Get an overview of this hotel3-star family-friendly hotel near Portland Observatory


This family-friendly Portland hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum and Portland Observatory. Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Children's Museum of Maine are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

An indoor pool, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, a free airport shuttle, and a free manager's reception. Additionally, a spa tub, a 24-hour business center, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 179 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and kitchens. Sofa beds and dining areas are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront provides a spa tub and a fitness center. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast and manager's reception are offered (may not be available daily). A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 3000 square feet (279 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers barbecue grills, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. An area shuttle within 3 mi and a roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times are complimentary for guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 279 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Total number of rooms - 179 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Dishwasher 
  • DVD player 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Stovetop 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast. The hotel offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 12 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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