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Yorkton, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2013

As we were traveling on a budget and with pets and needed to stay for a couple of nights in Saint John we were looking for a reasonably priced place to stay. The Hillside Motel fit our requirements and we were exceedingly satisfied with the service Mr. Kant provided to us. Although the rooms are dated, as had been mentioned...

Thank Beverly C
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We stayed one night at this establishment and we had a different experience than the other reviewers. Yes, the Manager was friendly and helpful but I expect more than that. Unlike others, we had NO Wi-Fi reception at all in our room, no matter what we tried. When I spoke to the Manager he told me I could use my...

1Thank Sharonkai48
Colonia, NJ
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I recently stayed at the Hillside Hotel with a group. There were 10 of us. Although the decor is a bit dated, the rooms were clean, the price was right and the owners were extremely accommodating. We were all on motorcycles and sometimes we find that the stereotype follows us but not so at this motel. They were very welcoming,...

Thank DebbieW41
Bemidji, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I used the previous reviews to book my stay and found the motel to be as described. The room was clean. Yes, the place needs a lot work, but it was convenient and reasonable. There were a microwave, fridge, and stoneware coffee cups in the room. I enjoyed the beautiful flowers planted on the grounds and a view of the...

Thank Hopefulinnd
Seabrook, Texas
Reviewed 29 August 2013

After reading all the reviews we knew we would be staying at this little place and it was good, Mr Kant was so nice and very helpful Only spent one night but it was clean and comfortable. Motel it old and in much need of repair but the service makes up for it. Even had real cups and saucers in...

Thank Deborah T
Londonderry, New Hampshire
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The room was extremely clean and comfortable. Mr. Kant went out of his way to get us to a good restaurant. He even put on decaf coffe in the morning. Highly recommend this motel. It was located near restaurants and close to major highways and gas stations

Thank ED G
Lee, New Hampshire
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Old but well kept up. Fast WIFI and plenty of hot water. Microwave and fridge in the room. Five minute easy drive to the DIgby Ferry. Check out the park just up the street for a view of Reversing Falls.

Thank David O
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We just returned from a trip to New Brunswick and PEI. We stopped in St. John for a night and stayed at the Hillside Motel. It was very pleasant and clean. Kant was very kind and helpful. The hotel was a ten minute drive to the city center and Kant recommended a very good, very cheap place for breakfast right...

Thank rachelriley627
Katy, Texas, United States
Reviewed 21 August 2013

This place is old, but clean and very accomodating. People who can't handle old, and you know who you are, should go elsewhere. We did laundry, commuted back and forth to the City Centre, and visited the Reversing Falls multiple times (a must). We even slept with the windows open. It's that secure. We even came back on our return...

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 14 August 2013

My wife and I are in the midst of a 1,200 mile bike ride, and we wanted a fairly priced, clean motel. Hillside fits the ticket perfectly. Kant (the owner) was most helpful not just when we checked in, but also'when we needed to call a bike shop and make reservations for the Nova Scotia ferry (our cell phones do...

Thank RichHoeg

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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: ₹ 3,456 - ₹ 4,561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hillside Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Hillside Hotel Saint John
Hillside Motel Saint John, New Brunswick
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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