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Swanton Motel

112 Grand Ave., Swanton, VT 05488
Swanton Motel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swanton Motel is a basic, classic motel. The rooms were clean and had in room coffee service 9with Wolfgang Puck coffee), microwaves and a fridge, plus a high capacity ice machine available. There was free wifi, but is was slower than the cell service. This is very much a budget motel and a great value. About 1 mile from... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nothing fancy here. But you get clean sheets and the remodeled Bathrooms are decent. I little skimpy with the number of towels given. They should consider replacing the matteresses as they are hard as a rock.

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Motelman_12, Owner at Swanton Motel, responded to this review

We stock two large bath towels (larger than average family motels), two hand towels, and two face clothes in each of our single and double rooms. If more than two persons check in for the room we issue additional towels. The suites are stocked with four towels each but more are issued if more than 4 persons check-in. We also... More 

Kosciusko
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Room was average until we turned the bed down. Sheet had hair on it and was very thin, I couldn't get anybody on phone so I went to office, she went to get us another set of sheets, never offered to come and put them on or say they were sorry about it. Room was quite and bed was ok,... More 

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Motelman_12, Owner at Swanton Motel, responded to this review

We suspect this is for another motel/hotel in the area as we have not had a complaint of hair to which we responded - and would have changed the sheets had that happened. More 

Vermont
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We were happy to get a room here on a busy summer Saturday night and it definitely lived up to the good reviews. Room was clean and nicely decorated, all up to date bathroom fixtures and nice firm beds. Sorry I didn't snap a photo, because it really was charming. We were over on that side of the state for... More 

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Indianapolis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed at the Swanton Motel on the way to and from Montreal. It isn't fancy--but it is economical and clean. We really liked it. It has been renovated fairly recently--nice decor in the rooms. Takes me back to the motels where our family used to stay on trips when I was little. Would stay there again.

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Indianapolis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed at this motel for two nights on the way back and forth to Montreal. It is a 1950's-style motel that was recently renovated including all new bathroom fixtures. It is family run. It was clean and the only difficulty was that on first night, the shower pull didn't work properly and we couldn't adjust the water temperature. The... More 

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I derived from past reviews that cleanliness is nearly an obsession here. I've been to very clean accommodations, and I wondered what could make the Swanton motel's cleanliness so notable. The question was quickly answered. I've never before seen a housekeeper on hands and knees scrubbing stains off the outside walkway. The same housekeeper then ran a sort of industrial-size... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

When you book an economy motel, you are prepared for surprises. But, at Swanton Motel, there were none. Quite the contrary. We had to overnight near North Hero for a winter festival (Great Ice) and there are practically no hotels open in the winter. We took the suggestion of a local, checked out the positive internet comments, and booked. Swanton... More 

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Montgomery Center, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We just bought a house down the road from this charming roadside "motel" and were very happy we chose it instead of a more boring chain motel in St. Albans nearby. The décor clearly shows a great deal of pride to it. The gardens by the outdoor pool are impeccably maintained and the room was absolutely spotless which is very... More 

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Motelman_12, Owner at Swanton Motel, responded to this review

The older bathrooms are on their way out! We have remodeled four of them down to and including the tile and replacing the drop ceilings with a nice painted dry wall. More 

Seattle
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I've had the pleasure of staying at Swanton Motel twice in the last year and half. Once for two nights in October and once for two nights in June ... both visits were exceptional. Shelly and her family run a great motel that places an emphasis on cleanliness and customer service. The rooms are spotless, crisp looking, and odor free.... More 

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