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Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Certificate of Excellence
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 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!
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Business Center with Internet Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Bay View
Marina View
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
77Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
37Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews bay view old port civic center underground parking within walking distance free shuttle shuttle service art museum keurig coffee maker front desk staff wharf area hotel restaurant casco bay indoor pool hotel shuttle few blocks per day
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Reviewed 6 days 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

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Response from StewartB538, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 4 days 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!

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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

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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 1 week 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...

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Response from StewartB538, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 5 days 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!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have stayed here a handful of times over the years mostly due to it being the least expensive of Old Port area hotels. Never a bad experience here, always quick service checking and most all times able to check in earlier than posted. The rooms...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel”s location is just a short walk to Old Port and Becky’s Diner. The manager, Stewart, was very helpful with my change in reservations. Also, they had booked us in a room that had adjoining doors. The neighbors on both sides were so loud,...More

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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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Response from Lorrin K | Reviewed this property |
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
"Choose a room on a high floor facing the Bay."
teacher152015
5 weeks ago
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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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"This is not a "Luxury" hotel, however the rate we were charged was a luxury price."
april1970
Oct 22, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$95 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesMainePortland
NUMBER OF ROOMS
239
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