The Colony Hotel

140 Ocean Avenue PO Box 511 Kennebunkport, ME
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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Event Spaces
Birdcage
Carriage House
Cherry Blossom Room
Grand Dining Room
Rt Wing Porch Dining Room
Ballroom
Library
Marine Room
Ocean Terrace
Porch Dining Room
Rose Room
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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
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