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Hillcrest Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1315 Manawagonish Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 3X8, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 20 hotels in Saint John
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
arizona-mark verde valley
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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verde valley
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149 reviews 149 reviews
32 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

terrific little place to stay. i think there are only 10 rooms here at the most. the staff seems very friendly and the rooms are very clean. i wish i could say there is a beautiful view here, but the fog and rain seem to hide it - maybe tomorrow, hopefully.

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Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is small and close to the road. It's neat, clean and a good place to spend the night. There is no breakfast and coffee is on in the little vestibule where you check in. But, it's in a regular family style coffee pot and isn't available until 6:30, when they're open for check out. People who checked us... More

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Woodstock, N. B. Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for one night as we had an early morning meeting about 1/2 hour away. The bed was comfortable and the room was neat and clean. The person who checked us in was friendly and upgraded our room to a queen from the double I had previously booked. No problems so would probably stay again... More

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bronx ny
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174 reviews 174 reviews
25 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great prices, great customer service, the owner was very talkative and nice, the room was very big and very clean! We had a kitchen and made very good use of it. But they could use a upgrade on pillows and bath towels as well as be a bit more realistic about the fact that a small soap can be enough... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

recently stayed here for 3 nights, reasonably priced, very clean, no air conditioner, but there is a fan , which helps cool the room down at night, very nice owner, will definitely stay there again when traveling to St, John

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New England
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212 reviews 212 reviews
21 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

As other reviewers have noted, the first impression is depressing. But we got a terrific, clean, spacious room at a great rate. The hotel staff were friendly and very understanding as my phone kept breaking up while I tried to make a reservation. Excellent place to stop for the night.

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Charlottetown, PE
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed here one night and would rather stay here than any other hotel in the area. I visit St john for business. This hotel has all I need for a hotel. It is a very clean room and had everything near by. I'll be back in August and I'll be staying at the Hillcrest Motel.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Staying at the Hillcrest made me wish I lived closer. From the welcoming owner to the wonderful room and kitchen, we couldn't have been happier. The room was huge, cozy, comfy, well appointed, with the kind of little touches that show the thoughtfulness of the family who runs it. The wood paneled walls create a warm, relaxing atmosphere, there is... More

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Lee's Summit, MO
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My husband and I stayed here September 20th. Very nice. It reminds me of the motels my parents would stop at in the early 60's, but quite up to date. A very cabin feel. Also spotless. The owner was very helpful and friendly when we checked in. Gave us instructions on how to get to restaurants and places to see.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is a, small, cute, cozy, family run motel and the owners are wonderful folks. Our room was spotless and very comfortable. We highly recommend it to anyone visiting or traveling through Saint John, NB.

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Address: 1315 Manawagonish Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 3X8, Canada
Location: Canada > New Brunswick > Saint John
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hillcrest Motel 2*
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Located off St. John Route 1, this 24/7 open motel is a 10-minute drive from downtown Saint John. It features free Wi-Fi and free coffee on request. All rooms offer a microwave and fridge. A flat-screen TV is included in the rustic-style rooms at Hillcrest Motel. The spacious rooms provide a work desk and bath amenities for our guest convenience. Barbecue facilities and on-site laundry services are available at the premises. The motel also offers free parking. Brunswick Square Shopping Centre and the Aquatic Centre are each a 10-minute drive from this motel. New Brunswick Museum is 4.5 km away. ... more   less 
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