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The Top 9 Most Romantic Hotels in Portland Maine

Updated: Oct 15, 2022



Looking to travel to portland Maine but wanting a little more romance? Look no further. Our hotels are guaranteed to bring a smile to your and your partner's face while giving you an experience you won’t forget.


#1 The Portland Harbor Hotel

Photo of the exterior of the beautiful Portland Harbor Hotel

Located on Portland’s Fore Street, this beautiful hotel is unique and charming. With no two rooms alike, your experience will always be unique. Situated perfectly in Old Port District, you will find yourself a short walk away from award-winning restaurants and entertainment. This hotel was even featured on New Englands Inn and Resorts


The Portland Harbor Hotel Amenities:

  • Complimentary Starbucks Coffee

  • Outdoor Fire Pit

  • Outdoor Dining

  • Handicapped Accessible

  • Pet Friendly ($100 per night per pet fee)

  • Complimentary Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi

  • Down Pillows

  • Duvets


The Portland Harbor Hotel Services:

  • On-Site Catering

  • Valet Parking for $38 a night


Visit their website here



#2 The Inn on Carleton

Photo of the exterior of the Inn on Carleton

If you are looking for something smaller and more quaint, this one is perfect for your romantic stay. This three-story inn is a restored Victorian home from 1869, featuring a gracious dining room and parlor. During the warmer months of the year, the backyard of this Inn boasts a beautiful English garden for your enjoyment.


The Inn on Carleton Amenities:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

  • Light breakfast, available daily from 8:30 to 10:00 AM

  • Free Parking

  • Private, En-Suite Bathrooms

  • Electric fireplaces in all guest rooms

  • Individually controlled heat and air-conditioning

  • Flatscreen TVs

  • C. O. Bigelow bath products

  • Access to English Garden and common areas


Visit their website here



#3 The Francis

The Francis Portland, Maine

This charming hotel and spa are located in the beautiful parkside neighborhood. It features 15 uniquely designed and furnished rooms in the renovated historic mansion. Owned and operated by fourth-generation Mainers, you and your partner are destined for a great time relaxing and enjoying what Portland has to offer.


The Francis Amenities:

  • Malin and Goetz bath amenities

  • Frette robes

  • Matouk blanket

  • Cuddledown duvet and pillows

  • Mini-bar

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

  • 24 Hour concierge

  • In-room art by local photographer Nicole Wolf

  • Remote-Controlled AC and Heat

  • In-room safe

  • Wall-mounted HD TV

  • Premium Bluetooth Bose Soundlink

  • Complimentary Parking

  • Pet-Friendly rooms (on the ground floor)

  • On-site Spa


Visit their website here



#4 The Press Hotel, Autograph Collection

The Press hotel

Located on the corner of Exchange and Congress streets, this beautiful hotel provides the perfect getaway. Each of the 110 guestrooms is inspired by a 1920’s writers office. A step outside the door, and you’ll find yourself perfectly situated in Portlands Old Port District. This hotel also features an Art gallery with work from local artists and it is open to the public.


The Press Hotel Amenities:

  • Sustainability

  • Meeting space

  • Bicycle rental

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Restaurant

  • Free Wifi

  • Room service

  • Service Request

  • Fitness center

  • Free coffee/tea

  • Wake up calls


Visit their website here



#5 The West End Inn

West End Inn, Maine

Enjoy classic hospitality and relaxed elegance in the Historic West End Neighborhood of Portland. This restored inn was originally constructed in 1871 and was converted to a bed and breakfast in 1984. All 6 of their guest rooms were recently renovated making this the perfect location to take your special someone for some peace and quiet. This three-story property boasts breathtaking views of Maine and the White Mountains of New Hampshire.


The West End Inn Amenities:

  • Complimentary breakfast

  • Wine and Beer bar

  • Guest access to a local fitness club

  • Streaming Cable and Netflix

  • Afternoon snacks

  • Guest lounge

  • Individually controlled AC

  • Free Wifi

  • Daily Housekeeping

  • Free off-street parking

  • Hairdryer

  • Earth-friendly Toiletries

  • Inon and ironing board


Visit their website here



#6 The Chadwick Bed & Breakfast

The Chadwick

Trying to find the perfect getaway in Portland? Well, the #1 bed and breakfast has it all. The Chadwick offers everything you need to have the perfect experience that is both pampering and romantic. With so much to explore in the greater Portland area, The Chadwick makes for a great home base. Each room has the special charm you need for the most comfortable lodging experience.


The Chadwick Amenities:

  • Private Bathroom

  • Gourmet breakfast or early morning bagged breakfast

  • Snacks and beverages

  • High-Speed Wifi

  • Complimentary access to Netflix, HuluPlus, and Amazon Prime Video

  • Garden with large fire pit, Adirondack chairs, and bubbling fountain

  • Off-street private parking and keyless front door entry

  • Option self-check-in and early checkout

  • 10-minute walk to the Arts District (art galleries, museums, and theatres)

  • 20-minute walk to the Old Port (shopping and city tours)


Visit their website here



#7 The Mercury

The Mercury Kitchenette

This modern and sustainable inn offers and unique hospitality experience. Located right in the heart of Portland’s parkside neighborhood, this bed and breakfast is perfect for someone wanting to sustainably visit this beautiful city. The Mercury boasts four renovated bedroom suites with access to a shared kitchenette, making this a simple yet comfortable way to experience all the city has to offer.


The Mercury Amenities:

  • En-suite bathroom

  • Locally-sourced continental breakfast

  • 24-hour, keyless entry to the premises and your room

  • High-speed wireless internet access

  • Concierge service

  • Eco-friendly shower and body products

  • Shared kitchenette and dining area accessible at all times

  • Bathrobes

  • Cable TV

  • Custom climate control


Visit their website here



#8 The Inn at Diamond Cove

The Inn at Diamond Cove

The Inn at Diamond Cove has it all. This private island is home to a Maine getaway rich in history and beauty. Just a 30-min ferry ride from Portlands Old Port district, this inn is the grand centerpiece of the cove. These former army barracks were renovated and restored with great detail in 2015. Guests staying here can enjoy walking trails, secluded beaches, yoga, and much much more. This destination is perfect for a romantic getaway for those with a taste for luxury.


The Inn at Diamond Cove Amenities:

  • Tennis courts

  • Basketball courts

  • Heated outdoor pool

  • Balconies in select rooms

  • Microwave and minifridge

  • Kitchenettes in select rooms

  • Duckpin bowling

  • Hot tub

  • Game room

  • Playground

  • Cabana bar

  • Outdoor fire pit

  • Yoga Studio


The Inn at Diamond Cove Services

  • Grab and go pantry

  • Starbucks coffee bar


Visit their website here



#9 The Regency Hotel and Spa

The Regency Hotel and Spa

This hotel brings together elegance and charm in an unforgettable fashion. Located in the Old Port district, The Regency offers an unforgettable visit. Whether you are here for only a few days or a few weeks, this hotel has everything you need for the perfect romantic vacation. Surrounded by 19th-century shops and boutiques, you are certain to feel at home at the hotel voted “Best Historic Hotel of the Year” by Historic Hotels of America


The Regency Hotel and Spa Amenities:

  • Seasonal concierge

  • Eighteen95 restaurant

  • Complimentary access to fitness studio

  • Complimentary high-speed Wifi access

  • Pet-friendly accommodations

  • Armory Lounge

  • Complimentary shuttle transportation

  • On-site business services

  • On-site full-service spa and fitness studio

  • Valet Parking

  • Laundry and Dry-Cleaning services


Visit their website here

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