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Pittsburgh, PA
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neat small town location, on Vermont/New York border; an old time motel that has been nicely updated, but maintains the past. Friendly owner and comfortable quiet room and location. As it was Saturday evening, we located a Catholic Church, and enjoyed Mass on Sunday morning. Will return, when we travel north and east.

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Thank Arthur S
Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A comfortable stay in a very dated, yet clean mom and pop motel. The room has all of the amenities: tv, dvd player, microwave, fridge, hair blower. Furniture is old. Carpet is old. Curtains and blinds are old. A bit of a facelift would do wonders. Slept well!

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Thank Tony-Globemaster
Morgantown, West Virginia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My Amtrak train trip ended with a bus ride to get around track strewn with trees from a storm. Fated to reach my car at St. Albans' train station at midnight, I found the Swanton Motel as a relatively inexpensive option. The reviews on TripAdvisor reassured me that this family-owned motel would be clean, quiet, and comfortable. I arranged to... More 

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Thank Cubberly
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126 reviews
93 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is a tiny, roadside-type motel in a tiny town in the corner of Vermont. That being said, it has been well-maintained and refurbished and nothing was lacking if you are looking for a stay in a clean, nicely kept room. The innkeeper apologized upon checkin that there was no phone in the room, which was no problem at all... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We came to Swanton for a short visit. Decided to stay at the Swanton Motel. This motel is close to the center of town, and only a short drive to St.Albans VT. The beds were comfortable and so were the pillows. The room was clean and safe. There was a microwave, mini fridge and a keurig. The people who run... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We stumbled upon the motel after leaving Canada late. We checked in at around 10pm and opened the room to be welcomed by a lovely fresh clean room with sparkling bathroom. The Wi-Fi was excellent too. I suspect the rooms have been recently renovated because the sign outside betrays the quality of the interiors. I will happily return.

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Thank JasonWD
Salt Springs, Florida
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68 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We were on a motorcycle trip (5 men) and needed rooms for Friday & sat. nights, 8/14 & 8/15/15. We rented on phone site unseen as this was only place in the area with openings. Myself, my brother and his son rented a two bedroom suite for $292.00 for the two days. The place was relatively clean, had some food... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The Swanton Motel is a basic, classic motel. The rooms were clean and had in room coffee service 9with Wolfgang Puck coffee), microwaves and a fridge, plus a high capacity ice machine available. There was free wifi, but is was slower than the cell service. This is very much a budget motel and a great value. About 1 mile from... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Nothing fancy here. But you get clean sheets and the remodeled Bathrooms are decent. I little skimpy with the number of towels given. They should consider replacing the matteresses as they are hard as a rock.

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Thank DEVILDAVE131
Motelman_12, Owner at Swanton Motel, responded to this review

We stock two large bath towels (larger than average family motels), two hand towels, and two face clothes in each of our single and double rooms. If more than two persons check in for the room we issue additional towels. The suites are stocked with four towels each but more are issued if more than 4 persons check-in. We also... More 

Kosciusko
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317 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Room was average until we turned the bed down. Sheet had hair on it and was very thin, I couldn't get anybody on phone so I went to office, she went to get us another set of sheets, never offered to come and put them on or say they were sorry about it. Room was quite and bed was ok,... More 

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Motelman_12, Owner at Swanton Motel, responded to this review

We suspect this is for another motel/hotel in the area as we have not had a complaint of hair to which we responded - and would have changed the sheets had that happened. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The last AAA approved motel before the Canadian border. We are a family run motel and gift shop where cleanliness is top priority. 2014 Updates include new water pipes to the south half of the motel to improve water flow and pressure. We also remodeled four rooms with new bathroom tile, tubs, toilets, sinks, ceilings, lights, and ceiling fans. Newly painted bedrooms with new light fixtures, mirrors, paintings and furniture. 107 And 111 have new carpet. And there is a lot more in the making... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swanton Motel

Address: 112 Grand Ave., Swanton, VT 05488
Region: United States > Vermont > Swanton
Price Range: €66 - €113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Swanton is a small town with a quaint charm. It is close to the border so if you are on a long driving trip to Montreal, the motel is a good place to stay before going into Canada.”
 of 5 bubbles JustinC75, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the basketball hoop.”
 of 5 bubbles HowlnBubba, 19 May 2014 | Read review
“We were in Room 105 which was spotless.”
 of 5 bubbles rgehring, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I understand they fill up during the summer and fall months, so you may want to call ahead.”
 of 5 bubbles DicedBrice, 9 Jun 2013 | Read review
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