Historic Lodging in Greater Portland & Near Casco Bay Maine (ME) - Hotels, Inns, Resorts
163 Danforth Street
Portland, ME, 04104
A provocative history lends charm to this Portland lodging
Since 1823, the Danforth inn has played a variety of roles in this beautiful city by the sea. A bootlegger’s hideaway during prohibition, a boarding school, and Episcopal housing with hard luck stories to tell, the Inn has become a glamorous setting special events and memorable times. Guest rooms include a private bathroom, air conditioning, a working fireplace, wireless internet access, premium spa-quality robes, and televisions. Guests enjoy off street parking, full access to the wood-paneled billiard room, the unique rooftop cupola, and hospitality rooms, a deck and a private garden on the upper floors. Savor Southeast Asian cuisine prepared artfully at Tempo Dulu on site and order up a “Jakarta,” the best cocktail in the US according to StarChefs in 2015.
22 McKinley Court
Portland, ME, 04109
History beckons while the lodging comforts.
Stay in the heart of Maine’s coastal history from the moment you embark from Portland’s Old Port district on a short voyage across beautiful Casco Bay. The Inn is set on Diamond Cove on Great Diamond Island and astride Diamond’s Edge, formerly an artistic retreat community rich in charm and history. Here is Fort McKinley, constructed in Portland Harbor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to protect Maine's principal city. Select from 44 deluxe guest rooms and suites while the outdoor pool, fitness room and activity center and a short walk to Diamonds Edge Restaurant and the full service marina will keep you moving. For fun and sundries you’ll find the General Store, scenic trails, and Pebble Beach.