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Inn at St. John

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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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hawaii
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105 reviews 105 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly staff. Great breakfast every morning - varied selection and plentiful. We liked that it started at 6:00. Alternative parking lot is helpful for overfill. Best of all - cookies in the afternoon!

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New York City, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The inn at St. John is located right outside downtown Portland. Parking is available and the staff is informative and helpful. The inn leaves no stone unturned. Bottles of water is always available in the lobby free of charge along with cookies and coffee. The inn has no elevator. My husband and I booked a room with an outside private... More 

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

aroundjenn- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. The attention to detail, great service, and clean comfortable rooms are what sets us apart from all the others. We take tremendous pride in providing the best experience possible for every guest. Thanks again and wish you all the best. More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this hotel. I stayed in 7C and 1C in the same week. 7C is my favorite room. 7C has two queen beds and a large sitting area, walk in closet and huge bathroom. 1C has a good running shower only but no closet. 1C has a large chest of drawers and a free standing open closet. All of... More 

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

Nasev- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay with us. Glad our management team was able to help ship back your purse, and you enjoyed our well appointed rooms. Being in the heart of the city of Portland there are bound to be noises that are out of our control, but we do... More 

Augusta, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this Inn. I have stayed in higher priced places in Portland, but for a couple, the Inn at St. John is lovely, it is clean, cozy and charming. Located within easy access to all of Portland, it is the perfect choice. The fee parking, friendly staff, snacks, available beverages, free wifi and breakfast make it a bargain.

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

Leslie M- We are delighted you love our Inn! All the staff takes a great deal of pride to make sure every guest has a clean, comfortable room with great service. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again in the future. More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this little place! Reminded me of Fawlty Towers! Cute, quiet, it's not smack dab downtown but easy to find and has free parking! Still has some restaurants near by, a rating before mentioned it not being in a safe portion of town. I asked the man at the front desk and he seemed to think it wouldn't be... More 

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

Karen K- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We love the reference to Fawlty Towers. What a great show and it has some similarities to our lobby! Thanks again and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Phippsburg, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

At the risk of making it more difficult to get a reservation here, I have to say what a very pleasant stay we had here. The location is ideal for downtown events, Hadlock Field, Maine Medical Center, many top flight restaurants and a stroll in town. The decor is charming , the staff is friendly and helpful, the continental breakfast... More 

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

Sally40818- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay with us here at the Inn at St John. Glad to know you found the décor charming, staff friendly, and the room to be clean and comfortable. We hope you choose us again for your return visit to the Portland area and wish you all... More 

St. Helier, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This reasonably priced hotel is within easy walking distance of the main spots in Portland. There was good free parking and some good bars nearby. It was warm and well set up. You may not get an en-suite bathroom, but it will still be exclusive to you.

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

Colin M- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We appreciate the positive review and glad you have a great stay. Hope you hade a great trip from the U.K. and wish you all the best in the future. More 

Charlottetown, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed here while spending the night in the city to see a concert at the State Theatre. Booking was easy and straightforward through their website and communication was great via email. Our room was right beside the the front desk but was very quiet. The room was nice and clean as well. My only small complaint... More 

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

cjmdwm- Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay at the Inn at St John. Our location is perfect for concert goers in the heart of the city. Your great comments about easy booking, a clean quite room, and continental breakfast are greatly appreciated. We have a plan in place to upgrade our jetted... More 

smithfield, me
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I have stayed at this inn several times and have never been disappointed. The staff is wonderful and the rooms are comfortable, very clean, and quiet, plus the breakfast now has gluten-free items included. This inn is walking distance from many places we like to go when in Portland.

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

artjourneys- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland. We appreciate the wonderful comments about our service, rooms, and continental breakfast. All of us at the Inn appreciate our return guests and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My daughter and I wanted to meet mid-way between my home and her school. Portland was that place. I chose the Inn at St. John because of the price, the location, and the pictures I saw online. It exceeded my expectations. The room was delightfully decorated and had more amenities than some top-rated hotels. The staff was always available to... More 

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

CrazyBells- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We are thrilled you liked our décor, amenities and to have exceeded your expectations! Yes, being an Inn that is located on the peninsula of the city can get a bit noisy from time to time but overall our location is slightly removed from... More 

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