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Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

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Ranked #12 of 19 Hotels in Portland
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New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Convenient location. Clean, comfortable room. Friendly Staff. CLEAN IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF ANY HOTEL THESE DAYS! This Hotel was very clean. WiFi was poor, but who cares. We were on vacation. Easy walk to the Bay Area and old town. They do have a courtesy shuttle if you are too tired to walk. We did that one evening.

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Holiday Inn because it was across the street from UNE's graduation site. The hotel room was clean and had an available restaurant for breakfast and a comfortable lounge. They have a pool that looked okay if you had children and a fitness center that had a few of the typical machines that were very close together.Highlights -... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I and my friend were spent a night at the hotel.The room is clean,nice and good view. The bathroom and all accommodation are well.The bed is very good.The price is reasonable so we had a happy night here.

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Central NH
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is good in this well-located, clean, and comfortable hotel. The sales and front desk staff were professional and very accommodating in every way. The WiFi connection was good. The room was quiet and the bed was very comfortable. This is mostly beyond their control but the bathroom itself and the counter space are a tiny bit cramped but the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and clean hotel. Staffs were very friendly and helpful. Especially like the big and clean swimming pool Even though it is not really by the bay but they have the courtesy shuttle can bring you anywhere around. In fact it is closed to the most attractions, walking distance

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Peabody, Massachusetts
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Portland last weekend and stayed at the Holiday Inn Friday-Sunday. We got a great room rate and were also given a bay view room. We were on the 11th floor too so the view was just spectacular. The room was very spacious and the bed was super comfy. We had breakfast on Saturday downstairs at the restaurant... More 

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Kokomo, Indiana
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179 reviews 179 reviews
23 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town to visit my friends for an unforgettable birthday weekend in Portland. My buddy recommended this place and told me to book in advance (about two weeks prior to coming) and to ask for a bay-facing room. When I arrived, I had such a great time here that we wound up staying a second day. The staff... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel through a secret hotel site, so instantly managed to save a good amount of money. For the price we paid, this hotel was great! The hotel is situated about a 5-10minute walk from the shopping area, and a less than 5 minute walk to some great restaurants. There are two car parks either side, and watch... More 

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Smithfield, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had 6 staying for my daughters graduation. The rooms were excellent. The highlight though would have to be the staff. They went out of their way to do anything we needed. Two of the couples were elderly, and the hotel shuttled them to the graduation, as well as the restaurant for dinner. I could not have asked for a more... More 

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Billings, Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this place is not worth the price except for the front desk staff and the ONE person working in the lounge. All the other areas are understaffed. Rooms are average for a large chain. Double beds are advertised as queens. We won't be back.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

Dear Bob M, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am truly sorry that we fell below your expectations on some aspects of your stay. Rest assured that all your comments will be looked into and actions will be taken. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to target problem areas... More 

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