Travel + Leisure

Portland, Maine’s Coolest Neighborhood Just Got a New Boutique Hotel — and It’s Got a Wellness Focus, Too

The Longfellow Hotel is Portland, Maine’s first independent, full-service hotel in more than 20 years. With peak tourist season on the horizon in Portland, Maine, the city has welcomed its newest boutique hotel just in time.

New York Post

Inside the best new hotels opening in Maine this summer

Up in Portland — whose airport welcomes several direct flights from NYC every day — the long-anticipated, newly built Longfellow opened this month. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the five- story, 48-room stay puts a focus squarely on wellness.

New York Times

36 Hours: Portland, Maine

The elements that make this New England city such an attractive place to visit — a dynamic creative economy, juxtaposition of the old and the new, and the distinctive character of a working waterfront — endure.

Condé Nast Traveler

Longfellow Hotel: First In

A brand new boutique hotel in the heart of Portland’s charming West End, complete with a fabulous lobby bar, spa, and Scandi-Maine-ian rooms? Say less.

Town & Country

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This new independent, family owned and operated hotel takes to heart the philosophy of its namesake, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who once wrote, “In character, in manners, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” Think less a modernist aesthetic here, more a certain timeless New England restraint.


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Close your eyes and picture a summer setting—and if it includes the sights, sounds, and smells of the sea coupled with al fresco meals and sun-drenched activities, take this as your sign to book a trip to Portland, Maine. 


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Named after Portland, Maine’s most famous bard, the newly opened hotel The Longfellow hews closely to the poet’s naturalistic impulses. Each of the 48 rooms, designed by the Post Company, balances New England plainspokenness with luxurious modern touches.


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Post Company, whose previous projects include Inness and the Lake House on Canandaigua, was inspired by both Portland’s historic West End architecture as well as Maine’s rugged eastern coastline when designing the new Longfellow Hotel.

Architectural Digest

The 20 Best New Design Hotels Opening Around the World

Named for hometown hero Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the Longfellow Hotel will be the first independent full-service hotel to open in Portland, Maine, in 20 years.


The Best Places To Eat, Drink and Stay in Portland, Maine

The 48 rooms come with wide-plank hardwood floors, organic-wool blankets from Camden-based Swans Island Co. and midcentury modern-inspired TRNK furniture.

Hosptiality Design

The Longfellow Hotel To Open in Portland, Maine

The residentially inspired design will nod to the neighborhood’s historic Victorian and Italianate architecture, with interiors characterized by a pared-back minimalist sensibility and materials that channel the rugged natural splendor of Maine.

Luxury Travel Magazine

The Longfellow Hotel to Open in Portland, Maine

The Longfellow was designed with a residential feel in mind, with nods to Portland’s historic West End architecture and character. Post Company’s interiors underscore paired-back minimalism with gestures of materiality related to Maine’s distinctive environment.


The Longfellow Hotel Will Open In Portland, Maine

The hotel is named for Portland-born poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of America’s most-beloved bards. The Longfellow will be a five-story ground-up building located at 754 Congress envisioned by brothers Nate and Tony DeLois of Uncommon Hospitality with interior design by Post Company.