Olympia Companies Hilton Garden Inn Portland

The Hilton Garden Inn – Portland - a 120-room, 975 sf meeting space property is Portland’s closest hotel to the bustling waterfront. Our location is across the street from Casco Bay Ferry Terminal, steps from boutiques, shops and restaurants in the Historic Old Port District.  Portland, Maine is a favorite travel destination for visitors from around the world. Live music performances are found nearby at the Cumberland County Civic Center, State Theatre, The Maine State Pier, Thompson Point and Merrill Auditorium. With award-winning dining, nightlife, historic sites, picturesque waterfront, art galleries, cultural activities, annual festivals and events and much more, there are plenty of things to do in and around the city! 

Reasons to join us this summer:

·        Great wage- $10.68 per hour!

·        Employer provides housing!

·        Employer provides transport to work!

·        Employer hires groups up to 4!

·        Spend your summer working near lots of beautiful beaches and cultural opportunities!

·        Enjoy the growing world-class restaurants of Portland!

About Portland, Maine:                  

Portland is the largest city in state of Maine and the county seat of Cumberland County. Tourists visit Portland's historic Old Port district along Portland Harbor, and the Arts District, which runs along Congress Street in the center of the city. Portland is home to many acclaimed restaurants and bars. During the summer you can enjoy any of the free concerts and activities that take place at Portland’s Monument Square.  Live music performances are found nearby at the Cumberland County Civic Center, State Theatre and Merrill Auditorium. For a cultural experience, visit the nearby Portland Museum of Art, with the largest collection of European art north of Boston, or take in some history with Maine’s oldest lighthouse, the Portland Head Light.

Public transportation operates regularly in Portland ME. Visit www.gpmetrobus.net for details on bus schedules.

Did you know?

·        Employer provides housing at the Clarion Hotel.  Housing is $125 per week, with a $200 deposit expected upon arrival. 

·        The Greater Portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, more than one-third of Maine's total population.

·        Portland is the closest transatlantic port to Europe.

·        Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Stephen King were both born in Portland.  Make sure to take a tour through Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s home.

·        Take a trip to Thompson’s Point, where you’ll find the International Cryptozoology Museum!

Weather in Portland, Maine:

Portland has a humid climate with warm summers. The monthly daily average temperature during the summer is 69.1 °F (20.6 °C) in July. Daily high temperatures rarely reach or exceed 90 °F (32 °C).  Temperatures can drop as low as 55°F (13°C) at night, so bringing layers is recommended.  Rain is also common in the summer, so pack a raincoat.  For more information about the weather, please visit www.weather.com.

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How to Get There

Please contact employer with travel information at least two weeks prior to arrival.  Students can fly into either Boston Logan Airport (BOS) or Portland International Jetport (PWM).

Boston Logan Airport (BOS)

·        Employer recommends this travel schedule. Flying into Boston should be the cheapest airfare.  Once landing in Boston, students can take the Concord Coach Lines to Portland, ME.  They will need to purchase a ticket, which shouldn’t cost more than $35 US.

Portland International Jetport (PWM)

·        PWM is the closest airport to your final destination.  Once landing in Portland, students can take an Uber, Lyft, or taxi to their destination, if they do not already have transportation arranged with the employer.