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Indoor pool and water slide, family themed suites, free breakfast, and free Wi-Fi

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing major highways
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers found the indoor pool and water slide to be value-added features
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the dining area for the free breakfast lacked seating
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 1, 2012
Overview
This property is located in a commercial area of an otherwise residential neighbourhood north of downtown St. John's. This hotel is ideal for guests who prefer to explore the area by car or travellers who need to access the St. John's International Airport (YYT) which about a 7-minute drive away. The nearest Trans-Canada Highway interchange is a 3-minute drive away.

This property is 100% smoke-free and all 82 rooms include free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker and tea service, an iron and ironing board, a TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with 1 king bed or 2 queen beds. Suites at this hotel also include a jacuzzi tub, separate living and bedroom areas, and a sofa bed. Suites are furnished with 1 king bed. Family themed suites include a separate children's bedroom which is furnished with bunk beds. 

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional charge.

A free breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 10:00am.

On-site recreational facilities include an indoor pool, an 80-foot waterslide, and a hot tub. Other on-site amenities include free newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour business centre, meeting rooms with audio-visual rentals, an ATM, coin-operated laundry machines, and dry cleaning (extra fees apply).

The Memorial University of Newfoundland is a 7-minute drive from this hotel, while the Signal Hill Historic National Park is 12 minutes away by car. Attractions in downtown, including Mile One Centre (arena and concert venue), the St. John's Convention Centre, George Street (22 bars within 2 blocks on a pedestrian-only street), and boutique shopping, are all accessible within a 10-minute drive. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps).

Verified by a front desk agent on September 27, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 10:00am. Pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional charge.
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The Good
Positive reviews for this hotel greatly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews sourced for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and well maintained. Several guests thought that their rooms were quiet and several other reviewers found their beds to be comfortable. A couple of guests said that their rooms were well appointed and well equipped with amenities such as microwaves and mini-fridges.

Many reviewers described the staff throughout the hotel as friendly, efficient, and helpful.

Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the Trans-Canada Highway, the airport (YYT), and downtown attractions by car.

Several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

Several guests, who were travelling with children, found the indoor pool and water slide to be value-added features.

Several reviewers praised the food quality at the free breakfast.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews greatly outnumbered negative reviews for this property, however there were a couple of common concerns.

A few guests complained about a lack of seating in the dining area for the free breakfast.

A couple of reviewers complained about being disturbed by noise from children running in the halls and a couple of other guests thought that there were not enough on-site parking spaces.

Other isolated complaints included: noisy elevator, one guest discovered an unpleasant "musty" odour in the halls, and a non-smoking room smelled of cigarette smoke.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.9 out of 5.0, with 85% of 13 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #7 out of 20 properties in St. John's, from 75 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.8 out of 5.0, based on 21 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on September 27, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 10:00am. Pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional charge.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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hotels in St. John's

Rated 7.9/10 based on 971 reviews

Ranked #11 out of 19 hotels in St. John's

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Location
Map Marker Super 8 Motel St John's
175 Higgins Line, St. John's, NF