The Admiral Inn Hamilton is located on the west side of Dundurnstreet North between York Boulevard and King Street West in Hamilton, Ontario.
McMaster University (3.2km), the Hamilton GO Station (2.7km), and Copps Coliseum (1.5km) are all near the hotel. The John C. Munro International Airport (YHM; 20km) is the nearest major airport to the property and it is about an eighteen minute drive away (driving distances - Google Maps).
Facilities at the pet-friendly* hotel include free parking, a restaurant (breakfast costs extra), two meeting rooms, and an exercise room. Guest rooms include free local calls, free wireless Internet, in-room fridges, coffee makers, air conditioning, and individually controlled heating. Additional amenities include hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, and free newspapers.
Standard rooms at the hotel include one or two queen beds and can come in smoking or non-smoking. The hotel also offers Jacuzzi suites and efficiency suites with one King sized bed.
Check in time at the hotel is at 3pm and check out time is at 11am.
*Note: hotel's pet friendly status verified with front desk agent ($20 nightly fee).
Guests that stayed at the Admiral Inn Hamilton typically enjoyed their stay. Several guests complimented the hotel's restaurant, the staff, and the guest rooms.
The restaurant at the hotel was known as Reflections and it received an unusual amount of praise from the hotel guests. Numerous patrons attested to the food quality and the service of the staff. Also, several guests indicated that they found the prices very affordable. One guest, for example, said "their food (was) amazing and very well priced."
The hotel staff in general received a lot of compliments and the front desk staff were commonly called either "great," "friendly," or "helpful."
Several guests enjoyed their guest rooms at the hotel. Many patrons called them clean and some guests thought that their rooms were large or "spacious." Occasionally a guest indicated that he/she was appreciative of the fact that the rooms had fridges and a few guests mentioned that they thought the rooms were "nicely decorated."
Numerous guests indicated that they would return to the property in the future or that they would recommend the hotel to others.
Guest concerns for this hotel were not that common but the hotel did appear to have a couple issues that provoked some complaints.
For example, the most common complaint for the property had to do with the smell of cigarettes in the lobby, a complaint issued by numerous guests. One guest said “there was a strong smoky smell upon entering the hotel” and another guest said the lobby had "an overwhelming smell of stale cigarette smoke.“ Some guests mentioned that other areas smelled of cigarette smoke as well such as the guest rooms, the hallways, and the stairwells.
Another complaint that multiple guests issued had to do with bed bugs. The property was generally considered clean however some guests warned that they came across the pests in their rooms.
Booking.com guest ratings averaged to 8.6 points out of 10 and the site had 92 reviews.
Priceline.com guest ratings averaged to 7.9 points out of 10 and the site had 16 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com ranked the hotel 5th of 16 Hamilton properties and the site had 57 reviews.
Front desk agent: no free breakfast, check in and check out times, pet fee ($20/night).