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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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114 helpful votes 114 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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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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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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17 helpful votes 17 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Sept 12 & 13th .For cleanliness alone, we gave this a 5! My friend and I were doing a Thelma and Louise on the East Coast. It was getting late and we had not booked anywhere. We noticed the Hillcrest and thought we'd just take a 'look'. The owner was so gracious, he showed us two rooms and offered up... More

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Rhode Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I can't say enough nice things about the family that runs the Hillcrest. I used to stay there every few months while taking care of things for family in NB but had a lapse of 3 years until this Summer. I'm happy to say they are still as friendly, thoughtful and hard-working. To just give the most outstanding example, there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We were very pleased at the Hillcrest Motel. The room was super clean and the owners could not do enough for you. We were close to the grocery store and gas station and the malls were just a few minutes from the motel. We will be back.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Room was clean and a quiet location. Older motel needs updating, but good value if on a budget and if you want to stay outside the city center. Grocery store and gas station nearby. Not far from reversing falls and city center.

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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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