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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Maine
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268 reviews 268 reviews
50 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The central downtown Portland, Maine location of this hotel makes it a great place for conferences and conventions. Customer service is lacking from A-Z. Valet service would be certainly be helpful with the parking garage situation. The room as pleasant and clean. Attention to details is needed.

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Wells, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Holiday Inn by the bay last Thursday night for a concert at the State Theatre. It was very nice to not have to drive home after the show. Great location close to the theatre, and everything else in downtown Portland. Beds were very fresh and rooms were clean. I would definitely stay here again if attending... More 

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Chicopee
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179 reviews 179 reviews
33 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the employees we encountered during our stay were very helpful with excellent customer service. The hotel and our room were clean and not dated. Our bedding was excellent! The hotel is located in a great area and within walking distance to the Civic Center, Old Port and several restaurants, museums and shops. This is our third year in... More 

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

Stayed here for a work related conference and enjoyed every minute of it. The staff was on top of everything. The hotel lounge was good enough to stay and enjoy a few drinks. Plenty of bars and restaurants walking distance from the hotel. There is a parking fee per night so don't be surprise. I will be back!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed in late October and were not over impressed. Stayed in number of Holiday Inns as we were on vacation to the New England area. For such a large hotel we found odd having to pay extra to park the car. Also the breakfast voucher, included in the price of the room, did not cover a normal breakfast, eg: juice,... More 

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

Thank you for your review and the opportunity to respond. All of the downtown Portland hotels have a parking charge, and we are pleased to say we are by far the lowest. We apologize if your view wasn't as expected. We will always try to accommodate a room change if the request is made. We strive for guest satisfaction and... More 

Covina, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I have stayed here twice, and both times I have stayed here its been pleasant. The staff is really helpful, location is great. Close to restaurants and sightseeing. The view from my room was amazing. If I get to travel to Maine will def stay here again!

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

Thank you for the review. We are so pleased you will return, and we look forward to it. More 

South Freeport, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've stayed at this hotel before, and always found it excellent: friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, and a very good kitchen (which you might not expect, since guests are more likely to eat out at Portland's many wonderful restaurants). My only problem on this visit was the bathroom door. It refused to stay open; when left to its own... More 

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

Thank you for your review and the kind compliments. Regarding the bathroom door, all of our accessible rooms are equipped with that type of door, a feature we incorporated in accordance with state and federal guidelines. We apologize for the annoyance, and truly hope you will return when next visiting Portland More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stayed here mid October. Plenty of on site parking , at a discounted rate for guests. Staff were friendly and helpful on arrival. The room was a really good size, as was the en-suite, and was very clean. It is ideally located within a 5 minute walking distance to the shops, restaurants and the waterfront. The bar area was very... 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 with us, and thank you very much for posting your review and recommendation. We look forward to your return More 

Los Angeles, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Fantastic hotel in an excellent location, with ample on-site self-parking, at a very reasonable price. Very good value compared to other more trendy and more expensive hotels in this historic part of Portland. Clean and spacious rooms with microwave and mini-refrigerator. Great views, if you get a room on the harbor side. Convenient and within walking distance to everything in... More 

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

We appreciate your review and also for your patronage. We know there are many choices in downtown Portland, and we are pleased you chose us. We look forward to your return. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This may be not only one of the nicest Holiday Inns in the country but also one of the nicest places to stay in Portland. Three assets stand out: 1. Location -- it's within easy walking distance of the waterfront and Old Port, and across the street from the Portland Museum of Art (which has a very nice collection of... More 

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

Thank you so much for the review! Your recommendations are so appreciated, as are your constructive comments. We look forward to your return More 

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

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*
Number of rooms: 239
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay Hotel Portland
Portland Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay Maine
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#9 Business Hotel in Portland

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