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Country-like setting with regional gourmet cuisine and an on-site spa

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Guests praised the serene, country-like setting
  • Good customer service, according to guests
  • Guests liked the food in the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • Aging decor, according to guests
  • Some guests felt that the room rate was expensive
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 22, 2013
Overview
This hotel is located on ample green space, removed from an urban setting. It offers regional gourmet cuisine and an AVEDA spa. This property may be well-suited for guests seeking a retreat setting or who are celebrating a special occasion.

There are 57 rooms at this hotel, all furnished with antiques and period furniture. Rooms have free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer a king or queen bed. There are larger rooms with a mini-fridge and a jetted tub. There is a two-bedroom house with king beds and two fireplaces, three bathrooms and a full kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave). Pets are not allowed at this hotel.

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast daily. Guests have the option of dining on site at Ivey's Dining Room, which features seasonal cuisine and local ingredients. They serve lunch and dinner daily as well as Sunday Brunch. 

On-site amenities include free parking, an indoor pool, a gym, a sauna, a hot tub and hiking trails throughout the property.

The Morris Tract Nature Reserve (large forested park with 14 species of rare plants and an array of birds) is less than a 5-minute drive away. Big Box shopping is just over a 10-minute drive away at the Goderich Rio Can Centre.This hotel is located about an hour and a half's drive north of London. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking and breakfast (call date: February 20, 2013).
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The Good
Many of the reviews used for this analysis were favourable, and guests commented most often on the serene location and character of the hotel.

There were numerous comments from guests who said that the hotel's location and the associated ambience contributed positively to their stay. They said that the hotel was located in a quiet, peaceful area, surrounded by lots of green space and pleasant scenery. They described the hotel as quaint, cozy and charming.

Staff received top marks from guests at this hotel. They were friendly and focused on making guests happy and comfortable. 

Guests liked both the quality and the presentation of the food in the on-site restaurant. Guests also appreciated the convenience of having a complimentary continental breakfast included with their stay.
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The Bad
A lot of the reviews used for this analysis were favourable but there were a few common threads among guest complaints. They were most bothered by aging decor and by the room rate.

A few guests felt that this hotel was showing its age and that updates and maintenance were in order. Bathrooms, general room decor, carpets and furniture were mentioned specifically.

Some guests felt that the room rate was expensive and expected more in return. 

While there were a number of favourable comments about the quality of the food served at the on-site restaurant, some guests found the service to be slow. Others said the food was pricey.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 8.2 out of 10 based on 24 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 4.5 out of 5 based on 14 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 20, 2013 to verify some information.
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 Benmiller Inn & Spa
81175 Benmiller Line, Rural Route 4, Central Huron, ON