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Intervale
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We picked this inn because it was so close to Maine Medical Center. It was delightful. We had a ground floor room with exposed brick on one wall. It was nicely decorated. The bathroom was well appointed with robes and slippers; even toothbrushes. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay here again.

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Canon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Inn at St. John several times and have always loved it. The rooms are quaint and well appointed and have an old world charm. The staff is always pleasant and the location is great.

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

Ernest R- Thank you for being a loyal repeat guest and for the wonderful comments about your stay. It was a pleasure having you and hope to see you again in the future!

massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent one night as a last minute getaway. Great value, great location, wonderful staff, comfortable room. Why just four stars? Sorry, had to. Nice room, one of last two available. On busy Main Street side so noisy. Will definitely be back and try for another room. Free parking, good continental breakfast and friendly, helpful staff on all shifts we met....

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

tpdstag- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. We appreciate the great comments about service, room quality, parking, breakfast and are very sorry the street noise disturbed you. Being located in the heart of Portland, there are bound to be unavoidable times when the traffic is louder than usual. Thanks for choosing the...

Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I loved this place and plan to go back next time I'm in Portland. It is a beautiful old Victorian Inn on the outside and luxurious on the inside. Staff is so friendly and accommodating. They serve a Continental breakfast and also keep snacks and drinks out for guests. The beds are comfortable and even though the bathroom was not...

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

Angelofmcy- Your comments about our beautiful Inn are greatly appreciated! It mean so much to us that travelers have a wonderful overall experience that is reflected in a positive review. From our well decorated clean rooms, amenities, and great service, a lot of time and energy goes into every detail to make sure guests feel welcomed and at home. We...

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Waterford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The inn at St. John is one of the hidden gems of Portland. Not a lot of amenities but a beautiful clean spacious room. And free parking which is hard to find in Portland. The people manning the front desk were so helpful in the continental breakfast was very nice.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review about your recent stay. Our well appointed and clean rooms offer a cozy and relaxing space for travelers to feel right at home. Our staff is always friendly, helpful and informative should folks have any questions while visiting Portland. Your review is greatly appreciated and we hope to see...

Newark, NJ
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were in Portland during the off season, but not too off season. Got a great rate and the hotel is close-ish to downtown and close to the airport. The place has an old world feel but the amenities of a modern hotel. Super nice people. My room was huge, nicely appointed, with a modern bathroom, all amenities, and nice...

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

markl20202- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St john for your stay in Portland, Maine. We try to strike a balance between offering modern amenities while trying to keep the Victorian charm of the building. Our friendly staff does everything that can to make sure every guest has a comfortable and relaxing stay. The Inn is centrally located in...

Rockport, Maine
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My choice for cosy stay in Portland Maine, staff is genuinely warm and helpful! I had already checked out and didn't notice that my wallet had fallen out of my coat in closet,so I'd like to especially thank Bobbi, one of the maids who scoured room quickly and found it for me!Another employee named Will who had been shoveling snow...

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

D2426WHalex- Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your recent stay and our helpful staff. A big part of our success and who we are as a company has a lot to do with our friendly staff. They always go above and beyond to help whenever possible. Every detail matters, that's why we put a...

Waverley, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

No elevator, so be prepared to walk up stairs to your room ... Perhaps MANY stairs. Very nice, informative welcome from Glen. Extremely clean, warm and well appointed, but our room was very small (which was ok), but the bed seemed unusually small for a double. No hot water in the evening. Close to restaurants. Breakfast included but seating is...

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

JeanYHZ- Thank you for your comments about your recent stay. We advertise throughout our website and when booking directly through us that we do not have elevators in the building but are always willing to help guests with luggage to and from their room. We have a variety of room styles and sizes to fit any guest needs or budget...

Gardiner, Maine
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I don't usually review places but I had business in Portland and an impending snowstorm convinced me to come a night early to avoid the travel conditions. I researched many hotels/inns in Portland and the Inn at St. John's caught my eye based on reviews and the convenient location to everything in downtown Portland (8 minutes from Old Port.) A...

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

leelee3500- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay and are thrilled you had a pleasant time with us. We take pride in the excellent reviews guests have given us and work hard every day to insure everyone has comfortable and enjoyable accommodations. Thanks again and wish you the very best!

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We've left with the impression that only THE NICEST people work at The Inn. Regarding the building itself, it is very nice. Furniture is beautiful, rooms are charming. Our private bathroom (at room 5A) was a small one, with the ceiling on the shower being particularly low. The steep stairs can be a challenge - specially for those with big...

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

AdreSalgado- Thank you for writing such a wonderful review about our friendly staff and decor! We pay close attention to every detail inside the Inn, review all comments online and are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. It's nice to know all the work that goes into running a European Inn such as this is appreciated. Thanks again and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Inn at St. John

Address: 939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: £51 - £69 (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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“Ask for rear of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles tpdstag, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask if the baths are in the room, some are shared, but was never a problem for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Angelofmcy, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“5A is a beautiful room. Facing the back of the building, it is not noisy at all. The tiny shower could be a problem for VERY BIG people.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreSalgado, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There's no elevators, so if stairs are an issue, go with the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles daniellemI5214NE, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We love 101 and 108 because of the proximity to the lobby!”
 of 5 bubbles 440janh, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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