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Inn at St. John

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Ranked #9 of 12 Portland B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Comfortable, easy to get to, helpful staff. Price is reasonable. Down side..no elevator, about 1.5 miles from the waterfront. That said, would stay here again..probably will. Has the charm of an older hotel, not something thrown together that looks like every other place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Inn is a good place to stay with very friendly and helpful staff and a cozy and comfy atmosphere. The prices are ok and the rooms are clean and in good shape. The only downpoint was breakfast and the aera to have it in which is far to small and narrow.

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

chinni20- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at the Inn. All feedback is taken into consideration. We are glad you liked our competitive rates and clean rooms. For any future reservations please don't hesitate to contact us. More

london
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I left it late to find a B&B in Portland for an overnight trip. Portland is not a cheap place to stay and looking around all the good, reasonably priced B&B's were booked. Fortunately for us, the Inn at St John had space and we took a chance despite the fact it looked a little dated in... More

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

verenep- We are thrilled you chose the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. This 117 year old victorian has a warm and charming aesthetic that travelers like yourself prefer over the chain hotels. It was nice to hear you enjoyed your room and our friendly staff was of great service to you. Thank you for considering... More

Iowa City, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful rooms and very friendly staff. This is an older hotel but very beautifully decorated and every room is different. There is no elevator, so if this is a problem, ask for a room on the main floor. They had a nice breakfast with great choices and fresh cookies all day, along with water bottles available too.

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

Drex08- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We are thrilled you enjoyed our décor, continental breakfast, and friendly staff. It's our goal to make every guest feel at home and comfortable while visiting the Portland area. Please consider us for future trips to Maine! More

Nashville
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently my wife and I spent several days at the Inn at St. Johns in Portland. It bills itself as an historic (that means pretty old) Victorian hotel. And that is indeed what it is. While it is old and in some ways showing its age, the hotel provided us with a nice stay. The room was comfortable, well appointed,... More

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

FireballNashville- On behalf of the Inn at St John thank you for writing a great review. We are thrilled you and your wife appreciated the décor, rates, and friendly staff. Thank you for recommending us to others and look forward to seeing you again in the future! More

Auckland, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Inn is an easy drive from downtown Portland (about a 20 - 30 minute walk) and in easy access to all the highways. The staff were helpful and friendly, rooms and bathrooms clean and the decor was charming. The best thing I liked was their continental breakfasts, which consisted of a buffet of bagels, english muffins, fresh fruit, nature... More

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

Krispy NZ- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We add as many little touches as we can to make every guest feel welcome and at home here at the Inn. Hope to see you again in the future and be well! More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend were in Portland because of a family emergency and seeing as this reasonably priced B&B is located just down the street from Maine Medical Center where our family member was receiving medical treatment, we decided this place would be the best option. Over all, the inn was very clean, the bed was comfortable, the staff was... More

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

Carole G- We are delighted you enjoyed your stay! The Inn is perfect for folks who need a quite, cozy, and friendly place while spending time with loved ones receiving care form Maine Medical Center. We wish you and your family all the best in the future. More

Hilo, Hawaii
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family LOVED this location and would certainly stay here again. The staff is courteous, helpful, and take pride in their work. When I mistakenly typed in and paid for the wrong dates online, I called and the staff made the change without complaint and noted that a more spacious room on the 1st floor (7A) would be a better... More

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

Kaumanamom- Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your stay at the Inn. We were glad to be of help and to have meet all your expectations. The housekeeping staff was thrilled to know how much you appreciated them and it was nice to hear positive feedback about breakfast. Thanks again and wish you... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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127 reviews 127 reviews
20 hotel reviews
392 helpful votes 392 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my wife during our honeymoon for two nights. The staff was great, the breakfast was good, and its great they always have complimentary snacks and beverages available. There was plenty of free parking, some of it in the lot of the restaurant next door. The room was very small, but clean and adequate for a few... More

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

JK01- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. Sorry to hear about the poor ventilation in your room. We are currently in the process of upgrading the system that should be completed within the next few weeks. What makes Portland so unique is its very diversity with a variety of people that live here... More

Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the Inn after reading positive reviews, reviewing its location on the map, and especially after noting its room prices in comparison with any other hotel or B & B in the downtown/Old Port vicinity. Our stay was for ten days, and I'm not unhappy that we booked with them. However there are good points to be noted, and... More

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

Ross R- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Inn. We are glad you found the us to be friendly and the building clean. That staff and I closely evalute each review to look for areas of opportunity and what each guest liked about their stay with us. We are glad you will recommend us... More

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Address: 939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Location: United States > Maine > Portland
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn at St. John 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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