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Inn at St. John

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939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here as a cheaper option than staying directly downtown. Got the king room with the private bathroom. Such good value... with breakfast included?? Win Win! Could not complain about anything. Got an Uber into town the 1st night. Realized it was so close that we didn't need to and walked in the 2nd night. Perfect.... More 

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Thank pocahontas1211
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

pocahontas1211- Thank you for taking the time to write a nice comment about your stay with us here at the Inn at St John. We set our rate structure below others in the area to so folks can find value while being provided great service in a clean and cozy atmosphere. Thanks again and look forward to seeing you in... More 

Vinalhaven, Maine
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41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great place at a great price. A former railroad hotel from the 1800's, the Inn is a veritable warren of small but comfortable rooms. I believe there used to be a small 2-person elevator, but that's gone and instead there are stairs: stairs going in improbable directions. An M. C. Escher of stairs. The friendly staff will carry... More 

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

petoq- Thank you for taking the time to write a great review about your stay at the Inn. With the original design 120 years ago, it's very challenging to install elevators, so our staff does all they can to assist guests with luggage to and from their rooms. Great service and clean well appointed rooms are values we take very... More 

Quebec City, Quebec
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice place. Great service and good breakfest. Service area a little small but warm. Rooms reminded me of France. Small but nice. We had a larger front room but the first night we had a much smaller room.

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

Michael L- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We receive a great deal of wonderful guest comments about our Victorian style Inn reminding them of places they have stayed in Europe. Your comments are greatly appreciated and hope to see you again in the future! More 

Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy hotel, a bit away from the Old Port and most of the tourist spots. Snowstorm kept us close to the hotel, but it was warm and friendly with a great barbecue place and Thai food place nearby. Looking forward to a return when we can walk and see more.

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

molliwog- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. With it's warm and cozy atmosphere, our Inn is the perfect place to during a snow storm. We appreciate you choosing the us and look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

Nice, France
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The King size bed room was fairly large, clean and comfortable. Continental breakfast offered fruit, bagels, english muffins, muffins, yogurt, coffee and juice and other items. Very fresh and good. Service was outstanding. Price is very affordable.

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

lejardinmanom- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your recent stay. We do our best to keep the rates competitive in the market while providing value for service. Our friendly staff always goes the extra mile to ensure every guest feels rite at home. Your comments are greatly appreciated and wish you all the best! More 

Farmington, Maine
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got caught in a snowstorm and needed to hunker down for the night. All I wanted was a clean, quiet room. I got so much more. Staying at this quaint hotel is like staying with family...in a very good way. Staff was fabulous. I picked a small room on purpose (you reserve your exact room on the informative, easy to... More 

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

texastheresa- Thank you for the wonderful review! Our staff does all they can to make every guest feel cozy and warm during Maine snowstorms. We take the time to clear off cars after the storm so every guest starts their day off on the rite foot. Thanks again and look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our experience began with a warm welcome and great service by staff. We loved that they had complimentary refreshments - cookies, beverages in the reception area. Our Superior room was only $95 and worth double that. Beautifully decorated with old charm, furniture with character and a comfortable bed, lots of pillows. Keurig coffee maker with lots of stock. Toothbrushes and... More 

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

Kim H- Happy New Year! On behalf of all of us at the Inn we would like to thank you for writing a wonderful review about your experience. A great deal of thought and care goes into making sure every guest feels at home in cozy and friendly atmosphere. Your kind thoughts are greatly appreciated and hope to see you... More 

minnesota
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

This is a b and b . The rooms tend to be small,but very clean.we were on the 3rd floor.this is a older building so the steps were somewhat hard to handle. The breakfast in the am was very good.muffins,yogart,and lots of fresh fruit.they also have cookies available in the lobby.the staff were helpful about directions etc. The parking is... More 

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

Minnesota Travelers- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay In Portland Maine. We offer a variety of room styles to fit guests budget or needs. With this building designed and built 120 years ago it's difficult to install an elevator system that would efficiently accommodate our guests, but our friendly staff is always willing to... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The Inn although a little ways away from the hot spots (Old Port, Downtown etc..) is well worth the short distance you have to travel. The lobby and rooms are cozy and inviting. You can tell the owners have put a lot of time and thought into designing every detail. The staff are all very accommodating and Jefferey really went... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a "fantastic" review about your recent stay with us here at the Inn. We have a great staff that is always willing to help our guests with anything they may need. Yes its true, a lot of time is dedicated to updating the building with the guest thoughts in mind to insure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

The staff are very attentive. Miles made sure that our room was clean. He even went in and vacuumed himself just to make sure everything was perfect. We were in a front room and it was better than the pictures shown. The room is loud from the street traffic, but it didn't seem to bother my beauty sleep. My fiancé... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your recent stay. Our friendly and hard working staff always goes the extra mile to help guests feel at home and comfortable. Thanks again and hope you get a chance to stay with us in the future. More 

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