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Inn at St. John

2.5 of 5 939 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a place to stay this is it. The staff is wonderful and very attentive, they make you feel right at home. I was just recently there for an interview at UNE, this was my first trip to Portland and the front desk gave me wonderful tips of places to go. Also the restaurant next door,... More 

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

Ernesto L- Thank you for taking the time to write an "exceptional" review about your stay with us at the Inn at St John. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us and our staff was friendly and helpful. If you return to Portland for business we hope you choose us as you go to place! More 

Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when I informed a life long Portlander friend of mine about the whereabouts of my lodging for 3 days in her great city, she replied, "that dump across the street from the Greyhound station? Find a new place fast!" But after viewing the photos of the hotel, I ignored her warning and chose to stay at the Inn at St.... More 

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

Chaz P- What a great story about your stay with us! We so glad you didn't listen to your friend at first and even more happy she got to experience the all the great changes we have made over the years to make this in the most beautiful Victorian Inn in the Portland area. During the cold winter season here... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel owners really work hard to develop a strong sense of homeliness along with class in this hotel. It is really a nice place to stay. I enjoyed myself when I stayed on off-season. The staff are kind, the location is great, and it is right near many great attractions. I felt safe and enjoyed my time here. They... More 

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

Brandon R- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay with us. A great deal of time goes into making sure every guest has a comfortable, relaxing, and friendly stay. We are thrilled to hear you expectations were exceeded and hope to see you again in the future! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
20 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were thrilled to find such an economically friendly hotel, walking distance to downtown and the waterfront. Our room was LARGE with an ensuite bathroom. Comfortable bed. Bathroom and shower were big enough. The guys at the front desk were hospitable and helpful. Great parking lot right behind inn. You are right down the street from a hospital so we... More 

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

LabsRock- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We are glad you found value in out rates and found our staff friendly and helpful. Along with great service and a wide variety of amenities, our rates are lower than most in order to stay competitive in a full hotel market. Thanks again... More 

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

No surprises because of your reviews! Thanks! I enjoyed the style is the building and the ambiance of the decor. RESEARCH the rooms or ask questions before booking. We stayed on the 3rd floor and I was well aware that there was no elevator but didn't mind. Steep and narrow! It was so cool, just what I expected from a... More 

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

Ellen R- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your recent stay. We appreciate all the positive feedback about the friendly service, continental breakfast, and cleanliness. All of us at the Inn strive to make every guest visit a pleasant one with hopes that folks return to us on future trips. Thanks again and wish... More 

Ware, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Inn at St John last week on my first visit to Portland. The hotel was full of character - the opposite of a chain hotel. The room was lovely, and a good size with all amenities, including good, free wifi. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful. There was complimentary bottles of water and coffee... More 

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

Christine H- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We appreciate the wonderful review you wrote and are thrilled to have exceeded your expectations. A great deal of time goes into every detail to insure guests have all the amenities they may need, enjoy clean comfortable rooms, and a friendly staff to... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is nice, staff are friendly, facilities provide everything you need but the wifi is just appalling, running at prehistoric speeds, I am sure the dinosaurs had it better than that. Ironically it was so slow that I could not even leave this review at the time...

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

MrTwit- Thanks for your feedback about your recent stay. On behalf of the Inn at St John I would like to apologize for the inconvenience of slow internet service. The frustration you faced with our old system is completely understandable. Sense your last visit we have installed a state of the art wifi network with plenty of speed and capacity.... More 

Santa Clarita, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

In a city full of cookie cutter econo inns the Inn at S. John stands out. This historic building in the west end of Portland is quite original. The room and bed was very comfortable and the amenities and breakfast were nice. It is a building from the 1800's so expect narrow steep staircases and some retrofits with plumbing. We... More 

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

Peter B- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. As you described, what makes our Victorian style Inn stand out among others is our unique charm, beautiful clean rooms, and our top notch guest services. Thank you for appreciating all we have to offer and hope you visit us again in the... More 

Boerne, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
11 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I found this hotel online. What a surprise we had when we checked in. Not only is this hotel historical, but it was very nice. The personel at the night desk were very knowledgable of places to get a quick dinner which was a Thai place in the next block. They also told us of a place for lunch where... More 

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

MarieH774- Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your stay with us. We offer a wide variety of amenities to insure every guest feels comfortable and welcome. Glad to know you enjoyed the restaurant recommendations of our staff and you have made us your "go to" place to stay in Portland Maine. Thanks again... More 

Massachusetts
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210 reviews 210 reviews
25 hotel reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I stayed one night at this great inn. It's a little off the beaten path, but a quick drive to downtown and all attractions. The room was clean and well-appointed, breakfast was ample, and the staff was friendly and attentive. And there's free off-street parking!

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

Melvillean- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found our staff to be friendly and ample breakfast items to choose from. Thanks again for your wonderful review and hope to see you again soon! 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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