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Norumbega Inn

63 High Street, Camden, ME 04843
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Ranked #12 of 20 Camden B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

first review I ever wrote--spent two nights at the Norumbega in Camden, ME to celebrate our 40th anniversary and our soon-to-be empty nest. From our first encounter over the phone with both Linda and Sue, to the moment we waved good-bye, the hosts, including chef, Phil, and the wonderful housekeeping staff showed us what hospitality and excellent customer service mean.... More

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Salem, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In need of updates and rehab. Room looked dated and the bathroom was cramped and with vinyl floor. For the money we paid you expect at least a simple tile, updated fixtures and space. The AC was unbelievable noisy, unable to cool the room and stopped working in the middle of the night. Breakfast was fine, nothing special, the chef... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I truly enjoyed our stay. The hosts and staff were exceptionally friendly and accommodating. We really enjoyed the delicious breakfast and loved the historic character of the inn and community. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a memorable stay on the coastline of Maine.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sue, Phil and Linda were great! Very welcoming, felt like we were part of a fun family with the comfortable banter every time we ventured out to the common areas. I'm going to talk about the incredible food later. (still dreaming or is it drooling about it). We were in the room named Arundel on the lower floor for 2... More

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Hartford, CT
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the Norumbega for two nights to start our honeymoon and we are glad we did! The hotel itself is beautiful structure based on various castles the original loved while traveling through Europe. The communal areas were well decorated and inviting to sit down and read a book. The porches overlook the grounds. Our room, the Balmoral, had a... More

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Bath, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Norumbega 2 weeks ago was amazing! Phil, Sue & Linda made us feel welcome and comfortable. The castle is grand from the moment you drive up, and each of the rooms charming. I could wander through it for hours admiring the details, or just curl up by the fireplace or on the deck with a book and... More

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Vail, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last minute booking that was the best decision I made. It is not often a stay imprints your heart with warm memories. Maine is imprinted on my soul, this Hotel I would recommend to only those looking to be drawn back again and again. Stayed all over the world at 100's of 5 star resorts, this place is magical. Truly... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We traveled to Camden to surprise my brother for his birthday. I had wanted to stay at Norumbega since I was a child, but had never even been inside - and for this trip we had the added bonus of being able to have an amazing gourmet 5 course birthday dinner by Chef Phil Crispo, and delicious breakfast as well.... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I stayed at the Norumbega Inn last week for a couple of nights and I felt like royalty, yet so much at home. The Inn is a castle with 11 rooms. All rooms are charming. Breakfast is fit for a king, made by Phil, a gourmet chef (former chef and instructor at Culinary Institute). We also had the 5 course... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had a wonderful experience at the Inn. Chef Phil is a jewel and the food he prepares is out of this world. You should ask him to make you dinner -- he'll prepare a special meal just for you. We stayed at three lovely inns during our trip and the food at the Norumbega was the best. The stone... More

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Address: 63 High Street, Camden, ME 04843
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Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Camden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Norumbega Hotel Camden
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The Norumbega Inn has reopened! Join us for the 'rebirth' of Maine's Stone Castle by the Sea. With stunning views of the Penobscot Bay, The Norumbega is in the quiet historic neighborhood in Camden, just a few minutes' walk from the bustling center of town. The castle provides an experience like no other in the Mid-Coast of Maine. Featuring both extraordinary lodging and cuisine, The Norumbega focuses on 'simple things done exceptionally well'. We feature fresh, local ingredients in our breakfasts (included in your stay) and dinner (an option for our guests). The Norumbega offers a chance for our guests to indulge, be comfortable and relax in an environment that is graciously distinguished - whether in the castle itself or outside on its four acres of lawn and gardens . Enjoy the fantastic craftsmanship and woodwork of days gone by coupled with modern amenities, delicious food and hosts that love what they do. Whether for an overnight stay or a visit for a week, there is always something new to discover and fantastic food prepared by Chef Phil to enjoy. We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 
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