Camden Harbour Inn honored by Andrew Harper's recommendation
For Immediate Release
May 17, 2012
Gillian Britt, 207-775-2126
Camden Harbour Inn recommended in Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report
CAMDEN, Maine – The Camden Harbour Inn is featured in the May issue of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report in a column about Maine’s coastal delights, “New Discoveries on the Scenic Coast of Maine.” The article can be viewed online (LINK http://www.andrewharper.com/articles/new-discoveries-scenic-coast-maine). Other May features in this exclusive world travel newsletter focus on India’s palace hotels and cultural highlights in Sri Lanka.
Andrew Harper, LLC is a privately held company of about 60 full-time staff with offices in Austin, Chicago, New York and Idaho, and is best known for its monthly travel publication, Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report. The writer known as Andrew Harper (a pseudonym) pays full rates as he travels around the world to ensure objective editorial information. The website and Report recommend destinations around the world, with only four select hotels in Maine, of which the Camden Harbour Inn is now one. Other recommended hotels include such extraordinary properties as the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok, the Peninsula in Hong Kong, the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai and closer to home, the Four Seasons in Boston.
During a recent visit to Maine, Andrew Harper visited the Camden Harbour Inn, Hidden Pond and The White Barn Inn. At the Camden Harbour Inn he spoke of “exemplary service,” and called the restaurant, Natalie’s, “excellent by any measure” with “… one of those menus from which it is impossible to choose because the dishes are all so intriguing.”
Raymond Brunyanszki, owner of the Camden Harbour Inn, said, “ We are truly honored with the recommendation in the May issue of Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report, the most respected publication in luxury travel. To receive Mr.Harper’s coveted endorsement, a property must possess exceptional character, a commitment to classic hospitality and a profound sense of place. Andrew Harper’s seal of approval is an incredible testament to our level of service, quality, and experience for our guests.” Brunyanszki added, “Because his reviews are anonymous, his recommendations are trusted.”
The Camden Harbour Inn is in the process of adding two new luxury suites to its already renowned property. Certain to be the best in Maine, these suites will offer private ocean view balconies, walk in closets, double sink vanities, saunas and fireplaces. Reservations are being accepted for the end of June, high season rates start at $695 per night for the Suriname Suite and $945 for the ultra luxurious Royal Dutch Suite.
About Camden Harbour Inn and Natalie’s:
The nationally acclaimed Camden Harbour Inn consistently receives praise from publications such as Departures, Travel & Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Yankee Magazine and Dispatches for its world-class service and amenities and unparalleled views. Awarded among “51 favorite splurges in the world” by Sherman’s Travel, the Inn attracts an upscale clientele who return often to experience one of New England’s most tranquil, inspired and treasured settings.
The Inn’s on-premise restaurant, Natalie’s, has been called the finest gourmet eatery in Maine and was awarded Best French Restaurant in New England by opentable.com. Executive Chef Geoffroy Deconinck was nominated by Food & Wine for The People's Choice Best Chef Award in 2011 and 2012. Deconinck has cooked for politicians, musicians and Hollywood stars including the President of Iceland, John Legend, Alice Tan Ridley, Huey Lewis & The News and Baby Face.
Natalie’s offers modern French cuisine with an emphasis on Maine seafood. The Wine Spectator-honored wine list features more than 250 specialty wines. The restaurant serves a four course Lobster Tasting menu in the summer and fall, in addition to extensive a la carte offerings and a Chef’s Tasting menu.
The Inn and Natalie’s have both earned the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award and the Inn is a member of Condé Nast Johansens.
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