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What We Love

  • Convenient for exploring Portland’s Old Port and waterfront on foot
  • Turn-down service with bottled water and lobster-shaped chocolates
  • Free WiFi and car service

What To Know

  • Just a block from the waterfront, but there are no water views
  • Street noise in some guestrooms
  • Pets are allowed for $25 per night, and valet parking is $16 per day


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
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Weekender favorite in Portland’s historic district, with a popular seafood restaurant and old-fashioned service

The Look

Wrapped around an inviting garden courtyard, the four-story, 101-room Portland Harbor Hotel links the cobblestoned, boutique-lined Old Port to the waterfront, where sailboats depart for lighthouse-viewing, island-hopping and lobster-catching excursions. Public spaces have the air of a traditional private home, with patterned carpets, leather wingback chairs and a fireplace in the lobby, and sailing memorabilia and dark wood floors in the lounge.

Bed and Bath

Recently revamped guestrooms retain traditional colonial-inspired accents, from the carved wood headboards and hardwood floors to antique-style writing desks. Deluxe Rooms are a spacious 320 square feet and have views across the city, while Suites add space to spread out in separate living rooms. All bathrooms have granite vanities, showers and bathtubs, plus relaxing whirlpools in Jacuzzi Suites.


This is one of the few hotels in Portland with a restaurant on-site; Eve’s at the Garden is a formal spot for seasonal fare and local seafood. Reasonably priced valet parking ($16 per night) makes it easy to take a spin out to the beach, the lighthouses or even to Freeport, and there’s also a car service for trips to local restaurants. Bikes and helmets are free for all to use, and there are coffee, tea and newspapers in the lobby each morning.

How to Get There

Portland Harbor Hotel
468 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States


4.5 Very Good 1724 Reviews
Portland Harbor Hotel was amazing!!
Reviewed 5 days ago

From check in to check out was a amazing, they are staffed with the most courteous and friendly people. Blue fin restaurant has delicious. Everything was on point and was blown away with my experience here!

Great visit and wonderful staff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Portland Harbor hotel is an upscale hotel with comfortable rooms, nice dining, and attentive staff. The hotel is in the old section of Portland with easy walking to many attractions, waterfront and, restaurants.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Portland Harbor Hotel makes being in Portland better than ever. Its location, staff and amenities are all wonderful. I highly recommend this hotel. We especially love the ambiance at the bar and the seating that is there.

Great hotel right in the middle of everything good in Portland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet, convenient, friendly, and fun. We will definitely coming back for a stay. It was a comfy and quite stay, yet the Old Port is literally out the front door. The valet parking was fantastic, safe and attentive. It's cheaper to park valet here than to park publicly.

The place to stay when in Portland is here
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, clean rooms, excellent service, great ambiance, great product, perfect location. Stay here! I highly recommend it. Food and beverage offerings are delicious. Upkept hotel that has charm and beauty.