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Colonial Motel & Spa
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Brattleboro
Newark, New Jersey
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77 reviews
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“King suite rooms are OK, pool is nice”
Reviewed 2 September 2013

I think that some of the reviews of this property are overly harsh. My family of 5 (myself, husband, three small children) have stayed here 4 separate times because we enjoy the Southern Vermont area, and this is an affordable motel with a large enough room to accommodate all of us with the kids in a separate sleeping area from the parents - a must for us at this point with our baby going down at 7pm. We always stay in one of the king suites, and I find them adequate. You just have to understand that this is a motel, and will be lacking many features that you find in more expensive properties. However, I found that if you ask for things (like extra towels, extra shampoo) you will be given them. Granted, who wants to ask? However, other area options do not have the combo of an indoor pool plus a separate sleeping area for the kids. So, we keep on coming back. This being said, housekeeping is only "ok" - one night was very clean, the next night was disappointing. The saltwater pool is very nice and the swimmers seemed not to mind our enthusiastic children sharing the pool with them (I understand that this can be annoying, but the other swimmers have been gracious). So, I would recommend this hotel, but just be aware that you are not paying for luxury and you will not get luxury - you will get an average motel with access to a nice pool in a really great area in Vermont, for an affordable price.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Old Bethpage, New York
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Stay away! While the price is good, the place is filthy. Mattress was original to construction of the building and upholstered furniture was full of stains. However, the salt water pool was very nice.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

Thank you, people, for your reviews. We looked at a room and then read the reviews. We gave back the key and left. You saved us a lot of aggravation. The room was dark and musty smelling. Even my grandson said, "lets leave". Creepy people milling around the rooms. We went across the street and had a great night. Drive by this place if you know what is good for you!

Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

I don't like to say bad things but in this case I have too. We stayed for one night and were so happy that is all we booked. Good stuff....pool. Bad stuff...hallways were filthy (tons of dead insects and more spider webs then you can imagine), air conditioner never really got room cold until it was on for 12 hours, tile peeling up in bathroom, burn marks on counter. This is truly a motel and not a nice one, I hate to say.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled on business
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Morrisville, Vermont
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

The pool area did not seem to belong to the same motel! The new building and pool area were beautiful and immaculate. Our motel room on the other hand lacked in cleanliness, it smelled bad. We bought cleaning supplies and air freshener and left the windows open. The room we had was HUGE, and included a full size refrigerator. It was perfect for our group, and very comfortable...just need to step up the housekeeping and do some upkeep and it would be a great place.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
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Dracut, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

The motel room that we had was in need of major updates, the bathroom tub and tile was very old and not keep up at all. Have the lights in the room were missing bulbs and just way to dark. We were suppose to stay two nights but check out after the first night. The indoor salt water pool was the only enjoyment our little guy had in this stay.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Hockessin
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Felt like back in the '70's - large rooms - good furniture - very loud air conditioner - musty smell to the whole establishment - mold in bathroom - loved the salt water swimming pool and the hot tub - still overall a poor value

  • Stayed July 2013
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Property: Colonial Motel & Spa
Address: 889 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9047
Region: United States > Vermont > Brattleboro
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Brattleboro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Colonial Motel & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 68
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Colonial Motel & Spa is located in Brattleboro, Vermont. Our rooms range from standard to executive suites and offer FREE wireless internet, air-conditioning, cable TV with HBO and free continental breakfast. ... more   less 
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