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"comfortable and a good value......"

-NY Times



"remarkably peaceful... cozy"

-Downeast Magazine


"...comfortable beds, charming linens...CLEAN as a whistle!"

"Well thought out and just a great place to be."


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Bed and Breakfast lobby and luxury room, downtown Portland, ME
Welcome to The Inn At St. John
Welcome to The Inn At St. John

Charming Victorian Era Inn

Built in 1897 The Inn at St. John in downtown Portland, Maine is the city’s oldest continuously operating historic Victorian Inn. We offer an array of room styles, all of which are individually appointed and competitively priced. Whether you are searching for a dog friendly hotel room, an economically priced room for an extended visit, or a romantic luxury accommodation for a weekend getaway, The Inn at St. John is exactly what you have been looking for.

Conveniently situated in the west end of downtown Portland, the Inn is easily accessible to everything Portland has to offer. See the table below for distances from the Inn to popular area destinations. Don’t forget the numerous restaurants, shops, independent art galleries and night clubs, all within a 25 minute walk from the Inn’s front door.

Old Port - 1.7 miles
Airport (PWM) - 2.8 miles
Amtrak “Downeaster” - .85 miles
Casco Bay Ferry Terminal - 1.7 miles
Novastar Terminal - 1.7 miles
Civic Center - 1.5 miles
Portland Museum of Art - 1.2 miles
Hadlock Field for Portland Seadogs - .29 miles
Maine Medical Center .30 miles
Mercy Hospital 1 mile
USM 1.5 miles

Portland Maine Events

Vacation in Maine during any season and enjoy a wide variety of activities and events that are sure to make memories. Summering in Maine is an age old tradition for many families and it’s not hard to understand why. Activities include fishing, golfing, touring historical landmarks, taking day trips up coastal Rte. 1 and even just lazing on one of Maine’s picturesque beaches. Last, but certainly not least, Maine’s lobster can be had 101 different ways and is sure to be fresh, succulent and reasonably inexpensive.

Winter is equally as busy, whether you are shopping for that one-of-a-kind gift in the Old Port, taking in a show at Merrill Auditorium, or enjoying the snow of the great outdoors. Take advantage of the low off-season rates and see the beauty Maine has to offer throughout the winter months.

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Offering three levels of lodging, from Luxury and Traditional grade, to our moderately priced Value accommodations. You can rest easy - and so can your wallet. Also, be sure to check out our list of complimentary amenities provided with each room.
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Year round, Portland, Maine provides ongoing entertainment, fine dining, and sights of historical significance, with many more delights a short drive away. Our calendar and links are comprehensive and up-to-date, helping you plan a great getaway.
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Feel free to browse our online availability. Can't find what you're looking for? Call our toll free Reservation Hotline at (800)636-9127 or email us. We are staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week for your convenience!
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Address: 939 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102 | Telephone: (207) 773-6481 or (800) 636-9127
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