The Colony Hotel

140 Ocean Avenue PO Box 511 Kennebunkport, ME
Max Capacity: 220 people
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.
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Business Center
  • Data Port on Guest Room Phone
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Historic Hotels of America Member
  • In-Room Service
  • Meeting Room Wireless Internet Access Fee
  • Miniature Golf
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Dining/Al Fresco
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • AAA Lodging Rating: 3 Diamonds
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Discover
  • Cuisine: Traditional New England.
  • Facility Location Setting: Spectacularly situated on the rock promontory overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the mouth of the Kennebunk River. Eleven oceanfront acres in Kennebunkport, Maine.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 300
  • Nearest Airport: 16-25 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 6-10 miles
  • Number of Club Level Rooms: 0
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 6
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 1
  • Number of Private Cottages: 0
  • Number of Private Houses/Apts: 2
  • Number of Suites: 0
  • OHG Classification: Moderate First Class
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
  • Seating Capacity: 300
  • Sleeping Capacity: 400
  • Special Features: Environmental awards. Poolside Lunches in summer season. Beautiful Rose, Herb and Flower Gardens. Verandas Overlooking Gardens and Ocean. Heated Saltwater Outdoor Pool.
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 4,000
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 10,000
  • Total Number of Guest Rooms: 124
  • Year Built: 1914
  • Year Renovated: 2005
Waterford, ME  
Capacity: 300
Spectacular 25 acre, 4 seasons, lakefront resort, with 11 B&B rooms and 1,800 sq ft Post and Beam house that sleeps 8 (optional). Beautiful deck overlooking a serene and majestic lake with foothills surrounding the lake. Incredible setting, for that special occasion, in the Western Lake and Mountain region of Maine.
Sanford, ME  
Capacity: 140
A wedding, party and business center tucked away near the shores of Bauneg Beg Lake. Cater your own event or hire an outside caterer with the use of an optional commercial kitchen. Our tranquil lakefront grounds and wooded trails may be the perfect setting for your affair. A waterfront ceremony provides a beautiful backdrop for photos. Rustic lakefront cabins are also available for a weekend destination wedding.
Standish, ME  
Capacity: 5000
$249 per person
Saint Joseph’s College provides an intimate, eco-friendly setting on the serene Sebago Lake shoreline. With state-of-the-art facilities friendly customer-service, and farm to table menus we exceed expectations for everything from corporate retreats to children's Splash Parties. The campus includes 40,000 square feet of diverse conference and events space, sporty activities on the lake or in the fitness center, exquisite wedding and ceremony venues and unique provisions such as a chapel, working farm, bonfire and scenic walking trails. Our Summer campus is equipped for overnight lodging in suite-style dorm rooms. Saint Joseph's professional event staff can coordinate a successful retreat, wedding, conference or event of any nature.
Portland, ME  
Capacity: 300
At Spare Time Entertainment Portland, we are all about FUN and specialize in memorable events. We offer an experience unmatched in the Portland area. Now booking for our new dining room, lanes, laser tag, and game zone! Our facility features a state-of-the-art Laser Tag Adventure- Take on your friends, family or co-workers in this laser battle zone. Groups of up to 26 embark on a 15 minute mission into our Fallen City. Each mission is sure to be a memorable, exciting, and competitive experience. Looking for a private experience? Check out our laser tag room available to host up to 25 guests for birthdays or group outings. Game Zone- Win points for amazing prizes on over 58 of the newest and most interactive games available! Modernized Bowling Lanes- Our 22 regulation lanes offer fun for all, with food and bar service available from the outstanding City Sports Grille or a customizable pre-planned menu. Watch your favorite sporting events and music videos on our all new drop down movie theater screens. Play fun and cool interactive games on our brand new scoring system! City Sports Grille- Our new restaurant will be opening soon, October 2016. Enjoy delicious American Fare in our elevated dining room and try our signature cocktails at the bar featuring 10 local taps. New exclusive catering menus available for all parties. Corporate events, holiday parties, team building outings, camp outings, Project Graduations, and so many other special events have a place in our beautiful new facility!
Portland, ME  
Capacity: 500
Keeley's Banquet Center has been hosting banquets, receptions and business meetings for more than two decades. Our facility was designed for the sole purpose of hosting your next special function or business meeting. We can reserve a room for your small group or reserve the entire facility for your group of 500. All of our menus are prepared fresh in our first class commercial kitchen. Keeley’s Banquet Center has onsite, dedicated and secured parking for you and your guest. Greater Portland Chamber of Commerce Member
Saco, ME  
Capacity: 150
Hampton Inn Saco/Biddeford offers over 1,900 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, ideal for business meetings, presentations and social events in Saco. Each of our climate-controlled meeting rooms is newly renovated and can be arranged in a variety of styles to seat up to 150 guests. Make use of complimentary internet access and rent A/V equipment including an LCD projector, TV, DVD and laptop with printer. Creative catering options are also available at this Saco hotel, including the delicious Rise and Shine Breakfast, offering a tasty selection of fresh coffee, juice, pastries and muffins. Table linens and room set-up is included.
Portland, ME  
Capacity: 400
$7-$96 per person
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Old Orchard Beach, ME  
Capacity: 200
$250 per event
Looking to book our function space for an upcoming event, birthday, or celebration? Our club is a spacious facility with a vibrant, fun and modern decor. Complete with multiple bar options and easily adaptable to any themed event. The club has a full stage, sound and entertainment system for any band or performance. With a seated capacity of approximately 230 and 300 standing we can accommodate most any event.
Sebago, ME  
Capacity: 200
OPENING JULY 2018! Booking July- October 2018 and May- October 2019! The Barn at Autumn Lane sits on a 20 acre property overlooking scenic Sebago Lake. A unique space for a wedding ceremony and reception, the barn is newly constructed with an open floor plan and high ceilings, filling your occasion with natural light. The side of the barn opens to a courtyard area ideal for cocktail hour or games. Exchange your vows a few steps away from the barn in the wedding field with a backdrop of the lake, rolling hills or surrounding woods. The field is also big enough to be tented to allow for larger wedding receptions. There truly is something for everyone! In addition to the barn and wedding field there is also a newly constructed and styled bridal cabin, perfect to get ready with family and friends for your big day and retreat to for your first night as a married couple! Enjoy looking out on the lake from the porch and a romantic fire on cooler nights. The property rental includes access to the barn, wedding field, onsite parking and the bridal cabin for the entire weekend so you have time to set up and take it all in. The picturesque lake views and rustic elegance of The Barn at Autumn Lane combine for the perfect spot for your Maine wedding.