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Inn at St. John

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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Yes, the inn is old, and yes, the bathroom is down the hall and around the corner but the location is easy to find and the staff is wonderful. Jeffrey at the front desk is incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. I recommend.More

Thank Christie C
Response from Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. JohnResponded 21 July 2015

Christy C- Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The staff here at the Inn does a wonderful job and takes a lot of pride in providing great guest service. Yes, our 119 year old European Inn is a bit quirky but...More

Reviewed 17 July 2015

It's a quaint historic Inn. Staff is wonderful, rooms need some updating & cleaning (dusty pipes & such). The biggest downside is the location. It is in a really bad part of Portland. Although a block from Maine Medical Center, It was scared to walk...More

Thank LuvOBX13
Response from Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. JohnResponded 21 July 2015

luvOBx13- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. Due to the age of the building we consistently make upgrades. Your feedback is welcomed and gives us opportunities for improvement in the future. I am honored to have...More

Reviewed 8 July 2015

This inn has been retrofitted several times, not seamlessly. The rooms are comfortable but very quirky (mine had furniture, wallpaper, and curtains meant to evoke the early 1900s; a 1970s vintage push-button phone; a plastic toilet seat that wouldn't stay up; a shower that only...More

Thank April L
Response from Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. JohnResponded 9 July 2015

April L- Thank you for your thoughts regarding your recent stay at the Inn at St John. We are glad you found our service to be friendly and your room clean. We also would like to thank you for the comments with regards to the...More

Reviewed 6 July 2015

Before booking I called every hotel near downtown to inquire about pet policies. This hotel is affordable, fun and pet friendly. We were able to walk to a nearby park with our dog and then walk to the old port for a meal and some...More

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Response from Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. JohnResponded 9 July 2015

George T- Thank you for choosing the Inn at St John for your stay in Portland Maine. Dogs have always been welcomed for folks who prefer to travel with their pets and are greeted at the Front Desk with treats! We are glad you found...More

Reviewed 2 July 2015

Great place if you're on a budget and looking for a romantic getaway Pros: -Fantastic price for size of room -Helpful staff -Well-appointed, spacious room -Ample parking -Free cookies, water, coffee, tea 24hrs Cons: -Breakfast mostly Costco quality (my biggest gripe) -Moderate walk from downtownMore

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Response from Terry M, General Manager at Inn at St. JohnResponded 7 July 2015

ntheodo2- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us here at the Inn. We appreciate the wonderful comments as well as areas of opportunity. Glad you were able to enjoy your romantic getaway and wish you all the...More

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Response from Amy B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can walk, it's a little long and up hill going in. We would walk in during the day and take a cab ($7 ish) or bus back.
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