Portland, Maine is an exciting destination filled with amazing restaurants that serve up local lobster, it hosts many arts and cultural performances throughout the year, and it’s a hot spot for the craft beer scene. With lighthouses, dog-friendly establishments, and charming Airbnbs to stay at, no trip to New England is complete without at least a few days here. Consider these top Portland Airbnbs for your next trip!

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Charming Apartment Steps from MMC Kitchen at Charming Apartment Steps from MMC
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Kitchen at Charming Apartment Steps from MMC

Charming Apartment Steps from MMC

Traveling couples enjoy staying at this apartment near Maine Medical Center, Western Promenade, and lots of neighborhoods and bars. You’ll also be about a mile’s walk from downtown Portland. The apartment is on the third floor and has a small deck, and new furniture and appliances. Guests here have access to Netflix on the Smart TV, air conditioning, basic kitchen items, and fresh towels and linens.

House Your Group House Your Group
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House Your Group

House Your Group

If you’re traveling to Portland with a big group (up to 10 guests), then this Airbnb is a great choice. This entire house is yours with four bedrooms, six beds, and two baths. Guests enjoy a well-stocked kitchen with all the essentials, private back deck, and fenced-in yard. Bring your dog along! This popular Airbnb property has a basketball hoop with a half-court, laundry facilities on the first floor, a grill, picnic area, cable, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth speakers for guests to use when they book the house.

Cozy & Quiet Modern Cottage Entryway at Cozy & Quiet Modern Cottage
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Entryway at Cozy & Quiet Modern Cottage

Cozy & Quiet Modern Cottage

Couples and solo travelers can also stay at this cottage with one bed and one bath. This cottage is in a quiet neighborhood that’s about a 10-minute drive from downtown Portland. The famous Allagash Brewing is just a mile away, while other bars and restaurants are within a half mile. The cottage has a modern rustic vibe because of the antiques, handmade furniture, and USB ports for charging devices. Guests also have access to the deck. Keep in mind that the shower is somewhat small by American standards.

Classic Yacht in the Old Port View of Classic Yacht in the Old Port
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View of Classic Yacht in the Old Port

Classic Yacht in the Old Port

For a truly unique place to stay that celebrates Portland’s seaside culture, book this yacht in the Old Port. This is a classic ’65 Chris Craft in the heart of downtown Portland and can accommodate up to four guests. The boat remains at the marina and is not meant to be driven by guests. Onboard, you’ll have a small refrigerator and a lovely deck to enjoy the outdoors. The marina where the boat is parked has nice restroom and shower facilities. Some of the best restaurants in the city are within walking distance of the boat.

Huge One-Bedroom in Downtown Portland Exterior of Huge One-Bedroom in Downtown Portland
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Exterior of Huge One-Bedroom in Downtown Portland

Huge One-Bedroom in Downtown Portland

Up to four guests can stay in this apartment at the edge of the west end and downtown. It is located inside an 1875 classic Victorian building and surrounded by beautiful historical architecture. The space has retro flair, simple furnishings, and easy street parking. Stay here for an affordable Airbnb that’s in a great location. The apartment is on the second floor and requires climbing stairs. Guests staying at least three nights can use the washer and dryer facilities.

Cute Studio Minutes from Downtown Kitchen at Cute Studio Minutes from Downtown
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Kitchen at Cute Studio Minutes from Downtown

Cute Studio Minutes from Downtown

This studio apartment is well-suited for one or two guests and built with fun tiny home features, like a Murphy bed and small bathroom. It also comes with an equipped kitchen, air conditioning, off-street parking, and linens. This is an affordable and clean place to stay with easy access to the city and perfect for a weekend trip.

Port City Nest Sitting area at Port City Nest
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Sitting area at Port City Nest

Port City Nest

If you’re traveling with up to four guests, consider staying at this chic apartment. The apartment has two bedrooms that are charming with vintage touches. You’ll be just a five-minute walk to the beginning of downtown when you stay here. There’s a yoga room here next to the balcony, and the apartment cleaner only uses eco-friendly and non-toxic products. Guests here also have access to the coin-operated washer and dryer in the basement.

Breathtaking Modern Penthouse with Water Views View from Modern Penthouse
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View from Modern Penthouse

Breathtaking Modern Penthouse with Water Views

Meanwhile, this Airbnb apartment is great for two guests and solo travelers with one bed and one bath. You’ll be close to public transportation, parks, and nightlife when you stay here. It’s a penthouse suite in the heart of the Old Port with its own private deck and ocean views. You can walk to restaurants, bars, and shops from here and find off-street parking nearby. If you enjoy cooking through, there’s a full kitchen on site with a gas range to make your own meals.

Beautiful Historic Row House Street view of Beautiful Historic Row House
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Street view of Beautiful Historic Row House

Beautiful Historic Row House

You can stay in a lovely historic area of Portland when you book this apartment with two bedrooms and one bath. Up to six guests can stay in this 19th-century townhouse in the heart of the city. It is in a very walkable location to get to dining, museums, and galleries. Your host welcomes all types of travelers here and is dedicated to making your stay comfortable and memorable.

Garrison Cove Studio Outside seating at Garrison Cove Studio
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Outside seating at Garrison Cove Studio

Garrison Cove Studio

This rare waterfront studio is in the historic Stroudwater neighborhood and available for up to two guests on Airbnb. This is a relaxing place to enjoy your coffee on a river swing or enjoy some wine in the backyard grape arbor. The space is about a 10-minute drive from Portland’s Old Port and comes with all the comforts of home, as well as light breakfast staples.

Three-Bedroom House in the Heart of Portland Three-Bedroom House in the Heart of Portland
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Three-Bedroom House in the Heart of Portland

Three-Bedroom House in the Heart of Portland

This three-bedroom house is available on Airbnb for up to six guests in the up-and-coming East End/Munjoy Hill neighborhood. It features open-concept spaces, second and third-floor balconies, a two-car garage, and free off-street parking. The house spans three levels and has a fully stocked kitchen, as well as a TV with access to Netflix, Amazon, and Chromecast. This is a great pick for families because the host can provide a pack-and-play, toys, games, and books for little ones.

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