Located about a 3-minute drive from the nearest 404 on-ramp and a 5-minute drive from Newmarket's city centre, the Comfort Inn Newmarket is geared towards road travellers who require a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast and easy highway access.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a microwave, a mini-fridge and a sitting area with a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
The hotel also offers a business centre, free coffee in the lobby, laundry services, BBQ facilities, free parking and a free breakfast. Pets are permitted for $15 per pet, per day.
Upper Canada Mall is about an 8-minute drive away, while Southlake Regional Health Centre is 4 minutes away by car. Pheasant Run Golf Club is roughly a 7-minute drive from the hotel and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 40-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $15/pet/day, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 18, 2014)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff, location and breakfast.
The hotel's accommodations were praised by numerous guests. They described their rooms as clean, updated, quiet and modern, with comfortable beds.
Many reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received. They characterized the staff as efficient, accommodating, friendly and helpful with directions.
Several lodgers found the hotel's location to be convenient. They described it as easily accessible and close to highway access, restaurants, shopping, Magna Centre, Southlake Hospital and a gas station. A few patrons had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).
The hotel's breakfast was enjoyed by several travellers. They found it to be well stocked, with a good selection of hot and cold items, a clean eating area and friendly staff.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer and the hotel's location.
A few lodgers complained about noise transfer during their stay. They reported noisy in-room air-conditioning units, as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms and the hallways.
Although the majority of guests were pleased with the hotel's easy highway access and proximity to Southlake Hospital, a few reviewers complained about the hotel's location. They described it as "out of the way" and as being in an industrial area, as well as not being within walking distance of any restaurants or services and far from downtown.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with a 96% recommendation rate from 82 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 of 4 Newmarket hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 48 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 24 reviews.
The author called the hotel on March 18, 2014 to verify some information.