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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This a very old Motel, in need of modernization. The room was decorated with old wood panelling. The plumbing is very old and in dire need of updating. The room is heated with an electric base board unit which is very slow to heat. Wile the TV is a modern flat screen, it is located to low for comfortable viewing....

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Miramichi, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a quiet little hotel..Nice to see...Great Rates. It's not big and Fancy, but it's just right. Quiet location, niice outdoor pool and the manager is really friendly. I would stay here again !! it's very clean to add to my review....

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Orillia, Canada
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, July 27-30th" Was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. It is an older motel, Family run, for years. The owner, Dollard went above and beyond to make sure we would be comfortable for our stay, and a wealth of information, answered any questions we had. We had a room with 2 double beds and a...

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Wolfville, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I have stayed in a lot of motels but never have I stayed in one so nice at such an affordable rate. I have stayed in a number that were significantly more expensive and still very run down. John's Motel however, is very affordable and I felt it was very charming. The service was friendly and it the bed was...

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Hubley, Ns
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Stayed here for two nights while visiting Bathurst. Dollard gave us a room that suited our needs and he was extremely friendly and helpful with suggestions for places to eat. The room was very quiet at night, despite being on the main road. While actually located in Beresford, it is only about 3-5 minutes from downtown Bathurst, so quite handy.

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Waterdown, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as a family with our dog. We had a room with a kitchen and two double beds. The kitchen and dining area were separated from the sleeping area (essentially two rooms within our one motel room). Really loved how the room was set up and it was big enough for our dog to not...

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Only stayed here one night on our trip through the East coast but easily could have stayed longer. Room was spotless and the host very helpful and friendly. The grounds are well kept and the bed comfortable. There was fridge in the room, hot water clean bathroom. We stayed on the ground level. We heard no noise from the people...

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St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Stayed at John's Motel for a couple of weeks while working in the Bathurst area in August, 2014. Our host Dollard was very friendly and accomodating. The rooms we rented were clean and beds comfortable, overall a very positive experience. I would not hesitate to stay at John's Motel again!

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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Down to earth lodging. Nice owner. And he clears the snow off your car :) ........................................................................................................................................

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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2014

My grand kids and I stayed at this nice motel for much of our stay in Beresford. The place was very clean,quiet and reasonable priced.The owner was very helpful pointing out attractions for the kids.Would stay there again next time I go home for holiday

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
John's Motel, built by the late John Poirier, is a family owned and operated business since 1969, located on the beautiful north east coast of New Brunswick. We are two kilometers from the Bay of Chaleur, just outside the city limits of Bathurst on route 134 north. We have a well maintained property, plenty of grass and green trees surrounding the motel for quiet, and leisure. Our rooms have a full bath and shower, color television with cable, and most importantly comfortable beds! We also boast a swimming pool and an area for picnics. We also have an in-room coffee. Bathurst is a scenic town, with a rich French and English history. The Gowan Brae Golf Course is a close 3 kilometer drive, the closest beach is 2 kilometers away, downtown shopping malls and restaurants are a short drive. You will enjoy the Bathurst Marina and the fun at the many beaches. There are many places to cycle and enjoy the scenery also.The Royal Canadian War Museum, the only one of its kind, besides the one in Ottawa, is a must see item on your agenda. The Miners Museum, tells about the local way to make a living; Bathurst has the largest zinc mine in the world run by Noranda. Atlas Park is a great place for the family, with paddle boats and canoes. During your stay with us plan a breathtaking drive on the Acadian coast toward Caraquet and visit the Acadien Village, the Pope's Museum and the Wax Museum. The Marine Center in Shippagan is a day trip.We offer kitchen units for long or short stays at economical rates, but make sure to get your reservation in to us as soon as you know the dates... They are very popular!! Come and sleep on summer sun-dried sheets and enjoy home-made hospitality.In the winter there are many fun activities to occupy you and your family in our region.Atlas Park offers week-end activities such as scuba diving under the ice, cross country ski trails, snow shoeing and much more. We are on the New Brunswick snow mobile trail system. There are dog sled races in our region every winter. Call to speak to Dollard at the above telephone number for reservations. We hope to see you soon!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about John's Motel

Address: 1275 Principale St | Beresford, Bathurst, New Brunswick E8K 1A1, Canada
Region: Canada > New Brunswick > Bathurst
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
John's Motel Bathurst, New Brunswick
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“Further from the road is probably best”
 of 5 bubbles scotiajim, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Not all rooms have wifi”
 of 5 bubbles TallyCole, 21 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you need a kitchenette, then ask for it.”
 of 5 bubbles DevPS, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“For ease of unloading your vehicle ask for #1-5; for closer access to in ground pool and wooded area select a higher number.”
 of 5 bubbles Retiredseaside, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room back from the road....”
 of 5 bubbles susangibson, 9 Aug 2012 | Read review
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