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Marathon Inn

Marathon Lane, North Head, New Brunswick E5G 3A4, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ste. Anne, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the marathon inn. It was close to many places at the North Head. We had supper at the inn which was very good but we were told by the waitress that the salad and dessert were part of the meal and realized when we got our bill that they were not.

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Calais, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved, loved, loved visiting Grand Manan Island, and would strongly recommend the trip. However, we were disappointed with the condition of the Marathon Inn. Wonderful staff, very pleasant and helpful, but the Inn needs lots of TLC. It's old, wooden decks are rotting in places not to mention sloping like crazy, room was damp and musty. The place is really... More 

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Asheville,nc
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough good about this place. My room was beautiful (room 5) with a view of the port. It was decorated in antiques, with a claw-foot bathtub. The bed was comfortable. Because of the cool climate, I did not need the a/c in July. This is supposedly the oldest continuously operating inn in Canada and the home is... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built in the 1870's its one of the oldest in Maritime Canada. If you are looking for a cookie cutter Holiday Inn this is not for you. On hand, extremely knowledgeable Inn Keeper who is always available to answer questions. Heated outdoor pool and beautiful verandas with rockers and a view of the water. We preferred the rooms in the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My request on this our second visit to this in was " one with a view and a claw tub " which is exactly what we got .. A big room , huge bathroom but for the view up three flights of stairs . Have only myself to blame for that. Gave us some exercise ,, glad we don't have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly people, very nice experience of an old motel. Loved it, would have loved to have more time to stay! They let us visit the copola upstair where we signed our name! We had time to take a good breakfast in the morning like they use too in the old time

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful old hotel, complete with "old building" quirks, a friendly staff, and comfortable facilities. You can get a glass of wine and sit on the veranda, watching the view and enjoying the sun. Lots of ways to relax and enjoy oneself on the island, and the guest rooms are meant to be slept in, not a retreat to hide in... More 

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beaufort, sc
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56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Three of us stayed for two nights and had absolutely the best time! It was early in the season and we had the place practically to ourselves which was a bonus; Darlene took the most wonderful care of us. I won't write about all the wonderful things she did to make us comfortable because she may not be able to... More 

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Skowhegan, Maine, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed here this past weekend Memorial Day for 2 days. I was very disappointed when first getting to the hotel. It needs a lot of work, updating and remodeling. We were on the third floor. The stairs are crooked going from first to second floor. We got to the room and had old wallpaper, small full size bed and... More 

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Bath, Maine
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A unique experience, historic property, rustic site, the island is bleak in winter. Not for everyone. We were there for curling. A great birding library. Very busy in summer. Great whaling in summer. Spectacular views

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