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Inn at St. John

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939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here with our son while he was visiting the University of Southern Maine. Room was eclectic having historical decor and modern amenities. Breakfast was amazing and they even had soy milk a definite perk in my book. Staff was friendly and helpful. Parking was abundant and close to the Inn. Plan on staying many more times here.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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89 reviews 89 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have probably stayed at Inn at St. John 7-8 times and keep coming back. The main reason is the value. Rooms for $80-$100 a night, and the hotel is clean, and the front desk staff are very welcoming? It's been utterly consistent. I usually prefer a bedroom with a private bath, but when I'm feeling thrifty, I've had good... More 

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Mile M- Thank you for being a repeat and valued guest with us here at the Inn. Glad to hear you found value with our rates and our staff is consistently friendly. It is our hope we remain your go to place to stay when visiting the Portland area. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel was a perfect 10 at a perfect price. We stayed in a room with a private bath and a king-sized bed: it was spotlessly clean and beautifully turned out. Friendly, helpful staff, complimentary cookies and cold bottled water, comfy bed, a nice continental breakfast spread, WiFi, free parking... what a great find! It's not located in the best... More 

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

HaydenJ- Thank you for deeming us a perfect 10! We greatly appreciate the kind words about your stay and am glad you loved the charm of our Victorian Inn. Thanks for choosing us and hope to see you again in the future. More 

hawaii
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122 reviews 122 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff. Great breakfast every morning - varied selection and plentiful. We liked that it started at 6:00. Alternative parking lot is helpful for overfill. Best of all - cookies in the afternoon!

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

krg999- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We greatly appreciate that you took the time to write how wonderful your experience was with us and wish you all the best in the future! More 

New York City, New York
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The inn at St. John is located right outside downtown Portland. Parking is available and the staff is informative and helpful. The inn leaves no stone unturned. Bottles of water is always available in the lobby free of charge along with cookies and coffee. The inn has no elevator. My husband and I booked a room with an outside private... More 

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

aroundjenn- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. The attention to detail, great service, and clean comfortable rooms are what sets us apart from all the others. We take tremendous pride in providing the best experience possible for every guest. Thanks again and wish you all the best. More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this hotel. I stayed in 7C and 1C in the same week. 7C is my favorite room. 7C has two queen beds and a large sitting area, walk in closet and huge bathroom. 1C has a good running shower only but no closet. 1C has a large chest of drawers and a free standing open closet. All of... More 

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Nasev- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay with us. Glad our management team was able to help ship back your purse, and you enjoyed our well appointed rooms. Being in the heart of the city of Portland there are bound to be noises that are out of our control, but we do... More 

Augusta, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this Inn. I have stayed in higher priced places in Portland, but for a couple, the Inn at St. John is lovely, it is clean, cozy and charming. Located within easy access to all of Portland, it is the perfect choice. The fee parking, friendly staff, snacks, available beverages, free wifi and breakfast make it a bargain.

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Leslie M- We are delighted you love our Inn! All the staff takes a great deal of pride to make sure every guest has a clean, comfortable room with great service. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this little place! Reminded me of Fawlty Towers! Cute, quiet, it's not smack dab downtown but easy to find and has free parking! Still has some restaurants near by, a rating before mentioned it not being in a safe portion of town. I asked the man at the front desk and he seemed to think it wouldn't be... More 

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Karen K- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We love the reference to Fawlty Towers. What a great show and it has some similarities to our lobby! Thanks again and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Phippsburg, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

At the risk of making it more difficult to get a reservation here, I have to say what a very pleasant stay we had here. The location is ideal for downtown events, Hadlock Field, Maine Medical Center, many top flight restaurants and a stroll in town. The decor is charming , the staff is friendly and helpful, the continental breakfast... More 

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Sally40818- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay with us here at the Inn at St John. Glad to know you found the décor charming, staff friendly, and the room to be clean and comfortable. We hope you choose us again for your return visit to the Portland area and wish you all... More 

St. Helier, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This reasonably priced hotel is within easy walking distance of the main spots in Portland. There was good free parking and some good bars nearby. It was warm and well set up. You may not get an en-suite bathroom, but it will still be exclusive to you.

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Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Colin M- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We appreciate the positive review and glad you have a great stay. Hope you hade a great trip from the U.K. and wish you all the best in the future. More 

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