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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This inn is comfortable and cozy, with beautiful décor and a fabulous breakfast! Great location... walking distance to restaurants, the Museum of Art, downtown. We got lots of helpful advice about Portland from the innkeeper, Leo.

Thank Sally K
Weston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we walked in the door we knew we were in for a comfortable stay. We had only one night and left wishing we were there longer. The breakfast was excellent, the setting had an understated elegance and the innkeepers Leo and Patti were a joy.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really great Victorian bed and breakfast with all the modern amenities and a fantastic and very high quality gourmet breakfast. Just a few minutes from downtown Portland, Maine and minutes off the highway.

Thank Eric B
Concord, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a delightful weekend at the Inn On Carleton in late February 2017. The Inn is centrally located in the historic Arts District and an easy walking distance to many excellent restaurants and sites of interest. Portland, much to our surprise, is a wonderful little city to explore and a great place for foodies. The rooms in the Inn...

Thank Linda_Scott_861
Bristol, Connecticut
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had an awesome stay at the Inn. The location is great within walking distance to great restaurants and downtown. The gourmet breakfast was wonderful. Leo gave great restaurant and sightseeing suggestions. Saturday & Sunday morning included a serenade on the piano while we ate. We would definitely stay again. Cathy M.

Thank ajcjmyers
Leo M, Owner at Inn On Carleton, responded to this review

Appreciate your feedback always and please do come back in another season. Portland has something to offer in every season. David does pop in from time to time to play and sing some of his show tunes for a guests to hear. Lucky you!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Inn on Carelton is the perfect little getaway B&B in Portland. The hosts are very nice, willing to be as involved and offer advice or as left alone as you want. The Inn is within walking distance to restaurants and bars. Breakfast is included and is delicious!

Thank kateo1023
Leo M, Owner at Inn On Carleton, responded to this review

Happy to hear from you and so nice that you enjoyed your stay. Leo and I do our best to help and guide you in the right direction but at the same time recognize that this is your time to do as you please. Love cooking breakfast to start your day off perfectly.

Westford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stayed at the Inn for two nights during a visit to the area. Leo was very accommodating with his knowledge of the area and suggestions on what to see and where to eat. It was a healthy walk to downtown only because of the brisk weather, but it really is in a nice location as far as walking distance...

Thank Chris P
Leo M, Owner at Inn On Carleton, responded to this review

Here in the West End is an ideal location to take in the best of Portland just a wee bit quieter but still offering fantastic restaurants within minutes and the Portland art museum as well as the Longfellow House just ten minutes walking distance to pop in. Appreciate your kind comments and staying with us.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Kind innkeepers, delicious breakfast, clean rooms and walking distance to Old Port. My wife and I had a wonderful stay for a single night. We drove to Portland on a whim and rang the Inn on Carleton's bell hoping for vacancy. They were quite accommodating. Really though, the first sentence . subject says it all.

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Leo M, Owner at Inn On Carleton, responded to this review

We love walk-ins. To show you our inn is our pleasure. One night however is not enough even in the off season. Please come back again sometime to really take in what Portland has to offer. Thanks for staying with us.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We always wanted to visit New England and experience this part of our nation. The trip was delightful, the lighthouses were fabulous, and the Inn on Carleton was a great place to stay. There were several nice restaurants in walking distance as well.

Thank Jim K
Leo M, Owner at Inn On Carleton, responded to this review

Portland is still beautiful in the winter months with snow to take in the coastline and lighthouses. The fresh air is delightful and invigorating and then to come back to a cozy inn is just so special. Thanks for letting us know how much you liked your stay here.

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent nights stay, good recommendations for restaurants and walks, breakfast was beautifully cooked and the lounge and bedroom tastefully decorated. The only small issue was no tea or coffee seemed to be available in the lounge in the evening

Thank Margaret B
Leo M, Owner at Inn On Carleton, responded to this review

Glad you had a great stay here. Thank you kindly. We do offer tea time in the afternoon with cookies for our guests to enjoy. Our guests are dining out at all the great restaurants in the evening. So many to choose from in the West End as well as in the Old Port.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Restored 1869 Victorian located in Portland's historic Western Promenade. A short walk to the Portland museum of art, Maine medical, the arts district, the waterfront with shops and fine restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn On Carleton

Address: 46 Carleton St, Portland, ME 04102-3226
Region: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range: €121 - €226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn On Carleton 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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