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Colonial Inn

175 City Road | P.O. Box 2149, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 3T5, Canada
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow
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44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Our booking during our trek through the eastern states of the US, having stayed with my 2 daughters, one in Barrie, Canada and the other in Lakewood, OH, was made with no knowledge of the history or nature of the inn, apart from advertising blurb. The fact that it was on 175 City Road, led us to believe it would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd say this hotel isn't as bad as all the reviews I've read before coming here. The bathroom was clean. The room was clean. The bed was clean. No stains like some people have mentioned. The housekeeping is good. They come clean the room everyday. There's just a couple things that need improvement. The whole hotel smells of cigarette smoke.... More 

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Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It smelled awful, the pool was out of service, the restaurant was closed... Plus there was somekind of renovation in progress (a really slow pace ).In my opinion the entire place should be closed down!

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After looking at the travelocity site - which made this hotel look far better - we arrived to a broken sign over the hotel, weeds growing from every corner and windows with peeling paint- and this was just the outside! Once inside, our non-smoking area smelled of smoke, the hallway around from us - where we had parked our car,... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was rated as 2.5 stars by Expedia so I booked a non refundable rate for what was supposed to be a decent hotel. I was shocked by the hotel (sign falling off of the building, very musty smell in lobby, dirty carpets, foundation crumbling. building materials just off the lobby, worst hotel I've ever stayed in) in a... More 

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Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

With 1 star I came in with low expectations...and was very disappointed even at that. Can we get a new rating system? Possibly minus 1 star, maybe even minus 2. This hotel is in a seemingly bad area of Saint John, NB and has a crappy little casino in it. Looks like it used to be nice, but is very... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Walking distance to downtown attractions (20 mins), but no other perks. Carpets seemed to have never been vacuumed and funny smells, feels very unclean. Nice girl at the desk, but clueless. Plastic poinsettas at the breakfast table.... Breakfast was a choice between a slice of wonderbread, stale cereal, or stale mini-muffins.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is the lowest rating I have ever given on Hotwire. I like to stay in clean hotels but I don't need them to be completely renovated and updated. This place was gross. It was unclean from the sheets to the bathroom. What's worse, the walls are paper thin. You can hear everything going on in the hotel and the... More 

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London, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The motel is located next to the train tracks and a busy road, so it is quite noisy in this area. Most of the lights in the parking lot were burnt out, so it was dark and felt somewhat unsafe. The bed sheets had stains on them and the towels were damp and didn't look very clean. Only one of... More 

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Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Booked this hotel through Hotwire. Never again! It's dirty, smelly and mouldy. The towels and sheets are yellowed and stained. The pool water is a murky green. The "free breakfast" mini muffins had mold spots. The lobby is filled with dirt-bags playing the gambling machines. The whole hotel smells. Heard a rumour that this hotel is used for swingers on... More 

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