OverviewLocated roughly 3 km from Bridgewater's city centre and just north of the LaHave River, the Best Western Plus Bridgewater Hotel & Conference Centre is suited for business and leisure travellers who require a centrally located hotel with convention facilities, an on-site restaurant, and easy highway access.
This non-smoking hotel has 63 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer two queen beds, while various suites offer added amenities such as hot tubs, kitchenettes and separate bedrooms.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool with a waterslide, a hot tub, a fitness room, a business centre, meeting space for up to 300 people. Parking is free and up to two dogs are permitted for $20 per pet per night. This hotel is wheelchair accessible.
A free continental breakfast is available daily to all guests. The hotel has an on-site restaurant, Twenty-Seven South, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Also located nearby are Swiss Chalet and Boston Pizza, which can both be found under a 1-minute drive southeast of the hotel.
Bridgewater is the South Shore region's largest town and is situated along the LaHave River. Area attractions include the Desbrisay Museum (roughly a 9-minute drive southeast), Mahone Bay (a 13-minute drive), and Osprey Ridge Golf Course (approximately a 5-minute drive eastward). Shopping at Bridgewater Mall can be found roughly 6 minutes southeast of the hotel by car, while Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is about a one hour and 15-minute drive. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $20/pet per night, wheelchair accessible. Call date: January 6, 2013.
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff, and complimentary breakfast.
Many reviewers were pleased with their accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as clean, well-equipped, spacious, well-decorated and modern, with comfortable beds and pillows.
The hotel's staff were a source of numerous compliments by guests. They were characterized as friendly, efficient, professional, welcoming and accommodating, with one guest stating, "The staff are amazing".
Many patrons praised the hotel's complimentary breakfast. They were impressed with the variety of hot and cold items, and were pleased the breakfast was included in the room rate.
The hotel's location was mentioned positively by several lodgers. They found it within walking distance to many restaurants and stores, as well as just off the highway and close to Walmart.
While most of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints among them regarding the pool and noise.
While many guests praised the hotel's pool area and enjoyed the waterslide and hot tub, a couple of guests remarked on the fact that the hotel allows locals to use the pool as well (for a fee), which caused crowding at times.
A couple of reviewers mentioned noise disturbances from wedding receptions taking place in the hotel. It should be noted however, that the majority of reviewers found the hotel to be very quiet.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 out of 5 Bridgewater hotels from 47 reviews.Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $20/pet per night, wheelchair accessible. Call date: January 6, 2013.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 5 out of 5 from 10 reviews.