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Calais Motor Inn

293 Main St, Calais, ME 04619
Calais Motor Inn
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

On a road trip to Canada, we overnighted at the Calais Motor Inn, and it was one of the biggest mistakes I have ever made. You are better off staying elsewhere or just crossing the border to find a place in Canada. This Inn was unsafe and noisy. After we arrived, we went down to the "fully licensed restaurant" which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

if you are looking for a new york city, big time hotel this is not it. if you are looking for a clean, friendly, comfortable place with good food, then this is the place for you. we stay here every year with our cat, going back and forth to nova scotia. will continue to do so for at least the... More 

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Charleston, Maine
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18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The hallways smelled of old smoke and were dark and not very clean, The room was straight from the 60S needs to be updated. The restaurant ws good and service was very friendly as there were only a couple of us in the place, good prices good food. The pool was out of service at the time of my visit.... More 

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John M, Owner at Calais Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are new owners of this property and have been able to do some much needed renovations! However, in the winter months our renovations are at a slower pace. Our main building is entirely smoke free. Despite signs on every door & a strict no smoking policy we are constantly enforcing these policies. We apologize for this and hopefully during... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

If you need a basic room. Nice staff, room has what you need - fridge, microwave, free wifi. Free coffee in the AM. Tip: there's a Dunkin Donuts up the street. It's a small town. Seemed like a lot of people on my floor but it was pretty quiet. Off the street a bit so vehicle noise was low. And... More 

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Portland, Maine
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37 hotel reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Checked in late one May evening with another couple. They had two rooms...gave the larger room to my brother and his wife and we took the smaller room in the main building. Their room was spacious, but old and tired linens greeted them. We had the same issues in our small room, but for us, our window overlooked the AC... More 

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Riverview, Canada
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

There is a pool advertised on the webpage. Too bad its closed. We booked here with a child to go swimming. 80 a night plus tax totally not worth it drive across the border or go to bangor. The rooms are old and outdated no elevator so be prepared to drag your luggage upstairs. Air conditioner is loud and annoying.... More 

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Arkansas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Let's face it. Calais is a place that the modern decorating world has left behind. You won't find ANY accommodations that even come close to a holiday in express. This place is the best of the bunch. They try hard to meet your needs and have a large selection of clean, safe room. Amenities vary by room...as expected with a... More 

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Oshawa
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

After a LONG day on road we checked into another hotel. Horrible!!!!!! We found the Calais Motor Inn. Front end staff was very friendly & helpful. Room was very clean and quiet. Could use a mint on the pillow. Lol

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Granite Falls, Washington
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

What I can say that's good is the interior access and heated pool. The rates were terribly high for a Wednesday night in a remote town with no major attractions in the area ($69/night). There was no complimentary breakfast -- only coffee and tea in styrofoam cups. The room keys were old school -- no key cards. The hallways were... More 

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Spaxton, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
47 hotel reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Not much to pick from in Calais Maine. Beds are comfortable and clean. Rooms are ample in size, not a place that I would like to stay in for longer than 1 night. There is an indoor pool in the hotel but it has no water in it!!!! well that says it all.

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