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Rockport, ME
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pear and Sven were very warm and made us feel welcome to a relaxing night. The rooms were clean and well appointed and the ammentities were wonderful. The included breakfast had great selections and well prepared. A great place to relax and to be pampered.

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From Tim to Pare, we had a wonderful weekend. Breakfast was outstanding, lobster and fried rice? Delicious. The weather was the icy on the cake. What a wonderful weekend. We had reservations at Grace and Boone's and if not we would have loved to have dined in-house....next year, definitely!

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Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was comfortable, although the bed was a little too soft for us (there was a pillow top on top of the mattress); we appreciated having two comfortable chairs to sit in. The breakfasts were delicious, and came with our own personalized menus. The best part of the stay was the welcoming and very helpful staff (Pear & Tim), who...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Old charm, modern updates. This is a boutique-like bed and breakfast. Room was clean, bed was comfortable, and breakfast was wonderful. Guest book comments from another visitor mentioned an "encounter" in the billiards room downstairs, but I never met any spirits. Located on quiet street and convenient to walk downtown.

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albany
Reviewed 5 January 2017

we stayed at their sister location in Camden Maine and just loved it-so we decided to visit Portland for 3 nights assuming the Danforth would be of similar quality. and I was right! the wife and I had a lovely time. Pare, Timothy, Joe, Will and rest of the crew made us feel right at home. I would stay here...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a beautiful boutique Hotel. Well poitioned in Portland to be within walking distance of everything but not in an area of Noise! There is offstreet parking which is easy to find and dont worry too much if it snows there are many hands to help out if this happens as it did to us last friday morning (White...

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Hello trip advisors!! General: Visiting here was exquisite. Upon arrival we were greeted with enthusiasm by Tim the Innkeeper. And immediately, any feelings of possibly being let down were washed away. You must be a bit prepared to be pampered and take your time with it here. Perfection is a process, and the owners and staff at the Danforth make...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Every year for the Christmas holidays my husband and I visit his family in Gardiner Maine and we have just established a new tradition of spending one night in The Danforth before heading up. We lounge in the living room/bar for pre-dinner drinks while we do our last bit online shopping. We then shuffle one room over to dine hotel's...

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I were getting away for our annual "honeymoon" and found The Danforth online. A perfect gem of a place. The staff were fabulous form beginning to end. A welcoming email a few day before asking if there were any reservations we wanted them to make for us, any special requests - extremely prompt responses followed. Upon arrival,...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We have nothing but praise for the staff and service we received. The food was excellent and I'll never be able to eat another "regular" pancake again. Hospitality made us feel like we were long lost friends. Location is close to downtown Portland and all that comes with that.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Danforth is the grande dame of the Portland, Maine boutique hotel scene. Built in the 1800's, extensive renovations to design and (mostly) new bathrooms have married historic gentility with classic but contemporary stylings. Basement billiard room, a widow's walk with views, three course breakfasts - who could ask for more? A recent review called The Danforth an historic mansion with a hip vibe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Danforth

Address: 163 Danforth Street, Portland, ME 04102
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: £140 - £371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Danforth 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Danforth Portland, Maine
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“Any room is great”
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