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The Inn On Carleton

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Beautifully restored 1869 Victorian located in Portland's historic Western Promenade. A short walk to the Portland Museum of Art, Maine Medical Center, the Arts District, Old Port, and the Waterfront with shops and fine restaurants.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
83Good for walkers
Grade: 83 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews pastry breakfast was delicious great hosts west end old port quiet street a wonderful stay each morning electric fireplace two nights new england b and b third floor bed and breakfast within walking distance art museum cookies
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely and well-kept inn! Located in a gorgeous nineteenth-century brick house, the Inn in Carlton is clean, cozy and well appointed. Jim was attentive and friendly, and his long experience in the hospitality industry showed in the details: tea, coffee and snacks always...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Lisa R
Response from tioc4604102, Owner at The Inn On CarletonResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lisa, Thank you for the kind words. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Inn On Carleton. It was truly a pleasure meeting and hosting you during your recent stay. I do hope we have an opportunity to host you again on...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Beautiful historical house with impeccable detail. Jim was a gracious host and the room we stayed in was gorgeous, with details and amenities that made our time in Portland comfortable and memorable. The breakfast was the best we've ever had at any inn!

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank jederse
Response from James S, Owner at The Inn On CarletonResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for your nice comments; we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay at The Inn on Carleton! The Inn itself is beautiful and the room was very spacious and clean. Jim, the innkeeper was friendly and very knowledgeable about Portland. Food was good too!More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank misshockeyfn
Response from tioc4604102, Owner at The Inn On CarletonResponded 1 week ago

Hi Misshockeyfn, We really appreciate your taking the time to send in your feedback. It's so gratifying to read that you loved your experience at our inn. I sincerely hope that we have an opportunity to host you on your next visit to Portland. Happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jim is a friendly, helpful, and attentive innkeeper. The details are all covered—from well-appointed rooms, to a beautiful and comfortable overall ambiance, to a delightful breakfast experience, to a great location—all add up to a great stay. We will definitely stay here on our next...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Beverly D
Response from tioc4604102, Owner at The Inn On CarletonResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Beverly, Thank you for the kind words and nice review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and will look forward to seeing on your next visit to Portland. Best wishes and Happy New Year! Jim

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for a winter visit and stayed for one Saturday night. I've read all about the wonderful reviews for the inn, but everything about the place exceeded my expectations. Location: Located in West End, it was the perfect distance from Downtown and Old...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank czou123
Response from tioc4604102, Owner at The Inn On CarletonResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the thoughtful and thorough review of your stay at our inn. We love welcoming new travelers to their first bed and breakfast experience and are thrilled that we exceeded your expectations. Please come back and see us again on...More

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Ggarcia7489
December 27, 2017|
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Response from James & Patrici... O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I don't know. We have been there about 6 times and never saw any children though.
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cassidyarw
May 15, 2017|
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Response from tioc4604102 | Property representative |
All of above is spot on, we do not reserve parking spots. Frequently travelers staying at the Inn do not have a car so please no worries about parking here at the Inn on Carleton.
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BBMcBrown
August 23, 2016|
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Response from Paula W | Reviewed this property |
No, pets are not allowed here.
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Room Tips
"We stayed in Room #2. Nice size. If we had stayed longer than 2 days, would have chosen a larger room. ..."
MichelleTippCity
Sep 27, 2018
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"Quiet, clean, comfortable bed, good quality soft linens"
jederse
Sep 23, 2018
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"There are many stairs and they're steep, so if this is an issue, stay on the 2nd floor"
psychephd
Jul 28, 2018
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"All six rooms are spacious and quiet. You can't go wrong."
sandybailey55
Jun 30, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$123 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesMainePortland
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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