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Review of The Inn at St. John, Portland, Maine

Posted on | May 25, 2010 | 1 Comment

Article by Connie Limon

The Inn at St. John in downtown Portland, Maine is a historic Victorian Bed and Breakfast and the city’s oldest continuously operating inn. The inn is nearby numerous restaurants, shops, independent art galleries and night clubs, all within a 25 minute walk from the Inn’s front door. Built in 1897, the Inn at St. John offers an array of room styles and is a pet friendly.

There are 39 distinctive guest rooms each unique in design featuring period wallpaper and Victorian styled furniture in some rooms while others have exposed brick with a more contemporary feel.Three styles of guest rooms include:

* Luxury accommodations* Traditional accommodations* Value accommodations

Wake up to a continental breakfast served each morning in their cozy breakfast alcove from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00a.m.Breakfast offerings include:

* A variety of pastries* English muffins * Bagels for toasting* Fresh fruit* Two juice selections* Fresh hot coffee* Cereals* Yogurt cups

Things to do in the coastal city of Portland, Maine:

* Year round excitement* Excellent restaurants* Guided tours through historical landmarks* Shows at the Merrill Auditorium* Shops in the Old Port carry unique local merchandise that are great for souvenirs* Skiing in season* Portland Headlight* Victoria Mansion

The Inn at St. John in downtown Portland, Maine has a definite European feel to it, visitors tell stories of how every staff person was gracious and helpful as well as the beautiful d├ęcor and immaculate housekeeping standards.

If you are looking for a nice downtown Portland, Maine bed and breakfast inn offering an variety of room styles, individually decorated and competitively priced, The Inn at St. John should certainly fit your needs. The Inn at St. John was built in 1897. This Inn is also a good choice for a romantic luxury weekend getaway and is pet friendly so you don’t have to leave your pet companions behind for the weekend. Victorian decor compliments the romantic atmosphere. The location is also convenient in the west end of downtown Portland. Numerous restaurants, shops, independent art galleries and night clubs are all within a 25 minute walk.