Experience the New England coast on a budget at Motel 6 Portland. Located just off Interstate 95 in the western suburbs of Maine’s largest city, it offers straightforward accommodation within five miles of downtown. It boasts ample free truck parking.
Colorful remodeled rooms feature wood-effect floors, air-conditioning, flat-screen cable TV with free expanded channels, an en suite bathroom with shower, free local calls and paid Wi-Fi. Accessible rooms are available too.
Facilities comprise a 24-hour reception, launderette and elevators. Kids can stay free at this pet-friendly property.
Morning coffee is free at reception, where there are also vending machines. Guests can discover a wide choice of restaurants just a short walk away.
Motel 6 Portland is about 15 minutes’ drive from the city’s historic Old Port district. Portland International Jetport is about ten minutes’ drive away and it’s about three miles from the University of New England – Westbrook College Campus.
Many guests thought the location was convenient as it was next to Interstate 95 and just steps away from a wide choice of shopping and dining options. Motorists said there was easy access to the airport and downtown Portland for attractions like the Old Port district.
Cheap and cheerful
The rooms were reportedly functional but many guests appreciated the way they had been modernized with wood-effect flooring, fresh decor and flat-screen TVs. Visitors often felt the rooms were more than satisfactorily clean and comfortable for a shorter stay. With its affordable rates and freebies like parking and a pet-friendly policy, many reviewers said their stays at this no frills motel represented decent value for money.
Customer service praised
Reviewers often paid tribute to the customer service, describing personnel on the front desk as helpful, friendly and efficient. Many travelers said they experienced a swift check-in. .
Irritating noises and smells reported
Unpleasant smells like cleaning product odors and stale smoke were a bugbear for some reviewers. Thin walls were blamed for enabling noises from corridors and adjacent rooms to be audible, which was a gripe for some light sleepers as was occasional traffic noise from the freeway. .
Some criticism of cleanliness and maintenance
Some critics were underwhelmed by the cleanliness standards, claiming they encountered issues like stained sheets, floors could have been cleaner and mold in some bathrooms plus accumulations of hair and dust. A few reviewers said the motel's pest prevention measures weren't up to scratch. There were also maintenance issues reported like occasional weak water pressure or slow-draining water. .
Guests disliked Wi-Fi fees
Guests were annoyed by the additional fees for access to the Wi-Fi network. Furthermore, it was occasionally claimed that the service was beset by slow speeds and a spotty signal. .
WiFi in public areas
Free WiFi in public areas
Free WiFi (rooms)
Arrival / Departure
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 12:00
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