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“Delightful and comfortable stay.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Inn On Carleton

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Inn On Carleton
Ranked #4 of 12 Portland B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Delmar, New York
2 reviews
“Delightful and comfortable stay.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2011

Our host Buddy and his assistant Sonya made us feel comfortable and welcome from the moment we walked in the door until the moment we left. The Inn is within easy walking distance of all of the center of Portland. Great running routes from the Inn too.

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Lewiston, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2011

Normally, I prefer the anonymity of hotels, but this B & B is sublime! Buddy (the innkeeper) was so obviously competent that I could trust that my every need would be met, and he was also extremely welcoming and friendly. He made sure I knew that he was available if I needed anything, but then he left me to my own devices to relax and enjoy the place. Anyone who visits Portland should stay at the Inn on Carleton.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled solo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2011

Beautiful inn, recently renovated from top to bottom. Spacious rooms, inviting parlor and dining room. Buddy's breakfasts were not only delicious, but a treat for the eyes. He went out of his way to meet our wishes for healthy, low carb breakfasts. The help he gave us in finding great restaurants, interesting things to see and places to go was so valuable. Be sure and take the ferry to Peak's Island and walk around it to view the ocean crashing on the black rocks. Leave enough time for picture taking and walking 3 to 4 miles around the island. The real Italian gelato on Fore St. was excellent.

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  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2011

Buddy is wonderful. Place is impeccable. Architecture is charming. Walk to a water overlook just 4 blocks away. Can't say enough good things. Did I mention the building is on the National Historic Register?

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled on business
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Harlingen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2011

We had a blast, great local, close to the olde port area. Our host and awesome chef, Buddy, made us feel like we were home! Highly recommend. We had room 4 and 3. Both great. Our Mom had a great bubble bath in a nice deep claw foot tub! She loved it! The fireplaces made it so comfortable, as it was a chilly weekend. Go check it out! lisa o'rourke Deep South TEXAS

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with family
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Starkville, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2011

Buddy and his staff has wonderful service while staying at this lovely bed and breakfast. My spouse and I really enjoyed our stay and wish we could have stayed longer. The common area was warm, inviting, and felt like home. And oh my gosh breakfast was GREAT!

Just wanted to send out a thanks and if we find ourselves up that way
again, rest assured that we will be looking up this place to stay. Do not
think we could think of staying anywhere else.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2011

I have become wary about lodging reviews, as so many (especially in New York City) seem over-inflated, if not downright fraudulent. Not so about the Inn on Carleton. This is a lovely, romantic, quiet, perfectly maintained B&B that's a pure pleasure--to which we look forward to returning. Portland has become one of the hippest towns in America, with great restaurants and amazing architecture. Many visitors who never go beyond the waterfront neighborhood are missing very much. The Inn on Carleton is perfectly situated to take in all of Portland.

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Property: Inn On Carleton
Address: 46 Carleton St, Portland, ME 04102-3226
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Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn On Carleton 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Restored 1869 Victorian located in Portland's historic Western Promenade. A short walk to the Portland museum of art, Maine medical, the arts district, the waterfront with shops and fine restaurants. ... more   less 
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