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Good value Peterborough motel with friendly staff, clean rooms and reliable W-Fi

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free morning coffee, free local calls
  • Many reviewers praised the hotel's value and low rates
  • The hotel's staff were complimented for their friendly and knowledgeable service
  • Several guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to restaurants and highway access
  • Mini-fridges and microwaves available upon request
  • Interior corridors and elevator on site
Cons
  • A few guests were disappointed there were no in-room coffeemakers
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 13, 2014
Overview
Located on a major Peterborough thoroughfare about a 10-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway on-ramp, the Motel 6 Peterborough is popular with car travellers visiting or passing through the area who require an economical hotel with easy highway access and free Wi-Fi.

This hotel has 85 air-conditioned and non-smoking guest rooms, each offering one queen or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk and a hair dryer. Mini-fridges and microwaves are available upon request. The hotel also offers vending machines, guest laundry facilities, free morning coffee and free parking. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request, and pets are permitted for an additional $10 per day per room. This hotel has interior corridors with elevator access.

Carousel Restaurant and Tavern is adjacent to the hotel. Trent University is a 15-minute drive northward. Shopping at Lansdowne Place is a 9-minute drive away, while downtown Peterborough, which features boutique shops, restaurants and nightlife, is a 7-minute drive northwest. Riverview Park and Zoo is a 12-minute drive north.

The Greyhound Bus Station is about 7 minutes away by car, and Peterborough Airport (YPQ) is about an 8-minute drive southwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $10/room/day, wheelchair accessible. (Call date: May 3, 2013)
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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 value, staff and location.

Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's value, and described the rates as low, excellent, reasonable and affordable.

The hotel's staff received many compliments from lodgers, who characterized them as friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable.

Several reviewers praised the hotel's location. They found it to have easy access on and off the highway, as well as being close to Trent University (by car) and several restaurants.
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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 rooms and noise transfer. 

While the majority of guests were satisfied with their accommodations and described their rooms as clean, some lodgers had complaints about their rooms. They were disappointed there was no in-room coffeemaker, and also reported uncomfortable beds, small rooms and old TVs.

A few guests mentioned noise disruptions during their stays. They reported noise from children running in the hallways, as well as a noisy in-room fridge and noise in rooms located close to the elevator.
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TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #5 out of 14 Peterborough hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 39 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 37 reviews.

The author called the hotel on May 3, 2013 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 Motel 6 Peterborough
133 Lansdowne Street East, Peterborough, ON