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Stoney Creek, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel under the Howard Johnson name because I have stayed in these hotels before and knew what to expect. I was confused when I arrived as the name was Canada Best Value Inn. They couldn't find my reservation but pretended to find it and gave me a room. The beds were very hard and the whole room... More 

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Ottawa
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on our way home from Atlantic Canada. Excellent location, easy access to highway and five minutes from Uptown tourist district. Nice breakfast. Nothing glamorous, but perfectly acceptable. Clean and Quiet.

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To call this property poor is to be complimentary. This is a 1950s property that has been been hardly upgraded. While the room was clean, there was little else to be said. We were told that serving the rooms there was only one functioning ice machine. The room had two beds and when you sat on either the sound was... More 

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North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a DUMP! Do yourself a favor and look for other accommodations in Saint John. This is the most disgusting hotel I've stayed at in a very long time- moldy walls, peeling paint, dirty rooms, musty smell, broken A/C, loose door knobs, dirty bathtubs....the list goes on and on. The beds have lumpy bedspreads and are really uncomfortable.... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were stopping in Saint John for one night on our way to Prince Edward Island and I should have paid attention to the bad reviews. The room smelled of musty old urine. The bath tub was stained yellow with mildew around the tub. The carpet was dirty and stained. The A/C was broken. The mattress pad was made for... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've thought how bad it could get, it is a chain hotel after all. How wrong I was! This place is old as everyone said and needs an upgrade. All 4 quilts have lumps; water marks can be seen on ceiling; wall paper is falling off etc. And I don't like the way they serve breakfast - you have to... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean hotel, tho a little tattered. Not every room is the same equipment wise. Our friends had a bigger fridge but no microwave oven. The inside pool had too much chlorine that was hurting our eyes. The free breakfast was good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some Howard Johnson branded hotels are good... unfortunately this is not one of them. The hotel badly needs renovation. The rooms are very tired and run down. The biggest single issue however, is the lack of functional internet access. The hotel advertises 'fiber optic wifi' which implies 'fast'. In fact, my room had no wifi access whatsoever. When I was... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Fiance and myself just came back from Saint John and had a very good time. The hotel was fully booked with sports teams so check in took some time but that was ok as i did have reservation number. Prior to arriving i was told i would get a room with 2 double bed but once we got there... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled to Saint John for a weekend getaway, just my mom and I. Stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel was very packed as lots was going on around town. Overall our stay was decent. Continental breakfast was amazing and huge, you picked from a huge menu of about 11 different combos (eggs, meat, toast, pancakes, etc.) Staff was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the historic port city of Saint John and all it has to offer while staying at the Canadas Best Value Inn Saint John, the best choice for business and leisure travelers alike. Ideally situated only a few kilometers from Fort Howe and downtown Saint John, our hotel is conveniently located off the Saint John Throughway and Main Street on Portland Street. Key local attractions include the New Brunswick Museum, Reversing Falls, and Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Park. Our knowledgeable and helpful staff can recommend what best suits your travel itinerary. Our property offers an array of modern amenities including an ATM, business area, multi-lingual staff, meeting facilities, newsstand in lobby, picnic table, and guest laundry facility. Pets are welcomed, restrictions and charges may apply. Start your work or sightseeing day in fine form with free full breakfast. After a day of sightseeing, guests can relax in our indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, or enjoy a meal or a drink at the Vegas Bar and Grill, our on-site eatery. Each of our 131 guest rooms feature home luxuries such as free Wi-Fi, microwave, mini-fridge, hairdryer, coffeemaker, 32 inch flat panel cable TV, iron, ironing board, desk with lamp, table with chairs, and clock radio. Canadas Best Value Inn Saint John is your best choice within Canada's "Original City". We offer ideal accommodations and location whether you are in town for entertainment, music and food festivals, sightseeing, wildlife activities or simply passing through on your way to Fredericton or Nova Scotia. At Canadas Best Value Inn Saint John our goal is to provide our guests a great experience, not just a place to stay. At Canadas Best Value Inn Saint John, We've Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canadas Best Value Inn

Address: 10 Portland Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 4H8, Canada (Formerly Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza)
Location: Canada > New Brunswick > Saint John
Price Range: $89 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canadas Best Value Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 133
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Fort Howe Plaza Hotel Saint John
Fort Howe Saint John
Canadas Best Value Inn Saint John, New Brunswick
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