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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Fergus, Ontario
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My mom and I stayed here for a night, and had a lot of luggage with us since it was a stop on our 2 week road trip. We were on the second floor and there are no elevators... stairs were steep. Luckily one of the staff hurriedly came to our assistance and helped us with our bags. Coming down... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice old house which does mean room and bed was a bit small. However clean welcoming and comfortable. Off road parking. Was a bit of a walk to the town centre however im sure plenty of buses. We only there for one night so was fine. Continental Breakfast provided was good.

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

penguin000- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We offer a wide variety of room styles to match everyone's budget and plenty of amenities to make you feel at home. Hopefully you had a chance to experience what the great city of Portland has to offer in the short amount of time... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn at St. John completely exceeded our expectations when we visited Portland for the first time. The hotel is tucked away slightly off the beaten path of the main tourists area but it was nice to be away from all the hustle and bustle. We stayed on the main floor for three nights right outside the breakfast nook and... More

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

Cara C- We are delighted to hear we exceeded your expectations! All of us at the Inn work hard to insure that every guest has a clean, comfortable, and friendly experience while visiting the great state of Maine. Thanks for making us your "go to" place to stay in Portland and wish you all the best! More

Washington State
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 5 nights at the Inn at St John, visiting in Portland. I did not have a car, and the location was good. The bus to downtown stops at the corner in front of the hotel about every 25 minutes during the day and costs $1.50. You can walk to downtown in about half an hour; Old Port is... More

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

musician3- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We offer a wide variety of amenities and try our best to be as helpful as possible to insure every guest feels at home in a comfortable and enjoyable setting. Thanks again and hope to see you again in the future! More

annapolis md
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed three nights in this delightful, clean Inn. The room was small but clean and well appointed as was the bath. The few steps to the breakfast area, front door or back parking lot saved time and energy. All staff members were extremely courteous and helpful. It is a hike or a cab ride to the port area... More

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

magnifica- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your recent stay. We are delighted you found our staff courteous and helpful. Thanks again and hope to see you again in the future! More

Decatur, Georgia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It would be very interesting to know the history of this hotel building because it does seem to have been converted into a hotel from something else. All of the design and decor are Victorian. For me this added to the charm. I even liked the twists and turns of all the staircases. But it may not be for everyone.... More

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

LazyBum- Thank you for choosing the in for your recent stay. The Inn at St John was built 1897 to accommodate passengers at Union Station and is Portland oldest continuously operating Inn. We offer a variety of room styles that are described in detail prior to booking. Our Victorian style Inn has a clean, comfortable, and friendly environment that is... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inn at st johns is great value for money. Yes it's an older place and therefore the furnishings are a little dated, but it is cosy and kept very clean. It's a 10 minute walk to the town. Free coffee and tea and wifi is excellent in all parts of hotel, but mostly the staff are the most helpful I... More

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

Vanessa S- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. We are glad you found value in our rates and the it to be clean. The staff takes tremendous pride in providing top notch service making sure each guest feels comfortable and at home. Thanks again for the wonderful remarks and hope to see... More

Belfast, Maine
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a budget conscious traveler, this is where I stay when I visit Portland. All of my experiences had been positive, until my last visit when I made the mistake of leaving without checking my room carefully to make sure I hadn't left anything behind. I realized later the same day while unpacking and called the Inn immediately, was put... More

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

Eco_lefty- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John. On behalf of all of us, I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely apologise for any inconvenience you faced during the shipping of the item you left behind. We are under no obligation to, but as courtesy ship items left behind by guests. As soon as we were... More

New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is nice enough, clean nice rooms, decent breakfast, free bottled water, but had I known what a sketchy part of town it was in, I would not have stayed here. We came to Portland from New York City to experience New England charm, but ended up in the Bronx. Fair enough, it was only 5 minute drive to... More

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

sam j- Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay at the Inn. Our Victorian era Inn offers warm comfortable charm in the middle of this beautiful coastal city. This ever evolving neighborhood is home to the Seadogs Baseball team, a 20 minute walk to the waterfront, and a 5 minute drive to the airport. We offer a variety... More

Princeton, Massachusetts
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Several of us had gone water rafting in Maine one Sunday in June. We wanted to stay in Portland because it would have been a long drive home. We had made reservations online at the Inn at St. John, Portland. When we found the hotel we were a littleconcerned about the location. It was a grand looking building from the... More

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

elainebovaird5- Thank you for choosing the Inn on the way to your white water rafting excursion. We are glad our friendly staff was helpful and you found our Victorian Inn to be clean and well appointed. There are only 4 floors and due to the architecture of the building, elevators are not an option but our staff is always willing... More

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Address: 939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn at St. John 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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