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The Lodge on the Cove
Ranked #12 of 26 Kennebunkport B&B and Inns
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
1 review
“We couldn't have asked for more”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

My boyfriend and I were thrilled with our experience at the newly renovated, fresh, modern Lodge on the cove. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the beautiful accommodations, we really couldn't have asked for more. The rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. We truly loved our stay and would absolutely return and recommend it to anyone looking for a comfortable, affordable stay in Kennebunkport.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at The Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review, 10 October 2013
Dear Michelle C.,

Sounds like the two of you had such an enjoyable time with us at the lodge. Sweet Gale does offer a nice secluded feel. Thank you for noticing the details that were put into the design of the rooms. There is a nice warm and romantic ambiance to them. As part of the front desk team I have to say that it is so nice to work at a place like the lodge and it makes it such a fun and great place to be. Thank you for your glowing review and I will share with the rest of the Lodge on the Cove team as well. Hope to see you again for a future stay!
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

I had a great experience at the Lodge on the Cove. The hotel is newly renovated, very tastefully and nicely laid out. The decor is a perfect mix of modern but comfortable, and the rooms are neat and spacious. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The breakfast was a nice touch, not too heavy and just what you need before heading out to explore. Great destination for couples looking to get away for the weekend. The best touch were the free bikes that the hotel has available for rental, which are perfect for exploring the surrounding areas.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at The Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review, 10 October 2013
Dear Ricky S.,

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review about our property. Our cruiser bicycles are a nice addition to the many items that we offer for our guests. Since we are only a little over a half mile into the center of town it is nice the our guests can take a cruiser bike to do some shopping or sightseeing. I will pass along your kind words and compliments to our designer and to the rest of the team here at the long. We hope you come back and visit us again.
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Salem, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

My husband and I were searching for a quick get away in Kennebunkport, Maine. We spent days trying to find a place that wasn't traditional in its design concept and fairly close to town. As soon as I stumbled upon The Lodge on the Cove and read all the amazing reviews, we knew this was the place. We were not disappointed! The decor was bright, stylish and downright cool. Our beautiful room was inviting and comfy. The attentive staff were all engaging, helpful and warm. We were so impressed that we booked another stay for next week! That says it all.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Barbara B
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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at The Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review, 7 October 2013
Dear Barbara B,

We are so pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. Our designer Krista Stokes did an amazing job with the renovations of the Lodge on the Cove. She has impeccable taste and is extremely attentive to the details that she does in her designs. I'm so glad that you were able to enjoy the feel of the lodge that is portrayed through the design. We hope that you continue being a repeat guest for us and don't forget to book for next year when you are here for your second stay!
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Shelton, Connecticut, United States
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Reviewed 3 October 2013

We just completed a 3 night stay at this Lodge. It was wonderful. The staff is welcoming, helpful and friendly. Top notch on cleanliness, both inside the room and all the outside tables and chairs were always clean. Lovely, light, but adequate morning breakfast was included. We had a room with a king bed (very comfortable), with microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, TV, etc. It was very quiet. Nice pool area overlooking the cove. Games for kids (ping pong, board games, etc.) They offer a nice variety of food which was very good. Would definitely return.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at The Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review, 4 October 2013
Good Evening Diane,

Thank you for taking the time to write such kind words about the lodge on the cove. I will pass along your observations of the effort and detail that our housekeeping staff puts into the rooms. Our poolside and lawn games are a great addition to have. They are a lot of fun for children and adults! We hope to see you again in the future.
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

The Lodge is such a treat...outstanding staff...wonderful reception...the lobby is beautiful...wonderful areas to relax...and to enjoy the wonderful views...and the buffet breakfast...yum...they have thought of everything...coffee and tea available all day...the ice tea was great when I returned from my bike ride...bikes provided...the pool and lounge areas are so fun...yummy food and drinks...enjoyed hanging out there...my room was perfect...very comfortable...great bedding...loved the decor...upscale and hip...also, love the location...the cove is charming. Enjoyed sitting outside in all the comfy chairs...so relaxing. All in all...perfect trip...Christy Reid, the GM, has thought of everything...don't miss this gem...I'll definitely return. Also, easy walk to center of town.

Room Tip: It is newly opened...I think every room would be nice.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Samyee
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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at The Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review, 30 September 2013
To our favorite Texan- You were such a joy to have at the lodge on the cove. You must come back to us soon to visit. Its nice to see our guests make this their home away from home. The bicycles to take a quick ride into town or to stroll along ocean avenue and take in the views are a great way to enjoy a day. Lounging poolside or even fireside in the lodge depending on the weather was a great way to take in all we have to offer. I will send your kind wors along to Christy and share with the rest of the team at the lodge on the cove. Can't wait to see you again!
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

This was a last minute trip the week after the 4th of July. The Lodge had just opened after renovations and WOW what a dramatic transformation! We have stayed here before the renovations and had a great time, but from the moment we checked in it was one of the best times we have had in a long time! You would think with such a remake they would have to work out the kinks, but no beat was skipped here!

The staff was fantastic. We wanted for nothing. Marcello's Mojito's were magical! We have spent several summers in the area, but the kids wanted to stay by the pool and just hang out. It was not crowded, and we just sat around playing cards, had some drinks, and the food was exceptional.

We will definitely be back, and I am not one to recommend places, but you would be remiss if you didn't try out the Lodge on the Cove!

Room Tip: Try to get a rooms above the pool area or on the second floor.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at The Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review, 25 September 2013
Thank you for noticing all of the details of our property. Sounds like you enjoyed our poolside are with your kids. We have the great games like ping pong, bocce ball, and cornhole. It is not just a restaurant and bar but a great place to have fun and relax. Your room location is a prime location towering from the ledges overlooking the tidal cove. Great recommendation to future travelers.

See you again for future traveling. We are open for Christmas Prelude this year as well so you could also experience us during out Holiday season.
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

This was a really nice place to stay. We were tired after a day of traveling and wading in the Atlantic Ocean. Great breakfast, very friendly check in and great directions checking out,very clean. would stay here again!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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lodgeonthecove, Front Office Manager at The Lodge on the Cove, responded to this review, 23 September 2013
Thank you for chosing to stay with us at the lodge on the cove. It seems like you had a great time while you were here. It is nice to be within walking distance to the ocean. Please stay with us again on your future trips to Kennebunkport.
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Property: The Lodge on the Cove
Address: 29 S Maine St, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6313
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Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Kennebunkport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Lodge on the Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lodge on the Cove offers a modern and light hearted approach to the quintessential relaxed Maine experience. This newly furbished classic motor lodge is nestled on a wooded cove in Kennebunkport with a relaxed, yet refined, feel. The Lodge offers a vibrant mix of vintage, classic and contemporary furnishings, bold patterns and an upbeat color palette. It is a combination of natural elements, nautically inspired accents and local art that together bring an organic and eclectic Maine vibe. The Lodge will be the hub of activity with check in, lobby and a poolside bar – the perfect place for relaxing and soaking up the fresh Maine air. Onsite bar and restaurant, The Dory, will offer a wide array of fresh cocktails along with simple and delicious light fare. Glass doors open up to the pool deck creating a spacious area for games, gathering, dining or to simply just laze about. Welcoming and unassuming, The Lodge on the Cove is a happy place to visit, perfect for multi-generational travel, couples and young families. ... more   less 
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