Hotels in South Portland, Maine

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South Portland overview

South Portland is a budget-friendly place distinct for its museums and sports, and known for its port and shops. You'll appreciate the coffee and bar choices. Take in some local culture at popular places like Portland Museum of Art and Children's Museum of Maine. Popular attractions like Victoria Mansion and Wadsworth-Longfellow House are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, South Portland is for you.

Where to stay in South Portland

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, South Portland has options to suit everyone's style. There are 142 hotels in the South Portland area and you can shop as many as 28 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 35%.
  • • 35 2-star hotels with an average price of $55 per night
  • • 65 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 25 4-star hotels with an average price of $135 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 19321 user reviews of South Portland hotels:
  • • Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport (South Portland)
  • • Hampton Inn Portland Airport (South Portland)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites South Portland (South Portland)
  • • Marriott Portland at Sable Oaks (South Portland)
  • • Comfort Inn Airport (South Portland)

How to get to South Portland

Fly in to Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from downtown South Portland.

What to see around South Portland

Fun activities like exploring the port and sporting events are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Hadlock Field
  • • Fitzpatrick Stadium
  • • Cumberland County Civic Center
  • • Scarborough Downs
  • • Beech Ridge Motor Speedway
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Southworth Planetarium
  • • Joker's Family Fun and Games
  • • Aquaboggan Water Park
  • • Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure Park
  • • Funtown Splashtown USA
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Maine Military Museum
  • • Portland Fire Museum
  • • International Cryptozoology Museum
  • • Portland Museum of Art
  • • Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Maine Mall
  • • LL Bean Flagship Store
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Victoria Mansion
  • • Children's Museum of Maine
  • • Wadsworth-Longfellow House
  • • University of Southern Maine
  • • Portland Observatory

When to visit South Portland

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 47°F day, 13°F night
  • • April-June: 77°F day, 30°F night
  • • July-September: 79°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 64°F day, 15°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.9 inches
  • • April-June: 12.1 inches
  • • July-September: 10.5 inches
  • • October-December: 13.8 inches