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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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Ware, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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 2 weeks ago

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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208 reviews 208 reviews
25 hotel reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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

RhodieGirl30
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night in this hotel on a road trip it was our 6th hotel on our travels and the best. Definitely miles better than any chain hotel and great value for money. The level of customer service was far and above other places we stayed and it was an ideal location being just a few minutes drive from... More

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

RhodieGirl30- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay with us. We take tremendous pride in providing quality guest services while offering reasonable rates for the budget conscious traveler. Thanks again and hope to see you in the future! More

Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in 'Superior king w/ jetted tub 106' the evening of 2014/10/26. The service is the best I have ever received during the day from a hotel. The assistant manager working the desk was extremely friendly and helped us find the locations we wanted to go while recommending nice parks to walk through along the way. Free breakfast was... More

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

Ross H- We are delighted you chose the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. Glad to hear that our top notch staff was able to help you navigate throughout the city. Thank you for your positive feedback and wish you all the best! More

Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was second stay at the Inn. It is so peaceful, clean, and quiet. Although it was a business trip, it is a great place for a get away. The staff is friendly and accommodating. Nice continental breakfast. Hope to stay there again.

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

PastorLarenWhaley- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John while on business in Portland. We are delighted you found us peaceful, clean and quiet. Hope you get a chance to stay with us again in the future! More

Sarasota, Florida, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed in a nicely appointed room (#103) with a private bath, a small sitting area, a skylight and a small stained glass window. It was clean and comfortable, with a very comfortable bed. Staff members are cordial and accommodating, and the continental breakfast is more than adequate. The only drawback is the the location is a bit farther from... More

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

George M- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your recent stay in Portland Maine. Room 103 is one of our favorites as well.We are glad to know our friendly staff was accommodating and cordial. Thanks again for your positive feedback and wish you all the best! More

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My husband & I stayed here while driving along the coast of Maine, and it was one of the best hotels I've stayed at in many years. You notice the character in the beautiful lobby upon entry. Stayed in room 7A with an in-room bathroom. Clean, well-appointed large room with tall ceilings. Very comfortable bed. Large bathroom with great lighting... More

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

jean970809- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay with us while traveling up the coast of Maine. We are delighted you enjoyed your comfortable room and amenities. Our 118 year old Victorian Inn offers plenty of character for guests who prefer personalized service in a cozy relaxing atmosphere. Thanks again and we hope... 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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