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The Francis, a historic landmark, is located in Portland's Bramhall neighborhood, near Art District. Guests can enjoy the spa.

Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. Located on the second floor, The Spa at The Francis features a menu of full body massages and locally sourced scrubs.

Museums, galleries, theaters, skating rinks, craft breweries and boutiques are within a 0.9 mi radius of the property. Portland International Jetport Airport is 3.2 mi from The Francis.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The Francis has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 11, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free parking available at the hotel


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Portland Exposition Building
    0.3 miles
  • Portland Stadium
    0.4 miles
  • Victoria Mansion
    0.5 miles
  • Wadsworth Longfellow House
    0.6 miles
  • Merrill Auditorium
    0.8 miles
  • Casco Bay
    0.8 miles
  • Portland Downtown Historic District
    0.8 miles
  • Arts District
    1.2 miles
  • Portland Observatory
    1.4 miles
  • Back Cove Historic District
    1.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Pai Men Miyake
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Chaval
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar LFK
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Floods
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Tandem Coffee & Bakery
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Bramhall Pub
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Aquaboggan Water Park
    9.8 miles
  • Old Orchard Beach
    10 miles
  • Old Orchard Beach Pier
    10.9 miles
  • Palace Playland
    10.9 miles
  • Pirate's Cove
    11.2 miles
  • Funtown Splashtown USA
    11.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Portland International Jetport
    2 miles
  • Pease International Tradeport
    48.5 miles
  • Augusta State Airport
    51.8 miles
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Amenities of The Francis
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Temporary art galleries
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Francis takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 11 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
$35 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
$35 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

Please note, the standard king room is accessible by climbing three steps after exiting the elevator.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

This property is located in a residential area, and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

Please inform The Francis of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Spa/wellness center is closed from Tue, Apr 13, 2021 until Fri, Jul 09, 2021

FAQs about The Francis

  • Room options at The Francis include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The Francis is 0.9 miles from the center of Portland.

  • The prices at The Francis may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Francis by:

    • Car 12min

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

  • The Francis offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Couples' massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Back massage
    • Full-body massage