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Older & pet-friendly downtown Parry Sound hotel with free parking but mixed reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's affordable rates
  • The hotel was close to the beach and downtown Parry Sound according to several reviewers
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and comfortable by several lodgers
Cons
  • Some guests complained of noise transfer during their stay
  • Some lodgers were disappointed with the quality and variety of the free breakfast
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 31, 2014
Overview
Located about a 3-minute drive from Parry Sound's city centre and a 5-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway on-ramp, the Mid Town Hotel is geared towards travellers who prefer an economical and centrally located hotel with free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a desk and a hair dryer. Smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.

Hotel amenities include a business centre, BBQ facilities, free parking, a free continental breakfast and a bar. Pets are permitted for $10 per room, per day.

Waubuno Beach is roughly a 3-minute drive from the hotel, while Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts can be found 8 minutes away on foot. West Parry Sound District Museum is about a 3-minute drive away and Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport (YPD) is 18 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $10/room/day, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 24, 2014)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with compliments going to the hotel's rates, location and rooms.

The hotel's rates were appreciated by many lodgers. They described them as affordable, cheap, low and budget friendly.

Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's location. They found it close to highway access, the beach, downtown Parry Sound, shopping, restaurants, gas stations, Killbear Provincial Park and Tim Hortons.

Several guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, well equipped and spacious, with comfortable beds and good water pressure. A few lodgers did report dated decor and cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms, however.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about noise transfer and the free breakfast.

Some reviewers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported loud music late at night from the attached bar, as well as nearby train noise and noise from guests in adjacent rooms.

The hotel's free breakfast was a disappointment for some guests. They described it as poor, limited and minimal, with no hot items, no seating area and weak coffee.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.9 out of 10 from 46 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #13 of 18 Parry Sound hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 11 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 2.6 out of 5 with a 73% recommendation rate from 11 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 24, 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.
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Map Marker Mid Town Hotel
24 Gibson St, Parry Sound, ON