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Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“bay view”(47 reviews)
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Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the hotel for a conference. First off I reserved a king room but all they had left was doubles even though I checked in 2hrs early. Parking was a night mare and I had to park across the street and pay. The...More

1  Thank Jeff R
Response from IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 7 October 2014

Dear Jeff R, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay at Holiday Inn Portland By The Bay, ME. It is regrettable you were not satisfied with the service you received. I would like to address this with you further. I have sent you...More

Reviewed 19 September 2014

We went here for a bachelor party as it was the cheapest hotel in downtown Portland. That said, it was still over $250 a night which for Portland, ME seems crazy to me but alas, it is what it is. The hotel is located about...More

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Response from Management3, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 14 October 2014

Thank you for choosing us while in Portland. It is true the city rates are higher during this season, but will fall again in another month. We hope to see you back!

Reviewed 17 September 2014

Its a holiday Inn. You must never forge that. Everyhting is looking a little worn,. Room was average buy clean. public spaces were once upona time gorgeous but could use a freshening up now... forgettable restaurant tried for buffett breakfast. Average lukewarm buffet food, indifferent...More

1  Thank pyrsandplanes
Response from IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 3 October 2014

Dear pyrsandplanes, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am pleased to note that you found our rooms clean and you liked the shuttle service. We work very hard to ensure our facilities and service are superior and we strive to...More

Reviewed 9 September 2014

The hotel is a bit of a walk from the marina area ( about 10-15 min). However the amenities are nice. The hotel has a pool and a café. Kids eat free. We stayed on the 7th floor with the view of Main street

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Response from Management3, Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 14 October 2014

Thank you for your review. We hope you will return, and take advantage of our complimentary shuttle van to all local downtown attractions.

Reviewed 5 September 2014

We thought because they had an attendant it was safe to park there for a Civic Center show. But apparently he leaves right after the show starts, and they are the only parking lot around that is too cheap to install security cameras. Our brand...More

3  Thank Roy M
Response from IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portland By The BayResponded 26 September 2014

Dear Roy M, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is truly disheartening to know that you did not fully enjoy your recent stay with us and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced. Your comments have been...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$114 - US$368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#8 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$114 - US$368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#8 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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HJ P
20 December 2017|
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Response from HIBAYPortland | Property representative |
Greetings HJ P! Our hotel is diagonally across the street; 500ft from the Cross Insurance Arena. The walk is well under 5 minutes, however it may feel like longer in the cold! As always, our complimentary downtown... More
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Reneembm
15 October 2017|
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hoopcoch
9 October 2017|
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Response from Libby317 | Reviewed this property |
It is indeed $10 a day...you use your room card to access the parking and they add it to your bill.
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"One side faces the bay, the other side faces downtown."
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"Ask for a room with a harbor view"
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"Bay view rooms are worth the higher premium"
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"South side rooms have excellent view of harbor, but the north rooms give a great view of the Portland Museum..."
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