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Clarion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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SE NH
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Hotel in Portland Maine...walk to DownEaster AMTRAK and Concord Bus Lines; inexpensive taxi (ABC; Patrick) to the Old Port and Casco Bay. Stayed many, many times in winter and spring. Great price...nicely appointed rooms....many amenities (pool, breakfast/lunch, etc). Great staff....very accommodating. A pleasant experience... Jeff_of_NH (aka Dodge_charger_43)

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Middleburg, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing fancy, seemed a little pricey, but had great service and brought up an air mattress for my son. Had 2 double beds. A/C unit was wall unit and pretty loud when cycled on. No airport noise noted. Stayed one night.

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When my dad was a ICU patient at Maine Medical, they referred us to the Clarion. The staff, especially Mary at the front desk and the waitstaff at breakfast were just the best. We will be coming back, but next time without the hospital excitement.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was filthy inside and out. There was dirt built up in the corners in the bathroom and the windows were dirty. The hallways and elevator were also dirty, not sure if they ever vacuumed them. One elevator did not work at all and the other didn't go to the 5th floor for over a day. At 69 years... More

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northern california
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117 reviews 117 reviews
21 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was clean and comfortable, we stayed 2 nights and found it convenient to drive to places we wanted to see in Portland. Staff was helpful and friendly. Restaurant in hotel is Ok but we found better in town, altho you do have to drive.

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great hotel to stay at, once we found it. Conveniently located. It's not the hotel's fault the city or state put in some horrible rotaries and signage. Thought I was just fine on Congress Street until it became a one way. I was less than 1/2 mile from the hotel and it took me 20 minutes to... More

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Albany, New York
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176 reviews 176 reviews
21 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just here for a night after a conference in Portland. The location puts it close enough to downtown Portland that it's a very quick drive/bus/cab to get there, but not so close that you're stuck in traffic and can't park. The iced tea/cookies/water on the way in were a nice touch after a very long drive to get... More

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MORENO VALLEY
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291 reviews 291 reviews
144 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice big room with HUGE windows! Nice flat screen, mini fridge, microwave, desk and comfortable overstuffed chair and ottoman. Lots of things to like about this Hotel. Slow wifi, sometimes very slow. Too bad. Hotel is going through a major rehab, check before you book. I was on 6th floor, rehab was ongoing on 5th floor and quite disturbing. I... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to stay in between downtown and the mall. This is a perfect location if that is what you are looking for, We stayed here before when it was the Doubletree and it was a lot nicer then. It is still a very solid hotel, but showing some signs of age. The hotel does have a slight odor about... More

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Bronx, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was going to Portland for a course at UNE and my husband tagged along. Our room was one of the updated rooms apparently. It had a great fridge, comfy king sized bed, storage room for the bike. The toilet was a bit slow to flush and the elevator was SLOW, but otherwise the staff was super nice and helpful... More

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Address: 1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Portland, Maine
Clarion Portland
Portland Clarion

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#10 Business Hotel in Portland
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