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Within walking distance of restaurants, but concerns about dated interiors

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing nearby restaurants on foot
  • Several reviewers described their rooms as clean
  • Several guests thought that the staff were friendly
  • A few reviewers described their rooms as generally comfortable
Cons
  • Many guests thought that their rooms were in need of upgrades
  • A few reviewers described unpleasant odours in their rooms
  • A couple of guests were disturbed by noise from the halls
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 19, 2012
Overview
This hotel is situated on a major thoroughfare in the east end of Timmins. This property is located within a 3-minute walk of a grocery store, a few restaurants and the Timmins Symphony Orchestra. This hotel is well suited for guests who may want to access dining and shopping on foot.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, free local calls and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with two double beds, one queen bed or one king bed. Suites at this property offer more spacious accommodations and are furnished with one king bed, a desk and an ergonomic chair.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per stay (maximum of two pets per room).

A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 9 am.

Other on-site amenities include an ATM, free newspapers, a common BBQ area, guest copy service and ice/vending machines.

The Shania Twain Centre (museum) and the Timmins Gold Mine Tour are both about a 4-minute drive away. The Timmins Square shopping centre is 6 minutes away by car. The Timmins Airport (YTS) is a 20-minute drive away and the Kamiskotia Ski Resort is 24 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on December 17, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 9 am. Other on-site amenities include an ATM, free newspapers, a common BBQ area, guest copy service and ice/vending machines.
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The Good
Reviews for this hotel were mixed, among the guest reviews used for this analysis. However, many guests agreed that this hotel was conveniently located within walking distance of a grocery store and restaurants. A few reviewers specifically noted that a Casey's Restaurant was located next door.

Some guests found their rooms to be clean and generally comfortable, while a couple of reviewers said that their rooms were spacious. However, several other reviewers had concerns about the condition of their rooms (see below for more details).

Several reviewers complimented the front desk staff for their friendly and helpful service.

A few guests described the free continental breakfast as adequate or good.
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The Bad
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests thought that the hotel and room interiors were in need of updates. 

Reviewers described worn and dated furniture and stained carpeting. One guest simply said that her room looked "old", while another reviewer noted that neither her toilet nor telephone seemed to be in good working order.

A few reviewers complained about unpleasant odours in their rooms. One guest described smelling cigarette smoke, while another reviewer described an onion and garlic smell.

A couple of guests were disturbed by noise in the halls and a couple of other reviewers seemed to be disrupted by rowdy guests in neighbouring rooms.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 2.8 out of 5, with 50% of 4 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #4 out of 9 properties in Timmins, with an average score of 2.5 out of 5, from 17 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 7.3 out of 10, based on 22 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on December 17, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 9 am. Other on-site amenities include an ATM, free newspapers, a common BBQ area, guest copy service and ice/vending machines.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.2
Very Good
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3 / out of 7
hotels in Timmins

Rated 8.2/10 based on 235 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 7 hotels in Timmins

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Map Marker Super 8 Motel Timmins
730 Algonquin Blvd East Hwy 101 & 655, Timmins, ON