Get an overview of this hotel3-star family-friendly hotel near Portland Observatory


This family-friendly Portland hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum and Portland Observatory. Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Children's Museum of Maine are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

An indoor pool, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, a free airport shuttle, and a free manager's reception. Additionally, a spa tub, a 24-hour business center, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 179 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and kitchens. Sofa beds and dining areas are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront provides a spa tub and a fitness center. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast and manager's reception are offered (may not be available daily). A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 3000 square feet (279 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers barbecue grills, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. An area shuttle within 3 mi and a roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times are complimentary for guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 179 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 279 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Free reception 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Sofa bed size 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast. The hotel offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 12 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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