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Keene, New Hampshire
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Mercury Inn recently and were blown away by all the littler things. First of all, the building is beautiful. A stunning Victorian era home that still has all of its charm. The breakfasts in the morning were unreal, delicious and changed every day. The obvious plus to this inn, is the location. The...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Reviewed April 25, 2016

we stayed in room 7. the room had every amenity you need for a weekend stay... the bathroom was huge. there is USB charging. the bed is comfy. it is very quiet. i LOVED the breakfast. we had homemade yogurt which was amazing. with grits, toast and a spinach-egg dish. the breakfast is self-serve, which i like a lot. overall,...

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Brighton
Reviewed March 4, 2016

This B&B is on the edge of downtown but within easy walking distance. There is a great communal lounge area with lots of information, a DVD and book library. There is also plenty of teas and coffee all the time and a fridge. The rooms and bathrooms are really clean. The bed linen is lovely and the beds very comfy....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed February 7, 2016

From the beginning of our trip Tim and Jake made us feel welcome. We received a friendly text telling us our room was ready while we were still on the road. The inn recently underwent a renovation and you would never know we were the first couple to stay there since it was completed. Nothing was out of place and...

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Mainz, Germany
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Friendly and helpful owners who provide a good home made breakfast with a positive community living style. Location is ideal to visit all of Portland on foot and good restaurants are close too. Trader Joes is five minutes walk, so a good glass of wine in front of the 50 inch TV with some nibbles is no problem! Thanks, Clive...

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Rochester, New York, United States
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Home away from home. Great vibe. Amazing breakfast. Super comfy bed (wow!) and use of private bathroom. Loved room #4. Best common room I have ever seen at a B&B- decor and style same as our home in Rochester, NY so really made us feel at home. Tim and Jake felt like old friends from the minute we met them....

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed October 4, 2015

The commitment of the guys who run this place, to minimizing environmental impact is welcome, creative, and even inspiring. Their hospitality and breakfasts are top-shelf. The 2nd floor common area is nice. There are some cute quirks that come with an older building (120 years old), e.g., our room 4 on the 3rd floor had a private bathroom, but you...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed September 16, 2015

This place is truly outstanding. Beautiful historic victorian lovingly reimagined by some truly great people. I feel sorry for anyone who feels the need to nit pick here. This place is the real deal. The rooms are lovely, filled with sunlight, immaculately kept, and beautifully decorated. However, Mercury lives in the details from chromecasts in the bedrooms to homemade cookies...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 15, 2015

First impressions were not good. The point of entry is unkempt (old peeling paint work and a dilapidated aspect, the garden verge on the sidewalk was overrun with weeds, blue 'recycling' boxes dumped next to the drive, and overflowing with water), we wondered what sort of place we had arrived at. However, we received a pleasant welcome from owner Tim...

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Timothy K, Owner at Mercury Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. While we are very sorry we didn't offer you the best possible experience we are incredibly grateful for the feedback offered here. We will take everything you've written and use it to make improvements and hopefully ensure that we do better in the future. If I may offer a some advice, both...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed September 15, 2015

From the efficient and friendly check-in to the DELICIOUS breakfast each day we loved every second of our stay. We stayed in Room IV which is huge, well designed (stylish and functional/comfortable) and has everything that we needed. It is on the 3rd floor which is worth it if you don't mind the stairs for the tree-top view. The private...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mercury Inn is a modern, sustainable inn in the heart of downtown Portland. Featuring locally-sourced breakfast made fresh every morning in-house, Mercury Inn is welcoming destination for any kind of traveler. Each guest room has been carefully designed to compliment the unique character of this classic Victorian building that has been welcoming travelers for over 20 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercury Inn

Address: 273 State St, Portland, ME 04101-2318 (Formerly Parkside Parrot Inn)
Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $55 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mercury Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Wild Iris Hotel Portland
Mercury Inn Portland, Maine
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Read the descriptions for the rooms, they will let you know what there is and if the room will meet your needs.”
maryl403, Mar 11, 2017 | Read review
“The luxury suite was fantastic, but having one of the second floor is a little bit more convenient, as it's next to the water/coffee area.”
  • One of the two rooms in the big suite.
manant2017, Jan 31, 2017 | Read review
“Room #3 is very nice”
davisjar, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
“Room IV is big but the (still-worth it-huge) bathroom is down the hall.”
331terryl, Jul 10, 2016 | Read review
“I have heard room 4 is fantastic, but we were delighted with ours.”
strindberg101, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
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