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Dewar's Inn on the River

9.0 | Excellent
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On the St. Lawrence River, free continental breakfast, great staff, clean rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • The staff were praised for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's rates were found to be economical and affordable
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained of small rooms and uncomfortable beds
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 14, 2014
Overview
Located on the St. Lawrence River along Highway 2, Dewar's Inn on the River is suitable for travellers who prefer a hotel with extended kitchen amenities, a free breakfast and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free property's guest rooms and cottages offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker and an en suite bathroom. Units with a fireplace, a dining area, a kitchen, a separate bedroom, a living area with a futon, a deck and a BBQ are also available. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include free parking, landscaped gardens, a free continental breakfast and a business centre. Children under 12 years of age and pets are not permitted.

Giant Tiger offers groceries roughly a 5-minute drive away, while Prescott's city centre can be found 4 minutes away by car. Spencerville Arena is about a 20-minute drive from the hotel.

Ogdensburg International Airport (OGS) is a 19-minute drive away, across the border into the US. The border itself is about 11 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: April 14, 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, rooms and rates.

Many lodgers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as friendly, efficient and helpful with directions and suggestions.

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by numerous reviewers. They described their rooms as clean, cozy, spacious and well equipped, with great river views and comfortable beds. A few patrons had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).

Several travellers praised the hotel's rates. They found them to be excellent, economical and affordable.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms.

Although the majority of guests were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported uncomfortable beds (too small), as well as small-sized rooms, dim lighting and noisy air conditioning.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.8 out of 10 from 91 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 of 6 Prescott B&B and Inns with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 27 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 14, 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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Rated 9.0/10 based on 75 reviews

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Map Marker Dewar's Inn on the River
1649 County Rd. 2, Prescott, ON