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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   303 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, ME 04106
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was just what I needed as a break after a long day of travel. The location is quiet and peaceful, yet convenient to the airport. Staff were gracious and attentive and the breakfast was generous and with lots of variety. Room was well-appointed and clean with plenty of space. Excellent value for the price.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located very close to the Mall and not too far from Downtown, the price was quite a bit lower than the Downtown hotels. The staff was lovely, really nice. The hotel room was large and comfortable. It was worn and in need of a few repairs, but not intolerable. It is a good hotel for the price conscious, but if... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you first walk in to this hotel, it looks gorgeous. However, looks can be a bit deceiving. We were checked in to a room that should not have been rented out at that time. The room had just had preventative maintenance done and the sofa in the sitting room was still damp. I pulled back the sheets on both... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good points: -Convenient location. The hotel is near everything but off the main road therefore away from traffic noise. South Portland is a great place to stay for those who don't want to pay the exorbitant hotel rates of downtown Portland. -Quick, easy check-in with friendly and efficient staff. -Well-equipped room with refrigerator, coffee maker, plates, silverware, lots of pillows... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland, responded to this review

Dear Not_from_here617, Thank you for taking the time to convey your comments regarding your recent experience with us. It is great to hear that you have not encountered any problems at check in. On the other hand, I would like to apologize that some items are not working in the room. Rest assured that the issues you have raised have... More

New York State
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One exit from downtown Portland, this hotel was clean and comfortable, with an accommodating and friendly staff. Prices were MUCH better than staying in Portland itself. Breakfast was the typical HIE fare, but plentiful. We stayed 3 nights, no problems at all. Recommended.

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Moncton, Canada
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights this past week. Everything went well! The breakfast was pretty good... the only problem was that they ran out of a few items... but it was still good. Our room was big and spacious and very clean.

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Salisbury, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The worst experience I've had at a Holiday Inn. Started with the receptionist at check in. What a grouch!! Them she stuck us in the room by the elevator! Noisy!!! I'm sure there were plenty of other rooms, the lot wasn't even half full!!Bed was as hard as a rock. This was not what I expected when I decided to... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie K, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review regarding your recent stay. We would like to apologize for the issues you had during check-in and the room accommodations you had was less than satisfactory. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. Your review will be... More

Bakersfield, Vermont
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Arrived with 3 grandkids in tow. Requested roll away. It arrived with no bedding. Pull out sofa had no bedding. Had to call front desk. Bedding arrived still very damp. Called front desk again. Blankets provided for roll away and pull out had holes in them.....appeared to be cigarette burns. Had to make the beds myself. No mattress pads on... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland, responded to this review

Dear Deborah W, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our property. Please allow us to apologize for the shortfalls you have experienced during your stay. It is regrettable that we fell below your expectations. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations.Your review will be used to... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I don't recommend staying here. There are several good things about this hotel, but they are all useless because of the cleanliness and smell of the room. Although the staff was nice when I complained, the room was "cleaned" twice more by someone who obviously had vision and scent issues because it only slightly changed from thoroughly disgusting to less... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland, responded to this review

Dear Lisatravels4608, Thank you for taking the time to relay your comments regarding our property during your recent stay. I am glad to hear that you found our staff commendable. However, please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience the housekeeping services may have caused you. We greatly appreciate your feedback as this gives us the avenue to improve on... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay.We were a party of four with dog and were quite comfortable in their suite style rooms. Rooms are clean and they are pet friendly. It is located in a quiet area and there is a sidewalk to walk your dog. Free wifi worked well and enjoyed the complementary hot breakfast. Restaurants within a five minute drive.... More

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Address: 303 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, ME 04106
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Location: United States > Maine > South Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland 2.5*
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express South Portland Hotel at Sable Oaks. Renovated in June of 2006, we are updated to provide you with the best service!Hotel features include free local phone calls, free wireless Internet, pool and fitness center, and a complimentary Express Start Continental breakfast. Enjoy a unique breakfast experience at our new Express Start breakfast bar served every morning featuring a selection of fruits, juices, cereals, breads/pastries, hard boiled eggs, and yogurt. Recently we've introduced hot items such as sausage and eggs! We have also created the world's best tasting cinnamon roll. Located conveniently next to the Maine Mall and only a short distance from the Freeport and Kittery outlet malls, the South Portland Holiday Inn Express is a great place to stay while you shop. Just two miles away from the Portland Jetport, our free shuttle will be there to pick you up and bring you directly to the hotel. Visit South Portland, Maine, and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel! ... more   less 
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