Portland Observatory is a short stroll from Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront, and other popular attractions like Wadsworth-Longfellow House are within a mile (2 km). This 179-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. In the historical district, it's also near Children's Museum of Maine and Portland Museum of Art.


Start your day off right with a free full breakfast. The bar/lounge is a great place to grab a drink, or mingle with other guests at the free manager's reception.


All 179 air-conditioned accommodations feature kitchens and space to spread out with dining areas and sitting areas. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus LCD TVs with digital channels and DVD players. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Sofa beds, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront have access to an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. If you drive, self parking is USD 18 per day, or you can take advantage of the free airport shuttle at scheduled times. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 2 meeting rooms, and a conference center.


  • Walking distance to Portland Observatory
  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge

Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront

145 Fore Street Portland ME 04101

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront provides a spa tub and a 24-hour fitness center. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast as well as a complimentary manager's reception (may not be available daily). A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 3000 square feet (279 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, barbecue grills, and coffee/tea in a common area. 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) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 279 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Free reception 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3000 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • 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  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

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


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

Room Amenities

Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront offers 179 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations have separate sitting areas and are furnished with double sofa beds. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Accommodations at this 3-star hotel have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Digital TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • 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 24-hour fitness center.

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

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


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 18 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Residence Inn Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront
  • Residence Inn Marriott Waterfront Hotel Portland Downtown

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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