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Well-liked Owen Sound budget hotel 5 min from waterfront with well-equipped rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free local calls
  • Free breakfasts in the summers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several guests found the location convenient for accessing the highway
Cons
  • No elevator
  • A few guests thought that their rooms were in need of updates
  • A couple of guests found the beds uncomfortably firm
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 25, 2014
Overview
This hotel is a 5-minute drive south of the waterfront and is a 2-minute walk from the County of Grey-Owen Sound Museum. About a 1-minute drive from Highway 26, this property is well located for guests looking to explore the area by car.

Both smoking and and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a 40" flat screen TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, a private balcony or patio, and air conditioning. This hotel has two floors, interior corridors and no elevator. Accessible rooms are not available.

Free parking is available on site and free newspapers are provided in the lobby. Pets are not permitted.

A free breakfast is served during the summer months only. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.

The Heritage Place shopping centre is a 5-minute drive away. The Owen Sound Marine-Rail Museum and the Billy Bishop Museum are both about 6 minutes away by car, while the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre is a 7-minute drive away. 

The Owen Sound Regional Airport (YOS) is about a 10-minute drive away, while access to Highway 400 and the city of Barrie are both about 90 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on December 9, 2013: Smoking and accessible room availability, free breakfast details and pet policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed generally satisfied with their stay at this hotel.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable, while a couple of reviewers added that their rooms were quiet.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly, helpful and attentive service, while one guest said "the owners were most gracious to their guests."

Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable, while several guests found the location convenient for accessing the highway.
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The Bad
There were several common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

A few guests thought that the rooms appeared dated and were in need of updates, while a couple of reviewers specifically mentioned that the sliding glass door to their balcony or patio did not lock properly.

A few reviewers complained about smelling an unpleasant "musty" odour in their rooms, while a couple of guests said that their beds were uncomfortably firm.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.6 out of 5, with 85% of 41 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 9 hotels in Owen Sound, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 96 reviews.

The author called the hotel on December 9, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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4 / out of 6
hotels in Owen Sound

Rated 7.1/10 based on 354 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 6 hotels in Owen Sound

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Location
  • Owen Sound Airport (7.0 km)
  • Bruce Peninsula National Park (83.3 km)
Map Marker Owen Sound Inn
485 9th Avenue East (Owen Sound Court), Owen Sound, ON