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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were so very impressed by The Danforth. Warmly welcomed and shown our cozy room, to delicious breakfasts and a night cap at the well-stocked charming bar, to the peaceful and beautifully renovated house, we loved our experience and will definitely return.

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Lewes, Delaware
Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you want to be spoiled, spend a few days at The Danforth. It is centrally located to everything you'll want to do in Portland, and there is a lot to do. We stayed in the Eastern Promenade room which is the room featured in their magazine ads. WOW! Very sumptuous. The hotel is a Victorian mansion that has been...

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Tomball, Texas
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The personal service was awesome. The Danforth is quite intimate and the staff was friendly and very attentive to our every need The facilities were luxurious --bed was great--room was spacious--bath was modern, tasteful and comfortable.. The dining was very impressive. Very elegant. Delicious. In short, staying at the Danforth was like staying in home of a close friend

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Warren, Rhode Island
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We spent two nights in this lovely Inn. Beautiful, light and airy room. The service was wonderful - all were committed to making your stay comfortable. Breakfast was great, including the special touch of putting your names on the menu card. The art work around the Inn was stunning and most interesting - definitely fit with the upscale and contemporary...

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Attentive staff, comfortable rooms (our was the third floor Longfellow Square), and delicious breakfasts - all the ingredients of a first class stay. We particularly appreciated the asian/modern art that adorned many of the spaces. The waterfront is about a half mile walk and Congress Street and the Portland Museum of Art a little less. Despite the sign saying it...

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Thank Mike G
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We spent a weekend here and had a great time. This place is perfect! The service is amazing and the rooms and facilities are pretty and well maintained. Breakfast is good and drinks at the bar great, although maybe a bit overpriced.

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Pear treated us like family, made us a special breakfast (for the road), because we had to leave early for our flight. Worth every penny. Meals were amazing, great atmosphere, warm people. Hated to leave.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had drinks and billiards in the basement 'till late at night! Feather mattress, great staff, wonderful breakfast. Great stay, highly recommended...short walk to everything...staff had great recommendations.

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Thank Guy D
Exeter, New Hampshire
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Danforth is highly recommended for travelers looking for a luxury hotel experience within the heart of cosmopolitan downtown Portland, ME. The hotel manages the difficult balance of combining the essence of the Old World European charm that is found throughout Portland with contemporary aesthetics found throughout Continental Europe. The amenities are charming and quaint, like the delicious coffee and...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 September 2016

What a lovely place! On a residential street in the West End, this small hotel is a find. Luxurious details, it is a beautifully modernized old mansion. We loved the contemporary color scheme, comfortable bed, nice linens and art work. Friendly, helpful staff, and especially delicious breakfast (great coffee!).

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 Street, Portland, ME 04102
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $238 - $556 (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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“I don't think it matters. I've stayed in 2 different rooms and they were both wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles LucyB324, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so beware”
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“First floor...there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles brInnkeeper, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Eastern Promenade, as featured in magazine ad.”
 of 5 bubbles LeslieFromLewes, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Dont street park”
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