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Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre

Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre is a 3 star hotel in Guelph, Ontario, Canada 601 Scottsdale Drive, Guelph, ON, Canada
Estimated Price
$109
CAD
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Clean rooms with heated bathroom floors, a 5-minute drive to the University of Guelph
Pros 
  • Free Wi-FI, free parking
  • Good customer service, according to guests
  • Guests liked this hotel's proximity to shopping and restaurants
  • Clean, spacious rooms according to guests
Cons 
  • A few guests complained about noise disturbances

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Royal Inn & Suites Guelph (3.3 km)
Fairfield Inn & Suites Guelph (3.4 km)
Staybridge Suites Guelph (3.6 km)
Parkview Motel (5.8 km)
Comfort Inn Guelph (6.0 km)
Super 8 Guelph Kitchener Waterloo Area (6.0 km)
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Guelph (6.2 km)
Hampton Inn & Suites Guelph (6.5 km)
Homewood Suites by Hilton Cambridge-Waterloo Ontario (11.0 km)

This Hotel is Near...
African Lion Safari (19.9 km)
Guelph Airport (6.6 km)
University of Guelph (2.1 km)
Waterloo Airport (13.1 km)

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Editor's Analysis
Updated on Feb 12, 2013
Overview
This hotel is located about a 5-minute drive to the University of Guelph and is well-suited for travellers who are visiting or who have business to attend to at the university.

This hotel has just completed extensive renovations (January 2013). All of the 137 rooms at this hotel have free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms are furnished with king, queen or double beds. Suites have a mini-fridge, a microwave and a king or queen bed with a sofabed. Some suites have a jetted tub. Pets are permitted for $35 per stay.

Guests can dine on site at Gazebo‚Äôs Restaurant & Lounge serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. There is also a good selection of restaurants within a 5 to 10-minute walk of the hotel. On-site amenities include free parking, an indoor pool, a gym and a children's playground. 

Mall shopping is nearby at Stone Road Mall, a 5-minute walk away. Downtown Guelph is just under a 10-minute drive away. The Starkey Hill Conservation Area is just over a 15-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi and parking (call date February 6, 2013).
The Good
The vast majority of reviews used for this analysis were favourable and guests were pleased with the customer service and with the hotel's location.

Guests were impressed with staff at this hotel. Staff were proactive in dealing with guest complaints and responsive to requests. Staff were also described as friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Front desk staff and housekeeping were noted as being particularly good.

Location was a draw for a number of guests who appreciated this hotel's proximity to shopping, restaurants and to the University of Guelph (just over a 5-minute drive). Guests also felt that the hotel was easy to locate.

Rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious, according to guests. A number of guests commented on pleasant extra touches in the rooms that enhanced their stay, like good quality toiletries and heated bathroom floors.

There were some additional comments about comfy beds and pillows and from guests who enjoyed using the pool.

The Bad
Almost all of the reviews used for this analysis were positive and guests rarely complained. There were a few isolated complaints that didn't seem to reflect the common guest experience.

A few guests complained of noise disturbance from guests in adjacent rooms and in the hallways. A few guests felt that noise travelled down the hallways from the pool.

One guest felt that the curtains were insufficient in blocking light from the outside.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers ranked this hotel #8 out of 12 Guelph hotels based on 67 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 8.5 out of 10 based on 20 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 3.7 out of 5 based on 15 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 6, 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

7.3
Good

#8 out of 11
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 7.3 / 10 Details

No. of guest reviews: 211
Guest Recommended: Yes
Guest Ranking Explained

Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre is #8 out of 11 hotels in Guelph ranked by the ratings provided by guests.
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Hotel review by guest is Positive
Bruce from North Bay, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 8 out of 10 on September 04, 2005 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"the room had a noisy hum from air conditioning units in rooms above and below."
Hotel review by guest is Negative
David from St-lambert, QC CA rated Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 3 out of 10 on May 26, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Ian from Wasaga Beach, ON CA rated Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 7 out of 10 on March 06, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review

Hotel Address: 601 Scottsdale Drive, Guelph, ON, Canada

Overview & Amenities


Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre

Amenities
  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • In Room Movies
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Golf Course (nearby)
  • Playground
  • Computer
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Courier
  • Meeting Coordinator
  • Full-service catering
  • Ceremonies
  • Custom event planning available
  • Exhibit Space
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Pool Indoor
  • Cots
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Executive Floor
  • Luggage Storage
  • Vending Machines
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Self Laundry
  • Pillow Top Mattress

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Nearby Cities
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Waterloo (22.2 km)
Milton (23.8 km)

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