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Highly praised Sault Ste Marie hotel near waterfront with indoor pool and free breakfast

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast buffet, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Many guests described the staff as friendly and helpful
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • Several guests described their rooms as clean and spacious
  • Several reviewers found their beds to be comfortable
Cons
  • Some guests complained of dated rooms and noise transfer
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 9, 2014
Overview
The Quality Inn Bay Front is located on Bay Street in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. This hotel is across the street from the Station Mall (shopping, restaurants, and movie theatre) and access to the Sault Ste. Marie waterfront boardwalk and trail system.

This hotel is 100% smoke-free and does not allow pets. All 108 rooms include free wireless Internet, telephones with voice mail and free local calls, free weekday newspapers, hair dryers, flat screen televisions, desks with ergonomic chairs, irons and ironing boards, and mini-fridges. Select rooms may also include microwaves and/or sofa beds. Free parking is available on-site.

This hotel has an on-site restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and is open, daily, from 6:30am - 11:00pm.

Other on-site amenities include meeting rooms, a fitness centre, indoor pool and hot tub, dry cleaning services (extra fee applies), safe deposit boxes, vending machines, and a business centre with copy, print, and fax service (extra fees may apply). 

There are several downtown attractions, within a 15 minute walk of this hotel: The Essar Centre (home of the QMJHL's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds), the Algoma Art Gallery, the Canadian Bush Plane Museum, and the OLG Sault Ste. Marie Casino (table games, slot machines, and entertainment). The International Bridge to the United States is about a 7 minute drive from this hotel, while the nearest Highway 17 interchange (east to Sudbury and north-west to Thunder Bay) is about a 10 minute drive away (walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, most guests described the location of this hotel as convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot. Reviewers described walking to the waterfront boardwalk, Station Mall, downtown restaurants, and the OLG Casino. A couple of guests also found it easy to access the International Bridge to the United States from this property.

Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and spacious. One guest specifically mentioned having ample counter space in her bathroom. Several guests described their beds as comfortable.

The customer service at this hotel was frequently described as professional, efficient, and friendly.

A couple of guests noted that the wireless Internet access was reliable, while a couple of other reviewers thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
While many guests described positive experiences at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis, some reviewers expressed common concerns.

A few guests said the hotel's rooms were dated and a few guests were disturbed by noise from other guests in the hotel while in their rooms.


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Sources
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.2 out of 5, from 15 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #7 out of 20 properties in Sault Ste. Marie, based on 37 reviews.

CanadianHotelGuide.com gave this hotel an average score of 8.4 out of 10, from 37 reviews.


Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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hotels in Sault Sainte Marie

Rated 8.8/10 based on 984 reviews

Ranked #5 out of 14 hotels in Sault Sainte Marie

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Map Marker Quality Inn Bay Front
180 Bay St., Sault Sainte Marie, ON