Where To Stay In Portland, Maine - Updated 2021

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The city of Portland lies on a peninsula which extends out into Casco Bay in Maine. This oceanfront city has many attractions, including the Old Port waterfront, a working fishing harbour with warehouses converted into shops and restaurants. Enjoy the fresh air at Western Promenade, a park which spreads along the top of a bluff and offering mountain and river views. Close by, the West End of Portland is a pleasant place to stroll, with its Victorian-era homes and Victoria Mansion Museum. If you are planning on visiting this historic city, first read up on where to stay in Portland, Maine, by scrolling below.

Hotels

1. Portland Harbor Hotel (from USD 270)

Located close to Portland Waterfront, Portland Harbor Hotel is steps from Portland Downtown Historic District, Wadsworth Longfellow House, and Victoria Mansion. The luxurious hotel features a fitness center and a restaurant. Free bikes are available on loan to guests at the hotel. Guest rooms feature a flat-screen TV and refrigerator, while select rooms also have a spa bath, sofa, and view. Valet parking is offered and free Wi-Fi is available throughout.


Portland Harbor Hotel

Address: 468 Fore Street

Vending machine (drinks) Daily housekeeping Airport shuttle Vending machine (snacks) Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Physical distancing rules followed Non-smoking rooms Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

2. Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront (from USD 189)

Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront is located at Portland Waterfront, steps from Wadsworth Longfellow House and Victoria Mansion. Crescent Beach and Old Orchard Beach are around a 25-minute drive from the hotel. The property features a restaurant and a hot buffet breakfast is served each morning. Guest rooms offer flat-screen TVs with cable channels and a seating area, as well as en suite bathrooms. Select guest rooms have views over the ocean. Free wireless internet is available throughout the hotel.


Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront

Address: 321 Commercial Street

Laundry Bar Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Private parking Airport shuttle 24-hour front desk On-site parking Air conditioning

3. Portland Regency Hotel & Spa (from USD 309)

Portland Regency Hotel & Spa is situated in the Old Port district of the city, a short stroll from the port with its whale-watching, Wadsworth Longfellow House, Merrill Auditorium, and Victoria Mansion. Guests can dine at Eighteen95, which serves fresh seafood dishes, or relax with a drink and pub food at Armory Lounge. The hotel features a fitness center, hot tubs, steam rooms, and a day spa. Comfortable rooms offer flat-screen TVs, an iPod docking station, and free wireless internet.


Portland Regency Hotel & Spa

Address: 20 Milk Street

Fitness centre Bar First aid kit available Hot tub Airport shuttle (additional charge) Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Non-smoking rooms Physical distancing in dining areas

4. Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront (from USD 179)

Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront is perfectly placed at Portland’s waterfront, with views over the city and Casco Bay. Guests can visit Victorian Mansion and Portland Observatory, a 0.7-mi (1.2-km) walk from the property. The property offers a free shuttle service to local businesses and the airport. The hotel has an indoor pool and fitness center while Great American Grill serves a breakfast buffet each morning. Meals and drinks are also available at Lobby Bar. Guest rooms offer flat-screen TVs with cable channels, microwaves, and fridges. Free wireless internet is provided throughout.


Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront

Address: 65 Commercial Street

Designated smoking area Fire extinguishers Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Face masks for guests available Kid meals ATM/cash machine on site Salt-water pool Cashless payment available

5. Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine (from USD 149)

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine is next to Portland International Jetport, 2 mi (3.5 km) from Maine Mall and 5 mi (8 km) from the city’s Old Port District. The other attractions of the city are conveniently close by. The all-suite hotel serves breakfast each morning and a free reception with drinks and snacks in the lobby each evening. Café Stroudwater serves American cuisine and seafood dishes for lunch and dinner. A fitness center and indoor pool are available for guests to exercise during their stay. Each two-room suite features a living room with a sofa bed and a separate bedroom and bathroom. All include two flat-screen TVs, a fridge, microwave, and free Wi-Fi.


Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine

Address: 1050 Westbrook Street

Bingo Express check-in/check-out Indoor pool Physical distancing in dining areas Laundry Archery Trouser press Fishing

6. The Press Hotel, Autograph Collection (from USD 279)

The Press Hotel, Autograph Collection is steps away from Portland Downtown Historic District and within an easy walk of Victoria Mansion and Wadsworth Longfellow House. The hotel has a restaurant for daily meals and a fitness center to keep up the exercise regime. Each guest room offers views of the city, as well as a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a bathroom with a shower or bath. Free wireless internet is available throughout the hotel.


The Press Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 119 Exchange Street

CCTV in common areas WiFi available in all areas Temporary art galleries 24-hour front desk Smoke alarms WiFi Available Lift Fire extinguishers

7. The Francis (from USD 199)

The Francis is a boutique hotel, set in a historic landmark in the Bramhall neighborhood of Portland. The hotel is close to the art district, with museums, theaters, art galleries, boutiques, and craft breweries just steps away. The Spa at The Francis offers a range of massages, scrubs, and relaxing beauty treatments. A range of suites and rooms offers comfort to suit all groups of visitors, as well as flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.


The Francis

Address: 747 Congress Street

Spa and wellness centre Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Children television networks Fax/photocopying Express check-in/check-out Smoke alarms Massage Temporary art galleries

8. Hyatt Place Portland-Old Port (from USD 169)

Located steps from Portland Downtown Historic District, Hyatt Place Portland-Old Port is close to Victoria Mansion and Wadsworth Longfellow House. Breakfast is available each morning at an additional charge, while drinks can be enjoyed in the hotel’s lounge. A 24-hour on-site market offers groceries, sandwiches, pastries, salads, and more. Each guest room offers a flat-screen TV and coffee maker, while bathrooms have complimentary toiletries.


Hyatt Place Portland-Old Port

Address: 433 Fore St

Pool/beach towels Air conditioning Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus WiFi available in all areas Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Allergy-free room Free WiFi Delivered food is securely covered

9. La Quinta by Wyndham Portland (from USD 151)

La Quinta by Wyndham Portland is located in the heart of Portland, a short walk from Hadlock Field, 1.9 mi (3 km) from the Arts District, 2 mi (3.4 km) from Old Port Waterfront, and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Cross Insurance Arena. The hotel features a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a hot buffet breakfast is available each morning. Each guest room has a flat-screen television with cable channels, free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom.


La Quinta by Wyndham Portland

Address: 340 Park Avenue

Private parking 24-hour front desk Free WiFi Outdoor pool WiFi available in all areas Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Air conditioning Parking

Apartments

10. Classic apartment in Old Port, Portland (from USD 138)

This spacious and stylish apartment is ideally located, a short walk from Portland’s Downtown Historic District, Wadsworth Longfellow House, and Merrill Auditorium. Portland Observatory is 1 mi (1.4 km) from the apartment. Attractions close by include Casco Bay, Portland Museum of Art, and Victoria Mansion. The living room of the apartment features a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The kitchen comes fully equipped and includes a dishwasher, a washing machine, and a microwave. Both bedrooms offer a full double bed, sleeping four guests in total, with one bathroom with a shower. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.


Old Port Class & Style

Address: 10 Exchange Street Unit 312

Internet services WiFi Available Golf course (within 3 km) WiFi available in all areas Free WiFi

Explore historic Portland, Maine

While enjoying a vacation in this beautiful city, make sure you take in all the historic sites, museums, art galleries, shops and more, spend time at the port and waterfront, and enjoy dining in the many restaurants. When planning your trip, make sure you find out the best places to stay in Portland, Maine, the USA.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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