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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful chic Inn. Great people and amazing food. Also stayed at the sister property in Camden which was wonderful also. Fine dining in an elegant modern setting. I would defiantly revisit either of these properties if we are back in this area again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visit Portland each spring and enjoy the bnb's. We have stayed at most of them and have returned to only this one. They mind the details. Though we would prefer yet another level of detail - more vegan choices. Yes, they had a vegan voice each breakfast - but just one. They were just 3 entree choices for breakfast...

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Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Danforth has class, charm and elegance. The service is excellent. The managers are incredibly helpful and so kind. It's a bit outside of downtown, so very private and quiet. Perfect for a weekend away. We drove downtown and parked for day. You could walk, but if you are shopping and out for the day, it's better to drive.

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Thank Katie A
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just loved this hotel. It is charming, comfortable, sophisticated- just wonderful! The room we had is quite old in style but with modern comfort. Beautifully appointed. Lots of little touches that made us feel truly welcome. We slept really well. Breakfast was delicious. Not the normal fry up but fresh and interesting. We really enjoyed it. The service was...

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Thank karen m
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We only came to Portland for one night, but our stay at the Danforth was a big part of making the trip one of our favorite in recent memory. The staff were extremely kind and helpful, the room very comfortable and charming, and the entire atmosphere of the place is welcoming and comfortable, with a great mix of old-time charm...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Danforth came highly recommended, and didn't disappoint. We actually were stranded there during the recent blizzard (Stella) that ripped up the coast. 40-50 mph gales, plus blinding snow for 36 hours. But The Danforth was comfortable, and the staff was wonderful! They were particularly accommodating, even opening their fine restaurant (Tempo Dulu) for us, the only paying guests! While...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband took me for a special weekend for my 60th birthday in March. We own a home in South Portland but he wanted to have more of a "get away" weekend so he surprised me by booking us at the Danfoth. What a pleasant surprise it was! Everything was beautifully done. The decor is a mix of modern art...

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Scarborough, Maine
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wow... We decided to try this restaurant during Maine Restauarnt Week-Temp,Dulu....it was an experience. Be prepared to relax and spend a long evening dining on the probably the most gourmet food you have seen in Maine. Bites were tiny but fortunately the overall depth of flavor made up for the tiny portions. It was fantastic. Presentation and ambiance were exceptional....

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Swanzey, New Hampshire
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our second time at the Danforth, and with the addition of a full restaurant and bar its now the complete package. It is an expensive say, but well worth it. Accommodations are excellent, sit down breakfast is great and the staff is top notch. We enjoyed our weekend in Portland very much and in a large part that was a...

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Rockport, ME
Reviewed 23 February 2017

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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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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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 St, Portland, ME 04102-3813
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $288 - $628 (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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