We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Inn at St. John

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Professional photos
Inn at St. John
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"}}
Add Photo Write a Review

619 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 598: English reviews
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AndreSalgado
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...

Rochdale, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival, the staff on reception gave a really warm welcome. Check in was quick and easy and we were allocated our room. The room itself was at the end of the corridor, and our bathroom was on the same floor but a few doors down (locked with a key, and for our room’s use only). There was no trouble...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank klee_baker
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Klee_baker- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St. John for your stay. Our friendly staff takes pride in providing wonderful service to every guest. We offer a variety of amenities to insure everyone has all they need while visiting the great City of Portland. Your comments are greatly appreciated and we are thrilled you had such a good time.

Jackman, Maine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place, Was worried about not having a bathroom in my room. I had my own private one across the hall. I liked it so much better, You put everything you need in there and there is no lugging or forgetting something, The staff was great, so helpful in everyway. I felt like I was being spoiled, Very clean....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank point61
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

point61- We are thrilled to have been "One of the best stays" for your time in Portland. Our goal is to make sure everyone feels at home in a clean and friendly atmosphere. Thanks again and hope to see you in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is clean cozy and adorable. It has a romantic feel to it. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The snacks and waters are a nice bonus. We go to Portland for concerts and we will stay there again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Danielle M
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Danielle M- We are so glad to have been your "Excellent Find" while staying in Portland for your concert. The Inn is centrally located to many venues on Portland's peninsula offering competitive rates, clean and cozy rooms in a friendly atmosphere. Can't wait to see you again for your next concert!

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a nice place to stay overnight so that we could enjoy Portland during the day. Inn at St. John was perfect! Free parking, lovely staff and very nice rooms. We had a private bath. Coffee and Continental breakfast in sectioned area off lobby in the morning. Microwave and fridge as well! Better than many major chain hotels. Great...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank karenq1964
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Karenq1964- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St. John for your visit to Portland. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciated all we have to offer. We can't wait to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will be honest...I was scared to stay at this place when we first drove up late at night...but for the money we just couldn't pass it up! The staff was very friendly and answered all of my silly questions. The room brought me back to my grandma's bedroom growing up. Although "older" it was comfy and did what it...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Daniella V
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Daniella V- We are delighted you chose the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland, Maine. Over the years we have kept the Victorian ascetic while doing some upgrading to meet the demands of today's modern traveler. Our friendly staff is always willing help make everyone visit a cozy and relaxing one. Thank you for the wonderful comments...

Acapulco, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful suite it was charming, clean and very cozy. Centrally located within walking distance to everything. The service was amazing. They have free breakfast and water bottles as well as delicious cookies to greet you.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank EmiliaCanamar
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

EmilaCanamar- Thank you for taking the time write wonderful comments about you recent stay here at the Inn at St. John. Our clean, cozy friendly Inn is the perfect place for folks to relax while visiting the City of Portland. Hope you get a chance to stay with us again sometime soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very homey, comfortable stay. Easy to get to, free parking, and unbeatable value for a "just like home" room with a private bath. Easy walk to concert venue and local restaurants and shops of beautiful Portland. Will be back again for sure!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Bethany S
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Bethany S- We are delighted you felt at home us here at the Inn. A lot of emphasis goes into keeping the Victorian aesthetic in a clean, comfortable, and friendly atmosphere. Hope to see you again in the future!

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in November. Overall we had a great stay. Small room but for us it was plenty. The staff was extremely kind. Room had an odd smell when we arrived but nothing too bad. Be sure to make to read about the bathrooms before you book. Some have a private bath, but some share. Can't beat it...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 519jenna
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

519jenna- Thank you for choosing the Inn at st John for your stay in Portland Maine. We have a variety of room sizes to fit most everyone's needs. Our friendly staff members are always willing to welcome guests and help with any needs they may have. Thanks again and wish you all the best.

Oak Park, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife found this place. We are vacationing a few days and wanted something out of the norm. Rooms are cute, very quaint and all the amenities. Be sure to get a room with a private bath. Staff is friendly and location is great to anything in town. Rooms might be considered small but they are very comfortable.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Terry T
Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. John, responded to this review

Terry T- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John. We try to keep the Victorian era aesthetic in our 120 year old building while adding modern touches and a variety of amenities to ensure every guest has a cozy and comfortable stay. Thanks again and hope to see you in the future.

147 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (138)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (21)
Viewed
Bathroom (12)
Viewed
Room/Suite (42)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (56)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Portland hotels
1.9 km away
Portland Harbor Hotel
Portland Harbor Hotel
#3 of 19 in Portland
1,209 reviews
1.9 km away
The Press Hotel, Autograph Collection
2.6 km away
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.4 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront
1.2 km away
The Westin Portland Harborview
2.4 km away
Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Inn at St. John

Address: 939 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-3031
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: $89 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn at St. John 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Odigeo and Orbitz so you can book your Inn at St. John reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Inn At St. John Hotel Portland
Inn At St John Portland
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Inn at St. John staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Inn at St. John staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
“get your own room with bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles cecelaine25, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Old inn room with private bath”
 of 5 bubbles 257charlesv, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay