The Colony Hotel
140 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME

The Colony Hotel

140 Ocean Avenue
PO Box 511
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — Nestled between the mouth of the Kennebunk River and the tip of St. Ann's point, The Colony Hotel faces the southwesterly breeze head on but is protected from the spring and fall easterly storm winds by the headland behind and to the east of it. There is no other place like it, anywhere.
140 Ocean Avenue
PO Box 511
Kennebunkport, ME 04046

Maximum Capacity: 220 people
Availability
Grand Historic Oceanfront Hotel with 124 guestrooms, heated saltwater pool, comfortable meeting space, organic gardens and more! The Colony Hotel is one of Maine's most outstanding resorts. The Colony Hotel was voted one of the 50 best hotels in the world in 1998. All guests enjoy our private sandy beach with safe bathing, heated outdoor salt water pool, and popular putting green. Wedding, Banquet and Conference Facilities are available as are a Hotel Gift Shop and Maine Art Exhibitions. For your leisure, we provide a popular putting green, croquet, bocce, games, horseshoes, badminton and shuffleboard. Other activities include renting bicycles, relaxing on our verandas overlooking the ocean and our beautiful Rose, Herb and Flower Gardens or taking our self-guided Ecology Scavenger Hunt.
Spectacularly situated on the rock promontory overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the mouth of the Kennebunk River, we have a heated saltwater swimming pool, private safe surf beach and gorgeous organic gardens. We are within walking distance of the charming village of Kennebunkport. Area attractions include golf, tennis, sea kayaking, nature trails, bicycling, boating, shopping and art galleries. Our courteous atmosphere is conducive to work or play. The hotel chef and his staff cater to a discriminating clientele worthy of the effort, providing an innovative approach to New England cuisine, featuring creative lobster specialties as exhibited on our menu. The non-smoking Dining Room is open to the public and guests. Guests and the public are warmly welcomedto the Marine Room Lounge, located poolside. Premium wines and creative cocktails are featured as well as a Sports TV.

As the first environmentally responsible hotel and U.S. Backyard Wildlife Habitat in the state of Maine, we are committed to providing our guests with a quality experience while maintaining our policy of respect for Nature and our surroundings. Spectacular ocean views, unequaled natural beauty, cool sea breezes, the sound of the sea, and a sense of history distinguish The Colony Hotel.
Photos

The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — Architectural Walking Tour: Sponsored by The Brick Store Museum, Main Street, Kennebunk (207) 985-4802. 90-minute guided walking tours of Kennebunk's National Historic Register District are offered seasonally; call for times. Guidebooks ($5.00) for self-guided tours are available at the Museum during regular hours (Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.).

Photos published with permission of The Colony Hotel

The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — Architectural Walking Tour:
Sponsored by The Brick Store Museum, Main Street, Kennebunk (207) 985-4802. 90-minute guided walking tours of Kennebunk's National Historic Register District are offered seasonally; call for times.  Guidebooks ($5.00) for self-guided tours are available at the Museum during regular hours (Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.).The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — Our spectacular location provides a beautiful setting for your event and your once in a lifetime photographs. Our professional sales staff is here to assist you in planning your special event. Our Banquet and Special Events Staff will guarantee you outstanding performance on your special day.The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — Hotel Activities
Entertainment in the Ballroom - (summer) 
Maine Art Exhibitions 
Putting Green, Croquet, Badminton, Shuffleboard, Games 
Bicycle Rentals: (hourly, half-day, full-day) 
Bird Habitat Program 
Self-guided Scavenger Hunt for FamiliesThe Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — Attractions Nearby
Tennis at the Kennebunk River Club - 6 clay and 1 hard court 
Golf - 3 Beautiful 18 hole Courses 
Kayak and Canoe Guided Tours 
Parasailing, Sailing, Fishing, Boating, Lobster and Whale Watching, Excursions and Charters 
Art Galleries, Gift Shops, Bookstores and Boutiques 
The Center of Maine's Antique District 
Museums and Historical Homes 
Summer Stock Playhouse 
Sightseeing Trolley 
Wildlife Preserve and Interpretive Trail 
Outlet ShoppingThe Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — Environment Responsibility Program. We acknowledge our interdependence with all living things, and we operate with the belief that ecological, economic, and cultural sustainability require equity and balance among all parties. The Colony Hotel is making great strides toward incorporating this philosophy into all of its phases of business. We are committed to protecting our environment and helping to ensure a future for all living things.The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — THE COLONY HOTEL ECOLOGY GROUP 

The Colony Hotel Ecology Group was established by the Hotel Owner/General Manager to help ensure environmental sensitivity in all hotel operations. The Ecology Group meets monthly during the hotel season. The position of Recycling Chief was created to run the Recycling Department. The positions of Director of Environmental Programs and Manager of Environmental Operations were created to research, develop, and implement environmental programs and operations.The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport — The Colony Hotel was voted one of the 50 best hotels in the world in 1998. All guests enjoy our private sandy beach with safe bathing, heated outdoor salt water pool, and popular putting green. Wedding, Banquet and Conference Facilities are available as are a Hotel Gift Shop and Maine Art Exhibitions. For your leisure, we provide a popular putting green, croquet, bocce, games, horseshoes, badminton and shuffleboard. Other activities include renting bicycles, relaxing on our verandas overlooking the ocean and our beautiful Rose, Herb and Flower Gardens or taking our self-guided Ecology Scavenger Hunt.The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport
Recommendations
Have you held or attended an event at this venue?

Write a Recommendation
Event Spaces
BallroomPhotos Available
Ballroom 1320 sq ft 122.6 sq meter
Ballroom, The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport

Photos published with permission of The Colony Hotel

Hardwood floors, crystal chandeliers and large windows create a beautiful meeting space. Accommodates 40 to 64 guests and is also available for day and evening receptions or rehearsal dinners until 9:00 PM. Pre-meal cocktail receptions may take place on the Colony Hotel's magnificent Oceanside Porch.
Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
  • Ceiling Height (in feet): 11
  • Ceiling Height (in meters): 3.4
  • Floor Covering: Wood
  • Number of Ballroom Sections: 1
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in feet: 40 x 33
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in meters: 12.192 x 10.0584
  • Special Features: French Doors leading to Ocean Porch.
  • Total Square Feet: 1,320
  • Total Square Meters: 122.6
BirdcagePhotos Available
Private Dining Room Max Capacity: 24 people 361 sq ft 33.5 sq meter
Carriage HousePhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 200 people 2622 sq ft 243.6 sq meter
Cherry Blossom RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 12 people 266 sq ft 24.7 sq meter
Grand Dining RoomPhotos Available
Private Dining Room 4028 sq ft 374.2 sq meter
Library
General Event Space Max Capacity: 8 people 208 sq ft 19.3 sq meter
Marine Room
General Event Space Max Capacity: 30 people 420 sq ft 39 sq meter
Ocean Terrace
General Event Space Max Capacity: 80 people 893 sq ft 83 sq meter
Porch Dining Room
Private Dining Room Max Capacity: 100 people 924 sq ft 85.8 sq meter
Rose Room
General Event Space Max Capacity: 15 people 357 sq ft 33.2 sq meter
Rt Wing Porch Dining RoomPhotos Available
Private Dining Room Max Capacity: 40 people 476 sq ft 44.2 sq meter
Location
Venue/Vendor Toolkit
Existing User?
Sign In manage your account, view leads and enhance your listing.
New Venue/Vendor?
Register Now and start reaping the benefits of an Eventective Listing.
Featured Partners
Community

featured forum posts

Last Post by posted April 2, 2014

Last Post by erine1195621 posted 22 days ago

Last Post by Guest posted 5 days ago

Last Post by posted 8 days ago

Wedding Centerpieces
(10995 views / 36 posts)

Last Post by jessy5324 posted 11 days ago

see more posts

featured event planning article

Graduation Party Tips

Posted by phertlein

An estimated 7 million students will be graduating from high schools, colleges and universities in 2014. If you have a graduate in your life, here are some tips to keep in mind as you plan the Graduation Party. Read More