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The Francis

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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mini bar”(6 reviews)
“boutique hotel”(6 reviews)
“chef nick”(3 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed today

We had a wonderful stay. The room was great; the service was too. And my wife thoroughly enjoyed her massage at the spa. The location is near enough to the heart of Portland to give easy access to whatever you'd like. We highly recommend the...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 2 days ago

A perfect location--in Portland's West End neighborhood, on main drag Congress, close to the arts district and many restaurants, but out of the Old Port, hotel-dominated bustle. We loved our third-floor room (note: there's an elevator), the "junior suite," with a large seating area and...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was recently in Portland, Maine to perform in the Portland Fringe Festival, and wanted to stay near the theatre venue and within walking distance of many of the city’s attractions – like the art museum, historical society, Longfellow House, wharf, and such. The Francis...More

Thank Sam K
Response from Anthony D, Owner at The FrancisResponded 1 week ago

Sam, Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed review. 202 is such a great room because of the separate shower and bathroom and so glad you liked it. You've said so many wonderful things, I'll be sure to let our staff know....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a pet-friendly hotel in Portland, ME and The Francis exceeded my expectations in every way! Great staff, great room, even a special welcome sign for my puppy! The staff gave great recommendations for restaurants and local activities as well!

Thank Ullynyc
Response from Anthony D, Owner at The FrancisResponded 1 week ago

Ully, Thank you so much for the staying with us and bringing your pup. We just became pet friendly and were very happy to accommodate you and so glad it worked out for everyone. Best,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I had spent a week in a remote area on a lake about 30 minutes outside of Bar Harbor. Since we had an early flight home from Portland we decided to make a visit out of it. Enjoying boutique hotels, we settled...More

Thank Firelightnight
Response from Anthony D, Owner at The FrancisResponded 1 week ago

Firelightnight, We are so happy you were able to end your wonderful week in Maine by staying at the Francis. So glad you were able to hit up our happy hour at the bar and we look forward to welcoming you again. Best,

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$257 - US$433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$257 - US$433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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"We stayed in a Bramhall Suite, prefect for two people."
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"I think our room number was 101 or possibly 102 but we had our own private balcony which was very nice"
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"lower level suites are extremely private and spacious"
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"We stayed in a King Room on the top floor, street side of the building it was perfectly quiet for our whole..."
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