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McMinnville, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 January 2017

There isn't much choice for lodging in Houlton, Maine, and this seems to be the best. Quiet. WiFi worked fine. They were prepared for winter weather. The young man at the front desk was very nice and helpful! Breakfast was so-so, but at least they served something! Owner should replace the OLD waffle maker before OSHA slaps him with a...

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! Your feedback helps us meet our goal of providing the best rest and comfort possible to our guests. We are pleased that you found our staff to be friendly and that your needs were met by our free WiFi! While we are glad that your stay was mostly satisfactory, we...

North Oxford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stayed here after crossing the border back into the U.S. Internet did not work in our room and the man at the front desk didn't really seem to care. Room was fine otherwise and the pub food was decent.

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for providing valuable feedback to help us keep improving our hotel. While we are glad that you found your stay to be satisfactory, we strive for much more than that. We apologize for your troubles with our internet service and for any inconvenience to you. We also apologize for your experience when you approached our front desk. Action...

Houlton, Maine
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Don't plan on checking out early if you make a reservation at this place. Was in town to do a job. Made a reservation for 3 night. Checked in, all was fine. The next day we finished the job early. Went back to the hotel at 5 pm. Asked for an early check out the next day. Was told they...

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We certainly welcome feedback from all visitors to our establishment. It has come to our attention that the writer of this review has misrepresented himself as a guest of our hotel, instead having been written secondhand by a local patron of our pub who was particularly moved by a complaint heard from our actual guest. Reviews that are not first...

canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We arrived in the dark, tired and just wanting a nice clean room with a good bed, a hot shower and breakfast, before hitting the road in the morning. We found it, plus a very nice surprise- a little pub with friendly people, great service and very good filling food for a late night supper. Future road trips will make...

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience here at Ivey's Motor Lodge! We are all very glad to have met your needs. Our goal is to provide a great nights rest to all travelers who come to our hotel. We look forward to being a pleasant part of your next journey!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Ivey's was the best stay of our recent trip ! Right off I-95 with close access to New Brunswick, Canada. Stay was delightful due to comfortable beds, cleanliness, access, smoke free (entire lodge), Irish pub for food and frolic, et al. We arrived just in time for cocktail hour. Wife had a "Mud Slide" - quite a preparation to make...

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! It is always great to hear that we have met your needs! We take pride in our hotel and your positive feedback gives us all great satisfaction here at Ivey's! We hope your travels bring you back this way again!

Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located just across the New Brunswick border, in Houlton, Maine. Very comfortable and clean. Close to the Canadian border, which makes it nice for visitors to the USA. Breakfast was included in the cost and they offered a nice variety of food. They also offer a discount for AAA/CAA members!

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank your for your review of our hotel! We appreciate that you took the time to share your pleasant experience. We are happy to hear that you left our hotel well rested and well fed!

Phoenix, Oregon
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We drove across the country from Oregon to Maine. And stayed here for 5 days. They were nice and gave us a room away from other guests. Clean, good breakfast the bar inside had very good hamburgers. Really they did! Everyone bragged how good the food was we were impressed! Only complaints were our coffee maker had never been cleaned...

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel during your trip! Also, thank you for taking the time to share your experience and provide us with valuable feedback. We are happy to have provided you with the comfort and rest you needed. We are quite proud of our food at O'Kelly's Pub and so very glad you were able to enjoy it!...

Amherst, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We often stop at Ivy's and this time took our dog. She is large and there was no problem with her staying at this hotel. If you plan to take your dog, book well in advance. They only have a few dog friendly rooms. The pub on the premises has good food. They will soon have an exercise room.

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your pleasant stay at Ivey's! We are happy to provide special accommodation to our guests with pets while we also take measures to protect our guests with allergies from unwanted exposure. We also look forward to adding an exercise room to the amenities here at Ivey's! We are excited to continue growing! Thanks again and...

New England
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Staff was friendly and helpful, and the room was quiet and clean. The property shows a little age, but overall well kept. The mattresses in the room we stayed in had a pretty significant dip in the middle. The bedding was updated and clean. Bathroom clean. Room had a small refrigerator and microwave, as well as a hair dryer and...

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. While we are glad that you found your stay satisfactory, we strive to provide our guests with more than what is merely acceptable. We are always updating our rooms and replacing our fixtures, furniture and appliances. We recently entirely replaced our mattresses in one wing and are replacing the rest this year. After reading...

Norton, United States
Reviewed 8 October 2016

You're visiting Houlton ME. You're less than five miles from the Canadian border. There's not a whole lot to do. Wherever you were coming from, Houlton's pretty far and you're tired. Ivey's provides you with a nice, steady, reliable stay. Nothing vey fancy but no surprises either. Clean. Quiet. Comfortable and a good place to get some needed rest after...

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iveyshoulton, Staff at Ivey's Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at our hotel. We are pleased to learn that we have met our goal to provide a great night of rest to a weary traveler!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 

Additional Information about Ivey's Motor Lodge

Address: 241 North St, Exit 302 I95, Houlton, ME 04730-3545
Region: United States > Maine > Houlton
Price Range: RM484 - RM559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ivey's Motor Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Ivey`s Motor Hotel Houlton
Iveys Hotel Houlton
Iveys Motel Houlton
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