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Rensselaer IN
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff here is excellent and really makes it a great experience... Our only downfall was our room We stayed in a corner suite on the bottom floor and all the heating and cooling units were just outside and rumbled our room all night long. Kind of sounded like an engine revving and idling all night long Also the walls...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Our family (wife and two kids ages10 and 12) visited the resort for our kids fall break. First time to the area, and we all had a great time. The resort is perfectly located, with most locations accessible by feet. The resort is an older resort, very beautiful, and offers a historic touch to your visit. The staff is very...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Chip we look forward to your next visit as well! Those blueberry sausages are amazing and who can resist blueberry pancakes with real Maine Maple syrup? Yummo! Best way ever to start your day! I hope you and you family had the opportunity to get out on the water on one of the boats that leaves from our very...

Branford, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Note: we have stayed at the Nonantum numerous times, both in Summer and early Winter. It is a wonderful 125 year old resort close to the center of Kennebunkport, Maine. Large lobby with comfortable seating in several places. We stayed in a very roomy 2 room suite with a king size and a double trundle bed. The suite was furnished...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hello Richard: Thank you for your very kind review! It is always a pleasure to welcome back you and your family here at The Nonantum! The Christmas Prelude Celebration is really hard to beat. If you like Christmas, or if you even want to like Christmas, this is the place for you! Beautiful decorations, lots of fun musical events, a...

Sparta, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just returned from the first weekend of Christmas Prelude 2016. We stayed again at the Nonantum Resort which we have found to be so wonderful in the past. The Nonantum far exceeds expectations every time. Our waterfront room from which we viewed the most beautiful sunsets, the same one we have stayed in before, is...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madeline: "Couldn't Be Better". Thank you so very much! Lovely! Naturally our goal is to continue to impress our guests and it is awesome to hear we are hitting the mark! Our new Chef has been wowing our guests with his amazing food. Those crab cakes you mentioned are the best I have ever eaten. (and I have eaten...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is ideal. Amenities were spot on. Best part: the staff was super friendly and helpful, taking time to be sure we had every question answered and every need met. Our trip was a scouting mission for a family reunion scheduled for August 2017 in honor of the family patriarch's 90th birthday. After our time at Nonantum, we are more...

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Hi Alan: I am excited to hear you will be back in August for a 90th birthday! Love those kind of family events. We actually did my dad's 90th last summer and it was a blast having everyone together! Our staff wrote the book on customer service! They really just could not be nicer. We are getting ready for Christmas...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful waterfront room with fireplace. Spacious for two people, most comfortable bed and nice linens. Woke up every morning to changing colors of the sky against the water. Top notch place. Can tell it is normally a busy place and could see some wear and tear in the public areas of our building, but it has that New England charm...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much! I am so happy you had such a terrific time at The Nonantum! Fall is such a wonderful time to visit. Rates are low, reservations are easy to come by in Kennebunkport's many great restaurants and our cozy Cuddledown bedding followed by a scrumptious breakfast sets the stage for a restful, carefree day. Just what vacation should...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again the Nonantum provided us with a terrific weekend. Our daughter was married here in the spring of 2015 and that was wonderful. We decided to find out what it was like at a different time of year and we were not disappointed. Everything was beautifully decorated for the holiday and the food was terrific, both in Heckmans Pub...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

We love welcoming back our wedding families! Many of them come for Mother's Day or Breakfast with Santa. It is always so wonderful to watch our families grow! Each season is special here at The Nonantum. I usually say Fall is my favorite but today the Poinsettias arrives and the lobby is absolutely breathtaking! Our staff is the thing that...

Solihull
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely welcome 5.00 p.m. with cookies and selection of packs of tea, coffee & hot chocolate to pop into machine in reception. Room along the verandah with lake view with colourful boats & foliage via French doors. Room is a little small but everything you need in there with queen bed. There was a bath which was pleasant change too....

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hello English Visitor: Thanks so much for writing! It sounds like you were here on a fall Sunday night. Many folks think this will be a quiet time but as you observed, it is still a very busy part of the year for us! Last year we pulled up all the wall to wall carpets and put down hard wood...

Long Island
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 night here and wish it could have been longer. The staff, the grounds and the room are all Steller. I had a water view and even a small gas type fireplace in the room. I am a business traveler and although I was alone the staff made me feel as though I was among family. To top it...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely comments. There are a lot of business travelers who feel like you. They love to stay here when traveling alone as they become part of The Nonantum Family! Our ace front desk associates love chatting with guests about their travels and of course our bar staff always are a blast to talk to! We...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a spectacular escorted trip in all six New England states, Caravan Tours is the way to go. They offer excellent value at reasonable cost. Our tour director was extraordinary and motor coach driver "wicked good." We stayed in four star hotels but my favorite accommodation was the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, a small quaint town on Maine's rocky Atlantic...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hello Carol: Many thanks for your very kind review! I think the Nonantum lends itself beautifully to fall, and in fact fall is my very favorite season here! The Caravan Tours are an excellent way to see many places in a short period of time. Many of our Caravan guests come back and see us again and I hope you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Maine waterfront resort where traditions begin. The Nonantum has been welcoming guests with genuine hospitality since 1883. Enjoy historic charm with just the right modern comforts. Located on the Kennebunk River, along scenic Ocean Avenue, close to the shops and galleries in Dock Square, near Walker's Point and the beaches. Offering casually elegant accommodations, award-winning dining, family activities, and a gorgeous setting for special events. Seasonal outdoor heated pool, kayak rentals, trolley tours, scenic lobster boat tours, sailing tour and fishing charters departing right from the resort's on-site marina. Free WiFi, free parking, and free breakfast when you book directly with the resort! ... more   less 

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Address: 95 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6308
Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range: $167 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nonantum Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 109
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“top floor to avoid ac and plumbing noise”
 of 5 bubbles jgflys, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Suites are the best accommodations.”
 of 5 bubbles 719richardt, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend a waterview room if available.”
 of 5 bubbles 340madelineh, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“View from Portside lodge is better than from Carriage Inn”
 of 5 bubbles alanmC1441MP, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for the rooms with fireplace overlooking the water. Skip the patio, balconies unless it is warm out.”
 of 5 bubbles ccsunlover, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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