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Bridgewater, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter recently stayed at your hotel with a group visiting Newfoundland for a skating clinic. Her stay was supposed to be 2 nights but was extended to 5 nights due to poor weather and flight cancellations. We heard nothing but good things about how wonderful your staff was in accommodating this group of children for several days. You went...

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Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we made reservations long in advance not one employee we interacted with advised us of the breakfast that is served at the East Side Marios. We had to learn that the on our last night from other guest. The new pool was nice but a poor design each time anyone comes down the slide a pool of water...

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi Nunatsuak27, Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts and experiences of your recent stay with us. Please accept my sincere apologies for the shortfalls in you not being made aware of the restaurant hours including breakfast. I am surprised to hear of an issue with water being splashed onto the floor after sliding as we recently did...

St Davids
Reviewed January 12, 2017

I find it convenient when I visit SJ to stay here. the service and accommodations are consistent as well as very good. Check in and out is very quick and efficient. lots of convenient parking space near enough to the business community.

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi Brent C, Thank you so much for your comments. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and pleased with the service and accommodations as well as the parking. We appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback and welcome you back in the future. Warm regards, Shannon D. Operations Coordinator

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Reviewed January 9, 2017

The best thing about this hotel is the super friendly staff! They will answer any question and full fill any need! We had a problem with our bathtub and they sent the plumber immediately! Though the rooms really need renos, the bathrooms and sink area are just way too small a bigger person might find it uncomfortable! The beds were...

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi Lucy Q, Thank you so much for your comments. We are thrilled to hear you found our staff super friendly and able to fulfill your needs during your stay. I am saddened to hear of the trouble with your bathtub but am glad to hear it was rectified immediately. We are excited to announce we will be beginning renovations...

Williams Lake, Canada
Reviewed December 15, 2016

This is an older facility that needs a renovation but in spite of that I would still rate this as an excellent hotel simply because of the staff we encountered during our one week stay. They really understand pleasing the customer! The first room that we were placed into on the fourth floor had a worn bed that made it...

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi Bacchus56, Thank you so much for your comments. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that you received great service from our staff and that they were able to re-accommodate you to a more comfortable room. We are saddened to hear of your experience with our attached restaurant. We will ensure your feedback...

Labrador City, Canada
Reviewed December 3, 2016

stayed here for 3 nights last week, hotel rooms are a little dated. overall we had an awesome stay. rooms are very clean and the beds are really comfortable. the staff is what makes this place so enjoyable. everyone is super friendly, could you please give a kind hearted thank-you, to sarah and kelsey. they were really kind and attentive....

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi dndhynes, Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are glad to hear you had a great stay. It's also very encouraging to hear that Sarah and Kelsey at East Side Mario's were kind and attentive. We will be sure that they are provided the feedback. We will be going through our next phase of renovations in the...

St. John's, Canada
Reviewed November 30, 2016

We stay here every year for my husbands Christmas Party and have an amazing time every year. The staff are always warm and welcoming. The rooms have always been kept up to date and amenities are great. Treated ourselves to the jacuzzi suite last year and it was worth it. A nice staycation to get away at home. The new...

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi justaNLgirl, Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are so happy to hear you found our staff warm and welcoming. We definitely pride ourselves in our service. We will be sure to pass along the great comments to our staff. Great to hear you enjoyed our rooms and amenities and our jacuzzi suite! Our pool and dual...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Standard Holiday Inn decor, rooms were large, spacious and fairly well equipped. I've stayed there twice within the span of a week. The first room had severe internet problems for some reason, the connection was being dropped constantly. The taxi to St. John's city centre is about $15 but there is a Sobeys supermarket about 20 min walk from the...

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi wolf8668, Thank you for your comments. We are glad you found our rooms large and enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry to hear you experienced connectivity issues with your internet. Please feel free to reach out to our guest services desk in future visits should you have any issues or require anything and we'll be happy to...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed November 21, 2016

This hotel is OK - honestly the rates should probably be slightly cheaper - it's old. The service & staff were good. It was clean (but tired). East Side Mario's is the Hotel Restaurant which isn't too bad. The location is close to the airport, but you would need a car/cab to get downtown. The rooms are tired and the...

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi Lee_C_B_TO, Thank you for your comments. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the service from our staff and our attached restaurant East Side Mario's. We are excited to announce our next phase of renovations in the early spring. We look forward to your next visit with us! Warm regards, Shannon D. Operations Coordinator

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Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time here with our kids. They loved the pool and water slide and we will definitely be back. The ladies on the front desk were very helpful and friendly...I can't say enough good things about them. Our server at east side Marios was exceptional as well....the girls ordered fruity drinks with their meal which they didn't...

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Norman V, Manager at Holiday Inn St. Johns, responded to this review

Hi, We are so happy to hear you and your family and your kitten enjoyed your stay with us. Our pool and dual water slides sure are popular with the kids! We will be sure to pass along the exceptional service you received at our on-site restaurant East Side Mario's. We look forward to seeing you again on your next...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn St. John's Government Centre Hotel The Holiday Inn hotel in St. John's, Newfoundland, is proud to be a two-time winner of the Holiday Inn Quality Excellence Award. We offer friendly, professional service. Hotel is located just minutes from St. John's International Airport (YYT), downtown St. John's, provincial and federal government offices. Business travelers appreciate our central location. Our hotel is also in close proximity to education centres such as Memorial University of Newfoundland, Marine Institute and the College of the North Atlantic, as well as the Health Sciences Centre, Janeway Children's Hospital and the retail district of St. John's. Our hotel features a boardroom and 11 meeting rooms with A/V equipment and catering services to help your event run smoothly. We proudly offer a family-friendly atmosphere ideally located near beautiful Pippy Park, the Fluvarium, five golf courses, Aquarena and many more attractions in St. John's. Our hotel offers suites designed with families in mind, and kids under 12 eat free at Eastside Mario's, our on-site restaurant, when accompanied by an adult (max. 4 children/adult). With amenities like hotel-wide free high-speed internet access (wireless and hardwired), a fitness centre, a business centre, outdoor pool, rooms with balconies and drive-up entrances and much more, you'll want to make our St. John's hotel your home away from home in Newfoundland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn St. Johns

Address: 180 Portugal Cove Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 2N2, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > St. John's
Price Range: $108 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn St. Johns 3*
Number of rooms: 252
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Holiday Inn St. John's
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Holiday Inn St. Johns Newfoundland, Canada
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“View of the pond and park in the back is nice”
 of 5 bubbles 956lucyq, Jan 9, 2017 | Read review
“i liked our room on the back, overlooking kennys pond”
 of 5 bubbles dndhynes, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“Traffic noise an issue,”
 of 5 bubbles theresab232, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“The executive wing ...5th floor is the best for view....but the front side also has a good view and some rooms have a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 442ashk, Sep 3, 2016 | Read review
“we preferred having a main floor room - easier to get in and out of”
 of 5 bubbles tracykw, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
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