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The Danforth

163 Danforth Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Ranked #7 of 12 Portland B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A delightful alternative to the larger chain hotels in Portland, The Danforth, under new ownership, is a beautiful property setting its sights on becoming spectacular. The innkeeper Brett received me warmly and professionally and familiarized me with the property - for which he has obvious pride. The dining room/ breakfast room is elegant and the food, thought modest in portion... More

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Roswell, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff at The Danforth is just terrific - everyone is friendly and helpful. The neighborhood is just a couple of blocks from Downtown so convenient but quiet. Lots of quaint sitting areas in hotel to tuck away and read or relax. The breakfast was wonderful and we wanted to take the bed home with us - so comfortable and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Danforth is a charming B&B in a great location just west of the main port area. When we arrived we were given a tour of the facilities along with a thorough overview of places to see and things to do while we were in Portland. The staff were very knowledgable about restaurants in the area. The entire B&B was... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay at The Danforth. The property was well maintained. The staff were all helpful and welcoming. The breakfast was delicious. The location was close enough to the downtown action. We look forward to visiting this property again some day.

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Santa Cruz, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a truly delightful stay at The Danforth. We were sorry we only had one night. Our room was spacious with a tasteful mixture of traditional and contemporary styling. Breakfast was very tasty and the manager was ready to offer assistance with anything we needed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here on our honeymoon and loved our stay. The staff was amazing and very friendly. The location is an easy walk to the old port. Can't say enough positive things about this place. The rooms are comfortable and enjoyable to stay in.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay while in Portland. About a 15-20min walk from downtown which is perfect, the breakfast was delicious, the room was a perfect size with a newly remodeled bathroom and the staff was friendly and welcoming! I would highly recommend this Inn! Looking forward to our next visit!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Received personal attention from the moment you arrived at the front door. The entire staff was professional and friendly. I arrived around 4:00 pm and delighted to see that they had afternoon tea with home made cakes, perfect and relaxing after a 7 hour car ride. Was shown to my room which was nicely appointed, ( I especially enjoyed having... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our manager, Brett, was very attentive and gracious. Ibby's breakfast was memorably delicious. Our room was spacious and comfortable. We can't wait to return and see what the renovations have done to this already charming B&B.

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This boutique eclectic hotel located about a mile from downtown Portland lovely appointed rooms and cozy nooks for relaxing used to be a sea captains home. They have fresh fruit and cookies tea time during day and a gourmet breakfast. Nice treat from large scale hustle and bustle hotels. The Danforth only has 9 rooms but a great getaway for... More

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Address: 163 Danforth Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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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 
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