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Fontenay Terrace Motel

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

The motel is centrally located in a park-like setting next to a river and across the street from the ocean. The owners were very helpful in suggesting restaurants and things to do in the area as we arrived just as the seasonal restaurants were shutting down for the winter. The room was clean and quiet. It's not fancy, but has...

Thank Paula B
Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a small motel, out of the village and we loved it. Close to the beach and on a lake. It was end of October so very quiet everywhere. The room was perfect, with a very comfortable bed, table, chairs, fridge etc. Friendly owners. Loved watching the birds on the feeders. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank fi_mathews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The motel is centrally located in a park like setting next to a river. The owners were very helpful in suggesting restaurants and things to do in the area as we were there as the seasonal restaurants were shutting down for the winter. The room was clean and quiet. It's not fancy, but has everything you need to relax and...

Thank wigbag
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at the Fontenay in the past. It is such a great place to stay. Great location, clean, comfortable rooms. Near the Bush compound with great ocean views. Rooms are reasonably priced - best deal in town.

2Thank Susan T M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Short walk to beach, short drive or 14-15 minute walk to town center. I was in town for a wedding at The Colony. This was a great less expensive option. It is literally right across the street, super convenient.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed one night and wished we could have stayed longer. The property was beautiful and relaxing. The room was cute and clean. This motel was fairly close to the shops and restaurants in town. We walked from the hotel to the main shopping area.

Thank Stacie G
Brockton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I had two nice visits at the Fontenay this summer. The location is great. Almost next door to the beach and an easy drive or morning walk to the center. Restaurants right there. The hosts are friendly and accommodating. It is a simple, no fuss, spotlessly clean place with lovely grounds. I love this place!

1Thank kasirois
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I stayed at the Fontenay for a wedding and was pleasantly surprised by how lovely the property was. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the grounds are beautiful. It's very relaxing setting and quiet compared to the busy downtown scene. The owners were so sweet and always available, and you can tell they're dedicated to providing great service to...

Thank TA_Emily
Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fontenay provides wonderful accommodations in a beautifully landscaped, quiet section of Kennebunkport. It is located a short walk to a beach and within walking distance or short drive (<1 mi) to the tourist attractions and crowds in Kennebunk & Kennebunkport. Also, excellent restaurants and shops are essentially next door or across the street. The proprietors, David and Paula Reid are...

Thank cynthiahcole
Holland, MI
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Fun motel with a good location ! Comfortable beds and clean accommodations. Landscaping was beautiful done and very well maintained. Nothing fancy, needs some updating inside. But overall, a good experience!

Thank Cindancer

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Fontenay Terrace Motel

Address: 128 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Fontenay Terrace Hotel Kennebunkport
Fontenay Terrace Motel Kennebunkport, Maine
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“7/8 nearest to the lake”
fi_mathews, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's quiet and friendly. All rooms are on ground level.”
wigbag, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 on the end had a nice view of river, all rooms have table and chairs outdoors to enjoy..”
donche, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“room 8 has water views!”
opped5, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“# 8 overlooks the channel behind the motel.”
Tommaruna, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
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