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Clean but dated Arnprior hotel overlooking the river with restaurant and free parking

  • Free amenities Wi-Fi, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Many guests found clean rooms and comfortable beds
  • Guests really liked the location for its views of the river and nearby trails
  • Many said the staff were helpful and friendly
  • Some guests said the hotel was dated
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Aug 6, 2015
This property is situated on the Madawaska River in downtown Arnprior close to several restaurants and provides direct access to the riverside trail system. It's a 5-minute drive from the Trans-Canada Highway, making it a convenient stopover hotel for car travellers looking for a scenic spot near dining choices.

This hotel is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls cable TV, a DVD player, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, a work desk and individual climate control. Room extras include a mini-fridge, a microwave, a 1-person jetted tub, a fireplace and a river view. Rooms are furnished with two double beds, one queen bed or one king bed. Suites offer extra space with a seating area. Accessible rooms are also available

Free parking is available on site. Pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per night.

The on-site East Side Mario's Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and also offers a full-service lounge and patio.

Other on-site amenities include a business centre, a fitness centre, conference rooms and free newspapers.

The Arnprior and District Museum is a 6-minute walk away, while the Arnprior Golf Club is 11 minutes away by car. Storyland Family Fun Park (rides and games) and the Diefenbunker Museum are about 25 minutes away by car. Scotiabank Place (home of the NHL's Ottawa Senators) is a 30-minute drive away, while the Ottawa International Airport (YOW) is an hour away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with the front desk on August 6, 2015: the fitness facility is free to use for guests of the hotel, the hotel has conference rooms and is not attached to a convention centre, the jetted tub fits one person comfortably and pets cost $10 per night.
The Good
Guests who reviewed this hotel typically enjoyed their stays. The hotel offered consistently clean rooms with updated and very comfortable beds.

Another highlight of this hotel was the location, in a picturesque setting by the river and offering pretty views from the rooms. Some were pleased to find a quiet room with walking trails nearby and some were pleased to be able to walk to the downtown core in 5 minutes, just over the bridge.

Many commented on the staff and said they were very kind and helpful. 

Guests frequented East Side Marios and some enjoyed the terrace and reasonably-priced dinners.
The Bad
The main negative point for this hotel was that it was dated. Guests pointed to small and older bathrooms that needed to be renovated, but some did mention that they found newer beds, new carpet, new style door locks and flat screen TVs.

A couple of guests complained of musty smells in the room, but one admitted that it disappeared once the AC, which worked fine, was put on.

A few guests felt the hotel was priced a little high.

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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 3 properties in Arnprior, with an average score of 3 out of 5 from 22 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 7.3 out of 10 based on 12 guest reviews.

Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews

Rated 7.0/10 based on 112 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 4 hotels in Arnprior

Map Marker Quality Inn Arnprior
70 Madawaska Blvd, Arnprior, ON