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In Mill River Provincial Park, golf course, pool, spa, clean but worn rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
  • The hotel's on-site amenities (such as golfing and kids activities) were praised by many reviewers
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
Cons
  • Some guests reported worn rooms and poor Wi-Fi
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 22, 2014
Overview
Located about a 4-minute drive from Highway 142 in Mill River Provincial Park, the Rodd Mill River Resort is geared towards golfers or family travellers who prefer a pet-friendly resort-style hotel with on-site dining, a golf course, meeting/banquet space and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms and suites offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and hair dryer. Rooms with a separate bedroom, a living area with a sofabed, a full kitchen and a bathrobe for each guest are also available, and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include a golf course, an indoor pool and waterslide, a sauna, a fitness centre, a games room, tennis and volleyball courts, a spa and wellness centre, seven meeting rooms, a business centre, bicycle rental, free parking and on-site dining at Hernewood Dining Room, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Pets are permitted on request free of charge. 

Bloomfield Mall is about a 10-minute drive away, while The Canadian Potato Museum can be found roughly 13 minutes away by car. Summerside Airport (YSU) is a 43-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets allowed on request free, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: January 13, 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 staff, amenities and rooms.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers, who characterized them as attentive, friendly, professional and helpful. One patron remarked, "From start to finish we were just blown away with the hospitality and warm welcomings from every staffer at Mill River. From the staff at the front desk, to the servers in the onsite restaurant overlooking the 18th Green, every person welcomed us as family in their home".

Many lodgers praised the hotel's amenities. They described the hotel as catering towards golfers and families with children, and cited the hotel's golf course and many recreation activities available for children, including the indoor pool and waterslide and games room.

Several guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, quiet, spacious, well equipped and modern, with comfortable beds. A few travellers were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms.

Although several guests were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, some travellers were disappointed with their lodgings. They reported worn fixtures and carpets, dated decor, poor Wi-Fi connectivity, musty odours, old TVs and inefficient and noisy air conditioning.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 of 1 O'Leary hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 56 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with a 91% recommendation rate from 46 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.8 out of 10 from 12 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 13, 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.
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Map Marker Rodd Mill River Resort
180 Mill River Resort Road Route 136, O'Leary, PE