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River Mist Inn Sturgeon Falls

7.4 | Good
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Along Trans-Canada Highway, good rates and staff, clean but small rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's inexpensive rates
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and well equipped by many lodgers
  • Several reviewers described the location as central
Cons
  • A few guests reported noise transfer and small rooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 7, 2014
Overview
Located along the Trans-Canada Highway and about a 1-minute drive from Sturgeon Falls' city centre, the River Mist Inn (formerly Moulin Rouge Motel) is geared towards road travellers who prefer a pet-friendly and centrally located stopover hotel with free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave and a hair dryer. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers free parking and 24-hour reception. One pet per room is permitted free of charge. 

North Bay Mall is about a 30-minute drive from the hotel, while Lake Nipissing can be found 6 minutes away by car. College Boreal - Nipissing is roughly a 3-minute drive away and North Bay/Jack Garland Airport (YYB) is a 29-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, 1 pet/room free, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 24, 2014)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rates, rooms, staff and location.

Many guests praised the hotel's rates. They described them as reasonable, inexpensive, cheap and excellent.

The hotel's accommodations were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers. They found their rooms to be clean, well equipped, quiet and updated, with comfortable beds and linens and fast Wi-Fi. A few guests had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).

Several lodgers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as friendly, accommodating and efficient.

The hotel's location was convenient for several travellers. They described it as central and close to highway access, restaurants, bars and the supermarket.
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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 reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few lodgers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported small-sized rooms, traffic noise and strong cleaning product and laundry detergent odours.
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Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 30 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with a 93% recommendation rate from 15 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 of 5 Sturgeon Falls hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 1 review.

The author called the hotel on February 24, 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.
Guest Reviews
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Rated 7.4/10 based on 62 reviews

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Map Marker River Mist Inn Sturgeon Falls
175 Front St., Sturgeon Falls, ON