Took the family with me while I ran another 1/2 marathon.
When we checked in the guy at the desk acknowledged my Hilton Honnors level but did not mention any sort of upgrade.
On the elevator ride up to the top floor my wife asked, I said NO its full here for the race.
I was wrong, we got to our very large room with a partial view of the harbor, basically room was not directly facing the harbor, but first room off front of hotel so we had excellent views of port and up the coastline
Room was very large with fold out bed, it was not the best room , but it certainly was a notch or 2 up from what I reserved.
Later in day saw desk clerk, thanked him for upgrade (it makes wife happy), his response was "it so full , we had to do something..."
Rest of visit was nice and comfortable, but not extraordinary.
Except for fellow runners the average age of guests was 75+
Used the very small but functional pool all weekend, never saw anyone else in it - I do not explore the small workout room since 13.1 miles was enough exercise for the weekend for me, when wife suggested we go for a walk to get some exercise I reminded her running 20 miles that weekend was enough for me!
Breakfast was good, nothing special but was included in room rate and tasy enough to go twice.
All hotel staff were most pleasant, especially Valet's
We will be back
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Waterfront Portland hotel in Portalnd, Maine is perfectly situated in the city's Historic Old Port District and offers fantastic views of Casco Bay and Portland's working waterfront. Everything is within walking distance and you will enjoy the convenience of boutique shopping, gourmet restaurants, and fabulous art galleries being nearby. Steps from our Portland, ME hotel's front door you will find the Portland Trails jogging path, fishing and sailing tours, as well as great family attractions. We're also conveniently located near area attractions such as Hadlock Field, home of the Red Sox affiliate Portland Seadogs, Portland Museum of Art, Merrill Auditorium and Cumberland County Civic Center. Beautiful Maine rocky coast and sand beaches are within a short drive!Hilton Garden Inn Portland, Maine Hotel Features...• 120 hotel guestrooms, many with ocean views• Great American Grill® serving a full service, made to order breakfast buffet• Evening hotel room service• Lobby bar serving dinner nightly• 2 state-of-the-art meeting rooms for groups from 2 to 50• On-site catering for meetings, receptions, breakfasts, lunches and dinners for small groups• 24-hour Pavilion Pantry convenience mart• Complimentary shuttle service (airport and local businesses)• Valet Parking• Complimentary 24-hour business center• Complimentary high-speed, wireless internet service throughout hotel• Indoor heated pool and whirlpool• Complimentary fitness facilityThe 120 oversized guestrooms at the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Portland feature...• Waterfront or Portland, Maine city views!• Complimentary secure printing to the 24-hour business center• Oversized work desk, ergonomic chair and desk level outlets• Two dual-line speakerphones with voicemail• Refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker• Iron, ironing board and hairdryer• USA Today each weekday morning• Non smoking and accessible rooms availableAttractions near the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Portland, ME include...• 5 miles from Portland International Airport• Within walking distance from the waterfront• 1/2 mile from I-295 and I-95• 1 mile from the Cumberland County Civic Center• 12 miles from Freeport, home of L.L. Bean• 10 miles from the famous lighthouses of Portland, MaineCome enjoy the hospitality at our Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Portland, Maine.***** Everything. Right where you need it. ***** ... more less
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