The Francis

The Francis

747 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102, United States
+1 207 844 7471

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based on 94 reviews

The Francis
Fri 11/25
Tue 11/29

About The Francis

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Located in Portland (Parkside), The Francis is within a 10-minute walk of Deering Oaks Park and Portland Museum of Art. Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.

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Amenities at The Francis

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Air purifiers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Spa

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack


  • Wine glasses
  • Refrigerator

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Great location. Small boutique feel.


747 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102

What's nearby

  • Neal S. Dow House91 yd
  • Portland Club0.3 mi
  • Portland Museum of Art0.4 mi
  • Children's Museum of Maine0.4 mi
  • Hadlock Field0.5 mi
  • Maine College of Art0.5 mi
  • Victoria Mansion0.5 mi
  • Wadsworth-Longfellow House0.6 mi
  • Cumberland County Civic Center0.6 mi
  • Monument Square0.6 mi
  • Southworth Planetarium0.7 mi
  • Merrill Auditorium0.8 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Francis

  • The Francis is located at 747 Congress Street, 0.9 miles from the center of Portland. Neal S. Dow House is the closest landmark to The Francis.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Francis.

  • Yes, The Francis offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, The Francis offers free parking.

  • The Francis is 2 miles from Portland. The Francis is 48.1 miles from Portsmouth Pease Intl.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Francis in Portland and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Francis and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Francis.

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Distance to city center

0.9 mi

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