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Traveler's Hotel

7.1 | Good
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Downtown Parry Sound, great staff and free breakfast, kitchenettes in rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's free breakfast was praised for its quality
  • Several lodgers said their rooms were clean and well equipped
Cons
  • Dated decor and uncomfortable beds were reported by a few lodgers
  • Noise transfer was mentioned by a few guests
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 10, 2014
Overview
Located about a 4-minute walk from Parry Sound's city centre and a 4-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway on-ramp, Traveler's Hotel is suitable for travellers who require a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms comes equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge and a desk. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include a business centre, free parking and a free breakfast served from 7:30 am to 10:45 am on weekdays and 8 am to 11:45 am on weekends. Pets are permitted, but charges may apply (please contact the hotel for details).

Parry Sound Harbour Water Aerodome is roughly a 2-minute drive away, while Parry Sound Mall can be found 4 minutes away by car. Bobby Orr Community Centre is 4 minutes away on foot and Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport (YPD) is a 21-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted (charges may apply), not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: April 9, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, breakfast and rooms.

The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers, who found them friendly, informative, helpful and efficient. One patron noted, "Excellent care from the staff. Gave me a wake-up call as promised. Although I was late to check in, there was prompt service as soon as I arrived".

Numerous guests enjoyed the hotel's free breakfast, describing it as outstanding, excellent and delicious. One guest remarked, "Breakfast was included and was more than enough. Probably the best breakfast on our trip".

Several lodgers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, well equipped and quiet, with good Wi-Fi and comfortable beds and pillows. 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 common complaints about the hotel's rooms and noise transfer.

Although the majority of guests were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few lodgers criticized their accommodations. They reported dated decor and furniture, worn bathrooms, uncomfortable beds, no in-room hair dryers or irons and ironing boards and a few plumbing issues.

A few reviewers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported noise from a nearby train, as well as noise from guests in overhead and adjacent rooms.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 114 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #7 of 18 Parry Sound hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 55 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 9, 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 Traveler's Hotel
36 Mary St., Parry Sound, ON