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 A host of on-site amenities including a spa, three pools and a children's playground

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Good customer service, according to guests
  • Guests appreciated the price point
  • Guests liked this hotel's proximity to Blue Mountain and to Collingwood
  • Clean, bright, nicely decorated rooms, according to guests
Cons
  • Guests suggested that common areas needed renovations
  • Some guests had trouble regulating temperature in their rooms
  • Some guests thought the indoor pool was small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 10, 2013
Overview
This hotel has a variety of on-site amenities, including three pools (one indoor and two outdoor), tennis courts, a hot tub, a sauna, a spa, an 18-hole golf course and a gym, and is well suited for guests who seek resort accommodations with lots of on-site activities.

Each room at this hotel offers free Wi-Fi, a DVD player, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms are furnished with king or queen beds. Larger suites are available with a separate bedroom, a kitchenette (dishwasher, stove), jetted tub, fireplace, king or queen beds and a pull-out couch. Pets are not allowed at this hotel.

Guests can dine on site at the Manor Dining Room, serving dinner daily, or at Bogey Bar and Grill (located at the golf course), serving breakfast and lunch daily. In addition to the on-site amenities list above, there is free parking, a children's playground and a games room.

The Cranberry Resort Golf Club is just over a 1-minute drive away. The Galaxy Cinema Multiplex Theatre is just over a 5-minute drive away. Both Blue Mountain Ski Resort and downtown Collingwood are just under a 10-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi and parking (call date: April 10, 2013)
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The Good
Based on the reviews used for this analysis, guests generally had a good stay at this hotel. They were most impressed by staff and with the price point.

Guests were happy with the customer service at this hotel and said that staff were warm and friendly throughout the hotel. Front desk staff, housekeeping and restaurant and bar staff were all noted as being helpful and personable.

Room rates were a draw for a number of guests who felt that they had received good value for the price that they paid. Guests called the rates affordable and a great deal.

Reviewers often said rooms were clean, bright, nicely decorated and well maintained. 

Many guests liked this hotel's natural setting. They enjoyed scenic views of Blue Mountain from their rooms and from the common areas. Guests liked being surrounded by greenery and said it was peaceful. They also felt that the hotel was in convenient proximity to Collingwood and to Blue Mountain (both just under a 10-minute drive away).

Guests often praised food in the on-site restaurant and said that it was fresh, hot and tasty.
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The Bad
Most of the reviews used for this analysis were favourable, but guests did commonly complain about the indoor pool and surrounding area.

A large number of guests felt that the indoor pool was too small to accommodate the number of guests that were staying at the hotel. Some guests said that the pool was dirty and that the water was cold. Some guests felt that the hot tub was low on water and that the jets were weak. A few guests suggested that the indoor pool area was dated and could use some renovations.

While a number of guests felt that their rooms had been nicely updated, several guests said that common areas (specifically the lobby and the hallways) needed attention. Guests commented on chipped tiles and dirty carpets.

A number of guests had difficulties regulating the temperature in their rooms and felt that the rooms were either too hot or too cold. 

A few guests complained of musty odours in their rooms. 
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers ranked this hotel #7 out of 12 Collingwood hotels based on 376 reviews with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 7.9 out of 10 based on 75 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 3.3 out of 5 with a recommendation rate of 75% based on 12 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 10, 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.
Guest Reviews
6.7
Fair
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5 / out of 6
hotels in Collingwood

Rated 6.7/10 based on 2301 reviews

Ranked #5 out of 6 hotels in Collingwood

2301
Location
  • Bruce Peninsula National Park (123.7 km)
Map Marker Georgian Bay Hotel
10 Vacation Inn Drive, Collingwood, ON