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The Francis

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Room & Suite (12)
Dining (4)
Certificate of Excellence

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#2 of 21 hotels in Portland
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The Francis is a 15-room boutique hotel and spa located in an historic building in Portland's West End.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Minibar
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Boutique

Location

Full view
86Good for walkers
Grade: 86 out of 100
30Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
10Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
170Reviews
0Q+A
33Room tips
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We had a very nice overnight at The Francis recently while passing through Portland. We were greeted by the friendly staff when we pulled up. The layout of the hotel (including spa and beverage service) were explained succinctly and we were showed to our room. The room was
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Response from thefrancismaine, Guest Services at The Francis
Responded 2 days ago
tmgelsinger, Thank you for coming to check out our little place. After a long winter it's so nice to be able to enjoy the deck and garden glad you took advantage of the space. Looking forward to having you back, next time let us bring breakfast right to your room. You can enjoy your breakfast on the deck without having to wait in that line! All the best, Megan
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I knew the pics looked good, but you never know. Beautiful old home, incredibly clean modern rooms with nostalgic touches. Shower and bathroom were beautiful and incredibly nice. Bed was super soft. VERY clean room. Nice fireplace and beautiful entry on the main floor. Staff
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Response from thefrancismaine, Guest Services at The Francis
Responded 5 days ago
Jennkathoc, I am so happy we were able to exceed your expectations! They did a fantastic job bringing this house back to life and we are always glad to hear when people enjoy it. Looking forward to having you back next time your in Portland. Cheer, Megan
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Loved this hidden gem! The hotel staff greeted me when I arrived, gave me all the details on the hotel and walked me to my room! It felt like I was staying in someone's home but without the dirty laundry. The hotel is homey and comfortable and impeccably clean. I would highly
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Response from thefrancismaine, Guest Services at The Francis
Responded 5 days ago
LizRTravel, Thank you for your kind words! I will sure to pass them on to the rest of the team, we are happy to be your home away from home. Looking forward to seeing you nest time! Best, Megan
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The Francis is a charming small hotel in a beautifully renovated old house. The rooms are modern and comfortable yet true to the character of the house. The staff is friendly and eager to make your stay a delight. They know Portland well and are always ready to offer
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Response from thefrancismaine, Guest Services at The Francis
Responded 2 weeks ago
Excursion49635919380, Thank you for your kind words! I will pass on your praise to the rest of the team, we all love helping our guests enjoy our hometown. Next time you here check out some of our room packages it takes all the worry out of booking fun events, you just get show up relax and enjoy Safe travels! All the best, Megan
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The minute we walked in we knew we had made a great decision to stay at the Francis. The staff was welcoming and attentive. The ambiance of the building, warm and relaxing. We had 2 rooms which were architecturally interesting in different ways and very well appointed. The
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Response from thefrancismaine, Guest Services at The Francis
Responded 2 weeks ago
Elaine R, It was great hosting you and your family. Your Bramhall suite is one of my favorites with all the exposed brick and double shower! I am glad to hear you enjoyed it and got to be here for the opening of Flood's. I hope to see you again next time your in Portland, safe travels. Best, Megan
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PRICE RANGE
$198 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesMainePortland
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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