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The Danforth is the grande dame of the Portland, Maine boutique hotel scene. Built in the 1800's, extensive renovations to design and (mostly) new bathrooms have married historic gentility with classic but contemporary stylings. Basement billiard room, a widow's walk with views, three course breakfasts - who could ask for more? A recent review called The Danforth an historic mansion with a hip vibe.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Concierge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Charming
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
87Good for walkers
Grade: 87 out of 100
18Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
5Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came from Wisconsin for a weekend getaway Awesome place to stay Cozy room with fireplace New showers Most comfortable bed! Great Breakfast Friendly staff. Great location, can walk right downtown Very nice

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank SteveL717
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Danforth Inn. The inn features 19th century charm with the comforts of today. Location could not be better for exploring historical sections of Portland and access to top restaurants. Breakfast is outstanding. Most of all,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank mrchalabi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal location...very warm personnel to cater to your every need. Well appointed, comfortable and spotless. Excellent ambiance and breakfast menu. Nice personal touches to make your stay pampered...a wonderful reprieve in today's hectic pace. Will definitely stay again next time in area.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank rossjsr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great experience at the Danforth. The decor was an interesting eclectic mix of contemporary furnishings with an international vibe set in a historic mansion. Having a fireplace in the room to add to the atmosphere was a bonus .The...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Piano P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Danworth is a renovated 175-year old facility in West Portland - walkable to the historic and port districts. The common area and room that we stayed in (Longfellow) were beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The staff was universally gracious and helpful. The welcoming prosecco...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank jrgfla
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Hucksner
June 27, 2015|
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Response from Yogimorgi | Reviewed this property |
They told us it would be open around July 1, so recommend you reach out to them. They were in full construction mode when we were there.
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Classytraveler777
September 19, 2014|
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Response from Kristin A | Reviewed this property |
We recently stayed at The Danforth and one of the reasons we did was that you could see each room on line and read a description. Our room matched exactly what we had read. The website is very accurate and the hotel staff... More
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Ruth R
July 21, 2014|
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Response from GinnyJuvet | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check directly with the hotel. I was only a guest there myself.
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Room Tips
"Any room. All are unique and quiet."
mrchalabi
1 week ago
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"West End Suite was ideal!"
GoPlaces26087763142
4 weeks ago
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"We stayed in the Old Port room. Were told it is the only one with a bath."
Q2271HZbarbaral
Oct 23, 2018
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""Arts District" room is not unattractive yet layout and scale are not optimal for a couple. ..."
Cosmos53
Oct 6, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$193 - $436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesMainePortland
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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