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Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101
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Ranked #10 of 18 hotels in Portland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love this place! I went and as soon as I got into my room I saw that there on the bed, was a pillow with a tag marked "Firm", and another one marked "Soft". Everything there was great. Friendly staff, clean rooms... You could just tell everything there was fresh. Plus, you get a great view overlooking the city... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am often reluctant to stay at the old Holiday Inn brand, but this one was great. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Best HD TV I have ever had, in room K cup machine and comfortable beds and AC worked nicely. It also had a much better indoor pool when compared to all the rest. Nice and big and warm.... More

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Mountain View, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Started off a roadtrip in Portland and stayed here. Was in a good location, a short walk to the main downtown area with all the restaurants and bars. The room was clean and comfortable, nothing super fancy. It was what my friend and I were looking for in a hotel. The only mishap was that the fire alarm went off... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for one night. Yes, the price is high for a holiday inn but it is old town portland and high season so don't expect other holiday inn rates. The hotel is less than a 10 minute walk to old town and the waterfront and just a few blocks from great restaurants like 555 on... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay for one night in a room with four adults. The room size was great and included a pullout sofa and a dining table that would have been great for an extended visit. The room was clean and as expected. My only disappointment is that the hotel advertised free breakfast for 2 people and really it was a $20... More

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Hotel and nice location. Found the price we paid to be about $100.00 more than others paid at our Hotel and other Hotels nearby. Would never use Hotel-Rates.com again. We did love the Nightlife in Portland. Michael Kilrain

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Management3, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Portland. It is certainly always wise to check with a hotel directly for any special in house offers that may be available. We hope you will return for anothe visit. More

Los Angeles, CA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel. Before we arrived we thought we might be settling as we didn't pick one of the more expensive hotels right in Old Port...but the view from this hotel on top of the hill, essentially the top of Old Port could not be beat. (Of course you might get put on the other side so be sure... More

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Management3, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the accommodations. We look forward to your return. More

Syracuse, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight on our trip up the coast. Very convenient location. Comfortable, exceptionally clean rooms with fridge and Keurig coffee maker. Our room over looked the harbor. Hotel is a 5 minute walk downtown (and a downhill walk). Free shuttle offered by staff to pick us up from our evening activities. While we did not use the shuttle, we... More

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Management3, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and appreciate your compliments on our staff. They stive to deliver perfect guest service, and are always pleased to hear they have done their jobs well. Thank you for choosing us and we look forward to your return. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for one night, it's a great location - easy to walk to the downtown ports. We requested early checkin since we were flying early in the morning, and they told us it would be an hour before our room was ready. So we went and ate downtown and took our time, but when we got... More

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Management3, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. We are able to offer early checkins when our departing overnight guests have checked out of their room in a timely manner to allow housekeeping the time to properly clean it. Unfortunately it is not always possible, but we try very hard to accommodate the request. We hope you will choose us for a... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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111 reviews 111 reviews
9 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights. We arrived around 1pm on a Monday and were able to check right into our room. Unfortunately we booked through a different site and for some reason were given 2 double beds rather than a king. The hotel wouldn't give us a room with a king even though we were willing... More

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Management3, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and for your constructive comments. We enjoy input from our guests, as it is truly the best way to improve our services. We look forward to your return. More

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Address: 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101
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Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#7 Business Hotel in Portland
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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 
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