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Howard Johnson Plaza Portland

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   155 Riverside Street - I95, Portland, ME 04103
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Ranked #12 of 18 hotels in Portland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
gunhunter123224 Glenville, West Virginia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Glenville, West Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is very clean! I was impressed with the cleanliness! The hotel is a bit dated but clean and and in good working order. The staff was friendly during check in and helpful. The bed was comfortable I slept well.

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Boston... ish
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seriously! I didn't even think they existed anymore (no offense intended) -- that was the first surprise. The next was that it was really nice! (again, no offense -- my memories of Howard Johnson's consist of two vague impressions: Miami-Dolphin-blue-and-orange, and something like a see-saw with a cut-out of kid on one end, for a weathervane.) I lucked out with... More

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Ottawa, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay here was not great. The pool was out of service, the ice machines were all out of service except the third floor, the staff was okay but not the friendliest or most helpful, toilet needed flushed multiple times each time and it wasn't all that clean. You might want to look elsewhere.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent only a night here on our way from New York to Maine. The facilities were decent and staff was friendly. We had a clean, comfortable and quiet room (booked via a Hotwire hot-rate deal). Breakfast was not included unlike in many other Ramada locations. However, the "Egg & I" on the same property has a fantastic breakfast with... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable, great amenities, and an exceptionally helpful staff. We were really in a pinch and our usual "go to" chain hotels were unavailable. We did a quick review search and decided to give the HoJo a try. We were so happy! Recommended for families, couples, and business travelers.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights. The rooms are clean, comfortable and with the usual amenities of a fridge, coffeemaker and microwave. Bathrooms are new and very nice. There is no free breakfast here. The lobby is roomy and comfortable. Décor throughout is very dated, but well maintained. The pool is heated and large; there are also two spa pools... More

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St. Paul, MN, US
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51 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We got this hotel as a 3* on Priceline for a really good deal. I really wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised. The room was very clean with everything we needed for a good 1 night stay. The pictures provided by the hotel are accurate - the decor could stand to be updated but very, very clean. The beds... More

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Centralia, Missouri
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My wife and I left our room to get a coffee before checking out and when we returned 20 minutes later room service had already stripped the beds and was cleaning it. We even had items in the room. Checkout time is 12:00 pm but I guess they were in a rush for us to leave at app, 9:00 am.... More

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MarkHeisler, General Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Portland, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for the service issues you experienced during your stay. The housekeeper evidently thought that you had checked out, I am sorry that they were not more attentive. I have brought your comments to the attention of the staff to ensure they do not repeat this mistake. I hope that you will give us an opportunity in... More

Norfolk, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The front desk employee who checked us in lied to a customer whom she was on the phone with saying "the lobby is super busy!" when I was the only customer there. She tried to act like doing that was a service to me by winking. Even worse, we wanted to change our room (a 1 Queen bed) to a... More

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MarkHeisler, General Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Portland, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for the service and housekeeping issues you experienced during your stay. We strive to provide top rate service and clean, comfortable rooms to all of our guests, I am sorry that we failed to live up to these standards for you. We will utilize your comments during our ongoing staff training in an effort to avoid... More

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Address: 155 Riverside Street - I95, Portland, ME 04103
Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Portland 3*
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