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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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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has stayed at the Fairbanks in a number of times over the years. The staff has been more then accommodating to our various requests, sharing with us places to eat, events to attend and where to find the best ice cream. We chose to stay at Fairbanks Inn every time we go to Vermont and will continue to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best hotel I have ever stayed at. Rooms are clean, employees are nice and helpful and it's cheap! My husband and I also come down in the summer and use their pool. Always a great experience at the Fairbanks inn!

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Clean, comfortable, quiet....but this was Small Town, USA. So, why charge everyone football rates ??......especially when we were there for my son's funeral and burial.....coming.from a family of many generations in Boonville and Pilot Grove.

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Fairbanksinn78, General Manager at Fairbanks Inn, responded to this review

thank you for leaving a review on tripadvisor. I am deeply sorry for the loss of your son. While yes we are "small town usa" the rates are generally a bit higher during fall foliage. I am happy you felt comfortable while staying in one of our rooms. I hope you choose to stay with us again the next time... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Fall Foliage at it's finest. Conveniently located on historic Route 2. Our room was spacious, comfortable with that charming New England feel. Complete with it's own private balcony with river and foliage views, even from the amazing jacuzzi tub! Very restful and quiet after a long day of leaf peeping. Great Vermont coffee to start the next.

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Banbury
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12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I cannot think of any possible reason why anybody would stay at the Fairbanks Inn unless, like us, you didn't know any better. This motel (it is not an inn or a hotel) gives a new dimension to the word 'basic'! Absolutely nothing is provided, not even tea and coffee making facilities. The beds are soft and seen much better... More 

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Fairbanksinn78, General Manager at Fairbanks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to place a review on trip advisor. I apologize you were not happy. I am hoping you were able to take in the gorgeous views from your private balcony of the beautiful colors since you were here during Fall Foliage. We do in fact have a coffee, hot chocolate, and hot tea station right... More 

Tampa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nothing special, but nice. The room was very good, spacious with comfortable beds. Nice views from the balcony. But, beware. There is no breakfast on premises. Only, good Vermont coffee. Also, the town is in disarray, with many streets completely torn up. Apparently, this has been going on over a year per a person in the office.

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Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

But for the deceptive practice by the front desk receptionist I would not be writing this. On July 7 the room was booked and confirmation received for the amount quoted as $149. plus $25 for the dog. Expecting to pay this upon arrival on 9/29,the gal told me that the price was now going to be $25.00 net higher. I... More 

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Fairbanksinn78, General Manager at Fairbanks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor about your recent stay. I am so very sorry for how your stay began. I will be sharing this review with my front desk staff so going forward they will know the proper way to handle this situation. I do hope the next time you are in the area you will... More 

Rhode Island
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We were surprised that our room was so large compared to other places where we stayed on our trip. The friendly staff at the front staff, clean room and comfortable beds were a definite plus also. Will keep this place in mind when we travel north on I-91 again.

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Fairbanksinn78, General Manager at Fairbanks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a lovely review on Trip Advisor. As you mentioned our rooms are larger than most standard hotel rooms. Right now the spectacular views from the private balconies each rom has should not be missed. Thank you again for your review and I look forward to seeing you the next time... More 

Walldorf, Germany
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168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

This hotel locater at the perimeter of the little town and offers nice views. Still within walking distance to main street. It shows its age a bit but still OK. No breakfast and not really cheap but friendly.

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Randolph, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We didn't get to see much of the hotel, but it was good for the purpose we needed it for, a dog friendly hotel on the way to Craftsbury, VT. The accommodations were nice, the rooms for pets were in the back of the hotel with access to a large green field where the dogs can run around, they even... More 

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Fairbanksinn78, General Manager at Fairbanks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Inn has been going through many renovations lately. All rooms have new flat screen televisions, brand new granite vanities, as well as new couches and lighting. Our pet friendly rooms each open up to our oversized courtyard. Our four legged friends have a great time running around and playing. I do hope the next... More 

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Address: 401 Western Avenue, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
Location: United States > Vermont > Northeast Kingdom > Saint Johnsbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Fairbanks Hotel Saint Johnsbury
Fairbanks Motel Saint Johnsbury

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