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Hillcrest Motel

1315 Manawagonish Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 3X8, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Trust me you can't find better place to stay in town. amazing room with an amazing view. The owner is an excellent person who has been helping us a lot .I recommend you to check it out. The rooms are very warms in winter, everything's very clean and organized. Big washroom, big room for cheap price

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Room had a small kitchen and everything was clean--bed, bathroom, and kitchen. Considering other choices in Saint John, I was happy with the price and location. It's in a quiet location and you can get on roads leading everywhere in the province from here. The room had a fan in it and the fan was adequate to cool the room... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The Hillcrest is a clean, quiet, basic motel in a convenient location. When the the fog isn't in, it has a great view of the ocean off in the distance! We have stayed there several times while passing theoughnSt. John. On our most recent trip, I left behind an old fleece jacket of semi,entail value. I emailed the owners 2... More 

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Clinton, CT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Ferry is only a five minute drive from this hotel. It is very basic. Clean small rooms. Secure area. Not much of a view. Fridge in room. St. John is not a beauty spot of Canada, but if you need a place to stay there, this one will do well.

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Thank James C
Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This is our first stay (one night) during out 2 week tour around the Maritimes, and it's the cheapest out of all the places we booked. For the money we paid, the rooms are clean and comfortable. The motel is located in a convenient location, and has amazing views. I give it 5 stars based on what we got for... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

No ice, phone, coffee maker, no bathroom outlets, only two sets of sheets. There was a TV scroll on ch 5 so great. The 5 rating is for a clean room which didn't smell of curry style cooking or smoke or animals. The sheets were clean as were the towels. The mgr spoke fluent english and understood the great Can... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Bed linens in 2 beds had blood and hair.wrinkled like someone slept on them.went to request fresh linen and I was given another wrinkled bed sheet which did not smell fresh either. If you plan to sleep there make a habit to remove the covers and check the linens otherwise you will sleep on weird body fluids

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Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rosie, Sorry to hear that your kids did not like the stay at our hotel. Please note that the amenities that you were looking for were not available at the price that you paid by choosing the most basic rooms of the motel. Your kids played in their room all day long, and so very hard to justify the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

No luxury here. Basically bare bones (as is this review): Convenience -- yes. Low-priced -- yes. Friendly -- yes. Comfortable --yes (Might not have been if temperature high -- no A.C.). Just do not count on any amenities.

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Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Hi Edgar, Thank you for taking the time to posting your review on Trip advisor for the Hillcrest Motel. We do appreciate you mentioning that this is a motel at reasonable price with basic amenities. Thanks again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The location is very good. It locates 10 minutes drive from city center, among a touristy neighbourhood. There is a Sobeys 5 minutes driving as well. The owner is helpful to upgrade and show the room. The two double bed room is nice and clean. It has a microwave which is very useful. The room connects to a balcony and... More 

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Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent experience at our motel. Thank you so much for sharing, and taking time out of your busy day. It certainly sounds that we were a good fit for you. When traveling to Saint John, we hope to see you again. Thanks again, Jas More 

Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

the rooms stink mildew and carpets stink bathroom to small . yea overall yuck place . very dusty walls fridges had pieces of hair on bottom shelf . can hear everything threw walls and ceilings like kids running over my head while I try to sleep . its not a great place unless your looking for 10 minute nap off... More 

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