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Reviewed November 1, 2017

We recently visited Nonantum Resort for a weekend
and were very impressed with the level of service and the attention to every little detail. We were greeted warmly by the staff each time we entered any of the restaurants, lobby, or common areas . The breakfast buffet was well above our expectations and had something for everyone. The room was well appointed and the bathroom spacious and modern. We will definitely return again soon!

Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
Thank K6306WXlouisem
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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Thanks for writing! Service is what makes the difference in the hospitality industry and each day our staff does a magnificent job of taking wonderful care of our guests.
Our breakfast is (I think) the best way ever to start your day. There is always something yummy no matter if you are someone who enjoys sweet or savory breakfasts.
We look forward to your return visit!
Kind Regards,
Jean Ginn Marvin
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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Just a wonderful facility .. in a fantastic setting .. staffed by service-oriented people .. in a very convenient location !

Hats off especially to Rick who is one of the most attentive bartenders I have ever had the pleasure to visit with across a bar. Had a Jameson night cap staged for me every night .. as my wife and I arrived back at the hotel .. with a “bent” straw in the glass for good measure. Rick even made sure the bartender filling in on his night off had my drink and bent straw available for me as we arrived back at the hotel. Service. Service. Service.

Stayed: July 2017, traveled as a couple
Thank gdstell
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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Thanks for writing! What nice remarks!
Our service oriented staff is what makes The Nonantum different from all the rest! Rick is an awesome and amazing bartender who takes fantastic care of all of our guests. I love hearing that he told his co-worker about your special drink. That attention to detail is the sort of thing that you cannot teach someone - it is a level of customer service that you just need to feel and believe in.
We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Your Jameson night cap will be waiting!
All The Best,
Jean Ginn Marvin
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

this was our second visit to the nonantum and we felt welcomed
it was a perfect spot for our 4 days of exploration
kennebunkport is a wonderful spot to stay and visit and well located to traverse up and down route 1
from the ogunquit playhouse, the museum of american art, to cape porpoise and beyond
everyone we came in contact with at nonantum were helpful and friendly
the rooms were well appointed and kept spotless and all amenities you would want were available

  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
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Thank tzinarichman
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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Kennebunkport is a terrific place to call home base when you are visiting southern Maine. While Kennebunkport itself has loads a neat places to visit and cool things to see and do, there are lots of great towns like Ogunquit, York, Portland and Freeport that are all striking distance from us - fun stuff!
Please come back and see us again soon! We are open until Mid December when we close for our annual siesta until April.
Thanks for writing!
Jean Ginn Marvin
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Setup a weekend away, for our 20th anniversary, the staff were, again, super helpful and friendly. Making sure that my wife and I were satisfied and we can't wait to go back next year. We love this area.

  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
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Thank Albert B
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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Hi Albert:
We love being the go to place for celebrations like Anniversaries! Our team really appreciates that you choose The Nonantum and we take very seriously our role in ensuring your time here is super special!
There are lots of fun things to do in the Kennebunkport area so our guests come to see us often (many several times a year!) but they never run out of fun things to do.
Happy Anniversary! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Kind Regards,
Jean Ginn Marvin
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

The Nonantum is a grand hotel, having opened in 1884 when Kennebunkport was just starting to attract visitors. The hotel has expanded to something more than 100 rooms, most with views of the Kennebunk River. Several renovations have created a lovely resort with all the modern amenities including a heated swimming pool and fast, free Wifi. Service is superb, and a full breakfast is included. The only nit that I am compelled to pick is that the resort's restaurant was not open during my late-October vacation. Fortunately, Beckman's Pub in the main building was open for pub food.

Room Tip: Most rooms have nice view of the Kennebunk River.
  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled solo
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Thank RobFisher2002
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Mainah3, Owner at Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Hi Rob:
We really appreciate all your kind words! The history of the hotel really is fascinating and as part of our Nonantum 101 course (required of all new employees) our staff learns all about our very colorful history. Fun stuff!
So sorry our main dining room wasn't open but as you noted we do have great food in Heckman's Pub. Our dining room is open from May until the third week of October each year. Please come back when the dining room is open as we have awesome food!
Thanks for writing,
Jean Ginn Marvin
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