a beautiful property located in the heart of the city. This property has a sort of home away from home vibe. While the rooms may be a little small, they are decorated with love and they are very cosy! All the rooms come with air conditioning and private bathrooms, while some rooms even have a fireplace. Most of the rooms at this property offer a sea view. This property provides a farm-to-table breakfast which is a must-have if you’re staying here!


6. Cape Arundel Inn and Resort

Cape Arundel Inn and Resort is a beautiful resort which is located right next to the ocean. That means that most of the rooms have a view of the ocean – a view so pretty, all you can see is the vast endless expanse of beautiful blue water! Each room is uniquely decorated and has a private en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Some rooms even have a balcony – we definitely recommend booking one of those. At this resort, you can also indulge in a daily wine and cheese hour or join the mixology classes that take place once a week. Don’t keep thinking about where to stay in Kennebunkport, just book this place!

7. Ocean Woods Resort (from USD 199)

Ocean Woods Resort is a beachside resort which is perfect for a family vacation. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, and all of them have traditional decor and theme. This resort even offers apartments which have a private living area and a fully equipped kitchen. You can go relax in the outdoor pool, chill in the hot tub or head to the beach to spend a lazy afternoon by the ocean! There is also a nice garden around the property for the kids to play – and a little pond too. All in all, a great resort with an excellent location.

8. Hidden Pond Resort (from USD 539)

Hidden Pond Resort is probably the classiest resort in the area. This resort only has bungalows and cottages, which makes it perfect for a relaxing vacation! All the units come with a coffee machine, an iPod dock, a flat-screen TV, a DVD player, private bathrooms and all the comfort that you can ask for. You can even hire bikes for free at this resort! This property also has a spa, an adults-only serenity pool and an on-site bar. If you’re coming here for a romantic getaway with your partner, we suggest booking the one-bedroom bungalow to enjoy your privacy and quality time!

Vacation Rentals

9. Apartment located close to the city centre (from USD 100)

Located in the centre of the city, this studio apartment is perfect for people on the go. If you want to be close to various tourist attractions, art galleries, the main shopping district and the beaches, then this is the place to book! With one bedroom, a private seating area and a kitchen cum dining area, this minimalistic apartment is ideal for two. This place is also pet-friendly, and it’s located in a dog-friendly neighbourhood! So don’t think twice about bringing your four-legged friends along.

Excellent Location
Kennebunk, Maine, United States
144 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apt is small and ‘no frills’ just like the photos
the apartment is cozy and has all the little amenities you might need from towels to a fan
the space is great - coffee maker a small wine in the fridge comfy bed well lit
comfortable bed large shower huge fridge coffee machine and dishes
and a nice table to sit at
clean and comfortable setup
very clean and comfortable place
clean comfortable living space and truly dog friendly
the space is clean and comfortable
the place itself was clean and spacious
john was a great host
john was a great host
the host john was attentive and helpful
john was kind and helpful - true new england hospitality
john is very responsive host
excellent location walking distance to main shopping and food areas
great location in downtown kennebunk
great location for a weekend getaway
the place is perfectly located around the corner from shopping dining etc
easy walk to downtown kennebunkport
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10. Centrally located apartment suite (from USD 116)

This one-bedroom apartment has been newly made with a boho-chic California vibe. Ideal for a family vacation or even a vacation with your friends, this apartment can easily accommodate four people. The rental is very close to the town square, close to the famous restaurants and cafes and close to Goose Rocks Beach. You have this whole apartment to yourself! With split heating and cooling, a fully stocked kitchen, a private living area and all the modern facilities, feel free to make yourself at home and have a great stay!

"The Roost" Bright & Quiet - Close to Town.
Kennebunkport, Maine, United States
130 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bedding keurig furniture appliances shower washer/dryer all worked great
the bed was super comfy and the apartment was air conditioned
very kid friendly with coloring books and kid table
there's a little art table with colouring pens which is a nice touch for the little ones
emily's apartment is private quiet and extremely well appointed and cared for
very clean and modern design
spacious very clean and comfortable
spotless and looks like brand new
' it was super clean and comfortable for our little family
very clean nice size hostess was very responsive
emily was a wonderful host
emily was a friendly and accommodating host
she was a great host and always available for additional info
emily is such a great host with some wonderful spaces available
emily is really a great host and we would definitely visit again
great location for us
” this location is modern while being cute and homey
we loved the location and privacy
great place would definitely recommend this location
great location to beach and center of town
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Find the perfect place to stay

Depending on your budget, the number of travellers, and your preferred location, you can choose from any of these hotels, resorts, inns and vacation rentals. Don’t waste too much time thinking about where to stay in Kennebunkport and just book the place that suits your needs!

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