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John's Motel

1275 rue Principale | Beresford, Bathurst, New Brunswick E8K 1A1 , Canada
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John's Motel
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Bathurst
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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NB Canada
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

John's Motel has become our go-to lodging when working in the area. I've had up to three staff stay here from a one night stay to 5 nights. Dollard, the owner, is friendly and accommodating. Rooms are spotless and one can see the great care in cleanliness. Kitchenettes are full size kitchens. Love the pillows. The motel is close to... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I went here with my boyfriend while doing a road trip, this was the cheapest we could find in that area. It was Average, the bed was decent but hard, we had an okay night sleep but will not be returning there. Upon our arrival we asked a couple questions and the person at the front desk made us feel... More

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johnsmotel, Owner at John's Motel, responded to this review

Hello, I apologize to you both if I did or said anything to you that made you feel bad because that is the last thing I would want to do to anyone that took time and spent there money at my establishment. I want to invite all our guest and respond positively to all there questions. We are doing some... More

Saint John
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
37 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I asked Dollard for room with microwave and fridge. I had a very nice spotless room with a large kitchen. Table and 4 chairs full size fridge stove microwave and all the utensils for 4 people. Dollard is a very nice friendly and helpful host. I recommend his motel to anyone travelling in the Bathurst area

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This is a great place to stop if you just need a place to rest for the night. You'll get the rest you need and the satisfaction that you've spent your money well. John, the owner, is a nice guy, and he's around if you need any help. The price is better than many other places in the area. Easy... More

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Alfred, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Got caught in a rain storm on our Harley's while touring NB. We saw the sign and took a chance. We were pleasantly surprised! The owner was very accommodating to bikers, gave us some rags to wipe off our bikes. The room was well maintained and very comfortable. There were 2 other bikers on their way to Quebec staying there... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed at this dog friendly motel for a night for an extremely reasonable price. We had a great time chatting with the owner, John, who is super friendly and wonderful to talk to. We watched some TV on the flat screen, had hot shower (water pressure is great!), and got good night's sleep. No wonder this is the first... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at John's motel one night instead of camping because it was raining. Very, very clean motel. Well taken care of and it shows. Close to downtown Bathurst. There is even a pool. For sure the best price in the area. Would not hesitate to go back if we're in the area again. Thank you !

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New-Brunswick Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night at this Motel during a very short visit in Beresford, my room was clean and the bed confy...Dollard was very nice to me and even waited for my arrival late at night to close the Motel for the night ! Great place to stay for 1 night !

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at John's Motel during our trip to the East Coast on our motorcycle. This is a great place to stay if you are travelling in the area. Not only was our room very clean and comfort able we had a full kitchen that allowed us to have a home style dinner. Dollard was extremely helpful and went out... More

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Gaspe Coast
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I found the motel comfortable, and clean. But what is impressive is the SHOWER. It is amazing, lots and lots of hot water, and for the first time anywhere, a BIG bar of soap! It is also convenient if one is going to Bathurst.

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Additional Information about John's Motel

Address: 1275 rue Principale | Beresford, Bathurst, New Brunswick E8K 1A1 , Canada
Location: Canada > New Brunswick > Bathurst
Also Known As:
John's Motel Bathurst, New Brunswick

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
John's Motel, built by the late John Poirier, is a family owned and operated business since 1969, located on the beautiful north east coast of New Brunswick. We are two kilometers from the Bay of Chaleur, just outside the city limits of Bathurst on route 134 north. We have a well maintained property, plenty of grass and green trees surrounding the motel for quiet, and leisure. Our rooms have a full bath and shower, color television with cable, and most importantly comfortable beds! We also boast a swimming pool and an area for picnics. We also have an in-room coffee. Bathurst is a scenic town, with a rich French and English history. The Gowan Brae Golf Course is a close 3 kilometer drive, the closest beach is 2 kilometers away, downtown shopping malls and restaurants are a short drive. You will enjoy the Bathurst Marina and the fun at the many beaches. There are many places to cycle and enjoy the scenery also.The Royal Canadian War Museum, the only one of its kind, besides the one in Ottawa, is a must see item on your agenda. The Miners Museum, tells about the local way to make a living; Bathurst has the largest zinc mine in the world run by Noranda. Atlas Park is a great place for the family, with paddle boats and canoes. During your stay with us plan a breathtaking drive on the Acadian coast toward Caraquet and visit the Acadien Village, the Pope's Museum and the Wax Museum. The Marine Center in Shippagan is a day trip.We offer kitchen units for long or short stays at economical rates, but make sure to get your reservation in to us as soon as you know the dates... They are very popular!! Come and sleep on summer sun-dried sheets and enjoy home-made hospitality.In the winter there are many fun activities to occupy you and your family in our region.Atlas Park offers week-end activities such as scuba diving under the ice, cross country ski trails, snow shoeing and much more. We are on the New Brunswick snow mobile trail system. There are dog sled races in our region every winter. Call to speak to Dollard at the above telephone number for reservations. We hope to see you soon!! ... more   less 
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