We were told by a family member that this was the best place to stay in Portland. The family member was right! We traveled with our 2-year old and it was the perfect place as she could take a nap and/or go to bed at night in the bedroom while my wife and I were able to still talk with one another and watch TV in the other room without keeping her up.
The leisure of having a kitchen made life much easier as we could have a wider variety of snacks to choose from during our stay as well as prepare our own lunch and dinner instead of going out to eat all the time.
The service was wonderful and the hotel was very clean. We went to the pool one morning and as we arrived we noticed all the towels were gone. A quick trip to the nearest worker helped get a full rack of towels within 5 minutes from when we asked.
The breakfast is not like any other "free" breakfast. There was a nice variety of hot items (scrambled eggs, sausage, home fries, french toast, waffles, egg sandwich, and hash browns) and everyday items (yogurts, fruits, bagels, toast, danishes, coffee, tea, and juice) throughout the two mornings we ate there. The morning staff worked hard to keep the place clean and all breakfast items well stocked.
All in all, this is a great place to stay for the price. I hate to give away all the secrets of this hotel as I hope they'll always have room for my family when we're traveling to Portland.
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26 April 2012
Dear Maine Traveler82,
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With such a wonderfully written and positive review, we also hope that we will always have a suite for you when you and your family travel to Portland! On behalf of the entire Homewood Team, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your spacious suite, the breakfast, and the helpful staff. We recently added waffles to the breakfast offering and feature them 2-3 times a week and our guests just love them. We hope to see you again soon and thank you for the great review!
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