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The Francis

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  • Excellent87%
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was only going to be in Portland for a few days and wanted accommodation where I could walk everywhere if I wanted but had parking, too. What a find. The room was smallish but very modern with all the amenities you'd want. I especially...More

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Response from Anthony D, Owner at The FrancisResponded yesterday

Stewart, It was so nice to meet you during your stay and so glad you found our location to be perfect for your trip. We were happy to accommodate your guest and we hope to have you both back the next time you're in Portland....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This hotel offers the opportunity to stay in a beautiful building that has been painstakingly restored. Quality work was done throughout. Modern bathroom and shower, thick towels, nice robes, comfortable bed, spacious room, good WiFi, and coffee at the front desk. Nice sitting area for...More

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Response from Anthony D, Owner at The FrancisResponded yesterday

ThinkTravel, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback on your trip. You are correct about your refresh. We did not meet our own standards and thus let you down in the process. We have addressed these issues as of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and me booked a long weekend trip to Portland, and found this hotel with terrific reviews, so I booked it. It’s a newly renovated old mansion, that maintains everything beautiful about an old home, with modern touches in our room. I booked a...More

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Response from Anthony D, Owner at The FrancisResponded 1 week ago

Trish, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your review and we would love to have you back. Your feedback on the dim lights is noted and we have been trying to figure out the best way to incorporate brighter lights...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently enjoyed a lovely night at The Francis and a fantastic dinner and brunch at the hotel's restaurant. This boutique hotel is located in a renovated historic home in Portland's west end. The rooms have been tastefully updated and furnished in a modern style....More

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Response from Anthony D, Owner at The FrancisResponded 1 week ago

Beth, Thank you so much for your kind words and so glad you took in all that we have to offer. You had both brunch and dinner in one trip and we can't thank you enough given there are so many options in Portland. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a three days to Explore Portland Maine and booked a room at the Francis. Our stay was perfect from start to end. At check in we got an upgrade and perfect service with parking arranged and information about what to do in...More

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Response from Anthony D, Owner at The FrancisResponded 2 weeks ago

Siggilngvars, It was a pleasure meeting you and I am so glad you enjoyed Portland as much as your stay at the Francis. These are really kinda words about our staff and I’ll make sure to share this review with everyone. All the best,

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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US$245 - US$433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$245 - US$433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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