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The Francis

747 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-3305 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews mini bar boutique hotel chef nick original woodwork old mansion bake shop local snacks while taking a shower modern comforts glass door hardwood floors bath products hotel is beautiful portland experience historic building great bakery wonderful restaurant
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Could not have better management. The owners have tons of experience in the hospitality business in Ogunquit and in the Portland area. They know what they are doing and it shows! Looking forward to another stay soon!

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Lloydyman
Response from AnthonyJDeL, Owner at The FrancisResponded 2 days ago

Lloyd, Thank you so much for your kind review and so glad you've been to our other properties. I cannot wait for your return. All the best,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As big fans of Tandem Bakery, we were thrilled to be staying directly across the street. What a treat! I was there and back in 6 minutes on Monday morning. :) We did drive to restaurants but if the weather had been warmer, it wouldn't...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Kate S
Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 3 weeks ago

We too are huge fans of Tandem and love the easy access on a daily basis. Next time, let us know and we'll deliver breakfast in bed so you can save those six minutes and getting out of bed. Thank you so much for the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about The Francis is personal, unique and beyond what one would expect when visiting Portland ME. We loved the old bones of the structure and the modern renovated interior. There was one glitch in our stay - it was too short.

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Companion02086875242
Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 4 weeks ago

Companion, Thank you for recognizing our efforts in creating something different in Portland. I wish you could have stayed longer as well!! Next time we'll get you in for a few more nights. Best,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at The Francis to get away from Boston for a night (per Bon Appetit's recommendation in their August 2018 issue). We were immediately greeted by the front desk staff, who could not have been nicer or more attentive. She confirmed...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank ASMitrop
Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 4 weeks ago

ASMitrop, Thank you (and for that matter Bon Appetit) for staying with us for your getaway. I am thrilled you loved our staff and I will make sure to tell them the good graces. You'll have to come back and give our restaurant and spa...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in October. Since then we have been charged $13 to our credit card for something we didn't have. We have tried to resolve this by emailing the hotel twice but they haven't replied to either of our emails. On the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 456rachaelb
Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 4 weeks ago

Rachael, Thank you for review and our sincerest apologies for the mis-charge for your room. We pride ourselves on responding to each request we receive and found (only through this review) the email was filtered into our junk mail. Though that sounds like an easy...More

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The Francis is a 15-room boutique hotel and spa located in an historic building in Portland's West End. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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US$ 127 - US$ 363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Maine > Portland
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 127 - US$ 363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Maine > Portland
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"Would make sure the rooms had 2 chairs and more places( shelves)in the bath to put makeup essentials and..."
26 Oct 2018
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"We loved the suite on the third floor with the cool ceiling."
9 Sep 2018
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