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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Holiday Inn Portland – By the Bay towers above the alluring town like a spy station one might have found in Cold War Eastern Europe, its concrete hull reminiscent of 1960’s Soviet architecture. Entering into the bright, clean lobby furnished with the worst of cheap corporate furniture, a brief feeling of optimism might flutter through one’s mind. But upon... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent one night. The overall experience was fine, the service very attentive, but the hotel needs to pay more attention to details. We booked a single room for 4. The beds were rather narrow in comparison to other hotels we booked in the same manner but the real issue is the fact that there was hardly any room to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Would probably have not chosen this hotel had I not wanted to use my ihg points to book the room. It's not horrible, just a meh experience as the hotel was old with tired furnishings both in the common areas and in the rooms and the aircon units were super loud. It was also less central compared to some other... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of the nicest HI that you will find. Very clean, good staff, food reasonably priced and very good, and nice sports bar. My room was on the top floor which had a beautiful view of the bay. Room was very clean and comfortable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night in a room with a view of the bay (you need an even number room to have the view) The room was a reasonable size and clean. Comfy bed and sound proofing not too bad. Parking at the hotel is $10 per night which l understand is reasonable for the area. The bay is about a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here during a conference that was held in the hotel. The rooms were clean, spacious and good views. The staff was very friendly and professional. The restaurant also served excellent food. Tons of sites, restaurants and bars nearby for couples and families.

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Springbrook, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms comfortable and well appointed. Hotel located within walking distance of many good restaurants and local attractions. Provide shuttle service to and from hotel but gets busy at times. Enjoyed our 2 night stay here GeForce a cruise of Maine coast.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very poor experience at check in. We are Spire members, and are used to hotel staff not only welcoming us but also thanking us for our loyalty to IHG. John seemed bored with his job, did not listen to us, did not offer the welcome gift of points, and pretty much treated us as an imposition. We... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

Dear Beth L, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences as we value you as an IHG rewards Club Spire Elite member. Your opinion is very important to us, as it helps us identify areas in need of improvement. I am disappointed to learn that you were unsatisfied with the level of service received from our staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at the Holiday Inn and noticed immediately that the furnishings were slightly dated. Hotel reception was adequate. Minimal amenities offered in reception (coffee and lemonade). Hotel corridors were really old-it was like walking in a scary movie. Rooms were actually pretty nicely furnished but we didn't get our request for a large queen bed honored. Bathroom amenities minimal and... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

Dear AmericanTourist78, Thank you for your detailed review regarding your recent stay and for choosing to stay with us. It's nice to hear that you liked our staff service at check in and convenient hotel location. We strive everyday to create special experiences to our guests and we are truly sorry we did not manage this for your stay. Please... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet setting, helpful and friendly staff, with rooms well kept. Would stay here on my next visit to Portland. Although I did not make use of the amenities, there is a restaurant on site as well as pool and fitness center.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $152 - $322 (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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