32 Commencement Drive, Oshawa
The Residence & Conference Centre offers the best value in Oshawa, with clean, well-appointed and spacious rooms at almost half the price of its competitors. It's a little ways out of town though, a 12-minute drive to the Oshawa city centre and 15 minutes to access Hwy 401. There are restaurants within walking distance of the Residence: E P Taylors Pub & Restaurant is a 5-minute walk away, Tim Hortons and the Library Cafe (with a Starbucks) are both within an 8-minute walk and there's a Subway about 11 minutes away on foot.
Rooms offered to the public from May to August, are smoke-free, air-conditioned and feature cable TV, a coffeemaker, mini-fridge and microwave along with a separate sitting area. Room extras include suites with separate bedrooms and accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include 24-hr reception, an elevator, fitness room, meeting rooms, tennis courts, billiards, business centre, picnic area with tables and BBQ, ice/vending machines and guest laundry.
Freebies include: Wi-Fi, parking, continental breakfast and local calls.
Guest highlights: beds were comfortable, the decor was simple, the bathroom was clean and everything worked fine; this is great for an overnight stay, bathroom with shower, towels, soap, shampoo, 2 arm chairs, kitchenette with microwave and bar fridge (no dishes just plastic cups), TV with basic cable, phone, clean; fairly basic but clean and friendly, they opened up a meeting room for the teams parents to visit, free continental breakfast was good and you could have a full breakfast for an additional $4; great value for the money
This hotel fared very well online with a 4/5 guest rating and an 80% recommendation rate.