20 Best Places for Staycation in Portland, Maine

The Westin Portland Harborview - Photo by www.marriot.com

Do a staycation with a couple, family, or just alone is the best thing ever to do to escape from exhausting life.

Staycation in Portland, Maine is all about harbor view and city view which many hotels of this city offer to you.

Besides the views, these 20 hotels which best for staycation also offer you several upscale amenities, luxury accommodation, and the best services.

The Press Hotel, The Westin Portland Harborview, and The Inn On Carleton are three of 20 hotels that give you comfortable places to stay with fantastic facilities on them.

Here are the 20 best places for a staycation in Portland, Maine. You have to visit one of these 20 hotels at least once in your life.



The Press Hotel is located at the epicenter of Portland’s historic Old Port and Arts District neighborhoods, just a half-mile from the Portland Museum of Art and 4 miles from Portland International Jetport. There are five types of rooms available that you can book here such as Superior King/Double which perfect for a couple, Deluxe King/Double, Executive King with a four-fixture bathroom, One-Bedroom Suite, and Penthouse Suite with a beautiful view of the expansive private rooftop patio.

This property has rooms and suites amenities such as oversized flat-screen HD television, mini-fridge, coffee maker, multiple conveniently located USB and power outlets, a mini-stereo system with Bluetooth, nightly turndown service, spa-ready, marble-tiled bathrooms, bed linens, and bath towels, and many more.

There are also several upscale amenities which include UNION restaurant & lounge, the inkwell, art gallery, fitness center, meeting and event space, penthouse suite, complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary transportation, valet parking, hotel bicycles, in-room preferences, turn down services (complimentary chocolates and daily housekeeping), concierge, and some in-room features.

The Press Hotel, Autograph Collection

This newspaper-themed hotel, set in a classic brick building in the Old Port District.

The chic rooms and suites are styled as 1920s writers' offices.

Address : 119 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


Hyatt Place Portland-Old Port has located just a 5-minute walk from the vibrant and cultural Old Port district and 2 miles from the harborside Eastern Promenade.

One of the reasons why people choose this place as their staycation destination while visiting Portland, Maine is a wide selection of rooms which has 14 types of rooms available with some upscale in-room amenities such as a stunning view of Casco Bay from the balcony, separate dining area with wet bar, swiveling 42" flat-screen HDTV, coffee maker, oversized cozy corner sofa-sleeper, mini-fridge, hairdryer, microwave, iron/ironing board, and many more.

There are also several key hotel amenities available including free breakfast, free internet access, restaurant on-site, fitness center, indoor pool, pet friendly with fees of $75 and 75Ibs for weight limits, shared computers with high-speed internet, digital check-in, laundry, concierge, and meeting facilities.

Hyatt Place Portland-Old Port

Modern hotel offers bright rooms come with separate living and sleeping areas.

There's also a business center and an airport shuttle.

Address : 433 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


This property just steps away from the very best Portland has to offer in dining, breweries, boutique shopping and across the street from Casco Bay Lines, 1-minute walk from the Visitor Information Center on Portland Harbor, a 3-minute walk to the Casco Bay Ferry Terminal, offering ferry service to the islands of Casco Bay.

Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront has thirteen types of rooms available that you can book with some fantastic room amenities and comfy beds to sleep.

There are also has some upscale hotel amenities including free Wi-Fi, accessible, indoor pool, air-conditioned, laundry service, business center, parking, room service, on-site restaurant, airport shuttle, digital key, meeting rooms, hot tub, fitness center, bar, smoke-free, and paid breakfast.

Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront

This hotel has luxurious rooms with the Fore River scenery.

Address : 65 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


Inn at St John was built in 1897 as a hotel making it the oldest continually operating hotel in Portland and it's located 1 mile from Downtown and 1.4 miles from the Old Port. This property has three types of rooms which include Luxury rooms with a king or queen-sized bed, Traditional rooms with a private in-room bath, and Value rooms with cozy European-style rooms.

There are rooms amenities following such as local calls, toiletries, 24-hour front desk service, free wireless internet, plush robes, refrigerator, cable TV, 24-hour coffee and tea, airport and transportation center taxi reimbursement, umbrellas, in-room safe, daily housekeeping, coffee maker with gourmet coffee, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, bicycle storage, and continental breakfast.

There are also some policies that you should know as check-in begins at 2 PM and check-out at 11 AM, a non-smoking hotel, dogs are allowed and charge a $10.00 cleaning fee per night, you have 24 hours of arrival to cancel the reservation with no charge, and many more.

Inn at St John

Historic Victorian-style B&B offers decorated rooms feature cable TVs, coffeemakers and free Wi-Fi.

Continental breakfast is served in a cozy breakfast alcove.

Address : 939 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102, USA


Situated on a tranquil street in Portland’s historic West End neighborhood just minutes away from central downtown, a 10-minute walk from the Portland Museum of Art and a 15-minute walk from the concerts and sporting events at Cross Insurance Arena.
This property has a wide selection of rooms which are divided into six types of rooms including Room1 East End, Room2 Old Port, Room3 West End, room4 Waterfront, Room5 Arts District, and Room6 Parkside.

All of those rooms have these fantastic amenities such as free Wi-Fi, plush bedding, full two-course gourmet breakfast, private en-suite bathrooms, electrics fireplaces, individual air conditioning, heat control, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, iron and board, hairdryer, C.O Bigelow bath products, extra pillows and blanket, access to the English garden and common areas, free parking, besides charging station, and alarm clock.

The Inn On Carleton

Refined Victorian lodging with a garden.

The 6 refined rooms are individually decorated, feature high ceilings and private bathrooms.

Address : 46 Carleton St, Portland, ME 04102, USA


Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine has located just 10 minutes from Maine Mall and downtown Portland, and 3 miles from the Old Port district. This hotel has several amenities available like free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, non-smoking rooms, complimentary evening reception, free parking, on-site restaurant, indoor pool, room service, digital key, business center, fitness center, and pet-friendly rooms.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine has four types of suites including a two-room suite with one king bed, a two-room suite with one queen bed, a two-room premium suite, a two-room suite with two queen beds, and there are one queen premium suite and one queen one-bedroom suite mobility access for accessible rooms.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine

This contemporary all-suite hotel with an atrium is 3 miles from the Old Port district.

Warmly decorated suites feature dining areas, and living rooms with pull-out sofas.

Address : 1050 Westbrook St, Portland, ME 04102, USA


The Westin Portland Harborview is located just a 2-minute walk from Portland Museum of Art and 4 miles from Portland International Airport, it also offers you river and mountain views of Western Promenade. This property has eight rooms available including a guest room with two double, a guest room with one king, a guest room with one king and city view, a guest room with two double and city view, a guest room with two double high floors, and more to go.

You can start check-in at 4:00 PM and check-out at 11 AM, internet access in all hotel areas, valet parking, pets are welcome, all public areas non-smoking, coffee/tea in-room, mobility accessible rooms, room service 24-hour, laundry on-site, and room service. Then, it also has general room amenities including air conditioning, alarm clock, bottled water complimentary, coffee maker, tea service, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, mini-fridge, safe, hairdryer, and many more.

The Westin Portland Harborview

Upscale hotel dating from 1927 offering views of Portland Harbor.

Contemporary rooms offer WiFi, flat-screens, and desks with ergonomic seats.

Address : 157 High St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


West End Inn has located just a 12-minute walk from the Portland Museum of Art and 1.3 miles from the boutique shops, restaurants, and bars of the Old Port. This Inn has six types of rooms available with upscale amenities including morning coffee, en suite bathroom, private bathroom, kinds of comfy beds, facing window, comfortable seating, and more.

There is also the full list of amenities such as in-room breakfast dining service, iron and ironing board, hand sanitizer in every guest room and all common areas, complimentary bottled water in all guest room, small guest fridge, chocolate plates, free off-street parking, flowers on the room, flat-screen TV, guest lounge with fireplace, afternoon snacks including coffee, teas, and treats, hairdryer, free Wi-Fi, daily housekeeping, earth-friendly toiletries, private bathrooms, and more to go.

West End Inn

Refined B&B offering unique rooms and organic breakfast

The 6 individually decorated guestrooms feature antique furnishings with modern accents.

Address : 146 Pine St, Portland, ME 04102, USA


La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Portland is located just 1.6 miles from downtown Portland, this casual lodging is also 2.9 miles from Portland Jetport, two miles from CAT Ferry Terminal, and three miles from Portland International Jetport (PWM).

For hotel amenities, there are free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities and services, mobile check-in, airport shuttle, buffet breakfast available, truck/bus parking, business center, daily housekeeping, elevators, free parking, free breakfast, fitness center, non-smoking hotel, pet friendly, outdoor pool, same-day dry cleaning services, sundries or mart, and many more.

You can do many activities near the hotel, a boat tour on Casco Bay or a Sea Dogs baseball game offers fun for visitors of all ages, and hop on the CAT ferry and take a day trip to Nova Scotia.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Portland Airport

This casual lodging is perfect for leisure trip with pleasant experience.

There's also a fitness center and an outdoor pool in addition to the free continental breakfast.

Address : 11207 NE Holman St, Portland, OR 97220, USA


The Chadwick Bed & Breakfast has located just a 14-minute walk from the Portland Museum of Art and 1.3 miles from the boutique shops, restaurants, and bars of the historic Old Port. It's also situated nearby many top attractions such as the Lakes Region of Western Maine, the rugged coastline of Acadia National Park, the sandy beaches of Southern Maine, and the breathtaking White Mountains of New Hampshire.

This luxury hotel also has several comfy rooms to stay including The Longfellow Room, The Abbott Room, The Baxter Room, and The Chamberlain Room. Then, there are in-room amenities and facilities available such as a private bathroom, gourmet breakfast or early morning bagged breakfast, off-street private parking, high-speed Wi-Fi access, snacks, hot, and cold beverages 24-hours a day, daily newspapers, USB charging station in the room, complimentary access to Netflix, hairdryer, iron and ironing boards, and many more.

The Chadwick Bed & Breakfast

This hotel provides thoughtful touches that invite a sense of pampering and romance in unsurpassed comfort and elegance.

The 4 sophisticated guestrooms offer private bathrooms and electric fireplaces, plus WiFi, flat-screen TVs and DVD players.

Address : 140 Chadwick St, Portland, ME 04102, USA


Morrill Mansion B & B is was built in the 1800's era and it has been meticulously restored to its original Italianate elegance. It's located just near the restaurants, shops, and attractions of Downtown and Portland Head Light, a 1791 lighthouse is just 5 miles away.

This property has eight types of rooms available such as Promenade Suite, Martson, Burnham, Morrill Suite, Bramhall, McGuire, Vaughan, and Back Cove with the following amenities such as varied of comfy beds, shower, AC, guest control heat, TV, DVD player, ceiling fans, mini-fridge, air-conditioning, private en suite bath, jetted tub, and many more.

There are also has policies that you need to give attention to, this hotel accommodates children 14 years of age and older, Morrill Mansion Bed and Breakfast is a completely smoke-free facility, parking spot per room, check-in at 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, pets are allowed, and more to go.

Morrill Mansion B & B

Townhouse B&B with 2 common areas.

Refined, individually decorated rooms are reached via stairs only and come with minifridges, cable TV, DVD players and free Wi-Fi.

Address : 249 Vaughan St, Portland, ME 04102, USA


Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront has located just a mile from the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine and the Portland Museum of Art, steps away from the waterfront and the Eastern Promenade Trail, and just 15 minutes away from Portland International Jetport.

For room selection, they offer six types of it which include one king studio suite, one king bed nonsmoking, one king bed study view, one king room mobility access, two queen beds with view nonsmoking, and two queen beds nonsmoking.

The hotel itself also has several upscale amenities including free Wi-Fi, 100% smoke-free hotel, bar, fitness center, restaurant, airport shuttle service, free breakfast, parking, accessible room, indoor pool, air-conditioned, laundry service, business center, and digital key.

Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront

This functional hotel in downtown Portland is a mile from the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine and the Portland Museum of Art.

There's an indoor pool and a fitness room, in addition to the free daily hot breakfast (on-site) and weekday breakfast bags to go.

Address : 209 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


This nineteenth-century home is located in the heart of one of the country’s most happening small cities, just a 9-minute walk from the Portland Museum of Art and a mile from the restaurants, bars, and boutique shops of the Old Port.

A wide room selection is one of many reasons why you should put Blind Tiger on your staycation list destination, it has nine types of rooms available which include Daymark Room with $139, Green Eyes Room with $159, Diavolo with $159, Vandercook with $159 per night, Eight Bells with $179 per night, Baxter Room with $199 per night, Event Record with $199 Per night, Evangeline with $219 per night, and Bon Viveur with $279 per night.

There are room and hotel amenities that you can enjoy such as varied of comfy beds, fireplace, walk-in shower, shower combo, LED flat-screen smart TV, limited off-street parking, waffle kimono robes, blackout shades, individually-controlled heat and AC, complimentary light breakfast, free high-speed Wi-Fi, picnic blanket and baskets to borrow for your own adventure, complimentary daily housekeeping services, hotel room essentials, such as wine glasses, corkscrews, irons, hairdryers, and more.

Blind Tiger

Sophisticated inn in an 1823 mansion.

The elegant rooms offer private bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs; most have fireplaces.

Address : 163 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04102, USA


Portland Regency Hotel & Spa is one of the most charming and historic hotels in Portland, Maine and it's surrounded by restaurants and shops in the Old Port historic district is 4 miles from the Portland International Jetport.

Relax in these nine types of luxury rooms available including standard king room, deluxe room, superior king with deck, junior suite, executive suite, regency suite, studio east 429, studio west 410, and governor suite with several room features such as complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access, Molton & Brown bath amenities, plush bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, room service, nightly turndown service, complimentary Poland Spring bottled waters, complimentary morning coffee/tea delivery with newspaper, and more.

There are also excellent hotel services and amenities available here including seasonal concierge, Eighteen95 Restaurant, complimentary access to a fitness studio, high-speed Wi-Fi access, pet-friendly accommodations, armory lounge, complimentary shuttle transportation, on-site business center, on-site full-service spa and fitness studio, valet parking, and laundry and dry-cleaning services.

Portland Regency Hotel & Spa

This is a stylish hotel that is perfect for an overnight stay or business meeting.

Providing great amenities, the pool and spa area are super cool and always cleaned.

All rooms are very modern with amenities.

The restaurant is really cool and the lighting is great offering really good food and the coffee is great too.

The food provided in the garden is also varied and absolutely delicious.

Address : 20 Milk St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport has located just a half-mile from Portland International Airport, two miles from Maine Mall, five miles from Old Port District restaurants and boutiques, and less than 4 miles from Cumberland County Civic Center.

This hotel offers you a varied of rooms including two queen beds, one king bed deluxe with a sofa bed, one king hearing accessible room, and one king bed and all rooms offer understated décor and custom-designed beds, flat-screen TVs with premium cable, free Wi-Fi, microwaves, mini-fridges, and suites add separate living areas with pull-out sofas.

You can also get these hotel amenities if you do a staycation here which include 100% of smoke-free, fitness center, hot tub, bar, room service, restaurant, airport shuttle, free Wi-Fi, paid breakfast, free parking, accessible, indoor pool, air-conditioned, pet-friendly, business center, and laundry service.

Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport

This airport hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Portland International Jetport.

All rooms offer understated decor and custom-designed beds, plus flat-screen TVs with premium cable, free WiFi, microwaves and minifridges.

Address : 12048 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220, USA


If you are looking for a hotel with several upscale and fantastic amenities that can make you comfortable to do a staycation, Holiday Inn Portland-by the Bay should be the answer that you are looking for. This luxury hotel is just a 3-minute walk from the 536 Congress & Front of Art School bus stop, a 4-minute walk from the Portland Museum of Art, and 5 miles from the Allagash Brewing Company.

Holiday Inn Portland-by the Bay has some features of guest rooms and suites including a pillow menu, rollaway bed, black-out shades, in-room heating, separate hanging closet, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, dining table, separate living room, hairdryer, bathtub, private bathroom, microwave, mini-refrigerator, coffee, and tea maker, flat-screen TV, connecting rooms, and many more. They also offer an indoor pool, on-site business center, cocktail lounge, complimentary fitness center, daily and full-service housekeeping, internet service, and some added value like wake-up calls, convenience store, and more.

Holiday Inn Portland-by the Bay

The hotel has comfortable bedrooms and great facilities, like a saunda and indoor pool.

Address : 88 Spring St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Portland is located just a 4-mile drive from Portland International Jetport, a five miles drive from the Old Port district, and it's also close to shopping districts, state parks, waterfront dining, and lighthouse landmarks.

This hotel has three kinds of rooms which include standard rooms with double beds or one king bed, premier section rooms with two double beds with an extra sink or a queen-size bed, and whirlpool bathtub rooms that feature a king-size bed with a whirlpool bathtub, private patio, and more.

If you do a staycation here, you'll enjoy these hotel amenities available such as shuttle to Portland International Airport, room service, fitness center with universal gym, 100% non-smoking property, ATM, flat-screen HDTV, desk, chair, hairdryer, coffee maker, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, complimentary Wi-Fi, business center, close to major cities, free 24-hour airport shuttle, dining, and heated indoor pool with hot tub.

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Portland

Enjoy a relaxing getaway in this inviting hotel in Portland, Maine.

Offers the ideal mix of home-style amenities and friendly services that make you feel like you never left home.

Address : 155 Riverside St, Portland, ME 04103, USA


Clarion Hotel Airport is situated nearby some of the area’s best attractions, 0.7 miles from Portland Sea Dogs Baseball, 1.2 miles from Portland Symphony Orchestra, and 1.5 miles from Portland Museum of Art.

This relaxed hotel is 2 miles from Portland International Jetport and 6 miles from Portland Head Light's historic lighthouse. You can start check-in at 3:00 PM and check-out at 12:00 PM, it's 100% smoke-free, and pets are allowed up to 50 lbs.

One of many reasons why this hotel good for a staycation is a lot of fantastic amenities such as free Wi-Fi, breakfast and dinner, indoor whirlpool, fitness center, lounge/bar, restaurant, free accessible parking, outdoor parking, interior corridors, multilingual staff, business center, living room, microwave, refrigerator, flat-screen TV, air conditioning, private bath, and still more to go.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, some hotel features including fitness centers, pools, food and beverage, and other amenities may not be available at this time. Then, guests, employees, and visitors require the use of face coverings in hotel common areas.

Clarion Hotel Airport

Simple airport hotel with dining & a gym.

Straightforward rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers.

A business center and guest laundry services are available.

Address : 1230 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102, USA


Motel 6 Portland is a simple budget lodging located in the Western end of Portland and only 5 minutes from the Downtown and Historic Seaport area, Waterfront features include working fishing wharves and many shops and local restaurants and just 4.5 miles from Portland's historic Old Port.

This property has five types of rooms with average rates between $109.99 until $114.99 per night with some awesome amenities following including free Wi-Fi, pets allowed, kids stay free, free coffee, free expanded cable, beach within 10 miles, vending machines, elevators, coin laundry, truck parking, free local calls, smoke-free, accessible rooms plus, restaurant nearby and more.

For hotel policies, you can start check-in at 3:00 PM and check-out at 11:00 AM, all guests registering must be at least 21 years of age, or 18 with valid military ID, must present valid picture identification, and more to go.

Motel 6 Portland, ME

Modern budget lodging with free parking.

Wood floors and granite countertops are offered in each colorful, modern room, as well as WiFi and flat-screen TVs with expanded cable channels.

Address : 1 Riverside St, Portland, ME 04103, USA


Hampton Inn & Suites Portland West is located within five miles of Portland International Jetport, the University of Southern Maine, The Portland Museum of Art, and The Maine Mall. Allagash and Bissell Brothers brewing companies are both about three miles away, it's also just 15 minutes east to reach downtown Portland and numerous local restaurants and seven miles from the East End Beach at the mouth of Fore River.

This hotel has several upscale amenities such as 100% smoke-free hotel, golf course, fitness, center, kitchen in some rooms, all-inclusive available, kid-friendly, laundry service, business center, air-conditioned, indoor pool, accessible, free parking, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, digital key, and meeting rooms.

Hampton Inn & Suites Portland West

Informal hotel set in a busy commercial area.

Straightforward rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and sofabeds are offered.

Address : 1210 Brighton Ave, Portland, ME 04102, USA