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Residence & Conference Centre - Hamilton

7.2 | Good
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Kitchenette suites with two separate bedrooms, budget-friendly, and free breakfast

Pros
  • Free wired Internet, free continental breakfast, free parking and free local calls
  • Many guests said the rooms were spacious, clean and well laid out
  • Many guests thought the hotel offered good value
  • A few guests were pleased to have a games room
  • A couple of guests said the hotel was close to public transit
  • A few guests appreciated the quiet accommodation
Cons
  • A couple of guests said that the parking lot was inconveniently far from the hotel
  • A few guests complained that the hotel did not have Wi-Fi
  • A few guests found the beds too firm
  • The staff received mixed reviews
Freebies
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Internet
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 18, 2014
Overview
Residence & Conference Centre- Hamilton is located at Mohawk College, Fennell Campus and houses students during the school year, but offers rooms for rent in the summer months. This accommodation is highly suited to guests seeking kitchenette suites with separate bedrooms in close proximity to downtown (about a 6-minute drive).

This is a pet-free, smoke-free and air conditioned accommodation offering kitchenette suites with two separate bedrooms, a full-sized fridge, microwave, sink, and table with two chairs (no flatware or dishes). All guest rooms come with cable TV, a three-piece bath, a phone and a work desk.

Free amenities include a complimentary continental breakfast from 6am to 9am daily, parking, Internet access in suites and local calls. Ethernet cords are supplied upon request at the front desk.

Other on-site amenities include guest laundry, BBQ facilities, a gym and a games room with ping pong and pool tables.

The restaurants and shops of downtown Hamilton, First Ontario Centre (formerly Copps Coliseum), the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hess Village are all within an 8-minute drive of the Conference Centre. The John C. Munroe Hamilton International Airport is about a 14-minute drive from the hotel. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
There were a number of positive guest comments in the reviews used for this analysis. Guests were most pleased with the price point and with the spaciousness and cleanliness of the rooms.

Many guests thought the hotel offered good value.

Some guests were very pleased to have extra bedrooms when travelling with family and commented upon the privacy this afforded them and many guests said that the rooms were well laid out and clean.

A few guests appreciated having access to a games room with big screen TV, ping pong and pool tables. Some guests appreciated the large fitness area and ample parking that accommodated oversize vehicles.

A few guests were appreciative of the free breakfast included with the room rate.

Isolated compliments were: nice view from the room, good shower pressure with lots of hot water, AC worked great
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The Bad
In the reviews sourced for this analysis, several guests pointed out what they thought were some of the hotel's shortfalls.

A few guests complained that the hotel did not have Wi-Fi.

A few guests found the beds too firm.

A couple of guests said that the hotel was difficult to locate due to there being no address or sign posted on the front of the building.

A couple of guests said that the parking lot was "a block away" from the hotel.

The staff received mixed reviews with some saying they were friendly and helpful, and others saying they were unhelpful and even rude. A couple of guests said it was difficult to obtain a receipt from the front desk staff.

Isolated complaints were: no hair dryer in room, remote for TV broken, no restaurant nearby, housekeeping was not done daily
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers ranked this hotel #3 out of 6 Specialty Lodging  hotels based on 6 reviews with a guest rating of 3 out of 5.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 7.9 out of 10 based on 61 reviews.
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
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Map Marker Residence & Conference Centre - Hamilton
245 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton, ON