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Seneca Residence & Conference Centre

6.6 | Fair
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Student housing property, guests described basic & clean rooms, cheap room rates

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Many reviewers enjoyed the green spaces surrounding the property
  • Several guests said that the rooms were clean
  • Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the highway and Canada's Wonderland
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • A few guests complained about the food and selection at the free breakfast
  • A couple of reviewers found the beds uncomfortable
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 4, 2014
Overview
This property is a student residence building on the campus of Seneca College and is open to the public during the summer months only (May through August).

Located within a 13-minute walk of Seneca College Campus and the college recreational facility on Lake Seneca, this property is well suited for guests looking to access campus destinations.

This property is smoke free. All rooms have two bedrooms and include free Wi-Fi, free calling within Canada, a TV, an en suite bathroom, a kitchenette (mini-fridge, microwave and sink) and air conditioning. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

Parking is available on site for an additional fee of $5 per night and pets are not permitted.

A free continental breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10 am. This property does not have an on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include a 24-hour front desk, guest laundry facilities and common lounge areas on each floor.

Access to Highway 400 and the King Township Museum are both about 8 minutes away by car, while Upper Canada Mall is a 15-minute drive away. Canada's Wonderland, an amusement park, the Elvis Stojko Arena, and the Elman W. Campbell Museum are all about 20 minutes away by car. 

The Toronto International Airport (YYZ) is about a 30-minute drive away, depending on traffic, while the Cookstown Outlet Mall is 35 to 40 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 23, 2014: Parking details, in-room air conditioning, wheelchair accessibility and breakfast hours.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, the most complimented aspect of this property was the reasonable room rates.

Many guests enjoyed the green space surrounding the property and one reviewer described the campus as beautiful.

Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the highway and area attractions, like Canada's Wonderland.

Several guests described their rooms as basic, but clean. A few guests enjoyed the in-room kitchenettes, while a few other reviewers added that the rooms were quiet and generally comfortable. However, a few guests expressed concerns about the rooms (see below for more details).
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The Bad
There were several common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

A few guests complained about the food and selection at the free breakfast and one reviewer thought that the dining area for the breakfast was too small.

A couple of reviewers found the beds uncomfortable. As mentioned above, a couple of guests found their rooms generally uncomfortable, while a couple of other reviewers said that the rooms did not meet their cleanliness expectations.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.2 out of 5, with 87% of 52 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this property #1 out of 1 specialty lodging properties in King City, with an average score of 1.5 out of 5, from 5 reviews.

Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 7 out of 10, based on 10 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 23, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
6.6
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Rated 6.6/10 based on 225 reviews

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Map Marker Seneca Residence & Conference Centre
13980 Dufferin Street, King, ON