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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 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of this place is a nice hotel, the other part is motel. I stayed here twice within 2 weeks while traveling on a motorcycle trip. The first room was in the hotel part. The room was great, but it smelled like Arabic cologne (I know, I've been to the Middle East). The desk clerk said she had no room... More

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London, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel regularly from Ontario to Nova Scotia and have been staying here in Maine as it is only a short drive over the border and accommodation is cheaper here than in New Brunswick. As we are here only one night we are less demanding than if it was a week. Oddly enough we usualyy request the old section as... More

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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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25 reviews 25 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
37 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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Address: 282 North Street, Houlton, ME 04730
Location: United States > Maine > Houlton
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