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St. John's, Canada
Reviewed April 22, 2014

Hotel is lovely inside,the guy with the long hair!! checking us in was not as nice as other Marriott hotels. Room was huge and clean, looked out at a bay where trucks unloaded cargo!! The hotel offers free breakfast with hot and cold Buffett, the staff manning this area leave a lot to be desired. If you don't like public...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed April 21, 2014

We booked a last minute weekend getaway in Portland which we felt was centrally located in Maine on the coast, and we heard the town had some great restaurants and a cool vibe. The Residence Inn is within easy walking distance of everything in the Old Port, without being right in the middle of town. The room was great -...

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Good service, friendly, free shuttle service, great harbor views, good breakfast, reasonable, and the suites are very spacious -- a little home away from home. Lots of good seafood restaurants nearby, also the cinema, and the Old Port district with boutiques, coffee shops, and more!

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Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
Reviewed April 17, 2014

We loved the amenities at this hotel, full kitchen, comfortable, quiet room. The decor was classy and staff friendly. It is a bit on the edge of downtown but we walked it several times a day. Lots of bars, shops and restaurants nearby. Very abundant breakfast choices.

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Bangor, Maine
Reviewed April 8, 2014

I've never felt compelled to write a review of a hotel before but I recently switched my travel accommodations to the Marriott in the Old Port. So glad I did. The location, the quality of rooms and, most importantly, the friendly and professional staff make having to be away from home a much better experience. Also, it is great to...

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sarah d, Manager at Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Waterfront, responded to this review

It was so nice to read your review. I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed yourself and we made you feel like you were right at home. We desire all out guest to feel this way. We look forward to your next visit. Please let me know if I can be of assistance with any future arrangements.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed April 4, 2014

We have stayed at Residence Inn's all over the U.S., and enjoy them. But this Residence Inn is far and away the best so far. Spotlessly clean. Friendly and helpful staff. Very nice breakfast. Common areas are welcoming. Hot tub/whirlpool was well kept. Within walking distance of the Old Port shops and restaurants, and ferry terminal. We will be back.

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sarah d, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We will make sure to pass them along to our staff. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you next visit. Warm Regards, Sarah Day Front Desk Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 30, 2014

As a management consultant, I have stayed at many Marriott hotels throughout the world, and never have I been treated with such exceptional service as I experienced in Portland, ME. The entire staff was friendly and they especially connected with my two children (they even gave them stuffed animals and pool toys). The location is in the heart of downtown...

1Thank JCarlson2014
sarah d, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It leaves us with a sense of pride to know we were able please your family to such an extent. We strive very hard to make our guest feel right at home, but as you mentioned our little guests have a special place in our staff's heart. It was a pleasure having your family. We...

Westchester, NY
Reviewed March 16, 2014

This pet-friendly hotel is fairly new, and in a great location to experience the beauty of the Portland waterfront area. The staff is incredibly friendly and will ensure you have for a great stay. The rooms are in the new "Residence Inn style" and are well laid out and spacious. We had a corner room with a water view and...

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Porter ME
Reviewed March 1, 2014

Stayed here over the last weekend of February vacation which falls on my husband and my birthday and our anniversary . Hotel was full, we booked on bookings.com got a great king studio room won't a view full kitchen etc. room was nice, view was ok, saw some water but more street and parking lots.had drinks in the bar, ok...

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed February 28, 2014

We celebrated our 35th Anniversary at this hotel. We live in Portland, but toured this hotel in advance and were impressed with the rooms and amenities in a location where we could walk to some of our favorite places in the Old Port. We were able to check in early on Saturday and walk to Zapoteca for Margaritas and to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portland, Maine's only all suite hotel is located in the heart of the historic Old Port district. The Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown/Waterfront is perfect for business trips, family vacations, relocation, corporate housing, and small meetings. Business travelers will find easy access to all organizations in Portland, Maine. The hotel is near major attractions that include the birthplace of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal, Merrill Auditorium, Ocean Gateway Terminal, Cumberland County Civic Center, and Portland Museum of Art. Whether you are in town for a Maine lobster roll and blueberry pie or to sample the premier cuisine of the city's award-winning chefs, all are just a stone's throw from our doorstep. Book now to stay with us and experience legendary Marriott service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Waterfront

Address: 145 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4810
Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $115 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 179
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“I think 3 sides of hotel actually all have bad views, NO ROOMS have view of actual historic Portland waterfront.”
  • Glare from first streetlight
  • Curtains unable to block glare totally
  • Glare from second streetlight
  • Another construction site
  • Broken coat hook
  • Broken coat hook mount
  • Construction Site #2 (bonus oil tanks in background)
  • Garage (same height or taller than hotel - no escaping this view)
 of 5 bubbles schmitty233, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Pick the least expensive room, but ask for quiet location. It was rather expensive in Sept. which is high season.”
 of 5 bubbles travelgal54, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“rooms on water side would be great for out of towners”
 of 5 bubbles williamn584, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“High Floors....”
 of 5 bubbles V4424QFjohnb, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Get to breakfast early if you are eating in.”
 of 5 bubbles patriciabW9990OM, Oct 13, 2016 | Read review
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