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Portland, Maine
1 review
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This was the most magnifcent motel 6 I have ever had the pleasure of staying at. The staff at Motel 6 are smart,kind funny and caring! The past few weeks have been amazing whenever we leave the staff says "Have a great day" and when we come back they say "Goodnight". In the morning they come to the door and... More 

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Thank Micaih
North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was good. I slept well. the rooms were clean.The staff are great. it is a good location not to far from Old Port. And stores you can walk to. Good coffee in the morning. I would stay again..

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Thank Simon S
Machias, Maine, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The whole place smells so gross! We had a tiny room (1 queen bed). At check in, the girl we had was rude to us. No one looked happy to work there. The guy that worked at night was probably annoyed by us, but that doesn't mean you can't help people!

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Thank Leighann P
6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Motel 6 Portland, responded to this review

Leighann, Thank you for sharing your concerns. Please know the service issues you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for the service issues... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Comfortable beds, clean room and bathroom. Friendly staff. They try to do their best to satisfy the customers needs. Nothing I didn't like. My stay was very comfortable. I would definitely return to this Motel 6!!!

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Thank Kateryna G
Fredericton, Canada
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Upon arrival in the lobby I was grunted at by the front desk clerk. No more words were spoken, but a receipt and a room card were handed to me. The elevator ride was interesting as it thumped its way to the fourth floor and jerked to a noisy stop. Jerky enough that the dirt on the floor of the... More 

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4 Thank RikThurnheer
Westfield, New Jersey
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The most disgusting motel I have ever stayed at. It should be closed. Homeless people in the parking lot. No dryer, coffee pot, shampoo etc. Totally a DUMP! I was afraid to go to sleep, left the dump by 4 am. The smell in the room was smelling bo all night, or curry. Very disgusting. Looked like they sell the... More 

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3 Thank Lighthouse123
Miramichi, Canada
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Econo traveling after a long day of driving and this location is what it is. A decent spot to lay your head and carry on the next day. Close to local amenities and highway exits. Again, if it is a 5 star a experience you are looking for, this is not it. If you need a place to recharge and... More 

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Thank Miramichi1976
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

On September 9th at around 9:15 p.m. I was in the lobby to ask why the internet wasn't working. when a woman ran out of the elevator yelling I need help I need help my brother is turning blue and isn't breathing. the front desk receptionist called 911 while Michelle the general manager ran up to the 4th floor. a... More 

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1 Thank Mandie K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Clean room. That's the most important. You get the basic. It has the lowest price in the area 80$/night. The service is too serious and they dont really care about much but giving you the key. The night we stayed the wifi wasnt working at all. So if you are flying next day and you have to check your bookings....... More 

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Moncton
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53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Don't expect a 5 star, luxury hotel, but if you're just stopping in for a good night's sleep and a shower, you can't beat the value. Nothing fancy. Rooms have a 'college dorm' feel. Paid wifi. Free parking.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Portland

Address: 1 Riverside Street, I-95 at Larrabee Road, Exit #48, Portland, ME 04102
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $85 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Portland 2*
Number of rooms: 126
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“Have a wonderful stay!”
 of 5 bubbles Micaih, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to book the side facing away from the highway”
  • I think someone stole some paintings
  • Spacious shower
  • The glorious dumper!
  • Matching avocado-green walls and sheets
 of 5 bubbles RikThurnheer, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here, gross.”
 of 5 bubbles Lighthouse123, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are smoking rooms on fourth floor. My 3rd floor room was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Vt_folks, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do Not Stay at This Dump”
 of 5 bubbles 393annl, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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