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Portland Harbor Hotel

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Boston, Mass.
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were celebrating two birthdays and this hotel made our stay in Portland perfect. The lounge areas were decorated for the holidays, which created a festive atmosphere, and sitting in front of the various fireplaces felt more like a small and cozy inn rather than a hotel. Every member of the staff was friendly and helpful, the room was clean...

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Happy belated birthday. Thank you for choosing to celebrate with us. We appreciate the compliments. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just checked in this lovely hotel. Alisha, the manager was so accommodating and helped us get upgraded to a suite with a fireplace. The staff here is so friendly. Room is spotless! First time in Maine. Definitely wonderful so far. Came for Christmas events.

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Welcome to Maine. We hope your first experience will keep bringing you back. Summer time is even more fun in Portland. Please feel free to contact our Concierge before your next visit, they will help you plan a great adventure in Maine. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Located just off Commercial St in the Old Port section of Portland. We had a very spacious and clean room, nicely decorated with an oversized bathroom with large walk in shower. Free Starbucks Coffee set out on every floor by 7 AM. FREE transportation to and from your dinner restaurant. Just tip the driver. Wow

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the coffee service on your floor. We look forward to your return.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent our birthdays in New England and the Portland Harbor Hotel was the perfect location to begin our tour of southeastern Maine. We viewed the great fall colors, went to Kennebunkport, LL Bean headquarters, pick your own apple orchards for fresh off the vine Raspberries. PerfectTrip! The hotel is really beautiful inside with a comfortable bed,...

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Fall colors this year were very vibrant and lasted a little longer than usual. Glad you enjoyed Maine at its best. We look forward to your return.

Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it was a nice experience and the food was adequate we were quite disappointed with the food selection. I was looking forward to the pumpkin bread pudding and there was none. The appetizers were pretty basic. Menu said oysters on the half shell and there was none. I asked the chef that was carving the meat where the pudding...

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us. Our sincere apologies for your disappointment and the comment by the staff . The pumpkin bread pudding and the oysters were not on the menu this year. We make changes to the menu every year based on feedback from our guests to keep it fresh and interesting to...

Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my wife to celebrate our tenth anniversary. We arrived to the valet desk and I have never seen a valet so happy with his job. He even cleared out our Dunkin Donuts trash from the ride up to the hotel. The lobby is upscale and old charm without being dated. We had a great amenity in our room...

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments. We do have great team in Valet. Very glad you enjoyed the anniversary gift amenity. We hope to see you again soon.

massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is clean and conveniently located. The only issue was the late night noise. Our first room overlooked the nightclubs and there was so much noise until the bars closed. We moved for our second night and received a credit to our bill for the inconvenience. Our second room overlooked the main road. Again, this room was loud as...

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. Glad our team was able to help you address your concerns. We look forward to your return.

South Portland, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A five star hotel in a beautiful little city! The staff is wonderful. Very clean and accommodating! I would go back in a minute! Not a place for small children though, definitely a grown up kind of place. Just can't say enough about this place

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments. We would love to see you again soon.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed one night at the Portland Harbor Hotel in November. We were greeted by extremely nice valet attendants that gave us suggestions of where to eat and what to do. The check in process was easy and quick. The room was very clean and nice. We stayed in room 317, which looks out on to Union...

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Our neighbors get loud sometimes. I am glad the valet team was very helpful. They do a great job. Please feel free to let me know when you plan to return, and I will help you make the arrangements for a garden view room if available. We look forward to your return.

Hollis Center, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booking a suite was confusing. A coupon deal for dinner was confusing & unnecessary as it afforded no discount. The food is pretencious, was all tasteless & overcooked. Too many room mishaps to be comfortable- broken lamps, showerhead, a/c too forcefull. Checkout was flubbed from a computer mishap. No morning newspaper. Room unwelcoming w/ lights off when entered. This was...

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Gerard K, General Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our sincere apologies for the inconveniences you encountered. I asked our team to address your concerns in the suite and ensure everything is in proper working order. Our newspapers are delivered weekdays, and available on weekends in the lobby. Our nightly turn-down service sets the right mood with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portland's only AAA rated 4 diamond hotel. Amenities include a 4 Star restaurant with available 24 hour room service, 24 hour valet services, spa treatment rooms, professionally certified concierge service, and full fitness center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portland Harbor Hotel

Address: 468 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4029
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: £99 - £292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portland Harbor Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#4 Family Hotel in Portland
#4 Business Hotel in Portland
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“Room 317 will lead to loud bars/clubs until late at night”
 of 5 bubbles TRL08, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only go if it's for free. Otherwise you will be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles virginial538, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room 350 has a fireplace; be careful - the bed had a beautiful but poorly designed wooden edge that hurts”
  • room 350 fireplace!
  • wooden edge at side of bed - hard on your legs when getting in and out
  • wooden edge at top of bed - don't whack your head!
 of 5 bubbles abh345678, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms seemed perfect to me. This is not a noisy hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles myownreviews, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Interior rooms overlook a quiet courtyard. Hotel serves coffee on each floor in the AM.”
 of 5 bubbles Anrmd, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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