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Fireside Inn & Suites Portland

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   81 Riverside Street, Portland, ME 04103 (Formerly Holiday Inn Portland West)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Northern NJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent 2 nights here while visiting colleges. Everything was fine -- except the Wi-Fi was flakey. Couldn't get much work done. The breakfast that is included is about what one gets everywhere else. The dining room manager during breakfast is extremely pleasant. The TVs are dated. A/C worked great. Plenty of hot water. Clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here this past weekend with the family for the Tough Mudder. The location was perfect and the hotel was great. Clean, comfortable and very friendly staff. Would definitely recommend to others coming up. Only 10 minutes to downtown Portland as well.

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Oakland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at this hotel for the rates and the fact that I don't have to worry if I will be getting a clean room or not. We've had no issues and the kids love the outdoor swimming pool. It's hard to find hotels in the area with an outdoor pool. This is centrally located to so many things for... More

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Hopkinton, MA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family stayed at this hotel for a quick getaway. The kids love using pools, so the idea of an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a hot tub appealed to us. Our room was ready upon check in. Everything in the place is adequate, but nothing here is going to "wow" you. We were pleasantly surprised to see Bath... More

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Denver, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is abhorrent. I did a business event at this hotel and they wouldn't even allow me, the presenter, to have a late checkout. I usually go for a run during the lunch break and they just flat out refused. I asked to speak with the owner but he never called back... they mentioned he never had a cell... More

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firesideinnportland, Front Office Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Portland, responded to this review

We are confused by context of this review considering the front desk staff granted you a 2 hour late checkout. We also noticed you had the same complaint of another hotel you stayed in and reviewed on TripAdvisor. Late checkouts are based on availability. When we are sold out, which we were the weekend you stayed, we are not able... More

Wilbraham, Massachusetts
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After such a wonderful experience at the Fireside Inn and Suites in New Hampshire we were hopeful that this would be similar at the one in Portland ME. Unfortunately, not even close!! The cleanliness in NH was so much better. Our room was dirty, stained rugs and ceilings, rust spots in the bathroom, yikes so disappointing. The room smelled and... More

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Fireside Inn for a reunion. All of the staff were great, from check in to check out. Our room had an odd smell to it, not sure if it was the cleaning stuff our not. But that is the only complaint we had.

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Houston, TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The front desk staff was friendly and courteous....breakfast manager Aundray was very engaging and friendly...lacks an elevator in the back section. Cleanliness of bathroom needs improvement. Excellent location for I95 and not too far from Old Port and DT. Many shopping areas and eating places and a Hannaford Supermarket is nearby plus Shaw's/Osco. Seems to be catering to seniors and... More

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South Portland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great rate, out dated rooms but they are clean. stopped here for one night on way home and would stay again. heated outdoor pool was highlight of the stay. Continental breakfast needs to have more selection.

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Cumberland, RI
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable visit this weekend. The rooms and continental breakfast are simple but we'll set up and clean. I probably had six different contacts with staff all of them were very friendly and looking forward to helping us. There's a nice warm pool outside. Attached to the spa there is a decent four person hot tub and a... More

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Address: 81 Riverside Street, Portland, ME 04103 (Formerly Holiday Inn Portland West)
Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Fireside Inn & Suites Portland 3*
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We offer today’s features with yesterday’s charm. Just minutes from the Portland Jetport and situated directly off I-95 Exit 48, our travel-friendly location is easily accessible. With its comfortable rooms, courtyard views and hospitality, the Fireside Inn & Suites Portland is the ideal choice for you and your family while visiting the Greater Portland Area.While staying with us, we invite you to enjoy Zackery’s Fireside Restaurant for dinner and evening entertainment. Our menus appeal to a wide set of tastes and we are extremely proud of our Staff. Please browse them at your leisure. We serve breakfast, dinner and wonderful desserts! We also have a full bar in Zack’s Club Lounge and offer drink specials for Happy Hour. We are pretty creative with martinis too! Whether you are joining us for business or pleasure, we are waiting for you! While you are here, why not relax by our Lobby Fireplace. Enjoy our late afternoon complimentary fresh coffee right here! Stay with us and each guest will receive a FREE Isamax Snacks Wicked Whoopie Pie! The Whoopie Pie is Maine’s Official State Treat (officially becoming law on September 28, 2011)! ... more   less 
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