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Florida
Reviewed October 11, 2016

This hotel is located outside of the city, but it's a very quick ride to downtown. Lots of stores fairly close to hotel. Room was "very" clean, and appeared to be recently renovated, but this may be because of the way they take care of property. Price was also reasonable. I would have scored a bit higher if the mattress...

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We spend one night in the Hillcrest Motel on the way from Maine to Nova Scotia and it was a pleasant stay. The motel is conveniently located off the highway and has a nice view of Saint John. Check In was easy. The room was small but was very clean and well kept with refrigarator and microwave. The bathroom was...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Accomodation was absolutely fine only point against is the location with the distance from all facilities requiring to drive. Easy to find and park with good access to main roads and therefore ferry or onward journeys.

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Lincoln, Rhode Island
Reviewed September 5, 2016

This is a basic, clean and convenient place to stay. No a/c, but it was a perfect sleeping night in August. Best night's sleep on our whole vacation. Fastest, most dependable internet on our whole vacation. Friendly staff, good prices. It was a nice surprise.

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

Was on a road trip, so only stayed one night. Looking for a clean, safe, inexpensive motel near St. John, New Brunswick. This fit the bill. It is a small quiet motel in a residential area a bit far outside of the inner city center. Room is large enough for two people with a fridge, microwave, flat screen TV, small...

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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Good, clean accommodations. We stayed there a night. Room was spotless, wood paneling made for nice 80s decor. Front desk was very friendly. Probably best value for staying in Saint John and not having to pay upwards of $100-200! Would stay again.

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Toronto
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Our check in was good and the owner is very friendly and accommodating. How ever when we drove down the hill to the back of the motel there was a little surprise waiting for us. Instead of being to enter our room directly we had to enter a small enclosed hallway along which all of the room doors were located....

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

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing the Hillcrest Motel and for sharing your feedback. We try hard to make sure your stay is comfortable and glad to hear that you liked your stay overall. We offer everything we can in that price range so are not able to offer A/C, phone etc. at this point. When the travellers book a...

Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed July 17, 2016

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

Dear Tricia, Thank you for giving us your feedback and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. We enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care! Thanks again, Jas Chohan

Reviewed June 27, 2016 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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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

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed June 27, 2016

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...

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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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $46 - $61 (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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#1 Best Value Hotel in Saint John
#7 Romantic Hotel in Saint John
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“The motel sits upon a hill, therefore all rooms overlook the city of St. John from the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles notnowwhen, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“Motel Staff recommended the non-smoking rooms--good choice!”
 of 5 bubbles cathylucha, Sep 22, 2015 | Read review
“The rooms on the street level have the best view and are the most airy.”
 of 5 bubbles 336hilaryk, Aug 29, 2015 | Read review
“we choose the one with two double bed, probably the best of all the rooms?”
 of 5 bubbles rileydong, Jul 27, 2015 | Read review
“2stars is more then motel should have if you got breathing problems don't stay here the musty mold and mildew smell is rancid there”
 of 5 bubbles liteahs, Jul 26, 2015 | Read review
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