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Acton, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a day of sightseeing, we ducked into the lounge at this Holiday Inn, which is very easy to access (and very noticeable from across Portland Harbor due to its elevation). This was a god choice, as it was a very relaxing and visually appealing spot. We ended up staying longer than we anticipated since it was so inviting. If... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Location ok but rooms not the cleanest. Needs a revamp. Good pool though and small gym. Housekeeping variable. View overlooking a roof with old plant pots an untidy space. Entrance is very clean most staff friendly. Air conditioning noisy.

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Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great reception at front desk. Raining first night, airport buses drove us out for dinner and picked us up.-travelling by motorcycle. Room had great view of the water /south portland. Good location for walking around downtown.

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NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Upon arrival had opportunity to check in early...since we had all of our luggage out and did not want to wait we took the room. Unfortunately, the room was near the service elevator and banquet rooms. Ironically, this was not the problems. The room was not clean...yellow stains on the bedding (only seen when the fluorescent lights in room were... More 

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Chaplin, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is very close to the downtown and right near the art museum. Great location for visiting Portland without a car. Some of the rooms have excellent views of the bay. We were lucky enough to have one of those views. The free internet signal was very week. The kids weren't happy about that.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful with "must see" suggestions. I paid for a bay view room and it was quite serene. The area is Casco Bay and it is quite beautiful. No complaints about the staff or accommodations. Would recommend.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel had a good location. They charge $10 for parking. Room was clean enough. We thought we paid a bit too much for what it was. Would probably look elsewhere next time in Portland. No real complaints to speak of. Breakfast not included in the price.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked into the hotel and right when we walked in it, it was big. We checked into friendly staff and we warmed up with free hot coco. We were given a nice room with a great view of the River. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom was really clean. The next morning, we ate... More 

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Yarmouth, Maine, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here recently for a concert in Portland (on the pier). We are from the area and did not want to have to drive home after. Although not a "4" star hotel, for the price point (given it is summer) it is. The room was adequately sized, the beds comfortable (though they were double beds not queen in the... More 

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St. Louis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here During the recent hot spell and room was clean and cool. Bathroom a little small. Very nice workout room with saunas in dressing rooms and nice size indoor pool. Water was a little cooler than we expected but got Adjusted. A little further away from Old Port area but easily walkable but a little uphill on way back.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you visit the historic, exciting and alluring waterfront City of Portland, why not stay in the midst of it? Award-winning hotel with elegant decor and spectacular views. Just steps away, the Old Port thrives with unique shops, diverse restaurants and a working waterfront. Turn the corner and Portland's new Arts District surrounds the Hotel with the art museum, Children's Museum, galleries and historic homes. The L.L. Bean Factory Outlet Store and Civic Center are only a block away! Jetport is 10 minutes away; courtesy vans are available. Choose from Executive Rooms, Suites and Double/Double Rooms. For your meetings and conventions, let us show you our 14,510 sq. ft. of meeting space and our 12,500 sq. ft. exhibit hall. Our convention coordinators will handle all of your meeting details, including spouse tours and island lobster bakes! Let us show you the pleasure of business in Maine, BY THE BAY. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

Address: 88 Spring St, Portland, ME 04101-3924
Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $156 - $359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 239
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay Hotel Portland
Portland Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay Maine
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#8 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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