Conveniently positioned Maine hotel with a variety of amenities and features
Situated at the Portland International Jetport, the Embassy Suites Portland Maine is just four miles from the downtown district, a journey that is made easy by Interstate 295. The 3-star establishment offers guests an assortment of features and amenities that are designed to offer the most comfortable stay possible.
Each of the propertys 119 guest suites is equipped with travel necessities as well as a number of home-away-from-home luxuries. Air-conditioning and wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel, whilst individual suites are fitted with modern technology and stylish furnishings.
Suites are divided into bedroom, bathroom, and living area. Both the bedroom and living area feature large televisions with cable channels as well as direct dial telephones. The bedroom is also equipped with an alarm clock that is capable of connecting to an iPod or MP3 player, blackout curtains, designer linens, and a hairdryer. A variety of pillows is available on request.
The living room features a work desk, kitchenette (with mini-fridge, microwave, and coffee maker), sofa-bed and comfortable lounging area. An in-room beverage caddy and designer toiletries are included as standard. Guests are welcome to order room service. Alternatively they can venture downstairs to Caf Stroudwater, the in-house restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A popular menu choice is the world-renowned local seafood.
A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning at the Embassy Suites Portland Maine whilst guests are invited to attend the Managers Reception each evening. A swimming pool and fitness room is on hand for those adhering to a strict exercise regime. A business center provides complimentary printing, as well as photocopying, faxing, and a number of meeting rooms which are ideal for corporate visitors to the state.
Those visiting Portland, ME for pleasure should make their way to the Old Port Area on Exchange Street, where a range of one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants can be found. The Waterfront is a popular destination for city tourists thanks to its picturesque appearance and its somewhat historical essence.
From the waterfront, guests can take a harbor cruise or head out a little further into Casco Bay. Some cruises also stop off at some of the quaint New England islands or seaside towns like Ogunquit.
The city also features a number of park and rural areas that are ideal for those that enjoy a spot of hiking and mountain biking.
Sports fans can mae a point of watching the Portland Sea Dogs, the AA minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, play at Hadlock Field between April and September. Other sports represented in the city include ice hockey, soccer, and basketball. The Maine Red Claws of the NBA D-League play at the Portland Exposition Building.
Other attractions in the area include the Maine Mall, which is the states largest shopping mall, the Portland Museum of Art, and the Children's Museum of Maine.
Visitors at the Embassy Suites Portland Maine can also take the I-95, which connects the city with Boston to the south and New Brunswick, Canada to the north.