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Overview of Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay

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Guest reviews

4.2/5 Very Good
1,823 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Airport Shuttle
  • Air Conditioning

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Highlights

Popular LocationPortland Museum of Art2 min walk
Popular LocationChildren's Museum of Maine3 min walk
RestaurantMarcy's Diner2 min walk
RestaurantAsmara2 min walk
AirportPortland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport)13 min drive

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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Bay View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Bay View

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking (Upgraded)

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Standard Room, Non Smoking

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Queen Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Upgraded)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Mobility)

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Roll-In Shower)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area

Portland

In the historical district, Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay is in Portland's Downtown Portland neighborhood, a walkable area with great shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Higgins Beach and Deering Oaks Park, while Portland Museum of Art and Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine 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. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale-watching. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Portland Museum of Art - 2 min walk
  • Children's Museum of Maine - 3 min walk
  • State Theatre - 3 min walk
  • Portland Stage - 5 min walk
  • Victoria Mansion - 5 min walk

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Port of Call Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Marcy's Diner - 2 min walk
  • Asmara - 2 min walk
  • Dunkin' Donuts - 3 min walk
  • The Dogfish Bar And Grille - 3 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay

3-star Portland hotel in Downtown Portland, walk to Cross Insurance Arena
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna, and a 24-hour business center are onsite. All 239 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find room service, coffee makers, and pillow menus.
Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay offers 239 accommodations with video-game consoles and safes. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
This Portland hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

Self parking: USD 10 per day
Valet parking: USD 10 per day
Limited parking spaces
Parking height restrictions apply
Free roundtrip airport shuttle from 5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Airport shuttle on request
Free area shuttle

Food and drink

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

Things to do

24-hour fitness center
Indoor pool
Sauna

Family friendly

Children's toys
Dry cleaning service
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

Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Porter/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English

Business services

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

Outdoors

Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

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

Food and drink

Champagne service
Coffee/tea maker
Microwave
Refrigerator

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Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe

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

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 5:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Renovations and closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Exterior
  • Guestrooms
  • Meeting facilities
Renovation work will only be conducted on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 10 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

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.
    Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. 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

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
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Hotel Portland-By Bay
Holiday Inn Portland-By Bay
Holiday Inn Portland-By Bay Hotel
Portland By The Bay Portland
Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay Hotel
Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay Portland
Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay Hotel Portland

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay?
As of Jun 3, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay on Jun 6, 2020 start from $151, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self parking is available for USD 10 per day. Valet parking is available for USD 10 per day. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–1 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is this property located?
Located in Downtown Portland, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Charles Q. Clapp House and Cross Insurance Arena. Portland Museum of Art and McLellan-Sweat Mansion are also within 5 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
792
4 - Good
714
3 - Okay
218
2 - Mediocre
69
1 - Poor
30
4.3
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in May 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Great Staff. Always helpful and friendly. Amazing gym and pool. The rooms have all the extras including great views. No continental breakfast. Should at least offer a discount in restraunt for paying guests

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, amenities

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020