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Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

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88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101
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Ranked #12 of 19 Hotels in Portland
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Holiday Inn Portland by the Bay is sufficient, nothing exciting. The price was good for last minute booking. The location is great since you can walk to everything. Didn't like that there was a $10 charge for parking since the room rate was already high, but you do get free WiFi! It was fine for a night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose the HI simply because of the proximity to the festival we were attending with another couple. I hadn't stayed in an HI in years and was pleasantly surprised. It was clean, up to date. The employees were friendly and helpful. The shuttle van drivers dropped us at the festival and gave us their card to call for the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the hotel was clean and the personnel were friendly. The rooms and restaurants were in need of renovation. This was a tired older hotel. HVAC was loud and difficult to set. Bathroom was old. I'd expect to see these accommodations in a 2 ** hotel. This hotel charges what a fine 4**** would charge in NYC. When I posted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed one night at this location for a wedding in the Old Port. The location of this hotel is perfect - walking distance to everything you need. The free shuttle was more than helpful when we wanted to return to the hotel at night without walking. The gym facility was spotless as was the room. I would recommend this... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very clean room, great location, easy walking distance to all local sites. Wonderful view from our window! Desk clerks were very friendly and helpful! We weren't in town too long, but this stop was a great place to relax after a car ride.

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Peoria, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking distance to all of the old port area. Request a room with a view of the ocean. Breakfast was good and the service was good from check in to check out. A very good value for the money. Its a typical Holiday Inn. When I do go to Portland I stay here most of the time for the value.

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Concord, New Hampshire
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotels, go there every year. Very close to everything. The city and water. Beds are nice. Even when hotel is full..no noise complaints. Very good room service and excellent staff. Couldn't choose a better hotel in Portland

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our stay here. Closer proximity to old port but also close to downtown. Staff was very attentive and friendly, excellent shuttle service was accommodating as we became tired of walking by day two. Bay view if possible is a must. Competitively priced for the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Excellent service. Friendly helpful staff. You can walk to the port, great restaurants and the art museum. We did not need to use our car. Parking is only $10 per day. Allowed us to stay an extra 2 hours because of a late flight. Good price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tenth-floor room was quiet and comfortable, with a microwave and a fridge that cooled our bottled waters almost to freezing. I'm sure the even-numbered rooms have an excellent view of the bay; the odd-numbered rooms face inland. The beds were great, the bathroom small but OK. It's a *good* ten-minute down-hill walk to the waterfront area. The hotel does... More 

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