Portland, Maine, has become a hotspot for weekend getaways and vacations on the coast. From top-rated restaurants to lighthouse tours, ferry rides and breweries galore, our state offers ample opportunities to spend the day on the water.

The hotels downtown are no exception.

Not only do they boast harbor views from the waterfront, but they are also home to dignified restaurants inside, rooftop bars, and are resting right in the heart of our beloved downtown city just steps away from all your vacation needs.

What part of Portland, Maine, should I stay?

Whether you're sitting at Canopy's Luna rooftop bar or riding around the city on a Holiday Inn complimentary bike, Portland hotels will exceed your expectations for a vibrant and memorable trip to the coast.

And the ones that have a great view of the waterfront are just one solid option for experiencing the city.

Looking for hotels near the Portland, Maine, waterfront

We've created a list of hotels with some of the best views of the waterfront and even some directly on the waterfront.

From the Portland Harbor Hotel to the Press Hotel and more, there are a bunch of options that will have you taking out your phone to capture some Instagram-worthy images of Portland.

Have a look. You never know, it could be your next vacation spot. (And there are lots of great things to do from checking out the lighthouses to dining at authentic Italian restaurants to finding the best happy hours right in the area.)

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