The Quality Inn and Suites Bayer's Lake is located on Parkland Drive, 5.9km from the Bayer's Lake Business Park, and can be accessed via the Bicentennial Highway.
This hotel has 113 rooms and is 100% smoke-free. The property is pet-friendly (no fee) however pets are not permitted to be left alone in the guest rooms.
All rooms are equipped with 37" LCD televisions, wet bars, mini-fridges and microwaves. The Deluxe Guest rooms at this hotel are furnished with two queen sized beds. Executive suites include large desks and sitting areas separated from the bedrooms by French doors. Business rooms are each furnished with one queen bed or one king sized bed and a sofa. The Halifax Suite includes a separate living room with a second television, a larger bathroom with a separate shower and a large jet tub.
Guests have access to free outdoor parking, free wired and wireless Internet, free daily newspapers, free local calls, complimentary hot beverages (offered 24 hours), and a complimentary continental breakfast (served from 6:30am - 10:30am).
Amenities located on site include an indoor heated pool, a waterslide, a fitness centre (with strength training and cardio equipment), a business centre, an arcade, coin operated washers and dryers, and same day dry cleaning (extra charges apply).
This hotel also provides meeting and conference space with full audio-visual, catering, and communications services. The Embrace Spa is located within this property, adjacent to the lobby, and offers salon and spa services.
The nearby Exhibition Park is 10.3km from this hotel, while Halifax city centre is about 10.7km away. The Peggy's Cove attraction is further away at about a distance of 45.0km from the property (distances: Google Maps).
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on April 18th, 2012: pet-friendly, pets stay free but pets are not permitted to be left alone in the room. Also verified that free in-room Internet includes options for either wired or wireless service. The Wifi is also available in the lobby.
Room cleanliness and customer service were the most praised aspects of this hotel.
Guests found the hotel staff friendly and helpful. Several guests commented on the quick and efficient check-in process, while other guests were impressed with the staff recommendations for nearby activities and restaurants. One guest said the staff were "excellent to deal with" and another happy reviewer felt the staff went above and beyond when they ensured that an item that was left at the hotel was returned.
Of the reviews sourced for this analysis, almost every guest mentioned room cleanliness and a few reviewers described their rooms as "spotless". Reviewers also thought that the beds were comfortable and that the rooms were well appointed. Families who stayed in the suites at this hotel found the separate living area and second television to be value added features.
Both the waterslide and the pool were mentioned by families who stayed at this hotel as a good feature for entertaining their children.
Other positive reviews mentioned that the location of the hotel provided easy access to highways and several nearby restaurants. The continental breakfast received mixed reviews however, several guests described the dining area as spacious, bright, and comfortable.
Negative reviews were rare, but present, for this hotel. Guests seemed most concerned about noise permeating the rooms.
Several guests described hearing noise from the hallways or other rooms. A couple guests found that many families and sports teams stayed at this hotel and that created some noise disturbances from children in the halls. One guest was disturbed by the sound of a running toilet in an adjacent room and another guest found the in-room heater noisy.
A couple guests found the hotel located too far from downtown Halifax, while a couple other reviewers were unhappy with the variety offered at the continental breakfast.
The pool area received some complaints as one reviewer thought it needed some upgrades and another guest, who was more specific, said the emergency phone did not work.
ranked this hotel #20 out of 29 properties in Bayer's Lake, from 43 guest reviews.
CanadianHotelGuide.com gave this hotel an average score of 6.9 out of 10, based on 11 reviews.
Hotels.com gave this hotel a score of 4.3 out of 5, from 7 reviews.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.5 out of 5.0 with 100% of 4 guests recommending the property.
Front Desk Agent on April 18th, 2012: pet-friendly, pets stay free but pets are not permitted to be left alone in the room. Also verified that free in-room Internet includes options for either wired or wireless service. The Wifi is also available in the lobby.