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  Hart Hotel's Portland Harbor Hotel
Recognized as Portland’s Best


PORTLAND, MAINE – February 11, 2004 - The Portland Harbor Hotel has been designated a Four Diamond Hotel by the Automobile Association of America. The designation makes the hotel the top-rated hotel in Portland, Maine.
“Our original goal when we designed the Portland Harbor Hotel was to be the premier lodging destination in Portland, so we are thrilled that AAA has recognized the quality of this special location with its Four Diamond rating,” David P. Hart, chief executive of Hart Hotels, Inc., said. “From the intimate garden to our four-star restaurant and luxurious rooms, we want to ensure our guest’s every comfort.”

Portland Harbor Hotel
468 Fore Street
Portland, Maine
Opened in the summer of 2002, the hotel is located in the historic Old Port district of the city. The 100 deluxe rooms and suites were designed to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers. Featuring the utmost in luxury, every room in the Portland Harbor Hotel offers 250 thread-count cotton linens, feather pillows and down comforters, plush robes and towels, oversized bathrooms with granite surrounds, upscale bath products, cable and digital music. Those visiting the hotel on business will find their guest quarters fully equipped with ample desk space, a cordless two-line speakerphone and high-speed Internet access.

As designated by AAA, Four Diamond hotels are upscale in all areas including an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail.

In addition to upscale rooms amenities, the hotel offers many additional attractive features. Nestled among the cobblestone streets, shopping and galleries of the Old Port district, the Portland Harbor Hotel is not only a place to spend the night, but also a place to enjoy the senses. Eve’s Restaurant, the hotels gourmet dining experience provides an intimate place to enjoy a meal and sample the extensive wine list. In season, guests can dine al fresco in the beautifully landscaped garden.

Hart Hotels, Inc., headquartered in Buffalo, NY operates 12 hotel properties in five states including New York, Maine, Florida, Utah and Vermont. For more information visit their website at Hart Hotels, Inc. is an independent hospitality company, which has franchised affiliations with InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton Hotels and US Franchise Systems.


Heather Strauss
General Manager

Also See: Hart Hotels Completes $8 million Holiday Inn Express at Buffalo, N.Y., Airport / August 2003
Developers of the Portland Harbor Hotel Betting on Location, Location, Location / July 2002

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