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8.1 | Very Good
Lakeview Inn & Suites Bathurst

Comfortable Bathurst hotel an easy drive to city centre with free breakfast & free parking

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking and free DVD movies
  • Many guests liked the location for being near to restaurants and malls
  • Many guests enjoyed their clean, comfortable and quiet rooms
  • The staff were appreciated by many guests for their friendly and helpful service
  • Free continental breakfast was enjoyed by many guests
  • The beds and bedding got rave reviews from many guests
  • Many guests said the hotel offered good value
Cons
  • A few guests thought the breakfast lacked variety
  • Some guests said the hotel was a bit dated
  • A few guests were given rooms that had not been cleaned from prior guests
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 18, 2014
Overview
Lakeview Inn & Suites is located on St. Peter Street, also known as Rue St. Pierre in Bathurst, New Brunswick. About a 4-minute drive from the on-ramp of Highway 11, and 10 minutes' drive from the Bathurst Airport, it caters to both business and leisure guests, as well as families, offering a wide range of rooms, suites and amenities to suit all types of travellers.

Lakeview Inn is a smoke-free property that is for the most part pet free as well, except for one guest room only, in which a pet will be allowed. All guest rooms and suites include a TV (some are flat-screens), a DVD player, a data port, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, bathrobes and an arm chair. 

Business class rooms feature a king size bed with duvet, a large work desk, separate phone and computer lines, a cordless phone and upgraded bathroom amenities.

Suites also come with a king size bed and duvet, a separate living area with a sofabed, kitchenette, table and chairs, microwave and wet bar. Some suites have an additional 4-person jetted tub.

Hotel amenities include an elevator, 24-hour front desk services, a business centre with public computer, printer, fax and photocopy services, coin-operated laundry facilities and dry cleaning services. The hotel supplies off-site fitness facilities at the Nautilus Fitness Centre, available weekdays only. There are also vending machines on site dispensing drinks and snacks. A safety deposit box is available for guests, located behind the front desk.

The hotel offers free of charge: Wi-Fi, parking, continental breakfast, movies, local calls and newspapers.

There are many fast food restaurants about a 3-minute walk from the hotel including Wendy's, Burger King and several pizza places. The Brasserie St. Pierre, a local pub, is across the street from the hotel. Nectar International Restaurant & Cafe is a 2-minute drive away and downtown Bathurst is about a 3-minute drive from the hotel.

This hotel has access to snowmobile trails one street away. The Bathurst Marina with boardwalk and Youghall Beach is a 12-minute drive away. The Gowan Brae Golf & Country Club is about 5 minutes' drive from the hotel and the K. C. Irving Regional Centre (NHL hockey & trade shows) is about 3 minutes away by car. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on September 20, 2013: hotel amenities, room amenities and free amenities offered by the hotel, restaurants near the hotel, smoking and pet policies, and the hotel has an elevator
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The Good
Most guests seemed to enjoy their stays at this hotel, judging from current online guest reviews sourced for this editorial.

Many guests spoke about the cleanliness, quietness and comfort of their rooms. Many guests found the beds to be very comfortable, and a few highlighted the quality of the bedding and pillows. Some guests claimed to have had a very restful sleep at the hotel.

The staff were very well appreciated at the hotel with many guests complimenting the staff on their friendly and helpful service. One guest seemed to sum it up well when they said, "the people here are very nice".

The location of the hotel was widely appreciated among the reviewers online for being close to 2 malls and lots of restaurants, plus across the street from a bar that provided some nightlife.

Many guests enjoyed the free continental breakfast. Comments about the breakfast, which was said to include boiled eggs, waffles, cereal and muffins, ranged from great to decent. Other reviewers offered negative feedback regarding the breakfast. (See below for more details.)

There were other amenities offered by the hotel that guests spoke of with appreciation, considering these to have added value to their stay. Included in these value-added amenities and services were: 42" TVs, parking directly outside ground floor rooms for loading and unloading luggage, access to a local gym, free movies, and supplies to clean up a motor bike after a day's ride.

Many reviewers considered the hotel to offer good value and there were a several guests that either recommended the hotel or said they would return.
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The Bad
The hotel was not without some faults, according to recent online reviews sourced for this report. 

A few guests thought their hotel rooms were a bit dated and a couple of guests complained about the condition of their bathrooms saying that they needed to be re-painted.

A few guests said that the breakfast lacked variety and one returning guest complained about a lack of fresh fruit.

A few guests seemed to have been given rooms that the housekeeping staff had not cleaned from prior guests or had not cleaned to expected standards.
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Expedia.com guest ratings averaged 4.1 out of 5 points with a 94% recommendation rate, from 51 reviews.

Booking.com guest review ratings averaged 7.9 out of 10 points based upon 34 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com ranked Lakeview Inn and Suites #2 out of 6 hotels in Bathurst. Guest ratings averaged 4 out of 5 points with an 85% recommendation rate. Scores were based upon 40 reviews.

Verified with a front desk agent on September 20, 2013: hotel amenities, room amenities and free amenities offered by the hotel, restaurants near the hotel, smoking and pet policies, and the hotel has an elevator
Editor's Analysis by Valencia H.
Analyzed by Valencia H.
After scoring high on a junior high literacy test, Valencia considered a career as either a writer or an English teacher. Writing won because unlike teenagers, the keyboard doesn't talk back.
Guest Reviews
8.1
Very Good

Rated 8.1/10 based on 151 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 1 hotels in Bathurst

Map Marker Lakeview Inn & Suites Bathurst
777 St. Peter Avenue, Bathurst, NB