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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
  • 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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Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 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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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Terrible allmost like a nightmare. The mold wss one thing the curtains they use for sheets another. The fecis stains on the towels did it for me will be calling the Dept of Health. The dirtiest place I have ever seen. It should be condemned. Perhaps the board oc health will when I contact them.

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Wellington, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Extremely dirty! Probably was wonderful in its heyday, but is rundown and dirty now. We could not wait to leave and did so as early as possible the following day. Pool was green (seriously!), outside room was FULL of cigarette butts all over the ground and trash can too was full of butts, really smelled bad. Fence to railroad only... More 

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Saint John
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Not a complainer but our room was disgusting, green mold on wall, half eaten candies stuck on the table, we asked to be moved and they did move us but room still not great, very out-dated! Staff were not that friendly and I ordered 2 orange juice in the morning which cost me $8, because the o j for the... More 

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Halifax, NS
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

If you look at our other reviews we generally are happy with our hotels. BUT please do yourself a favour, don't book here. It's dirty and loud. The lobby smells of dirty grease. It is priced lower than most for the area but not low enough, actually at no price should you stay here! I can't believe that online sites... More 

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