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7-minute walk to shops and restaurants with clean and comfortable rooms, but dated decor

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Some guests complimented the staff and described them as friendly and helpful
  • The rooms were described as clean and comfortable by some reviewers
Cons
  • Several guests complained about the smell of cigarette smoke in the hallways and non-smoking rooms
  • A couple reviewers felt the hotel decor was dated
  • A couple guests criticized the hotel for not having an elevator
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 22, 2013
Overview
The Burntwood Hotel is situated in an urban area, with shops and restaurants 7-minutes away by foot. The hotel offers amenities like an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and on-site restaurant. These features make it popular with travellers looking for a hotel with both on-site amenities and nearby off-site amenities.

With 76 individually climate controlled rooms, this hotel offers smoking and non-smoking accommodations. Each room comes with a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk and chair, cable TV, free Wi-Fi and free local calls. 

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool with waterslide, a jetted tub, a fitness room, meeting space, guest laundry, dry cleaning service and an on-site restaurant (Grapes Manitoba) as well as an on-site lounge (Regal Beagle Tavern). 

Free breakfast is available. Complimentary parking on site is offered. Pets are permitted to stay at this hotel ($10 per night).

Several restaurants (Northern Inn & Steakhouse, 241 Pizza and Chicken Chef) and the City Centre Mall are within walking distance of the hotel, 7-minutes by foot or a 4-minute drive. The Strand Theatre is located 2-minutes by foot (southeast). The Thompson Zoo is a 3-minute drive or a 15-minute walk (southeast) from the property. (All walking and driving estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with the front desk February 21, 2013: free breakfast, pet policy, on-site restaurant and lounge. 
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The Good
The reviews used for this analysis were mixed with positive feedback focused on the staff and service and the rooms. 

Some guests praised the staff for providing great service and described them as friendly and helpful. A couple guests also thought the restaurant service was efficient and friendly.

The general state of the rooms impressed some guests. They described the rooms as clean and comfortable. Additionally, a couple guests thought the rooms were quiet which resulted in a restful night.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, the reviews consulted for this analysis were mixed with negative feedback mentioning the decor of the hotel, the absence of an elevator and odours of cigarette smoke throughout the hotel.

Some reviewers claimed the non-smoking rooms and hallways smelled like cigarettes. 

A few reviewers felt the hotel decor was dated.

A couple guests thought an elevator would have been nice. They complained carrying luggage up a flight of stairs was inconvenient.
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Show Sources
Sources
Booking.com rated this hotel 7 out of 10 based on 13 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com ranked this property #4 out of 6 hotels in Thompson based on 6 reviews.

Hotels.com rated this hotel 3.6 out of 5 based on 10 reviews.

The author called the hotel to confirm some information on February 21, 2013.
Editor's Analysis by Jennee R.
Analyzed by Jennee R.
Jennee loves to travel and loves to live vicariously through others to help them find the right place to rest their heads while away from home.
Guest Reviews
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Rated 6.2/10 based on 137 reviews

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Map Marker The Burntwood Hotel
146 Selkirk Ave, Thompson, MB