Relais & Chateaux Camden Harbour Inn

83 Bayview St. , Camden, ME 04843 USA (Show map)

About

Located on a knoll with superb views of the harbor, Mount Battie and Penobscot Bay and less than a five-minute walk from the center of the village, the Inn has offered exceptional hospitality since 1874. Over the years, many prominent and famous people have stayed at the Inn. Walt Disney even selected it to be his "fairytale castle" when he visited Camden. In 2007 the Inn has been completely renovated and offers 18 deluxe guestrooms and suites with breathtaking views of the bay, harbor and mountains. All rooms are fitted with the finest amenities and some rooms have a fireplace and/or private decks to enjoy. With Natalie’s restaurant the Camden Harbour Inn offers the best and most spectacular fine dining experience in town. Our professional crew will do the utmost to make your stay unforgettable.

Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Vacation in Maine

5 on June 18, 2016

Incredible service - always wonderful, cheerful, happy people seeing a need before you even realized there was one. The staff learned your name, and even though we were only there 4 days - always knew what service to offer - e.g. sitting on a couch in the lounge - Kate comes over and says I bet you like your coffee in a china cup - she made fresh for the lounge and brought us china cups of coffee instead of paper cups. The food in Natalie's was incredible and what was best of all were the Chef's surprises - every so often while indulging in scrumptious food a new little taste treat would come out of the kitchen for us to enjoy. Never had a complimentary breakfast with lobster on the menu before.


Wonderful place, attentive staff.

4.4 on June 08, 2016

Pricy but worth the visit for that special occasion.


Camden

5 on May 29, 2016

Loved it. It will be back!


A night in heaven

4.6 on April 28, 2016

My wife and were blown away by the cleasiness of the room and the pure beauty of the place in a whole.Outstanding service and just good people in general which is hard to find these days and the people really do care. My wife can't wait to go back because we felt that we made a new family.


Mike & Denise- THANK YOU!!

4.0 on April 20, 2016

Our return stay was awesome! We do travel and Camden Harbour is by far our favorite destination. Entire staff is welcoming and assisting in every way possible. We hope to return someday. With warmest thanks, Mike&Denise.


heaven

5 on January 28, 2016

We go tp the Camden Harbour Inn each January for our anniversary. It never disappoints. An oasis of calm in our hectic lives, the Inn and its friendly staff is a mini vacation we have grown to love and look forward to. Every detail is thought of.


Fabulous Boutique Hotel in the heart of Camden

4.8 on December 09, 2015

My husband and I stayed for a weekend getaway and it was everything we had in mind, relaxation, pampering, fine wine & food and a cozy fireside to enjoy the Camden by the Sea festival. The Camden Harbour Inn delivered on all accounts. Decorated for the holidays it was stunning, and the quintessential feel of a cozy fireside atmosphere. Twinkling lights, holiday cheer, fabulous food and drinks and attentive staff pampered us. We were kindly upgraded to a suite with views of the ocean, a bed that felt like sleeping on a giant fluffy pillow and exquisite furnishings. I must say I was most blown away by the food, I cannot remember the last time I saw an Amuse Bouche course in Maine...northern Maine for that matter. What a pleasant surprise! Overall, a lovely stay and a wonderful location close to everything in Camden...but just far enough away to feel like you have entered another world.


Ahh to be back at the Camden Harbour Inn!

5 on December 07, 2015

My husband and I were delighted to return to the lovely Camden Harbour Inn last month. The Inn was as charming and cozy as we remembered, but the service and dining were at an all-time high! Our Sunday brunch, which consisted of lobster eggs benedict and light and fluffy cranberry-almond pancakes were out of this world! We would highly recommend a visit, if even for a quick, little romantic getaway!


2 flights of steep stairs to get to the room is challenging for seniors

3.8 on October 19, 2015

the Hotel was pleasant along with the staff.


Wonderful place, beautiful views, fabulous service

4.6 on October 03, 2015

We stayed at the Camden Harbor Inn for 2 nights and had a wonderful time. A nice surprise was that they arranged at no cost to us a sail out of the harbor on a great boat with a couple other guests from the Inn. They arranged dinner at Natalie's which was wonderful and suggested and made a reservation at another restaurant for the other night. An excellent experience!


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Rooms & Rates

The Taiwan Junior Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

The New Amsterdam Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Curacao

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Delagoa Bay

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Sumatra

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Deshima

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Malabar Coast

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

New Netherland

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Malacca

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Ceylon

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Bonaire

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Cape Colony

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Batavia

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Macassar

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Dutch Brazil

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Java

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

The Siam Junior Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

The Mauritius Junior Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Royal Dutch Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Surinam Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

rental fee

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

Tranquil, 3 minute walk to harbor landing/village center, Spectacular harbor, mountain and bay views.

Airport

Portland, ME (PWM-Intl. Jet Port) 85 miles

Directions to property:

From Route 1 North in the town of Camden, turn right onto Bayview St 1/2 mile up hill.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Performing Theater, Religious Services, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Secretarial services, Wedding Facilities , DVD' s on site, Flat-screen TV in rooms

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, All available in the area, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: In high and premium season a minimum stay of 2 nights is required
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: In low season 50% and in high season 50% with a minimum of two full nights.
  • Cancellations: A 50 dollar administration fee will be charged until two weeks before arrival and the full amount will be charged within the two weeks. However we will try to re-sell the room and if we are able to do so, the deposit will be returned minus a 50 dollar administration fee.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Cate, Marjorie and Christopher

Languages spoken

Dutch, English, French, German

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet Breakfast

  • Time Served: 07:30AM - 10:00AM
  • Serving Location: The Lounge for express breakfast, Guest room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , on request


Signature Dish

Menu Homard Grand Crû ( grand lobster menu)
We are proud to announce that Camden's best restaurant, Natalie's, is reopening at the Camden Harbour Inn. Chef de Cuisine Lawrence Klang and his crew will create an unforgettable dining experience. The fully air-conditioned restaurant features dramatic views of the harbor and Mount Battie, and has heated decks. Natalie's is designed after an early 1900s French restaurant with contemporary elements. Reservations are strongly recommended