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East Brunswick, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We need to get back. Great rooms. We stayed in the Key West room and loved it. Great breakfast and great host. He even gave us a Dogfish Head tin sign. Location is awesome. We stayed here for the 1st Dogfish Head WoCAaW. Would definitely recommend.

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

Thank you so much for your review! It is so great to see reviews from our guests even now, who stayed years ago! We hope that you will be able to come back and stay with us soon! It is wonderful guests like you who give us such great reviews, and keep our business going! Thanks so much, Ali at...

Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We stayed at The Blue Water House for a last minute weekend getaway and could not have been happier with our choice. The location was close the the beach and the quaint town center, within walking distance of both. The inn is filled with an eclectic assortment of colorful artwork. The overall vibe is just happy and relaxed. Breakfast was...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We stayed here in the Spring and thoroughly enjoyed the easy comfort of Blue Water House as well as the perfect location! From Rick's yummy made to order breakfasts to start the day to the variety of places to sit with a good book or play a board game at the end of the day, it had all the comforts...

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Reviewed 25 March 2015

The house is an attraction of its own. Colorful art abounds! This place puts a smile on your face and puts you in a good mood for your stay, which is what I need after one of my weeks. I highly recommend the Blue Water House!

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

Hi Karen, Thank you so much for your kind words in your review, and for staying with us! We appreciate all the wonderful comments!! We hope you can come stay with us again soon!! Thanks again, Ali and Rick

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 23 March 2015

We chose this B&B because we needed a place to charge up our Nissan LEAF while we were on vacation. Rick and Allie were so flexible and accommodating. They let us arrive early and plug in, took us to the Cape May/Lewes ferry terminal, and picked us up at the end of the day. Great location, convenient to walking into...

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Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

Everything about the blue water house is fantastic! We've been there twice and each time was amazing- excellent hospitality, great breakfast and the rooms and ambiance are phenomenal- not to mention the extremely comfortable beds! I love everything about it especially how the dining area is left open for snacks and drinks through the day! My husband and I drive...

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

Thank you so much for writing a review, your kind words, and especially for staying with us!...We are so thankful for all of our guests, and strive every day to make The Blue Water House, your home away from home!...Please come and see us again! Rick, Ali, and Lola

Reviewed 28 February 2015

We stayed the weekend of Feb 6-8, 2015 and what an absolutely wonderful surprise this place is! The decor is so much fun and cheerful and unique as are the rooms! Rick was wonderful and made us feel so at home and Allie was so friendly and helpful with anything we needed. The amenities were top notch and the rooms...

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

Thank you so much everyone for all your kind words!...We try to make all of our guests feel comfortable, and try to create the best atmosphere possible to make everyone's stay memorable and enjoyable! We are so grateful to get such great guests stay with us!..We are so pleased to receive all of these humble reviews! Thank you to everyone...

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Four of us stayed for Valentine's Day weekend. Rick Quill, the owner, and Allie, his assistant, greeted us with a warm welcome and we felt at home from that moment on. It was unlike any B&B I've experienced in a wonderfully fun way. The setting for each room is different and themed (e.g., Key West, The Hemingway). The rooms are...

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Lewes, Delaware
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed along with another couple. We loved our stay at the bed and breakfast! Each room is decorated beautifully! My husband loved the buffet of sweets set up! Ali and Rick are exceptional hosts that open their home to you! We treasured our time there and the fact we made new friends!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 January 2015

This B&B ish place is comfortable and convenient. We've stayed here before and will come back. The proprietor, Rick, is the consummate host. Staying at the Blue Water House is like staying with family. If you like funky contemporary art and decor you can keep busy just looking at the walls.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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 East Market Street, Lewes, DE 19958
Region: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Price Range: ₹ 9,251 - ₹ 9,318 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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
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“corner room with balcony would be our recommendation”
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