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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Swampscott, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From Tim to Pare, we had a wonderful weekend. Breakfast was outstanding, lobster and fried rice? Delicious. The weather was the icy on the cake. What a wonderful weekend. We had reservations at Grace and Boone's and if not we would have loved to have dined in-house....next year, definitely!

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Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was comfortable, although the bed was a little too soft for us (there was a pillow top on top of the mattress); we appreciated having two comfortable chairs to sit in. The breakfasts were delicious, and came with our own personalized menus. The best part of the stay was the welcoming and very helpful staff (Pear & Tim), who...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Old charm, modern updates. This is a boutique-like bed and breakfast. Room was clean, bed was comfortable, and breakfast was wonderful. Guest book comments from another visitor mentioned an "encounter" in the billiards room downstairs, but I never met any spirits. Located on quiet street and convenient to walk downtown.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

we stayed at their sister location in Camden Maine and just loved it-so we decided to visit Portland for 3 nights assuming the Danforth would be of similar quality. and I was right! the wife and I had a lovely time. Pare, Timothy, Joe, Will and rest of the crew made us feel right at home. I would stay here...

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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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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: RM806 - RM2,056 (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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