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4.6 out of 5

"I loved the historic building and its history. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 24 Oct 2022

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Hotel Description

Victorian B&B near University of Southern Maine

City center stay

Your stay at this Valley Street B&B places you within 2 miles (3 km) of University of Southern Maine and State Theatre. Portland Museum of Art and Thompson's Point are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This bed & breakfast features free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and free self parking. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning. A lobby fireplace, a computer station, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Room (Double bed - shared bath)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$75* Per night/room Dec 26 - Dec 27

Room (Double room, private hall bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (One twin bed-private hall bath)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub (Private bath)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (1 twin bed shared bath)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Room (Queen Room)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Inn at St John Portland In-Town ratings based on 19 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Inn at St John Portland In-Town

Everyone (12) Couples (3) Family (2)
5 out of 5
I loved the historic building and its history.

Posted by on Oct 24, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 24, 2022 by Inn at St John Management

Thank you for staying with us we do hope you visit us again should you be in the Portland.

5 out of 5
Sorry I don't have time

Posted by on Sep 17, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 18, 2022 by Inn at St John Management

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you in the future.

5 out of 5
I liked the looks, decor. Very english like vibes. But didnt care for how there were shared community bathroom for some guests. I didnt see that when booking.

Posted by on Apr 19, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 20, 2022 by Terry Morrison ~ General Manager

Makenzie- We are delighted you enjoyed our European décor and English charm. As advertised on all websites, we offer a variety of room styles including in room baths, private hall baths, and shared baths. Hope you enjoyed your visit to Portland, Maine and wish you all the best.

5 out of 5
Wonderful

Posted by on Jan 19, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 22, 2022 by Terry Morrison ~ General Manager

Douglas- Thank you!

5 out of 5

Posted by , from Kingfield on Dec 19, 2021

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5 out of 5
So clean and friendly! We will be back!

Posted by on Sep 16, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 22, 2021 by Terry Morrison ~ General Manager

Meagan- Thank you for the great feedback. We look forward to your next stay with us!

5 out of 5
Liked the old feeling of the building.

Posted by on Aug 20, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 21, 2021 by Terry Morrison ~ General Manager

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed our Inn!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

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1 out of 5
bed bugs

Posted by on Jul 12, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 15, 2021 by Terry Morrison - General Manager

Our Inn is very clean and DO NOT have bed bugs! We have a pest control company that inspects our Inn on a regular basis and have passed without any infestation issues.

5 out of 5
Great spot, nice staff, lots of rooms and not far from downtown at all! On the same road as mostly everything else!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 6, 2021 by Inn at St John Staff

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your review! We are glad our Inn's location, staff, and accommodations met your expectations. We hope to see you in Portland again soon!

About the Inn at St John Portland In-Town

Location 939 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Inn at St John Portland In-Town also features coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Victorian Portland bed & breakfast.

  • 39 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1897
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wireless internet access , Internet access (complimentary)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Portland Transportation Center (1.4 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Inn at St John Portland In-Town offers 39 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Portland bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Security system
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Smoke detector
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff does not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Inn St John Portland
  • St John Portland
  • Inn At St John
  • At St John Portland In Town
  • Inn at St John Portland In-Town Portland
  • Inn at St John Portland In-Town Bed & breakfast
  • Inn at St John Portland In-Town Bed & breakfast Portland

You should know

  • Alcohol isn't served at Inn at St John Portland In-Town.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.