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Portland hotels and places to stay

Black Elephant Hostel
2 out of 5
33 Hampshire St, Portland, ME
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The price is $90 per night
0.47 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"Amazing location. Clean. Very friendly staff. I would def stay here again. you get your own bathroom even though it's a hostel!!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Black Elephant Hostel
Portland Harbor Hotel
4 out of 5
468 Fore Street, Portland, ME
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The price is $157 per night
0.26 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (793 reviews)

"This is my favorite hotel! So clean and so well cared for. The staff is helpful and pleasant. Only my second time at the hotel, but I'm sure to come back again when ever I'm in Portland!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Portland Harbor Hotel
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Portland
2.5 out of 5
340 Park Ave, Portland, ME
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The price is $104 per night
1.11 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (840 reviews)

"The desk clerk was very welcoming! Thanks Mike!! Felt very safe since we had to swipe our key every time we walked into the property. Everything was new and clean regarding COVID. Very peaceful stay!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Portland

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Inn At St John
2.5 out of 5
939 Congress St, Portland, ME
The price is $81 per night
0.98 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (649 reviews)

"This was our second stay and it was just as great as the first! Highly recommend this cute, unique hotel!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Inn At St John
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront
3 out of 5
145 Fore Street, Portland, ME
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The price is $135 per night
0.66 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)

"Couldn't have had a better stay. Shane in front was awesome too"…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine
3.5 out of 5
1050 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME
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The price is $110 per night
2.59 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (972 reviews)

"Great location. Clean"…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine
Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront
3 out of 5
321 Commercial St, Portland, ME
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The price is $154 per night
0.33 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (714 reviews)

"Everything was nice and clean. The staff was so nice and helpful. Especially Sunny from is my favorite. ( from front desk ) very knowledgeable and polite."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront
Hampton Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront
2.5 out of 5
209 Fore St, Portland, ME
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The price is $127 per night
0.48 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)

"One day out of the 4 days I stayed, my room was not serviced"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Hampton Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport
3 out of 5
145 Jetport Blvd, Portland, ME
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The price is $101 per night
2.79 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Management and staff at hotel were great and area was good"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront
3 out of 5
65 Commercial St, Portland, ME
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The price is $152 per night
0.49 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)
Best place to stay in Portland ME

"They are amazing. The chef was great and the food was excellent. 10 points.."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront
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Visiting Portland

Travelers to Portland give high marks for the seafood restaurants, bustling port, and shopping. Tourists who journey to this vibrant city can discover its live music, entertainment choices, and museums. Top sights in the city include Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Children's Museum of Maine, and Portland Museum of Art.

  • There are 719 hotels and other accommodations in Portland
  • The closest major airport is in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Portland

Known for its live music, museums, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Children's Museum of Maine, and Portland Museum of Art. Attractions like Joker's Family Fun and Games, Aquaboggan Water Park, and Funtown Splashtown USA are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Victoria Mansion, Portland Observatory, and Portland Head Light.

In Portland, you'll find 719 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Inn at Park Spring - Guests who stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast in West End can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its convenient parking and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Captain Lord Mansion - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this B&B. This 4.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Morrill Mansion Bed & Breakfast - Guests who stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast in West End can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other favorite sights in Portland include Cross Insurance Arena, Maine Mall, and Higgins Beach.

Getting Around Portland

With so many transportation options, seeing all of Portland is easy. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Portland Transportation Center, Old Orchard Beach Station, or Saco Transportation Center. You can explore water transportation options at the port.

Dressing for Portland

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 47°F and the nighttime average to be 13°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 77°F during the day and 30°F at night
  • July through September averages 79°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 64°F during the day and 15°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Portland is 47.25 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 15°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Portland?
Inn at Park Spring is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Cross Insurance Arena. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Captain Lord Mansion and Grand Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Portland, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer in Portland.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Portland?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Portland, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Portland?
Based on reviews, Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Super 8 by Wyndham Portland ME and Eastview Motel.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Downtown Portland?
With 20 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, The Press Hotel, Marriott Autograph Collection is the highest ranked property in Downtown Portland. This 4-star hotel offers 2 bars and a restaurant. It is located a short 5-minute walk from Wadsworth-Longfellow House. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Portland Harbor Hotel and Hampton Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront.
What's a favorite place to stay in Old Port?
In this neighborhood, you’ll find 15 lodging options. Portland Harbor Hotel is a favorite with our customers staying in Old Port. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Cross Insurance Arena. Travelers also recommend Portland Regency Hotel & Spa and Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront as top choices in the neighborhood.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Portland?
Ramada by Wyndham Saco/Old Orchard Beach Area is a hotel with free parking and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your family trip include Hampton Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront and The Rhumb Line Resort. Attractions like Children’s Museum of Maine and Portland Observatory are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation in Portland?
Maine Stay Inn & Cottages is a favorite 3.5-star B&B for couples, and features premium bedding and free breakfast. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include 1802 House Bed and Breakfast and Inn on Carleton.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Portland?
Hampton Inn Portland Airport is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and a fitness center for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Hyatt Place Portland-Old Port and The Westin Portland Harborview.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Maine Mall?
Adjacent to Maine Mall, Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other good options close by include Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area and Comfort Inn Airport.
What about the best place to stay near Old Orchard Beach Pier?
One of the top choices for your stay is Seagrass Inn, located next to Old Orchard Beach Pier, and this hotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Americas Best Value Inn Mt. Royal and Old Orchard Beach Inn are a couple of other good and close options.
What are some accommodations with pools in Portland?
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, free cooked-to-order breakfast, and a restaurant. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Hampton Inn Portland Airport and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Freeport.

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