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Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel

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Exterior
Indoor pool, open 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM, pool umbrellas
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Overview of Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel

3.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
Map
88 Spring St, Portland, ME, 04101

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCharles Q. Clapp House2 min walk
  • Popular LocationPortland Museum of Art3 min walk
  • Popular LocationVictoria Mansion6 min walk
  • AirportPortland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport)13 min drive

Room options

About this area

Portland

Near a train station, Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel is in Downtown Portland, a walkable area in Portland with great shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Casco Bay and Deering Oaks Park, while Portland Museum of Art and State Theatre are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Cross Insurance Arena or Fitzpatrick Stadium. Kayaking and motor boating offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and mountain climbing nearby. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Charles Q. Clapp House - 2 min walk
  • Portland Museum of Art - 3 min walk
  • Maine College of Art - 4 min walk
  • State Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Victoria Mansion - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Portland Transportation Center - 7 min drive
  • Portland Intl. Jetport Airport (PWM) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Marcy's Diner - 2 min walk
  • Nosh Kitchen Bar - 3 min walk
  • Bao Bao Dumpling House - 4 min walk
  • Otto - 4 min walk
  • Yosaku - 4 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel

3-star hotel in Downtown Portland, rejuvenated in 2020
At Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel, you can look forward to a free roundtrip airport shuttle, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a bar. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Port of Call Restaurant, the onsite restaurant. In addition to a 24-hour gym and a 24-hour business center, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An indoor pool with pool umbrellas
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), a free area shuttle, and free bicycle rentals
  • Valet parking (surcharge), an area shuttle, and express check-out
  • 12 meeting rooms, wedding services, and a banquet hall
  • Guest reviews say great things about the proximity to shopping
Room features
All 239 rooms include comforts such as pillow menus and air conditioning, in addition to perks like free WiFi and safes. Guest reviews speak positively of the comfortable rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Free infant beds and free extra beds
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Recycling, refrigerators, and microwaves

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Covered self parking on site (USD 15 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Covered valet parking on site (USD 15 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • RV/bus/truck parking (surcharge) on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite parking options include a garage
  • Free roundtrip airport shuttle from 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free area shuttle up to 2 miles
  • Free roundtrip train station shuttle from 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Train station shuttle on request
  • Free bus station shuttle
  • Free cruise terminal shuttle
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–11:00 AM: USD 6-16 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Port of Call Restaurant
  • Level 5 Bar & Restaurant

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Children's toys
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (30000 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 12

Outdoors

  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Renovated entire property - July 2020
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels
  • Video-game console

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Recycling
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 1 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests booked in breakfast included rate plans receive breakfast for up to 2 adults who are sharing a guestroom. Breakfast fees apply for additional guests.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: USD 15 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 15 per day (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Hotel Portland-By Bay
Holiday Inn Portland-By Bay
Holiday Inn Portland-By Bay Hotel

Frequently asked questions

Does Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel have a pool?

Yes, this property has an indoor pool. Pool access is from 6:00 AM–11:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel?

As of Dec 5, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel on Dec 11, 2022 start from $100.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel?

Self parking is available for USD 15 per day. Valet parking is available for USD 15 per day. Limited spots are available.

What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 1 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Does Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's a free airport shuttle that runs 6:30 AM–9:00 PM on request.

Where is Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay, an IHG Hotel located?

Located in Downtown Portland, this hotel is steps from Casco Bay, Charles Q. Clapp House, and Portland Museum of Art. Children's Museum of Maine and McLellan-Sweat House are also within 5 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 530 out of 1001 reviews" "
" "5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 329 out of 1001 reviews" "
" "4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 83 out of 1001 reviews" "
" "3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 41 out of 1001 reviews" "
" "2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 18 out of 1001 reviews" "
" "1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.1/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Patti
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Second stay here, clean room, staff is great and very walkable

5/5 Excellent

BRUCE, BOWDOINHAM
Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Plenty of parking.quick and easy check in.lots of good spots to eat
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

5/5 Excellent

Amanda, Winslow
Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
In the middle of great city options while being clean, quiet, safe, and accommodating.

5/5 Excellent

Peter, White City
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This hotel has always been wonderful an gets better each time we stay. It has the best breakfast of any hotel on the planet. The view rooms are great and have fabulous views of the port. You won;t be disappointed!

5/5 Excellent

Peter, White City
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
This place is amazing. We have stayed here a number of times over the years and it'a a five star experience for a three and a half star price.

2/5 Poor

John, Lloyd Harbor
Liked: Amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Place was convieneny located, but that was about the only good thing.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

3/5 Okay

Shellie
Traveled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Little character. Unless you are visiting the Art Museum, Marcy’s Diner or maybe the Arena, the location is off the beaten path. The room was nice, but the parking garage elevator was worn out.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

5/5 Excellent

Wanda
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Didnt like we had to pay to park
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022