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Upper Montclair, New Jersey
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice rooms, very nice staff. Great downtown location. Good restaurant. Easy for whole family, including pool. I would recommend for folks looking to enjoy Portland any time of year, and any of the downtown offerings.

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for staying with us during your visit to Portland we truly appreciate it. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. until we see you again we wish you and your family a happy holiday season! My best, Lindsey struck General Manager More 

Washington, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room itself was comfortable (after the chemical air freshener aroma subsided hours after check-in). We disliked being near the elevator, as it was noisy when we were trying to go to sleep. (My husband and I stayed with our two kids, ages 9 and 3.) Also disliked the vacuuming into the walls at 9 pm. The fan was extremely... More 

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for providing your feedback. I am truly saddened that you did not enjoy your stay. We can make simple edits to our operation to ensure this does not happen again. I assure you better in the future. Once again thank you for taking he time to let me know... More 

Mansfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here multiple times this year and never disappoints! Staff is super friendly and helpful. Had a spacious room with a great view. Beds are very comfortable and the room was spotless. Lobby is very modern and offers plenty of seating for relaxing and enjoying take out from one of the fine eateries in the Portland area or the restaurant... More 

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Hello Michelle, Thank you so mcuh for taking time out of your day to write about your stay with us. I am elated you enjoy your stays and cannot wait to welcome you again. until then, have a wonderful holiday season. My best, Lindsey Struck General Manager More 

Vermont, United States
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Hampton Inn Downtown Waterfront for a girls weekend because of the location in the Old Port. We were able to walk to everything - good shopping and a great selection of restaurants. I would definitely stay again. The rooms are clean and all of the staff were friendly and helpful. The valet staff was the best... More 

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Julie, Girls weekend!! I need one of those soon. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and we hope to be your #1 choice for the next girls weekend! I wish you and your family and amazing holiday season! My best, Lindsey Struck General Manager More 

Southwest Harbor, Maine
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We choose Hampton Inn because they have a standard of excellence, rooms are always clean, beds are comfortable and staff is very accommodating. This particular Hampton has an excellent restaurant attached.

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Memebj, I am so happy you found the accomodations to your liking. We truyly appreciate your continued business and look forward to seeing you again soon! My best, Lindsey Struck General Manager More 

Boston suburbs
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not find better location to explore Portland. Near the best restaurants, shops and waterfront. Staff was very friendly; valets were so helpful. Definitely recommend it. Reasonable price too! I will absolutely return for another stay.

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay with us. I appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to do so. We appreciate you staying with us and cannot wait to see you again soon. Happy holidays to you and you family. My best, Lindsey Struck General Manager More 

Exeter, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Management living on another planet while trying to run what was a nice Portland hotel .confusion at front desk over a reservation made a month & 1/2 in advance tied up 40 minutes of our time with trips up to a room that was not what we reserved and implying we reserved the wrong room which was incorrect they had... More 

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. I am saddened to hear of your frustrations. My Assistant did alert me to the situation that happened and it seems we were indeed not sent the appropriate booking information for your specific reservation. Though we do try to accommodate all the requirements of our guests reservations... More 

Canberra
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the Hampton Inn a great base for exploring the city, delighting in great restaurants, and resting after long drives, tiring visits, and a disappointing election. Perhaps the people of Portland were the stand-out memory. The hotel breakfast is suited to American tastes, but for overseas visitors some of the choices were too sweet, too refined and lacking in... More 

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Hello Terry, Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us about your stay. What an election it was! I appreciate you noting that Portland was a standout we do try very hard. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you again very soon! My best, Lindsey Struck More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean and staff was accommodating. Be prepared to use the valet service for your car but the valets are GREAT! There is even a book exchange near the front door. Nice lobby and breakfast are for lounging. Will be happy to visit again!

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi RedCat! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. thank you for staying and we hope to see you again soon. My best, Lindsey Struck More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing stay here. The location is second to none, walking distance to everything in Portland! Desk staff was the best, free breakfast and warm cookies upon arrival. We will be staying here for years to come! Plus the most comfortable beds EVER!

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Lindsey S, General Manager at Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Alessandra! You are simply the best thank you so much for noticing the hard work we try to put in. Thank you for staying and we cannot wait to see you again! Warmest regards, Lindsey Struck More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hampton Inn® Portland/Downtown - Waterfront hotel is nestled in the city's Old Port District and offers breathtaking views of lovely Casco Bay and the historic waterfront. Stroll along the cobblestone streets as you explore the many boutiques, museums, galleries and bustling cafes. There's so much to see and do within walking distance of our Portland hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront

Address: 209 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: RM549 - RM1,197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#3 Family Hotel in Portland
#3 Business Hotel in Portland
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