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The Francis

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The Francis is a 15-room boutique hotel and spa located in an historic building in Portland's West End.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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All reviews mini bar boutique hotel chef nick original woodwork old mansion bake shop local snacks while taking a shower modern comforts glass door hardwood floors bath products hotel is beautiful portland experience historic building great bakery wonderful restaurant
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Reviewed yesterday

Could not have better management. The owners have tons of experience in the hospitality business in Ogunquit and in the Portland area. They know what they are doing and it shows! Looking forward to another stay soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As big fans of Tandem Bakery, we were thrilled to be staying directly across the street. What a treat! I was there and back in 6 minutes on Monday morning. :) We did drive to restaurants but if the weather had been warmer, it wouldn't...More

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Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 3 weeks ago

We too are huge fans of Tandem and love the easy access on a daily basis. Next time, let us know and we'll deliver breakfast in bed so you can save those six minutes and getting out of bed. Thank you so much for the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about The Francis is personal, unique and beyond what one would expect when visiting Portland ME. We loved the old bones of the structure and the modern renovated interior. There was one glitch in our stay - it was too short.

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Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 3 weeks ago

Companion, Thank you for recognizing our efforts in creating something different in Portland. I wish you could have stayed longer as well!! Next time we'll get you in for a few more nights. Best,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at The Francis to get away from Boston for a night (per Bon Appetit's recommendation in their August 2018 issue). We were immediately greeted by the front desk staff, who could not have been nicer or more attentive. She confirmed...More

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Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 3 weeks ago

ASMitrop, Thank you (and for that matter Bon Appetit) for staying with us for your getaway. I am thrilled you loved our staff and I will make sure to tell them the good graces. You'll have to come back and give our restaurant and spa...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in October. Since then we have been charged $13 to our credit card for something we didn't have. We have tried to resolve this by emailing the hotel twice but they haven't replied to either of our emails. On the...More

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Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 3 weeks ago

Rachael, Thank you for review and our sincerest apologies for the mis-charge for your room. We pride ourselves on responding to each request we receive and found (only through this review) the email was filtered into our junk mail. Though that sounds like an easy...More

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"All rooms work for us"
Lloydyman
yesterday
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"Room 203. "
Escape42512778959
4 weeks ago
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"Would make sure the rooms had 2 chairs and more places( shelves)in the bath to put makeup essentials and..."
suzannestrangew
Oct. 26, 2018
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"We loved the suite on the third floor with the cool ceiling."
YourRoyalHighness1
Sep. 9, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$128 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesMainePortland
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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