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Admiral Inn & Conference Centre

5.8 | Mediocre
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Along Trans-Canada Highway, great restaurant, mixed room reviews, no elevator

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests enjoyed the quality and service of the hotel's restaurant
  • The hotel was found to be close to highway access and shopping
  • Several reviewers were pleased with their clean and updated rooms
Cons
  • Some guests complained of worn rooms and uncomfortable beds
  • The hotel's lack of elevator was challenging for a couple of lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 17, 2014
Overview
Located along the Trans-Canada Highway and about a 6-minute drive from Lindsay's city centre, the Admiral Inn & Conference Centre is suitable for business or vacation travellers who require a pet-friendly hotel with meeting/banquet space, on-site dining and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV and dining area. Rooms with a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board are also available, as are smoking and non-smoking rooms. 

Hotel amenities include meeting/banquet facilities, a business centre, free parking and on-site dining at Konstantine's, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are permitted free of charge.

Lindsay Square Mall is roughly a 2-minute drive away while Lindsay Little Theatre can be found 7 minutes away by car. Lindsay 500 Go Carts is about a 3-minute drive from the hotel and Peterborough Municipal Airport (YPQ) is a 39-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay free, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 1, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with compliments going to the hotel's restaurant, location and rooms.

The hotel's restaurant was the source of many compliments by reviewers. They described it as delicious, amazing and exceptional, with attentive service. 

Numerous guests found the hotel's location to be convenient. They described it as central and close to restaurants, shopping, highway access, grocery stores, a pharmacy and Peterborough.

Several lodgers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, updated, spacious, well equipped and quiet, with new comfortable beds. Some travellers were disappointed with their lodging, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms and lack of elevator.

Although several lodgers were pleased with their clean and updated rooms, some guests were disappointed with their accommodations at the hotel. They reported worn decor, old TVs, no coffeemakers or hair dryers in some rooms, uncomfortable beds, cleaning issues and musty odours.

A couple of reviewers complained about the hotel's lack of elevator. They reported having to carry luggage up the stairs and recommended ground-floor rooms for those with mobility issues.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 of 4 Lindsay hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 47 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.1 out of 10 from 30 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3 out of 5 with a 71% recommendation rate from 7 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 1, 2014 to verify some information.

Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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