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Howard Johnson Hotel South Portland
Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in South Portland
Reviewed September 30, 2012

I was not happy with our room . The room was in the old part of the Hotel and it smelled in the Hall way on the way to our room. Once we got into our room the room had a strong odor coming from the Bathroom . It smelt musty and like urine ,I had to spray my perfume to have the room smell better.

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Reviewed September 29, 2012

I have stayed at this hotel many times. It has been totally remodeled, the rooms are clean and spacious, there is free internet and breakfast, and its location is right up the road from the Maine Mall. Staff are friendly and helpful. There is also a swimming pool for guest which is indoor, heated and available all year. There is no pay per view movies but they do have satilite tv. The lobby is small but furnished nicely with computers for client use. I have no hesitation in recommending this hotel. I travel every week as part of my job and stay in many hotels. The rates are very reasonable. This hotel rivals the big boys like Holiday Inn, Sheraton, Courtyard etc.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

This hotel had so many special touches. I especially loved the unique design with the hidden staircase down to the pool, which was always warm and uncrowded. I really loved the bathroom design with two sinks, one inside and one outside the bathtub/toilet area; what a great idea! The breakfast was really good and the utensil dispensers were really neat and sanitary. The staff was very friendly. The location was really convenient and quiet, away from major thoroughfares. I would not consider staying anywhere else if and when I return to the Portland area.

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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

Can't beat HoJo on price and location, but the bed left much to be desired. Rock hard pillows, uncomfortable mattress and bedding that was too short, too light and not wide enough for the full.

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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Hotel was excellent and a great location providing easy access to all major highways. Being in Maine for family medical reasons it gave us a quiet place to rest and relax. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Would recommend this hotel to everyone who are visiting the greater Portland area.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

We had a very good experience at Hojo Portland. Very good value for money. We will return, when we return to Portland. It is also very close to the airport.

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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Clean, friendly and no frill hotel, Great for the price. In a good location,close to Downtown.
The breakfast could use a little lift, other then that it was a nice hotel if your looking for a place to sleep, did not have lounge or restaurant if your looking for that

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Address: 675 Main St, US Highway 1, South Portland, ME 04106-5422
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Location: United States > Maine > South Portland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in South Portland
#7 Business Hotel in South Portland
Price Range: $65 - $539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Hotel South Portland 2*
Number of rooms: 121
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