Elmhurst Inn & SpaElmhurst Inn & SpaElmhurst Inn & SpaElmhurst Inn & Spa

Hotel built in 1872 with historical charm and a full-service on-site spa

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free buffet breakfast
  • Guests liked this hotel's decor and ambience
  • Good customer service, according to guests
  • Guests enjoyed the services offered at the on-site spa
  • Some guests thought the room rate was high
  • A couple of guests complained of noise from other guests and outside highway traffic
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 22, 2013
This hotel has a well-known on-site AVEDA spa and may appeal to guests that seek these kind of services with their accommodations. Also, based on the reviews, this hotel is often used by guests celebrating special occasions.

All 49 rooms at this hotel offer free Wi-Fi, in-room coffee, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms are furnished with king or queen beds. There are three suites available with king beds (all with a flat screen TV, two with a jetted tub and the third with a gas fireplace). Pets are not allowed at this hotel.

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast daily. Guests can also dine at the on-site restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner daily as well as a Sunday Brunch. In addition to the on-site spa, other amenities include free parking, a gym, a hot tub and a sauna.

This hotel is located less than a 5-minute drive from Highway 401. There are a number of parks within a 5-minute drive, including Victoria Park and Smith Pond Park. Golfers are within a 5-minute drive from Ingersoll Golf Club. Alexandra Hospital is also a 5-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking and breakfast (call date: January 22, 2013).
The Good
The overwhelming majority of the reviews used for this analysis were favourable and guests were most impressed with this hotel's historic ambience and with the customer service.

Guests commented frequently on the appearance of the rooms. Rooms were clean, fresh and bright. The decor was pleasant and inviting, both in the rooms and in the common areas of the hotel.

This hotel was built in 1872 and several guests liked the historical charm that the architecture of this hotel lent to their stay.

Staff got top marks from guests of this hotel who commented frequently on the consistently friendly, professional, warm service that they received. Several staff members were mentioned by name by guests with their thanks. 

Many guests liked the services offered in the on-site spa and noted that the spa was the highlight of their stay.

Guests raved about the food in the on-site restaurant and meals were prepared to a high standard. Food was hot, tasty and portions were generous. Guests also received good service from the wait staff.

Several guests liked this hotel's location surrounded by green space and appreciated the rural atmosphere. 
The Bad
The vast number of reviews used for this analysis were positive and guest complaints were not common. There were a handful of isolated criticisms.

A few guests felt that the room rate was high. A couple others felt that the food in the on-site restaurant was expensive.

A couple of guests complained of noise disturbance from other guests and from traffic on the nearby 401.

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TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 4 out of 5 based on 127 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 8.7 out of 10 based on 19 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 4.8 out of 5 based on 4 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 22, 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
Very Good

Rated 8.5/10 based on 373 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 2 hotels in Ingersoll

Map Marker Elmhurst Inn & Spa
415 Harris Street, Ingersoll, ON