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Friendly, attentive customer service, within walking distance to the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Guests praised staff
  • Clean, comfortable rooms, according to guests
  • Guests liked this hotel's proximity to shops, restaurants and to the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
Cons
  • Guests were bothered by noise from other guests
  • A few guests found the lack of elevator to be inconvenient
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 23, 2012
Overview
This hotel is a 20-minute walk to the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre (four ice pads, gyms, pool and meeting rooms). This hotel is well-suited for guests who want accommodations close to the facility. This hotel is a popular choice for sports teams attending tournaments and events at the sports centre.

All of the 75 rooms at this hotel have free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Guests can choose between standard rooms (queen or double beds) or more spacious suites (king or queen bed, mini-fridge, microwave, some with a jetted tub). Pets are allowed for $15 per night.

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast daily. They can also dine on site at Crabby Joe’s Bar & Grill,  Tokyo Japanese Restaurant or Williams Fresh Cafe (all serve lunch and dinner daily). On-site amenities include free parking and a gym.

This hotel is accessible from Highway 403 (a 2-minute drive). Guests can walk to Lynden Park Mall (less than a 10-minute walk). The OLG Brantford Casino is just over a 10-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking and breakfast (call date: November 23, 2012).
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The Good
Based on the reviews used for this analysis guests generally enjoyed their stay at this hotel. They were particularly impressed with a high level of customer service and with the hotel's location.

Praise for staff surfaced commonly in guest reviews. Guests described staff as extremely friendly and helpful. Front desk staff were singled out for delivering exceptional service and for responding swiftly to guest requests.

Several guests liked this hotel's proximity to shops (Lynden Park Mall is less than a 10-minute walk), restaurants, the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre (20-minute walk, or a 5-minute drive) and Highway 403 (2-minute drive). Guests said that the hotel was easy to find.

Rooms were clean and comfortable, according to guests.

A number of guests commented favourably on the amount of choices available at the complimentary continental breakfast. Guests said that food was plentiful, satisfying and tasty.

There was a sense from guests that the room rate was reasonable. Guests commented on good value and affordable pricing. 
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The Bad
The bulk of reviews used for this analysis were positive but guests did commonly complain about problems with noise.

Noise disturbance was an problem for some guests, who complained about rowdy, loud guests in the hallways. Based on the reviews for this analysis, this hotel is popular with sports teams attending events at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, who guests commonly blamed as the source of a lot of the noise.

A few guests found the lack of elevator to be inconvenient at this 2-storey hotel.

There were a number of comments from guests who had challenges working the air conditioning units and found their rooms to either be excessively hot or cold.

A couple of guests complained about unpleasant odours in their rooms. 

There were some peripheral comments about stained bedding.
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Show Sources
Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers ranked this hotel #3 out of 5 Brantford hotels based on 50 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 3.9 out of 5 based on 37 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 8 out of 10 based on 26 reviews.

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking and breakfast (call date: November 23, 2012).
Editor's Analysis by Heather W.
Analyzed by Heather W.
Driven by the sense that every person, place or thing has a story to tell and a skill for being in the wrong place at the right time, Heather is a well-traveled writer.
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Map Marker Days Inn Brantford
460 Fairview Drive, Brantford, ON