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Sheridan Residence

6.8 | Fair
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On Sheridan College campus, free breakfast, good rates, issues locating entrance

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free breakfast
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's inexpensive rates
  • Many lodgers found the hotel close to highway access and restaurants
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and spacious
Cons
  • A few guests reported a lack of cooking utensils and worn decor
  • The hotel's entrance was not clearly marked according to a few lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 14, 2014
Overview
Located on the Sheridan College campus and about a 2-minute drive from Highway 403, Sheridan Residence is suitable for travellers who require well-priced accommodations with extended kitchen amenities, a free breakfast and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's two-bedroom suites comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, cable TV, a kitchenette, a dining area, a desk and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Hair dryers and irons and ironing boards are available upon request. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are not permitted.

Hotel amenities include fitness facilities, meeting/banquet space, a games room, guest laundry, BBQ facilities, vending machines, free newspapers in the lobby, a free breakfast and free parking.

Oakville's city centre is about a 2-minute drive from the hotel, while Oakville Place offers shopping 13 minutes away on foot. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts is roughly a 7-minute drive away and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is 22 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps) 

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: January 13, 2014)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rates, location and rooms.

The hotel's rates were praised by numerous reviewers. They were described as inexpensive, affordable, budget friendly and cheap.

Many guests found the hotel's location to be convenient. They found it to be central and downtown, as well as close to restaurants, shopping, a grocery store, highway access, public transit, Glen Abbey and Toronto. A few patrons had complaints about the hotel's location, however (see below).

Several lodgers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet and spacious, with comfortable beds and pillows and reliable Wi-Fi. A few guests had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms and location.

Although the majority of reviewers were satisfied with their clean and spacious rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported a lack of cooking utensils, small-sized beds (doubles), difficulty regulating the air conditioning and worn decor.

While many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to restaurants and highway access, a few travellers had difficulty finding the hotel and reported a lack of signage. One guest noted, "There needs to be better signage. I had to phone reception in order to find out how to get to reception & register and even then I still drove past the entrance".
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Sources
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.5 out of 5 with an 85% recommendation rate from 47 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 16 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #10 of 10 Oakville hotels with an average rating of 2 out of 5 from 9 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 13, 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.
Guest Reviews
6.8
Fair
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10 / out of 11
hotels in Oakville

Rated 6.8/10 based on 181 reviews

Ranked #10 out of 11 hotels in Oakville

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Location
Map Marker Sheridan Residence
1410 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON