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10 reviews
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Located just off Commercial St in the Old Port section of Portland. We had a very spacious and clean room, nicely decorated with an oversized bathroom with large walk in shower. Free Starbucks Coffee set out on every floor by 7 AM. FREE transportation to and from your dinner restaurant. Just tip the driver. Wow

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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent our birthdays in New England and the Portland Harbor Hotel was the perfect location to begin our tour of southeastern Maine. We viewed the great fall colors, went to Kennebunkport, LL Bean headquarters, pick your own apple orchards for fresh off the vine Raspberries. PerfectTrip! The hotel is really beautiful inside with a comfortable bed,... More 

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Fall colors this year were very vibrant and lasted a little longer than usual. Glad you enjoyed Maine at its best. We look forward to your return. More 

Maine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it was a nice experience and the food was adequate we were quite disappointed with the food selection. I was looking forward to the pumpkin bread pudding and there was none. The appetizers were pretty basic. Menu said oysters on the half shell and there was none. I asked the chef that was carving the meat where the pudding... More 

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us. Our sincere apologies for your disappointment and the comment by the staff . The pumpkin bread pudding and the oysters were not on the menu this year. We make changes to the menu every year based on feedback from our guests to keep it fresh and interesting to... More 

Weymouth, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my wife to celebrate our tenth anniversary. We arrived to the valet desk and I have never seen a valet so happy with his job. He even cleared out our Dunkin Donuts trash from the ride up to the hotel. The lobby is upscale and old charm without being dated. We had a great amenity in our room... More 

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments. We do have great team in Valet. Very glad you enjoyed the anniversary gift amenity. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is clean and conveniently located. The only issue was the late night noise. Our first room overlooked the nightclubs and there was so much noise until the bars closed. We moved for our second night and received a credit to our bill for the inconvenience. Our second room overlooked the main road. Again, this room was loud as... More 

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. Glad our team was able to help you address your concerns. We look forward to your return. More 

South Portland, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A five star hotel in a beautiful little city! The staff is wonderful. Very clean and accommodating! I would go back in a minute! Not a place for small children though, definitely a grown up kind of place. Just can't say enough about this place

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments. We would love to see you again soon. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed one night at the Portland Harbor Hotel in November. We were greeted by extremely nice valet attendants that gave us suggestions of where to eat and what to do. The check in process was easy and quick. The room was very clean and nice. We stayed in room 317, which looks out on to Union... More 

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Our neighbors get loud sometimes. I am glad the valet team was very helpful. They do a great job. Please feel free to let me know when you plan to return, and I will help you make the arrangements for a garden view room if available. We look forward to your return. More 

Hollis Center, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booking a suite was confusing. A coupon deal for dinner was confusing & unnecessary as it afforded no discount. The food is pretencious, was all tasteless & overcooked. Too many room mishaps to be comfortable- broken lamps, showerhead, a/c too forcefull. Checkout was flubbed from a computer mishap. No morning newspaper. Room unwelcoming w/ lights off when entered. This was... More 

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our sincere apologies for the inconveniences you encountered. I asked our team to address your concerns in the suite and ensure everything is in proper working order. Our newspapers are delivered weekdays, and available on weekends in the lobby. Our nightly turn-down service sets the right mood with... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great weekend trip to Portland. This hotel is right in the middle of it all and provides top level customer service. Our room was also lovely and clean. I'm definitely going to be a repeat customer!

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy that we gained you as a repeat guest. There is so much to see and do in the Old Port. We look forward to your return. More 

Raymond, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Portland Harbor Hotel is in the center o the Old Port district. It's staff are exceptional, what you would hope or in an independent hotel. They are helpful, approachable, and friendly. The room was quite nice, enough space, very clean and emotionally warm. Our experience was good rom the moment we pulled into the valet parking until we picked... More 

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments. Our team will enjoy reading your feedback. We do have a great team of people who enjoy making our guests feel at home. we look forward to your return. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portland's only AAA rated 4 diamond hotel. Amenities include a 4 Star restaurant with available 24 hour room service, 24 hour valet services, spa treatment rooms, professionally certified concierge service, and full fitness center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portland Harbor Hotel

Address: 468 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4029
Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $127 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portland Harbor Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Portland Harbor Hotel Maine
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#4 Family Hotel in Portland
#4 Business Hotel in Portland
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Room 317 will lead to loud bars/clubs until late at night”
 of 5 bubbles TRL08, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Only go if it's for free. Otherwise you will be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles virginial538, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“room 350 has a fireplace; be careful - the bed had a beautiful but poorly designed wooden edge that hurts”
  • wooden edge at side of bed - hard on your legs when getting in and out
  • room 350 fireplace!
  • wooden edge at top of bed - don't whack your head!
 of 5 bubbles abh345678, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All of the rooms seemed perfect to me. This is not a noisy hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles myownreviews, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Interior rooms overlook a quiet courtyard. Hotel serves coffee on each floor in the AM.”
 of 5 bubbles Anrmd, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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