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Franciscan Guest House

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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
An affordable option for the Kennebunk/Kennebunkport area. The hotel offers simple, plain, comfortable guest rooms for young families, seniors and anyone on a budget. Located next to the beautiful St. Anthony's Monastery Grounds with 44 acres of trees, rolling lawns, picnic tables, riverside walking path, shrines and wildlife. Only 15 minute walk to the beach. Or if you wish to drive, parking permits are available for a small fee. The continental buffet included with your room, with an upgrade to hot breakfast available for a small fee. Amenities include outdoor saltwater pool, free parking, A/C's, mini-refrigerator in all rooms. Supper by our Lithuanian cooks available in peak season. The hotel is a little oasis of peace and tranquility between Docks Square and the Kennebunk beaches.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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85Good for walkers
Grade: 85 out of 100
67Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
41Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews beautiful grounds hot breakfast linen closet walking trails non profit main guest rooms are basic the river private bath minute walk to the town guesthouse offers attend mass honor system staff was very friendly and helpful large swimming pool peaceful stay picnic tables
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very quiet, nice clean and comfortable room, easy check in and continental breakfast was very good. Close walk to village and also short walk to beach area for walking. Property has nice walking pathways.

Thank Mark W
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Just a short walk from downtown away from all the hustle and bustle. Basic accomodations but the rooms are clean and they are currently renovating the rooms. Great service and very charming. We went for Christmas Prelude - 10th year going.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night. We arrived after check in hours but had called ahead and the staff was very helpful and accommodating by leaving the key for us. The room was decent, however the beds were disappointing with one’s leg being broken and...More

Thank Sofie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When Can I say about my experience at the Tallwood Motel… First of all, I am not used to write a bad review. As a big traveller this is definitely the worst experience I had. I booked 2 nights at the Tallwood Motel via booking.com,...More

Thank AndreanneL18
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We had a spacious suite with 3 bedrooms, lounge area and bathroom. It is basic but perfect for the 1 night stay we had. The town is easy to walk to and we had a meal at Alisson's which was vibrant and full of atmosphere....More

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"2nd flr. facing the grounds and the monastary."
F4808JZpatriciab
7 Sep 2018
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"I enjoyed Tudors Queen And Full 1st Floor/Budge Queen"
cascade98
31 Aug 2018
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"1st floor is accessible but the 2nd floor requires stairs in the main house. Breakfast is in the basement..."
KimV142
24 Jul 2018
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"Rooms in main building are close to 'cafeteria' for breakfast, otherwise a potentially cold walk..."
KerryB2374
26 Oct 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 68 - US$ 97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
franciscan guest house hotel kennebunkfranciscan hotel kennebunk
LOCATION
United StatesMaineKennebunksKennebunk
NUMBER OF ROOMS
65
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