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Ten-minute walk from the University of Guelph, free breakfast, and clean rooms

Pros
  • Free breakfast, free parking, and free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well maintained
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing Guelph University on foot
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • A few reviewers found their rooms to be quiet
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the front desk agents were unhelpful
  • A couple of reviewers found the in-room decor to be dated
  • A couple of guests complained that this hotel did not have an elevator
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 8, 2012
Overview
This hotel is located in a primarily residential area and is a 5-minute drive or a 10-minute walk from the University of Guelph. This property is situated on a major thoroughfare in Guelph and is ideal for guests looking to access the university or travellers who prefer to explore the area by car.

This property is 100% smoke-free and all 87 rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local and toll-free calls, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a desk, individual climate control, and a TV. Deluxe rooms also include a flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge, and a microwave. Rooms are furnished with 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, or 2 double beds. Deluxe suites offer more spacious accommodations and are furnished with 1 king bed and 2 sofabeds.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted at no additional charge. This two-storey property does not have an elevator.

A free breakfast is served daily from 6:00 am - 10:00 am.

Other on-site amenities include dry cleaning (extra fees apply), free newspapers, copy service, and ice/vending machines.

Downtown Guelph, which features the Old Quebec Street Mall and the Guelph Farmer's Market, is about an 8-minute drive away. The Aberfoyle Antique Market is a 12-minute drive away. The nearest Highway 401 interchange is 15 minutes away by car. 

Verified by a front desk agent on November 7, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6:00 am - 10:00 am.
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The Good
Positive reviews slightly outnumbered negative reviews for this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean, quiet and well maintained. A couple of reviewers found their beds to be comfortable.

Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the University of Guelph on foot (10-minute walk) and for accessing points of interest via Gordon Street by car.

A couple of guests praised the food at the free breakfast.

A few reviewers described the front desk agents as friendly and welcoming, however a few guests expressed problems with the customer service that they encountered (see below for more details).

Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews for this property slightly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. There were several common concerns mentioned by guests.

A few guests described the front desk agents as unhelpful, lacking knowledge about hotel amenities and processes, and unresponsive to guest requests. One guest said that he received the wrong Wi-Fi password and did not receive a wake-up call as requested.

A couple of reviewers described the in-room decor as dated and a couple of guests complained that the in-room TVs were not flat-screens.

A couple of reviewers complained that this property did not have an elevator.

A couple of guests complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking rooms.

Isolated complaints included: tub was slow to to drain, insufficient lighting, worn carpeting in the halls, and garbage in a guest room was not emptied prior to arrival.
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Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.0 out of 5.0, with 84% of 37 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #10 out of 12 properties in Guelph, from 22 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.9 out of 5.0, based on 86 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on November 7, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6:00 am - 10:00 am.

Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
6.8
Fair

Rated 6.8/10 based on 420 reviews

Ranked #9 out of 11 hotels in Guelph

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Map Marker Days Inn Guelph
785 Gordon Street, Guelph, ON