Located beside the St. John River, the Knights Inn Fredericton is roughly an 8-minute drive from the city centre and is popular with travellers requiring an economical one-night stay in the Fredericton area. Fredericton Airport (YFC) is about a 7-minute drive southeast of the hotel, making it a popular low-cost accommodation option for air travellers.
This hotel has 33 guest rooms, with smoking and non-smoking options available. All rooms offer air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi and cable TV. The Knights Inn offers rooms with 1 queen bed or 2 double beds. Some rooms include a microwave and a refrigerator. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible and pets are not allowed. Parking is free.
The hotel offers a free continental breakfast (coffee, tea, juice, cereal, toast, bagels and fruit)
to all guests from 7:00 am to 11:00 am daily. Other nearby dining options include Papa Georgio's Pizza and Old Salty's Fish and Chips (both a 2-minute drive southeast of the hotel).
The Knights Inn is close to many of Fredericton's cultural attractions: the Fredericton Region Museum, the Fredericton Playhouse, and the University of Fredericton are all roughly a 7-minute drive northeast of the hotel. Shopping is available at Kings Place Mall (approximately 8 minutes' driving time). (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, continental breakfast service from 7:00 am to 11:00 am daily, and pets not allowed. (Call date: September 2nd, 2012)
Most of the guest reviews used for this analysis showed a positive response to the hotel's staff, rooms, and location.
Most guests found the hotel's service to be helpful and friendly. The staff (and its manager, Norm, in particular) were characterized as being proactive, efficient and helpful in offering information about the surrounding area.
Several reviewers praised the hotel's rooms. They were described as being clean and quiet and having comfortable beds and a strong Wi-Fi signal. Many of these reviewers made note of the fact that the rooms were of good value for the price paid.
The location of the Knights Inn was complimented by many lodgers, who described it as being close to the city centre and the airport. A few reviewers noted, however, that it was not within walking distance to many restaurants.
While reviews used for this analysis were mostly positive, a few common negative comments mentioned the hotel's decor and cigarette odours.
A few guests were disappointed with the hotel's decor and described it as "old and tired". There were a few reports of stains on the carpet, and a few reviewers felt there should be coffee/tea makers in the rooms. It should be noted however, that the majority of lodgers felt the hotel was more than worth the money they paid.
A couple of reviewers had issues with the smell of cigarette smoke in their rooms. They described the smell as stale, and being present even in their non-smoking rooms.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.1 out of 10 from 29 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 2.9 out of 5 from 28 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #17 out of 19 Fredericton hotels from 21 reviews.Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, continental breakfast service from 7:00 am to 11:00 am daily, and pets not allowed. (Call date: September 2nd, 2012)