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Older and pet-friendly Hearst motel with free parking but many guest complaints

  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Some guests were pleased with reasonable rates
  • Some guests liked the location and drive up rooms
  • More than one guest said they were overcharged when checking out
  • Guest opinion was mixed regarding the service of staff
  • Many guests said the hotel was very old and run down
  • A few guests complained of stained bedsheets and several complained of stained and dirty carpets
  • Some guests complained of cigarette odours, mould and musty smells
  • A few guests complained of no heat in their rooms
  • Some guests said that breakfast is not always included
  • Guests gave mixed reviews concerning the cleanliness of the rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 23, 2015
Located less than a minute's drive south of Highway 11 (Trans-Canada Highway), this motel is sometimes booked by roadside travellers making their way through Northern Ontario. 

All of the 50 rooms at this non-smoking hotel have free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms have queen or double beds. Suites have a kitchenette (fridge, stove, microwave, pots and pans) and a queen bed. Pets are allowed for a cost of $29.75 per night plus a $100 refundable deposit.

There is no on-site restaurant, but guests are sometimes offered a complimentary continental breakfast daily. There are a number of restaurants within a 5-minute walk of this hotel. On-site amenities include free parking, a hot tub and a games room.

This hotel is less than a 5-minute walk to downtown Hearst. Notre Dame Hospital and the Hearst Golf Club are both less than a 5-minute drive away. Fushimi Lake Provincial Park (camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking) is just under a 40-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
The Good
Most of the reviews used for this analysis were positive and guests were most impressed with the overall appearance of the rooms and with the customer service.

Guests described rooms as clean and comfortable. Guests were pleasantly surprised at the size of the rooms and said that they were well-equipped.

Staff were friendly and knowledgeable according to guests. They said that they were very helpful in providing directions and advice on local restaurants and attractions. They routinely went out of their way to help.

Price point was a draw for a number of guests who felt that they had received good value for the room rate.

A few guests liked the convenience of having breakfast included with the room rate.
The Bad
Based on the reviews used for this analysis most guests had a good experience staying at this hotel. There were some common complaints though, mostly surrounding the aging decor.

Guests said that this hotel was showing its age and that updates were in order. Guests were particularly unhappy with the state of the carpets. They said that they were stained, worn and smelly. Another guest suggested that linens were stained and aging as well. A few guests suggested that newer TVs would be a welcomed addition.

A couple of guests complained about lingering odours of cigarette smoke in their rooms. 

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Sources guest reviewers rated this hotel 3 out of 5 based on 2 reviews. guest reviewers rated this hotel 3.6 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. guest reviewers ranked this hotel #3 out of 4 Hearst hotels based on 36 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.
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