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Great highway location and rates, one block from river, some concerns with outdated decor

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to Fredericton's downtown and highway access
  • Several reviewers found the room rates to be reasonable and inexpensive
  • Some guests enjoyed their clean and spacious rooms
Cons
  • Some reviewers felt their rooms were in need of renovations
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 16, 2013
Overview
Located one block from the St. John River on Highway 105, the Norfolk Motel is popular with road travellers who prefer 
a small family-owned hotel with easy highway access.

This hotel has 23 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering one or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, a ceiling fan, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. 

Hotel amenities include laundry facilities, vending machines, a business centre and free parking. Dogs only are permitted free of charge, and wheelchair accessibility is provided. 

Regent Mall is about a 6-minute drive westward, while Fredericton's city centre, which includes several restaurants and pubs as well as shopping, is roughly an 8-minute drive northwest. The University of New Brunswick is a 6-minute drive northwestward, and Fredericton International Airport (YFC) is a 15-minute drive southeast. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, dogs only permitted free of charge, wheelchair accessible. (Call date: April 15, 2013)
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The Good
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's location, value and rooms.

Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's location. They found it to be close to the highway, Fredericton's downtown area, the St. John River, walking trails and the University of New Brunswick. One guest said it was definitely a good place to stay for those who are passing through the area.

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's value. They described the rates as decent, cheap, inexpensive and reasonable, and also cited the free Wi-Fi as contributing to the hotel's worth.

The hotel's accommodations were satisfactory for several lodgers. They described their rooms as clean and spacious, with comfortable beds. It should be noted however, that some reviewers had complaints about their rooms (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms.

While some guests described their rooms as clean, comfortable and spacious, some reviewers were disappointed with their accommodations. These guests described their rooms as having worn decor and furniture, stained carpets in need of replacing, as well as outdated bedding and curtains.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #15 out of 19 Fredericton hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 28 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3 out of 5 with a 69% recommendation rate from 13 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 15, 2013 to verify some information.

Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
5.7
Mediocre
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11 / out of 11
hotels in Fredericton

Rated 5.7/10 based on 103 reviews

Ranked #11 out of 11 hotels in Fredericton

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Map Marker Norfolk Motel
815 Riverside Drive, Fredericton, NB