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Swanton Motel

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel has been around for decades. It is well-maintained. Handy to everything. Room was great. Everything worked just fine. Had a rustic feel to the place which is good. Staff is friendly and attentive. Will definitely return next time I'm in the area.

Thank Passepareverywhere
Houlton, Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The air conditioner kept turning off. You need to have an electrician check the power. Something is fluctuating causing the breaker to turn off. One time the unit was not turned on and the breaker still opened. 2. You need to fumigate your rooms. I found a tick crawling across the bathroom floor. 3. You need to change your beds....

Thank deltawmike2017
Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Neat small town location, on Vermont/New York border; an old time motel that has been nicely updated, but maintains the past. Friendly owner and comfortable quiet room and location. As it was Saturday evening, we located a Catholic Church, and enjoyed Mass on Sunday morning. Will return, when we travel north and east.

Thank Arthur S
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A comfortable stay in a very dated, yet clean mom and pop motel. The room has all of the amenities: tv, dvd player, microwave, fridge, hair blower. Furniture is old. Carpet is old. Curtains and blinds are old. A bit of a facelift would do wonders. Slept well!

Thank Tony-Globemaster
Morgantown, West Virginia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My Amtrak train trip ended with a bus ride to get around track strewn with trees from a storm. Fated to reach my car at St. Albans' train station at midnight, I found the Swanton Motel as a relatively inexpensive option. The reviews on TripAdvisor reassured me that this family-owned motel would be clean, quiet, and comfortable. I arranged to...

Thank Cubberly
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is a tiny, roadside-type motel in a tiny town in the corner of Vermont. That being said, it has been well-maintained and refurbished and nothing was lacking if you are looking for a stay in a clean, nicely kept room. The innkeeper apologized upon checkin that there was no phone in the room, which was no problem at all...

Thank Betsy B
Killingworth, Connecticut
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We came to Swanton for a short visit. Decided to stay at the Swanton Motel. This motel is close to the center of town, and only a short drive to St.Albans VT. The beds were comfortable and so were the pillows. The room was clean and safe. There was a microwave, mini fridge and a keurig. The people who run...

Thank Cindylouwho06471
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We stumbled upon the motel after leaving Canada late. We checked in at around 10pm and opened the room to be welcomed by a lovely fresh clean room with sparkling bathroom. The Wi-Fi was excellent too. I suspect the rooms have been recently renovated because the sign outside betrays the quality of the interiors. I will happily return.

Thank JasonWD
Salt Springs, Florida
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We were on a motorcycle trip (5 men) and needed rooms for Friday & sat. nights, 8/14 & 8/15/15. We rented on phone site unseen as this was only place in the area with openings. Myself, my brother and his son rented a two bedroom suite for $292.00 for the two days. The place was relatively clean, had some food...

1Thank Harry D
Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The Swanton Motel is a basic, classic motel. The rooms were clean and had in room coffee service 9with Wolfgang Puck coffee), microwaves and a fridge, plus a high capacity ice machine available. There was free wifi, but is was slower than the cell service. This is very much a budget motel and a great value. About 1 mile from...

1Thank MikeBarry657

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The last AAA approved motel before the Canadian border. We are a family run motel and gift shop where cleanliness is top priority. 2014 Updates include new water pipes to the south half of the motel to improve water flow and pressure. We also remodeled four rooms with new bathroom tile, tubs, toilets, sinks, ceilings, lights, and ceiling fans. Newly painted bedrooms with new light fixtures, mirrors, paintings and furniture. 107 And 111 have new carpet. And there is a lot more in the making... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swanton Motel

Address: 112 Grand Ave., Swanton, VT 05488-1424
Region: United States > Vermont > Swanton
Price Range: $94 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Swanton Motel Vermont
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“Swanton is a small town with a quaint charm. It is close to the border so if you are on a long driving trip to Montreal, the motel is a good place to stay before going into Canada.”
JustinC75, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the basketball hoop.”
HowlnBubba, 19 May 2014 | Read review
“We were in Room 105 which was spotless.”
rgehring, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I understand they fill up during the summer and fall months, so you may want to call ahead.”
DicedBrice, 9 Jun 2013 | Read review
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