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Portland Harbor Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 February 2016

From Check In to Check Out the stay exceeds expectations! The employees are very friendly, welcoming and professional at this hotel. The rooms are spotless, the beds are comfortable as is the temperature controls in the rooms. Bathrooms clean. Breakfasts are delicious, valet parking is convenient and efficient! Cant wait to come back-

Thank Andi L
Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

We value your feedback and are delighted that we exceeded your expectations. WOW ! Thank you for taking the time to share. Our staff work hard to ensure our guests enjoy their time with us and we will share your glowing review with them as well. Please say hello the next time you visit ! Warm Regards, Brenda Goodwin

Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited this hotel for Valentines Day weekend. It was bitter cold so the location was fantastic. A short walk to anything in the Old Port. The fire in the lounge was a welcome sight! And the staff was great - very accommodating and welcoming. Why only 3 stars? The condition of our room. We had a...

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Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. We are terribly sorry that you experienced anything less than a perfect stay with us. We did unfortunately, have a mechanical issue with the heat on the first floor that weekend, and relocated our guests to upper floors to ensure their warmth. Understandably, many times, once guests...

Roseland, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this hotel. Friendly staff, great character, very cozy. I've been here in all seasons and it's always a welcoming place. Makes a winter visit to Portland worth while. Eve's restaurant has a solid menu and great service. Look forward to my next visit!

Thank Chris D
Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your valuable feedback with us and the Trip Advisor community. We agree that winter in Portland is simply lovely. Our fireplaces and new outdoor fire pit enhances the warm and cozy feeling you experienced. Chef Tim Labonte will be pleased that you enjoyed Eve's at the Garden. We will share your compliments with our...

York, Maine
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Very nice and centrally located. We were able to walk to shops, restaurants and Merrill Auditorium. The valet quickly grabbed our car and parked it at the hotel. Be aware there is a $20 fee for the parking. The room was spacious and clean. I enjoyed the large soaking tub in the room. Staff were all friendly and nice. We...

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Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we appreciate that we have earned your loyalty as a guest. In addition to the complimentary amenities you mention, such as the coffee and newspaper, we also have a wonderful fitness facility, nightly turndown service and luxury Town Car service that will drive our guests to their favorite spots in the Old Port. With...

Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

This was my first time in Maine, let me tell you this hotel couldn't have been any better! Such an amazing home feel with the touch of a hotel. The chocolate lobsters on the pillow made my day. There is valet parking under the hotel, which is super convenient. Also be sure to pay the extra money to get the...

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Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate that you have shared your experience with us and the Trip Advisor community. We are delighted that you found our hotel comfortable and convenient for your first visit to Maine. Please plan to return again ! Warm Regards, Brenda Goodwin

Belfast, Maine
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We stayed at this hotel same time last year and were unimpressed but decided to give it another shot this winter. We booked the executive suite to celebrate mine and my husbands birthdays and also booked massages at Nine Stone and dinner at Fore Street. Everything was great, beyond great, except the hotel. The room was ok, has a big...

2Thank alison8521
Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reaching out to us and sharing your comments regarding your recent experience. Although not typical of our high standards of service and cleanliness, we apologize for any shortcomings during your stay. Your feedback has been reviewed with our management team and measures that have been in place, for tray service collection and linen inspection, evaluated....

Woodstock, Vermont
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Every January Daisy Doo makes us go on a food and beer trip to Portland as it is the opposite of what Woodstock VT has to offer. This hotel is always welcoming and the staff are excellent. The two valet parking guys could not have been more helpful and Taryn in the restaurant who served us breakfast was very personable...

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Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Woodstock Friends, We were delighted to see you and your family again this year as well. We truly appreciate your loyalty and kind words after each visit and are glad that you not only enjoyed your stay but also had beautiful warm weather that Daisy could explore and enjoy as well. Taryn and our team will be delighted to...

Reviewed 24 January 2016

I had an enjoyable stay at the hotel and was delighted with the attentive staff, beginning with the valet and continuing with the front desk clerk. Location in the center of the Olde Port is perfect and the accommodations were perfect. Clean, friendly, welcoming. Will stay there every time I'm in Portland.

Thank Cecile C
Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us a well appreciated 5 star review. We agree that our staff are the very best and our location can't be beat. We look forward to welcoming you back again ! Warm Regards, Brenda Goodwin

New York
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The staff is super friendly. In the heart of downtown. The valet were very accommodating going out of their way for us. Didn’t use the restaurant but it looked quaint and cheerful. Fun town with great restaurants and breweries that the staff recommended. All the recommendations were perfect, Thanks Reggie!! Starbucks coffee on each floor was very convenient. Turndown service...

Thank Connie S
Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to share your experience with us and the Trip Advisor community and for recognizing our staff in such a positive way. Reggie will be thrilled to see your comments here. We hope you will return and be able to dine at Eve's at the Garden soon. Warm Regards, Brenda Goodwin

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 20 January 2016

My husband and I stayed in one of the suites with a fireplace, sitting area and a soak tub. I have stayed at many hotels and I believe that this is the most romantic. I only wish we could have stayed longer. We also decided to eat dinner at the hotel because it was late when we got in. Usually...

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Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you had the opportunity to enjoy one of our luxurious suites and our restaurant Eve's at the Garden. Our Executive Chef, Tim Labonte is proud of our culinary team and we agree that our entire hotel team is phenomenal ! Thank you for your comments and we do hope you are able to return again !...

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $246 - $552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portland Harbor Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Portland Harbor Hotel Maine
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#4 Family Hotel in Portland
#4 Business Hotel in Portland
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“Choose a room on the side farthest away from the Fore Street bars”
KAJFA1, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Garden views will be more quite as they do not face the street. Room darkening shades and I slept like a log”
Sully234, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Room overlooking the courtyard was nice.”
mandjfoy, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden view”
hatchje, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay at the Press Hotel but if you must stay here I heard you must ask for a garden facing room so it's not so loud.”
EasternTraveler1921, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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