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163 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04102-3813
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#5 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Portland
A historic piece of Portland's vibrant West End, our guest house is designed to make you feel like a true Portlander. Located in the heart of one of the country’s most happening cities, Blind Tiger offers an easygoing style and creative design in an intimate setting, for an experience that embodies the spirit of Portland.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
Private check-in / check-out
Bar / lounge
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Air conditioning
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Clothes rack
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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cctangerine wrote a review Feb 2021
Dover, New Hampshire6 contributions1 helpful vote
My boyfriend and I went to Blind Tiger for a weekend getaway for his birthday and had a wonderful time! Upon arrival to our room, the hotel had already gone above and beyond, writing a personalized birthday note with some complementary birthday cake chocolates waiting for us on our bed! The room itself was tastefully decorated, the bed was comfortable with soft sheets and squishy pillows, and we loved that there was a fireplace in the room to cozy up in front of. I do wish the tub was bigger or was jetted but the bathroom was also nice with some high quality shower amenities, and there were waffle robes in the cabinet to wear. The hotel itself felt like a step back in time with amazing decor and architecture and had a very funky but cozy vibe, which I loved. I also really loved that there was a whole kitchen full of goodies for purchase and complementary tea and coffee, as well as fresh logs for the fireplace which you could get at any time. The owners provided great service through text and phone and were quick to respond with any questions. In the morning, they left delicious breakfast bags and fresh brewed coffee that could be picked up and brought to your room. I feel the hotel did a great job with making it work as a b&b with covid restrictions in place,and I felt very safe and comfortable. Thank you Blind Tiger for a lovely night away!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Management Team, Guest Services / Front Office at Blind Tiger
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Cctangerine, We’d like to once again wish your boyfriend a happy birthday. It brought us joy to be able to share the date with both of you and to that end, it was a pleasure providing the thoughtful touches you noted. It’s clear you understood the interesting and artistic vibes our historic guest house works to exude. Thank you for commending that, our delicious breakfast, and everything else you enjoyed. Whether it be for another celebration or simply to step away from the norm for a weekend, we’d love to welcome you back. Visit our website to explore more Lark adventures!
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Natalie Zises wrote a review Jul 2020
New York City, New York11 contributions
Property's Favorite Review
Just stayed at Blind Tiger for the weekend with my boyfriend. We were looking for a cute spot that had charm but also luxury. We stayed in the room titled Eight Bells, and I didn’t want to leave. I loved the unique design features and thoughtful details throughout the hotel. The beds were so comfortable. Even though they had to alter certain things for corona, I still loved the honor pantry and complimentary tea and coffee offerings. I can’t wait to come back when things go back to “normal” and see the hotel in full swing!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from AbbeyHybl, Public Relations Manager at Blind Tiger
Responded Jul 30, 2020
We are so glad that you were able to get away during this time and that you so enjoyed your time with us in Portland at Blind Tiger! From the charm to the unique design, thoughtful details to the communal pantry, we love hearing about your desire to return. We'll see you again soon!
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Smilin wrote a review Feb 2021
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We stayed in the Daymark room and it was wonderful! Plenty of space and with a wonderful working fireplace. They have a seamless contactless check in and check out process with COVID, and if you need anything all you have to do is text the number given to you and they will make sure you are taken care of! I even asked for restaurant recommendations and the woman working went above and beyond to give me multiple detailed recommendations. Would definitely recommend for a beautiful Maine getaway.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Daymark room is at the end of the hall on the top floor so it was out of the way and very quiet
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Response from Management Team, Guest Services / Front Office at Blind Tiger
Responded 1 week ago
Hi 239smilina, Excellent choice picking the art-saturated “Daymark” as your suite! We’re glad features like its fireplace served you well. From offering a contactless experience to maintaining enhanced sanitation workflows, we appreciate you also noting that our cleaning efforts added an aura of comfort to your visit. The moment you find yourself missing our vibrant city, please make yourself at home with us. Can’t wait to see you again!
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Kim R wrote a review Dec 2020
West Palm Beach, Florida38 contributions6 helpful votes
We absolutely fell in love with this hotel. We booked the wonderful Event Records room, highly impressed. We enjoyed the fireplace place, since the weather was so cold, and we enjoyed using the record player that was in the room. We spent lots of time also cozying up to the roaring fire that was constantly burning in the living room. We even played a couple games of pool , downstairs in the old “speakeasy” The hotel gave us a nice breakfast each morning (limited due to covid) The hotel is walking distance to town; about a mile. The staff was amazing. We had a wonderful time . Would highly recommend and we will definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Room Tip: Look at pictures online to decide
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Christasd wrote a review Dec 2020
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we loved out 1 night stay at Blind Tiger. With everything going on with Covid, the service here was impeccable and the staff adjusted interactions to be "covid friendly". The hotel manager responded to me within minutes via text/email, and provided us with everything we needed. I loved the fireplace in the room as well as the list of restaurants provided for take out and delivery. In the morning they provided a light breakfast for us as well, where we picked up on our own from downstairs (again, no need for contact). Would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blind Tiger
Which popular attractions are close to Blind Tiger?
Nearby attractions include Portland Museum of Art (0.3 miles), Victoria Mansion (0.2 miles), and One Longfellow Square (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Blind Tiger?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Blind Tiger?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Blind Tiger?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Blind Tiger?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blind Tiger?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Green Elephant, Becky's Diner, and Little Tap House.
Is Blind Tiger located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Portland.
Are there any historical sites close to Blind Tiger?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Wadsworth-Longfellow House (0.5 miles), Goddard Mansion (3.0 miles), and Fort Gorges (2.3 miles).