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Older Baie Comeau hotel with free hot breakfast and free parking but mixed reviews

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Many liked the free hot breakfast provided
  • Guests found the location convenient to Hwys 138 and 389
Cons
  • Guests complained of poor maintenance and upkeep at the hotel
  • Dated and sometimes dirty rooms were reported
  • Guests complained of ineffective air conditioning units
  • A few guests complained of a poor Wi-Fi signal
  • The staff received mixed reviews
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jun 9, 2015
Overview
 Hotel Le Comte is an older property that offers basic accommodations near Hwy 138, a 7-minute drive from the city centre. 

There are 100 smoke-free rooms at this hotel, each with free Wi-Fi, free local calls, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms are furnished with double, queen or king beds. Accessible rooms are available.

Free parking is available on site with room for oversized vehicles. Pets are permitted at this hotel for $25 per stay, per pet.

A free hot breakfast is provided to guests daily, which is not currently a buffet style but a sit-down breakfast. There is a restaurant on site, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. There is also a bar for guests who want to relax with a drink or a snack.  

On-site amenities include an elevator, a fitness centre, a hot tub, a business centre, dry cleaning, a guest laundry and tennis courts.

This hotel is a minute's drive from Highway 138. It's a 14-minute walk to Lac Provencher (beach access, swimming, picnicking). Mall shopping is nearby at Centre Manicouagan, just over a 5-minute drive away. Mont Ti Basse (downhill skiing and tubing) is an 11-minute drive away. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with front desk on June 9, 2015: the free breakfast is a sit-down one, not a buffet style and pets can stay for $25 per stay, each
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The Good
The hotel's guests provided mixed opinions online in the reviews that were recently read for this report. The brightest spots for this hotel were the free breakfast and the location, which were typically well liked and approved by guest reviewers.

The non-buffet style breakfast of hot eggs was appreciated by many of the reviewers.

Guests appreciated this hotel's proximity to Highway 138, only a minute's drive and appreciated the Shell gas station, and Mike's Restaurant close by. 



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The Bad
The hotel's guests provided mixed opinions online in the reviews that were recently read for this report. Many guests complained about a lack of maintenance, poor cleanliness and about ineffective air conditioning units.

Guests said that this hotel was showing its age and in need of some attention. The rooms received a lot of criticism for being very dated and for lacking repair. Guests cited rusted ceilings, areas of their bathrooms that were rusted, broken locks, stained and dirty carpets and leaky ceilings. 

Other complaints touched on a lack of expected cleanliness. Some guests complained about musty odours and dust and cobwebs in their rooms and also being given rooms that were not serviced from the previous guest, with dirty sheets and bathrooms.

Many reviewers also complained about loud, rattling air conditioning units that were ineffective at cooling the room.

A few guests complained of a poor Wi-Fi signal during their stay.

The guests provided mixed reviews of the staff, with some finding them friendly and polite and some saying the service at the hotel was poor, with uncaring, curt and unfriendly staff.

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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers ranked this hotel #6 out of 10 Baie Comeau hotels based on 54 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 7.3 out of 10 based on 142 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 3.3 out of 5 based on 139 reviews.


Editor's Analysis by Heather W.
Analyzed by Heather W.
Driven by the sense that every person, place or thing has a story to tell and a skill for being in the wrong place at the right time, Heather is a well-traveled writer.
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Map Marker Hotel Le Comte
285 Lasalle Blvd, Baie Comeau, QC