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Calais Motor Inn

663 Main St, Calais, ME 04619
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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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Hamilton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Front Desk Lady was very nice and it was downhill from there.Place looks OK from the street but the rooms are sadly in need of refurbishing.I thought the bathtub could be cleaner also and the shower is for short people.There is a restaurant and pub on site but we chose to eat elsewhere.There is free wifi.Surprisingly the bed was comfortable.I... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We always tend to stop here for the night when coming back from Bangor. Not the best place I've ever been to. The beds are small but have lots of pillows. I did pull down the comforter to check the sheets like I always do no matter where I stay, they had a yellow stain on them. Hubby went to... More 

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Calais
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

First we were quoted 1 price and then it went up 20 dollars. OK so 65 is not bad if the room is nice, but it was not nice. It had mold on the top of shower, rust on the shower handle mold on the floor by the toilet. Tiles in the room look like they were going to fall... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I was only in for one night while in area for work. firm bed, quiet room, slow wifi. front desk staff very pleasant and made check quick and easy. This is not a new inn but is clean and close to Canada.(1 mile away)

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MA, USA
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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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 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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