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Meaford Motel & Restaurant

Meaford Motel & Restaurant is a 2 star hotel in Meaford, Ontario, Canada 126 Sykes Street North, Meaford, ON, Canada
Estimated Price
$78
CAD
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Located within a 30-minute drive of two ski hills, but complaints about sparse amenities
Pros 
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests felt room rate offered good value
  • Several guests liked the hotel's proximity to the waterfront, shops and restaurants
Cons 
  • Some guests complained that decor was aging
  • Some guests felt rooms were not well equipped

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Penny's Motel (12.6 km)
Blue Mountain Resort & Village Suites (24.1 km)
Blue Mountain Resort (24.1 km)
Blue Mountain Inn (24.1 km)
Westin Trillium House Blue Mountain (24.9 km)
Club Intrawest - Blue Mountain (24.9 km)
Mountain Springs Resort and Conference Centre (25.3 km)
Days Inn Owen Sound (27.0 km)
Comfort Inn Owen Sound (27.0 km)
Owen Sound Inn (27.0 km)
Owen Sound Travelodge (27.0 km)
Best Western Inn On The Bay (27.6 km)

This Hotel is Near...
Bruce Peninsula National Park (97.5 km)
Snow Valley Ski Resort (66.7 km)

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Editor's Analysis
Updated on Mar 26, 2013
Overview
This hotel is located near two ski hills, Talisman Mountain and Blue Mountain, both under a 30-minute drive away, and offers on-site ski storage. It is well-suited for travellers who want to use the hotel as a home base while visiting the area ski hills. It is also located one block from the Georgian Bay waterfront, making it a good choice for travellers looking to be near the water in summer.

There are 26 rooms at this hotel, each with free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge and a TV. Rooms are furnished with either one queen or two double beds. Pets are not allowed at this hotel.

There is an on-site restaurant serving all-day breakfast and lunch daily, except for Sunday, when the restaurant is closed. There is free parking on site.

The Meaford Waterfront area is about a 10-minute walk away. Shopping at the Meaford Factory Outlet is a 15-minute walk away. Golfers are a 5-minute drive away from the Meaford Golf Course. As mentioned above, the Talisman and Blue Mountain ski hills are both under a 30-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi and parking (call date: March 21, 2013).
The Good
Based on the reviews used for this analysis there was a balance between positive and negative comments. Guests did like the price point and the hotel's location.

Many, guests commented favourably on the room rate and felt that they had received decent value for the price point. Comments like budget-friendly and affordable surfaced in the reviews.

Some guests said that the hotel was conveniently located within walking distance to shops, restaurants and the waterfront area (around a 10-minute walk away). 

Staff were friendly, polite, helpful and accommodating, according to guests. 

Several guests said that rooms were clean and spacious.

The Bad
Based on the reviews used for this analysis there were almost as many negative comments as there were positive ones. Guests complained most often about a lack of in-room amenities and about aging decor.

There were several comments from guests who felt that rooms were not well equipped. Some guests said that there were inadequate towels and facecloths in the rooms. A couple of guests suggested bringing some from home. Another guest complained about the lack of toiletries.

Some guests felt that decor was aging and that updates were in order. Furniture, paint, windows and general decor were mentioned specifically.

A few guests had difficulties regulating the temperature in their rooms and said that rooms were cold and drafty.

A number of guests complained about uncomfortable beds.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers ranked this hotel #2 out of 2 Meaford hotels based on 6 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 3 out of 5 based on 32 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 6.6 out of 10 based on 26 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 21, 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

5.1
Mediocre

#1 out of 1
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 5.1 / 10
No. of guest reviews: 16
Guest Ranking Explained

Meaford Motel & Restaurant is #1 out of 1 hotels in Meaford ranked by the ratings provided by guests.

Hotel Address: 126 Sykes Street North, Meaford, ON, Canada

Overview & Amenities


Meaford Motel & Restaurant

Amenities
  • Business Center
  • High-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Golf Course (nearby)
  • Skating Rink
  • Water Activities
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Luggage Storage
  • Free Parking

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Nearby Cities
The Blue Mountains (22.3 km)
Owen Sound (27.9 km)
Grey Highlands (30.2 km)
Collingwood (30.5 km)
Wasaga Beach (44.7 km)

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