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The Station Inn

8.0 | Very Good

Well-liked Cochrane train station inn with clean and cozy rooms, restaurant & free parking

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free local calls
  • The location was convenient for several guests, especially those taking an early morning train ride or those making an overnight stop
  • The rooms, according to some guests, were modern, clean and comfortable
  • Some reviewers thought the staff were friendly and the level of customer service was excellent
  • A couple of guests had noise complaints
  • A couple of reviewers would have appreciated a continental breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 11, 2014
This hotel is located at the Ontario Northland Train Station, making this an ideal choice for travellers with early morning departures or those making an overnight stopover. 

This property offers 23 rooms and each room comes with cable TV, a Keurig coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a desk and chair, individual climate control, free local calls and free Wi-Fi.

Parking is available on site, free of charge. Parking for snowmobiles, with lock-up, is also available at no charge.

Other hotel amenities include fax and copy service, meeting space, a sauna, safety deposit boxes at the front desk and an on-site restaurant, the Station Inn Restaurant, which serves breakfast and dinner daily. The property provides direct access to local snowmobile trails.

There are a few other dining options within walking distance, like Whatta Pizza, J R Bar-B-Q Ranch and Kaycobs Cafe (American fare), all within a 10-minute walk or a 3-minute drive. Lee Golf Course is 4 minutes by car from the hotel. Polar Bear Habitat and Heritage Village is a 16-minute walk or a 3-minute drive away. (All driving and walking estimates: Google Maps)
The Good
Guests seemed to be happy with their stays and of the reviews drawn upon for this analysis, the majority of them were positive. The location, the rooms and the service were sources of compliments for numerous reviewers.

According to several guests, the location was convenient, specifically for those travelling with early morning departures and those making an overnight stop. They also thought it was convenient for exploring the area on foot.

The rooms, according to some reviewers, were modern, clean and comfortable. 

Some guests praised the staff for being friendly and thought the customer service was above and beyond. A couple of guests felt like the front desk staff went out of their to make them feel welcome.
The Bad
As mentioned above, the positive reviews outweighed the negative reviews but there were some complaints about noise and no breakfast.

A couple of guests were disturbed by the trains coming in and out of the station during their sleep.

A couple of reviewers felt a continental breakfast would have enhanced their stays and been a good source of convenience.

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Sources ranked this hotel #3 out of 6 hotels in Cochrane with an average rating of 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. rated this hotel 3.8 out of 5 with a 100% recommendation rate based on 5 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Jennee R.
Analyzed by Jennee R.
Jennee loves to travel and loves to live vicariously through others to help them find the right place to rest their heads while away from home.
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Map Marker The Station Inn
200B Railway Street, Cochrane, ON