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Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was speaking at a conference at this hotel and it was convenient to stay here as well. The hotel room was clean, the bed was comfortable and I had a great view of the bay. I didn't try the restaurant but the food in the lounge (which I assume works off the same menu) was delicious. The hotel shuttle...

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Deanna at the front desk was our first indicator that the staff at this hotel were exemplary. Deanna was so helpful and friendly. The facilities were great except that parking was a bit of a challenge. There is underground parking in a tight access lot, but then there is also an above ground option right next door that is spacious....

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Lauren B, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you received great customer service during your stay. It's always wonderful to hear how our staff is doing. Our property is located in a great area where you only have a moments walk to shops and restaurants. Glad you took...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a night, the service was great, the staff was really friendly. We walked to the shops which were really close and downtown is really nice. The beds are soooo comfy, and the rooms are nice and clean. Great place to stay!

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came with 6 other girlfriends for a bachelorette weekend. We were given adjoining rooms, which I had requested but they can not gaurantee until checkin. Rooms were great, and as a surprise the Groom To Be had sent us champaign & fruit as a surprise. It was there before us and perfect! The shuttle to down town was quick and...

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the minute we entered the lobby, my expectations were exceeded. The service, accommodations and amenities rival that of any 4 stat hotel I've visited (and I consider myself a hotel snob). The front desk staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating. We were able to check in a couple hours early, which gave us lots of time to explore the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We recently stopped through Portland for two nights on a road trip through the Northeast. We were very happy with our decision to stay at this Holiday Inn. The location was great. A very short half-mile walk to shopping in the Exchange Street area, as well as a short walk to the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow house which is worth seeing...

Thank Casey S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

No fuss; no frills. This place is great for a short weekend trip. Keep in mind they've got a free shuttle that can take you to different locations around town. Portland isn't a big town to the point where you'll need a concierge, but they are still very good.

1Thank Henry Y
New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Good value for the money, very pleasant staff. Here starts the quandary of mid level or luxury? Bay view was over the commercial fishing section pretty far in on the bay is water not too wide so the view was OK but not gorgeous. Shower/tub was very nice, good controls for pressure and water temperature, shower head was a bit...

2Thank ski&brew
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I arrived at hotel the day following a snow storm and enjoyed the pickup in the hotel by the shuttle. Staff was very kind and helped me to take my baggage to the room. It was great, very spacious and great view to the bay. The pool and gym are wonderful. The hotel is located very close to the center.

1Thank glpzzz
Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 15 March 2017

they sent us a preference form to fill out ahead, we wanted an early arrival, and they easily accommodated us. this turned out to be important later on when everyone else was arriving for the concert and the lobby was full. we already had our room and finished eating dinner. the shuttle service took us downtown to the old port...

1Thank sjhood

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you visit the historic, exciting and alluring waterfront City of Portland, why not stay in the midst of it? Award-winning hotel with elegant decor and spectacular views. Just steps away, the Old Port thrives with unique shops, diverse restaurants and a working waterfront. Turn the corner and Portland's new Arts District surrounds the Hotel with the art museum, Children's Museum, galleries and historic homes. The L.L. Bean Factory Outlet Store and Civic Center are only a block away! Jetport is 10 minutes away; courtesy vans are available. Choose from Executive Rooms, Suites and Double/Double Rooms. For your meetings and conventions, let us show you our 14,510 sq. ft. of meeting space and our 12,500 sq. ft. exhibit hall. Our convention coordinators will handle all of your meeting details, including spouse tours and island lobster bakes! Let us show you the pleasure of business in Maine, BY THE BAY. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

Address: 88 Spring St, Portland, ME 04101-3924
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: ₹ 9,503 - ₹ 26,246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 239
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Also Known As:
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Portland Holiday Inn
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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“The harbourview are worth the cost.”
PA32pilot, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Looking over the bay is certainly better than street view on the other side of the hotel.”
ski&brew, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“great views, good staff, homey”
  • View to the Portland bay from my room
glpzzz, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Parking is tight.”
581Julie, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a Bay View, you'll see lots of harbor activity and planes coming in to land at the airport.”
Glimrgrl9, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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