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Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake

Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake is a 3 star hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 88 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS, Canada
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$139
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Modern hotel with many free amenities, located under 10km from Halifax's city centre

Pros 
  • Free parking, free wireless Internet, free breakfast buffet, free all-day coffee and tea, free daily newspapers, and free video rentals
  • Heated indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, and fitness centre
  • Many guests found the staff to be friendly and efficient
  • Most reviewers found their rooms to be clean and spacious
  • Several guests thought the hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons 
  • A couple of guests found the location inconvenient for travel to downtown
  • A couple of reviewers complained about a lack of soundproofing in their rooms

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Editor's Analysis
Updated on May 14, 2012
Overview
The Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake is located on Chain Lake Drive, in the Bayer's Lake Business Park, 8.9km from the downtown Halifax city centre.

There are no pets allowed at this entirely smoke-free property. All 73 rooms at this hotel include 42" televisions, mini-fridges, microwaves, blue-ray disc players and may be furnished with either a king or queen sized bed. Whirlpool tubs are available in select rooms. The hotel offers free outdoor parking, free all-day coffee and tea in the breakfast room, free daily newspapers, and free wireless Internet both in the lobby and in guest rooms.

On-site amenities include a heated indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness centre, business centre and free on-site video rental. Meeting and banquet facilities (with full catering services) are also available.

A complimentary hot breakfast buffet is served from 7:00am - 10:00am and room service is offered from 7:00am - 12:00am. The on-site Canadiana Restaurant and Allegro Lounge (7:00am - 12:00am) serves an all-day breakfast menu and specializes in Canadian and Greek Cuisine. The Allegro lounge offers cocktails, martinis, and a late night food menu.

This hotel is located 3.1km from Exhibition Park and 2.4km from the Bayer's Lake IMAX theatre and indoor mini-golf. The Halifax waterfront boardwalk area is 9.2km from this hotel, while the Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is 36km away (just over a 30 minute drive north of the hotel; distances and driving time estimates: Google Maps).

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on April 27, 2012: Breakfast is served from 7:00am - 10:00am; the on-site restaurant and lounge operate from 7:00am - 12:00am.
The Good
Most reviewers described enjoying a positive experience at this hotel and many guests stated that they are likely to return to this property.

The most complimented aspect of this hotel was the customer service. Many reviewers described the staff as hospitable and quick to correct any problems. One guest was impressed with how the hotel manager promptly handled a disturbance complaint. Another reviewer stated that the staff, "assisted in every possible way to make our stay at the hotel a memorable one."

Many guests found their rooms to be spacious and clean. Several reviewers also described their rooms as well appointed with modern decor.

The quality of the complimentary hot breakfast buffet was also praised by many guests, with several guests specifically mentioning that the waffle station added variety to the hot items offered.

A few reviewers thought this hotel offered good value for the money they spent and mentioned the following as value added features: free wireless Internet, free video rentals, indoor pool, jacuzzi tub, in-room microwaves and fridges, and the large televisions in the guest rooms.

The Bad
There were very few complaints about this hotel and most negative comments seemed to be an isolated experience.

A couple of guests found the hotel inconveniently located for travel to downtown Halifax. Also, a couple of reviewers were unhappy that the view from their guest rooms included the business park and a nearby fast food chain.

A few reviewers were disturbed by noise in their rooms. One guest described hearing the elevator from their room, while another guest complained about hearing the television in a neighbouring room.

Other negative comments included guests finding the low-flow toilets inadequate and the beds too soft.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.8 out of 5.0, from 41 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 29 properties in Halifax, based on 105 guest reviews.

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on April 27, 2012: Breakfast is served from 7:00am - 10:00am; the on-site restaurant and lounge operate 7:00am - 12:00am.
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Guest Reviews
9.4
Excellent

#1 out of 27
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 9.4 / 10 Details

No. of guest reviews: 524
Guest Recommended: Yes
Guest Ranking Explained

Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake is #1 out of 27 hotels in Halifax ranked by the ratings provided by guests.
Guest Recommendations and Comments
Hotel review by guest is Unknown
Bob from Amherst, NS CA rated Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake 8 out of 10 on March 25, 2012 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"Neat and clean"
"I found this to be a very neat and clean motel. The staff was very friendly. I would not hesitate to book at this location again. The cardio room was a bonus but lack of hot tub was a dissapointment."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Rosemary from Ottawa, ON CA rated Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake 9 out of 10 on September 10, 2011 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"Clean, modern, good friendly service and good value"
"complimentary loans of DVDs, and complimentary laundry soaps for very nice laundry guest facilities was a surprise and pleasant feature. Also the complimentary bottle of water in the room is a nice touch and was very appreciated."


Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Sauna
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Excursions
  • Lake
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Facsimile
  • Ballroom
  • Disabled Parking
  • Jacuzzi
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Pool Indoor
  • Pool Outdoor

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