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Beach House 10' From the Ocean!
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3.21 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Beautiful place to stay near Portland

"The unit was exactly as described. It was a quiet location right on Willard Beach in South Portland. Each morning, we watched the dogs run up and down the beach. It was a quiet location just minutes from downtown Portland. We would definitely stay here again. John was a great host."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Beach House 10' From the Ocean!
Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks
4 out of 5
200 Sable Oaks Dr, South Portland, ME
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The price is $130 per night
2.63 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (787 reviews)

"In spite of all the craziness going on, the staff were super friendly"…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks
Sunny Willard Beach Apartment
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2.88 mi from city center
Sunny Willard Beach Apartment
Best Western Merry Manor Inn
2.5 out of 5
700 Main St, South Portland, ME
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The price is $117 per night
1.21 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Location was 5 or so minutes from downtown Portland to our favorite eateries like foodnetworks diners drive ins and dives Becky's Cafe right there by the pier where you can wat, walk after , and shop ic you want too, (Gilberts a goid one to eat at too in south Portland) Hotel staff was supremely ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Best Western Merry Manor Inn
Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport
3 out of 5
100 Southborough Dr, South Portland, ME
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The price is $114 per night
2.66 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (656 reviews)

"People were very helpful and had a wonderful personality."…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
2.5 out of 5
50 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, ME
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The price is $93 per night
2.23 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (439 reviews)

"Parking was free and easy. Check in was easy. The pool/gym were nice; both are small but it was enough for me. The lobby area and hallways were clean. They have outdoor patio areas near the pool and on the side of the building, which is nice. Staff was friendly. The hotel room only has a shower, ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
10 Ocean Street Cottage - 1 Br cottage by RedAwning
3.5 out of 5
10 Ocean Street, South Portland, ME
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1.86 mi from city center
1/5 (1 review)
Worst stay of my life I left the place in 1 day

"Wrong address... wrong places ... no help what so ever ... place was nice when I finally find it after 4 hrs ... booked it through hotels.com .. worst experience ever ... they need to update pictures and location on the map and new physical address... place was rented during through 3 party turn ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2019

10 Ocean Street Cottage - 1 Br cottage by RedAwning
Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area
2.5 out of 5
369 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, ME
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The price is $93 per night
2.43 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (755 reviews)

"It is modern and well organized. Small But very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area
Knights Inn South Portland
2.5 out of 5
634 Main St, South Portland, ME
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1.02 mi from city center
3.2/5 (329 reviews)
arrived, reservation not found. Rude

"I ended up sleeping at a rest stop. Desk clerk was not helpful at all."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2018

Knights Inn South Portland
Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland
2 out of 5
675 Main Street I-95, Rt 1-I95 ex 45-I295 Ex 3, South Portland, ME
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The price is $81 per night
1.13 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (1,255 reviews)

"Very nice room at a reasonable price. Staff handled Covid considerations very well."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland
Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall
2 out of 5
461 Maine Mall Rd, South Portland, ME
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2.53 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (1,507 reviews)

"Nice hotel love the outside which is yellow my favorite color. Very clean, friendly staff, nice location. Would definitely recommend and stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland
3.5 out of 5
363 Maine Mall Rd, South Portland, ME
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The price is $93 per night
2.42 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (927 reviews)

"Friendly staff and very clean. I would definitely recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland
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Visiting South Portland

Families will find kid-friendly activities in South Portland, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its sporting events and waterfront. Around the area, top sights include Victoria Mansion, Portland Museum of Art, and Children's Museum of Maine.

  • You'll find 425 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Portland
  • The closest major airport is in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in South Portland

The picturesque setting of Willard Beach and Casco Bay Islands exemplify the city's natural beauty. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Maine Mall is a favorite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Maine Military Museum and Lyric Music Theater.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 24 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in South Portland. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

Top places to visit outside the city include Victoria Mansion, 1.9 mi/3.1 km from the city center, and Portland Museum of Art, which is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

Dressing for South Portland

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 47°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 13°F
  • From April to June, the average is 77°F during the day and 30°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 79°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 64°F as the daytime average and 15°F as the nighttime average
  • South Portland gets about 47.32 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 78°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 15°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in South Portland?
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks and Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in South Portland, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in South Portland.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to South Portland?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to South Portland, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in South Portland?
Based on reviews, Econo Lodge 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 good choices to stay on the cheap include Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall and Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland.
What's the best hotel for families in South Portland?
Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland is a hotel with an indoor pool and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Best Western Merry Manor Inn and Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall. Attractions in the area like Children’s Museum of Maine and Portland Observatory are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to South Portland?
Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and Smart TVs. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Best Western Merry Manor Inn and Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in South Portland?
Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an indoor pool for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland.
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 close to Willard Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is AC Hotel by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront, ME, located 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Willard Beach, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and a fitness center. The Westin Portland Harborview and Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay are other good choices within 5 miles.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in South Portland?
Comfort Inn Airport is a top beach hotel with free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay near the beach include Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland and Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Willard Beach or Higgins Beach.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to South Portland?
Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks is a 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland and Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport. You can tee off at Sable Oaks Golf Course during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in South Portland?
Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham South Portland is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free breakfast, and a restaurant. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Best Western Merry Manor Inn and Days Inn by Wyndham Airport/Maine Mall.

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