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Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront

December 03, 2014 11:30 ET

Portland, Maine Hotel Is the Ideal Place to Celebrate the Holidays

Spend the Holidays at the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront

PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwired - Dec 3, 2014) - This month, Portland, Maine, is celebrating the holiday season with fantastic cultural events, shopping, and shows. Take advantage of Portland's great holiday events at the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront, a waterfront hotel in Portland, Maine.

This month, downtown Portland will be transformed into a holiday winter wonderland, with beautiful light displays, great shopping, and exciting shows -- and the hotel in downtown Portland, Maine, will be in the heart of the action. The Maine State Ballet will be performing the classic holiday ballet, The Nutcracker, through December 7th. The Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform the Magic of Christmas, a big band holiday extravaganza, through December 21st. This month the first Friday art walk, a monthly event where art galleries and shops open their doors to the public, will be holiday themed.

Families will love exploring the Children's Museum, taking a scenic waterfront train ride along Casco Bay on the Polar Express, and painting pottery and creating crafts. Victoria Mansion, which will be decorated for the season with lights, decorations, and holiday pop-up shops that showcase local artists and artisans, is also a great attraction for families.

Shopping fanatics will love frequenting the area's fantastic stores. Downtown Portland is home to quaint shops where you'll find unique gifts, while nearby Freeport is home to over 200 upscale outlet stores. In addition to offering great sales, the L.L. Bean store in Freeport will be decked out in Christmas lights for the Northern Lights Celebration. There's even a Shop, Eat, and Be Merry event, where shoppers can enjoy a glass of wine at each store, on December 11th.

Located in the heart of vibrant downtown, near Portland, Maine's, Old Port, the hotel is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays. Guests can explore the nearby Old Port, which is full of great shops, restaurants, and bars, or check out some nearby attractions like the Portland Museum of Art, Portland Head Light, and Victoria Mansion. The new hotel in downtown Portland, Maine, offers spacious rooms, a high-tech fitness center and indoor pool, a healthy restaurant, and a sleek lobby.

About the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Maine, the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront is a modern, new hotel with modern facilities and impeccable service. This hotel offers complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the rooms and public areas, a healthy restaurant called The Bistro, fitness center, swimming pool, and valet parking. The new state-of-the-art lobby features free Wi-Fi, a flexible space that lets guests work or relax, and a GoBoard featuring the latest news, weather and airport conditions. The spacious guest rooms are outfitted with comfortable beds, large work desks, iPod docks, flatscreen TVs, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, coffee/tea service, and a mini-fridge. With 3 meeting rooms and a full suite of services for business travelers, the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront hotel is also the venue of choice for meetings and events in Portland.

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