Portland, Maine Hotels and Travel Guide
Nicknamed “The Forest City,” Portland, Maine, was founded by the English in 1623 on Casco Bay. If you’re looking for Portland, Maine, hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
• Extended Stay America Portland - Scarborough
Portland’s reputation as a great place to do business has been recognized on a number of fronts. The city ranked #32 out of 25,000 cities by INC Magazine in 2005 and just a year later made #20 on the same magazine’s “Boom Town List of Hottest Cities for Entrepreneurs.”
As the state’s largest city, Portland is also Maine’s economic capital and is the headquarters for a number of companies. Included among these is ImmuCell Corp., a biotechnology company specializing in animal health products. Also headquartered in Portland is Pioneer Telephone, a privately held long-distance service provider founded in 1989.
The international mail order retail giant L.L. Bean is headquartered nearby and operates an outlet store just nine miles from the Extended Stay America Portland - Scarborough hotel.
The Port of Portland is not only the largest tonnage port in New England, it is the nearest American port to Europe. In 2005, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ranked the Port of Portland as the largest foreign inbound tonnage transit port in the United States and the largest oil port on the U.S. East Coast.
If you ask any local Portlander, they will tell you that their city is among the best in the nation for exquisite food. In fact, the Maine Restaurant Association declares Portland home to about 230 restaurants.
If recreational activities, like golf or bowling, are part of your plans while in Portland, you will be happy to know that the Extended Stay America Portland - Scarborough is less than a mile from Nonesuch River Golf Club and just seven miles from Vacationland Bowling & Recreational Center.
Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, the Extended Stay America Portland - Scarborough hotel is a terrific choice.