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Book from ~$131 CAD
Friendly staff, clean rooms, and considered a good value by past guests
Pros
  • Guests commonly referred to the staff as "friendly" and/or "helpful"
  • Many guests felt as though they were close to Casino Rama
  • Rooms were generally considered clean
  • Many guests approved of the value they received
  • Free breakfast, free Internet, and free local calls
Cons
  • Some guests thought that the breakfast dining area was too small
  • Occasionally guests mentioned that there was no elevator at the hotel
  • A few guests felt as though the property was on the older side
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Book from ~$77 CAD
Orillia budget hotel with clean and well-equipped rooms, free breakfast and free parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and quiet
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing area attractions by car
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the room rates reasonable
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
Cons
  • No elevator on site
  • A few guests said the breakfast area was small
  • A couple of guests thought that the pillows were uncomfortable
  • A couple of guests said the air conditioners were loud

8 Other Hotels Close to Casino Rama

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Book from ~$154 CAD
Well-liked Orillia hotel with indoor pool, jacuzzi suites, free breakfast and free parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • The hotel's staff were found to be accommodating and friendly by many lodgers
  • Numerous guests were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the quality and variety of the free breakfast
Cons
  • A few lodgers complained of noise transfer during their stay
  • The hotel's rates were found to be overpriced by a few travellers
Location
This hotel is located in Rama, and is down the street from the casino, about a 5-minute walk or under a 1-minute drive away. A general store, gas station and the Bank of Nova Scotia are within a 5-minute walk. This hotel is across the street from a corn field. 
Getting Around
For visitors intending to only visit Casino Rama, walking may be the best option, as it is only 5 minutes away and there are a few other amenities within walking distance, as noted above.

To explore Orillia and other sites in the general region, a taxi or car would be best, as there is no public transit route that services the hotel. Downtown Orillia is an approximate 14-minute taxi ride or drive away.
Money-saving
This hotel offers a free breakfast served daily from 6 am to 10 am and free wireless Internet. Rooms also feature a mini-fridge, microwave and a coffee and tea maker.
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Book from ~$192 CAD
Comfortable Orillia hotel near park and beach with Italian bistro and free breakfast
Pros
  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet, free parking, free WiFi, and free local calls
  • On-site bistro, fitness centre, hot tub, and sauna
  • Many guests found the beds to be exceptionally comfortable
  • A number of guests praised the hotel staff and said check in was quick and efficent
  • Guests enjoyed clean, spacious and well-appointed rooms
Cons
  • Some guests felt room rates were too high
  • A few guests found the breakfast area too crowded
Location
This hotel is located in Orillia off of Highway 12 and is an approximate 9-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino. It is located in an area outside of the downtown core of Orillia and is surrounded mainly by residential streets and waterfronts belonging to both Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. 

The hotel is across the street from Tudhope Park and there are a few restaurants and the Mariposa Landing Marina within a 5-minute walking distance.
Getting Around
Aside from taking a taxi or driving to the casino, there is a shuttle service that runs from the hotel to the casino nightly from 5:30 pm to midnight. The shuttle fare is $7 per person for a round-trip ride and the bus runs every hour, with the first shuttle leaving the hotel at 5:30 pm and the last shuttle leaving the casino at midnight. 

To access downtown Orillia, the closest bus stop is a 2-minute walk from the hotel and route South B takes about 20 minutes to travel into downtown from the hotel.
Money-saving
This hotel offers a complimentary buffet breakfast served weekdays from 7 am to 10 am and weekends from 7 am to 10:30 am. This hotel also has free Wi-Fi and free parking. All rooms also offer a microwave, mini-fridge and coffeemaker.
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Book from ~$201 CAD
Highly praised Orillia hotel with indoor pool, kitchenettes, jacuzzi suites & free breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout hotel, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers indicated that they were likely to return
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive service
  • Many guests appreciated the in-room kitchenettes
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • Guests liked the location, in walking distance of restaurants and next to a grocery store
Location
This inn is an approximate 16-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino and is located in Orillia. The hotel is situated right beside a grocery store, and the Couchiching Golf and Country Club is an approximate 2-minute drive or 10-minute walk away. The rest of the area surrounding the hotel is mainly residential. 
Getting Around
The casino can be accessed in about 16 minutes by driving or taking a taxi. Downtown Orillia can be accessed within 20 minutes by public transit on the Lacile route, with the closest stop located at a 2-minute walk away from the hotel.
Money-saving
A deluxe continental breakfast is served free at the hotel and breakfast hours are weekdays from 6 am to 10 am and weekends from 7 am to 10 am. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are also available.

All rooms at this hotel feature a coffeemaker, microwave and mini-fridge at no extra charge.
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Budget motel-style property with clean rooms and friendly service
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the room rates to be reasonable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests thought that the location was convenient for accessing area attractions by car
  • A couple of reviewers found the Wi-Fi service to be reliable
Cons
  • A few reviewers described the in-room furniture as dated
  • Noise from nearby traffic and A/C units a problem for some guests
  • Limited electrical outlets and capability in rooms, said guests
Location
This hotel is located in Orillia and is an approximate 15-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino. It sits adjacent to the Couchiching Golf and Country Club. The area directly surrounding the hotel is mainly residential with some retail spaces including a diner beside the hotel and a small plaza with a bank, drug store and convenience store, about 3 minutes away on foot.
Getting Around
The drive between the hotel and casino is about 15 minutes. Public transit access is available near the hotel, but does not reach the casino.

Downtown Orillia can be accessed by a 4-minute car or taxi ride or by the Lacile bus route, which will take approximately 18 minutes. The closest bus stop is a 3-minute walk from the hotel. 
Money-saving
This hotel offers free in-room Wi-Fi as well as free parking. All rooms also come with a microwave and mini-fridge.
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Book from ~$91 CAD
Budget downtown Orillia hotel with free breakfast but loud nightclub and mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, continental breakfast, coffee station in lobby, local calls, newspapers
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the waterfront and downtown shops and restaurants on foot
  • Many guests appreciated the free breakfast
  • A few reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • No elevator for 3-storey hotel
  • Many guests described their rooms as small and dated
  • Many guests complained of noise from the attached bar due to loud music and the bar's clients (Wed-Sat)
  • Reviews were mixed regarding the cleanliness of the rooms
  • Reviews were mixed regarding the staff's service
Location
This hotel is an approximate 12-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino and is located in downtown Orillia on the waterfront. It is surrounded by mainly retail spaces, including a restaurant right beside the hotel and several retail plazas with grocery stores, convenience stores and take-out restaurants within a 5-minute walk. 

The Port of Orillia Marina is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and the Couchiching Beach Park is a 3-minute drive or 10-minute walk away. 
Getting Around
Many amenities, like shops and restaurants in the downtown core, can be accessed from this hotel on foot in about 5 minutes, while the beach is about 10 minutes away on foot. 

A car or taxi will be needed for most people to get to the casino, and the trip takes about 12 minutes.

For those looking to use public transit to travel throughout Orillia, the closest bus stop is under 1 minute away on foot for the South A and South B bus routes.
Money-saving
A free breakfast is served at this hotel daily from 6 am to 10 am. Free on-site parking is available. All guest rooms include free Wi-Fi and a coffeemaker.
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Book from ~$82 CAD
Great service, reasonable rates, downtown location with free parking on site
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's rates were described as reasonable and cheap by numerous guests
  • Several guests praised the hotel's proximity to Casino Rama and highway access
Cons
  • Some guests reported worn rooms, old fixtures and cleaning issues
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few reviewers
Location
This hotel is an approximate 13-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino. The hotel is beside a plaza with a Subway restaurant, and there are several other fast food restaurants, a few sit-down restaurant options as well as a convenience store, dollar store and pharmacy, within a 5-minute walk of the hotel. 
Getting Around
Casino Rama can be accessed by car or taxi in about 13 minutes, as the bus routes do not go as far as the casino.

Downtown Orillia can be reached within a 4-minute drive or taxi ride or a 20-minute walk. There is a bus stop 2 minutes away from the hotel on foot. The Georgian bus route takes about 7 minutes to reach downtown. 
Money-saving
A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am at the hotel. On-site parking is free.

Guest rooms feature a mini-fridge, coffeemaker, microwave and free Wi-Fi.
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Book from ~$95 CAD
Indoor pool and hot tub, on-site restaurant, clean rooms and friendly service
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Several reviewers appreciated the indoor pool and hot tub
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing highways and shopping
  • Many guests thought the hotel offered good value
Cons
  • Several guests said the hotel needed updating
  • A couple of guests said their beds were uncomfortable
Location
This hotel is located just outside of downtown Orillia and is an approximate 17-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino. It is tucked away on a side street off of Westmount Drive, which is a main street located off of Highway 11. 

The area surrounding the hotel contains several fast-food restaurants including a Tim Hortons as well as a grocery store, liquor store and Shoppers Drug Mart, all within a 5-minute walking distance. 
Getting Around
Casino Rama can be accessed in 17 minutes from the hotel by a taxi ride or drive.

Downtown Orillia can be accessed by car or taxi and is a 5-minute drive away. The closest bus stop is a 3- minute walk from the hotel and the Georgian route is an approximate 25-minute ride into downtown. 
Money-saving
All rooms feature a coffeemaker and free Wi-Fi. Free parking is also available to all guests.

Guests with pets may want to note that this hotel permits pets, in select rooms, for free.
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Book from ~$152 CAD
Popular Orillia hotel with an indoor pool, restaurant with patio & shuttle to Casino Rama
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout hotel, and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and their beds as comfortable
  • Good location close to Casino Rama, highways and fast food restaurants, said guests
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their accommodating service
  • Excellent food and breakfast at the hotel, said guests
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the room rates were overpriced
  • A few reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms
Location
This hotel is an approximate 12-minute drive or taxi ride from the casino. It is located across the street from the Comfort Inn and the area surrounding the hotel is mainly fast-food restaurants, as the hotel is located right off of Highway 12. 
Getting Around
The casino can be reached by car or taxi in about 12 minutes, as noted above.

The hotel offers its own shuttle service to and from the casino, which runs nightly from 5:15 pm to 12 am. The shuttle runs every hour and the round-trip cost per person is $7. 

Downtown Orillia can be accessed by car or taxi within 6 minutes. There is a bus stop within a 1-minute walk from the hotel (the Georgian bus route), and the ride into downtown takes approximately 16 minutes.
Money-saving
This hotel offers free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a microwave and a mini-fridge in all rooms. On-site parking is complimentary.

Tips For Staying Near Casino Rama

Location
Casino Rama is located in the town of Rama, Ontario on Chippewa Reserve land. The closest city is Orillia, which is an approximate 15-minute drive away. The area directly surrounding the casino is a mix of residential, retail and commercial properties, and contains amenities suitable for those visiting the casino, including the Bank of Nova Scotia, a general store and hotels.

The casino sits adjacent to Lake Couchiching and the nearest access points that have a beach are in Orillia, including Couchiching Beach Park, which is an approximate 14-minute drive from the casino. 
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Parking
Free parking is available at the casino. Valet parking is also available at a rate of $8 per day. 
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Getting Around
There are a few taxi companies in Orillia that will provide service to the Casino from many hotels in the Orillia area. Able Taxi is a recommended provider and the average rate for a taxi ride is $25 to $30 depending on what area of town the hotel is located in, and is the only taxi provider with accessible taxis that ride to the casino. 

There is a public transit system with bus routes in Orillia, however, none of the routes run close to the casino.
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Getting Around: Driving
The approximate driving time from many of the hotels closest to the casino ranges from around 9 minutes to 17 minutes.

There are no car rental locations close to the casino, however, there are several in Orillia, including Discount, Budget and Enterprise. Car rental rates will vary, but an average rate is around $60 per day for a standard vehicle. 
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Getting Around: Public Transit
Bus routes may be used to access downtown Orillia from your hotel, however, they do not run to the casino. Schedules vary, but buses generally run Monday to Friday from 6:15 am to 10:15 pm, Saturday from 8:45 am to 7:45 pm and Sunday from 8:45 am to 4:15 pm. The one-way cash fare is $2. 

More information on the public transit system can be found on the city of Orillia's website.
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Dining
The casino has nine restaurants offering different price ranges and types of cuisine and dining, including four casual restaurants, two buffets, one sports bar, one steakhouse and one take-out restaurant. The types of food served include traditional meals and pub fare and international options including a noodle bar and Chinese food. 

Each restaurant has different hours of operation that range from 7 am to 2 am, depending on the bar or restaurant, with the exception of The Weirs Restaurant, which is open 24 hours.
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Entertainment
Gaming

The casino houses over 2,500 slot machines with various themes and denominations. There is a room dedicated to poker open 24 hours a day that holds various types of poker games. There are over 30 blackjack tables and other table games at the casino include craps, baccarat, Pai Gow, Sic Bo Dice, roulette and other various card games. In total, there are 110 table games at the casino. 

Events and Concerts

The types of shows held at the casino include musical performances and concerts, comedy shows, magic shows and poker tournaments. Casino Rama is known for hosting well-known musical performers, comedians and other performers and is often a destination for shows in addition to gaming. Schedules vary and change frequently.
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