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Norumbega Inn

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63 High Street, Camden, ME 04843
Norumbega Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our third visit in as many years and we will be returning again next year. The food as described by my twelve year old daughter is "out of this world". As a family we've lived in London, travelled in France and Italy and are now settled in Boston from where we often visit New York. Master Chef, Philip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a perfectly exquisite visite we had the "castle" Norumbega. Sue Walser and Phil Crispin are wonderful hosts. Everything was perfect including their gracious assistant Lisa and all the staff. The three course breakfasts were delicious. We also loved the optional tasting dinners so much that we dined there twice. Some of the best food we have ever had. We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved our stay in the Castle by the Sea. The building is stunning, and the common areas are full of great nooks for reading and relaxing both indoors and on several large patios that face the water. We stayed in the Balmoral room, which has gorgeous views of the water, cozy armchairs, and a bathroom that we were... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The positives - Our room was recently renovated so it was pleasant, comfortable, had a great view and the bathroom was very nice. The couple we were with were not so lucky & paid the same price. Not so positive - We are particular in which wine we like to drink and you cannot drink your own wine or liquor... More 

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TheBega, Owner at Norumbega Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry that you and your sister's (review by LMM111) stay at the Inn did not meet your expectations. Our guests' satisfaction is paramount, and we continually strive to improve every aspect of each guest's visit to the Inn and to Maine. We try to anticipate our guests' needs and certainly welcome suggestions and feedback to make each person's... More 

Bluffton, South Carolina, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointing. The Inn is beautiful, however, the room we stayed in was not. Our bedroom mattress is probably as old as the Inn. It was very uncomfortable and Extremely squeaky, It kept us up all night. Dinner was not that great for the price. However, when we told Sue about the bed and that we had not slept in... More 

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TheBega, Owner at Norumbega Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry that you and your sister's (review by dianesesler) stay at the Inn did not meet your expectations. Our guests' satisfaction is paramount, and we continually strive to improve every aspect of each guest's visit to the Inn and to Maine. We try to anticipate our guests' needs and certainly welcome suggestions and feedback to make each person's... More 

Oldsmar, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I saw this stone "castle" through the trees as I passed by on US 1 just outside downtown Camden on my way to Bar Harbor, it totally blew me away. I vowed to stay there someday. That someday came in October 2014. Having lived in Maine as a girl, I love old houses and staying here is like stepping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had an AMAZING time at the Norumbega! We spent a total of 10 days traveling the coast of Maine, and the two nights we spent at the Norumbega was one of the highlights of our trip. Miss Sue was an amazing host- she was available and attentive but also gave us the space to to enjoy the facility and... More 

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Portland, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I proposed to my now fiance in Camden this past April. We stayed at the Norumbega Inn and couldn't have been happier. Sue and Phil were both very friendly and attentive. Sue knew the purpose of the trip and reached out to me to see if there was anything they could do to make the occasion even more special. I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Our family recommended this inn, based on the wonderful proprietors, the amazing ambience of the house (the views...wow), and THE FOOD!! Suffice to say - we were NOT disappointed! This house is filled with awesome surprises - sure to please all the senses. We enjoyed creative and delicious breakfasts and treated ourselves to an incomparable 7-course dinner prepared by Chef... More 

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Wilton, Maine
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

When we arrived, we simply gawked at this gnarly old Scottish Elm tree adjacent to the castle. It reminded us of the Whomping Willow in the Harry Potter movies. Every bit of this older place was captivating and seemed like it had its own secret...or at least a story begging to be told. Fascinating construction, with beautiful attention to detail;... More 

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