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Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

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88 Spring St, Portland, ME 04101-3924 See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast Available
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Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I took a "one-day-cation" overnight to Portland. The Hotel staff were friendly, check in quick and painless. They were also very helpful with restaurant suggestions and directions how to get about in the Old Port. In warmer weather the Old Port is short walking distance,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Roccobog
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Over the many years of vacationing in Maine we often stay at this Holiday Inn. Service at the front desk, with housekeeping, and the shuttle are all professional, friendly, and top notch. It is true one is not sleeping on 500 count sheets or walking...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Stewart B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you so much for staying with us and for talking the time to write us such a nice review. We are so happy to hear that you return to us and that you enjoy your time in Portland. We hope you are enjoying your...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I stayed at the Holiday Inn Portland by the Bay for one night in early December 2018. As the website says, they are under construction, but since I checked in late and left early, this did not affect my stay. The hotel was rather dated...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Donna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very pleasant to stay at this hotel. The front desk staff was extremely friendly and helpful. It was my first time in Portland and the staff provided great restaurant recomendations and places to visit. The room was always clean. I would stay there...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank HoyaMark
Response from StewartB538, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your recent stay and for taking the time too write us such a nice review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here to go to a concert at Aura and it was the perfect location! Very convenient and they have a free shuttle service that will take and pick you up all around Portland. It was perfect! A little gem...

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Tracey R
Response from StewartB538, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to write us such a nice review. We hope that you will choose us again next time you plan a trip to Portland!

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Description
When you visit the historic and alluring waterfront city of Portland, why not stay in the midst of it? Steps past the Cross Insurance Arena, the Old Port thrives with unique shops, diverse restaurants, and a More working waterfront. Turn the corner and Portland's Arts District surrounds the Hotel with art museums, galleries and historic homes. Portland Jetport is 10 minutes away; with courtesy vans available. 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. Experience the pleasure of business in Maine, By The Bay. OUR HOTEL IS UNDERGOING A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PROPERTY MODERNIZATION. OUR GUEST ROOMS, MEETING SPACE, AND THE EXTERIOR OF THE BUILDING WILL BE COMPLETELY RENOVATED. CONSTRUCTION WILL OCCUR WEEKDAYS BETWEEN 9:30AM AND 7:00PM, AND YOU MAY EXPERIENCE NOISE DURING THESE HOURS. WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND ARE EXCITED TO SHARE THE CHANGES WHEN THEY’RE COMPLETE! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
239
Price range
$94 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay Hotel Portland
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Portland Holiday Inn
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Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay Maine
Location
United States > Maine > Portland
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
239
Price range
$94 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay Hotel Portland
,
Portland Holiday Inn
,
Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay Maine
Location
United States > Maine > Portland
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Response from coldmtn | Reviewed this property |
Call the hotel when you land at the airport and let them know you'd like to have the shuttle pick you up. The shuttle drivers are pretty much on call most of the day and part of the night but not around the clock. They are... More
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I stayed there 4 weeks ago. The shuttle is not 24 hours but they start very early and the airport is tiny. I didn’t believe them when they said security is never busy and at 6 am it wasn’t. You should be good to go if... More
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Room Tips
"Rooms facing the Bay have the best view."
Roccobog
2 days ago
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"Choose a room on a high floor facing the Bay."
teacher152015
Nov 5, 2018
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"Get a harbour view room."
MarcoPoloTwo
Oct 29, 2018
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"If you are wanting to be IN Portland, by the wharf go for the Residence inn."
rnp577
Oct 25, 2018
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