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Helpful staff and well-maintained rooms, but a few concerns with room rates

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Many reviewers complimented the hotel staff for their friendly and helpful service
  • The hotel's clean and well-maintained accommodations were praised by numerous guests
  • Several lodgers enjoyed the good selection of the included breakfast
Cons
  • A few guests found the room rates to be too expensive
  • Noise disruptions were reported by a couple of reviewers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 25, 2013
Overview
Located on Highway 21 and a 2-minute drive form Port Elgin's city centre, the Super 8 Motel Port Elgin is suitable for road travellers who require a centrally-located and hotel with a free breakfast and extended kitchen amenities.

This hotel has 55 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a DVD player, a desk, an iron and ironing board, and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer one king or two queen beds, while various suites offer additional amenities such as one or two separate bedrooms, two TVs, a full kitchen, a jetted TV, a fireplace, a living area with a sofabed, and a dining area.

Hotel amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, a hot tub, a fitness room, a business centre, meeting/conference space, free parking and a free breakfast. Pets are not permitted, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible. Restaurants nearby include Hong Kong Mandarin Restaurant and The Wismer House, which can both be found roughly a 3-minute walk northeast of the hotel.

Southampton Market provides shopping 8 minutes north of the Super 8 Motel Port Elgin by car, while Chantry Island is about an 11-minute drive northward. Other area points of interest include MacGregor Point Provincial Park (roughly a 6-minute drive southwest), Bruce Power (about a 30-minute drive southwest), and Sauble Beach which can be found 25 minutes northeast by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, free continental breakfast. Call date: January 21, 2013.
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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms, and free breakfast.

Many reviewers praised the hotel's staff at this hotel. They characterized them as friendly, accommodating, and "observant to everyone's needs".

The hotel's accommodations were a source of many compliments by patrons. These lodgers described their rooms as spotless, well-equipped and spacious, with comfortable beds, ample towels, and a strong Wi-Fi signal.

Several guest enjoyed the hotel's included breakfast. They found it to provide a great selection of hot and cold items, including eggs, fruit, waffles and breads, and one guest remarked it was, "far superior to other chain hotel/motels".
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The Bad
While most of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints among them, including the cost and noise transfer.

Although many were pleased with the hotel's upkeep and amenities, a few reviewers felt the prices were too expensive. These guests felt that given the hotel's location on the outskirts of Port Elgin, the rates should have been lower.

A couple of guests reported noise disruptions during their stay. They described being able to hear talking and the TV from adjacent rooms, as well as noise from the fitness room.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 out of 5 Port Elgin hotels from 82 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 from 18 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 22, 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.
Guest Reviews
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hotels in Port Elgin

Rated 9.0/10 based on 737 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 1 hotels in Port Elgin

737
Location
  • Bruce Peninsula National Park (84.2 km)
Map Marker Super 8 Motel Port Elgin
Hwy 21 South, Port Elgin, ON