KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE PROPERTY EST. 1872 With its wide wraparound porch and a cupola with a large ship weathervane, Colony Hotel is a recognizable landmark from land and sea. White wicker and wood lawn chairs offer guests places to relax amid flowering gardens to view sunsets and boats sailing by. The 1914 resort established on the 1872 premier hotel site is a picturesque getaway, and guests enjoy bicycling or boating along shingle-style summer cottages or scenic walking through the charming village filled with boutiques, antique stores, galleries, and restaurants. Guests may gather in the lobby on cool evenings by the crackling fire for cards, games, bingo, or movies. A family-run pioneer in conservation, Colony Hotel is ranked as one of the best coastal eco-resorts. George Boughton, hotel owner and Swimming Hall of Fame honoree, had stone masons built the Olympic-size heated saltwater pool that, 50 years later, still delights all ages. ORIGINAL RESORT CLASSIC SERVICE TRADITIONAL DÉCOR COLONIAL REVIVAL AMENITIES 125 guestrooms in 5 eco- and pet-friendly buildings with views of ocean, river, or gardens; Simply Dreamy beds, organic linens, spa therapy bath products, and MP3/iPhone clock radio. Heated saltwater pool, private beach, 18-hole putting green, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bocce, bicycle rentals, shop, business center, library, concerts, and wireless Internet access. History, garden, and kitchen tours. Golf, tennis, and boating nearby. DINING Breakfast buffet is complimentary for hotel guests. Two restaurants offer spectacular ocean views. Breakfast is served in the Porch Dining Room. Marine Room, adjacent to the pool, opens daily at noon serving full menu, cocktails, wines, and live music Thursday- Saturday. Friday Mariner buffet and Sunday afternoon tea are popular in summer season. Room service is available. LOCATION On Ocean Avenue overlooking the breakwater, the Kennebunk River, the Atlantic Ocean, and a beautiful private beach; 1 mile to former President Bush’s family home and charming Dock Square Kennebunkport galleries and shops. Portland Int’l Jetport: 29 miles, 40 minutes. Logan Int’l Airport: 85 miles, 75 minutes. 140 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME 04046 T 207.967.3331
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