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Shiretown Motor Inn

282 North Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Houlton
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Merrimack, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-paid for a King size room, in the newly renovated ( if this exists) section. We walked in to two double beds, since we were paying for a King room we called the front desk. The woman indicated nothing else was available. Funny because we booked weeks ago? I was digesting our small room when I sat on the... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Motel is family run and they do try to help you in all that they can. However, stay in the NEWLY renovated part and pay the little extra as the older section really need work. No smoking rooms have smoke smell that hits you like a brick when you walk in and are not really up to par with... More

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Saint John, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our car broke down and we had to get towed to here. The desk clerk was very kind to us. We were traveling with 2 adult dogs and a puppy we had just picked up.She did not charge us for the 3 dogs and, the next day, when our vehicle was not ready at checkout time, she allowed us to... More

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

It was snowing, we were tired from driving for many hours and found this motel on the main road, it was the only place we saw in this remote area. We went in to get a room, the lobby wasn't bad so we took a room. I'm not big on motels anyway but when we walked around back to our... More

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Belfast, Maine
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Clean and pretty up-to-date rooms. I really enjoyed the pool area, towels could be a bit bigger. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Hotel is right on the trails and in close proximity to pretty much whatever Houlton has to offer.

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Gorham, Maine
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 hotel reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

It had been years since I had stayed here but found myself in town again for work. I was satisfied with this stay, my room was in the remodeled section and I found it to be adequate, clean, warm and a comfy bed. The Wi-Fi worked well and I enjoyed the microwave and refrigerator. Would stay here again in the... More

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153 reviews 153 reviews
34 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We used to stay here every year on our way up to Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The Motor Inn was fine for a night's stay - nothing special, but a place to put your head down and get some rest, especially if you get a room on the side away from the road. Free wi-fi is good. And, there's... More

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Nova Scotia
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10 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

On the last night of our Girls Trip to Maine we decided to stay in Houlton. We enlisted the help of Google to find out which hotels were in the town. We stopped at the Shiretown and liked the price so we decided to check it out. The building we were given a room in was a rebuild after a... More

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Auburn, Maine
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I have stayed at this Inn more times than I can count for business trips. I always stay in the newer part and am happy to say it is always clean and is in good condition. I have alot of anxiety about staying in public places and have been able to stay there without complaint. The staff is friendly and... More

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New York City
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

Needs lots of updating. Non-smoking room smelled like a smoking room. Just bearable enough to rest ones head for the night after a 10 hour drive. Looked like room could have used a vacuum once over. Great location near border and convenience like a Tim Horton and Walmart close by

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Address: 282 North Street, Houlton, ME 04730
Location: United States > Maine > Houlton
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Shiretown Motor Inn Houlton, Maine

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Located at the Intersection of I 95 and Us Route 1, The Shiretown Inn and Suites offers 57 clean comfortable rooms and suites, an indoor pool and poolside lounge, fitness center, and banquet rooms to accommodate 200 guests. All rooms are equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, cable TV with HBO. 40 rooms offer 42" plasma TV'S. Renovations continue into the fall of 2009. Free continental breakfast beginning October 1st,2009. Snowmobiling and ATV trails at our door. Only 3 miles from the Canadian border. ... more   less 
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