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Hillside Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Prince Edward Island Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was great. The owner was very nice We apparently had the family suite with 1 double bed in the kitchen and in another room had another double bed and a twin. The beds were clean and comfortable. The carpets were very dirty,bath tub caulking was black,dishes had to be washed before using,furniture was very old,no coffee maker but...

1Thank chipaluck
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This place is a dump. Yes, the room was clean and the bed was okay, but the place is still a dump. The room is tight and full of junk...things you would find on the street. Found a small coffee maker under the sink, but no coffee. And no, I won't wash the dishes if I use them

Thank Gerry K
Brielle, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The motel was clean and comfortable. The mattress was very comfortable . The is not one of the name brand hotels but it is half the price. The wifi worked and was free. The owner was very helpful giving directions and advice. Not the Ritz but outstanding for the money

Thank frank08730
Schenectady, New York
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My initial booking was for two nights, but I was so comfortable at Hillside that I found myself, with credit card in hand, walking to Mr. Kant's office, where I said, "Mr. Kant, may I stay another night?" He smiled and extended my booking -- and I did the same thing the next morning, too, for a total here of...

Thank James S
Dieppe, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Bad smell when you walk in, tiles in the bathroom had still white sprinkles from (maybe) shaving cream or toothpaste and mould around the tub. And then I have seen mouse poop on the counter of the "kitchen". Owner offered me a different room, opened up the door under the sink and the same picture even in the tray were...

Thank J-7Wildwood
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Staff was really nice rooms were clean. Parked my motorcycle just outside the room. This made it easy to load and unload. When I arrived it had just stopped raining and I was hungry. Proprietor helped out with some menus. Food was delivered and I was a happy camper. Like I said it's funky and a bit run down but...

Thank Clarence E
Savannah, GA
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very accommodating staff! Clean linens, comfortable beds. Our party of 4 needed two rooms with two beds each; one of us could not handle stairs. We were given one "upgraded" room (#5 I think), and No. 2, which was across the small parking lot and in the basement of a house. The 2xqueen bed room was spacious, and had a...

Thank marshmomma
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this motel while traveling to see family and was happy with my stay. Bed was comfy, staff was fantastic and helpful. I asked for more towels and was given them without a question where as other places charged me for extras, loved that they had dishes available so no paper plates were needed, Beautiful view of the Bay...

Thank Idella C
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We booked this place due to its low price and were pleasantly surprised by how great it was. Clean room, comfortable bed and friendly owner. Best sleep we had in a week of driving across the continent. Don't let the exterior fool you. Fantastic motel.

Thank Trevor J
Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This hotel does not look like much from the outside, but I was pleasantly surprised as the room was very clean and comfortable. I slept better here than anywhere else on our vacation, even though we stayed at more expensive places on other nights. The view of the Bay of Fundy was beautiful, although you have to request a room...

Thank myschipperke

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We strive to exceed your expectations to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Providing the best hospitality is one of our main business. If you need additional service e.g. internet access, fax access, extra towels, extra blankets or pillows please contact Housekeeping or motel manager. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillside Motel

Address: 1131-1141 Manawagonish Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 3X5, Canada
Region: Canada > New Brunswick > Saint John
Price Range: $70 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hillside Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 25
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“not fancy clean very basic for a stopover”
frank08730, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are at parking lot level, and have nice view. AVOID Room #2.”
marshmomma, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the Bay of Fundy”
myschipperke, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I like the upper floor. Views out over the town.”
danearle, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“single digit rooms on -upper floor have best view, and -unexpectedly: the car is at your door. The building is a "hillside" structure.”
richardeD1619RS, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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