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International Motel

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276 Main St., Calais, ME
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International Motel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Viera, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

As other reviewers have stated, this is a basic, no-frills motel with dated decor. Front desk is only open until 10pm, so be sure to check in by then! They do offer both smoking and non-smoking rooms, however I believe they simply put a sign on the desk that says it is a non-smoking room if that is what you... More

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Charlestown, New Hampshire
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Basic older-style motel room. Outdated decor but clean and quiet place. Right next to a restaurant within walking distance. Close to the Canadian border crossing so easy to get out the next morning. Desk clerk polite. WiFi worked well.

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San Angelo, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I was a little wary about staying at this hotel?there are only 2 hotels in this town so you dont have much choice.but i was pleasantly suprised with my stay.the room was comfortable and clean even though a little musty smelling when walked into the room.i would reccomend this hotel for a short stay.

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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed in the main older complex as the ones overlooking the water were full. I know retro type motels are making a comeback but the room looked like it was in the year 1973. The walls were paneled and 20 years old shag carpet. Washroom was dingy and towels were terrible. It did have a flat screen TV but... More

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Ottawa, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This motel is definitely the worst motel I've ever stayed at. The only thing it has going for it is that it's cheap and had parking. From the moment arriving and checking in, the front desk guy was not friendly at all. No please or thank you or good night, just general grumpiness. They close the front desk completely at... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were told they had a new section down a few stairs. It's a separate building with 14 steep narrow stairs that make carrying large luggage pretty dangerous. The rooms in the new building are actually 19 years old! We felt very misled. No biggie right? We open the door and are hit with musty odor. No biggie, we will... More

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Vergennes, Vermont
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

While I was headed to St. John, New Brunswick to run the marathon I stumbled upon the International Motel on the U.S. side of the border. It's not too often after a long day of driving, without a reservation, you end up pleasantly surprised. This beautiful location had an unobstructed view of the St. Croix River, clean spacious room with... More

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Moncton, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The outside of the motel is nice enough but that ends once you enter the room. It smelled, the bed sheets did not look like they were changed and the bathroom was filthy. After staying there, I came down with a respiratory infection. Stay away.

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Bath, Maine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Nice local hotel, reasonable, clean and comfortable. Convenient to restaurants. Would go back anytime passing through the area. Easy access to bridge to Canada. Nearby amenities include several restaurants, fuel, places for coffee.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

This place is horrible. Please avoid. Bugs, crummy shower, musty smelly rooms, poor electrical, TV's are a joke. The biggest issue is there is such a difference in rooms. My room had an old TV with five channels. Other people traveling had different TV's with varying levels of cable. One had a fridge, one did not. Everyone talks about the... More

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Additional Information about International Motel

Address: 276 Main St., Calais, ME
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Calais
Number of rooms: 61
Also Known As:
International Motel Calais, Maine
International Hotel Calais

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