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Along Nottawasaga River, condo-style units with kitchens, great staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
  • Reviewers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped units
  • The hotel was found to be close to the beach and skiing
Cons
  • One guest complained of a small-sized suite and kitchen
  • The hotel's rates were too expensive for one lodger
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 21, 2014
Overview
Located along the Nottawasaga River and about a 9-minute walk to the beach, Riverfront Villas are geared towards travellers who prefer condo-style accommodations with free Wi-Fi, extended kitchen amenities and easy access to the beach.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned suites offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, two or three separate bedrooms, a full kitchen, a coffeemaker, a BBQ, a dining area, a living room with a sofabed, a desk and an iron and ironing board. Units with a jetted tub, a fireplace and a bidet are also available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers a hot tub, room service, a picnic area, guest laundry and free parking. Pets are not permitted. 

Wasaga Beach Provincial Park is roughly a 2-minute walk from the hotel, while Baywood Golf & Country Club can be found 5 minutes away by car. Stonebridge Town Centre is about a 2-minute drive away and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 1-hour and 24-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Although there were not many reviews available online at the time of writing, of those consulted, guests showed positive responses towards the hotel's staff, rooms and location.

Guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as available, responsive and efficient.

The hotel's rooms were enjoyed by reviewers. They described them as well maintained, clean, well equipped and spacious, with comfortable beds. One guest did criticize their lodgings, however (see below).

Travellers praised the hotel's proximity to the beach, the beer store and skiing.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, there were very few online reviews available at the time this editorial was written. Of those source, however, one guest found their unit and kitchen to be on the small side and one guest felt the rates were too expensive.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 of 21 specialty lodging in Wasaga Beach with an average rating of 5 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.8 out of 10 from 2 reviews.
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.
Location
  • Snow Valley Ski Resort (21.6 km)
  • Bruce Peninsula National Park (139.4 km)
Map Marker Riverfront Villa
60 River Avenue Crescent, Wasaga Beach, ON