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Fairbanks Inn

401 Western Avenue, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't expecting too much when traveling to St. Johnsbury, but I was hoping for a little better than this. The rooms need some major updating as well as a deep clean. The smell of our room is a mixture of dog pee and Grandmother's basement. Also, when you turn on the shower, you have to wait for the brown... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alissa was great. Thank you for all your help. Keep up the good work. Hotel was . Nice and clean. Overall great place to stay. Pool was wonderful also. Thank you again to Alissa. Nice places near by to eat and visit.

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Birmingham, AL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in may places and this Inn is by far one of the best. We came upon the Inn by accident and just popped in to see if a room was available. The front desk clerk was amazing. She got us a room on the ground floor like we asked and was so friendly. She told us where... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish I could say more positive things about this Inn. The staff was very friendly and helpful, but that's about it. The beds were in fact comfortable, but bring earplugs! The walls and ceilings are paper thin! It was a bike week nearby. Every motorcycle passing by was heard. To our dismay, our neighbours (above us) felt the need... More 

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Westchester, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this is a dog-friendly hotel, dog-friendly should not be synonymous with substandard quality or service. Everything about this establishment seems as though the proprietors did not get the memo that we've actually left the 1960's. Dated bed covers, flimsy worn linens(towels and bedding), cheap single sheets of plastic working as a shower curtain, showers with poor draining, inadequate lighting.........the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was average nothing special It was clean and comfortable It was an $80 room that cost $140. If we hadn't been exhausted we would have kept going The room smells like it used to be a smoking room before.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Convenient, great green lawn for dogs and owners. Historic site of Fairbanks Scales factory. Must see the Fairbanks Museum. And, of course, the Dog Chapel on Dog Mountain. Nice large room. Friendly office staff.

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Freeport
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed here before,was ok last time. This time noticeably poor. Phone reservationist advised me no AAA.(???) NO other options give. Upon check-in,I mentioned it and was told we could get a "manager special" Had heard her offer to people cking in ahead of us. Advised me reservationist should've offered it?? Room smelled of old cigarette smoke,musty/moldy smell in bathroom.... More 

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Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

What can I say? This place has pet-friendly rooms and I was in town to visit the Dog Chapel so it seemed like a logical place to stay. The desk folks were really nice but our room literally smelled like dog poop. They gave us a bottle of Febreeze and apologized. They said that the hotel was full so they... More 

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Bohemia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Booked the Fairbanks Inn for our trip from NY to VT for Dog Mountain. We showed up with 7 dogs and were welcomed with open arms! the staff was very accommodating, polite and super efficient. The room was large and immaculate, with a good layout. The pet rooms are on the first floor for convenience, leading out to a large... More 

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