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8.2 | Very Good
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No-frills accommodations located right off Hwy 15 with clean rooms and comfortable beds

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and wired internet, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests found the rooms to be clean and comfortable
  • The beds were comfortable, according to several guests
  • The staff were complimented for being friendly and helpful by some guests
  • The location was convenient to shops and restaurants, according to some reviewers
  • Some guests thought the free breakfast was enjoyable
Cons
  • Noise from other guest rooms and nearby traffic were a source of complaint for a few reviewers
  • The hotel and decor was dated, according to a couple guests
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Internet
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 10, 2013
Overview
This hotel is situated right off Highway 15, a major thoroughfare in Smiths Falls. With several dining options and shops nearby, this hotel would be ideal for road travellers who require an easy access hotel with a variety of amenities close by.

This 100% smoke-free property offers 40 air-conditioned rooms over 2 floors. Each room comes with free Wi-Fi and wired internet, a flatscreen TV with cable, a coffee/tea maker, a mini-fridge, a working desk and chair, an iron and ironing board and an alarm clock. Rooms come furnished with 1 queen or 2 double beds. Select rooms feature a jetted tub, patio doors, a balcony and a king bed. Accessible accommodations are available upon request.

Free breakfast, that includes items like cereal, eggs, fruit and yogurt, is available to guests Monday to Friday from 6 am to 9 am and weekends from 7 am to 10 am.

Free on-site parking is available (large vehicles can be accommodated). Pets are permitted to stay for a fee of $10 per day.

Other amenities include an outdoor pool, dry cleaning service, a meeting/conference room and currency exchange.

Downtown Smiths Falls is a 3-minute drive south of the hotel, which boasts cultural attractions like The Heritage House Museum and The Rideau Canal Museum. Big box stores like Walmart and Canadian Tire are within a 3-minute walk southwest of the hotel. Man Ling Restaurant (Chinese cuisine), Pizza Hut and Rob Roy's Pub and Restaurant are within a 3-minute drive northeast of the hotel. (All walking and driving estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent January 8, 2013: pet policy, breakfast hours and mini-fridges in all rooms.
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The Good
Most of the reviews used for this analysis were positive with feedback focusing on the room cleanliness, the staff, the comfortable beds, the convenient location and the breakfast.

The biggest compliment among reviews was regarding the cleanliness of the rooms. Many guests thought the rooms were clean with comfortable beds. One guest described their room as "spotless".

The staff were praised for being friendly and helpful by several reviewers.

Some guests agreed that the location was convenient and liked the hotel's proximity to shops and restaurants.

Some reviewers thought the continental breakfast overall was enjoyable. They liked the variety of items available.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, guests were generally happy with their stay but there was some negative feedback that focused on noise complaints and the age of the building and decor.

A couple guests were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms and thought the walls were a little too thin. One guest also complained of traffic noise from the nearby highway.

The hotel was old and dated, as was the decor and furnishings, according to a couple reviewers.
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Sources
Booking.com rated this hotel 8.4 out of 10 based on 24 reviews.

Expedia.ca rated this property 3.8 out of 5 based on 4 reviews.

Hotels.com rated this hotel 4.4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com ranked this property #2 out of 4 hotels in Smiths Falls based on 42 reviews.

Confirmed with a front desk agent January 8, 2013: pet policy, breakfast hours and mini-fridges in all rooms.
Editor's Analysis by Jennee R.
Analyzed by Jennee R.
Jennee loves to travel and loves to live vicariously through others to help them find the right place to rest their heads while away from home.
Guest Reviews
8.2
Very Good
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88 Lombard Street, Smiths Falls, ON