Located a 9-minute drive from the US/Canada border on Highway 3, the Comfort Inn Ambassador Bridge is suited for car travellers who require a hotel with easy highway access and a free breakfast.
This hotel has 124 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, a sitting area, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer one or two queen beds, while suites with a separate bedroom, a sitting area with a sofabed, a jetted tub, a fireplace, a microwave and a bathrobe for each guest are also available.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool with waterslide, a hot tub, fitness facilites, a business centre, meeting and conference space, free parking and a free daily continental breakfast. Pets are permitted for an additional $20 per stay, and the hotel offers wheelchair accessible rooms.
Foolery's Sports Bar and Grill is located next door (serving lunch and dinner daily), while XS Family Fun Centre is about a 15-minute drive southwest. Devonshire Mall is roughly a 10-minute drive eastward and Windsor International Airport (YQG) is an 15-minute drive east of the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent on March 5, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $20/stay, wheelchair accessible.
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise for the hotel's staff, rooms and location.
Numerous guests complimented the hotel's staff and characterized them as welcoming, accommodating and helpful in offering directions and restaurant suggestions.
The hotel's rooms were praised by many reviewers. They were described as clean, well equipped, modern and spacious, with comfortable beds and great water pressure in the showers.
Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location and said it was close to the Ambassador Bridge, highway access, restaurants and shopping.
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints about the noise transfer and the breakfast area.
A few guests complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported hearing noise from children's hockey teams running up and down the hallways, as well as from a fire alarm and neighbours in adjacent rooms.
While the majority of reviewers were pleased with the free breakfast's quality and variety, a couple of guests were disappointed with the size of the breakfast room and reported limited seating.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 of 34 Windsor hotels from 45 reviews.
Expedia.com guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 with an 84% recommendation rate from 55 reviews.
The author called the hotel on March 5, 2013 to verify some information.