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Budget-friendly and free hot breakfast, but concerns over staff and cleanliness

Pros
  • Many guests felt as if the prices they paid offered good value
  • Some guests liked that there were places to eat near the hotel
  • A few guests said that the property was quiet
  • Several guests liked the hotel's free breakfast which included hot items
  • Free parking, free Internet, and free local calls
  • Noon check out time
Cons
  • Many guests thought that the staff were unfriendly
  • Guests were often concerned over poor cleanliness
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 16, 2012
Overview
The Travelodge Chatham hotel is located on the east side of Bloomfield Road in Chatham, Ontario between Park Avenue and Richmond Street (County Road 2). The hotel is about 4.4km away from both the rail station and the Links of Kent Golf Club. Access to Highway 401, which connects to Windsor in the west and Toronto in the east, is about 3.8km south of the hotel (driving distances - Google Maps).

Facilities at the pet friendly property include elevators, a business centre, a gift shop, laundry, and meeting rooms. The hotel offers free hot breakfast and free parking, including for large vehicles like buses, trucks, and RVs.

There are 103 guest rooms at the two story hotel with both smoking and non-smoking rooms. Many rooms have either two double beds or one queen bed although king beds are available in some suites.

Common amenities for rooms include free Internet, free local calls, mini-fridges, microwaves, desks, cable television, and coffee makers. Rooms also have irons, ironing boards, self-controlled heating/cooling, and in-room movies.

Check in time at this hotel is at 3pm while check out time is at noon.
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The Good
Guests who stayed at the Travelodge Chatham had mixed feelings about the hotel overall. The guests who liked the property or aspects of it often said good things about the hotel's breakfast, the room rates, or the location.

The hotel's breakfast was quite popular with guests and it appeared to be one of the property's major strong points. Some patrons called it "great" while another said that the breakfast had "generous servings." One guest felt that it was better than the breakfast at many other hotels and numerous guests appreciated that the selection included hot items.

Many guests who stayed at this property liked the hotel's room rates. Some guests said that they were "reasonable" while another guest said the hotel was "decent" for the money. The breakfast, besides being well liked, was also free and that added value for some guests as one called it an "added bonus."

The location of the hotel was liked by multiple guests who said there were places to eat nearby. Additionally many guests said that the hotel was quiet.

Many guests who stayed at this hotel said they would return or that they would recommend it to others.
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The Bad
Guests that did not enjoy their stay at this property were relatively common. Complaints regarding the hotel focused on the staff and a lack of cleanliness at the hotel.

The staff at the property did not receive the strongest reviews. One guest said that multiple members of the staff had a "snobby attitude" while another guest said that the staff were rude. On another occasion a guest who was at reception said he waited for "several minutes before a representative approached the desk" and then "the employee was far from friendly.” A more blunt reviewer offered his/her opinion on the staff and said that they "could use an attitude adjustment.”

The hotel also appeared to have some problems with a lack of cleanliness. Some guests indicated that their standards were not met and multiple patrons complained about their rooms being dirty.
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Priceline.com guest ratings averaged to 5.9 points out of 10 and the hotel ranked 5th of 5 Chatham properties.

Hotels.com guest ratings averaged to 4.4 points out of 5 and the hotel had 9 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com ranked the hotel 5th of 9 Chatham properties and the site had 13 reviews.

Orbitz.com guest ratings avaraged to 4.4 points out of 5 and the site had 5 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Shane L.
Analyzed by Shane L.
With ample personal travel experience and years of professional hotel work experience, Shane is prepared and determined to help travelers find what they want when booking Canadian hotels.
Guest Reviews
7.6
Good

Rated 7.6/10 based on 191 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 5 hotels in Chatham


7 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed August 19, 2012


9 out of 10 | Jodean stayed August 22, 2011

"A great place to stay with at home feeling"

"All the staff were helpful and friendly. The hotel and room are well maintained. I enjoyed the complimentary breakfast. They also have a microwave and fridge in the rooms now. The location is close to shopping and conveniences."

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10 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed July 11, 2010

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8 out of 10 | Peter stayed November 30, 2009

"Staff were friendly and helpful. We were late arriving for the breakfast bar, but personnel were very accomodating."

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8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed November 22, 2009


8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed September 06, 2009


7 out of 10 | Frederika stayed October 27, 2006

"Too bad there is no reatuarant and it is not-well located."

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8 out of 10 | Michael stayed January 01, 2006


8 out of 10 | Catharine stayed December 15, 2005

"The room was extremely comfortable however there was an extremely odd smell in my room that wouldn't disspate and the fan ran all night which was quite loud. The breakfast was quite enjoyable."

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8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed July 09, 2005


8 out of 10 | William stayed June 18, 2005


8 out of 10 | Barbara stayed September 06, 2004

"The breakfast was delicious! On the whole, the hotel was better than expected. The only negative was that the mattresses were sub-standard (quite uncomfortable beds)."

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4 out of 10 | Gerald stayed July 10, 2004

"Matresses definitely needed to be upgrated. very hard to sleep on."

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6 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed May 02, 2004

Map Marker Chatham Travelodge
555 Bloomfield Rd, Chatham, ON