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Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 Portland Street at Main, Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 4H8, Canada
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
36 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it is dated but; our spacious, quiet room #323 had a clean comfortable bed. The tub had a rubber stopper, so I had a shower instead of a bath. Every staff we encountered was very friendly and helpful. We had a 20 min. walk to the restaurants on the waterfront. ( We passed the Hilton 15 mins walk). For... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was not our first choice or 1 through 6 it was one that had two rooms for our group to stay for two nights. The rooms are dated and have a musty smell. The elevator is slow and really old getting to the 5th floor was a adventure. The hotel also doubles as a group home for folks... More

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Moncton, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon registering I was told there was a planned power outage at midnight until 5 am, ok, maybe that can't be helped but I should have guessed that this wasn't going to be a great stay. Upon entering room I noticed everything was very dated although it appeared clean. Bathroom had dirty grout in tub & tub itself was obviously... More

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where does one begin? The front end staff were very welcoming and friendly. That's as good as it gets. Once you enter the slow one working elevator you get to see the true colors of what this hotel has to offer. The price for our room was extremely cheap...but for a reason!!! As an interior designer my job is notice... More

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Petrolia, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monty python's routine notwithstanding, this hotel was the worst i have been in since a hostel in Suzhou, in China.last autumn. There, at least, i had considerably lower expectations for a considerably lower price. To be fair, we had just come from a Holiday Express, not the worlds most wonderful hotel chain, but generally acceptable, but this hotel was beyond... More

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Val-d'Or, Québec, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you pay 108$/night for 2 adults / 2 children with a hot breakfast included, you can't expect a 5 star. Although this hotel needs some work and renovation, it was clean and the room was comfortable. The deco was a bit outdated, but I can't see that when I sleep, and I did sleep very well, the beds were... More

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38 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in from a day of touring Maine and NB. They had very friendly staff and nice enough rooms. The hotel is dated and needs some current touch ups. Pool and the routine amenities. The included made to order breakfast is good so you can have your eggs and toast etc. There is 11 different breakfast options to choose from.... More

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Blossburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room smelled bad. The fixtures and tile appeared to be from the late 1980s, and the bed gave me a terrible back ache. The elevator was "scary." The free breakfast in the morning was nice, though the coffee did smell like wet dog. When we checked out, the attendant at the desk took great pains not to ask us... More

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Moncton , NB
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104 reviews 104 reviews
32 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The room was clean, staff was friendly and helpful, Location was good , close to shopping and a walk to most things. restaurants near by and the waterfront is close enough to enjoy a stroll or look at the cruise ships when they come in.

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Woodstock, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

The room smelled like a dead animal by the doors in the room. No batteries in the remote. No menus for room service they simply said "well what do you want?" Two shower temperatures in the evening: freezing cold and cold. Two shower temperatures in the morning: scolding hot for 6 seconds and then freezing cold for 20+ Wifi in... More

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Address: 10 Portland Street at Main, Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 4H8, Canada
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Location: Canada > New Brunswick > Saint John
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Hotel Class:3 star — Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza 3*
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Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza Hotel Saint John
Fort Howe Saint John
Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza Saint John, New Brunswick

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Experience the history of Canada’s oldest incorporated city by staying at the Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza. The hotel is located between Historic Fort Howe and historic Fort LaTour (located on the Saint John harbour front). The hotel is adjacent to the Lord Beaverbrook Rink and Harbour Passage. A short walk along Harbour Passage puts you in the heart of uptown Saint John. Whether you are traveling from the East or from the West, the Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza is ideal for the business or leisure traveller as it is easily accessible from Highway 1. The Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza offers 133 spacious and comfortable guest rooms, 8 meeting/conference facilities and 1 large reception hall which can accommodate up to 450 guests. Let our knowledgeable and friendly staff transform your stay in Saint John into one you will not soon forget and allow us to make the Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza your home away from home. Fun for the whole family. The Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza also offers one of the largest hotel indoor pools in Saint John, complete with shower facilities. Want to relax, spend some time in our hot tub or try out our fitness centre. All available to our guests free of charge. ... more   less 
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