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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was really expensive so I expected a lot more. The rooms were so hot at night and there was only heat so we had to open the windows in the middle of the night. The pool area was dark and outdated. The staff was nice and the room was very clean.

Thank Jasmine L
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We traveled to the small town of Houlton Maine in order to attend a wedding nearby. the hotel was clean and had a very comfortable bed. The staff was friendly and efficient and over all we enjoyed our two nights there.

Thank JLyn1985
shiretown, Owner at Shiretown Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night during a road trip. Stained carpet, difficulty regulating temperature of room. "Breakfast" consisted of coffee and some dodgey pastries in cellophane. On the bright side the desk staff were nice and the room was clean. Won't stay there again, though. Depressing.

Thank insearchofspring
Milbridge, Maine
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Clean, spacious rooms; well lit and up to date decor. Comfortable bed, large flat screen TV, in room mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker. Continental breakfast and very friendly staff. Would highly recommend.

Thank wendy j
Ellsworth, Maine
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had a great one night stay at the Shiretown Inn - the room was clean, the bed & pillows were VERY comfy and thick bath towels. The desk clerks, both check-in and check-out, were friendly and made me feel welcome.

Thank walthamom
shiretown, Owner at Shiretown Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review. Hope to see you again in the future. M. GERVAIS

Bryant Pond
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The motor inn has some pet friendly rooms set aside. Ours was clean, with parking outside the door. Good cable channel selection. Advertised wifi but not available in our room. Management state entire new computer upgrade in September will take care of the issue. Very good pub dining across the parking lot called "the Downunder. Wifi there.

Thank campsnowbank
shiretown, Owner at Shiretown Motor Inn, responded to this review

Sorry for the issues with wi-fi. We completed the installation of our new internet system on September 5th and it has proven to be a great investment. Great reception in all areas of the hotel. Thank you for your kind review. M. Gervais Owner

Khartoum, Sudan
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I really wasn't sure what to expect given this place is a one story, highway side motel, but the service was good and the room was clean. I thought I had lucked out by getting a room on the back side of the motel (away from the traffic noise), but it backs up to the rear exit of the Downunder...

Thank JCW703
Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We brought our children/grandchildren to Houlton, ME for a memorial service. Ended up with 7 rooms x 2 nights at the Shiretown Inn. Rooms exceptionally clean, beds comfortable and area quiet. We ate the the restaurant one night. Food was OK, but took almost 90 minutes to get all the food delivered. Admittedly, we gave them only 4 hours notice...

1Thank spterry
shiretown, Owner at Shiretown Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I apologize for the lengthy wait for dinner at the downunder sports pub. I have addressed this issue with the restaurant manager. The wi-fi issue has been resolved. We have completely renovated the system and it has been trouble free since we went live the first part of September. Thanks again You were a wonderful...

Reviewed 20 June 2016

With the very mixed ratings this motel received, I was a bit hesitant and more than a little concerned, but since one of the reviews mentioned asking for a room in the newly renovated section, I did just that and was delighted with the room. It was on the level of a Hampton Inn or a Courtyard Marriott - extremely...

Thank MaineHeidi
shiretown, Owner at Shiretown Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We have continued our renovations with more rooms planned for this fall and winter. We appreciate you giving us a chance and look forward to your next trip in the area. M. Gervais

Keene, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Room was comfortable. There was urine in the bathroom trash can. Used the pool and was a bit disappointed . The air in the pool room was warm . But the water was freezing. And way to much bleach. So much we had a rash and burns. Pool towels I brought turned white from the bleach as well. We didn't...

Thank jmerrill112

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the Intersection of I 95 and Us Route 1, The Shiretown Inn and Suites offers 57 clean comfortable rooms and suites, an indoor pool and poolside lounge, Sports Pub, fitness center, and banquet rooms to accommodate 300 guests. All rooms are equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, Flat screen cable TV with HBO. Newly renovated. Free continental breakfast. Snowmobiling and ATV trails at our door. Only 3 miles from the Canadian border. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shiretown Motor Inn

Address: 282 North St, Houlton, ME 04730-3530
Region: United States > Maine > Houlton
Price Range: ₹ 6,509 - ₹ 8,700 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shiretown Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Shiretown Hotel Houlton
Shiretown Motor Inn Houlton, Maine
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“Ask for room in "new" section.”
spterry, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the newly renovated section.”
MaineHeidi, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the "new" section which is closer to the street but there isn't much traffic at night that we could see or hear”
Bobbie1029, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Inside room away from the outer door.”
RedSoxGirlPortland, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“we had room 102 and it worked fine for my wheelchair”
AnnieD39, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
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