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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean appearance and smell. Cozy & Quiet room. Friendly staff. Nice assortment of breakfast foods. Good location. Definitely will stay here again, We really liked it! Charming older home converted to a B&B...much more cozy & quaint then any big hotel.

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

Wendi S- We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at the Inn. Our European style Inn offers a friendly and comfortable environment with plenty of character. We appreciate taking time out of your busy day to write a wonderful review and hope to see you again in the future. More

Antwerp, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a budget option that was still close enough to walk into town, and on that count The Inn at St. John pretty much did what was required. It did, however, take a good 20 minutes (uphill) for a speed walker; given that there aren't that many amenities in the immediate vicinity (a McDonald's Drive-Thru, a couple... More

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

decoline- Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay at the Inn. We are glad you liked the daily snacks and found value in the rates. Our 118 year old European style Inn is continually being updated and always look for ways to improve guests experiences. Thanks again and wish you all the best. More

Portland, Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I work in downtown Portland and wanted to find a hotel room rather than drive home late at night after entertaining out of town visitors. Several downtown hotels have been built in recent years but the rates are high, particularly in summer, and so I looked for other options. The Inn at St John turned out to be an excellent... More

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

407 Traveler- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John. Our charm, character, friendly service, and value rates sets us apart from all the "cookie cutter" hotels in the city. We are delighted you found our amenities comparable to larger hotels and our friendly staff helpful. Thanks again and wish you all the best in the future. More

Binghamton, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this Inn. It was cheap, super cute, and the continental breakfast was awesome. Everyone that worked there was very nice and helpful. It wasn't walking distance to the main city area but it was a short drive. Would definitely go back!

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

Dargentina- Thank you for writing a wonderful review about the Inn. Our friendly staff takes tremendous pride in providing a relaxing and enjoyable experience for every guest. We also thank you for making us your "go to" place in Portland and wish you all the best in the future. More

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This inn has operated here for over 100 years. The age of the building leads to many quirks, some good, some bad. Good - character, charm, history - very comfortable bed Bad - rooms are a bit small. The shower was tight for a single man of average size. - noise - we were on the second floor facing the... More

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

BSchug- Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay with us here at the Inn. Every guest comment is read and taken into consideration when planning for the future. We delighted you liked our charm and comfortable beds. No two rooms are alike, every room has different décor and size. With an old Victorian Inn such as this, elevators... More

Madrid, Spain
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151 reviews 151 reviews
58 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking at the pictures, and wow, our room was half of these pictures. We were in 11C, very small room, high but still small bed, shared bathroom. The A/C was very noisy, but the room was neat and clean.. Loved the soaps! The breakfast was OK, some fruits, muffins, bagels etc. thanks God they had soy milk. I... More

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

Melikes- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay, your feedback is very important to us. We have a variety of rooms to accommodate every need and price point with room descriptions describing each room prior to booking. We are so glad our staff was helpful you loved our soaps, free wifi, and soy that's... More

New Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable, easy to get to, helpful staff. Price is reasonable. Down side..no elevator, about 1.5 miles from the waterfront. That said, would stay here again..probably will. Has the charm of an older hotel, not something thrown together that looks like every other place.

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Maurguy- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We are thrilled you liked our charm, helpful staff, and found our rates to be reasonable. Thanks again and look forward to seeing you again in the future! More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Inn is a good place to stay with very friendly and helpful staff and a cozy and comfy atmosphere. The prices are ok and the rooms are clean and in good shape. The only downpoint was breakfast and the aera to have it in which is far to small and narrow.

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

chinni20- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at the Inn. All feedback is taken into consideration. We are glad you liked our competitive rates and clean rooms. For any future reservations please don't hesitate to contact us. More

london
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I left it late to find a B&B in Portland for an overnight trip. Portland is not a cheap place to stay and looking around all the good, reasonably priced B&B's were booked. Fortunately for us, the Inn at St John had space and we took a chance despite the fact it looked a little dated in... More

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

verenep- We are thrilled you chose the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. This 117 year old victorian has a warm and charming aesthetic that travelers like yourself prefer over the chain hotels. It was nice to hear you enjoyed your room and our friendly staff was of great service to you. Thank you for considering... More

Iowa City, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful rooms and very friendly staff. This is an older hotel but very beautifully decorated and every room is different. There is no elevator, so if this is a problem, ask for a room on the main floor. They had a nice breakfast with great choices and fresh cookies all day, along with water bottles available too.

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

Drex08- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. We are thrilled you enjoyed our décor, continental breakfast, and friendly staff. It's our goal to make every guest feel at home and comfortable while visiting the Portland area. Please consider us for future trips to Maine! More

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Address: 939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Location: United States > Maine > Portland
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn at St. John 2.5*
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