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Sackville NB inn with indoor pool, kitchenette rooms, free breakfast and free pet stays

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking, free pet stays
  • The hotel's location was praised for its proximity to Sackville's attractions and downtown
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
Cons
  • A few guests were disappointed their rooms did not provide a mini-fridge or microwave
  • Noise transfer was reported by a couple of lodgers
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Freebies
Free Wi-fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Rates & Availability
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 28, 2014
Overview
Located about a 2-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway off-ramp and a 3-minute drive from Sackville's city centre, the Coastal Inn Sackville is geared toward road travellers passing through or visiting the area who require a pet-friendly hotel with easy highway access and a free breakfast.

This non-smoking hotel has 50 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering one queen or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a sitting area, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Some rooms also have a kitchenette. 

The hotel offers an indoor pool, a fitness room, meeting/banquet space, a guest laundry room, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Wheelchair accessibility is provided, and pets are permitted on the first floor only free of charge.

Off-site dining is located nearby. Within a 10-minute walk is a Tim Hortons, McDonald's, Pizza Delight and Patterson's Family Restaurant.

Mount Allison University is about a 3-minute drive southward, while Sackville Waterfowl Park is a 6-minute walk southeast of the hotel. East Main Plaza can be found 2 minutes away by car or 10 minutes on foot, and Greater Moncton Airport (YQM) is roughly a 30-minute drive northwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted free of charge, wheelchair accessible. (Call date: April 17, 2013)
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The Good
The majority of the critiques sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.

Many reviewers praised the hotel's location, and found it to be close to Mount Allison, Waterfowl Park, Tim Hortons, a grocery store, a liquor store, an art gallery and more. Several guests mentioned accessing local amenities on foot. One guest remarked that you can't do better than the Coastal Inn if you're visiting or passing through Sackville.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by lodgers, and were characterized as helpful, pleasant and congenial. One guest stated that the staff really set the experience apart because they were lovely, warm, friendly and keen to help.

Several reviewers were pleased with their accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, spacious and well equipped, with comfortable beds. It should be mentioned however, that a couple of guests has issues with their rooms (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of critiques consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.

While the majority of reviewers described their accommodations as clean and comfortable, a couple of guests had complaints about their rooms. They reported their rooms did not provide a mini-fridge or microwave (although rooms that do offer those appliances are available for booking), cigarette odours despite the hotel being non-smoking, and an uncomfortable mattress.

Noise transfer was mentioned by a couple of guests. They reported highway noise from rooms facing the Trans-Canada Highway, as well as plumbing noise from rooms overhead.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 out of 2 Sackville hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 17 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 from 14 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 17, 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
7.3
Good

Rated 7.3/10 based on 26 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 1 hotels in Sackville


6 out of 10 | Gretchen stayed July 24, 2011

"Good value."

"The hotel is within easy walking distance to the centre of town and the lovely waterfowl park. The air conditioning is kind of noisy. Breakfast is included and is adequate, although the room is small, so not always room to sit. Very good value for money."

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5 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed July 27, 2010

"FINE PLACE TO REST YOUR HEAD AFTER A LONG DAY ON THE ROAD"

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8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed July 01, 2006

"Planning to stay there next trip through..."

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5 out of 10 | Clark stayed July 10, 2005

"My only complaint is, for a hotel that offered little more than a clean, comfortable room, it seemed over priced for what the town offers. Staff was friendly; breakfast was included but we had to eat in our room since the dining area would only seat about 16 people (if I recall correctly) and there were many more people there when we went to eat. Beds were comfortable; bathroom was clean. It's a short walk to several restaurants, and not too far to walk to the university and downtown."

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Location
  • Fundy National Park (60.2 km)
Map Marker Coastal Inn Sackville
15 Wright Street, Sackville, NB