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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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Connecticut
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95 reviews 95 reviews
28 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there are funky arrangements like bathrooms in the hallways, this old inn has a lot of character. The hosts are extremely helpful and gracious and the rooms were immaculate. The continental breakfast was ordinary fare and we passed on it most days since Portland has so many excellent food choices.

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

dreaminbig- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay. Yes, our 118 year old Victorian Inn has great of character, well appointed rooms with a friendly staff to greet and help with anything you may need. We would love to have you stay with us again if you are ever up from Connecticut! More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience at this inn. It's charming and affordable, the staff is so competent and friendly, my room was beautiful. Happy there was free parking and all-day coffee and cookies in the lobby. Lovely place!

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

mtb318- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We are delighted you thought our Inn was charming, friendly and affordable. If you are up from New York in the future we would love to have you stay with us again! More 

Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a hidden gem. We have stayed at many different hotels across the country. This was one of the most charming places we have ever stayed. It was clean, quiet and very unique. The staff went head over heals to accommodate our every need. There was coffee, tea, milk and cookies available to guests in the lobby area all day... More 

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

Kadoc 1964- On behalf of all of us at the Inn I would like to thank you for taking the time to write such an outstanding review about your experience with us. Seeing reviews like yours gives us tremendous pride in the work we do. Our team works hard every day to make sure every guest has a comfortable, relaxing... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inn is not thought to be in the best part of town, however I found it quick to everything. Lush continental breakfast, tea and cookies available all day. Very friendly staff. The twin room with private bath is where I stayed and the room was quite small, but that's because there was no bath attached. The private bath was across... More 

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

Misopie- Thank you for choosing the Inn At St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We appreciate your positive feedback about our continental breakfast and friendly staff. We are located on the lower half of the west end of the city. The neighborhood association and the city have done a tremendous job revitalizing this end of town from new... More 

Vinalhaven, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

every time I'm going through Portland I land here if an overnight is required. comfortable and cozy with friendly staff. Also affordable considering it's proximity to the shops of Portland. Highly recommended if you are okay with a cozier hotel experience

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

Amziegracie- Thank you for making us your go to place when visiting Portland. We are glad you liked our cozy Victorian Inn and friendly staff. Hope to see you again in the future! More 

Newport, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed several times at this beautiful gem in Portland. Every room has been beautifully appointed, whether it's the tiny room with a twin bed upstairs or the gorgeous king on the first floor. Each bathroom has all of the amenities that anyone could need including slippers and robes. The lobby is warm and welcoming with a friendly person... More 

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

Debra0702lynn- We are delighted you chose the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland. Thank you for all you positive feedback about your experience with us. We take a great deal of time to make sure our rooms are well appointed and clean while providing the best guest services in town. It's great to know this was your... More 

Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
15 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Great price. Decent location (short 15-25 minute walk from downtown). Near where greyhound drops off and picks up. Kind staff and pleasant rooms. Cons: A bit of a sketchy walk back late at night. Summary: This is where I'll stay if I ever come back. Getting a room with your own bathroom is nice.

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

g-graterr- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We are glad you found our rates reasonable and our location to be within walking distance from the Old Port. When walking through a diverse city such as Portland, you can see a wide variety of people. Rest asured it's a very safe and... More 

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at St. John before and will stay again. This is a wonderful old hotel, that is clean, comfortable, quiet and relaxed for a price that makes you say to the clerk 'are you sure you didn't make a mistake?' We paid $69.00 for a well appointed albeit small, room with all the things you wish for. Comfortable... More 

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

Teagoblet- Thank you for your repeat visit with us here at the Inn. We are delighted to know everything was to your liking, from the well appointed room to continental breakfast, to our friendly staff. Our Victorian style Inn offers a unique experience unlike corporate hotels in the area. Thanks again for your stay and hope to see you again... More 

Yarmouth, Maine, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having worked and lived in the area for over a decade, I had a FALSE preconceived notion of what this hotel was like. The Inn is cute, clean and very comfy. Our room was huge and bathroom adequately appointed. Also to our surprise there was a continental breakfast as well as afternoon sweet treats, bottled water and complimentary newspapers. I... More 

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

Jennifer S- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your stay with us. We are delighted to hear your preconceived notions were changed. The Inn has been through a lot of positive changes over the years and our staff goes out of their way to insure every guest has a clean, comfortable, relaxing, and friendly... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

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 

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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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