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Colonial Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   175 City Road | P.O. Box 2149, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 3T5, Canada
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Ranked #19 of 20 hotels in Saint John
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Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor choice even by average standards. The staff were friendly. Entire hallways were either closed or under repair and halls/rooms that were available were old, rundown, cold and much smaller/cramped than advertised! Not an enjoyable stay.

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Just don't do it. We checked in and were greeted by the smell of curry, alcohol and cigarettes. Our room was down a terrifying hallway with hallway doors that would lock behind you... we passed a group of teens getting high in the hallway. Upon arriving at our dirty, scary room, we decided that it wasn't worth it and checked... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

please do yourself a favour and avoid at all costs this place. our carpet was filthy, nothing worked, a light bulb blew by the bed. paint was chipping. towels were frayed. it was hideous. never again~

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

There is no rating scale that can cover exactly how bad of a hotel The Colonial is, terrible just doesn't do it justice. There is no exaggeration when I say it's the worst hotel I've ever been inside of. If I didn't have such a good sense of humor, we'd have chosen to sleep in the van instead of this... More

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Brewer, Maine
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Recently took a family vacation with a stop in St. John... we literally drove into the parking lot and drove right back out to find a better, safer looking place to stay. A homeless shelter likely would have been more comfortable than this. You could visibly see the locks had been pried off som of the doors and there were... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The pictures are extremely deceiving, date the hotel by 10-15 years with no maintenance and only basic cleaning and you have today's version. The hotel is dinghy, the rooms are very basic with outdated decor and cheap bedding, the beds are hard, the carpets dirty (I didn't want to take off my shoes), the wallpaper is peeling and the walls... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Had more of the appearance of a grungy bar instead of a hotel. Had stained sheets, dirty, beer bottles on the counter. All this for $75/NT, Only stayed for one hour then left with the assurance of a full refund. Of course I had to get my credit card company to reverse the charges for the first night. I will... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I don't see how any stars can be awarded to this place. The entrance/lobby was dirty, the back parking area was filled with drunks hanging out by their trucks; the door was broken (allowing free access); the carpets were dirty. We were scared. We stayed elsewhere. Don't stay there.

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Lower Sackville, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Where to start......This place sucks, pool closed, ice machine broke, place smells funny, back door not even locked, restaurant only open for breakfast, bathroom looks like there is some mold in it as well, booked for 2 but might only be 1 night, see what happens....and none of this noted on the website, only worth about 25.00 a night if... More

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Appleton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Aside from the lower price and very nice front desk worker, this place did not have much going for it. First we noticed the musty smell throughout the hotel that continued right up to our room., The floors were covered in dark stains which gave the impression that it wasn't clean, although it probably was as best as it could... More

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Additional Information about Colonial Inn

Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel
Colonial Hotel Saint John
Colonial Inn Saint John, New Brunswick
Address: 175 City Road | P.O. Box 2149, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 3T5, Canada
Location: Canada > New Brunswick > Saint John
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 20 hotels in Saint John
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Colonial Inn 2.5*
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