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Bufflehead Cove Inn
Ranked #1 of 14 Kennebunk B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 December 2011

We traveled to Maine for our honeymoon this past October and spent the first night here. We should have stayed the whole week. Our room (The Hideaway) was beautiful, the house was gorgeous and the hosts were wonderful. We arrived later in the evening and was recommended a wonderful place for dinner. We awoke to coffee on our porch in the morning and ate an amazing breakfast outdoors where we enjoyed a breathtaking view. We will never ever forget this place and are hoping to come back every year for our anniversary.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 December 2011

This is a family run B & B in a most picturesque setting - a quiet spot by the river, We received a lovely welcome and our room was everything we needed including a kettle, which was provided on request. Breakfasts were superb and even the weather could not have been better. The hosts were very informative and helpful with directions.

Room Tip: Check web site for preferred room. The Garden Room had its own entrance and private patio area.
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 November 2011

My husband and I recently booked a weekend getaway at the Bufflehead Cove Inn. Although we usually like to spoil ourselves on these short sojourns by booking into a Relais & Chateau or something similiar, I decided on this trip to book us into the lovely Bufflehead Cove Inn, mainly because The White Barn Inn (the Relais & Chateau) was not in an ideal location and their rooms seemed rather small for the prices being charged (I don't mind paying but it has to be worth the price).

I am SO GLAD that I made this decision. The Bufflehead Cove Inn is located in, what I would consider to be, the ideal location .. at the end of a dead end road overlooking the river (a beautiful spot). As we drove up among the trees we wondered where we would end up and we were not disappointed as we arrived at a lovely opening in the trees overlooking the Kennebunk River and Bufflehead Cove.

The inn is a lovely old home (I am partial to these as I own one myself), lovingly maintained, with a warm hearth and a wonderful wrap around porch where one can eat breakfast (in warmer times as my husband and I visited in November so we ate in the lovely dining room instead). The owner, Harriet, made us feel welcome and we had a truly lovely time chatting with the other guests in the morning over a hearty breakfast of eggs, waffles, fruit juices etc..

We stayed in the garden room, which is attached to the main inn and overlooks the garden through its big French doors and a bedside window (there is also a cottage which is across the garden from the inn and other rooms within the inn itself). The room was truly lovely, with lots of books, a gas fireplace and a sitting area. The bathroom was impeccably maintained and everything was provided (tons of cozy towels, bathrobes, shampoos, lovely soaps ...). At 5:30 pm Harriet served up cheeses and hot cider, which, when taken in front of the warm fireplace, can't be beat (to tell you the truth, I almost felt like foregoing our reservations for dinner at the White Barn Inn on our second night, in favour of this ... the dinner at White Barn was wonderful nevertheless).

In short, the combination of the character of the lovely inn, its location (within walking distance of the centre of town but in a peaceful location on the river) and its owner, Harriet (and her team !) makes for the best place to stay if you are ever in the Kennebunks. I know that we will definitely be returning in the future.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 October 2011

This was our first stop on a tour through New England and we were so sad to have to leave and move on! The family that runs the inn are just spectacular! Erin was so fantastic - what a gift he has to make you feel welcome and to make sure every need is attended to. Our room was just amazing - views of the water, an outside sitting area where we could watch the tide roll in, the fireplace, the tub - all so fantastic.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 October 2011

We can only echo the views of those who have enjoyed Bufflehead Cove. It looked fantatsic on the website and was even better in reality. We stayed 1 night in October and had a fine day after all the rain. The setting of this inn is so idyllic with the tranquility of the river outside your window. It is a truly authentic New England experience.
Harriet's hospitality was second to none. We had booked the River room but on arrival were offered a free upgrade to a larger room with jaccuzzi. We kept the River room because although it was smaller it had the beautiful window seat and a small private balcony overlooking the river.
It is a little isolated, about 1 mile to walk into Kennebunkport (not to be missed), but that was what we wanted.
Could not fault our stay here and will return some day, hopefully.

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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Bufflehead Cove Inn

Address: 20 Bufflehead Cove Ln, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7762
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Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunk
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Kennebunk
Price Range: ₹ 12,766 - ₹ 20,647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Bufflehead Cove Inn is Kennebunkport Maine lodging at its best. Visit this intimate Bed and Breakfast on the edge of Kennebunkport Maine today to experience the serenity and seclusion of waterfront lodging. Secluded and private, the Bufflehead Cove Inn is the perfect destination for summer vacations, rejuvenating weekend getaways, or simply a trip to get away from it all. ... more   less 
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