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The Westin Portland Harborview
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020
Hyatt Place Portland-Old Port
Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020
Hampton Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront
Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020
Hostels and More in Portland
Portland offers 425 accommodations, so if you can't find many hostels in the area, you can still pick a place that works for you. With the budget-friendly options here, you can reduce your spending on overnight stays and save more for going out during your trip. We've heard good things about the waterfront and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
Wondering where our customers have booked rooms in Portland? Here are some popular options that may have more budget-friendly rates:
Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.
Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.
Fireside Inn & Suites - Located within a 20-minute walk of University of Southern Maine. Property features at this hotel include free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Portland - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, free parking, and an indoor pool.
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk at this motel.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Portland?
Good weather's always better when you're discovering new places, so here's some information about the seasons:
- The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 47° F and nighttime temperatures average 13° F
- April-June: 77° F is the daytime average and 30° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 79° F and nighttime averages are around 44° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 64° F during the day and 15° F at night
- Average rainfall is 47.32 inches in a year
What Can I Do in Portland?
Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places to visit:Top Sights
- Wadsworth-Longfellow House
- Children's Museum of Maine
- Portland Museum of Art
- Deering Oaks Park
- Eastern Promenade
- Mackworth Island
- Maine Historical Society
- Museum of African Culture
- Port City Music Hall
In general, Portland is known for its:
- Live music
How to Get to Portland and Around the Area
You'll find the nearest airport in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center. Another option is Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to make use of public transit. To see more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Portland Transportation Center, Old Orchard Beach Station, or Saco Transportation Center.