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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 October 2015

I stayed here for a night. The pros are that this place is super easy to find from the ferry or the highway, you're within walking distance to uptown Saint John, breakfast is included, and the beds are comfortable. Now for the cons. The room was old and worn out and slightly dirty -- stains on the carpet and walls,...

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Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I stayed here for a week or so while looking for a place to live in the city. They gave me a weekly rate and my stay was fine, no problems. Of course it's nothing fancy, but my room was fine and I enjoyed the hot tub and pool. The breakfast is good - it's a real breakfast, not a...

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I was not expecting much for a hundred dollars these days, but I was surprised at the overall value. Breakfast was a delight with you choice of cooked hot breakfast, bacon and eggs cooked to order, coffee and juice, so a free breakfast in the restaurant. The service was good overall, and was busy every morning. The rooms were clean...

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Radium Hot Springs, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights, the hotel needs some updates desperately, seems stuck in the 80s. The beds were comfortable, and the rooms were clean, which was surprising since the hallways smell like cigarettes and body order. The staff were quite accommodating when we had to change rooms because they gave us 2 double beds when we booked 2 queens....

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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stayed at Howard Johnsons Fort Howe for one night. The staff at the front desk was friendly enough, but there was only one person working and they were fully booked. The wait to check in was around 20-25 minutes. The room was fairly clean, but smelled a bit musty. I think there may have been some mold growing. My...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The hardware is old, but getting updated. Room clean, quiet, checkin easy and staff pleasant. The fitness room was a joke (machines broken), but in general I got the vibe of 'new owners trying to bring the property back.' It was cheap and convenient, and I'd give it another go if I was passing through St. John.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I was there with my family at the 3rd wk of Jul thru a tour. I was very disappointed with this hotel & service. Dead bolt in the room wasn't working. When the handyman (possibly the owner) came to check, he said nothing can be done. He said they're full & left without an apology. There were only 3 sets...

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Moscow
Reviewed 28 August 2015

HoJos is a well-known name in the hotel business as a 2-4 star brand, but usually on the 2-star level. We were actually drawn to the hotel to eat. Vegas Bar N' Grill sounded OK. We were met by a very pleasant waitress who first took us outside on my wife's request to enjoy the evening sun, but which a...

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Ancaster
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Were we staying for a few days maybe we wouldn't have chosen this spot. But it was a one nighter and we were focused on price. For the price it fit the bill. We walked over to downtown which wasn't unrealistic and actually a nice path. The desk staff were good and helpful. It's not new. It's frayed at the...

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Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2015

When we checked into the room, there was still food in the fridge, the staff was very unconcerned with the state of the room. The beds were not secure, and because of this, they had to be re-positioned every morning from getting in bed, or from tossing and turning. The a/c was terrible so the room felt humid and stuffy...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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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 - Saint John

Address: 10 Portland St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 4H8, Canada
Region: Canada > New Brunswick > Saint John
Price Range: $90 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canadas Best Value Inn - Saint John 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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