Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Elegant Eastern Promenade Property Available for Thanksgiving and December

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Enjoy Downtown Portland at it's Best on Scenic Eastern Promenade

Step out your door to East End Beach! Walking and bicycling distance to the Old Port and numerous eateries, museums, tennis courts, playground, and scenic parks. Beautiful ocean view from your front porch bistro table.

Nicely furnished 2-bedroom, one bath, first floor apartment with granite/cherry kitchen with office nook, hardwood floors, period moldings, in-unit washer and dryer, and driveway parking for two cars. Outside balcony with panoramic views of Casco Bay.

Queen size bed in master bedroom, twin beds in guest room. Formal dining room. Occupancy limited to 4 persons.

Price is all-inclusive of electric, wireless internet, water, and basic cable.

Please read our reviews and see how former guests have enjoyed their vacations at 32 Congress!

More Details

Ann and Steve Kremer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018

About Ann and Steve Kremer

Portland Furnished Apartments has been owned and operated by Steve and Ann Kremer since 2000, when fate intervened and the pair met. At that time, Ann was a travelling Occupational Therapist with many extended assignments. She lived in quite a few furnished apartments, some of which were nice and comfortable like a home should be, and some of which weren’t. They decided there was a need for quality, safe housing for professionals and tourists visiting Maine under similar circumstances.

Steve is a CPA with a busy tax and accounting practice in the Old Port section of Portland. They are fortunate to split their time between their island beach house on Long Island, Maine (a few miles from Portland in Casco Bay) and wintering in the Naples, Florida area.

Thanks to Steve and Ann’s hard work and customer service, Portland Furnished Apartments has flourished. PFA now serves clients throughout the corporate world as well as those who come to Portland simply to enjoy Maine’s climate and lifestyle.

Ann and Steve Kremer purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Ann and Steve Kremer chose East End


What makes this apartment unique

Staying at 32 Congress gives you an urban fix without giving up the ocean breeze. Walk or bicycle to the Old Port allow the Eastern Promenade waterfront trail. (There is room for bicycle storage in the basement.)


East End Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
Portland--Maine's largest city is considered small by national standards—its population is just 64,000—but its character, spirit, and appeal make it feel much larger. In fact, it is a cultural and economic center for a metropolitan area of 230,000 residents—almost one-quarter of Maine's entire population.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

87% Complete
12% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Elegant Eastern Promenade Property Available for Thanksgiving and December
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
Poughkeepsie, NY

Five stars all the way!

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! Beautiful home that is well maintained and well equipped with all your needs. Great owners to deal with.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being excellent guests. We are always pleased when our guests enjoy their stay.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Very clean unit and location was perfect for walking.

  • 4 of 5

Helpful and friendly hosts. Location was so easy to get to from I-295 and to local destinations. Close to restaurants and harbor. We loved hanging out at the Promenade Park...a place good to walk and view the Cisco bay and the magnificent old homes nearby. Thanks again Ann & Steve for your gracious hospitality.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Perfect Portland Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying in this great rental for our week long stay in Portland. It is the absolute perfect location! We loved the walk-ability of this home. From the gorgeous promenade to the many shops, restaurants and bars in Old Port all within walking distance, we could have easily gone without a car. Thanks to Ann and Steve for being such great hosts :)

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Erika. You were excellent guests. You left our home in spotless condition. Ann and Steve
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
San Antonio, Texas

Lovely and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spacious, nicely furnished and comfortable. It had a lovely view of the bay from the porch and easy access to restaurants and the historical downtown area by car. There is a walking/biking path on the bay about a block from the apartment.

This was the perfect place to set off on day trips to many incredible places on the Southern/Mid coast of Maine. A wonderful restaurant, Lolita's, is about 3 blocks from the apartment. We ate there twice.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Washington Crossing, PA

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time visiting Portland. We were lucky enough to be able to rent this apartment. It's in a very nice location right across from the water and a great park area. The apartment was immaculate. It's very comfortable and has the charm of an old home. The kitchen is well stocked with anything you need - glasses, plates, cups, etc. Ann provides the little things that make your stay a little easier - bar soap, extra toilet paper, laundry detergent. It really shows her attention to detail. There is a good restaurant within walking distance from the apartment (2 blocks) - The Front Room. Recommend it. But if you are looking to venture out of the neighborhood, Ann has a great binder with all kinds of restaurant recommendations. Very helpful. The city is very walkable and has a young vibe. Thanks Ann for a great visit!!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pat for leaving our home in excellent condition. We are always pleased when our guests enjoy our home and the location. We hope you will return! Ann
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

We loved the location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed sitting on the porch and looking at the bay and the islands. Very convenient to go for walks and biking or heading down town for dinner. We would stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Portland (PWM)
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Casco Bay Lines
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
East End Baech
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

You might like these similar properties