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Ivey's Motor Lodge
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Houlton
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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“will stay here again!”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

spent one night enroute to home. quiet spot close to everythng in town. nice big clean room with microwave, coffee, fridge, desk. breakfast was standard fare but good and appreciated!
signs asking not to remove food from eating area...sometimes that can't be helped.

the 'irish' pub attached was welcomed after a long drive. do hope they will offer more diet friendly items and not deep fry most items. an 'irish' ale in an 'irish' pub would be great. my burger was good as it wasn't deep fried.

friendly staff in the hotel and pub. will stay here agan!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Ayer's Cliff, Canada
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

Great location to enjoy the huge snow fall this year with my skidoo. Clean room and a good breakfast. What more do you need? Staff were friendly and helpful with directions about snowmobile trails in the area. Breakfast was good for a motel, not fine dining but they offered a good selection of all the usual stuff. Could offer a bit more fruit and berries.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at this hotel and we're very satisfied. We stayed in the newer remodeled section and rooms were clean quiet and comfortable a plus was the attached pub after a family wake it was nice to grab some apps and drinks. Wings were excellent. We will definitely stay there again!

  • Stayed March 2014
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halifax
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Stayed here for 1 night on a return trip to Canada.It was very clean, quiet and the front desk clerk was friendly and helpful. The room is basic, very clean and comfortable. The continental breakfast was filling and plentiful. We went to the pub for an evening drink. They were trying out a new menu and did not have full food service, but they were passing out free samples of items that will appear on their menu. This was our first time here, but we will return.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Augusta, Maine
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We stayed for one night in late September. The room was large, impeccably clean, and very comfortable. There was a sink in the bedroom with a small counter, as well as in the bathroom which was a nice surprise. Even though there are few motel choices in Houlton, this would be a good choice under any circumstances. The bar was upgrading its kitchen while we were there so could not provide any food except popcorn, so that was a bit disappointing. The plus is when they open the kitchen they will be able to serve meals - the current inconvenience will be well worth the end result. Anyway, there are a number of near by restaurants, so this wasn't an issue. Breakfast was included and was very ample; sausage, scrambled eggs, waffles, juices, breads, etc. Fruit would have been nice, but this was a good breakfast. The price, $110 for 2 queens, was fair and competitive. All in all, a very positive experience.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Syracuse, New York
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

What a friendly receptionist!! She assured us that someone would be available all 24 hours to help in any way. The room was average, was clean but could use some updating. One of the mattresses sagged a bit in the middle.The tub area had a little mold and the bath mat should be replaced. One big plus was having 2 sinks, one in the bathroom and one just outside the bathroom door. That was very handy for the 3 adults traveling. Breakfast was adequate with waffles, eggs, bacon, bagels and different breads, and some choices for cereal, but no fruit. It seemed like the best place in town.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Philadelphia
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

Clean, convenient, and safe. Local helpful desk person. Within walking distance of a 24/7 truck stop diner that serves up breakfast anytime as well as other diner food at a reasonable price.
Just stayed there one night on way to Nova Scotia.
Free breakfast was well intentioned and with just a little care could be outstanding.
Would stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Ivey's Motor Lodge
Address: 241 North St, Exit 302 I95, Houlton, ME 04730-3545
Region: United States > Maine > Houlton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Houlton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ivey's Motor Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ivey's is located at exit 302 just off I-95. It is the closest property to the US and Canadian border. Offering a variety of room types and sizes Ivey's provides a pleasant nights rest. Now with a complete breakfast to get any traveler started. Ivey's has it all, from a hot breakfast in the morning to a hot bowl of soup. Stop by O'Kelly's for a night cap before you turn in and meet some of the locals for a good time. All rooms are serviced by interior corridors with a complete video security system both inside and out to protect your property. The staff at Ivey's not only leaves the light on for you, but they also wait up for you. ... more   less 
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