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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 9 December 2015

My husband and I stayed at Nonantum during Prelude and it was just so special! The staff was warm, welcoming and helpful and our room was just perfect. Our room overlooked the harbor and was on the third floor, so nice and quiet and private. We had a little gas stove in our room that made it toasty and warm....

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hi Carol: Well I can't wait to have you come back and see us! (but you will have to wait until we reopen in April - we are closed winters for a much needed respite and our annual renovations) As you can imagine summers lend themselves to lots of fun family friendly activities and spring and fall bring us many...

Reviewed 7 December 2015

The staff was so friendly and accommodating at the Nonantum!! We were warmly greeted when we checked in. We inquired about a taxi to go downtown and Tina, the G.M. Said she was headed that way and she gave us a ride! jean, the Sunday brunch hostess, was just lovely, making sure our stay was everything we had hoped for....

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hi Shauna: I really appreciate your wonderful response! I love the sentence "The Nonantum is a magical experience for Christmas Prelude weekend in Kennebunkport". That is exactly what we are striving for so I am delighted it is working out! During Prelude, as you may have noted, things are very busy so we all pitch in. I am Jean The...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We stayed at the Nonantum for Christmas Prelude. What a magical experience! Our room was lovely with a view of the water. The staff was so helpful and friendly they made our stay so special. The location is just beautiful and a short distance from downtown Kennebunkport. We had such a wonderful time that we are already planning a return...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hi Rita and Dom: Well that is high praise! (LOVED IT, DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE!!) It really is a special time of year during Prelude and I certainly can appreciate why you might want to stay! It is terrific to hear you will be back in May. Things will look very different but one thing will be the same -...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 7 December 2015

There are hotels that promise to deliver exceptional service and there are those that actually do! The Nonantum Resort is one that provides first class service, comfortable rooms with wonderful views of the harbor and great food all to be enjoyed from the moment you step on the property until you say you goodbyes. My wife and I spent the...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Thank you John! I really appreciate your very kind words! When you come for a visit at The Nonantum you do become part of The Nonantum Family! I hope you will come check out what summer is like. Very different from Christmastime but still complete attention to detail. Rick is a terrific bartender and just an all around great guy!...

Reviewed 7 December 2015

This was our first time staying at the Nonantum Resort and it really did live up to every expectation. The resort is so cute and well taken care of. The complimentary breakfast was way more than I expected - it really is a full spread of everything you could think of. There were tons of activities set up for the...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hi Stacey: I am delighted to hear that you and your family had a wonderful time at The Nonantum! Those family unit rooms are perfect for families and be assured that our electricians are in those rooms putting a switch in to override the auto lights. It was a good idea gone bad! We wanted to save electricity by using...

Swampscott, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This hotel was wonderful from the start. We appreciated the early check in and the friendly staff at the Reception Desk. We asked for guidance for a restaurant and received a top notch suggestion! Our room had a wonderful view of the water and a perfect sized little porch to sit outside and enjoy it. We loved being close to...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hello! I will look forward to welcoming you back! The brunch on Sunday is a favorite of guests and locals alike! Lots to choose from and a beautiful location with wonderful service! What's not to like? I love sitting on the little porches and watching the boats go by. So relaxing! Thanks so much for writing! All The Best, Jean...

Reviewed 30 November 2015

Excellent! greeted at the door and handled every detail to register me. Walked me to my room to make sure everything was perfect. All staff I met could not have been happier to be of help and really enjoy working at Nonantum by their attitudes which made our stay WONDERFUL!!! John shuttled us to downtown for dinner and his suggestions...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

Hello Vaughn: Thanks so much for your kind review! It makes my heart sing to hear our staff is happy in their work. So much of hospitality is all about people and we are blessed with a wonderful staff. John is a great guy. He may have told you he has worked here on and off for years, as have...

Hanson, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 November 2015

1st time visiting Kennebunkport and absolutely loved it! I LOVED the hotel! Celebrating our anniversary, they made us feel extra special! The bed was super comfy, room was large, view with balcony was beautiful, food was yummy and staff was very, very accommodating and pleasant! We will be returning! :)

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear about your terrific experience at The Nonantum! We love celebrations of any sort so please keep us in mind for birthdays, graduations or just because! The gardens are looking beautiful. Please come back soon and take a peek! Kind Regards, Jean Ginn Marvin Innkeeper

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 29 November 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Nonantum this past weekend and could not have been more thrilled with our time in Kennebunkport! The room was clean and well appointed with a gorgeous view. Every staff member we encountered, from Mark at the bar to Esther at breakfast, was a true delight. They made us feel extremely welcome. The resort...

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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this review

We are happy you chose to spend your anniversary with us as well! Kennebunkport really is the perfect spot for a getaway. Our Bar Manager Mark does an amazing job making our guests feel right at home and who wouldn't want to chat with Esther in the morning? Always a smile on her face! Hope to see you again soon!...

Niceville, Florida
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We traveled to Nonantum in October. We had great weather and an amazing view of the harbor from our room. The rooms were nicely decorated and clean. Dinner in the hotel restaurant was very tasty and the piano player was friendly and played some great tunes. The next morning we returned to the restaurant for the breakfast buffet. It was...

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Hey Sunshine State Friend: I am so glad you had such a spectacular stay here at The Nonantum. October sure is a beautiful time here in Maine. I also enjoy our wonderful live entertainment! I think you are talking about piano player Jim Ciampi. He is a huge favorite among guest and staff alike! I hope you can come and...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Cuisines: American, Seafood
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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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 

Additional Information about Nonantum Resort

Address: 95 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6308
Region: United States > Maine > Kennebunks > Kennebunkport
Price Range: $170 - $484 (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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