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Portland Maine Hotels & Motels

Only hotels in Portland are listed below. Find cheap and discounted hotel/motel rates in or nearby Portland, ME for your upcoming personal or group trip. Explore the most favored Portland, Maine motel and hotel rooms. Browse the Portland area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Portland hotels. Group booking? Search Portland Group Hotel Deals

The Portland center is around the area of Children's Museum of Maine and the area of Portland Museum of Art.

Welcome to Portland, ME, the birthplace of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Along with cultural attractions, Maine is known for its delicious fresh seafood. Whether business or pleasure brings you to Portland, the city aims to please with interesting things to learn about and a choice of delectable delights from the sea. With four distinct seasons, there is something for everyone to do from hiking in the mountains near Portland to enjoying an excursion along the coast. More from this guide...

Portland Hotels/Accommodations

The Westin Portland Harborview - Portland
157 High St., Portland, ME 04101 Website
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • 19 suites in property
  • For only 62%, the bathroom was ok
  • Most guests said the concierge service was amazing
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Holiday Inn Portland by The Bay
88 Spring St., Portland, ME 04101
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • 13 conference rooms in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown / Waterfro : 321 Commercial St.
321 Commercial St., Portland, ME 04101
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Airport shuttle available
Very Good 4.5 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Portland Harbor Hotel in Portland
468 Fore St., Portland, ME 04101
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
Hyatt Place Portland Old Port in Portland
433 Fore St., Portland, ME 04101
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
The Press Hotel Autograph Collection : 119 Exchange St.
119 Exchange St., Portland, ME 04101
  • Four-star hotel
  • 110 rooms in property
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Portland Regency Hotel & Spa
20 Milk St., Portland, ME 04101
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • 95 sleeping rooms in hotel
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hampton Inn Downtown Portland Waterfront in Portland
209 Fore St., Portland, ME 04101
  • Midscale property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Good shuttle service
  • Modern Hotel
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
AC Hotel by Marriott Portland Downtown / Waterfront
158 Fore St., Portland, ME 04101
  • 3-star hotel
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Residence Inn Portland Downtown / Waterfront in Portland
145 Fore St., Portland, ME 04101
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 179 suites
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
La Quinta Inns & Suites Portland by Wyndham
340 Park Ave., Portland, ME 04102
  • 2 star Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 105 rooms
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Clarion Hotel Airport Portland
1230 Congress St., Portland, ME 04102
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Check-in: 03:00pm
  • About half of guests were unhappy with the laundry service
  • Rooms are not good
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine in Portland
1050 Westbrook St., Portland, ME 04102
  • Three Star Airport property
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Horrible internet access
  • Great shopping
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport in Portland
145 Jetport Blvd., Portland, ME 04102
  • Mid-scale Airport property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • The majority of guests criticized the unstylish hotel
  • Great service
Howard Johnson Hotel South Portland
675 Main St. I 95, South Portland, ME 04106 ~3.22 miles southwest of Portland
  • Two star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
Best Western Merry Manor Inn in South Portland
700 Main St., South Portland, ME 04106-5402 ~3.32 miles southwest of Portland
  • Two star Suburban hotel
  • 153 rooms in property
  • Fabulous breakfast -
  • Good kitchenette
Quality Inn & Suites South Portland : 738 Main St.
738 Main St., South Portland, ME 04106 ~3.39 miles southwest of Portland
  • Low priced Suburban property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Home2 Suites Portland Airport in South Portland
50 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 04106 ~3.48 miles west of Portland
  • Midscale hotel
  • Check in time: 16:00
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
50 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 4106 ~3.51 miles west of Portland
  • Midscale hotel
Portland Travelodge
1200 Brighton Ave., Portland, ME 04102
  • Two star property
  • Check in: 11:00 AM
Comfort Inn Airport in South Portland
90 Maine Mall Rd., South Portland, ME 04106 ~3.63 miles west of Portland
  • Three Star Airport hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Fantastic service
  • Room is all right
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hampton Inn & Suites Portland West
1210 Brighton Ave., Portland, ME 04102
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Motel 6 Portland Me #1273 in PORTLAND
1 Riverside St., PORTLAND, MAINE 04102
  • 2 star hotel
Motel 6 Portland
1 Riverside St., Portland, ME 04103
  • Low-priced property
  • Check-in: 15:00
Fireside Inn & Suites
81 Riverside St., Portland, ME 04103
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Old port area
  • Almost all guests thought they were poorly maintained
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Graph: Next 20 Days of Portland Hotel Prices

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Portland, ME discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Portland hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Best Time to Visit Portland, ME

While temperatures can reach 90 degrees during the summer months, the average high temperature is between 69 and 78 degrees. Winter is equally diverse with lows averaging 13 to 25 degrees.

Portland receives over 200 days a year of sunshine, but the city also experiences over 130 days of precipitation, averaging 43 inches per year of rain and 72 inches per year of snowfall.

What you want to do on your vacation determines the best time of year to visit Portland. Snow enthusiasts want access to skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling while water enthusiasts want warmer temperature for boating, sailing, fishing, cruises, and hiking.

Portland's busy season runs from mid-June to October. With perfect weather, the days are ideal for adventures and sightseeing, and the nights are comfortable with mild temperatures. Travelers can expect higher rates and crowds during these months. Due to an influx of visitors, book by March or April for summer vacations or business travel.

The most economical travel time is the spring and winter slow months of November and January to April. Prices are generally lower and there are fewer visitors.

Discounts and package deals are available during the shoulder season that runs from May to mid-June and throughout the month of December. Overall, traffic is moderate and heaviest on weekends, even in the wintertime.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Portland, ME:

seasonality of hotel rates in Portland

Portland, ME: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below we've posted 3 graphs illustrating avg. nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Portland, ME. Browse these illustrations to evaluate the best time to make a reservation in Portland for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Portland, ME

4 Star Average Prices: $226.85

The Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Waterfront puts guests in the heart of the city near area attractions. A spacious studio or suite provides the comforts of home with a fully equipped kitchen. Start the day with a complimentary breakfast buffet and rest each night in luxury pillowtop bedding. Rooms include a LCD TV with cable, two phones, an iPod dock, sofa bed, living and dining areas, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The indoor pool is an oasis of coolness and the fitness center provides a fully equipped facility for exercise. Mingle with other guests at The Residence Inn Mix offered three nights a week with snacks and beverages.

The Hilton Garden Inn is an oasis of elegance and guest satisfaction in downtown Portland. With in-room views of Casco Bay, you're just steps away from the historic Old Port District. Guests enjoy comfort blended with convenience. Relax in a stylish, well-appointed guest room or suite with modern amenities like microwaves, coffee makers, refrigerators, and HD TVs. Stay connected at this pet-friendly hotel with complimentary Wi-Fi, and take advantage of a sumptuous meal at The Garden Grill and Bar, cocktails at the Pavilion Lounge, a refreshing dip in the pool, or a workout in the fully equipped fitness center.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Portland

Affordable Hotels in Portland, ME

3 Star Average Prices: $169.33

The Howard Johnson Hotel South Portland is conveniently located near shopping, dining, and attractions and less than 10 minutes from Portland International Jetport. Guest comfort and convenience are the focus in contemporary standard guest rooms featuring king or double beds, cable TV, coffee makers, and free internet access. Business rooms include a microwave and refrigerator. A complimentary Rise & Dine continental breakfast is available each morning. After a day of sightseeing or business meetings, relax in the heated pool or the fitness center. This pet-friendly hotel provides a business center, meeting rooms, ATM, and a 24-hour shuttle service to/from the airport, bus station, and the Amtrak station.

The Best Western Merry Manor Inn is a pet-friendly and 100 percent non-smoking hotel catering to business and leisure travelers. Comfortable king or double rooms and family suites feature amenities such as fireplaces and microwaves. Each room has soft tones, modern furnishings, flat-screen TVs, and in-room, high-speed wireless internet. Hotel amenities focus on guest comfort with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, fitness center, and laundry and dry cleaning services. For a delicious meal, dine at the Maine Table Restaurant. Business travelers and those planning a group event have access to a total of four meeting and banquet rooms.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Portland

2 Star Average Prices: $145.98

2 Star Hotel Prices in Portland

Best Discounts in Portland, ME

The Fireside Inn & Suites is warm and inviting. In each room, guests are surrounded by soft colors and natural sunlight, plush bedding, comfortable furniture, and either a fireplace or Jacuzzi. Rooms are smoke free and pet-friendly, too. Hotel amenities address guest needs with a heated indoor and outdoor pool, garden courtyard, health spa, full-service lounge, and breakfast and dinner at Zackery's Fireside Restaurant. Guests enjoy complimentary afternoon coffee, free parking, and a courtesy airport shuttle. Groups requesting banquet facilities for meetings and special events can expect excellent service at a great price as the hotel has a group friendly rating of 10.0/10 and group savings averaging 20.9 percent.

Stately and stylish, the Embassy Suites Portland takes convenience to another level with a location within walking distance of Portland International Jetport. This all-suite hotel offers two-room suites with a living room, bedroom, and sofa bed. For guest comfort and entertainment, suites feature free Wi-Fi, refrigerators, microwaves, and two flat-screen TVs so everyone can watch their favorite programs. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is available each morning, and for lunch and dinner, stop by the Café Stroudwater. Business and event groups have access to meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment, and full-service catering. Groups rate the hotel a 10.0/10 and report an average savings of 21 percent.

Best Value Options in Portland, ME

Staying at the Doubletree by Hilton means double the comfort and amenities. Upon arrival, guests are welcomed with a freshly baked treat, sending the message that guest satisfaction is a priority. Amenities are the highlight of any stay, and the Doubletree won't let you down. Enjoy shopping at The Maine Mall and area restaurants all within walking distance. A heated pool will relax you, and the fully equipped fitness center removes tension. The hotel is only two miles from the jetport and offers complimentary shuttle service. To please the palate, The Blue Wave Grille provides a diverse menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Clarion Portland Hotel combines location, convenience, and comfort. Just a short distance from Portland International Jetport and the downtown district, guests have the convenience of all the city has to offer just minutes away. On the comfort level, guest rooms maintain a level of polished decor and attention to detail. Guests enjoy several complimentary amenities including on-site parking, access to an equipped business center, Wi-Fi, heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi, and fitness center, and pets stay free without a fee. Dine on delectable creations at Pete and Larry's Restaurant for breakfast or dinner, order room service, or try one of the nearby downtown eateries.

Things to Do in Portland, ME

Spending the day in the lush forest landscape exploring the hiking and back-country trails of a state park is one activity that's sure to please. Portland has three nearby parks to tempt your walking shoes. At Grafton Notch State Park, less than two hours from Portland, enjoy an adventure with activities that range from birdwatching to cross-country skiing among the Mahoosuc Range. Have a picnic at Two Lights State Park and enjoy 41 acres of panoramic views of Casco Bay and the Atlantic. Just 30 minutes away, the 200-acre Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park offers up close observation of many bird species during a guided nature walk.

Some points of interest to include in your exploration are the historic nineteenth century Victoria Mansion with the original interior and furnishings, Portland Head Light Museum at Fort Williams Park, and the Henry Wadsworth-Longfellow House with its exquisite collection of vintage objects, memorabilia, and formal gardens.

A fun outing is a cruise across Casco Bay to the surrounding islands, or a visit to Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum for vintage exhibits, tours, and a waterfront train ride.

Start or end the day with a stroll along the Old Port district in downtown Portland along the waterfront. Visit a local cafe for coffee, stop in at a friendly pub, see gallery exhibits, shop at specialty boutiques, or just enjoy the walk along brick-paved streets while you soak up the ambiance, architecture, and history emanating from the many brick walls.

Any time of year is a good time to visit Portland. With its scenic backdrop along the bay and a bevy of activities, visitors have a nearly endless choice of indoor and outdoor activities.

Portland has a variety of hotels that are reasonably priced and conveniently located near the jetport and downtown district to fit the needs of business and leisure travelers. No matter what your choice in accommodations, guests can expect friendly service, attention to detail, and the best available amenities and features to make your stay in Portland one you'll want to repeat.

FAQs about hotels in Portland

What are the most favored hotels in Portland?

Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown, Hyatt Place Portland Old Port and The Press Hotel Autograph Collection are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Portland?

The Westin Portland Harborview, Portland Harbor Hotel and The Press Hotel Autograph Collection are the top 3 luxury hotels near Portland city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Portland?

The Westin Portland Harborview, Holiday Inn Portland by The Bay, and Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown are the properties closest to Portland city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Portland cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Portland can be as cheap as $145.98 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Portland cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Portland has been $169.33 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a high-end hotel in Portland cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Portland has been $226.85 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Portland?

Inn by The Sea, Portland Regency Hotel & Spa and Chebeague Island Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Portland?

Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown, The Westin Portland Harborview and Residence Inn Portland Downtown are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Portland?

Comfort Inn Airport, Clarion Hotel Airport Portland and Quality Inn & Suites South Portland are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Portland?

Holiday Inn Portland by The Bay, Candlewood Suites and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the Government Per Diem Hotel Rates in Portland, ME?

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in Portland, ME excluding taxes per night. See for more details.

Applies to Cumberland / Sagadahoc

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
November 1, 2019June 30, 2020$111.00$61.00
July 1, 2020August 31, 2020$176.00$61.00
September 1, 2020September 30, 2020$149.00$61.00

What did travelers think of the city of Portland?

Below are reviews of the city of Portland, ME from an actual visitor's perspective.

" Great places"
Score 4.0 / 5

Portland has everything . Ocean. Great places to eat and shop

Susannah H., from 11-Aug-2019
"Great City!"
Score 4.0 / 5

I love Portland, best city around.

Christine S., from 07-Aug-2019
"Portland trip "
Score 4.0 / 5

We didn't see much of Portland, but we did go the Willard Beach & the mall. Both were great stops. If you go to Willard, make sure you bring an umbrella of some kind as there are very few shaded areas.

Rebecca D., from 06-Aug-2019
"Great Sights to See"
Score 4.0 / 5

The Duck tour was great and the shops on Commercial street were great. Victorian Mansion was extremely uncooperative.

Gary L., from 02-Oct-2015
The average traveler rating of the city of Portland, ME shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 4 reviews
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