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Portland Harbor Hotel

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Reviewed 5 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...

1Thank msthetravelbug
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 31 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...

Thank Davidbignose!
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 25 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 21 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...

Thank rayebelle
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 !...

United States
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I have stayed here a few times and always clean and friendly however the rooms needs a little boost as it is just average compared to the other new hotels in the area if you like feeling of a old Maine inn or Hotel this is your spot but if you like the new up beat vibe and class this...

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

Thank you for your continued loyalty and for sharing your comments with us. We agree that our location can't be beat and are happy that you find our rooms clean and our staff friendly each time that you stay with us. Our hotel style is " Luxurious Old World Charm" and it is our pleasure to welcome our guests for...

Bhubaneswar, India
Reviewed 10 January 2016

A very good hotel located in the center of city..Attractions nearby.very good for family,kids and business meetings. Loved The services and ambience.Got to know this hotel from tripadvisor..Go for it.

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

Please know how much we appreciate your sharing your experience with us and the Trip Advisor community - Like yourself, many of our guests "find" us through positive reviews such as yours. We are happy to hear that you found our location perfect for your visit to Portland and do hope that you will return again soon ! Warm regards,...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

The hotel is lovely but so are lots of hotels. The staff in the bar & restaurant (named "Eve's") especially Hanna - were warm and delightful, the ambience welcoming and comfortable and food quite good and well priced. In this reviewers opinion though - the staff are the distinguishing characteristic.

Thank Ay521
Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 Star review of Eve's at the Garden and our hotel ! We agree that the staff, are our greatest asset and they all will be delighted to see your comments ! Chef Tim Labonte has just introduced fabulous new dining menus and we hope you will return soon to experience another memorable meal with us...

Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Excellent cocktail menu and appetizers. Very good wines and peanuts. Nice settings near the fireplace indoors and outdoor fire pit. Also very nice rooms and good values. Highly recommended after two visits.

1Thank Eastportme
Brenda G, Manager at Portland Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us a 5 star review of our hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and that you experienced our out door fire pit, and lounge at Eve's at the Garden and that the cocktails and bar snacks were excellent ! It is our pleasure to offer our guest, a superior environment while...

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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: RM791 - RM1,778 (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 Business Hotel in Portland
#4 Family 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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