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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Old charm, modern updates. This is a boutique-like bed and breakfast. Room was clean, bed was comfortable, and breakfast was wonderful. Guest book comments from another visitor mentioned an "encounter" in the billiards room downstairs, but I never met any spirits. Located on quiet street and convenient to walk downtown.

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albany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed at their sister location in Camden Maine and just loved it-so we decided to visit Portland for 3 nights assuming the Danforth would be of similar quality. and I was right! the wife and I had a lovely time. Pare, Timothy, Joe, Will and rest of the crew made us feel right at home. I would stay here...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful boutique Hotel. Well poitioned in Portland to be within walking distance of everything but not in an area of Noise! There is offstreet parking which is easy to find and dont worry too much if it snows there are many hands to help out if this happens as it did to us last friday morning (White...

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hello trip advisors!! General: Visiting here was exquisite. Upon arrival we were greeted with enthusiasm by Tim the Innkeeper. And immediately, any feelings of possibly being let down were washed away. You must be a bit prepared to be pampered and take your time with it here. Perfection is a process, and the owners and staff at the Danforth make...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year for the Christmas holidays my husband and I visit his family in Gardiner Maine and we have just established a new tradition of spending one night in The Danforth before heading up. We lounge in the living room/bar for pre-dinner drinks while we do our last bit online shopping. We then shuffle one room over to dine hotel's...

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I were getting away for our annual "honeymoon" and found The Danforth online. A perfect gem of a place. The staff were fabulous form beginning to end. A welcoming email a few day before asking if there were any reservations we wanted them to make for us, any special requests - extremely prompt responses followed. Upon arrival,...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We have nothing but praise for the staff and service we received. The food was excellent and I'll never be able to eat another "regular" pancake again. Hospitality made us feel like we were long lost friends. Location is close to downtown Portland and all that comes with that.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stayed at The Danforth for 2 nights last weekend and it was one of the most wonderful places I've stayed. The house, rooms and everyone who worked there were so warm and welcoming. I absolutely loved all the personal touches, down to personalized breakfast menus. The cocktails and food were delicious and I would absolutely recommend it to anyone...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Elegant modern inn with a chef certain to please. You can depend on Tim and Parr, innkeepers, to make you comfortable. Awesome colored lights in the cupola and a green moss chandelier in the parlor. Large comfortable rooms with en suite bath.

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were made very welcome on our arrival at The Danforth Inn ahead of a 3 night stay. The property is maintained to an extremely high standard with a keen eye for attention to detail. We were very impressed by the level of service provided throughout our stay, particularly from Hope and Pear, who were both really friendly.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Danforth is the grande dame of the Portland, Maine boutique hotel scene. Built in the 1800's, extensive renovations to design and (mostly) new bathrooms have married historic gentility with classic but contemporary stylings. Basement billiard room, a widow's walk with views, three course breakfasts - who could ask for more? A recent review called The Danforth an historic mansion with a hip vibe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Danforth

Address: 163 Danforth Street, Portland, ME 04102
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: ₹ 12,426 - ₹ 28,948 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Danforth 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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