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Holiday Inn St. Johns

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180 Portugal Cove Rd., St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 2N2, Canada
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Gander, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Holiday Inn from 2016/01/18-2016/01/22 for work conferences, I'll admit that the rooms do need updating and sound proofing but I've always found the beds and pillows comfy, the rooms are always warm and cozy and after a long day, I enjoy retuning to a room with fresh towels, full toilet paper rolls and a made bed!

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Norman V, General Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Dear Shelley B. Thank you for your comments, they are always appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the comfort of your bed and found the pillows comfy. We thank you and look forward to your next visit. Regards, Norman V. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for overnight stay whilst on way to Toronto, staff very friendly and the rooms very warm and comfortable, weather very cold so the warm room made it feel Nice and cosy, Food ok not the best but certainly not the worst , Breakfast good hearty start to the day,

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Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Staff were great, site overall dated and could use an upgrade. Based on the signage at site, they are upgrading on an ongoing basis. Room was clean, typical holiday inn amenities. A bit out of the way if you're doing the St Johns experience. East Side Marios is the onsite restaurant and there are no surprises there. Decent value for... More 

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Norman V, General Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Dear Jason G: Thank you for your comments, they are always appreciated. We are pleased to hear you appreciated the service received from our Team members and that you found value in your Food & Beverage experience at our East Side Mario's restaurant. We as well, look forward to our next set of renovations. We look forward to your next... More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Last time I stayed here was five years ago. Great to come back again. Nice hotel, it's nice to stay in a sixties style building, which is well maintained. Feel like it gives a proper north american experience of a hotel. Staff are great. Ended up with one night at the bar, while Rose was serving. Great banter, had a... More 

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Windsor, Ontario
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Sorry, Holiday Inn, but I have to spill the beans. I was there for a conference, and got a room in the first floor, which is sort of the basement (you go down from the lobby). On the surface all was well - a good-sized room, LED television etc. But there is an air of slow decay taking place. Curtain... More 

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Norman V, General Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Dear Lifeafterattcg: Thank you for your comments, they are always apprecaited. We are sadden to hear you had encountered a spider in the bathtub, for this we are truly sorry. It sounds like the water line may have been dripping from the toilet tank onto the floor, we would have to verify and make the necessary repair. Thnak you for... More 

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Winnipeg
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Stayed at this hotel for 5 nights as part of a conference. While there were some good points during my stay, the hotel is tired and in desperate need of a refresh. I was upgraded to a very large room at no additional charge. I had a complementary fruit plate and welcome note in my room upon arrival. Very nice... More 

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Norman V, General Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Dear Irene M. Thank you for your comments, they are always appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the comfort of your room, but do apologize for the short comings of the consistency in our Housekeeping service. We do look forward to our next set of renovations as well and to welcome you back. Thank you once again. Norman... More 

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Found myself here tied to a conference, not the nicest Holiday Inn in the network. A pool is coming in 2016, will make this a much nicer place to stay. There was a welcome note and a fruit plate waiting for me when I arrived from a late flight, nice touch. Although it's a little dated, the rooms are clean... More 

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Norman V, General Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Dear Paul N. Thank you for your comments, they are always appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the comfort of your accommodations and the treat in your room upon arrival. Our new fitness centre, indoor pool and slides actually opened on October 30th, so we are sure you will enjoy this on your next visit. We also look... More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Holiday Inns are always a first choice when I travel across Canada so when I see one down at the heels, it is disappointing. The property rates an "ok" but as each day passes, it becomes less and less attractive.

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Norman V, General Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Dear Peter B: Thank you for your comments, they are always appreciated. We as well, look forward to our next set of renovations. We are pleased to advise that our new state of the art Fitness Centre, inddor pool and two water slides in complete and now open to our guests. We look forward to your next visit. regards, Norman... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

While the staff was friendly we did not find this location to be particularly clean or central. Though the beds were comfortable the rooms and hotel in general were dated. It was also quite a distance from downtown. The only nearby place was the East Side Mario's which is attached.

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Norman V, General Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Dear JLV Delta: Thank you for your comments, they are always appreciated. We are glad to hear you found the service received from our Team members was friendly and you found the accommodations comfortable. Our hotel is centrally located between downtown and the airport. Approximately 10 minute drive in either direction. We thank you and look forward to your next... More 

Kitchener
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This is an average, older style Holiday Inn. I had a room at the 100 level which was interesting in that I had to go downstairs to reach it so the room was partially underground. Signs at the end of the hall indicated part of the floor was under renovation. Wasn't sure if that meant rooms or other spaces. My... More 

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Norman V, General Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Dear Jeff_B_KW: Thank you for your comments, they are always appreciated. We are glad to hear you found our Team members friendly and that you enjoyed the comfort of your bed. Our East Side Mario's restaurant is located on site and does provide service to our Guests. Our current renovation project is near completion for our new fitness centre, indoor... More 

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