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Portland Harbor Hotel

468 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
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Ranked #4 of 18 hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Linda T Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel, would definitely return. The staff was excellent, the rooms extremely nice, just a all around well run hotel. One block from the water. Within walking distance to the water. Great hotel.

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Boston, ma
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay here. The decor is very traditional, sort of old country inn. The staff was very accommodating and the location was excellent. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable, although our room overlooked some kind of ventilation shaft, which we could hear in our room, there was no audible noise from other guests. The average age... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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142 reviews 142 reviews
32 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here only one night on our way South and wished it had been longer. Virtually everything we experienced exceeded expectations, but the service level is what separates this hotel from so many others in the luxury category. From stepping out of our car in the valet parking area to stepping back into it to continue on our way,... More

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Lemont, Illinois
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118 reviews 118 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice, elegant hotel. It is an old hotel that has been beautifully updated and it is charming and comfortable. You can feel the ambiance of class and service as soon as you arrive, from the staff who are very polite and welcoming and from the warmth of the traditional decor, it is a special place. Everything... More

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Washington, DC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently finished a two-day stay here, and it was a very good place to stay for the old harbor area of Portland, ME. The hotel has a garage under the building for 18 per day, a good deal given the parking in that part of town. The hotel staff who greet you in the garage are professional and they hustle... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I traveled to Portland, ME for our baby moon. This was our first visit to the state, and we lucked out by picking the Portland Harbor Hotel. Which we found on Trip Advisor. The hotel was so charming, and the service and room exceeded our expectations. We loved our stone fireplace in front of our bed and... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here several times and have yet to be disappointed! This hotel is in the center of everything, has a delicious (however not included) breakfast, offers complimentary transportation, and has a great staff! The staff did a great job when I stayed here this late August, they really were willing to go out of their way for me.... More

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Lubbock
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read the reviews before booking this hotel and took advice of many recommendations and booked rooms facing the inner courtyard. Rooms were quiet, clean and so comfortable. Hotel was in the middle of everything - made it easy to walk everywhere. Staff was very friendly. Loved the morning coffee service on our floor! They picked us up at the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the heart of Portland, literally step out the door and you are on Four street where all the pubs and bars are, walk a block to the Harbor. Very nice outdoor area and bar. Food was excellent. Rooms were are excellent. Not a cheap hotel, if you are looking for value try, LaQuinta for $100, its a $3 taxi... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a perfect location for strolling the downtown area. Rooms are smallish but were clean and the linens very nice. The hotel did send an email disclosing street noise, however it is not just street noise it is loud band noise with the constant beat of a base...pretty annoying . This is not under the control of... More

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Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback with the Trip Advisor community and telling us about your experience. Please know that we do offer garden side accommodations that offer a quieter night sleep. During the peak summer months, the Old Port area is indeed a busy place with live music and city happenings. It is much quieter in the fall... More

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Address: 468 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
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Location: United States > Maine > Portland
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#2 Business Hotel in Portland #5 Family Hotel in Portland #5 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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Portland's only AAA rated 4 diamond hotel. Amenities include a 4 Star restaurant with available 24 hour room service, 24 hour valet services, spa treatment rooms, professionally certified concierge service, and full fitness center. ... more   less 
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