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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed at Blue Water House for a few nights over spring break. Our stay at the hotel was great. The funky decor, huge rooms, comfy bed, and perfect location made for a perfect get away. The hotel is 3 blocks from the beach and from town. All facilities at The hotel were immaculate. Rick was cordial...

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

Jill, thank you so much for your wonderful review, and for taking the time to do so! We are blessed with such great guests, such as yourselves! Hope to see you again in the future! The staff at The Blue Water House

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ferry from Cape May and went to Lewes. We stayed at the Blue Water House. Loved the house, very eclectic. The view and sunset from the porch was great. It was very convenient to the ferry and to the town of Lewes. There were bikes to use to travel to the beach or dinner. Antonio was very...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The Blue Water House is one of the most unique places I've ever stayed. Wonderful and eclectic, this place is a true experience. As we pulled in we were happily greeted by the owner Rick who helped us with our luggage, showed us to our room and gave us the tour. Breakfast is great, close to the beach, rooms are...

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

thanks scott....great weather better guests...a privilege to host you and your wife...hope to meet your wildly talented children some day....best wishes rick

Blandon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Stayed here in November of 2016 while in town for a weekend of racing at the nearby Georgetown Speedway. I've stayed in at least a dozen bed and breakfasts in my lifetime, and this was by far my favorite one ever. A very eclectic property, with unique artwork and paintings everywhere. Our room was very comfortable and quiet. Rick the...

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the blue water house most constant attribute...we get to host great guess like you....thank you....rick

Reviewed 12 February 2017

Great place! Whimsical decor with a friendly vibe. Clean but not uptight. the owner makes the best french toast. Not far from the main strip of Lewes. I would definitely would go back. Rick Quill is a great host.

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

thanks matt...our mantra...blessed with great guests

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

And that is thanks to the great hospitality that we felt entering B&B Blue Water house. Greeted by Rick-the host och sweet Lola-the dog. We were allowed to pick our rooms - all differently decorated, veranda outside every of them, among the nicest beds I ever slept in. Rick guided us to nice beach and walk and restaurant. Bottled water...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stayed in the Little Palms rooms - everything was bright and whimsical! I loved it. No matter how many times I walked up or down the stairs or sat in the dining area I saw more little details I had missed the first time - there are pictures and art everywhere. Owner Rick (and his dog Lola) were both...

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thanks nikole and tony...pittsburg rocks...truely a pleasure to host great guest....happy holidays...rick

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Been staying here again and again for the last 5 years. Rick and Ali consistently provide Awsome hospitality! Clean, private, quiet, and unique. This B&B is a 5 minute walk over the bridge to Downtown Lewis. We love staying here because we can walk (or ride their bikes) over for dinner and have drinks and not worry about driving back!

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here last weekend and we loved it! This was our first time staying in Delaware and this was the perfect place! I am rather picky when choosing places to stay, but we definitely chose the right place. The rooms were clean, the bed was extremely comfortable. We stayed in Islamorada, a corner room with a...

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

thanks rachel...we are grateful to be located in lewes which attract the best guess...it was a pleasure to host you and your husband...looking forward to seeing you both in the future....rick

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Brilliant B&B full of an eclectic mix or artworks. Free drinks and snacks and cake. Rick the owner couldn't have been more helpful and cooks a mean breakfast. Free wine and beer. Quiet location within 5 minutes walking distance of town. Big comfy room with everything you could need for a relaxing stay, whatever the weather. Close to Henlopen park...

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thanks,we our the backdrop...the guest and lewes are the memories...and we host the best visitors...you

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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: ₹ 9,011 - ₹ 9,011 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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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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