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The Francis

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Overview
747 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-3305 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the loveliest hotel experiences we've had in years. The staff, especially Megan, could not have been more gracious. She made us feel welcome the moment we walked in the door. I've already recommended The Francis to discriminating friends of mine and...More

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Response from AnthonyD3949, Owner at The FrancisResponded 1 week ago

YourRoyalHighness, Thank you so much for the very kind words and I'll make to let Megan know you sing her praises. It's really great to see you appreciate our staff that way. Best,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I live in western ME and stayed at the Francis last Monday as a gift from our son and loved our stay. The hotel feels very new and hip while also being cozy and comfortable - it straddles the line perfectly. Everyone...More

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

Billy, Thank you so much for this kind review and you should thank your son even more - what a great gift!! So glad you got to meet my partner and brother Nate, we always make a point for one of us to be around...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply put....a real gem in Portland. We felt at home the minute we walked in the front door. Concierge service/front desk was so welcoming and helpful. Always with a smile too! Great little bar and good coffee in the morning. Having Tandem Bakery directly across...More

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

Jim, Thank you so much for your kind words and I'm thrilled you loved our staff as much as I do. I'll be sure to let them know of your praise and we cannot wait to have you back. Best,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is lovely. The rooms are well appointed and the service from the staff is exceptional. It's a bit of a walk to downtown but totally doable. We were only there for one night so did not dine at the restaurant but plan to...More

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

Lisa, Thank you for your short and sweet message. We cannot wait to have you back for a longer stay and we can catch up about your stay at the bar. Thank you,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just stayed here for one night. However everyone we talked to was very nice and very helpful. The rooms are very spacious and tidy. They have a nice bar and bartender was very friendly. Highly recommend for a weekend getaway. The bakery across the...More

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

Donna, Thank you so much for your kind words and I'll be sure to let our bartender know of his praise. Really glad you got to enjoy Tandem Bakery in bed, its really a treat not to have to wait in that line! All the...More

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Description
The Francis is a 15-room boutique hotel and spa located in a historic building in Portland's West End. Attached to the hotel is BSC, a highly-rated neighborhood restaurant serving creative American fare ...More in an intimate setting. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$171 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Maine > Portland
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$171 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Maine > Portland
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Traveller (41)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"We loved the suite on the third floor with the cool ceiling."
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