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Hotel in New Minas with pet-friendly rooms and free weekday breakfast but mixed reviews

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, pets stay free
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's easy highway access and close proximity to restaurants and shopping
  • Numerous reviewers praised their well-equipped and clean rooms
  • The hotel's staff were a source of several compliments by lodgers
Cons
  • A few guests complained of noise disturbances during their stay
  • Cigarette odours were reported by some reviewers in the common areas and non-smoking rooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 22, 2014
Overview
Located just north of Highway 101 and roughly a 3-minute drive from New Minas' city centre, the Slumber Inn New Minas is suited to business and leisure travellers who require a pet-friendly hotel with easy highway access and a complimentary breakfast (offered Monday through Friday).

This hotel has 80 air-conditioned suites, all of which offer one queen or two twin beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. The hotel offers coin laundry facilities, free parking, and a complimentary breakfast Monday through Friday. Pets stay free of charge, and the hotel does not offer wheelchair accessible rooms.

Dining is offered nearby at Chez Cora, Kao Restaurant, and Jungle Jim's which are all within a 4-minute drive northeast of the hotel. Shopping can be found at the Country Fair Mall (a 4-minute drive eastward), while Empire 7 Cinemas is a 4-minute drive north. Minilinks Family Entertainment Centre (located across the street) provides mini-putt and an arcade, and Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is roughly an hour and 10-minute drive northwest. 
(All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on January 21, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted free of charge, not wheelchair accessible.

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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's location, rooms, and staff.

Many guests were pleased with the hotel's location. They described it as being easy to find, central, providing easy highway access, and close to shopping restaurants, and a service station.

The hotel's accommodations were a source of numerous compliments by reviewers. They found their rooms to be clean and well-equipped, with comfortable beds and pillows. It should be noted however, that a few guests felt their rooms were too small, and a couple lodgers found the beds too small, as only twin beds and queen beds are available.

Several guests praised the hotel staff. They were characterized as accommodating, friendly, and helpful in providing information about local services and attractions. It should be noted however, that while the majority of reviewers had pleasant experiences with the staff, some guests found them to be unfriendly and unforthcoming with hotel information.
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The Bad
While most of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of common complaints among them, which included noise transfer and cigarette odours.

While most reviewers found their rooms to be quiet, some complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported being able to hear talking, alarm clocks and TVs from adjacent rooms, as well as night staff in the hallways.

A few guests made mention of unpleasant cigarette odours. They noticed the odours in the hotel lobby, the hallways, as well as in non-smoking rooms.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.4 out of 10 from 57 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews rated the hotel 3 out of 5 from 31 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 21, 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.
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Location
Map Marker Slumber Inn
5534 Prospect Road, New Minas, NS