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Inn at St. John

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939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were on vacation and although we weren't going anyplace for the full time, decided to spend a couple of days and nights in Portland, Maine. After much searching, we found the Inn at St. John. We could not be happier with our choice. It is a little outside of downtown Portland and the seaport, but well... More 

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13 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the first three nights of our stay at the Inn, and from it we walked all over the city. The staff was friendly, gracious, and exceptionally helpful. Our king room on the first floor was clean, tastefully decorated, and comfortable: feather pillows, robes and slippers, peace and quiet. Our only concern was the plastic mattress cover on... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for three nights recently and found the Inn to be clean, quiet, and well located. I stayed both in a single room one flight up the stairs with a private hall bath, and also in a double just off the lobby. There is no elevator so pay attention to what floor you book. The Inn is charming... More 

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

tampatennisplayer- Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful comments about your recent trip to Portland. It's wonderful to hear positive feedback that lets us know we are doing all we can to insure guests have a pleasant stay while visiting this great city. Thanks again and hope to see you in the future! More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just came back from a second stay at this place. Was recommended by friends. Both times the staff have been extremely courteous and helpful. There are no elevators so you need to be in good enough shape to walk up and down 3 or four flights. Continental breakfast in the mornings. Free wifi. Walk to venues and back. It's basic... More 

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

Laurie D- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. Our friendly and curious staff is always willing to help with luggage, maps of the city, restaurant and attractions, etc. We offer as many amenities as possible for guests to have a comfortable stay in our 120 year old Victorian Inn. Thanks again and... More 

Newport, NH
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58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a difficult review, so I will break it down into pros and cons, as both are significant. Pros: the staff, especially the assistant manager (Andrew we think his name is) are fabulous. They are super friendly, each and everyone of them, and super knowledgeable and informative. The location- we are walkers so we left our car and walked... More 

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

SethandAnn- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. The feedback about our friendly staff, location, and charm is greatly appreciated. With the Inn being located on the edge of Portland's peninsula, it can be noisy from time to time depending on what's going on in the city and completely sympathize with you. We... More 

Mansfield, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night (a Saturday). The Inn was just what we wanted. It has local character, unlike chains, but still provides amenities. We are walkers, so the 25 minute walk to the pubs and waterfront was fine with us. We would absolutely stay here if we wanted to attend a Sea Dogs game or event at Hadlock... More 

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

TravelerJLB- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay. We are thrilled you liked our charming Victorian Inn. Our goal it to provide a unique experience away from the cookie cutter hotels in the Old Port area. With the combination of friendly staff and clean well appointed rooms, we are able to provide a prefect home... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean and friendly Inn, our room was very spacious with two queen beds and a spotless bathroom. We weren't expecting the continental breakfast (having not read the booking correctly!) so this and the free cookies and unlimited coffee/tea/bottled water was an unexpected surprise! We thought this was good value for money. Location wise it's quite a long walk into... More 

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Thank HarryR32
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

HarryR32- HarryR- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. It give us a great sense of pride that guests appreciate level of service and amenities we offer. We are glad to know you enjoyed your time in Portland and hope you visit us again sometime soon! More 

Apache Junction, Arizona
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a single room with bath across the hall. It was clean, well appointed with all the usual amenities including high-end toiletries. Desk service was excellent from phone reservations to check-in and out. Staff very willing to help with navigating the city. I could walk easily to the bus station and walked several times to the waterfront for meals... More 

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

Elizabeth F- Thank you for the constructive feedback with regards to your recent stay. The great comments about customer service, amenities, and well appointed rooms are greatly appreciated. We are truly sorry you did not enjoy breakfast. Our website advertises a buffet style continental breakfast that includes: Fresh fruit, hot and cold cereal, pastries, bagels, muffins, coffee and tea bar,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place! Don't be put off by the location (across from the bus station). This is the place to stay in Portland. The staff is genuinely friendly and very helpful. Our room had a queen size bed and a private bath down the hall. Everything was spotlessly clean; the bed was very comfortable, and the room felt more like someone's... More 

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

DickinsonMom- Thank you for the wonderful comments and referring to us as a "Delightful Inn". We are meticulous about cleaning and with our Victorian/European décor, insure every guest feels at home while visiting the city of Portland. On behalf of all of us here at the Inn, we wish you all the best! More 

Limerick, Ireland
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay here at the inn last week for 2 nights. Quaint room with external bathroom. Dale and Dave on reception were very helpful and suggested non tourist trap restaurants down by the docks. Walked over a mile into the tourist area and it was relatively safe though took a taxi back which cost ~$10. Breakfast was basic... More 

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

NHOConnell- Thank you for referring to us as a "Charming Quaint Inn". With the décor, and well appointed rooms, it's our goal that every guest feels at home while visiting the city. Our friendly knowable staff members are very familiar with the city and glad to help guests with restaurant suggestions and attractions. Thanks again and hope to see you... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Inn at St. John

Address: 939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $70 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn at St. John 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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