Super 8 Motel KingstonSuper 8 Motel KingstonSuper 8 Motel KingstonSuper 8 Motel Kingston

Budget-friendly property with clean and comfy rooms, offering friendly service and good value

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Many guests were pleased with the rates and value received
  • Guests found the location good for accessing the highway and nearby restaurants
  • Guests were typically happy with their clean and comfy rooms
  • Many guests found the staff to be excellent
Cons
  • A few guests found worn fixtures in their bathrooms
  • Some guests said their rooms were not as clean as they expected them to be
  • A couple of guests complained of heaters that did not work effectively
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Sep 21, 2014
Overview
The Super 8 Kingston is located on Princess Street, just to the east of MacDonnell Street, in the city of Kingston, Ontario. This is a budget-friendly motel with good highway access.

Guest rooms and suites at the property feature cable television and hairdryers. For bedding, the rooms have either two double beds, one queen bed, one twin bed, or one king bed. No room accommodates more than four people and the hotel is mainly non-smoking with the exception of the King Suites.

The Super 8 Kingston features free Wi-Fi, free SuperStart continental breakfast, free local calls, and free parking. Guests who are under 17 years of age also stay free with an adult.

The hotel is about 4.3kms from Highway 401 which leads east to Montreal or west to Toronto. The Kingston Memorial Centre and the International Hockey Hall of Fame are about a 9-minute walk from the property. Several military bases are also in the area while Queen's University is located about a 4-minute drive from the motel. There is a Tim Hortons next to the motel and other restaurants along Princess Street in walking distance.

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The Good
Many guests who stayed at the Super 8 Kingston made positive comments about the hotel in their reviews. These guests often complimented the property's rooms rates, the staff, and the location.

In regard to the room rates, guests often thought that they received fair value for the price that they were charged. Guests said that the room rate was cheap or good and felt as though they couldn't complain about some possible concerns pertaining to the hotel because of the inexpensive rate. The free wireless Internet at the property also added some value to the room rate for some guests.

Guests also typically enjoyed their interactions with staff at this hotel. The employees are often described as friendly and/or helpful with the manager of the property receiving some compliments as well for honesty and customer service.

Lastly, the location of this property was convenient for some guests. These guests thought that they were close enough to both downtown and public transportation. Occasionally, guests expressed satisfaction with the hotel's proximity to shopping and restaurants and a Tim Hortons was mentioned by multiple guests as being very near to the hotel.
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The Bad
Guests who complained about the hotel were very frequently upset about either the quality of their room and/or the housekeeping service. 

Some guests described worn and leaky fixtures in the bathrooms, heaters that did not work properly and dirty carpets.
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Expedia.ca guest ratings averaged to 2.0 out of 5 and 25% of guests recommended the property.

TripAdvisor.com ranked the hotel 27th of 35 Kingston properties and had 77 guest reviews.

Booking.com guest ratings averaged to 5.7 out of 10 and had 73 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Shane L.
Analyzed by Shane L.
With ample personal travel experience and years of professional hotel work experience, Shane is prepared and determined to help travelers find what they want when booking Canadian hotels.
Guest Reviews
4.4
Poor

Rated 4.4/10 based on 73 reviews

Ranked #23 out of 1 hotels in Kingston

Map Marker Super 8 Motel Kingston
720 Princess Street, Kingston, ON