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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

My first visit to Portland. A girlfriend and I traveled up from Rhode Island to attend the Melissa Etheridge concert at State Theatre and could only find a room available at this hotel. At first I was reluctant to book this hotel because I felt it was a bit pricey for a one night stay, but since we could find... More 

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Management3, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a positive review! We are all pleased we exceeded your expectations, and definitely look forward to your return. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I'm a IT guy for a airline and this is where I always stay. The food is good here makes it hard for me to go and try local places. Bar is well stocked with great seasonal beers :) Staff is very nice. I love the fact that one of the people at the front desk is from Baltimore and... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This was my first time in Portland, we traveled up from Rhode Island to attend the Old Port Festival. It was a great time with good music and food all the day. The hotel was very pleasant, they accommodated an early check in which is always appreciated. Although the website shows a $10 fee for parking, it was for free.... More 

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Davis, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

As a Maine native, it was fun to see a business meeting scheduled in good old Portland. Very beautiful location especially if bayside. Nice people (of course! Vacationland), average rooms and restaurants, other than he view of sailboats this could be anywhere. But hello holiday inn- this is a business/conference venue. We just left Greenville (pop about 500) and bar... More 

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Southampton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

As others o have said this hotel is conveniently close to centre of town and the wharf area. Staff were friendly and eager to please except ................ we only found out that the Airconditioner sounded like a tractor when we attempted to put it on about 11 pm. It was impossible to use it so mentioned it at desk on... More 

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

Dear stevi22, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review on your stay. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the air conditioning issue you experienced. I understand the discomfort this caused you. This issue will be addressed immediately. Again, I do apologize and regret that this impacted your experience at our hotel. If there is anything we can... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Great location, easy to find , great helpful staff with great suggestions. close to all of the great restaurants in Portland!! Parking is free under the Hotel. the bay is just down the hill and the town centre just up the hill so a great spot!!

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

one of the closer hotels to the Old Port. Nice place, easy parking and our room had a great view. Room was spacious, nicely decorated, clean and comfortable. In room coffee maker, refrig and microwave although we did not use them. Fairly easy walk down to the shops and restaurants. My only problem was that the wi-fi worked strangely, info... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

A nice entry in the Holiday Inn chain... clean well appointed hotel that gave us a nice discount on our room. We always ask for military or senior discounts and no other place in Canada obliged us... oddly...but this place's manager was standing by and said 'sure'.. Thank you ! The room was clean and well appointed and quiet and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Booked this room months in advance for a friends wedding. Was the "selected" hotel by bridal party for all happenings and special rate. Check in was very smooth, front desk knew what it was doing. Was given a handicap access suite which we immediately tried to swap out of but to no avail as this hotel and every other hotel... More 

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

Dear carotidguy, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I'm delighted our location suited you well and I'm truly pleased you had a smooth check in. It is our goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodations and your comments are very important to us. Kindly accept our sincere apologies for the areas where we have fallen... More 

Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We recently went to Portland for a quick getaway with our 2.5 yr old daughter. I normally hate hotels but this was the least expensive option in the area. Here are pros and cons: Pros: Hotel seems clean and newly updated Kids eat free at the restaurant. We only had breakfast and it was good. If you get good weather,... 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 )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • 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: $156 - $367 (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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