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Hillcrest Motel

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1315 Manawagonish Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 3X8, Canada
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only spent one night. But staff was friendly & place was clean. Easy to & from hotel to downtown. Plus areas to shop at outside of the city. Food & services near hotel along with a cute little farm stand to get fresh food.

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Thank Tricia B
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hillcrest Motel was easy to find and overlooked the Bay of Fundy. The room was incredibly clean with a comfy queen bed, full bath, ceiling fan and a mini fridge/freezer. The owners, Jas and Parry were friendly and accommodating. We will absolutely stay there again when we return to Saint John. 😊

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Thank mrsuppercut
Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for you kind feed back which is highly appreciated by our team. We hope to have you with us soon again! Best wishes to you and your family on behalf of the Hillcrest Motel team. Thanks again, Jas Chohan More 

Kingston, Canada
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64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was looking for a cheap place. Clean and safe but didn't need all the frills as only needed a place to lay our heads. When we checked in staff was super friendly and room was plain (no coffee pot or air conditioner but we knew this). Brought our own fan and put one of our suitcases on top of the... More 

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Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words, that surely will encourage other travelers to stay with us. We are more than happy to hear that you felt comfortable and hope that you will soon find time to visit again. Best regards and thank you again, Jas Chohan More 

San Antonio, Texas
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86 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night on a road trip through the area. It is somewhat off the beaten path in a semi-residential area. It is a small family run facility with mid-century style rooms. It is very clean, comfortable, and quiet. No frills but a great value. I would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Bill C
Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at our Hillcrest Motel with other travelers! We are delighted to read that you felt comfortable with us, and would be very happy to have you with us soon again. Thakn you again, Jas Chohan More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The Hillcrest is not luxurious but it is clean and comfortable. Ideal for travellers on a budget or for those who end up here when Saint John is full. Good value for your money, a central location in Saint John and a wonderful owner who goes out of his way to make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible.... More 

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Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. All the best and see you soon! Warm regards, Hillcrest Motel Management More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This simple motel offers a great view over St. John and the bay. Very clean and comfortable, located a short drive from downtown. There are restaurants and shops nearby. The room had everything we needed and was very quiet. Very pleasant and helpful owner. The rates are very reasonable.

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1 Thank milady_12
Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is great to hear that you had a memorable stay with us and thank you for praising our service. Your nice comments and your loyalty is well appreciated. We look forward to serving you soon again. Thank you, Hillcrest Motel Management More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Trust me you can't find better place to stay in town. amazing room with an amazing view. The owner is an excellent person who has been helping us a lot .I recommend you to check it out. The rooms are very warms in winter, everything's very clean and organized. Big washroom, big room for cheap price

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2 Thank Rafael T
Hillcrest M, Manager at Hillcrest Motel, responded to this review

Dear Rafael, Thanks for your kind comments you have shared here on trip advisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to serving you again. Thanks again for the kind notes and for sharing them on trip advisor. Warm regards, Hillcrest Motel Management More 

Calgary, Canada
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Room had a small kitchen and everything was clean--bed, bathroom, and kitchen. Considering other choices in Saint John, I was happy with the price and location. It's in a quiet location and you can get on roads leading everywhere in the province from here. The room had a fan in it and the fan was adequate to cool the room... More 

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2 Thank cathy c
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The Hillcrest is a clean, quiet, basic motel in a convenient location. When the the fog isn't in, it has a great view of the ocean off in the distance! We have stayed there several times while passing theoughnSt. John. On our most recent trip, I left behind an old fleece jacket of semi,entail value. I emailed the owners 2... More 

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Clinton, CT
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Ferry is only a five minute drive from this hotel. It is very basic. Clean small rooms. Secure area. Not much of a view. Fridge in room. St. John is not a beauty spot of Canada, but if you need a place to stay there, this one will do well.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located off St. John Route 1, this 24/7 open motel is a 10-minute drive from downtown Saint John. It features free Wi-Fi and free coffee on request. All rooms offer a microwave and fridge. A flat-screen TV is included in the rustic-style rooms at Hillcrest Motel. The spacious rooms provide a work desk and bath amenities for our guest convenience. Barbecue facilities and on-site laundry services are available at the premises. The motel also offers free parking. Brunswick Square Shopping Centre and the Aquatic Centre are each a 10-minute drive from this motel. New Brunswick Museum is 4.5 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest Motel

Address: 1315 Manawagonish Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 3X8, Canada
Location: Canada > New Brunswick > Saint John
Price Range: $60 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hillcrest Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Hillcrest Motel Saint John, New Brunswick
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Saint John
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