Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay

Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay

88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101, United States
+1 207 775 2311
R1 533

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Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay
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About Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Enhanced cleaning
    This stay has committed to enhanced cleaning measures.Learn more
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Airport shuttle for free

Featuring an indoor pool and a sauna, Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay is located in Portland and is a brief walk from Cumberland County Civic Center, the State Theatre and the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine. It offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business centre and an express check-in and check-out feature.

The hotel has 239 rooms and has been recently refurbished. A fitness centre can be readily accessed by those wanting to keep active while away.

Rooms at Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay are comfortable and offer a refrigerator and a microwave.

With a focus on American meals, the hotel's in-house restaurant offers tasty options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alternatively, there is a wide selection of international restaurants nearby.

Holiday Inn Portland-By the Bay is close to Old Port. Less than a 15-minute drive away, Portland International Jetport Airport is within easy reach.

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Property safety measures

Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay has implemented the following measures:
Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Amenities at Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Free airport shuttle

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Disabled access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Lift
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by lift
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by lift


  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Hiking
  • Ice skating

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Garage
  • Valet parking

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Sauna

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Feather pillow
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Kids meals


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay

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10,0 Wonderful
Location great. Staff driendly
10,0 Wonderful
Pros:Great location. Downtown Portland is very nice Great staff Free coffee
Cons:Bed/Pillows weren't the best, but did the job
8,8 Very Good
Pros:Room was very clean and was ready early.
Cons:The restaurant wasn't very good and their wait staff was horrible.
4,0 Mediocre
Cons:It was a big disappointment. The hotel was very dated, and the front desk staff was cold/unfriendly. This hotel should have cost below $100. Instead, we paid approx $375.
7,4 Good
Pros:Location is ok, on the edge of easy walking distance to the Old Port area.
Cons:For the price would have expected bigger, nicer rooms. It was just "ok", not a great value for the price paid.
10,0 Wonderful
Pros:Best all around hotel stay in the area
8,2 Very Good
Pros:Good location. Spacious room. Great view. The window in our room needed replacing, could have been an even better view. Good TV, comfortable bed with choices of pillows. We didn't eat at restaurant in hotel since it did not get good reviews.
8,5 Very Good
Pros:There were no frills but my overnight stay was comfortable and refreshing. location right between Old Port and the Arts District was great.
Cons:No snack machines, just soda machines
9,7 Wonderful
Pros:It was clean, quiet and had a great view of the bay. The staff was professional ,friendly and helpful. Loved the snacks at the front desk.
Cons:Was not happy at how much the room price was for the weekend we were there. Looked like a great deal until I put in my date of arrival. We went after Columbus day to avoid the crowds and high prices. No crowds but hotel price was high.
4,0 Mediocre
Cons:Poor value. Super expensive for what you get. I was stuck in a smoking room because Kayak's system (or the booking one - whatever) doesn't make it obvious that the room is smoking. There shod be a huge notice that the room being booked is a smoking room. Weird smells throughout... Room "mostly" clean. Internet didn't work and when I reported it I was given a support number to call. Sitting on the phone for an hour (which didn't solve the problem) was a big waste of my time. I stayed at the Westin after this place and it was night and day. They obviously train there staff at the Westin because from checkin to cleaning people they were helpful, courteous, and friendly. Everything about the Holiday Inn lacked, the Westin excelled at . Stay there instead.


88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101

What's nearby

  • Children's Museum of Maine98 m
  • Portland Museum of Art117 m
  • Victoria Mansion245 m
  • Maine College of Art271 m
  • Wadsworth-Longfellow House355 m
  • Cumberland County Civic Center355 m
  • Portland Club372 m
  • Monument Square0.4 km
  • Commercial Street0.6 km
  • Old Port0.7 km
  • Neal S. Dow House0.7 km
  • Merrill Auditorium0.8 km



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