The Francis

The Francis

209 Ratings
Portland (ME)

Why We Like It

  • In the historic Mellen E. Bolster House, with painstaking attention to detail to restore it to its original character.
  • Small and welcoming, taking its design cues from the history and culture of Portland.
  • All those great sites, craft beer and cocktails wearing you out? Refresh yourself at The Spa at The Francis.


15 rooms.
Complimentary WiFi.
Self-parking $15/night.
No fitness center.
Dogs OK, $35/night.
Spa services available, 60-minute massage $95.
Room approximately 240 sq ft.
40" flat-screen TV.
Minibar — Allagash $6, Barr Hill $38 and Maine Vintage $3.
Bath products by Malin & Goetz.
Drinks served at Wayside Tavern.
Wayside Tavern serves American cuisine, main courses $23-28.

What Our Bookers Think

97% Liked It (209 Ratings)
Andrew S.
Easy to park, great location. Comfortable clean room. Great experience!
10 months ago

Need to Know

  • COVID-19: Please review the travel advisories that affect your destination.
  • Rate displayed is per night, per room. Each room is guaranteed to fit 2 people. Extra guests are at the hotel’s discretion and may be subject to additional fees.
  • Check-in 3pm. Check-out 11am.
  • 21+ to book.
  • Photo ID and credit card required at check-in.
  • 100% non-smoking rooms.
  • Resort fee of $15 per night per room collected by hotel.
  • After you book, the hotel will email you to confirm check-in time and instructions. If you don’t get an email, or are booking same-day, contact the hotel directly at 207-772-7485 or
  • We do not verify reviews.
  • This room may not meet your accessibility needs. Accessibility requests can be made directly to the hotel, and are subject to hotel approval and availability.

Your Stay

Mon, Oct 3
Tue, Oct 4
Mon, Oct 3 – Tue, Oct 4