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International Motel

276 Main St., Calais, ME
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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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our trip through Maine we (3 Germans) stayed here in the spacious Riverview units for one relaxing night after a long drive, had a nice river walk overlooking the Canadian border and were very happy about the dinner next door, recommended by the friendly front desk. We were very pleased with our stay, when we went back to the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We stay at the International Motel in Calais about 5 times a year. Comfortable bed, clean and have a microwave and fridge in all rooms. Diner next door for a great home cooked meal. Good sized rooms, small TV, but hey, we are not there to watch TV.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have stayed here several times while our son was going to Washington County Community College, and we love it! The rooms are clean and have a vintage feel. There is free wi-fi. The staff members are pleasant, helpful, and friendly. The beds are comfortable. Remember that there are no blow dryers provided!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I was late arriving at the airport which meant I would arrive at the Motel after the office had closed. I called Dan at the desk and he suggested a way to get the key to me after hours which worked tremendously well. The room was as he promised and, since it was off season, he did not require a... More 

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Viera, Florida
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 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
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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 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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